Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "catch and release" Tag

The 3 R’s of striped bass

The Three R's of striped bass: “RELEASE properly,” “REDUCE mortality”, and “REBUILD striped bass. [...]

October 22, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

That big one? Safely releasing it is best

There’s more to catch and release than bragging about your belief in it. Proper playing, handling and releasing is important - ask any pro [...]

April 5, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Atlantic salmon and two-legged migration

The Margaree has not been immune to the troubles. Recent measures of habitat restoration and mandated catch-and-release are helping. [...]

November 17, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

This guide needs a national audience

It was the way it was back then, nobody thought anything at all about taking as many as possible each and every trip you could. Fish were meant to be eaten... [...]

May 3, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Tournament: Louisiana 2016 – Tarpon Rodeo still slaughtering tarpon

In Louisiana, there just doesn't seem to be an end to killing off tarpon just for the boast of it. Game fish like tarpon should be caught and released - more than once [...]

August 5, 2016 RECENT, Slide, Tournament

News: Overview of Quebec Atlantic Salmon Angling – 2015

Migrating Atlantic salmon are being netted by Greenland and no amount of reason is stopping their over-harvesting. [...]

July 10, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

News: Low salmon returns prompt responsible action

For conservation reasons, there will be no retention of Atlantic salmon in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia this year. Fishing will be catch-and-release only [...]

April 13, 2015 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Conservation: Good catch and release practices

While fishing for one species, like a bonefish, an opportunistic 40-pound tarpon races from nowhere and grabs the fly. That 7- 8-weight hasn’t the backbone to settle the catch in a few minutes [...]

February 4, 2015 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Uncategorized

News: ASF urging anglers to release all Atlantic salmon

The Atlantic Salmon Federation is urging anglers throughout eastern Canada to release all the salmon they catch, whether large or small. [...]

August 12, 2014 News, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: With striped bass catch and release, are we innocent?

Nothing kills a good fish buzz like seeing a fleet of weekend warriors... gaffing every 40- to 50-pounder they are able to get to the boat. [...]

July 15, 2014 Conservation, Fly Fishing, RECENT, Slide