Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "catch & release" Tag

There’s more to releasing a fish than just letting go…

The easiest way to safely release a fish is in the water but in saltwater away from the water because of sharks. [...]

March 29, 2019 Conservation, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

It’s not just catch and release, it’s much more

For years, anglers thought that a salmon could survive beating its head on the rocks during releases. Now we know any fish will die if released that way. [...]

July 20, 2018 RECENT, Slide

He killed a trout and no mea culpa. Hang him?

Catching one trout to eat during a season is not a bad thing. Just remember, don't kill that big one, let moma breed some more. She's got what it takes. [...]

June 14, 2018 RECENT, Slide

There’s more to catch & release than saying it

Carefully releasing a wild fish live increases, exponentially, the prospects for future generations of the species. Just remember to keep the fish in the water. #keepemwet [...]

January 8, 2018 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Federation of Fly Fishers: A Code of Angling Ethics

The mission of the Federation of Fly Fishers is to lead activities that enhance and support the fly fishing experience for all anglers [...]

August 2, 2016 Federation of Fly Fishers, RECENT, Slide

Friday Fish Frame: Josi’s known as Catch & Release

They have details and coloring that you might not see immediately. This is where the painting comes into play - the fly angler and the artist swim together. [...]

August 29, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide

News: Limited harvest starts September 1 for Florida snook

While the fishery is more than 90 percent catch-and-release, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission encourages anglers to continue to use moderation [...]

August 27, 2014 News, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: Letting sharks off the hook

The sport of shark fishing has its roots in Montauk [...]

July 26, 2013 Conservation, RECENT, Spot

Conservation: Do an in-water photo-op and release – think jaw, gills and support points

Just because a fish swims away doesn't mean that it lives to be caught another day [...]

June 17, 2013 Conservation, RECENT, Slide, Spot