Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "China" Tag

Trump China tax to be paid by 10 million anglers

“The backbone of the fly fishing industry is small- to mid-sized business. Locally-owned and employing local people.” -- Ben Bullis of AFFTA. [...]

May 13, 2019 News, RECENT, Slide

China is on its way to making “the empty ocean” a reality

China’s distant water fishing fleet is 2,460 vessels (2012 and 2014). The latter figure is ten times the size of the United States’ distant water fleet. [...]

July 2, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Getting good at trashing

From the whale, sea lions, and birds to the microscopic organisms, plastic significantly affects marine life, onshore and offshore - ingestion or entanglement [...]

June 30, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Sharks kill only 12 people per year, so let’s slaughter them?

The thoughtless slaughter of sharks by the Japanese and Chinese for the false belief that there is some mystical power vested in a shark's fin is ludicrous [...]

January 31, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

News: Bahamas considers granting commercial fishing rights to Chinese

Bahamian Minister of Agriculture & Marine Resources, V. Alfred Gray authorized the Bahamas ambassador to China in writing to pursue talks with the Chinese. [...]

November 15, 2016 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Shark Week: Aahhhhh! Five scary shark myths busted

Popular culture, the source of more myths than any cable TV network could dream up, has given us shark BS, and beliefs such as suckers compete with native fish [...]

June 29, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Shark Week, Slide

Industry News: The 2016 5-weight shootout winner a repeat

George Anderson, owner of the Yellowstone Angler, has annualized a 5-weight shootout that has captured the attention of the fly fishing industry. [...]

December 2, 2015 Industry News, RECENT, Slide

News: Rich countries pay zombie fishing boats $5 billion a year to plunder the seas

Governments tend to be leery of slashing subsidies because of the potential impact on jobs and, hence, politics. [...]

June 30, 2014 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

News: China’s Illegal Fishing Expeditions Threaten World Waters

Over the past decade, 4,600 unlicensed Chinese vessels were apprehended in South Korean waters, reports Korea’s Yonhap News Agency. [...]

November 20, 2013 News, RECENT, Slide