Fly Life Magazine

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If you need a fly fishing fix, usually largemouth bass are right around the corner

In every state but Alaska, largemouth bass come to a fly when properly teased. No one ever says catching Micropterus salmoides was a tiresome experience. [...]

September 3, 2019 Bass, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Opinion: Can you or can you “knot” look beyond your current view

Fishing knots are as personal as your written signature, but a better fishing knot can improve our catch statistics. Knots demand our most thoughtful scrutiny. [...]

August 30, 2019 FEATURE STORY, fly tying knots, Opinion, Slide

Opinion: In the art of exaggeration fluorocarbon leaders get my nod

Comparatively, quality mono, and fluoro leader materials each have real advantages, but they are minuscule in real-time performance. Fluoro is 2 X more expensive - you choose. [...]

August 28, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Looking Back, Opinion, Research, Slide

An old classic Caddis Pupa tied with modern-day materials

It's not often a fly that looks pro-tied because it appears to be complicated is, in point of fact, easy and fun to tie. Oh, and it's a proven veteran. Tie a dozen. [...]

August 27, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

Casting for Recovery and getting to know all about you

CfR’s retreats offer opportunities for women to find inspiration, discover renewed energy for life, and experience healing connections with other women and nature. [...]

August 26, 2019 Casting for Recovery, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide

The 6 things you most need to know about Trump’s new climate plan

Trump quashes Obama era EPA Rules which will increase both carbon dioxide and local air pollutants, along with their health impacts, in more than a dozen states. [...]

August 23, 2019 Conservation News, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Trump

Fly tying is an art and makes our lives more satisfying

Jack Reis' Jigged Clouser Minnow is easy to tie, introduces a unique jig hook, and makes retrieving and swimming it good enough for a novice to succeed. [...]

August 22, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

Introducing non-native fish species has altered fish communities and landscapes

There is no denying US inland waters have been irreversibly altered by government and private endeavors to expand the culinary options for the states' fish eaters [...]

August 21, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, non-native fish, Slide, Worth Knowing

You couldn’t go fishing then and back to the future smells worse

The purpose of environmental law is to protect and preserve the environment - the two main subjects control of pollution, and the conservation and management of land. [...]

August 15, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Looking Back, Opinion, Slide

Industry News: Ted Koch, Career Federal Resource Manager, Joins BHA Board

Koch seems to believe our inability to communicate the fundamental ideas of public lands, the Endangered Species Act and conservation, in general, are the most significant challenges. [...]

August 14, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Industry News, Public Lands, Slide