Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "flats" Tag

TGIF: Out Of Office

Seasons and summers, stripers and flats, fly fishing and out of doors always seem like short-time events when you live in northern climes, so get "Out of Office" now. [...]

July 26, 2019 Fly Fishing, RECENT, Slide, Videos

It’s time to ratchet up bonefish conservation, scientists say

A team of scientists found the decline is affecting all of South Florida and began in 1985, with the lowest catches seen after 1999. [...]

February 15, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Striped bass fishing the Northeast flats soon

These fish move and it helps me if I can embark on trips from different locations to stay close to the body of fish and in the lee of prevailing winds. [...]

March 27, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

The Bahamas: The rewrite can be called “the flats conspiracy”

Prescott Smith, the dictator of The Bahamas Fly Fishing Industry Association, has ushered in chaos, hard times for Bahamians and a science disconnect. Forgive them . . . [...]

December 13, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, The Bahamas

Destinations: With new regs, loss belongs to anglers and Bahamian economy

Prescott Smith, dictator of the The Bahamas Fly Fishing Industry Association, has ushered in chaos, hard times for Bahamians and a science disconnect. [...]

May 10, 2016 Destinations, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust: Bahamian school kids get to know their bonefish flats

Justin will continue his outreach efforts throughout the islands he visits, educating students and adults alike about the importance of the flats and bonefish. [...]

November 12, 2015 Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, RECENT, Slide

Advice: Sight fishing is as good as it gets, but . . .

Casting well, and getting the fly to the fish quickly are the cornerstones of effective angling for everything from trouts to bonefish. Multiple false casts will ruin a good outing; anywhere [...]

August 21, 2015 Advice, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Bahamas: How would new flats regs effect your fishing?

A person who engages in commercial fishing in the Bahamas flats commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding five thousand dollars, or to imprisonment [...]

June 22, 2015 Destinations, RECENT, Slide

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust: Wanna’ get a big bang for your buck?

Bonefish and Tarpon Trust's mission is to conserve and enhance bonefish, tarpon, and permit fisheries both here in the USA and around the globe. [...]

June 10, 2015 Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, FEATURE STORY, Slide

News: 2015 Bonefish & Tarpon Trust Journal is out

No organization delivers such in-depth information to its members or so eagerly invites guides and members to participate in scientific quests. [...]

February 3, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide