Fly Life Magazine

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News: Flybraries are little “libraries” for fly fishing

Why not leave a fly at the Flybrary near you? If there is not yet a Flybrary near you, start one. There always has to be the first fly, so, start a Flybrary [...]

September 26, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, News, Slide

Raidzap UV Resin

Raidzap, developed by some brainy guys in Denmark, is non-toxic and when properly cured, leaves no sticky residue. [...]

September 4, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

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

Natural alternatives to “DEET” are getting the job done

We can all agree C12H17NO [DEET] can kill us and produce the Silent Spring that Rachel Carson warned against in her award-winning book. There are alternatives. [...]

August 12, 2019 News, Of Interest, Out of Doors, RECENT, Slide

Walleye at 20-feet or less

Walleye (Sander vitreus) is very much worth a destination trip - usually accompanying them are smallmouth bass and in some instances, crappie. [...]

June 24, 2019 Advice, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Evolution of the Marabou Tarpon Toad Fly

Hoover and Andy Mill went on to fish the Marabou Toad pattern extensively with well documented success in the highest levels of the competitive sport. [...]

April 8, 2019 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos

The Land Captain and his published works

Steve Kantner approaches fly fishing with the heart of a child and the mind of a biologist. [...]

March 11, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

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

Industry News: Dr. Slick’s new Razor Scissors

Anybody who has tied flies for more than a week knows who Dr Slick is and owns at least one tool. A Dr Slick product is on every tiers bench. [...]

September 5, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Industry News: RIO’s new series of Skagit style shooting heads

The InTouch Skagit Max GameChanger - Skagit style shooting heads built with multiple density changes giving Spey anglers depth control and smooth casts. [...]

August 2, 2018 RECENT, Slide