Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "Fly Shop of Miami" Tag

Reminiscing saltwater and marshes of South Florida and flies tied

Tying flies is learning to pounce on a revelation ASAP. When you go to a fly fishing show - head for the tyers tables - listen and watch. [...]

July 11, 2019 Flies, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Video: Silver Kings Season 3, Full-length Episode 1

Witness the superb sight fishing for tarpon on the fly rod that the Florida Keys have to offers us every spring in this full length episode of Silver Kings. [...]

January 11, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Florida Keys, Slide

Feature Story: Leaders – can you teach and old dog new tricks?

Knotless tapered leaders are made for average everything, average casting distance and average size flies. However, that’s not the real world, and a little adjusting makes all the difference [...]

June 24, 2016 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Tips & Tactics: How to beat the wind and catch more fish

Good fly casters claim the wind is their friend. Casting well in the wind, or any time for that matter, boils down to line speed and aerodynamics. [...]

May 16, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot, Tips & Tactics

Advice: We’re talkin’ ’bout practice…

A golf enthusiast would always put in practice time before teeing off on Saturday, a baseball player even more practice and a tennis player triple that. [...]

September 8, 2015 Advice, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Feature Story: Backing; when the fish takes you there…

Backing materials act as your insurance policy against break-offs from running fresh and saltwater fish like tarpon, giant trevally, jacks, sharks, steelhead... [...]

May 15, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide

News: Fly Shop of Miami to host Belize tarpon tagging discussion

David Olson. managing partner of the The Fly Shop of Miami will be hosting the group on Saturday. The Belize Tarpon Tagging Expedition will be hosted by Andy Mill [...]

March 19, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

Tips & Tactics: If you can’t cast well, forghedaboudit

Sometimes, like when you’re sight fishing, you only get one cast before your quarry either spooks, moves out of range, or swims to a place where you’re unable to reach it. That’s why here, as in hunting, every shot needs [...]

October 10, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Review: A man needs pants to live in. TrueFlies provides.

To fish in Florida you need pants that are lightweight and durable. Bombproof TrueFlies Oyster Creek's are just that... [...]

December 3, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Review: Skip’s 2012 Wish List for Santa

Jorge Martinez is a prize winning artist, qualified angler and part time assistant to David Olson (Managing Partner of The Fly Shop of Miami)hand paints these fly boxes (one additional style available - bonefish with permit) for $50.00 on [...]

December 5, 2012 RECENT, Skiffs & Bay Boats, Slide, Spot