Fly Life Magazine

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Industry News: St. Croix no longer second tier with pro fly fishing guides

St. Croix fly rods, freshwater and saltwater entries are easily the best bang for your buck, and no longer back-up rods. These rods can fish. [...]

January 16, 2020 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Rods, freshwater fly fishing, saltwater fishing, Slide

We are getting a facelift. Now, catch the 11:01 weekdays – Fly Life

Catch the 11:01 - a new and better Fly Life weekdays. We've been secretly back channeling something new. Please LIKE US - you know where. [...]

December 9, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide, Update

RIO expands its series of InTouch sink tips for longer rod spey anglers

RIO Products seems to stay out front with their InTouch technology and continued innovations. [...]

December 3, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide, Spey Rods

First-time winners take trout and walleye stamp contests

Flowering from the minds and hands of men and women, boys and girls some the best fish art come from States' Departments of resources. [...]

August 9, 2019 Art, Conservation, RECENT, Slide

A modernized 170-year-old trout fly is still simple and deadly: Red Tag

The big question is, does the Red Tag Wet Fly catch fish? Yes, it has a history of doing that dating back 170 years. I'd never leave home without a half dozen. [...]

August 1, 2019 Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Videos

Garmin enters the trolling motor business with Force™

The best freshwater fishing in the US and Canada is accessible via skiffs - those powered by electric trolling motors have an advantage. [...]

July 9, 2019 RECENT, Review, Slide, Videos

Opinion: So far, the best leader system has been a hybrid

With no failures, I'm confident that a tapered leader combined with a tippet ring is the strongest, fastest to tie and most versatile system. [...]

October 17, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Why wouldn’t you use a furled leader?

Furled leaders do take some getting used to, but using one isn't a negative. I have a perfectly functional furled leader on my 7-weight, and I have no idea how old it is. [...]

September 11, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Industry News: RIO Products Launches Flies 

RIO Products’ Simon Gawesworth, Far Bank Enterprises (Sage, RIO, Redington) didn’t move into the “Flies” business on a two beer whim. They mean it. [...]

July 10, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Was the answer in the headlines?

A predatory invasion into freshwater by striped bass to harvest Atlantic salmon smolt in Northeast America's waters is part of climate change reality [...]

November 14, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide