Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "great lakes" Tag

Michigan DNR pledging $8 million to Asian carp barrier in Illinois

Stopping invasive carp from getting into the Great Lakes is one of the most important things we can do to protect Michigan's signature natural resource [...]

November 6, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Former Michigan DNR chief tells story of how salmon got to Great Lakes

In the abundance of alewives, Tanner saw an opportunity. He wanted to establish a recreational fishing industry and thought the alewives would be great prey for salmon. [...]

March 19, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

There isn’t a single good reason to not fish tube flies

Taking the step into tube fly tying couldn't cost more than $25 to $40. All feathers and fur are the same tying techniques. [...]

October 16, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Unnatural History – Sea lamprey control in the Great Lakes

Lamprey impact on commercial harvest of lake trout in Lake Michigan - 5.5 million pounds went to 402-pounds seven years later. Lakes Superior and Huron: worse. [...]

August 21, 2018 RECENT, Slide

GMO’s, Monsanto, Poisons, Roundup, and Other Deadly Toxins…

Investors are hoping their brush with infamy can become a daily occurrence now that they are combined as one giant chemical leviathan. [...]

August 14, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Brown Trout: The Angler’s Notepad

For most, catching big fish is a pure luck event, for other's, it's a lifelong pursuit. The latter requires a temperament of patience [...]

August 23, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Getting good at trashing

From the whale, sea lions, and birds to the microscopic organisms, plastic significantly affects marine life, onshore and offshore - ingestion or entanglement [...]

June 30, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

The Great Lakes, a fishery with worries

The current administration prides itself in eradicating environmental programs created by Obama, like restoring the Great Lakes ecology [...]

June 2, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Gear: Sometimes the swingin’ switch rod prevails

The switch rods increased length is convincing because it allows most anglers’ to comfortably cast either two-handed or single-handed. [...]

February 7, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Wednesday Fish Facts: Oncorhynchus kisutch – coho salmon

Coho salmon are the last of the Pacific salmons to make a showing. All the fishing activity is around the spawn cycle, which is typically at its best in September and October. [...]

April 27, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Wednesday Fish Facts