Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "guiding" Tag

Profile: Emily Roley is the acorn that grew into a forest

Emily Roley chucked it all, left a career that paid all the bills with enough left over to buy and collect "stuff." She took another path after 15 big city years [...]

February 12, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Expert outdoor travel companies “wade” in on bonefishing trips

You might want to ditch what you think you know, take a step back, and listen to the wisdom of well-worn travelers and outfitters. [...]

September 13, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Finding unpaved places

Could the world, now so connected by the internet, have a story of adventure and discovery be experienced and written about... or could it? [...]

July 27, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

In fly fishing, men are not equal to women

Except for innate strength, women guides are at no disadvantage to men, especially in the more crucially important areas of communication and attitude [...]

May 10, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

This guide needs a national audience

It was the way it was back then, nobody thought anything at all about taking as many as possible each and every trip you could. Fish were meant to be eaten... [...]

May 3, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Women anglers favorably impacting outdoor life

Female anglers are now as much a 25% of all anglers... according to ASA sources. Their conservation contributions outweigh that percentage [...]

March 8, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Fly Tying: An old adage is for tyers is “Keep it simple stupid.”

Glinton’s fly was long ago imported from the Bahamas by Orvis and will stay on their shelves for decades to come because it catches fish. [...]

April 4, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust: Conservation Captain for January 2016 is Capt. Will Vallely

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust has Conservation captains all over the world. Their contributions have advanced the science on genetics and contributed to such standards as no-take [...]

January 15, 2016 Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust: September 2015 Conservation Captain of the Month

I can only speak about the areas where I fish and think that the lack of controls in the water on behalf of the authorities is one, I believe people take more than they are allowed to [...]

September 24, 2015 Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Fly Fishing: It takes more than think, if you do it every day

He does 25 push-ups and 25 sit-ups. “I do the full sit-up rather than crunches,” he says. Mr. Hobbs is a hunter and says in hunting season he gets a core workout from his weighted bow [...]

September 23, 2015 Fly Fishing, RECENT, Slide