Fly Life Magazine

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Book Review: Frank O’Brien, a man with a vision, passion and “True Grit”

The origin of offshore big game fishing can be found in this book, and Frank O'Brien was a part of it. He loved what he did, flourished in it and influenced it in a big way [...]

July 20, 2016 Book Review, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Feature Story: To many fly anglers it is only ‘fishing’ if the IGFA rigging rules are in play

Although many complain about the rigorous rules of engagement imposed on fly anglers when it comes to many species. Others look at the rigging rule hardships as challenges to be overcome, especially so for the select club of offshore anglers [...]

May 23, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot

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

Conservation: Are baitfish the honeybees of the oceans?

Baitfish represent the primary link in an undersea food web that unites all marine creatures—from tiny invertebrates to mammals and birds. [...]

April 22, 2015 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Take Action: Help the BTT support IGFA’s efforts to protect Florida’s forage fish

Bonefish Tarpon Trust is joining colleagues at the International Game Fish Association who are leading an effort that will help protect the future of Florida’s fisheries. [...]

March 20, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Take Action

Book Review: Stu Apte’s favorite long stories told short, “My Life in Fishing”

. . . an amusing episode with Harry and Bess Truman on board Stu's skiff, an impromptu side-of-the-road meeting with Ted Williams that led to a forty-year friendship, and an afternoon of drinking with Hemingway [...]

January 12, 2015 Book Review, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: Bonefish & Tarpon Trust symposium again a huge success

Fly and spin fishing clinics were held for the attendees to enjoy as well as panel discussions with some of today’s most knowledgeable fishing guides and angling legends... [...]

November 24, 2014 Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Monday Gear Review: Build a better Boga-Grip?

Tons of companies have attempted to build a better Boga and frankly, nothing comes close to performing as well. Many have tried, nobody has succeeded. [...]

August 18, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Uncategorized

Conservation: Getting you feet wet and keeping them wet

BTT hosts the International Bonefish and Tarpon Symposium every three years in part to provide an update on progress. It provides an opportunity to get up to speed on all that has been learned [...]

June 26, 2014 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Industry News: 5th BTT Symposium scheduled

Meet the world's top tarpon, bonefish, and permit biologists mixed with enjoyable fishing and casting clinics taught by some of the world's top anglers and instructors including Joan Wulff and Andy Mill [...]

June 17, 2014 Industry News, RECENT, Slide