Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "largemouth bass" Tag

The cheap “Easy Tied Froggy” gets high marks at my “Regional Combine Invitational”

This "Easy Tied Froggy" is best when tied on XL long shank hooks [at least 2xl, but 4xl better] with a straight eye, but it looks pretty plausible on a tube as well. [...]

January 10, 2020 Fly Fishing, RECENT, Slide, Videos

Corporate research, corporate bass, and corporate leeches

Sometimes just going with the flow works out great. Double-digit bass on a five get one's attention, but it was the reel, a Seigler SF that gets the ovation. [...]

October 29, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, largemouth bass, Slide, Videos

If you need a fly fishing fix, usually largemouth bass are right around the corner

In every state but Alaska, largemouth bass come to a fly when properly teased. No one ever says catching Micropterus salmoides was a tiresome experience. [...]

September 3, 2019 Bass, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Fly tying is an art and makes our lives more satisfying

Jack Reis' Jigged Clouser Minnow is easy to tie, introduces a unique jig hook, and makes retrieving and swimming it good enough for a novice to succeed. [...]

August 22, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

The metal chuckers are way ahead of fluff chuckers

Fluff chuckers can learn a lot from metal chuckers - they've been at it longer and fish harder. Think tournaments regarding knowing more. [...]

June 17, 2019 Advice, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide

The Land Captain and his published works

Steve Kantner approaches fly fishing with the heart of a child and the mind of a biologist. [...]

March 11, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Bassmaster: The Sam Rayburn Reservoir No. 1

2018 List Of Bassmaster Magazine’s 100 Best Bass Lakes. Just fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, and stripers would probably satisfy over half of all anglers - of any angling persuasion. [...]

July 5, 2018 RECENT, Slide

All about largies – Micropterus salmoides

The largemouth bass lives in all types of water, including swamps, streams, ponds, lakes, reservoirs, creeks and large rivers. [...]

May 4, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Wednesday Fish Facts

Sunfish? You don’t know what you’re missing

Ditch rip lips - embrace the ceremony of fly fishing to arouse the passion of greater reverberations within yourself - Thomas McGuane (paraphrased) [...]

April 10, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Tips & Tactics: Casting accuracy is rewarding

The reasons for misfires in fly casting are many. The most common is not keeping the stroke on the same plane - relative to the ground... [...]

September 8, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics