Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "largemouth bass" Tag

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

At the Vise: Black marabou leech – hook or tube

This black marabou leech has significant attractor value. When tying them, make the tails in big, short clumps, so they'll be "fat". [...]

July 31, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Tips & Tactics: Born again bassin’

Bass fight hard and become aerialists for your pleasure. I’ve come to revere them as the best - pound for pound - gamefish. [...]

May 19, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics