Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "Leaders" 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

Opinion: In the art of exaggeration fluorocarbon leaders get my nod

Comparatively, quality mono, and fluoro leader materials each have real advantages, but they are minuscule in real-time performance. Fluoro is 2 X more expensive - you choose. [...]

August 28, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Looking Back, Opinion, Research, Slide

The Perfection Loop won’t slip or hang up

Flager's videos offer the best instructions, uses only non-Kryptonite cost materials and never imposes with boring guy BS. [...]

April 10, 2019 RECENT, Slide

Setting it all up: Do you know how?

Boxed into setting up your reel with backing, fly line, and leader also means knots and materials that have different origins. Managing is easy via this video. [...]

July 3, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Tippet rings and tapered leaders, the “Odd Coupling”

Tippet rings and tapered leaders can just about master any fly fishing scenario. One trick is to repackage already tied up tapered leaders with the rings. [...]

April 23, 2018 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Is your fly in play?

When it comes to leader construction, think short leaders for sinking lines and longer leaders if you are using a floating line. [...]

July 26, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Gear Review: ARC Fishing’s leaders and tippets are on point

ARC Fishing is a niche fly fishing company that has concentrated its efforts on doing a couple of things very well: fly lines, leaders and tippets. [...]

September 7, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Gear, Gear Review, Slide

Opinion: Climbing the ladder to better fly fishing is all in the details

The devil is in the detail. It has been said before about many endeavors, but when it comes to fly fishing nothing could be truer. It boils down to things like knots, casting and fly line choices [...]

December 4, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Opinion, Slide

Industry News: RIO’s Indicator Tippet and Euro Nymph Leaders

RIO Products brings two new products to Euro Nymph anglers with their innovative 2-Tone Indicator Tippet and Euro Nymph Leaders. [...]

December 2, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Industry News, News, Slide

Industry News: RIO hits the mark with tell all knot vids

“We wanted to create a resource for anglers to easily learn more about a variety of knots and to learn how different leader and tippet materials influence the end result" [...]

June 2, 2015 Industry News, RECENT, Slide