Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "mayflies" Tag

Tips & Tactics: How to make production segmented bodies and tails of anything

Probably the best part of fly tying is discovery. Finding a way to do something easier, getting a hunch and tying segments/tails to just about anything and finding it works. [...]

October 1, 2019 Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos

E pluribus unum – “Out of many, one.” – The Sulfur Comparadun

Some flies, like this Sulphur Comparadun are only difficult to tie because of segmenting symmetry. It takes practice to get abdomen and thorax right. [...]

June 7, 2019 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Warm winter days in the Appalachians

In the southeast, it's becoming more and more common to have winter weather breaks of a week or more - stimulating good trout fly fishing days [...]

January 11, 2019 RECENT, Slide

I love bugs, let me count the ways

Hatches and boils, drakes and paolo worms, trouts and tarpon - these are all things we should expect to witness. Protect your future, vote. [...]

November 6, 2018 At The Vise, Flies, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: March Brown Emerger… emerging soon.

The March Brown is perhaps the most famous of the British mayflies and one of the first major hatches on many streams here in the US every Spring. [...]

March 27, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

Of Interest: Mayfly hatch of “biblical” proportions…

The hatch captured on the National Weather Service’s Doppler radar looks like a rain storm, but is actually a cloud of Hexagenia bilineata mayflies. [...]

August 6, 2014 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide