Fly Life Magazine

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Opinion: New Zealand guides don’t wear taps on wade boots

If stealth is the best way to approach fly fishing for trouts, why would cleats attached to wade boots be of any use to a veteran fly fisher embracing stealth? [...]

August 22, 2019 Destinations, New Zealand, Opinion, RECENT, Slide

Taking the wind out of your cast

The success and enjoyment of fly fishing are directly related to your ability to present your fly to fish in many weather conditions effectively. [...]

February 8, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Twin Rivers Cottages – Mataura River – Gore, New Zealand

The Mataura has the highest brown trout population and catch rates of any New Zealand river and is famous for its superb mayfly hatches. [...]

January 7, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Yes, there’s even camo underwear now

Hey, if you need camo underwear, we know where you can get them. But what would you need them for? Never mind - sorry I asked. [...]

October 8, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Thank you Orvis and Wm. G. Tapply for this video

Rarely do we see a film that so entraps that we watch over and over. The Damsels in Distress film by Sharptail Media is one of those films. [...]

July 26, 2018 RECENT, Slide

A New Zealander laments: My angling paradise is over envied

New Zealanders face the same dilemma - protect our environment, our proud recreational history, and for the US, our outdoor legacy of public lands [...]

July 16, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Opinion: Become a better angler by hitting your target, wherever it is.

If you can fly cast big, you will do well in any ballpark - add accuracy, and you’ll surprisingly exceed your expectations. Be a complete player. [...]

May 14, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Try it. You’re gonna like the way it looks

The Zelon Musk midge fly is made distinguishable by one unique, little-used material; white, micro Zelon fibers. [...]

December 8, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Thoughts on Litter Louts

Those who trash your river, beach, national park, public lands, and national monuments are on the rise. Grass roots cleanup groups need to grow their numbers as well. [...]

June 5, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Video: NZ’s South Island with Sage Fly Fish and Barnaby Bos

Barnaby Bos hits the South Island of New Zealand with Sage Fly Fishing for some absurdly good trout fishing. The place is a hallowed land of monsters [...]

December 19, 2016 RECENT, Slide, Videos