Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "Of Interest" Tag

Of Interest: It was Tippecanoe or man, this kayak is definitely not built for fishing . . .

Kayaks, by anyone's measure these days, have matured into very comfortable, go anywhere fishing machines for anglers of any persuasion. More importantly, these newer kayaks can go where others cannot [...]

April 8, 2016 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Of Interest: Why are we such a small tribe? Could it be linked to casting?

Fly fishing is a minuscule part of a much larger picture, sport fishing. In terms of numbers of participants, golf is dwarfed by fishing. [...]

March 24, 2016 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Of Interest: Recognizing Presidents Day via our past Anglers-in-Chief

Presidents past, like Herbert Hoover, could afford long angling vacations of up to several weeks and even months. Today, that is becoming impossible due to world affairs being so unsettled [...]

February 15, 2016 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Of Interest: Fluoro vs. Mono – food for thought

I despondently reeled in the line only to discover that the trace had actually broken where the tail had rubbed against it rather than the lure come free. [...]

January 5, 2016 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide, Uncategorized

Of Interest: How one woman is teaching herself to fly fish

I think fly-fishing has a clear, active presence in today’s culture on a lot of levels, but something about the sport always struck me as linked to tradition. [...]

December 30, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Of Interest, Slide

Of Interest: Patagonia’s anti-growth strategy

The company’s anti-materialistic stance ramped up on Black Friday, 2011, with a memorable full-page advertisement in the Times that read, “Don’t Buy This Jacket.” [...]

December 29, 2015 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide, Uncategorized

Video: Lefty Kreh helps vets via. Project Healing Waters

Kreh has fished with Castro, Hemingway, Dukes and Earls, Ted Williams, POTUS'... In this informative video, Lefty instructs for Project Healing Waters [...]

December 28, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Of Interest, Slide

Of Interest: Forbes’ Capt. Paul Dixon interview by Monte Burke

When I first came east in the early ‘80s, all I wanted to do was catch a striper on my fly rod.. but by then, stripers had pretty much disappeared. [...]

December 28, 2015 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide, Uncategorized

Of Interest: Amberjack’s April Vokey interview

I suppose for me fly fishing is like the relationship I had during college — it makes me feel alive, special, invigorated, and as one with nature. [...]

December 18, 2015 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Of Interest: The Ted Williams interview by Monte Burke

It doesn’t follow that most sportsmen are environmentalists. As a group they tend to be politically naïve and easily manipulated by their worst enemies [...]

December 16, 2015 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide