Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "permit" Tag

Reminder: Support BTT on #GivingTuesday

In less than a decade, BTT has learned more about flats fisheries and its game fish inhabitants than was known for a century prior. [...]

November 27, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Permit are hard to entice. This rudimentary crab fly has fans

Hungry tailers, great crab pattern, perfect cast, good fly movement, moving to it... eat, eat, eat! Nope, just another picky Trachinotus falcatus [...]

November 26, 2018 At The Vise, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide

The value of fly fishing travel consultants vs. booking it all yourself

Nothing is more satisfying than a well-planned, hassle free fly fishing trip. Here is how to achieve exactly that. [...]

September 26, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry News: Bonefish & Tarpon Trust update on habitats

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust has made strides so significant in the understanding the flats fisheries that they have worldwide scientific recognition. [...]

September 17, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Renewed hope is in the message of teaching

In the Bahamas, BTT has sharpened its focus on outreach and education based on the scientific research they've conducted throughout the islands. [...]

August 7, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

The briny flats without a Merkin? Never

No one goes to the Bahamas without Del’s Merkin Crab flies. Sophisticated bonefish and permit anglers have won tournaments using ONLY that pattern. [...]

June 19, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Why is permit on the menu at “hip” Miami eatery?

Top Chef contestant McGinnis condescendingly argues, "I know a lot about fishing, dear. Whoever it is who’s telling you [it's a permit] doesn’t know what they’re talking about," Renowned marine biologists disagree. [...]

May 15, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: Furry foam crab fly

This pattern can be tied in brown, tan, olive or anything that gets your fancy. Different color legs can be incorporated as well. [...]

March 9, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

At The Vise: Branham Swimming Crab

Rupert Harvey is a master tyer whose videos will teach you many cool tricks and details. I especially like this simple crab pattern. [...]

January 19, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide

At The Vise: Creating weedguards

Weed guards have no sex appeal, but they sure get the job done when called for, like around structures, cover, heavy flats cover and popping a fly off a bank or lily pad [...]

December 19, 2017 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics