Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "Shawn Leadon" Tag

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

Three casts that can save your bacon

The Belgian Cast, Reach Cast and Waterhaul are simple to learn and incredibly useful for fly fisherman of all ilks. [...]

May 1, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry News: Bahamas – They are done listening to us

Certification of lodges should be done by the Bahamas Fly Fishing Industry Association . . . The legitimizing of the Fishing Guide Profession for Bahamian Citizens only - populist visions [...]

August 7, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Industry News, Slide

The Bahamas: Oh where, oh where are the Bahamas going?

It was Prescott Smith and Shawn Leadon who proposed doing away with foreign lodge owners and spoiled for a chance to become fishing license czars [...]

July 7, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, The Bahamas

The Bahamas Problem: Conspiring just got a bad rap . . .

Oliver White, Abaco Lodge owner said he has already seen several client groups cancel trips because they felt they were no longer welcome in the Bahamas [...]

June 29, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Tips & Tactics: Casting in the wind and it’s complications

To professional fly fishing guides it's frustrating, and annoying, that a strikingly high percentage of their beginner and even intermediate fly angling clients don’t practice - ever, flubbing good shot after good shot - practice to catch fish [...]

October 6, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Video: The Kackhanded and Belgian casts beat the wind

How to save your fly rod, your head and body from being attacked by a wind blown fly [...]

December 12, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Uncategorized, Videos