Fly Life Magazine

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Many never gauged his recklessness, until now

"The millions of children newly back to school could give this administration’s officials a basic science lesson: wetlands and streams connect to larger rivers." [...]

October 2, 2019 Clean Water Rule, Conservation, Donald Trump, Fly Fishing, RECENT, Slide

She said: “Crappie fishing is so much fun it ought to be done in bed”

If you can find one crappie, there are dozens more nearby. Panfish, in general, do not cruise to hunt, they park and ambush near structures, but often found in open water at night. [...]

October 1, 2019 Book Review, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Fishing, Slide

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

Rob Kramer speaks about how he came to care about Wild Oceans

Wild Oceans emphasizes conserving top predators like billfish, tunas, and sharks -- wolves of the sea that preserve the survival of all fish, marine mammals, and seabirds. [...]

September 30, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Industry News, Slide, Wild Oceans

Fly Tying: Gartside’s Gurgler

You can fish the "Gurgler" many many ways in freshwater or saltwater. Versatile to the extreme. So many species fall for this fly. [...]

September 30, 2019 Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide

Industry News: Orvis Launches 50/50 on the Water Film Tour

Orvis' 50/50 was a great concept, but it got off to a slow start for reasons not covered here, but the same players got it figured out, and the Film Tour looks excellent. [...]

September 27, 2019 Fly Fishing, Industry News, Orvis 50/50, RECENT, Slide

It’s time to catch Micropterus dolomieu. Make mine hellgrammites on #4s 

Hellgrammites seem to have an even chance at catching any freshwater fish, but waters in which smallmouth habituate seem to have an abundance of them. [...]

September 27, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, smallmouth bass

Industry News: Conservation bill to aid fishery habitats off to good start

Good bills take too much time. Because of Citizens United, politicians never stop running for office. They read nothing. Lobbyists run our legislative branch for big bucks. [...]

September 26, 2019 Conservation, Politics, RECENT, Slide

News: Flybraries are little “libraries” for fly fishing

Why not leave a fly at the Flybrary near you? If there is not yet a Flybrary near you, start one. There always has to be the first fly, so, start a Flybrary [...]

September 26, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, News, Slide

Authoritarian sabotage: How to scuttle America’s self-image

“There’s a ton of different scenarios that have occurred that show that Trump does not care about progressing climate change or climate science, in general." [...]

September 25, 2019 RECENT, Science deniers, Slide, Trump