Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "Slide" Tag

RIO tells you how to get lucky on the flats

This Rio "How to" videos illustrates, among other things, the importance of listening to and following a guide's advice. [...]

October 21, 2019 RECENT, Slide, Videos

Taking down the empire by cutting us, the public, out of public lands

The Forest Service is ratcheting up its timber quotas by 45%—levels of timber production our forests haven’t seen in decades - less staff = more mistakes. [...]

October 21, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Losing public accountability, Public Lands, Slide

Fly Fishing for Pink Salmon Along MN’s North Shore

Lake Superior pink salmon run in September. Rain triggers a spawning migration from the lake, and large numbers push into the rivers. [...]

October 18, 2019 RECENT, Slide

How far we haven’t come since Michael Grunwald’s Everglades story “The Swamp”

A century’s worth of dewatering, as well as pollution, dam and canal building, corporate welfare, and bought-and-paid-for politicians, has killed the Everglades. [...]

October 18, 2019 Everglades National Park, Garden & Gun, Pollution, RECENT, Slide

Can you UV? Try it, you’re ‘gonna like the way the fly looks

Although a remarkable product, it is said to lag a bit with more traditional fly tyers. For those who like progress and more perfect flies, UV curing resins are the go-to. [...]

October 17, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, UV Curing

Words out, the bonefish are incredibly hungry on Grand Bahama and Abaco

We can help our neighbors in the Bahamas, and in doing so, hit a virgin stash of bonefish all alone since Dorian - think Grand Bahama and Abaco lodges for this winter. [...]

October 17, 2019 Bahamas, Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, Fly Fishing, RECENT, Slide

What we know about tides makes us better fly fishers and conservationists

Review: Aaron Adams’ paper on tides …ith tarpon season here and so much to do while changing Fly Life from a page flip to an interactive magazine on a WordPress platform, no one had time to finish a book [...]

October 16, 2019 Aaron Adams, Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Uncategorized

Galloup’s Bangtail, a fly for any venue and all seasons

Presented to a snook, it would be made to swim differently than for largemouth bass and tied altogether differently for a trout than an ocean jack, but profile maintained. [...]

October 16, 2019 Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Videos

Tips & Tactics: How to Make the Twisted Hitch for Rabbit Strip Flies

It seems the best ideas are the simplest. This rabbit strip, or any hide strip, makes for an easy trailing hook set up and quick change out with no loss of the fly. [...]

October 15, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Salmon return to Oregon river to spawn after $2M restoration project

For the first time in nearly 50 years, Chinook salmon, among other wildlife, are returning to the area in big numbers. [...]

October 15, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide