Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "snook" Tag

Destinations: Wild on the fly in Belize

Life is slow here but the fishing action is not. Shallow “flats” patches of ocean that are only shin-deep, run thick with permit. [...]

January 8, 2018 Destinations, FEATURE STORY, Slide

This is doable, Nicaragua

The last affordable frontiers to fish for big tarpon are in Latin American. Those destinations include Mexico's Yucatan and the East Coast of Mexico [...]

July 7, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Artist Profile: David Danforth

David is an artist, father and snookmaster whose imaginative approach to art is inspiring, exciting and reflects his deep Florida roots and backcountry history. [...]

May 3, 2017 Florida, Florida Keys, Fly Fishing, Profile, RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: Backwater Fly Fishing’s 7 favorite snook flies

Check out this very cool tutorial that the guys at Backwater Fly Fishing put together. It outlines recipes for 7 effective snook flies that are tried and true. [...]

June 27, 2016 At The Vise, RECENT, Slide, Videos

Destinations: Aventura de la pesca de mosca en Cuba con Orvis

Fly fishing in Cuba is set to mature. There are hoards of snook, bones, tarpon and more. Some areas getfew or no visitors at all. And most oddly, the Cuban government wants to keep its fisheries pristine. What a concept! [...]

May 11, 2016 Destinations, RECENT, Slide

Fly Tying: EP Whitebait Fly – versatility and simplicity.

With tying materials readied, an amateur tyer could probably tie this EP style White Bait Fly every couple of minutes. On a tube a little longer, but not much. This fly swims better tied on a tube [...]

December 23, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust: Conservation Captain of the Month, Duane Baker

Capt. Duane Baker is a Florida Keys, Everglades National Park and Biscayne Bay professional guide with a special skills in fly fishing and environmental astuteness. Looking for a great day on the water? Call him. [...]

November 25, 2015 Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Of Interest: BTT Captain of the Month is Capt. Wes Bedell

Wes Bedell, Bonefish & Tarpon Trust's Conservation Captain of The Month, is a one of the best west coast of Florida guides. He specializes in permit [...]

July 13, 2015 Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Tips & Tactics: Managing your fly line has major advantages

Cast line out so that it’s all on the water, then drag it behind the boat for just a few minutes. Then reel it in and plop it on the deck. You’ll then be pulling line from the top - [...]

April 30, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Tips & Tactics: The importance of being skiff smart

To begin a cast the rod has to be loaded with flyline. If you’re quarry is a bonefish, snook or tarpon you can’t afford 20 or 30 seconds loading the rod with false casts [...]

March 20, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics