Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "snook" Tag

Fly fishing at night

If you fly fish at night, there is one thing that you would never want to leave home without, a friend. And at least one of you needs to be very familiar with the coordinates. [...]

September 13, 2019 Fly Fishing, Night fishing, RECENT, Slide

Fly tying is an art and makes our lives more satisfying

Jack Reis' Jigged Clouser Minnow is easy to tie, introduces a unique jig hook, and makes retrieving and swimming it good enough for a novice to succeed. [...]

August 22, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

My lethal Homeric siren of the world’s flats – a Ruben Martin shrimp

A lot of academics suggest gamefish respond to external, atmospheric conditions to feed, but it's prey that reacts and gets followed and hunted. [...]

June 28, 2019 Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Fly Tying: A crab worth having on the flats

Tying this Flexo Crab may require a trip to the local fly shop, and the pattern is a slow process in the making it is reportedly a valuable flats asset. [...]

May 31, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide

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