Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "spawn" Tag

What’s the future of migrating wild fish stocks?

There are issues of great concern about the unplanned spawning mix of hatchery fish with wild fish... think extinction [...]

April 16, 2019 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

It turns out that sex can move mountains

Living things shape surroundings. Trees stop landslides; beavers slow water, create wetlands, flood plains and habitats for different trees and animals [...]

October 24, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Salmon: Valuable beyond a reasonable doubt

Monomaniacally, fresh salmon pass rotting carcasses of their relatives, only hours or days behind but in lock step and same death wish [...]

August 8, 2017 RECENT, Slide

NOAA Fisheries completes review of Columbia River hatcheries

Hatchery steelhead and salmon can pose risk to wild fish by overwhelming spawning grounds and reducing the genetic fitness of natural stocks. [...]

January 26, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Fly Fishing: Swinging for steelies in the NC mountains? You bet

Jason Cole, Hooker Fly Shop in Sylva, North Carolina says that some years the steelhead will be present in December. He added it is all about the water levels [...]

October 21, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide

Of Interest: Feast & famine on Alaskan Salmon Rivers

Char shrink and grow their digestive tract to fit food supply. During the salmon migration, the char’s digestive organs grow twice as big as they are the rest of the year [...]

April 23, 2015 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Feature Story: It’s on! …when the largemouth bass spawn

The biggest poppers and sliders will catch the biggest fish and reduce the number of strikes from the smaller ones, but everything will eat the smaller flies and they are a lot easier to cast [...]

March 27, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

News/Video: Bonefish study reveals previous unknowns about spawning

Vdeo research in Bahamas conducted by BTT sheds light on beautiful bonefish spawning activity [...]

December 17, 2013 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide, Videos

Conservation: Penobscot River dam removal

100 years ago, a series of hydropower dams were built on the river that blocked t the salmon migration and their annual appearance nearly sputtered out. [...]

August 21, 2013 Conservation, RECENT, Slide, Spot