Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "Tarpon" 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

Industry News: Simms sponsors BTT’s Florida Keys Initiative

Through science-based approaches, BTT is working to protect and enhance healthy, functioning flats fisheries and habitats in the Western Hemisphere, and restore those in decline. [...]

August 6, 2019 Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, Conservation, Conservation News, RECENT, Slide

“Do you know how to swim that fly?”

I didn't read how important swimming a fly is. I watched good anglers. They are always focused on swimming their fly for any fish - pond to ocean. [...]

July 2, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

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

“Habitat is the future of Florida fisheries”

If Florida continues on its path of over-development and toll road expansion, the future of Florida as an outdoor destination is self-limited. [...]

May 21, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

BTT launches Circle of Honor with Billy Pate and Stu Apte

Support BTT’s work to conserve and restore bonefish, tarpon, and permit fisheries - join and get a decal, bi-annual journal, and e-newsletter. [...]

May 17, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

The Incredible (Shrinking) Giant Tarpon Fly

These tarpon flies tied by Don Reed are all proven patterns. You can take it to the bank that if tarpon are around one of them will go for it. [...]

May 7, 2019 RECENT, Slide

Video: RIO’s tarpon fishing tips

RIO's Zack Dalton gives a lot of excellent tips and advice in this informative video providing a great introduction to tarpon fishing. [...]

April 11, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos

Evolution of the Marabou Tarpon Toad Fly

Hoover and Andy Mill went on to fish the Marabou Toad pattern extensively with well documented success in the highest levels of the competitive sport. [...]

April 8, 2019 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos