My diamond in the rough! The green eyed nymph.

Finding that perfect fly, or at least perfect to you is something the flyfisher will eventually experience.  That come to “input set deity” moment where you find that fly that you discover as your go to weapon when times are tough, and there it is in your back pocket to tie on and save your…

Fly Fishing and that connection to Nature

In today’s tech oriented society where we’re surrounded by hobbies based on sitting behind a screen,  as anyone reading this article is engaging in right now comical enough,  there is a need for more organic, more active hobbies to partake in for the betterment of our health and well-being.  With the bombardment of tech toys…

SPRING is coming! Now what to fish for?

It’s been a long long, LONG winter and finally you watch the long range forecast and see double digit temperatures in the near future.  The itch is hitting hard!  It’s that time of year to take out your gear and finally hit your favorite waterways, but in a lot of areas throughout North America the…

From Hobby to Passion. From Passion to Lifestyle.

What started with an idea in a warm garage one frigid January evening, blame it on cabin fever from the off season depression, the passion for the sport, the drive to take on a new project, or all of the above, Fly Life company has been around for just over a year now and the…

The Fine Art of Fly Tying

We’ve talked about the subtle art form that is the sport of fly fishing, which seems to be the perfect blend of art and science bar none, for those who’ve deeply indulged themselves into the sport there is that next level of ART or obsession if you will to take it to.   In comes the…

Get “Hooked” on Fly Life…

If you’re not hooked on Fly Life yet, we just made it easier.  We now have bare hooks available for the avid fly fisher who has taken the hobby to the art form that is “fly tying”. Our hook packs come in packs of 25 and available in a wide array of sizes to accommodate…

Crappie… The next big fly rod fish?

When people think about fishing for crappie, fly rods and terms such as “matching the hatch” usually don’t come to mind, more so we relate crappie with spinning outfits, tube jigs, live minnows and floats, but for those who target them regularly will tell you that crappie are actually pretty complex creatures especially compared to…

Salmon run is on!!!

As the summer winds down and autumn becomes well established with the cooler nights and color changing leaves, the salmon move in to take over the coastal and Great Lake’s rivers.  Here in Southern Ontario where we spent the summers casting dry flies for smaller resident trout, now it’s time to upgrade the gear to…