salt water

The Ultimate Fly Fishing Gift Guide

The Ultimate Fly Fishing Gift Guide (2020) Buying gifts for anglers can be a tricky task. Whether you’re a participant, or someone not quite familiar with the sport, picking the perfect gift is often an intimidating and sometimes stressful endeavor as each angler possesses a unique taste. That being said, we here at Fly Lords wanted to take the guesswork out of the process and… Read More »The Ultimate Fly Fishing Gift Guide

FORGED TO FISH: Exploring the Obsession of a Species

IN THE PURSUIT OF PERFECTION, ONE MUST EMBODY THEIR SURROUNDINGS. THROUGH DECADES OF PERSEVERANCE, PITFALLS, AND PEAKS; AN INDIVIDUAL BEGINS TO BUILD AN ETHEREAL RELATIONSHIP WITH THEIR PURSUITS. AFTER ENOUGH BLOOD, SWEAT, AND TEARS HAVE BEEN SHED, THE LINE BETWEEN ONE’S ENDEAVORS AND THE SENSE OF SELF FADES INTO AN INTANGIBLE MARGIN. There are those in the world of fly-fishing that embody this mantra to… Read More »FORGED TO FISH: Exploring the Obsession of a Species

How to Tie: The Saltwater Gurgler

In this week’s “How to Tie” video feature, Fly Fish Food shows us how to tie the Saltwater Gurgler. Learn About This Fly: Difficulty: Intermediate  Originally brought to life by legendary tyer, Jack Gartside, the Saltwater Gurgler (or the Gartside Gurgler) is a favorite amongst salty topwater enthusiasts. Noted for its ability to draw wary fish to toss caution to the current and lunge at… Read More »How to Tie: The Saltwater Gurgler

Costa Behind the Guides: Tom Enderlin

Meet Tom Enderlin, owner and head guide of Release Fly Travel in Costa Rica. Tom is also a professional photographer and writer specializing in adventure, nature, and conservation subjects. We are excited to add Tom to our ongoing blog series “Behind the Guides” presented by Costa Sunglasses. Image courtesy of @earlevans Flylords: Who is Tom Enderlin? Image courtesy of @mqcphoto Tom: I am a fly-fishing guide,… Read More »Costa Behind the Guides: Tom Enderlin

How to Strip Set with a Fly Rod

Lets be real, one of the most satisfying feelings in fly fishing is setting the hook only to feel that line tighten up as the feisty fish on the business end takes off like a bat out of hell. As anglers, it is imperative to become knowledgeable in hook setting based on the species and location in which you are fishing. Whether stripping large streamers… Read More »How to Strip Set with a Fly Rod