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Fishing Bear Lodge Describing a place as unique and special as Fishing Bear Lodge is anything but easy. At its core this modest and endearing family run Alaskan lodge offers its guests just the right amount of “roughing it” and an opportunity to experience a remarkable diversity of true wilderness fly fishing. Backed up against […]

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Across their native range, there are twelve rivers in the lower 48 states and Canada where sport anglers can still legally harvest wild steelhead. All twelve of these rivers are in Oregon, and ten of those rivers are in the Southwest Zone. In southwest Oregon, longtime local anglers and guides have noticed a decline in […]

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I recently had the opportunity to host three great anglers on Eleven Experience’s Outpost mothership in the Lousiana marsh where we targetted redfish and black drum. A great time was had by all and although we suffered some cold temps in the first part of the week, the weather steadily improved and by day five […]

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Fly Water Travel’s Cuba expert Jon Covich discusses some tips for reaching out quickly to your favorite saltwater species from the bow of a skiff. If you would like to join Jon in Cuba next spring, we have 1 spot left to join him on the yacht Georgiana, in the Zapata Peninsula. This is one […]

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Alaska Steelhead Company For anglers interested in a unique new fall steelhead venue, consider the Alaska Steelhead Company. Located on an impressive perch overlooking the Cook Inlet, guests can fish as many as four steelhead systems. These rivers offer both walk and wade fishing as well as full-day floats where guests can target wild steelhead […]

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The sea run trout of South America have been the stuff of lore in the fly fishing world for decades. Over the years, images of brown trout pushing the 30 lb benchmark in southernmost Argentina have simply added fuel to the fire that burns in the hearts of anglers who wish to come face to […]

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Owyhee River, Oregon Tucked away in eastern Oregon, not far from Boise, Idaho, Oregon’s finest trophy brown trout river flows discreetly through desert rim rock and sage. It is a relatively small river but its’ honey-colored browns are anything but small, averaging 16 to 20 inches with considerably larger fish present. The Owyhee has a […]

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Northern Oregon Coast From January through April, the rivers surrounding the greater Tillamook Bay region on the Northern Oregon coast transform into some of the most productive and seductive winter steelhead rivers in North America. Structurally they are a “swing” fisherman’s paradise and the quarry is almost always sea bright, wild, and willing to chase […]

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Agua Boa Amazon Lodge, Brazil Located in northern Brazil, the Agua Boa is remarkably clear, has white sand beaches and is more reminiscent of the Florida Keys than what most expect of the Amazon jungle. Overlooking the river is the Agua Boa Amazon Lodge, the world’s first operation dedicated exclusively to pursuing peacock bass and […]

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Tsimane, Bolivia  Tsimane has three distinct operations, Pluma Lodge, Agua Negra Camp and Secure Camp, all located within a 25-mile radius in the headwaters of Bolivia’s Secure watershed. The Secure watershed is one of the Amazon’s southernmost tributaries and its’ isolated population of large migratory dorado make it one of South America’s most unique fisheries. […]

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Birthplace of the Dry Fly from Fly Water Travel on Vimeo. The United Kingdom boasts many historical references in both it’s culture and architecture yet none maybe more impressive than the fact that this is where the very sport we dedicate our lives to was born over 700 years ago. For many, fishing here is […]

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Alaska Steelhead Company For anglers interested in a unique new fall steelhead venue, consider the Alaska Steelhead Company. Located on an impressive perch overlooking the Cook Inlet, guests can fish as many as four steelhead systems. These rivers offer both walk and wade fishing as well as full-day floats where guests can target wild steelhead […]

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  Winter steelhead season is just around the corner! Now is the time to secure your dates during a limited window of opportunity. We are fortunate to have developed special relationships with some wonderful outfitters in our home state that dedicate their winter months to pursuing some of the biggest and brightest steelhead around. While […]

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The Florida Keys Fly Fishing School is the longest-running and most sought-after saltwater fly fishing school available. Run by the Keys legend Sandy Moret, these schools teach anglers of all skill levels the most important aspects of targeting the grand slam species: tarpon, bonefish, permit and snook. These schools include two days of classroom coursework, […]

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Fly Water Travel is excited to offer a cultural and fly fishing experience through Tuscany. This destination is perfect for couples, hardcore anglers and family groups alike. Whether you are looking for fly fishing, hiking, Renaissance architecture, art history, wine tours, or culinary classes, this trip has it all and it can be fully customized […]

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Hidden Gems of Scotland  Fly Water Travel is proud to be the exclusive North American agent for Alba Game Fishing. Together we are excited to bring you fully customizable tours of Scotland. These tours are ideal for couples that want to experience the warmth and hospitality of the Scottish people, see its most historic and […]

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The folks at African Waters are offering an unprecedented fly fishing adventure. Here is the chance for four guests to combine the extremely popular Gabon package, with their latest Cameroon offering. This trip is set to lay the foundations of one of the wildest fly fishing experiences left on the planet. A mix of jungle saltwater surf, estuary, […]

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Estancia Despedida, Argentina Opening week discount at Estancia Despedida January 4 – 11, 2020.  25% off standard rate.  Despedida lodge is a family run sea trout lodge with an intimate atmosphere which permeates every aspect of the place. Danny and Helen Lajous have been hosting fishermen on the Rio Grande for nearly two decades. With […]

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Salvelinus, Spain The spectacularly beautiful and rugged Pyrenees Range forms the natural border between northeastern Spain and France. They span 270 miles and flowing out of them, into the seldom traveled hill country of Spain, are 14 major river valleys and 60 remarkable wild trout rivers. Scattered throughout this sparsely populated region are quaint picture-perfect […]

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  Fly Water Slovenia  You are invited to join Fly Water Travel’s Max Salzburg to the remarkable country of Slovenia to experience one of the best destinations in Europe to chase trout on the fly. The tiny nation of Slovenia (which borders Croatia, Italy, Austria and Hungary) showcases the grandeur of the Swiss Alps, the […]

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Marcus Mattioli of The Ashland Fly Shop just returned from hosting a group at one of our favorite local destinations here in Southern Oregon, Morrison’s Rogue River Lodge. Check out Marcus’ trip report and photos below: Last week I took off downriver to host my first trip through the shop at Morrison’s Lodge on the […]

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Clackamas River Lodge, Oregon The Clackamas River begins as a high alpine stream in the Northern Oregon Cascade Mountains before it descends over eighty miles to the west where it eventually meets the tidally influenced Willamette River in Oregon City. Known locally as the Clack, it drains the forests, springs and snowmelt of the western […]

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Farquhar Atoll, Seychelles 23rd – 30th October 2019 First Bumpy Slam Of The Season! Another fantastic week of flats fishing has come to an end on Farquhar Atoll. This week we had fantastic weather with wind speeds dropping and skies clearing for beautiful weather with great visibility. Tides started off in neaps and built to […]

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In mid-October, the U.S. Forest Service announced their plan to exempt the Tongass National Forest from the national Roadless Rule, in spite of the fact the majority of comments received during the fall of 2018 scoping period opposed any change to this important conservation measure. The proposed repeal of the Roadless Rule on the Tongass […]

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Alphonse Island Resort, Seychelles  19th – 26th October 2019 Fantastic GT Fishing Continues It has been a busy week on St Francois Atoll. The strong south easterly wind brought both good and bad weather which made for tough but very productive fishing conditions. This week the 12 anglers fished a neap tide allowing them shots […]

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La Pescadora Lodge Expert Q&A La Pescadora is a small, family run operation located in Punta Allen on the Yucatan’s famed Ascension Bay. The fertile waters of Ascension Bay in the Sian Ka’an Biosphere reserve offers anglers endless flats, mangrove lagoons, channels, beaches and reefs where bonefish, permit, tarpon, snook, barracuda, jacks, snapper and triggerfish […]

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Grand Slam Lodge Expert Q&A Located 90 miles south of Cancun, Mexico near the small lobstering town of Punta Allen, Grand Slam Fly Fishing Lodge is a first class, boutique style resort created by fly anglers for fly anglers. Bonefish, permit, tarpon, snook and barracuda cruise an endless array of crystal clear flats, mangrove lagoons, […]

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Royal Wolf Lodge Strategically located on a 120-acre in-holding within the heart of Katmai National Park’s finest trout waters, Royal Wolf Lodge is one of Alaska’s finest fly-out fly fishing operations. In terms of location, Royal Wolf is hard to beat. Short flying times to the region’s premier watersheds including the Moraine, Funnel, Big Ku, […]

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Lower Deschutes River Multi-Day Float Trips If you are still looking to get your steelhead fix this Fall, don’t look past Oregon’s Deschutes River. There is good reason that this is the state’s best known river–it is a desert oasis rife with hearty steelhead, wild rainbow trout, stunning scenery and some of the most seductive […]

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Christmas Island Outfitters It’s quite possible that our dear friend Rob Ramsay may very well be the most experienced non-native Christmas Island angler alive today. We are simply unaware of any other gringo alive that has spent more weeks fishing this incredible atoll than Rob (and it’s really not even close). Rob spends a month […]

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