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About 71% of the Earth’s surface is water-covered, with 96.5% of that coming from the world’s oceans. This bodes well for the flats fishing enthusiast. Across our salty seas there are white sand flats, coral-strewn lagoons, remote atolls and mangrove-lined estuaries teeming with life, beckoning the fly angler to make a cast and see what […]

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“Roads? Where we’re going, we don’t need roads.” – Dr. Emmett Brown The floatplane is the key to the ultimate Alaskan angling experience. The roar of the engine, the crushing beauty of soaring over water-woven landscapes, and the unbridled freedom to go where you please are unforgettable parts of the floatplane-angling journey. Flying to where […]

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Last week, the New York Times published an article that made the rounds here at Fly Water Travel’s office. The article, “52 Places to go in 2020,” described off-the-beaten path or lesser known locales across the globe that venturesome and committed travelers should keep on their radars for the coming year. The places that made […]

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World’s End Lodge, Argentina   Due to a last minute cancellation, World’s End Lodge is offering a discounted rate for the week of March 13 – 20, 2020. Relatively unknown to the modern world of traveling anglers, the Irigoyen and its sister systems in southernmost Tierra del Fuego win top honors for the smallest systems […]

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Kamchatka, Russia Quite simply Kamchatka offers the most remote fly fishing experience for native rainbow trout in the world. The Kamchatka peninsula is roughly the size of California but with only about 325,000 residents. Around 2/3 of the population resides within just miles of the capital Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and most of the remaining residents live close […]

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St. François Atoll was on top form over the past week. An event occurred that only happens once every few years. Massive schools of rabbitfish formed bait balls and moved into the lagoon which in turn made the GT’s go absolutely wild. The GT fishing was fantastic over the last week coupled with amazing bonefishing […]

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No See Um Lodge, Alaska Our good friend and professional photographer Arian Stevens visited one of our favorite fly out lodges this last fall and has shared his wonderful images. No See Um Lodge has been in the business of providing the finest Alaska fishing experiences for over 40 years.  Jack Holman established the lodge […]

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Fly Water Travel has had a long love affair with the wild-steelhead bearing rivers of the remarkable Skeena watershed. The magic of this region is hard to describe if you have not been and hard to forget once you have experienced it. With the majority of 2019 guests having firmed up their commitments to return, […]

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San Martin de los Andes Region, Argentina An opportunity to fish classic Patagonia rivers in the epicenter of Argentina’s finest wild trout fly fishing.  Surrounded by the Andes Mountains and Lanin National Park, the greater San Martin area is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise and the ultimate hub from which to experience a classic Argentine trout […]

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Click Image or HERE to Read Article 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 […]

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The mighty king salmon may just be the baddest freshwater fish one can tangle with. Combine the short season, specialized tackle, their overall size, tenacity and the nearly unpredictable nature of these beasts and it becomes clear that you will earn every Chinook salmon you touch. With big challenges come big rewards. This is a […]

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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 a right of passage as a fly angler. A true bucket-list […]

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The Angler’s West Flyfishing Outfitters Trout School in Paradise Valley, Montana is the ultimate educational course to improve an angler’s trout fishing. Co-hosted by Angler’s West owner, outfitter and Sage Ambassador Matson Rogers and Fly Water Travel’s Pro Sales Manager Jesse Robbins, the school combines on-site instruction and education with on-the-water guided fishing, for a […]

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Deschutes River Multi-Day Float Trips, Oregon Space is already getting tight for the Deschutes River Salmonfly hatch during May and early June. That being said, a few openings still remain during prime dry fly dates on this marvelous river. Not only is the salmonfly hatch an adrenaline-filled adventure involving big dry flies and voracious wild […]

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Fly Water Travel Schools

New for 2020, Fly Water Travel is excited to offer a portfolio of educational fly fishing packages for anglers of all skill levels. We feel strongly that effective fly fishing schools combine dedicated informational sessions plus guided fishing time, and our hand-picked programs do just that. All schools are hosted by talented professional instructors and […]

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Erfalik Lodge, Greenland It has taken considerable time and effort to finally bring forward a comfortable full-service lodge in the remote wilderness of Greenland. Now, with the opening of Erfalik Lodge, guests can enjoy Greenland’s most productive Arctic char fishing without having to rough it. Here guests will enjoy single-occupancy rooms, 24-hour power, hot showers, […]

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These spots are no longer available. La Pescadora Lodge, Mexico La Pescadora has quickly become a Fly Water favorite in the realm of saltwater destinations. It is a small, family-run operation located in Punta Allen on the Yucatan’s famed Ascension Bay. With a maximum of only eight anglers, La Pescadora is the perfect option for […]

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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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    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 significantly larger fish present. The Owyhee is known […]

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  Winter steelhead season is upon us! For the next three months, we will be watching the graphs and dreaming of tight line grabs in steelhead-green water. We are fortunate to have special relationships with some wonderful outfitters in our home state that dedicate their winter months to pursuing some of the biggest and brightest […]

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Los Plateados Lodge, Argentina Special discounted two-for-one rate to experience a week of remaining availability at Los Plateados Lodge on Argentina’s Rio Santa Cruz.  The fine guides at Tres Amigos Outfitters have built a unique steelhead program, offering anglers a chance to add a new river to the cannon of steelhead classics in a surreal […]

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The PRO Outfitters Kid’s Camp is designed to be a fun, engaging summer camp for kids 11 to 18. Their goal is to give kids the ability to pick up a fly rod with enthusiasm and to leave them feeling comfortable and capable in any freshwater setting. They work to show kids a great time […]

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Join guide and instructor Matt Heron and his talented team in Truckee, California this summer for their fly fishing schools.  Matt’s primary focus is education and guiding, and his classes and trips are great for everyone from families wanting to get their hands wet in fly fishing to expert anglers wanting to land a Truckee […]

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Sweetwater Guide School

Sweetwater’s Guide School is our top pick for anglers and aspiring guides to take their skills to the professional level. With the help of seasoned international guides, students will learn how to interact with clients, how to most effectively give instruction, and most importantly, how to consistently get anglers onto fish. Additionally, these schools will […]

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Join renowned Spey casting instructor and Sage Ambassador Scott O’Donnell and his crew of die-hard steelhead guides at Speywater Lodge for four days of Spey instruction and steelhead fishing. Scott and his crew are master instructors and the Grande Ronde is the best place we know of to learn the art of Spey casting and […]

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Join Gino Bernero and the rest of the Confluence Outfitters guide staff on the Lower Klamath River for a weekend of Spey casting instruction. Gino’s property is located several miles upstream from the Klamath Glen boat launch on Starwein Riffle, one of the best swing runs on the Lower Klamath. Guests target chrome bright steelhead […]

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Colin Flanagan of Flanagan Fly Fishing recently returned from Christmas Island with a group of anglers who focused heavily on the bluewater opportunities that abound on this atoll. Read about their experiences and check out photos from their epic adventure in Colin’s essay below! When a fly fisherman sits on his couch, dreaming about Christmas […]

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River Test, England – Birthplace of the Dry Fly  Fly Water Travel is offering an exclusive opportunity to fish one of the most historic rivers in the world, The River Test. Fishing here is a right of passage as a fly angler, and a true bucket-list trip. The United Kingdom boasts many historical references in […]

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Click the image to read the article Many anglers gravitate towards chasing steelhead and for good reason. Steelhead check off many boxes with much of the attraction based on their power, beauty, athleticism and willingness to chase a fly. While incredibly rewarding, steelhead fishing is not a numbers game and conditions certainly dictate success. So […]

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Estancia Maria Behety, Argentina   One time discount rate for 1 rod for a 7 night/6 day fishing package January 25 – February 1, 2020 at Estancia Maria Behety. Boasting 32 miles of the lower river’s prime water, easy wading, access to both sides of the river, skilled fly fishing guides, and high catch rates, […]

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