Carrileufu River Lodge – Central Patagonia, Argentina Fly Water Travel is proud to announce a new multi-faceted trout lodge offering in central Argentine Patagonia. This newly constructed lodge was purpose-built for anglers with all the amenities one would expect from a world-class trout fishing operation. The lodge is conveniently situated near the quaint rural town of Cholila just outside […]

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Luckily for us, there are a lot of places in the world to chase bonefish with a fly. However, some destinations particularly excel at aspects like an abundance of larger fish or great wading options. Still others feature fantastic food and accommodations or fantastic guides. Here is a list of some of our favorite locales […]

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Las Pampas Lodge – Rio Pico, Argentina  In many ways Las Pampas Lodge offers the ultimate Argentine trout fishing experience. Their remote location, their diversity of waters, and there 100% Argentine staff makes this a complete package that is hard to improve upon. With a multitude of spring creeks, small freestone rivers, and trophy still waters […]

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Igiugig Lodge If you are keen on the biggest rainbow trout of the year, than September at Igiugig Lodge is for you. The Igiugig Lodge (Ig-ee-AH-gig) sits on the bank of Lake Iliamna near the mouth of the ruggedly beautiful Kvichak (Kwee-Jack) River. For fly anglers, the Kvichak’s most famous inhabitants are its supercharged steelhead-esque rainbow trout. […]

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Season Report from Providence Head Guide:  Tim Babich “It’s 5:30am. I wake up to the familiar drone of the onboard generator, a sound that initially keeps you awake but over time becomes hard to sleep without. Then there’s the smell of fresh bread and the sound of pots and pans coming from the kitchen. The […]

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A last minute prime opening for two anglers just surfaced at BC West. This is a great week for the lodge with super fishing both above and beneath the falls. BC West, Dean River Dates: July 29-Aug 5, 2 spots Rate:  $7295 USD plus taxes Questions? Call Ken at 800-552-2729

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Sandy River Lodge The Sandy River is located in one of the most remote and spectacular regions of Alaska.  This wide open wilderness has its own unique beauty  with volcanoes rising in the distance and hardly a sign of human activity. The Sandy River Lodge is not easy to reach but its fishery makes it […]

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  There are still some very good openings available for the coming 2017 summer and fall steelhead season. Here are some of the highlights. BC West, Dean River Dates: July 29-Aug 5, 1 spot August 12-19,  2 spots Rate:  $7295 USD plus taxes Suskeena Lodge, Sustut Dates: Aug 25-Sept 1, 1 spot Sept 2-9, 1 spot Oct 14-21, […]

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Umpqua Basecamp Dillon Renton is not your average steelhead guide. At 25 years of age, he is younger than many but when you factor in that he caught his first steelhead on a fly at age eight and began professionally guiding at 16, it doesn’t take long to figure out that he has had more […]

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Estancia Despedida – Rio Grande, Argentina Estancia Despedida is a family run sea trout lodge with an intimate atmosphere which permeates every aspect of the place and has access to prime stretches of the Rio Grande and Rio Menendez. This operation and its team of seasoned guides have a proven record of producing impressive catches […]

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Earlier in the summer we helped our good friends at Silver Bow Fly Shop put a group together at Tsimane’s Pluma Lodge.  Below you will some trip leader Michael Visintainer’s great photos.  All of us at Fly Water want to thank Mike for letting us help with the adventure and sharing his photos. First I […]

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Williamson River Fish Shack The key to the Williamson River’s giant trout lies in the hypereutrophic shallows of Klamath Lake where wild rainbows can grow to 20 inches in three years. As the lake warms, these rainbow trout migrate into the cold flowing tributaries, the most notable of which is the Williamson River. A river […]

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Turneffe Flats Lodge, Belize Turneffe Flats has long been recognized as a premier saltwater fly fishing, scuba diving and marine ecotourism destination. Located on Belize’s Turneffe Atoll, the largest and most biologically diverse atoll in the Caribbean, Turneffe Flats Lodge is characterized by superior service, beautiful surroundings, varied activities and is suitable for hard-core anglers, […]

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St Brandon, Mauritius, With Gary Kramer  –  ​May 25 – June 5, 2018 Deep within the Indian Ocean, due east of Madagascar and 300 miles northeast of the island of Mauritius, lies an obscure and seldom visited atoll that may be the greatest bonefishing destination in the world. Scouted and eventually made accessible to fly […]

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We’re often surprised that more of our die-hard steelhead anglers aren’t aware of the spring season in British Columbia. If your steelhead fly fishing journey has taken you into the winter season here in the lower 48, we feel that a trip to the Terrace, BC area in March or April should definitely be on […]

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Back in the USA, after another great trip to Cuba. I was at Gardens of the King on Cuba’s north coast with an absolutely great group. Thanks to Tim, Howard, Brian, Jeremy, Katie and Kate for being so easy going and willing to go with the flow. It sure makes a host’s job much easier. […]

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Agua Boa Amazon Lodge, Brazil  with Fly Water’s Jon Covich.  March 9 – 17, 2018 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 […]

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Jurassic Lake Lodge, Argentina Top 5 Reasons to Visit: 1.  Location, location, location. The most consistent and productive water on the entire Lake is merely steps from the lodge. 2. Fish the most prolific trophy rainbow trout fishery in the world. Anglers have legitimate chances at landing trophy rainbow trout in the 10, 15, and […]

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Las Buitreras Lodge – Rio Gallegos, Argentina As the only lodge on the river, the 290,000 acre Estancia Las Buitreras has private access to over 24 miles of river with 50 named pools.  The lodge itself is full of rustic charm and modern conveniences.  Together with the highly skilled and experienced guides of Las Buitreras, […]

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Jurassic Lake Lodge, Argentina “I fished at Jurassic Lake Lodge last November and it’s very difficult to describe to people as there is nothing else like it in the world. The best I can say is imagine wading through a river, pushing 10 pound trout out of the way with your feet so you can […]

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There’s rarely a day goes by when I’m not asked, “When is the best time to fish…” insert favorite Caribbean destination here. The answer is sometimes a tough one to give, especially when the answer is unexpected for the inquiring angler. For instance, you might often hear me answer this by saying, “Ascension Bay? I […]

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El Rancho Pinoso, Colorado Hidden within Southern Colorado’s San Juan Mountains is a valley so beautiful that you will marvel at its perfection. With 970 acres, two fully restored historic cabins, a herd of elk and three miles of fabulous fly fishing flowing through it all, it is a place that will inspire all who […]

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This just in from our friends at Las Pampas Lodge. These guys offer an authentic Patagonian fly fishing experience in Rio Pico – an area that remains unspoiled and relatively undiscovered. Check out the video below to see some of the stunning footage of this spectacular trout destination. To learn more about this destination, secure […]

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Patagonia is a vast region made up of dramatically differing landscapes from arid high desert terrain to lush semi-temperate rain forests with countless rivers, spring creeks and lakes to explore with a fly rod in hand. Much like Alaska, it’s hard to fully appreciate and experience all that it has to offer on a single […]

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Our dear friend and professional fishing guide Drake Radditz is quite simply a born fish predator! It doesn’t matter whether you are talking winter steelhead on his home waters in northwest Oregon, dry fly mania on the middle fork of the Salmon, Chinook in the Columbia river or wahoo in the wilds of Christmas Island, […]

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We frequently receive inquiries from anglers that either don’t have a fishing partner or prefer to fish solo and double their fishing time while on a trip. Pricing for most lodges is built off of double occupancy rates, meaning that the rate is based off of two people rooming and fishing together. The single angler […]

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Northern Patagonia Float Trips, Argentina It is no secret that we at Fly Water Travel love being on the water, and when answering, “how much time do we want to spend there?” the answer is always, “the more the better!” On Northern Patagonia float trips, that is just what you get: quality river time and lots […]

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World’s End Lodge – Irigoyen River – Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina A totally unique experience that offers huge sea trout on a small, intimate, tree-lined river system that has gained legendary status in Tierra Del Fuego over the last decade. The Irigoyen became a famous and much sought after river to fish. Indeed, it reached cult […]

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Middle Fork of the Salmon River, Idaho The most prolific and unspoiled westslope cutthroat trout fishery in the world, the Middle Fork of Idaho’s Salmon River offers what many consider the finest multi-day wilderness float trip in America. While the fly fishing is excellent throughout the season, the early season favors big white water, and the late […]

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Join expert New Zealand guide Dean bell for a week of chasing trophy brown trout and wilderness fly fishing in Fiordland, New Zealand.  Dean is a leader among New Zealand’s fly fishing guides with a hard earned reputation for having some of the best fish spotting abilities in New Zealand and maximizing the angling opportunity […]

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