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    Dear Friends and Travelers, As we move more deeply into a new social reality created by the COVID-19 crisis, we hope that you and your family remain safe, healthy and cared for in these trying times. While not much time has passed, it feels like we have already been through a lot. Our […]

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On the barren expanse of the Patagonian Steppe, not far from the Argentine mountain hub of El Calafate in Southern Patagonia, a fly fishing miracle is unfolding before us in real time. Why is it only coming to light now, when the rivers and lakes in question have been there for thousands of years? Because […]

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If the name of this lodge seems biased, wait until you meet the guides! Located on the Grande Ronde River near Troy, Oregon, this low-key, high-value operation is where some of the Northwest’s finest steelheaders and Spey casters congregate for two months of guiding and instruction. Renowned Spey instructor Scott O’Donnell heads a crew of […]

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Los Plateados Lodge, Argentina  While there are a great many appealing and productive steelhead rivers in the world, the argument for Argentina’s mighty Rio Santa Cruz being far and away the most unique is near bulletproof. The reasons are many; its massive size, the harsh and surreal Dali-esque landscape through which it flows, the subtlety […]

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Agua Boa Amazon Lodge, Brazil Our friend Chris recently returned from Agua Boa Amazon Lodge and sent us this report. Thanks Chris! We really appreciate it! First, let me just reiterate what an incredible job Fly Water Travel did coordinating our entire trip. I am thoroughly impressed with the communication and professionalism your team displayed […]

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    Dear Friends and Travelers, Change, it seems, is the only constant we can count on. We sometimes hope that things will even out, that we might catch our breath, rejuvenate, and for a brief moment, just cruise along and enjoy a predictable ride. But as we learn, life typically has bigger, more interesting […]

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Nass River Steelhead Company, B.C.  For anglers interested in fishing for wild steelhead in a truly remote wilderness setting, this program should be on your short list. Located north of the Skeena watershed, Nass River Steelhead Co. is an intimate four person camp tucked into an old growth forest on the banks of the mighty […]

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Mother Nature needed a fish that jumped high, was adorned in stainless steel plates of armor and attacked with reckless abandon. She needed a durable fish that induced shock and awe from all that encountered it, was capable of migrating thousands of miles and was comfortable in murky oxygen-depleted water. She needed an ambush predator […]

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The setting is this: you are completely alone, standing knee deep in the tailout of a perfect trout pool, high in the San Juan Mountains of southern Colorado. The particular fish you’re targeting is rising in rhythm to rafts of mayfly duns floating downstream. You’re trying hard to remain calm while threading 5X tippet onto […]

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    Dear Friends and Travelers: In light of recent developments and the unprecedented coverage of the Coronavirus, we wanted to reach out and update all of you on how the situation is unfolding in the fishing travel space. Here at Fly Water Travel, our days have quickly changed from talking about travel, adventure, and […]

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Christmas Island Outfitters As the spread of the novel coronavirus continues to have far-reaching effects around the world, we are taking a moment to ask those that have had a connection to Christmas Island and the guides of Christmas Island Outfitters to make a financial contribution for their welfare. Since the middle of February, anglers […]

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Alba Game Fishing, Scotland Our friends at Alba Game Fishing in Scotland are offering a hosted trip with access to one of Speyside’s most famous beats, the Lower Pitchroy. This is a rare opportunity to gain access to one of the Spey’s best beats at the best time of year.  Four anglers will join Alba […]

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Yuracaé, Bolivia 2020 Exploratory Season   Yuracaré, Bolivia Yuracaré is the latest project from our friends and trusted partners at Untamed Angling, well known for Tsimane’s Pluma Lodge.  This exciting new experience takes place within the Isiboro Sécure National Park and Indigenous territory in Bolivia.  For the adventurous angler, Yuracaré will prove to deliver some […]

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Half Price Seychelles

Due to a last-minute cancelation, we have 1 rod available on Providence. For the most committed and adventuresome saltwater anglers, it is appropriate and even fortunate that the wildest and most productive ecosystem in the Seychelles, and likely the world, is named Providence. Providence, after all, is one’s fate, destiny or divine predestination. For those […]

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Multi-Day Float Trips

Few outdoor experiences compare to overnight, multi-day float trips, where the entirety of days and nights are spent on the river. These trips offer full-immersion in the environment and the chance to truly get to know a river and fishery. Days are spent on the water, casting to willing fish and taking in the surroundings. […]

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  Sister lodges Kulik and Grosvenor have announced a 25% discount off their regular rates for two or more guests for specific dates. The rainbow trout will not have seen a fly in months and their lack of education will offer lucky anglers great opportunities to target these willing participants with streamers, mice and even […]

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Trout School at Healing Waters Lodge, Montana Healing Waters Lodge is an ideal location for a classic Montana fly fishing school. Owners Mike and Laura Geary are passionate, sincere and dedicated to their guests having the best educational experience possible. Students will have a varied curriculum that will bring together classroom time, guided drift boat […]

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Expert Q & A – Spain

Spain with Salvelinus 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 […]

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Bahia de los Suenos For years we waited and watched, hoping for the creation of the ultimate inshore Baja fly fishing venue. We wanted first class accommodations, guides skilled in understanding the needs of fly fishers, quality non-angling activities, and a pristine, protected white sand beach in front of it all. Finally veteran guide and […]

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Isla Del Sabalo, Mexico Only one week remains at one of the world’s best locations to chase juvenile tarpon on the fly, Isla Del Sabalo on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. Isla Del Sabalo is an operation that is only open during prime tide weeks of the season between April and September. It is during these weeks […]

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  Deschutes River Multi-Day Float Trips, Oregon One more set of float trip dates remain for the 2020 salmonfly and golden stonefly hatch on the Lower Deschutes River. Not only is this hatch an adrenaline-filled adventure involving big dry flies and voracious wild “redside” trout, it is also a beautiful time to float the scenic […]

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Nass River Steelhead Company, British Columbia For anglers interested in fishing for wild steelhead in a truly remote wilderness setting, this program should be on your short list. Located north of the Skeena watershed, Nass River Steelhead Co. is an intimate four person camp tucked into an old growth forest on the banks of the […]

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Rapids Camp Lodge, Alaska Rapids Camp Lodge is an easy to reach full service fly-out lodge with excellent home waters and one of the most diverse and exciting fly fishing programs in Alaska. Seasoned hardcore fly anglers appreciate the wide range of waters the lodge frequents. This includes staples like the Moraine, Battle Creek, Contact […]

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As the majority of the world is keenly aware, the effect and spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is upon us and we are doing our best to closely track and respond to the issue in the best way possible. Understandably, we are receiving a large volume of calls and correspondence from concerned anglers with trips […]

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Multi-Sport Adventures

Angler and author John Gierach once wrote, “The solution to any problem – work, love, money, whatever – is to go fishing, and the worse the problem, the longer the trip should be.” We at Fly Water wholeheartedly agree with Gierach’s words, but also know that sometimes what the doctor orders is simply true adventure […]

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Deschutes River – Oregon There is good reason that the Deschutes is Oregon’s best known river. The Deschutes is a desert oasis rife with wild rainbows, hearty steelhead, whitewater and stunning scenery. During the steelhead fly fishing season the Deschutes becomes a “Temple of Spey.” This is one of the first rivers in the U.S. […]

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Avalon Cuban Fishing Centers – Avalon Fleet II, Jardines de la Reina, Cuba This is an opportunity to visit the crown jewel of Cuba flats destinations at an absolutely prime time of year and on one of the most desirable yachts in Avalon’s fleet. If you’ve been searching for a Spring flats trip and have […]

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Kamchatka is one of the largest peninsulas in the world, about the size of New Zealand. Its land mass juts towards the south from Siberia and into the Bering Sea. With a population of just under 350,000, over half living in the city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and many of the rest along the coastlines, virtually none […]

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Dorados on the Fly The Upper Rio Parana is a large tailwater system some 70 kilometers below the Yacireta Dam, and this portion of the river forms a substantial part of the border between Argentina and Paraguay. Because it is a tailwater, the water is generally clear, unlike other large rivers in northern Argentina. Your […]

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Northern Oregon Coast w/ Scott O’Donnell Due to a late cancellation, March 15 – 17 just became available with Scott O’Donnell on the Northern Oregon Coast for winter steelhead. These are prime mid-season dates with one of the finest steelhead guides and spey fishing instructors that we know of. Don’t miss out on this fantastic […]

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