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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Igiugig Lodge Located right at the mouth of the Kvichak river, Igiugig Lodge provides easy access to some of the most powerful wild rainbow trout found anywhere in the world. Owner and pilot/guide Brad Waitman has over 25 years of experience flying in the Alaskan bush and guiding the waters of Bristol Bay. This small […]

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Umpqua Summer Basecamp Oregon’s North Umpqua River is the quintessential Cascadian river– steep, swift, crystal clear, and incredibly beautiful. It is also an iconic American classic that has captured the souls of countless anglers and drawn them back year after year to test their skills against one of the most challenging and rewarding races of […]

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Hoodoo Sandy River Lodge On the lower end of the Alaskan Peninsula’s remote and prolific Sandy River there is a new camp catering to serious steelhead and king salmon anglers. This cozy compact lodge caters to six anglers in small double occupancy rooms and offers great meals and guiding. Anglers fish two per jet boat […]

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Williamson River Fish Shack The key to the Williamson River’s giant trout lies in the hyper-eutrophic 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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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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Read the recently published article on Jurassic Lake Lodge in Salmon, Trout, and Steelheader  

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For any of you still keen on fishing BC this summer or fall, here is a listing of current openings. Please note that availability shifts quickly. BC West, Dean River Dates: June 23-30, 4 rods at $5995 plus tax per person Aug 4-11, 2 rods at $7295 plus tax per person Aug 11-18, 6 rods […]

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Route of the Spring Creeks – Southern Patagonia, Argentina This boutique-style fly fishing program takes anglers on a truly authentic journey combining the best brook and brown trout fishing in southern Patagonia with stays at two traditional family-run Ar­gentine estancias that date back to the late 1800’s and a comfortable and rustic Eco Camp consisting […]

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September is one of my favorite times in Alaska. The summer season is winding down and the mornings bring a crispness as the days quickly shorten. It marks some of the best rainbow trout fishing of the year. They eagerly intercept tumbling flesh, sculpins, leeches and any other large morsel they can get their lips on. […]

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Estancia Maria Behety, Argentina In terms of a sea trout property, the Estancia Maria Behety (EMB) is the greatest brown trout fly fishing lodge in all Tierra del Fuego. 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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September is one of my favorite times in Alaska. The summer season is winding down and the mornings bring a crispness as the days quickly shorten. It marks some of the best rainbow trout fishing of the year. Sockeye salmon are spent, lost is their incredible energy. Tumbling downstream at the mercy of the currents […]

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Our Cuba expert Jon Covich has recently returned from yet another exciting trip to Cuba. This time he led his second group on a mixed cultural and fishing adventure. These trips have proven to be a massive success. Here is his trip report and future availability for another trip this Fall: Don’t miss this opportunity […]

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Goodnews River Lodge The Goodnews River is located in a remote region of western Alaska, north of Bristol Bay and south of the Kanektok. Goodnews River Lodge is the only true lodge on the river and can literally access hundreds of miles of water accessed by jet boat. The Goodnews system flows through the protected […]

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Click image or HERE to read article Cam Jensen’s Eastslope Adventures specializes in guiding a host of productive and unspoiled trout fisheries in southwest Alberta, including the Castle, Oldman, Waterton and St. Mary river drainages. Although the bulk of this program is walk and wade, the early season takes advantage of drift trips in rafts. […]

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  For many people, muli-day float trips are the best downriver fly fishing experience. Staying on the river can truly maximize your fishing time.  Anglers that like to fish hard can get up early in camp or stay at the river’s edge until dark targeting the evening bite. With an outfitted trip there is a crew of people […]

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Join the remarkable crew at Alaska’s Royal Wolf Lodge for a most attractively priced week of fly fishing and expert instruction. June is by far the best swing fishing month of the year in Alaska. Fishing pressure is low, the fish are unsophisticated and well rested and best of all they are keyed in on […]

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In today’s world of sophisticated international angling travel the emergence of a truly new, exotic, unexplored world-class fishery is a special event. This is the story of one such event. It began with an email and a half dozen images we received from Argentine outfitter Marcelo Perez in 2007. We were not to speak of […]

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Umpqua Basecamp, Summer Oregon’s North Umpqua River is the quintessential Cascadian river– steep, swift, crystal clear, and incredibly beautiful. It is also an iconic American classic that has captured the souls of countless anglers and drawn them back year after year to test their skills against one of the most challenging and rewarding races of […]

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For anglers looking for the very best trophy rainbow trout tour in Argentina, this 10-day trip in the remote steppe of southern Patagonia’s Santa Cruz Province is it. This trip starts with three and half days at the Patagonia Fly Fishing Company’s Capitan Lodge (formerly know as Kooi Noom) and is followed up with a full week at […]

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Coyhaique River Lodge – Chilean Patagonia Brothers Gaston and Claudio Urrejola may be the most talented, multi-faceted lodge owners we have ever met. Between them they can do virtually anything including building a spectacular lodge themselves and then turning that into one of the best run fly fishing and multi-sport lodges in South America. Located […]

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Hoodoo Sandy River Lodge Hoodoo’s Sandy River Lodge is located on the lower Sandy River, close to tidewater and the freshest of the anadramous fishes. Guests will fish two anglers per guide, using their custom made jet boats to access the many easily waded runs. Anglers meet the guides after breakfast on the riverbanks and […]

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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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Speywater Lodge – Grande Ronde River, Oregon 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 guiding and instruction. Renowned spey instructor […]

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Nonouti Exploratory

Back in December of 2010, I lead a small group of friends and exceptional anglers to Nonouti Island in the Republic of Kiribati. At the time, the government was trying to open the island up as a flats destination and the trip was designed to help them understand what it will take to open the […]

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Las Buitreras Lodge, Argentina Just north of the Straits of Magellan in southeastern-most Argentina flows the lovely and incomparable Rio Gallegos. For many a seasoned rod, this lovely low-gradient system and the charming Las Buitreras Lodge that serves it represent the pinnacle sea trout experience. Why? Well, the reasons are many, beginning with that fact […]

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Ozernaya River Simply put, the Ozernaya is hailed as one of Kamchatak’s greatest trout fisheries. A broad and shallow river reminiscent of the Henry’s Fork, the Ozernaya is home to incredible populations of rainbows in the 20 to 27 inch class, trophy grayling, kundzha, Dolly Varden and coho. No matter when you visit this river, […]

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This is a great opportunity to experience one of the world’s greatest sight fishing tarpon destinations and fish with the one and only Conway Bowman. Conway has fished his way around the world and is a pioneer in the Mako shark fly fishing scene. Speaking from personal experience, Conway is also simply a great person […]

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World’s End Lodge, Argentina  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 with the largest sea-run brown trout. For trout anglers who enjoy small water, complex woody stream structure, solace from the wind and the chance […]

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Austral Kings Camp, Chile In 2013 Alex and Nico Trochine were confident that king salmon fishing in Chile had enormous potential if only they could find the right system that set up well for swinging flies and offered a chance at big chrome-bright fish in the 20-60+ pound class right off the tides. It was […]

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