Christmas Island Outfitters – Fishing Report July 2015 Many anglers call and ask us about the best time to visit Christmas Island. I often say that the absolute best time to visit Christmas Island is literally any time that you can go! Fishing stays remarkably consistent year-round. The island of Kritimati is located 144 miles north of the […]
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Join Fly Water Travel’s Brian Gies at Christmas Island Outfitters this January 2016! As part owner of Fly Water Travel Brian Gies has been relentlessly crisscrossing the globe for the past 16 plus years searching out the world’s best destinations for Fly Water’s clientele. From Nepal to New Zealand, Mongolia to the Seychelles, Bolivia to Slovenia, […]
Posted in Christmas Island, Christmas Island Outfitters, Discount / Prime Openings, Discount Trips, Fishing Reports, General News, Saltwater on Apr 15th, 2015 Comments Off on Christmas Island – Two is better than one!
Christmas Island Outfitters Recently back from two great weeks on Christmas Island one of our favorite Fly Water Travelers, Joel Baiocchi, gave us some fantastic insight on the merits of spending two weeks at Christmas Island rather than the standard single week. More and more anglers are realizing the amazing potential that two weeks on the […]
Posted in Bahamas, Belize, Belize, Christmas Island, Christmas Island Outfitters, Fishing Reports, Saltwater, Turneffe Flats Lodge on Mar 25th, 2015 Comments Off on First Saltwater Trip – Your Gateway to the Flats
We encounter many anglers that give us a call looking to take their first saltwater trip. Often it’s a small group, two fishing buddies, a couple or even a solo angler looking for a new adventure on the flats. Many times these anglers have years of experience chasing trout or steelhead but have yet to explore a […]
Christmas Island Outfitters – Christmas Island The fact that virtually every flats fishing angler in North America has heard of Christmas Island is far from coincidence. Amidst the vast inventory of the world’s saltwater flats destinations, Christmas Island is a unique and natural masterpiece that magically combines all the elements critical to fly fishing success. […]
Posted in Christmas Island, Christmas Island Outfitters, Discount / Prime Openings, Discount Trips, Fishing Reports, Prime Availability, Saltwater on Apr 28th, 2014 Comments Off on Discount Trip – Christmas Island – Aug/Sept 2014
Christmas Island Outfitters Available Dates: August 26 – September 2 & September 9 – 16, 2014 Special Discount Rates (Normal rate $2,320.00!): $1,740.00 per person based on double occupancy (based on a group of 4 anglers) $2,120.00 per person based on double occupancy (based on a group of 2 anglers) Special FIJI Airways Flight Promo: In addition […]
The Grizzly Hackle Fly Shop group has just returned from a great trip to Christmas Island Outfitters. They were fortunate to experience some great weather and the fish really responded. Here are some highlights of the trip!
Posted in Christmas Island, Christmas Island Outfitters, Fishing Reports, Isla Del Sabalo Lodge, Los Roques, Mexico, Saltwater, Tarpon Cay Lodge, Venezuela on Dec 19th, 2013 Comments Off on 2013 Saltwater Year in Review
What an amazing year it has been at Fly Water Travel! 2013 has been a whirlwind of adventure and we are continually humbled by the passion and patronage of our amazing clientele. Our continuing goal is to visit every destination we promote and 2013 was no different. Members of the Fly Water crew traveled to […]
Would you like a great flats shirt and to also help out the Christmas Island guides at the same time? 100% of the profits from the sales of these shirts will go towards purchasing new equipment for the guides (flats boots, hats, tropical flats-wear, tools, etc.). There’s little doubt that the guides at Christmas Island […]
Rob Ramsay hoists a brilliant Golden Trevally from the Christmas Island back country! Part of his annual 3 week trip to the island. Christmas Island Outfitters continues to produce some of the most productive fishing any of us can remember and this winter has been no exception. With full groups returning every week from the […]
Posted in Belize, Belize, Belize River Lodge, Christmas Island, Christmas Island Outfitters, El Pescador Lodge, Fishing Reports, Grand Slam Fly Fishing, Isla Blanca, Isla Del Sabalo Lodge, Mexico, Pesca Majahual, Pesca Maya Lodge, Saltwater, Tarpon Cay Lodge, Turneffe Flats Lodge on Dec 29th, 2012 Comments Off on 2012 in the Rear View!
2012 saw the Fly Water sales crew visit destinations across the Rockies, Montana, Olympic Peninsula, New Zealand, Chile, Argentina, Christmas Island, Mexico, Belize, Alaska, British Columbia and the Bolivian jungle. We’re very proud of the fact that we strive to visit every one of the outstanding destinations we represent. This year my fishing travels included […]
A true giant comes to the fly a couple of weeks ago for angler Simon Pentz while staying at Christmas Island Outfitters. This may be the largest Giant Trevally ever landed in the back country and these pics might surely keep you up at night. Particularly if you have a trip planned in the near […]
Fly Water Travel client Dr. John was having a hard time keeping his Chile Pepper bonefish fly attached, as something in the lagoon kept biting it off! It wasn’t long until the legendary guide Moana Kofe determined that the culprits were Lady fish. After the addition of some heavy shock, this wildly acrobatic and hard […]
Christmas Island continues to produce this year. Now is the time if this one has been on your bucket list. Please enjoy these fantastic images from recently returned client and photographer Chris Usher. Call Dylan now to lock in prime dates for your Christmas Island adventure: 800-552-2729 All images copyright © 2012 Chris Usher Photography
Fly Water client Erik, has returned from Christmas Island with an impressive catch! For anglers traveling to this extremely remote and rustic atoll in the middle of the Pacific, mass encounters with GT’s and bonefish can be a real game changer! For newbies and saltwater junkies alike, clients traveling here with the right attitude and […]
Brian and I will be ringing in the new year by chasing Giant Trevally at Christmas Island next week. With all of the exciting reports coming back from the island this winter my vise has been kept busy with monster hooks, copious amounts of bucktail, big feathers and long strands of every type of imaginable […]
We’re seeing some fantastic fishing for Giant Trevally at Christmas Island right now. There is still space available this winter, so dust off those winter doldrums and book a trip with us to the south Pacific. Learn more about: Christmas Island Outfitters Our good friend Erik landed this brute several days ago. Truly a fish […]
Our good friend Darc Knobel from the Desert Fly Angler recently returned from his annual trip to Christmas Island and returned with these pics of a truly magnificent Giant Trevally. Great work Darc! You had us all drooling over this one. More info on our trips to Christmas Island Outfitters
Below you will see a few of the reports we have received from clients returning from Christmas Island Outfitters. As you can see the GT fishing as been exceptional as of late! I just got back from Xmas Island and I wanted to let you know that the trip was excellent. It can’t be described […]
Hi Lindy, My husband Ken told me to send this picture into you. I caught it in February while on Christmas Island. It was on the second last day of fishing and my 7th fish of the day. I wasn’t sure if I was going to get it in since I looked down at my […]
We had a great trip. So many species of fish to catch in such a short period of time. I have attached a few of my favorite pictures. Thanks for a lifelong memory. Dan Give us a call at 800-552-2729 to book your trip to Christmas Island!
Hello, I was one of your lucky guests that went to Christmas Island in Feb, 2011. We had a great trip, and I thought you might enjoy the enclosed picture of a large Giant Trevally I caught. The guide estimated it at between 45 and 50 pounds and I caught it on my 10 wt […]
Our good friend Mark Hargadon has just returned from Christmas Island and sent us some pictures from his trip: “The trip met my expectations and I can’t wait to go back!” “The rooms were clean, adequate, and the beds were comfortable. The guides were top-notch and the staff was great.” Thanks Mark! Give us a […]
John Perry and family have just returned from Christmas Island with this report: “This past week was great!!! Bones were very active in the AM, less in in the PM. Caught a few smaller trevallys….not GTs. Guides said this was the best week they remember in months! Crystal Beach and Siim were great. Kata the […]
We just received photos from Drew Pozzi. Drew is a long time friend and is Newhalen Lodge’s(Alaska) head guide. He hosted two groups to Christmas Island this spring and the GT below was his best fish of the trip. As a matter of fact it is the biggest GT we have seen landed on the […]
Not only will the Jet service return to the island but the price will be reduced from just under $1100.00 to $874. 00. We have been told that the reduction in rate is due to the fact that the airline is not currently accessing a full surcharge as they have in the past. Although we […]
Enjoy the full story on Robert’s most recent fishing trip to Christmas Island!!!! https://www.flywatertravel.com/catalogue/christmasislandmilkfish
Rachel, We had a great trip. Weather was great compared to the group before us. Lot’s of bonefish, but only a few over 5 lbs. Also, most of us hooked some trigger and puffer fish, along with the small GT’s and bluefin trevally. Highlight of the trip was fishing with Moana. He lived up to […]
Christmas Island Outfitters Trip Report Submitted by angler Charlie Rosser On Monday, April 9, Jerry , Charlie met Bob DeRosier, Chris and Dave at Phoenix International Airport for the start of a 10 day trip that would take us to Christmas Island. The trip would include 2 days to get there, 6 days of fly fishing […]
Christmas Island’s economy, like most in the world, is going through tough times. But in this case the ailing global economy is only partly to blame. The major factor in Christmas Island’s downturn is the lack of angling traffic due to the cancellation of Air Pacific’s weekly jet service to the island. The airline cancelled […]