Igiugig Lodge overlooks the outlet of Lake Iliamna where the big beautiful Kvichak River begins its path to Bristol Bay. For fly anglers, the Kvichak’s most famous inhabitants are its supercharged steelhead-like rainbow trout. These fish grow to epic proportions in Lake Iliamna and return to the river each summer to fatten up. Although these high flying rainbows […]

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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 just outside of the regional capital of Coyhaique, […]

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Hoodoo’s 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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Rapids Camp Lodge is one of Alaska’s finest destinations, especially for those anglers seeking the biggest rainbow trout in the state. Located just downstream of the famous “rapids” of the Naknek river, Rapids Camp Lodge has some of the state’s most remarkable trophy rainbow fly fishing mere minutes from their dock. The local rapids section of the Naknek river […]

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North Platte Lodge, Wyoming The North Platte River, from the Miracle Mile to the town of Glenrock, is one of the world’s most productive tailwaters where the average fish would be considered a trophy in most other systems. North Platte Lodge has just had a full lodge cancellation during their prime season. Here’s what co-owner […]

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If you are a serious two-handed steelhead angler with an adventurous and exploratory spirit, a trip to Argentina’s Santa Cruz River – touted, by many, as the world’s last great-untapped steelhead river – might be worth your consideration! The Santa Cruz river is the 2nd largest river in Argentina, flowing approximately 240 miles from Lago […]

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Turneffe Flats Lodge, Belize If you have a flexible schedule this summer and are looking for some fantastic out-of-this-world flats fishing opportunities, this may be the perfect option for you. The summer season at Turneffe Flats is a fantastic time to head south and these rates cannot be beat anywhere. This may be some of […]

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While really big tarpon can be caught in many places around the world, the fish inhabiting the inland rivers and lagoons of northern Costa Rica are quite extraordinary. Growing to over 150 and even 200 pounds, it is not unusual to see schools of really large tarpon actively hunting and feeding on a wide variety […]

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El Rancho Pinoso, Colorado From Dave Leibson, Ranch Manager at El Rancho Pinoso: Our season has started in southern Colorado and the water is beautiful. Take a look at the clarity and water level in the pictures below. We have a higher early season flow than what most of you have seen the last few […]

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  Booking a trip to Cuba? What you really need to know. As a team, Fly Water staff has spent well over 10 weeks on the ground in Cuba over the last 18 months and we remain intimately familiar with all of the ins and outs of Cuban travel. It’s clear that Cuba has some […]

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Alaska West Two spaces have opened up in a prime king salmon week on the Kanektok, one of Alaska’s best rivers to swing a fly for the mighty king. Join some of the best spey casting guides/instructors and fly tyers in the industry, including Whitney Gould, Jerry French, Phil “Hawkeye” Hawkins, Stuart Foxall and the rest of […]

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Fly Fish, View Condors and witness a Solar Eclipse in Chilean Patagonia! Next February in Patagonia there will be a unique opportunity to witness a total annular solar eclipse.  An “Annular” solar eclipse occurs when the moon is at just the right distance between the Earth and Sun to produce the famous “Ring of Fire” […]

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Experience two of Southern Patagonia’s most thrilling trophy trout destinations in the same week! Join Sierra Pacific Fishing Adventures trip to Estancia Laguna Verde and Kooi Noom with host Joe Libeu.  Joe is a passionate and accomplished angler, certified fly fishing and casting instructor and long time veteran of international fly fishing travel. This is […]

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Jardines de la Reina is a remote archipelago of islands lying some 50 miles off the southern coast of the Cuban mainland. This is a protected marine area with a limited number of catch and release anglers, divers and eco-tourists allowed to visit annually. The habitat here is pristine and untouched, enabling bonefish, permit, tarpon, […]

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Jon Covich breaks down the recent news of U.S. commercial airlines beginning direct flights to Cuba: So, we knew that this news was coming. However, all is certainly not done, and you have to read the information closely to see where things are at right now. Here are some highlights from the recent news: 1. Six […]

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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. Closed for the past few years (formerly operated as Far End Rivers), but now it’s […]

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In many ways Las Pampas Lodge offers the ultimate Argentine trout fishing experience. Their remote location, the diversity of waters and their 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 as well as a mix of rainbow, brown […]

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This is not exactly a new destination but it is a new lodge in St Brandon’s, Mauritius.   Deep within the Indian Ocean, due east of Madagascar and 300 miles northeast of the island of Mauritius, lies and obscure and seldom visited atoll that may be the greatest bonefishing destination in the world.  Scouted and […]

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Don’t miss checking out this exciting new destination! Kings of Spring is a project headed by longtime Dean River and Bulkley River guide Matt Moisley. Matt has been exploring and fishing this unnamed river for the past five seasons and is now ready to share it with a select group of game anglers. The bottom line […]

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We still have some amazing opportunities to join Fly Water Travel on the water in Cuba for 2017! These are prime time options and we couldn’t be more thrilled to offer these remarkable trips to the hottest saltwater destination in fly fishing. As a team we have spent well over 10 weeks on the ground […]

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  The South Fork of the Snake is an incredibly productive fishery that enjoys one of the longest dry fly seasons in the lower 48.  Natural Retreats South Fork Lodge is an elegant operation that overlooks this  remarkable river. The setting, facility, and amenities offered will match anything you have experienced at a great fishing […]

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Igiugig Lodge is a favorite of ours for many reasons. The combination of experience, knowledge and a true understanding of customer service makes for incredible Alaska experiences. The owner, Brad Waitman, along with his hand picked and hard working staff will provide all you need in a well thought out package. On the outside a visibly […]

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The rugged splendor of the Argentine mainland’s southernmost Santa Cruz province is, and will remain, the essence of true Patagonia. Accessed through the mountain town of El Calafate, Santa Cruz is home to the Rio Gallegos, Jurassic Lake, Los Glaciers National Park as well as the iconic skyline of the Fitz Roy massif from which […]

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  Tarpon Cay Lodge is truly the standard in world-class fly fishing for “baby” tarpon. Ranging in size from 5 to 25 pounds, these fish reside in environs of open water turtle grass flats and mangrove lined lagoons, creeks, and bays. This habitat is also home to Snook and Barracuda. Most significantly, this incredible fishery […]

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Strategically located on a 120 acre in-holding within the heart of Katmai National Park’s finest trout waters, Royal Wolf Lodge is one of Alaska’s finest fly-out fly fishing operations. In terms of location, Royal Wolf is hard to beat. Short flying times to the region’s premier watersheds including the Moraine, Funnel, Big Ku, Battle, American […]

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For many fly anglers catching lots of big, bright, aggressive, acrobatic anadromous fish on flies sounds too good to be true. Enter the silver salmon; a truly cooperative salmon species that displays all of the most cherished sportfish characteristics. First, they are numerous and travel in schools so once you find one there likely will be more available. Second, they […]

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The Rogue River Steelhead Lodge will embark on its inaugural season during the prime window of September 9 to October 10, 2016 for groups up to 8 anglers. This coincides with the fly fishing only season on the upper Rogue River. The Rogue has a wonderful history in the steelhead world and for good reason. Its steelhead […]

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With growing annual returns, fish averaging nearly 10 pounds, easy wading and relatively high odds of connecting with a fish in the 20-pound class, there is no denying that Argentina has the greatest sea run brown trout fishery in the world. Two rivers dominate this fishery, the world-famous Rio Grande and the lesser-known but increasingly […]

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For nearly two decades die-hard anglers from around the globe have ventured to Argentina’s massive and mighty Rio Santa Cruz to test their abilities and luck with true Atlantic steelhead.  Historically many anglers returned from this trip with modest fishing reports and the Santa Cruz gained a reputation as being a challenging puzzle to solve. Accordingly the Santa […]

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Harrison Homestead, Montana The Vermillion brothers’ international outfitting business, Sweetwater Travel, was born here at their family ranch on the banks of the Yellowstone River. With the same eye for quality and detail in their operations abroad, the brothers have recently renovated their family ranch, making it one of Montana’s most intimate angling retreats for […]

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