Fishing Bear Lodge – Dillingham, AK 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 fly fishing lodge offers its guests just the right amount of “roughing it” and an opportunity to experience a remarkable diversity of true wilderness […]

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Hoodoo Sport Fishing Lodge, Alaska Located on the extreme northwestern tip of the Alaska Peninsula, is one of the most remote sport fishing lodges in all of Alaska. Hoodoo Sport Fishing Lodge sits on the only privately owned land on the Hoodoo River. Because of its remoteness and limited access, the Hoodoo has remained one of Alaska’s […]

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This past January  I was lucky enough to visit Copper Bay Lodge in Haida Gwaii (formerly known as the Queen Charlotte Islands). For me it was like a homecoming, as I was with two great fishing buddies, I knew all of the guides from past trips to the Bulkley, Morice and Dean and they are […]

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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 Argentino […]

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Who’s the “New Guy” at Fly Water?  Let me introduce myself. My name is Kyle Kolodziejski (pronounced “Ko-Lo-Jet-Ski”). I relocated to Southern Oregon last fall to join the ranks at Fly Water Travel as the primary contact for Patagonia fishing destinations after retiring from a successful and rewarding 15-year guide and fishing lodge management career in […]

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Crane Meadow Lodge – Montana Located in the heart of an 8,000-acre ranch on the Ruby River, just outside the town of Twin Bridges in Southwestern Montana, Crane Meadow’s exceptional private water program and homestyle hospitality make it among our top picks for serious anglers who like to put in long, productive days on the […]

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Igiugig Lodge – Igiugig, Alaska This is a great little owner operated lodge where the head pilot and guide is also the owner. This operation caters to only five anglers each week and their program enables folks to fly out half of their days and fish the mighty Kvichak the other three days. The fishing in June will […]

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  ***CANCELLATION SPOT NOW AVAILABLE: We’ve just had a single spot open up on this amazing trip to Bair’s Lodge in the Bahamas. This is prime time on Andros and an opportunity to fish with one of fly fishing’s most well known and talented anglers. Join Hall of Fame angler Lani Waller at Bair’s Lodge […]

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If you love swinging flies and tight line takes, June is arguably the best month to visit Alaska. June is an exciting month for fly anglers visiting Alaska. The freshness of the season is palpable and there is scarcely a footprint on the river banks. Best of all, trophy rainbows ravenously chase smolt, fry and […]

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St Brandon – New Lodge: Over the past 6 years FlyCastaway has worked hard on establishing St Brandon’s Atoll as the premier Bonefish, Indo Pacific Permit and trophy Giant Trevally destination on the planet.  Guests who have been fortunate enough to have fished this incredible destination have always been impressed by the quality of the […]

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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 […]

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If you are considering a trip to BC this coming fall for steelhead, now is the time to book. The re-booking madness of repeat anglers has settled and we now have a bead on what openings are available moving forward. Here are some of our top picks: Babine Norlakes A proven and highly sought after […]

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Cuba!

Cuba! Like many of you, all of us here at Fly Water are quite interested in the prospect of traveling and fishing in Cuba.  For years a select brave few have been traveling and fishing down there illegally.  Most have accomplished this by traveling through Mexico and making sure their travel documents were not stamped.  While this was […]

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Rapids Camp Lodge – King Salmon, Alaska 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 Naknek river is especially good late in the season and holds great appeal to anglers who like […]

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Alaska West – Kanektok River, Alaska The Alaska West camp offers anglers the best of the Kanektok River — legendary main stem fly fishing for sea-bright king salmon, chum, and silvers, and willow-lined side channels teeming with wild leopard bows, char, and grayling. For those interested in getting a great taste of all that Alaska fly […]

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Tsimane Lodge – Bolivia: In terms of the all around ultimate fly fishing adventure, Tsimane, more than most any other place, has it all. Located in a remote indigenous territory of Bolivia where the Andes meet the upper Amazon, the freestone rivers of the region are both familiar and foreign to the well traveled angler. […]

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El Rancho Pinoso, Colorado Winter is the time of year many travelling anglers consider a trip to warmer climates fishing in the salt or a coastal sojourn in search of winter steelhead. Fly Water Travel is pleased to announce a new winter option for travelers interested in snowy pursuits. One of our favorite private water […]

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From our good friends at Owen River Lodge I can now report with absolute certainty that the top of the South island is having a huge mouse plague. Walk through any beech forest and you are guaranteed to see mice scurrying abut in the undergrowth. The result of all these mice is a rapid increase in […]

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  Jurassic Lake Lodge:  Fishing report – Week 1 Unreal fishing!  Huge amounts of fish caught both in the river and the lake made our first week of the season a great success: our 10 guests accomplished an outstanding approximate total of 2250 fish caught. Averaging 250 fish per rod per angler. All guest caught […]

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Early season report from our good friends at Kooi Noom. Kooi Noom 2014/15 season opening fishing report – Mid November 2014 After a great first season we are glad to share with all of you our first report of this new season at Kooi Noom. We are definitely into the beginning of a very good […]

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Gifted fly tier, artist and all around saltwater fly fishing good guy Al Quattrocchi has just returned from Christmas Island Outfitters with a hosted group. Having booked a prime week to target the famed “bonefish swarms” at Paris Flat well over a year ago, we were thrilled that the plan came together. The group experienced some fantastic fishing for […]

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Northern Oregon Coast New for the 2015 season are full-service packages at Speywater West Lodge! For years we have waited for the right operation to come along and offer our guests the perfect combination of accomplished guides, tasteful accommodations and mouth-watering meals that highlight the region. We are pleased to be able to offer full […]

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Owen River Lodge, South Island, New Zealand Located in the greater Nelson Lakes/Murchison region at the north end of the South Island, Owen River Lodge is a stylish and cool, yet understated lodge for discerning fly fishers. From home base on sixteen acres of serene riverfront property on the Owen River, guests can easily access […]

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New Zealand 2015

There is no masking our enthusiasm for fishing the countless rivers of New Zealand. Simply put, we consider the angling experience here to be the most distilled, challenging and rewarding trout fishing in the world. As a result, we have spent countless months exploring the far reaches of both islands in search of the finest […]

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Our good friends at Solid Adventures have a two amazing deals on Argentine combination trips. Book one of three weeks at Las Buitreras and receive a 3 day steelhead or Golden Dorado trip.  FREE! Based on minimum groups of 2. Las Buitreras – Santa Cruz Steelhead   3 Days Steelheading free of charge (value 2400USD) with full week […]

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El Rancho Pinoso, Colorado From Dave Leibson, Ranch Manager of El Rancho Pinoso: Well the summer season has come and gone. It seems like yesterday that we were getting ready for our first group of guests here at El Rancho Pinoso. As we move into our first official OPEN fall season here at the ranch […]

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For serious two-handed steelhead and salmon anglers fishing the wild free-flowing Atlantic salmon rivers of Russia’s Kola Peninsula is a must. These rivers have strong returns of large, dime-bright wild fish, some of which exceed 30 pounds. Anglers enjoy large beats of water where your solitude is absolutely assured. Please read on to see what […]

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Heli-fishing exploratory in Far South of Chile! Fly Water’s close friend and the owner of La Posada De Los Fairos, Rex Bryngelson will be hosting a special Heli-fishing exploratory trip to the brand new Lukataia lodge.  Laukataia is located on Isla Navario which is located across the Beagle Channel from the island of Tierra del Fuego […]

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If you have been interested in chasing kings on a fly, now is the time to get hooked up with the best outfitters on the best rivers and try your hand with the strongest fighting fish in the freshwater world. Sandy River Lodge, Alaska – Widely considered the most productive and fly friendly king river […]

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Yucatan Baby Tarpon 2015

Yucatan Baby Tarpon 2015 It’s been another fantastic baby tarpon season on Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula and our preferred outfitters are already getting a jump on bookings for 2015. A juvenile tarpon focused trip combines fantastic Mexican cuisine, warm hospitality. heart pounding baby tarpon action and a great cultural experience as well. We’re capable of building any length […]

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