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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For all of you fall steelheaders looking forward to the upcoming season in the Skeena watershed, the initial test results are looking great! In fact the early numbers are second only to the legendary 1998 season which was the best year ever recorded. There has also been a goodly amount of much needed rain over […]

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It was scarcely more than an experiment. One fateful day in late 1883, Malcolm Ross’ wife Forrest knelt along the bank of the upper Tongariro and released a small bucket of fingerlings. Back then, no one even fantasized that these tiny Sonoma Creek steelhead would produce one of the world’s most prolific rainbow fisheries. Today […]

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Not far from the bustling madness of Cancun on the northern shore of the Yucatan Peninsula lies the quaint, commercial fishing village of San Felipe and Tarpon Cay Lodge. Tarpon Cay Lodge offers saltwater fly anglers unparalleled opportunities to target juvenile tarpon in the 5 to 25 pound class from boats in shallow water with floating […]

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The Fly Water team has heavy hearts today as we’ve learned of the news that our friend Moana Kofe from Christmas Island has passed away. He was more than simply a legendary guide, but truly a warm and charming human being who was deeply connected to his home. Anyone that was fortunate enough to spend time walking […]

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Rex Bryngelson is one of those early pioneers who came to Chile in search of whitewater and adventure and ended up finding incomparable rivers, a sense of place, true love and his life’s work in fly fishing hospitality and guiding. The end result is La Posada de Los Farios (The Inn of the Brown Trout), […]

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We’re often surprised that more of our die-hard steelhead anglers aren’t aware of the spring season in British Columbia. If your steelhead fly fishing journey has taken you into the winter season here in the lower 48, we feel that a trip to the Terrace, BC area in March or April should definitely be on […]

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We are half way through an amazing season of baby tarpon fishing on Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula. Fishing has really picked up with the dog days of summer! If you’ve been thinking about getting down to the Yucatan to experience baby tarpon, or are wondering what all the fuss is about, there’s still time to take […]

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Dear Friends of Kooi Noom, We are proud to say that another fish and fun filled season has concluded at Kooi Noom. We want to sincerely thank our guests who shared this unique and special corner of Patagonia with us this season. Thanks to the fertile waters that support this ecosystem, Kooi Noom has proven itself […]

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Our friends at Tres Amigos Outfitters and Solid Adventures just released their first official video for their new Atlantic steelhead program at Los Plateados Lodge on the famed Rio Santa Cruz located in Southern Argentina.  This interesting destination has been on Fly Water’s radar for quite some time and we’re thrilled about their recent fishing […]

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AUSTRAL KINGS – CHILEAN PATAGONIA Get first crack at what could truly be one of the world’s last great places to swing flies for King Salmon that average 30 lbs! 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 […]

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Mangrove Cay Lodge, Bahamas We have just 1 spot remaining to join Lani Waller in the Bahamas at the famed and beautiful Mangrove Cay Club. Lani Waller is more than just a legendary fly fisherman and writer; he is truly a great human being and someone that we at Fly Water are proud to call […]

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Andros South is a laid-back Bahamian operation located in the heart of southern Andros’s prime bonefishing grounds. If a “bonefish bum” could design their ideal lodge, Andros South would be it. Guests grab their own beers out of the fridge and relax post-fishing in a beach side tiki hut to watch the sun go down and exchange stories. Don’t […]

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Turneffe Flats Lodge, Belize We have had a ton of interest in this special discounted pricing for a Turneffe trip this summer. Space is still available so don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity. If you have a flexible schedule this summer and are looking for some fantastic out-of-this-world flats fishing opportunities, this may be […]

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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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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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