Northern Oregon Coast From mid February through early May the rivers surrounding the greater Tillamook Bay region on the Northern Oregon coast transform into some of the most productive and seductive winter steelhead rivers in North America. Structurally they are a “swing” fisherman’s paradise and the quarry is almost always sea bright, wild and willing […]

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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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After five painstaking years of waiting, we are delighted to announce the return of trips to Providence Atoll in Seychelles. This large atoll remains the least pressured atoll in the Seychelles, offering anglers the opportunity of wading areas that to this day remain un-fished. Best known for it’s incredible diversity, anglers can look forward to tussling with Giant […]

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Are you daydreaming about catching large Patagonian trout on dry flies in the sunshine? Take a look at the video above to get a sense of what you’re in for. La Posada de Los Farios, Chile The ultimate in homestyle Chilean hospitality and quality dry fly fishing in a peaceful rural Patagonian setting. Give Brian […]

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  The Rohrbach’s have just returned from a great trip to Pesca Mahahual! Feast your eyes on this fantastic work from Caldwell. “My first 5 days fly fishing for Tarpon… I am officially obsessed. All footage was filmed on-site in Pesca Mahahual using a GoPro3. Hopefully the first of many Dad! Thanks for a great trip!” […]

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  Jurassic Lake Lodge, Argentina Simply put, this high desert sink lake is the most prolific trophy rainbow trout fishery in the world. During the prime months of November-January and again in later March and early April, catch rates are very high and the average fish typically weights about ten pounds. Twenty fish per person […]

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Speywater Float Trip – Grande Ronde River, Oregon Limited to six anglers per week, this is not only an operation that prides itself on fishing hard, but also a place where anglers can learn a great deal about steelhead fly fishing and the art of spey casting.  Available Dates: September 29 – October 2, 2014 […]

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Middle Fork of the Salmon River, Idaho The most prolific and unspoiled westslope cutthroat trout fishery in the world, the Middle Fork of Idaho’s Salmon River offers what many consider the finest multi-day wilderness float trip in America. Dates: September 22 – 27, 2014 Rate = $5,224.00 total for 2 anglers for a 5 night/6 […]

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Camp Bonaventure, Quebec Camp Bonaventure and its sister operation Salmon Lodge on the Petite Cascapedia represent the best option for anglers interested in having a quality Atlantic salmon experience in North America. These operations offer quality sight fishing for large fish on a handsome river, great accommodations and a track record of exceptional service. These […]

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Morrish makes magnificent trout munchies By Paul Bruun – Jackson Hole News Ken Morrish spent two months staring at a grasshopper he’d pinned to a block of wood. He alternated holding first the real thing and then his fly pattern against the light. His decision: The only way to duplicate a hopper’s unusual shape was […]

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Kanektok River, Alaska Here is a great opportunity for an adventuresome angler to float and fish one of Alaska’s most productive rivers. Available dates: September 10 – 17, 2014: 1 rod available Discount Rate: $3995 (regular rate: $4995) Give us a call at 800-552-2729 to secure your spot.  

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Sandy River Lodge, Alaska This is a prime week at one of the most productive and sought after steelhead destinations we work with. This is a one time fill in spot. Available dates: October 12 – 19: 1 rod Rate: $7200.00 based on double occupancy.  Give us a call at 800-552-2729 to reserve this spot.

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Hodson’s Dean River Lodge – Dean River, BC A prime steelhead week with fishing out of the main lodge only. One time fill-in spot. Dates: September 3-10, 2014 Rate: $5,000.00 (regular rate = $7,175.00!!) Give us a call at 800-552-2729 to secure your spot.

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Silver Hilton Lodge – Babine River, BC This is a prime dry fly week at the Main Camp! One time fill-in spot. Dates: September 10-17, Main Camp, 1 spot Rate: $8,456.25 Give us a call at 800-552-2729 to reserve your spot.

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Giant Jungle Tarpon

Tapan Lodge, Nicaragua  For the past 13 years this remote corner of the world has been secret playground to a few European anglers.  They have fished there every season without fail and have produced some of the most captivating photos and videos in the tarpon world. Most notably the movieTapam: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fv7jJj8ONvM Now through both luck and perseverance Jeroen Wohe, outfitter in […]

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Speywater Lodge – Grande Ronde River 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 a final month of guiding and instruction. Limited to six anglers per week, this is not only an operation that prides itself […]

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El Rancho Pinoso, Colorado Our good friend Jim Hurley has recently returned from a spectacular trip to El Rancho Pinoso in southern Colorado. Jim was so inspired by the experience he took a short break from fishing to write a poem. You can see a few of Jim’s pictures and the poem below. Give Charles […]

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One of the very best ways to save money and have a fantastic saltwater getaway is to bring your spouse and another couple. If the better halves would rather explore town, go on an eco-adventure, get a massage, go snorkeling, or simply hang out by the beach instead of fishing, it’s no problemo! If two of the four […]

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Sandy River Lodge: The Sandy River Lodge is located on the Aleutian Peninsula in Alaska. The river is well known in the steelhead world and consistently pumps out great numbers of fish. Openings here are hard to come by and this space will not last long. This is a great opportunity to experience some of […]

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Six years ago I received a call from an excited angler that had just returned from Slovenia.  They went on and on about the beauty of the place, the highlights of the fishing and repeatedly compared it to one of my favorite places in the world, New Zealand.  To be fully honest, at the time I […]

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Rapids Camp Lodge: We often refer to Rapids Camp Lodge as the best equipped lodge in the state. Included in their rate is the flight to/from King Salmon, so you can literally arrive in Anchorage with nothing but the required clothing and they will provide the rest. One of our favorite times here is September. The crowds are […]

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  Bulkley River, Maxwell’s Guide Service Available Dates(one boat available): September 14-21 September 21-28 September 28-Oct 5 October 12-19 October 19-26 Three and six day double occupancy packages: Six Day:  Discount rate = $2700 (Regular rate = $3600) Three Day: Discount rate =  $1350 (Regular rate =  $1800) Skeena River Lodge, Bell Irving Camp Available […]

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  The Sian Ka’an biosphere preserve on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula was established in 1986 and became a UNESCO World Heritage Site one year later. This vast federally protected preserve extends along the eastern coast of the Yucatan from Tulum to just south of Espiritu Santo bay. The area encompasses some 3200 square kilometers of the […]

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