Skeena Meadows Due to a last minute cancellation, Skeena Meadows has three open cabins that they will offer at an unheard of 40% discount.  Each cabin takes up to three anglers. These are the most deluxe DYI accommodations in the region with essentially private water on the main stem Skeena below the Bulkley. Angler fish […]

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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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The Sandy River is located on the Alaska Peninsula. It is one of the most remote places an angler can visit. This may not be a foreign country, but its exotic nature is evident and the terrain is unique. This wide open expanse has its own breathtaking beauty. Volcanoes rise in the distance and are […]

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Until recently, North Africa, and especially the coast of Sudan has never been considered a viable fishing destination. Political unrest in neighboring Southern Sudan has cast a dark image that has dampened the potential for Sudanese tourism. Along the Red Sea coast of Sudan there are countless islands and wide expanses of shallow water flats. These offer […]

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A very unique opportunity has come up to join myself and noted photographer, Patagonia fishing ambassador and owner of Emerald Water Anglers, Dave McCoy in Belize this fall! We have 1 space left to join us on the Rising Tide mother ship. A 58 foot live-aboard vessel based out of Belize City. The Rising Tide is a 58′ […]

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Coyhaique River Lodge – Chilean Patagonia 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 […]

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Playa Blanca is a top quality saltwater lodge that focuses on fishing the little known and  lightly pressured flats of Espiritu Santo Bay. This is a beautiful fishery located entirely with the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve. When it comes to  getting on the flats first and presenting flies to fish that have not seen a […]

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Experience early season sea trout fishing on the Rio Grande at it’s finest with a combination trip to Villa Maria and Kau Tapen! Now for the first time, Kau Tapen and Villa Maria are joining forces to offer combination packages that allow guests the opportunity to experience the best of both lodges during the height of January’s sea-run […]

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Need some much needed time on the water to revive your soul?  Our friends at Las Pampas Lodge just might have the cure to get you back on track!  Check out their short video clip Water Therapy to view a sampling of what they have to offer. If you’d like to learn more about this destination or […]

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Jurassic Lake Lodge – Argentina “I fished at Jurassic Lake Lodge last November and had 501 fish in the week, breaking the 100 per day mark on three separate days. It’s very difficult to describe to people as there is nothing else like it in the world. The best I can say is imagine wading […]

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Northern BC Heli Fishing A totally unique, semi-exploratory developing program Available dates: September 29 – October 6 (4 rods available) October 6 – 13 (4 rods available) Cost of this trip: US$7,350.00 per person for a 7 night / 6 day package Send Ken Morrish an email or call 800-552-2729 to lock in your reservation […]

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Silver Hilton Lodge – Babine River, British Columbia The world’s most sought-after and exclusive wilderness steelhead lodge. Available dates: September 17 – 24, 2016 (1 year fill-in spot) Cost of this trip: US$9,372.50 for a 7 night / 7 day package Send Ken Morrish an email or call 800-552-2729 to lock in your spot on […]

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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 lodge offers its guests just the right amount of “roughing it” and an opportunity to experience a remarkable diversity of true wilderness fly fishing. Backed up against the surreal spires […]

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AUSTRAL KINGS – CHILEAN PATAGONIA We just received word that a few rods became available at Austral Kings for the 2017 season!   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 that set up well for swinging flies […]

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Many saltwater anglers highly value destinations  where they can stalk fish from their feet while wading the flats. The feel of the water on your skin, the ability to sneak in close to the fish and the simplicity of a small hip pack and fly rod can be truly addicting. It’s largely for this reason that destinations […]

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Moana Kofe – Photo courtesy Harper Studios, Inc.  We are proud to announce that we have raised over $5,000 for Pacific Islands Medical Aid (PIMA) in the name of the late Moana Kofe, our friend and legendary Christmas Island guide. PIMA is a lifeline for the residents of Christmas Island and helps immensely with giving […]

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BC West For those who have not had the good fortune to fish for steelhead on British Columbia’s Dean River, others’ tales of personal exploits can become overbearing. Stories of hard takes, hissing bellies of line, wild leaps, and the relentless runs of these “super” steelhead are admittedly hard to compete with, especially when compounded […]

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Turneffe Flats has long been recognized s a premier saltwater fly fishing, scuba diving and marine ecotourism destination. Located on Belize’s Turneffe Atoll, the largest and most biologically diverse atoll in the Caribbean, Turneffe Flats Lodge specializes in superior service, beautiful surroundings and varied offerings suitable for hard-core anglers and non-fishing companions alike. Ideally located […]

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I just returned from a week at one of our favorite fly out destinations. Rapids Camp Lodge has been in operation for over 20 years. Their program is incredibly diverse and they offer guests of any skill level a wonderful Alaskan adventure. Their commitment to customer service was comforting and a reminder that above all else, Rapids Camp […]

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Now is the time to book your Fiji Air Tickets for Christmas Island 2017! For the second year in a row Fiji Airlines has released reduced ticket fares for round-trip flights between Honolulu to Christmas Island. Normal fares run about $1,100 per person. If you currently have a trip booked with us, do not delay […]

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September is one of my favorite times in Alaska. The summer season is winding down and the mornings again bring a crispness as the days quickly shorten. It marks some of the best rainbow trout fishing of the year. Sockeye salmon are spent, lost is their incredible energy. Tumbling downstream at the mercy of the currents in their natal waters they […]

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Igiugig Lodge If you are keen on the biggest rainbow trout of the year, than September at Igiugig Lodge is for you. The Igiugig Lodge (Ig-ee-AH-gig) sits on the bank of Lake Iliamna near the mouth of the ruggedly beautiful Kvichak (Kwee-Jack) River. For fly anglers, the Kvichak’s most famous inhabitants are its supercharged steelhead-esque rainbow trout. […]

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A Firsthand Report on Kooi Noom by Patrick Dean and Andrew Badley (which first appeared in the July 2016 issue of The Angling Report – www.theanglingreport.com) “The lake is on a plateau called the ‘plateau of death’ because of the wind.”  These ominous words wafted to the backseats of the Toyota Hilux as what was advertised as a […]

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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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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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