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As traveling anglers, we understand well that a great fishing trip is the culmination of many variables. While the number or size of fish caught often isn’t nearly as memorable as the people we shared the moment with, it is the fishery and the fish that brought us there in the first place. Let’s all […]

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2021 Alaska King Salmon Availbility

The mighty king salmon may just be the baddest freshwater fish one can tangle with. Combine the short season, specialized tackle, their overall size, tenacity and the nearly unpredictable nature of these beasts, and it becomes clear that you will earn every Chinook salmon you touch. This is a special species, one that should be […]

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Here’s a peek at some available weeks next summer at some of our favorite Alaska destinations. With all the cancellations and postponed trips due to Covid-19 in 2020, space for next summer is already limited. If you have sights on visiting Alaska in 2021, please act quickly. For more information, please call Fly Water Travel’s […]

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Trip Report: Rapids Camp Lodge

Rapids Camp Lodge, Alaska Fly Water Travel’s Jon Covich recently returned from Rapids Camp Lodge in Alaska, where his son Teddy is a guide. Jon shared with us a great trip report, including information about pre-travel COVID tests, plus some incredible imagery. We hope you enjoy! For more information about Rapids Camp Lodge and any […]

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Alaska Steelhead Company – 2020 Availability – Sold out

For anglers interested in a unique fall steelhead venue, consider the Alaska Steelhead Company. Located on an impressive perch overlooking the Cook Inlet, guests can fish as many as four steelhead systems. These rivers offer both walk and wade fishing as well as full-day floats where guests can target wild steelhead in the 6 to […]

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Pebble Mine Update

Pebble Mine Delayed – But It Isn’t Over Yet On August 24, the U.S. Army Corps paused its federal permit for the Pebble Mine in Alaska, acknowledging the significant damage Pebble would cause to streams and wetlands in the Bristol Bay watershed. Mine developers now have 90 days to come back with a plan to […]

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Summer 2020 Alaska Openings

As of June 5th, the state of Alaska revised their travel restrictions include the option of a pre-travel COVID-19 PCR test in lieu of a 14-day quarantine to enter the state. With the reopening of the state comes some truly exceptional opportunities for anglers this summer – uncommon open dates at premier Alaska destinations! Below […]

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“Sense of Place” Video: Bristol Bay, Alaska

Rapids Camp Lodge, Bristol Bay, Alaska In rare instances, geology and ecology come together to create ecosystems that are truly extraordinary. The interior of Alaska’s Bristol Bay region is one of those places, and it is home to Rapids Camp Lodge. The region is the epicenter of our planet’s highest-functioning salmon-based ecosystem. Characterized by massive […]

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Remaining 2020 Availability: Hoodoo Sandy River Lodge – Sold out

Hoodoo Sandy River Lodge, Alaska On the lower end of the Alaskan Peninsula’s remote and prolific Sandy River, there is a camp catering to serious steelhead and king salmon anglers. This cozy, compact lodge caters to six anglers and also offers great meals and guiding. Anglers fish two per jet boat and swing fish the […]

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Veto Pebble Mine!

Urgent! Today the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released their Final Environmental Impact Statement of the proposed Pebble Mine, opening the door to a permit to build the mine. The only way to stop the mine is to act now, and tell the EPA to veto Pebble Mine. Click here to read more and take […]

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2020 Baranof Wilderness Lodge Availability

Baranof Wilderness Lodge, Alaska Beneath the jagged granite peaks, the cold blue ice fields, the natural hot springs, and the thundering water fall that spills into the salmon filled sea, there is a lodge that is unique among those that we represent. More than a place to simply fly by, southeast Alaska’s Baranof Wilderness Lodge […]

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2020 Availability: Baranof Wilderness Basecamp, Alaska

Images and words fail to capture the magic of this exceedingly remote 6-8 person tent camp. Nestled in a remarkable mixed old-growth forest mere steps from a totally pristine and unpopulated inlet on the eastern shoreline of Baranof Island, the Base Camp is truly a treasure for nature lovers and anglers alike. With custom yurt-like […]

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The Other Steelhead – Alaska

Alaska is known for great rainbow trout fishing but also has true anadromous rainbow trout or “steelhead”. Things get blurred when we talk about the few locations within the state where lake run forms of Oncorhynchus mykiss exist. These fish look like a steelhead, act like a steelhead and are as big as a steelhead. […]

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We have great news for those wanting to visit the great state of Alaska. On June 5th, Alaska revised Health Mandate 010 to include the option of a pre-travel COVID-19 PCR test in lieu of a 14-day quarantine to enter the state. For full details on the travel mandate and testing resources, click here. To […]

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2020 Alaska Travel Regulations

Updated 8.06.20 We have great news for those wanting to visit the great state of Alaska. On June 5th, Alaska revised Health Mandate 010 to include the option of a negative COVID-19 PCR test in lieu of a 14-day quarantine to enter the state. What do I need to do to enter the state? Non-Residents […]

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As traveling anglers, we often find ourselves witness to the thrills, heartaches, wonder and bliss of fly fishing adventures. In these moments, fly rod is traded for camera and we attempt to capture the scene to share with loved ones or jog our own memories later. While these exciting times are usually the most memorable, […]

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Take Action for Bristol Bay

Take Action for Bristol Bay! It’s “all hands on deck” in Bristol Bay as leaders work to make sure regional communities, with limited medical resources, are safe from the Covid-19 pandemic. Meanwhile, the Pebble Limited Partnership and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continue to press hard to finalize the environmental review for the Pebble […]

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In rare instances, geology and ecology come together to create ecosystems so extraordinary that all who visit are left in awe. The interior of southwestern Alaska’s Bristol Bay region is one such place and the epicenter for what may well be the greatest rainbow trout fishery in the world. As one moves inland from the […]

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Discount Availability – Kulik and Grosvenor Lodge, Alaska

  Sister lodges Kulik and Grosvenor have announced a 25% discount off their regular rates for two or more guests for specific dates. The rainbow trout will not have seen a fly in months and their lack of education will offer lucky anglers great opportunities to target these willing participants with streamers, mice and even […]

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Expert Q&A – Rapids Camp Lodge, Alaska

Rapids Camp Lodge, Alaska Rapids Camp Lodge is an easy to reach full service fly-out lodge with excellent home waters and one of the most diverse and exciting fly fishing programs in Alaska. Seasoned hardcore fly anglers appreciate the wide range of waters the lodge frequents. This includes staples like the Moraine, Battle Creek, Contact […]

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Discounted Availability – Royal Wolf & Big Ku, Alaska

If you have never have visited Royal Wolf or Big Ku Lodge, now is the time to experience one or maybe two of Alaska’s finest lodges at a significant discount. Take a look at the details below for this great opportunity. Royal Wolf Lodge Strategically located on a 120-acre inholding within the heart of Katmai […]

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Remaining Availability – Fishing Bear Lodge, Alaska

Click Image or HERE to Read Article 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 […]

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Not a week goes by in which I am not asked about which destinations simultaneously offer great rainbow fishing and salmon fishing in Alaska. This is an important question and the answer varies depending on what species of salmon is of interest and what techniques are preferred when targeting the trout. It just so happens […]

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2020 Availability – Rapids Camp Lodge, Alaska

Click Image or HERE to Read Article Rapids Camp Lodge is an easy to reach full service fly-out Alaskan fly fishing lodge with excellent home waters and one of the most diverse and exciting fly fishing programs in Alaska. Seasoned hardcore fly anglers appreciate the wide range of water the lodge frequents. This includes staples […]

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Whether you call it a king, a spring, a tyee or a chinook, the largest of the Pacific salmon is a formidable and fabulous game fish. Combine the short season, specialized tackle, their overall size, tenacity, the nearly unpredictable nature of these beasts, and it becomes clear that you will earn every King salmon you […]

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Of all the anadromous species – meaning those that are born in freshwater, mature at sea, and return to their natal rivers to spawn – silver salmon are perhaps the most enthusiastic and willing participants for the fly angler. In Alaska, they return to rivers in great numbers, super-charged and strong from their time at […]

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Why Fly Out? – Prime Trout Availability, Alaska

“Roads? Where we’re going, we don’t need roads.” – Dr. Emmett Brown The floatplane is the key to the ultimate Alaskan angling experience. The roar of the engine, the crushing beauty of soaring over water-woven landscapes, and the unbridled freedom to go where you please are unforgettable parts of the floatplane-angling journey. Flying to where […]

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Photo Essay and Availability – No See Um Lodge, Alaska

No See Um Lodge, Alaska Our good friend and professional photographer Arian Stevens visited one of our favorite fly out lodges this last fall and has shared his wonderful images. No See Um Lodge has been in the business of providing the finest Alaska fishing experiences for over 40 years.  Jack Holman established the lodge […]

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Prime Availability – 2020 King Salmon – Alaska

The mighty king salmon may just be the baddest freshwater fish one can tangle with. Combine the short season, specialized tackle, their overall size, tenacity and the nearly unpredictable nature of these beasts and it becomes clear that you will earn every Chinook salmon you touch. With big challenges come big rewards. This is a […]

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Alaska Availability – The Other Steelhead?

Click the image to read the article Many anglers gravitate towards chasing steelhead and for good reason. Steelhead check off many boxes with much of the attraction based on their power, beauty, athleticism and willingness to chase a fly. While incredibly rewarding, steelhead fishing is not a numbers game and conditions certainly dictate success. So […]

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