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Patagonia Baker Lodge Trip Report

Chile fly fishing Patagonia Baker Lodge
Patagonia Baker Lodge trip report for March 13th - 17th 2017 Arrival / Baker Having heard and read about the mighty Baker River in southern Chile for years, it finally fell into the crosshairs for myself to host a trip with 3 great fishing buddies. As we walked through the doors of the Patagonia...Read more

3 Best Destinations to Catch Your 1st Permit

One lucky angler with his first permit on a fly
Fly Fishing for your first permit Fly Fishing for permit often becomes a lifelong endeavor. But before anglers become consumed with hunting, stalking, casting, and hopefully hooking, you'll need to catch your first permit. Like so many other things in life, not angling related things, the first...Read more

Cuba Fly Fishing Trip Report

Cuba fly fishing trip report
There is something about Cuba… Maybe it’s the allure of traveling to a forbidden (or once forbidden) land that creates the attraction for many citizens of the US. Is it the rebellious pride that comes from telling friends, family, and acquaintances that you are traveling to Cuba, or that you’ve...Read more

September Fishing in Yellowstone National Park

September fishing in Yellowstone National Park
September in the greater Yellowstone region is quickly becoming one of the most popular times to visit and fish. September is a great time to fish Yellowstone National Park because water temperatures are dropping into the optimal range and trout feel the urge to pack on the pounds for the upcoming...Read more

5 Tips For Late Summer Fishing In Yellowstone Park

Fighting a Cutthroat in the Yellowstone Backcountry
Late summer is one of the most popular times to visit and fish in Yellowstone Park . According to the Park Service, August accounts for almost 25% of yearly visits to the park, and my guide calendar backs up that fact. Although it is the most convenient time to visit for many folks, August and...Read more

Fly Fishing Chile Trip Report: A Wilderness Backcountry Adventure

Chile fly fishing trips overnight river camps
We recently enjoyed a unique adventure into one of the most remote regions of Patagonia to sample a new back country camp with our friends at Magic Waters Lodge. After years of staring at maps of a large but untouched river system our friend Eduardo let us know that they had pioneered a route into...Read more

4 Tips For Fishing The Madison River in August

August wade fishing on the Upper Madison
August is an extremely popular time to visit and flyfish the Madison River . The Madison can fish well during all 12 months of the year, and each month sees a different set of challenges for fishermen to solve. During August, those challenges can include warm, sunny weather, fishing pressure, and...Read more

New Zealand South Island Trip Report: Cedar Lodge 2017

International fly fishing trips Montana Angler New Zealand Cedar Lodge
Cedar Lodge New Zealand – January Most people I know have a bucket list of activities that they hope to accomplish on their brief stay on the planet. I for one am no different. My problem - in the past 10 years, my list hadn’t gotten any smaller and time seemed to be flying by. So one day in March...Read more

March Brazil Peacock Bass Trip Report to Agua Boa Amazon Lodge

Agua Boa Fly Fishing
I have always had a passion for off the beaten path fishing locations and find myself continuously searching for waters a little farther from the paths most traveled. Whether it is hiking a little farther, running a white water canyon or tossing a raft off of a bridge, the fish always seem a little...Read more

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