Category Archives: Trip Reports - Destinations

Alaska Fly Fishing Trip Report: Intricate Bay Lodge September 2016

Alaska fishing with Montana Angler
Everything in Alaska seems to be supersized. Not only is Alaska the largest state in the union; it is also home to North America’s largest mountains, moose, bearded men, crabs, salmon, sled dog race, and most importantly: rainbow trout. When it comes to fishing for rainbow trout Alaska holds the...Read more

Mexico Fly Fishing Trip Report: Costa de Cocos Lodge, Xcalak

Costa de Cocos Fly Fishing Lodge Xcalak Mexico
Myself and fellow Montana Angler guide Tony Nahorny traveled south to our partners at Costa de Cocos Lodge in Xcalak, Mexico in late February for a week-long escape from the Montana winter. It would be my second trip chasing saltwater fish on the flats, while Tony is a fairly experienced saltwater...Read more

Patagonia Trip Report: Rio Pico Argentina 2016

Rio Pic fly fishing Argentina
There is something about driving a little farther and working a little harder that always appeals to me when it comes to fly fishing. I guess I am always hoping that the grass IS a little greener on the other side of the fence. Perhaps this is why the Rio Pico region of Patagonia in Argentina has...Read more

Patagonia Chile Fishing Report: Magic Waters Lodge January 2016

Paloma River Chile Fly Fishing
Trailing cows to the summer pasture in the Big Belt mountains, I couldn’t help but daydream about being on the river. Summer in Montana was too short to be wasted on the back of a horse; it is better spent chasing trout. I spent the summers of my early 20’s guiding fly fishermen and doing ranch...Read more

Abaco Lodge Bahamas Bonefishing Trip Report: November 2015

The second half of our November hosted trip lead us to Abaco Lodge on Abaco island. Fly fishing for bonefish is legendary across the Bahamas and Abaco has some of the world’s richest bonefishing grounds. The lodge is located on the world famous “Marls” which is an expansive flats system with over...Read more

South Andros Bahamas Bonefishing Trip Report to Bairs Lodge: Nov 2015

Bonefishing on South Andros Island
We recently returned from a successful hosted “couples” trip to Bairs Lodge on Andros Island in the Bahamas . This was our second trip Bahamas bonefishing trip to Bairs in the last 4 years and it is one of my favorite salt water destinations in the Carribean. Andros island is home to some of the...Read more

Wisconsin Fly Fishing for Musky 2015 Trip Report

Musky on the fly
In later October, 2015 we embarked on our second annual Montana Angler musky on the fly adventure to Northern Wisconsin. Muskellunge is the apex predator across most of the Midwest and southern Canada and one of the ultimate challenges on a fly rod. Muskies are a fish of myth and legend and are...Read more

2013 Bahamas Bonefishing Trip Report to South Andros and Abaco Islands

bahamas bonefish flies
Our recent hosted trip to the Bahamas was a flying success. The islands of the Bahamas are widely considered to be the bonefishing capital of the world. Fly fishing in the Bahamas has a lot to offer: high fishing counts, LOTS of fishable water and trophy sized fish. Although some permit and tarpon...Read more

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