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Central Texas Fly Fishing, Part One

 With Beautiful Scenery and Fantastic Diversity, Central Texas is a Diamond in the Rough for Fly Fishermen

Central Texas by Will Jukes

It’s understandable that Texas doesn’t make the shortlist of great fly fishing states.  Lacking native trout and salmon, we have nothing to offer anglers going after the traditional species of fly fishing.  But hidden in the state’s big middle is the central Texas Hill Country, 18,000 square miles of limestone and granite hills clear to emerald green freestone streams.  Awash with bass, panfish, catfish and carp, these streams offer a surprisingly classic kind of fly fishing, as well as challenges not to be found elsewhere. Continue reading Central Texas Fly Fishing, Part One

America’s Top Tourist Destinations (and the Best Fishing Nearby)

For When You Can’t Persuade the Family to Tag Along, Here’s the Top Fishing Holes near Major Vacation Spots

Best Fishing Nearby By Debbie Kay

When I was a kid, my parents would pack themselves and four kids into the station wagon and set off across the country each summer and spring break in search of adventures.  Quite often, there would be a trailer towed behind the wagon carrying my dad’s BMW dual sport motorcycle, his favorite diversion when life and stress got overwhelming.  It was my parent’s compromise to head someplace like Disneyworld, the Phantom of the Opera in Toronto, or the Grand Old Opry together, with the knowledge that one or two days of our weeklong journey dad would be biking the most scenic roads nearby (usually with one of us riding behind him).  Continue reading America’s Top Tourist Destinations (and the Best Fishing Nearby)

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Faraway Fishing Trips

Faraway Fishing Trips to Add to Your Bucket List

By Debbie Kay

If you plan your vacation around fishing, then these faraway fishing Faraway Fishingtrips are for you.  They aren’t necessarily the farthest flung places– we haven’t included Iceland or Amazon, for example.  For now, we’ve chosen to look at some of the biggest, weirdest, highest and craziest places to fish  in the world: Continue reading Faraway Fishing Trips

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Meet Elke Kirk, Salmonfly Master Elke Kirk Has Made a Living Out of Salmonfly Fishing, But He's Made a Life Out of Helping Others By Will Jukes For the average person, the salmonf...
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Fishing in Bad Weather Fishing in Bad Weather By Gerry Federick Fishing in bad weather can be good, trust me, I know. I’ve spent more days fishing in the rain than I car...
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Trout Sight Fishing By Larry Dunbar “If you can see them you can’t catch them.” Sage advice from decades ago, when my father was teaching me to fish with a hand-me-dow...

Outfitter of the year – Fly Fishing Patagonia

Why Fly Fishing Patagonia Won Outfitter of The Year

The name should give you a sense for why Fly Fishing Patagonia won Outfitter of The Year: this outfitter has deep roots in the Patagonian fishing scene. Fly Fishing Patagonia is headquartered in San Martin de los Andes, close to the action. From there they’ve accumulated FFPnearly two decades of experience matching anglers with guides and lodges. That experience will help you start fishing on Argentina’s most famous rivers, either solo, with a guide, or at one of several lodges—many of them Best of Patagonia winners. Continue reading Outfitter of the year – Fly Fishing Patagonia

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Best Fishing – Patagonia River Guides Why Patagonia River Guides Won Best Fishing In fairness to every other winner and nominee of the Best of Patagonia Awards, it’s very hard to have a b...
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Best Fishing – Patagonia River Guides

Why Patagonia River Guides Won Best Fishing

In fairness to every other winner and nominee of the Best of Patagonia Awards, it’s very hard to have a bad time fishing in Patagonia. That having been said, Patagonia River Guides blows past the competition to win the Best Fishing award. Why? Because Patagonia River Guides (who refer to themselves as PRG) perform well in three crucial areas: range of trips offered, excellent programs, and premium equipment. For the most serious and hardcore anglers, Patagonia River Guides are almost certainly the

Besides being nifty, PRG's unique technology is a good indicator of their dedication to world class fly fishing
Besides being nifty, PRG’s unique technology is a good indicator of their dedication to world class fly fishing

outfitter of choice. Continue reading Best Fishing – Patagonia River Guides

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Meet Elke Kirk, Salmonfly Master Elke Kirk Has Made a Living Out of Salmonfly Fishing, But He's Made a Life Out of Helping Others By Will Jukes For the average person, the salmonf...
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Fishing in Bad Weather Fishing in Bad Weather By Gerry Federick Fishing in bad weather can be good, trust me, I know. I’ve spent more days fishing in the rain than I car...
Seven Easy Fly Fishing Tips A Few Simple Adjustments Can Be Night and Day for Fly Fishermen at Any Level Fly Fishing Tips By Debbie Kay Fly fishing is an art, with a long lea...
Trout Sight Fishing By Larry Dunbar “If you can see them you can’t catch them.” Sage advice from decades ago, when my father was teaching me to fish with a hand-me-dow...