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Mythical Fly Fishing Trips & Gorgeous Scenery

Mythical Fly Fishing Trips by Sean Obrien

There are mythical fly fishing trips taken by fly fisherman to some of the most profoundly gorgeous scenery available on the planet. Although there are thousands of locations that are world reknown for their unrivaled fly fishing, they all have specific positives and negatives. Each one of the locations listed below has a distinct reason that makes it one of the few end-all be-all locations for the fly fishing enthusiast.  Some are specific because of the
environment, some for the location, and some for the species of fish available, but the one thing they all have in common is unparalleled angling.  Let’s get right to the list, and be sure to leave your mythical fly fishing trips or dream destination in the comments section below. Continue reading Mythical Fly Fishing Trips & Gorgeous Scenery

3 Essentials before Fishing Yellowstone National Park

A Little Prep Work Goes a Long Way at Yellowstone

Fishing Yellowstone National Park (YNP) attracts millions of visitors and tourists every year.  Distracted by the geysers, the wildlife and the breathtaking views, most of those visitors don’t realize that within the many lakes, streams, rivers, and ponds they’ll find some of the best fly fishing on earth.  Anglers come in droves to wade these waters, braving dangers like 1,200 pound grizzly bears and bull moose to get a piece of the action.  Continue reading 3 Essentials before Fishing Yellowstone National Park

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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)

The Biggest Victim at the Oregon Malheur Standoff?

Scientists Say Effort to Control Invasive Carp Could Be Set Back Several Years

By Debbie Kay,

No matter what your thoughts on the standoff that happened at the Oregon Malheur Reserve, the invasive carp program was one of the few things everyone could get behind.  A program that was designed to eliminate the carp and employ fishermen and local businesses at the same time has been set back at least three years due to the altercation.  Now, scientists struggle to catch up, having missed the chance to control an important breeding season on the preserve. Continue reading The Biggest Victim at the Oregon Malheur Standoff?

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Wild Zebra Trout – A Pyrenees Treasure

We are on the sunny side of the Pyrenees, surrounded by the best rivers, lakes and streams for fly fishing in the country.  These rivers and mountains constitute one of the best protected natural paradises in Spain.

The wild zebra trout, endemic to the Mediterranean region, is our beautiful and most well preserved treasure.  Our guests will also have the opportunity to fish brown trout, brook trout, rainbow trout and barbel, mostly fishing with dry fly. Continue reading Wild Zebra Trout – A Pyrenees Treasure