Category Archives: Fly Fishing Travel

Colombia Afloat Trip February 2022

Our friend Jon Covich from Fly Water Travel will be hosting a trip to the remote and pristine jungles of Colombia to target large peacock bass and other jungle species. We did this trip last year and it was a … Continue reading

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Frontier Steelhead Experience for TWO! – Native Fish Steelhead Trip Raffle

Frontier Steelhead Experience for Two Is there anything better than fishing the epic waters of British Columbia’s Bulkley and Morice rivers with your very best fishing buddy? How about winning a week-long trip for two for only $250? You heard … Continue reading

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Spring Fishing in Central Oregon May 2021

Fished the Deschutes River from Warm Springs to Trout Creek Sunday 9th. Overcast and cool morning. No big bugs flying, but small numbers of shucks in the grass. Euro tactics are killer on the Lower D. Jigged 20” point fly … Continue reading

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Seychelles Trip Report April 2021

My family and I were extremely fortunate to lead a small group of anglers to Alphonse Island in the Seychelles this past April. Our week-long fishing adventure was outstanding. The Seychelles offers some of the most pristine marine habitat on … Continue reading

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Carolina Spring Postcard

The creeks here are awake. I’ve found it easier to talk to them higher up in the watersheds. They’re fresher, less world weary. The chub priests call one of my creeks The Transparent Serpent. They say they conjure Him into … Continue reading

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Colombia Peacock Bass Trip Report – March 2021

Cash and I joined Jon Covich of Flywater Travel and three other anglers for a Peacock Bass adventure in remote eastern Colombia. Flywater Travel handled our booking with Afloat Tours. Our trip was fantastic. Filled with new discoveries and exciting … Continue reading

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Spring 2021 Guide Special on Now through April 15th

Each Spring we are reminded of how fortunate we are to have the Lower McKenzie and Willamette rivers within such close proximity to the Eugene area. When conditions align, there is potential for exceptional trout fishing. Current water conditions and … Continue reading

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“LIFE” ON A TIN CAN – Fishing on the USS KIDD

The fishing, the camaraderie, the adventurous voyages . . . ! We often kid ourselves – sailors – that our ships are “Tin Cans,” floating about on King Neptune’s Domain, at His Whim. Long time customer Lou Olton share this … Continue reading

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Because Our Words Matter – Sexual Violence and the Fly Fishing Industry

I’m sitting here at my keyboard, paralyzed. My hands trembling. Heart pounding. Squinting at the monitor through tears. I’ve written hundreds of posts for the Oregon Fly Fishing Blog, but this is the highest stakes article I’ve ever had the … Continue reading

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Spend a week on the Babine for just $100! – Benefit Native Fish Society

British Columbia’s Babine River is the hallowed homewaters of some of the largest wild steelhead swimming on the planet. Don’t miss this week-long dream trip, including guided fishing with some of the best guides around, delicious home-cooked meals, and tranquil … Continue reading

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Peacock Bass Trip Jan 2022 – Caddis Fly Hosted Trip Jan 9-16, 2022

I have been hesitant to promote any sort of travel throughout the pandemic. The fly fishing travel business, like so much of the worlds travel, has been putting out more fires than filling spots for fishing trips over the past … Continue reading

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Alberta’s Blue Ribbon Trout Waters Need Your Help

Many reader are familiar with the Oldman, Livingstone, Highwood and Bow rivers. We thought sharing the current conservation issues in this region was important. Below you will find some of the key information regarding the battle to protect some of … Continue reading

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Kendjam – Heart of the Amazon by Todd Moen – Amazon Fly Fishing

Another fantastic film from Todd Moen and Catch Magazine is now available on Youtube. Todd makes the best films in the fly fishing industry hands down and Kendjam is another example. If you don’t subscribe to Catch Magazine you can … Continue reading

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Discussion about Bonefish Flies with Jay Nicholas

In this video, Jay discusses the anatomy of a bonefish fly and the materials used to tie them. If you’re new or thinking about tying bonefish flies this video is a great tutorial. Jay discusses hooks, weights, braids, flash, kip-tail, … Continue reading

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Postcards from Oregon’s Steelhead Rivers Fall 2020

Each fall, Greg and his best friend Rob chase steelhead for two weeks around Oregon swinging flies. Here they are checking in after a week of fishing…. So far 7 for 9 caught…..Vamos!!!

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