Monthly Archives: April 2010

Sage Z-Axis Switch Spey Rods

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“Sage is offering four switch rods in the Z-Axis family, those being 5110-4, 6110-4, 7110-4 and 8110-4.  These are 11 foot, four piece rods that offer a shortened Spey style grip allowing for double handed casting, which I prefer to … Continue reading

Posted in Fly Rods, Hot and New

TFO Bluewater Fly Rods by Lefty Kreh

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“I had the pleasure of field testing the Light Duty Bluewater rod down in Loreto last season.  It is one of the best rods in this category I’ve ever used and it performed flawlessly.  I’d rate the Light Duty as … Continue reading

Posted in Fly Rods, Hot and New

TFO TiCr-X Series Rods by Lefty Kreh

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“WOW!!!” “This rod throws a line as flat as a billiard table with a loop you can throw through a screen door.  I would certainly rate this rod as one of the very best eight weight rods I have ever … Continue reading

Posted in Fly Rods, Hot and New

River Plate Adventures, The Amazon

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“The reason Fishabout has chosen to use River Plate Anglers is that they offer the most options of any of the peacock bass operators in the Amazon. Jungle fishing is very sensitive to water level. Different drainages are affected differently … Continue reading

Posted in Amazon, Destination Lodges, Fly Fishing Destinations, Hot and New

Murphy’s Riverside Lodge – Stamp River, Vancouver Island, BC

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“This will be our sixth season on the Stamp River. It is the most exciting of all Canadian Rivers to fish during September and October. The river has a truly spectacular fall run of silver (Coho) and king (Chinook) salmon. … Continue reading

Posted in Canada, Destination Lodges, Fly Fishing Destinations, Hot and New

Tarpon Cay Lodge

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“Tarpon Cay Lodge is a new frontier that has just recently been discovered in the Northern Mexican Yucatan. The lodge is located in the small, remote fishing village of San Felipe. Tourists are rarely seen here so the experience is … Continue reading

Posted in Destination Lodges, Fly Fishing Destinations, Hot and New, Mexico

Baranof Wilderness Lodge

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“Cindy and I had the pleasure of visiting Mike and Sally Trotter’s Baranof Wilderness Lodge in August, 2003.  This is renowned fly-fishing writer, Ken Hanley’s “home water” when it comes to Alaska fishing and Baranof Lodge is where he hosts … Continue reading

Posted in Alaska, Destination Lodges, Fly Fishing Destinations, Hot and New

Outcast Super Fat Cat Float Tube

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“The Super Fat Cat has the added advantage of an inflatable seat and backrest that make this float tube more compact for storage and transport. The above the water seating of the Super Fat Cat offers a greater field of … Continue reading

Posted in Hot and New, Water Crafts

Spring Creek Stillwater Classic Series Pram

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“This is the finest one person stillwater fly fishing platform available today…” according to Brian Chan, the Senior Fisheries Biologist for the Province of British Columbia, Canada.  Designed for stillwaters and estuaries it’s stability is incredible.

Posted in Hot and New, Water Crafts

Northfork Outdoors Coastal Waters Express Pontoon Boat

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“I can’t speak from personal use experience but after looking at Northfork Outdoors’ new Coastal Waters Express poonton boats at the ISE show in San Mateo, I have to say I was very impressed with the design and function ability … Continue reading

Posted in Hot and New, Water Crafts