Category Archives: Fly Fishing Destinations

San Luis Reservoir Stripers on the Fly

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“San Luis Reservoir and the O’Neill Forebay are arguably this Country’s top producers of giant, fly-caught landlocked striped bass” If you were looking to catch a world record fly-caught landlocked striped bass and asked me what body of water would … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Yucatan Tarpon

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By Dan Blanton Photos by Dan Blanton and Keith Kaneko Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, in particular, Tarpon Cay Lodge and Isla Del Sabalo Lodge, offers some of the most incredible fly-fishing for both baby and adult migratory tarpon to be found … Continue reading

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Sheefish by Lee Haskin

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For many years I have wanted to catch sheefish, yet the rivers they inhabit always seemed light years away. There were so many unknowns about sheefish, or Inconnu, as they are called by native Alaskans, and I didn’t know where … Continue reading

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Bluefish Mania!

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by Dan Blanton And that’s what it was! Brutal! Heart-stopping! Hilarious fun! I’d dreamt of fly fishing for northeast bluefish, hitting them during a classic blitz for as long as I’ve been reading about them, starting with Saltwater Sportsman magazine … Continue reading

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Australia Report – 2006 & Photo Album

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  Game One – Carpentaria Seafaris     Dan Blanton Mike Matica Well, round trip, door-to-door, took 22 days.  Mike Matica and I departed San Francisco airport late evening on May 26th and Returned home late morning on June 16th.  … Continue reading

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A Double Header in the Land Down Under

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  A Double Header in the Land Down Under by Dan Blanton Australia’s Cape York Peninsula and the Gulf of Capentaria offers the marine fly-angler one of the last unspoiled angling frontiers in the world. Its waters teem with an … Continue reading

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