Category Archives: Fly Fishing Destinations

Australia Trip Report – 2004

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by Dan Blanton, Craig Smith and Terry Shultz Our double header in the Land Down Under this past September, 2004 produced some of the toughest fishing seen in recent years.  Most attribute it to Mother Nature and a ration of … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Authors, Craig Smith, Dan Blanton, Fly Fishing Destinations, Tackle and Techniques Magazine, Terry Shultz

Booking a Trip to Australia

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Booking a trip with Carpentaria Seafaris To book a trip aboard the Tropic Paradise with Carpentaria Seafaris, to fish the Gulf of Carpentaria, contact Howard McKinney of Fishabout, Inc. – P.O. Box 1679 Los Gatos, CA 95031 – phone: 888-409-2008 … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Authors, Dan Blanton, Fly Fishing Destinations, Tackle and Techniques Magazine

Weipa – Game Two in the Land Down Under – 2002

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  A Double Header in the Land Down Under – 2002 Game Two by Dan Blanton Fish is his name and he knows how to play the angling game… Yes indeed, Captain Alan (Fish) Philiskirk knows his fly-fishing game in … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Authors, Dan Blanton, Fly Fishing Destinations, Tackle and Techniques Magazine

Weipa, Australia 2002 Photo Album

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Page Two – Weipa Craig Smith & golden trevally Craig Smith & nice queenie Craig Smith & tea leaf trevally Craig Smith & bream Craig Smith & barra taken on a white/red Whistler Craig Smith &  challenging cale cale trevally … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Authors, Dan Blanton, Fly Fishing Destinations, Tackle and Techniques Magazine

Australia Flies

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Greg Bethune, when asked what are the top producing flies for Cape York’s Gulf of Carpentaria, will allow that you only need one fly: a chartreuse and white Clouser in sizes from 1 to 3/0.  He’s right.  However, the old … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Authors, Dan Blanton, Fly Fishing Destinations, Tackle and Techniques Magazine

Carpentaria Seafaris Trip Photo Album – 2004

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Carpentaria Seafaris Trip – 2004 Cindy Blanton fights a flats golden trevally Cindy Blanton & a golden trevally Cindy Blanton & a queenie from the flats Cindy Fights a LT tuna while I keep her from falling in Team work … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Authors, Dan Blanton, Fly Fishing Destinations, Tackle and Techniques Magazine

Baranof Wilderness Lodge, Alaska

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Join Dan & Cindy Blanton For a week of incredible fly fishing and wildlife viewing at Baranof Wilderness Lodge – Alaska Week of August 22 – 27, 2005 Prime time for silver salmon on the fly Baranof Wilderness Lodge is … Continue reading

Posted in Alaska, Fly Fishing Destinations

Gangler’s North Seal River Lodge & Outposts, Northern Manitoba

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Join Dan Blanton & Ken Hanley At Gangler’s North Seal Lodge July 2 through July 9, 2005 Located in Northern Manitoba Gangler’s is proud to again host two of the world’s most well-known and respected  fly fishermen, Dan Blanton and … Continue reading

Posted in Canada, Fly Fishing Destinations

Surfperch Academy… by Ken Hanley

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Surfperch Academy … by Ken Hanley The Pacific coastline is by far the most dynamic environment I could imagine. Is there a more challenging place to cast a fly? I’m not sure one exists. Think about it for a moment; … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, California, Fly Fishing Destinations, Ken Hanley, Tackle and Techniques Magazine

Indian River Lagoon Redfish on the Fly by Captain Rodney Smith

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Indian River Lagoon Redfish on the Fly By Captain Rodney Smith The sweet fragrance of orange blossoms wafted on an offshore breeze flowing west over the Spartina grass shoreline of Merritt Island, Florida. The skinny water barely covering the sand … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, Captain Rodney Smith, Florida, Fly Fishing Destinations, Tackle and Techniques Magazine