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Fly Fishing in Oman

I'm willing to bet that few, if any, anglers have countries in the Middle East on their fly fishing bucket list. After reading this story from Oliver White over at Fly Fisherman Magazine, however, you might think about adding Oman as a legitimate fishing destination. Featuring plenty of permit and miles of quiet shoreline, fishing in Oman seems like an...

Story: "Winter Stream Fishing Is Heating Up"

This is one of those fun and useful stories that we see in plenty of local publications. In this instance, our story comes to us from Connor Liess over at the Shoshone News-Press based in Idaho. In the story, he details why the winter fly fishing is so good in Idaho, and he gives some great tips on must-visit fisheries during the coldest months of the...

Story: A New Chance at King Salmon

This story comes to us from Joe Doggett, over at Fly Fisherman Magazine. It recounts his adventure to a new fishing camp in Alaska, where the king salmon are plentiful and the people are nonexistent. Honestly, the camp sounds like heaven, and I want to plan a trip after reading Doggett's piece. You can read his story here.

Travel: See Southeast Alaska

Alaska holds the dreams and hearts of many anglers, and rightfully so. It's a gorgeous, awe-inspiring landscape that's one of my favorite places to fish. But it's not all about salmon on the Kenai River, or halibut in Prince William Sound. Southeast Alaska has tons of fantastic fishing options, which are detailed in this awesome story, which you can read...

Story: Fly Fishing in Italy

Kenneth R. Rosen put together a fantastic spread for The New York Times recently on the adventure of fly fishing in Italy. Although it's not mentioned as one of the world's must-visit fly fishing destinations, Rosen's experience - including the photography that accompanies the article - makes me want to plan a trip to Italy, and soon. Read the story here.

Small-Water Tarpon in Guyana

Fly fishing in Guyana is a dream of mine - and I expect many other anglers share it. The unexplored jungles, the massive fish, the exotic locale - what's not to love about the promise Guyana holds? In case you needed one more excuse to add it to the top of your fly fishing travel list, just take a look at this great story from Fly Fisherman Magazine. The...

12 Tips for Cheap Fishing Trips

I love fun, innovative ideas like the stuff by Louis Cahill in this recent story at Gink & Gasoline. In it, Cahill details 12 tips for putting together an epic fly fishing trip on the cheap. In a time of skyrocketing costs for everything, keeping a fly fishing trip on the cheap is a great way to save cash. Read the story here.

Iconic Fly Fishing Destinations in Each State

This list is sure to spark some conversation amongst anglers, and what better way to start off our week than a friendly argument? The list of the most iconic fly fishing destination in each state is a bit superficial, but perhaps in some states that aren't known for their fly fishing, the list gives up a gem or two. Either way, it's worth looking through to...

Blue Horizon Lodge Opens in Belize

The Blue Horizon Lodge is one of the most legendary places to go catch permit. And in 2021, the updated version of this historic landmark officially opened for business. The story behind Blue Horizon, and its head guide Lincoln Westby, is one worth reading. You can do so here.

Robb Report's Best Fishing Destinations

The Robb Report - a luxury lifestyle and travel website - recently listed its top destinations for fly fishing around the world. If you have cabin fever, and want to get out somewhere incredible, this list is for you. Read it here.