In the 1990's post - Perestroika Russia introduced the spectacular fishing of the Kola Peninsula to the angling world. These magnificent rivers were immediately recog- nized as the most important addition to the world of fishing in the last century. We've visited them all and chosen what most experts agree are the "cream of the crop".
Guatemala has been recognized as the new sailfish capitol of the world, and there's no better place to satiate your appetite for airborne billfish. It's safe, easy-to-get-to, very pro-American, and the numbers of fish caught there, every day of the season are staggering.
These saltwater rockets are the most popular fly fishing target in the Caribbean, South Pacific, and Indian Ocean for lots of reasons. The Fly Shop® has been searching the planet for the top bonefish lodges since 1978 and can introduce you to right spots at the right times, and for the right price.
There are a few great spots on the trout fishing horizon that focus exclusively on brown trout. The best are in Chile, and there is no outift that's better or more experienced in the world to point you in that direction than the guys here at The Fly Shop®. We've been considered the Patagonia experts travel for three decades.
South America's exotic, freshwater version of a gold-colored King Salmon has bad orthodonture and a an even more hostile attitude! These ferocious fish will rip the rod out of your hands on the strike, threaten to toss your fly with every leap, and test your tackle and stamina all day long.
The Kundzha is a species of fish in the Char family, the same family as Dolly Varden, Brook trout and Bull trout. They are endemic only to the Far East, not existing on the US side of the Pacific. Also known as Siberian White Spotted Char, hey may take different life histories, just like the rainbows...
There's no better place to get your fill of hooking, fighting, and landing Kings or Silvers than Alaska. Few will argue that the best of the 49th state's lodges and camps can be found on the list that The Fly Shop® represents. Let us hook you up with non-stop action from June through September.
Brazil's Amazon jungle rivers are the top spots on the map for sensationally colored, mean-spririted cichlids. These are aggressive fish that would rather tear a popper or streamer to shreds than let it pass unmolested, and we know just where to find them and when.
Not much challenge with a live crab, but permit are the single toughest target in saltwater with a fly rod. It's only in the past two decades that fly patterns have been very successful. Anglers should have to get and EKG before chasing these fish on the flats.
From Kamchatka to Alaska to Argentina this is the single most popular fish fly rodders prefer to chase. If you're searching for that next great rainbow trout trip, give The Fly Shop's Travel experts a call and have us walk you through your best options.
The Fly Shop® is the exclusive representative for two of the top three trophy brown trout lodges in the world, and we're an agent for the third. There's just no better angling travel agency in fly fishing to help connect you with a monster brown. Fish average nearly ten pounds, and the odds of landing one twice that size are excellent.
This aggressive, striped, saltwater sleuth is the most difficult element of the Caribbean Super Grand Slam and there are few places better to beat the odds than our Yucatan destinations in the late spring, early summer, and fall.
We cut our teeth and built our hard-core reputation chasing these critters. We've got access to the very limited short list of space, and if you'll give us a call, we'll custom-tailor a Canadian or Alaska trip that'll put you into the best available lodge on the steelhead map.
Taimen are perhaps the world's most incredible fly fishing experience. Every taimen you encounter - whether you miss it or land it - is sure to create a lasting memory. Taimen are a pre-historic mega-fish, and the largest member of the salmonid family.
Mature (larger than 50#) tarpon are among the most difficult to land fish found on the flats. Fewer than 2 in 10 hooked are brought to hand. Aggressive, juveniles, on the other hand are much more plentiful, and loads of fun on light tackle. There's no better way to graduate to the big time than with these saltwater acrobats.
Christmas Island put this magnificent, muscle-bound fish in the limelight. Often difficult to find in shallow water, there are far more fly rods broken and fishermen's butts kicked while fighting trevally than there are records set.
Triggerfishes are about 40 species of often brightly colored fishes of the family Balistidae. Often marked by lines and spots, they inhabit tropical and subtropical oceans throughout the world, with the greatest species richness in the Indo-Pacific.
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