Every so often a fly pattern evolves to significantly change the odds of enticing the most difficult fish species, which have been driving fishing guides and anglers to the brink of insanity for decades.
The Keys is a special place as it’s the area where all the pioneering work was done back in the days paving the way for our amazing sport of fly fishing. Cpt. Joel Dickey convinced us to visit in July and to say it was epic is an understatement!
A trip to the amazing Varzina River, Kola Peninsula, Russia in search of a big silver Atlantic salmon fresh off the sea. The river is small and dramatic with numerous rapids and amazing pools starting only seven kilometers from the sea.
A trip to the remote Siberian mountains in search of giant arctic char. A story of how Ilya Shebovich, managed to research photos from the nomadic reindeer herders and lead us on an amazing adventure into one of the wildest frontiers.
Morocco is truly a great place to target white marlin on fly and dare I say bamboo. This small billfish makes up in all departments by being wary and more technical than most other bill fish species. Bamboo white marlin mission complete!
The mission was to catch a big tarpon on a T&T bamboo fly rod. The perfect place to do so had to be the USA boasting the worlds best tarpon guides as well as one of the healthiest migrations of fish. Bamboo big tarpon mission complete!
In the middle of the rugged tundra sits the amazing Ryabaga Camp on the Ponoi River, Russia. It’s an incomparable place if you consider the river averages 30 or more Atlantic Salmon per-rod per week and has done so for more than 20 years.
A journey of mammoth proportions covering more that 1000 kilometers on the Lena River, crossing the Arctic Circle twice, fishing 10 far-flung Siberian rivers targeting big taimen, lennok, grayling, pike and the first fly caught Russian nelma.