Written by: Naser Derakhshan
Brown trout are native to all the western-Iran rivers that flow to the Caspian Sea.
Photo by Muhammad Ali Nouri
[Editor’s note: In 2014, an Iranian angler named Naser Derakhshan, who lives in Shahr-e Kord, sent us some photos of trout caught near his home. We posted the images to Facebook, and there was so much interest in the comments that I asked Naser if he would write us something about. . .
Written by: Mike Dawkins, WorldCast Anglers
The golden mahseer were difficult to catch but worth every bit of effort.
Photos by Mike Dawkins
I had heard of the golden mahseer before my journey to the Himalayas of India. My friend, globe-trotting fishing expert and renowned artist Jeff Currier, had spent plenty of time on the. . .
This was the fish that the author had traveled so far to land.
“Look!” My driver, Lakhi, announced. “Snow Mountains!”
Gradually, I sat up straight from my reclined position in the front seat of the car, trying to open my eyes and remove my sunglasses. The seventy-two hours of travel had taken its toll, and I. . .
Now you can legally explore Cuba’s rarely-fished saltwater flats.Photo via orvis.com
For decades, Americans who wished to fish the unspoiled flats of Cuba had to skirt the law to do so because of the travel embargo imposed in 1960. However, the recent thawing of. . .
Guide Ivan Tarin of Salvelinus Lodge
helps choose the perfect fly.
Photo by Sandy Hays
For more than twenty-five years, the Orvis Company has been recognizing excellence in sporting experiences through its Endorsed Lodges, Outfitters, and Guides Program (ELOG). Each. . .
2015 Endorsed Fly Fishing Guide of the Year (West): Chuck Page, of Big Hole Lodge
, Wise River, Montana.
Photo courtesy Big Hole Lodge
For thirty years, the Orvis Company has been recognizing excellence in sporting experiences through its Endorsed Lodges, Outfitters, and Guides (ELOG) program. The winners of this. . .
A little bit of casting practice goes a long way once you’re on the water.Photo by Sandy Hays
Is 2016 the year that you finally make that dream trip? Or maybe you’re just going to finally bite the bullet and hire a guide to help you take your fly fishing to the next level. Some people fish with. . .
Written by: Alex Gray
MRO guide Peter Fong and the author show off a fine Mongolian taimen.
Photo by Bob Cosgriff
[Editor’s note: Alex Gray recently enjoyed an excursion down an unnamed Mongolian river with Mongolia River Outfitters–chasing taimen, amur trout, and lenok, with even a few amur pike thrown in–and sent in this trip report. As a conservation-oriented operation, MRO chooses not to name the rivers they fish.]
When I told people where I was headed, the response was either, “Mongolia? Isn’t forty a little young to start working on the bucket list?” or something to the effect that, “Mongolia for. . .
Written by: Kaitlin Groundwater, Madison Valley Ranch
Don’t let anything get between you and having a great time on your fly-fishing trip.Photo courtesy Madison Valley Ranch
As a lifetime traveling fly angler, who now works in the fly-fishing travel industry, I have both experienced and observed several situations that can easily make or break a fly fishing. . .
For more than twenty years, the Orvis Company has been recognizing excellence in sporting experiences through its Endorsed Lodges, Outfitters, and Guides Program (ELOG). Each. . .