Video: Amazing Trout Fishing in the Spanish Pyrenees

For years, I’ve been trying to tell people that one of the great undiscovered fly-fishing destinations is the Spanish Pyrenees, but few have listened. I traveled there with my friend and photographer Sandy Hays in 2010 and was blown away by the experience. As editor of American Angler, I was lucky enough to. . .

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Video: Big Browns in Colorado’s North Park

Blog reader Bob Reece pointed us to this killer video of his trip to the meadow streams and Platte River in the valley of North Park, Colorado. Lots of great underwater shots here of beautiful trout.

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Pro Tip: How to Book the Fly-Fishing Adventure YOU Want


Tikchik Narrows Lodge in the Bristol Bay region of southwestern Alaska is one of many operations that offer a comfortable lodge, fine dining, and fly-out fishing.
Photo by photo courtesy Bud Hodson

Booking a trip to a place you’ve never been is a leap of faith—especially when there is a lot of money involved—but there are ways that you can protect yourself from making a bad decision. When I was a guide, I was constantly amazed by how few people had bothered to research their destination before getting on the plane. At one Alaskan fly-fishing-only lodge, . . .

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