Stafford Creek Lodge

One of the top angling operations in the Bahamas, Stafford Creek Lodge offers the perfect blend of comfort, tranquility and outstanding inshore fishing. The lodge owner and head guide is Prescott Smith, son of legendary bonefish guide Capt. Charlie Smith, who concocted the popular “Crazy Charlie” fly. Prescott and his stable of seasoned guides constantly

Casa Vieja Lodge

Few billfishing destinations can compete with Guatemala when it comes to the sheer numbers of fish and the accessibility of the fishing grounds, and Casa Vieja is synonymous with that outstanding fishery. It’s the most famous big-game operation in the region, and for good reason. It has been providing all-inclusive, deluxe accommodations, and leading visiting

Red Bay Sunset Lodge

Located in secluded Red Bay, northwest Andros, this beachfront lodge is completely off the grid and offers the perfect blend of serenity, comfort and world-class inshore fishing. The lodge owner and head guide is Benry Smith, son of legendary bonefish guide Capt. Charlie Smith, who concocted the popular “Crazy Charlie” fly. Benry and his roster

Blue Horizon Lodge

Why We Like It This is a permit-focused operation. If your goal is to catch your first permit or your fiftieth, Blue Horizon is a really great bet. The lodge is located smack-dab in the center of “Permit Alley,” offering its guides and clients first shots at several of the most productive reefs and flats

Black Bear Lodge

Why We Like It From Black Bear Lodge you’ll fish for wild rainbow trout that behave like steelhead—and sometimes grow to similar sizes. Swung flies work during spring and fall, making this a “steelhead-esque” game for fish that may range past 25 inches. During late spring and summer the trout are tuned in on dry

Copal Tree Lodge

Why We Like It Solid permit fishing and access to some of the most productive permit flats in the Caribbean. Anglers could expect double digit shots on most days, with the average fish weighing between 10 and 20 pounds. Tons of on-angling activities, cabins and suites immersed in a jungle setting with howler monkeys serenading

Cree River Lodge

Why We Like It Cree River Lodge offers exceptional pike and walleye fishing in the untouched Canadian north. While staying at Cree you’ll enjoy a quiet and comfortable lodge, a crew that welcomes you in as part of a team, and fantastic meals throughout your stay. This can be your pike fishing experience of a

Thanks Alaska Mothership

Why We Like It Thanks Alaska offers some of the most unique steelhead fishing on the planet with plenty of shots at bright, spring-run wild fish ranging between eight and 14 pounds, and some that grow much larger (our personal record measured 42 inches long). The 17-million-acre Tongass National Forest offers more than 200 of these

Broad Shad Cay

Why We Like It Guests stalk double-digit size bonefish on Andros Island’s legendary flats with one of the world’s greatest bonefish guides, captain Andy Smith. This small operation is located in the middle of Andros’ North Bight, which allows guides and anglers to access the east and west sides of the island with a short

Boardwalk Lodge

Boardwalk Lodge Alaska

Why We Like It The Tongass National Forest offers one of fishing’s pinnacle experiences: sightcasting flies to native steelhead. Beginning in March and extending through May, these stunning anadromous trout run up countless rivers and streams draining through the old-growth forests of Prince of Wales Island. Guests at Boardwalk Lodge can walk up and down