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Andros South 2010 Availability
Andros South
has a few more prime bonefishing dates in the Bahamas.  These dates will not last so give us a call at 800 552 2729 if you are interested.  And don’t forget each angler gets their own private room!

Check out more details about Andros South here….. 

April 3 – 7   = 3-day trip $2100 per angler (4 rods available)
May 4 – 8   = 3-day trip $2100 per angler (5 rods available)
May 8 – 15 = Full Week $3850 per angler (7 rods available)

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It’s the worst possible nightmare for Alaska’s wilderness, and I need your help to stop it. 

A foreign-owned mining company called Anglo American is planning to dig one of the world’s largest open-pit mines — the Pebble Mine — in the heart of Alaska’s irreplaceable Bristol Bay watershed.

You couldn’t pick a worse place to dig this dirty 2,000-foot-deep, two-mile-long gold and copper mega-mine. 

That’s why we need you to sign our Petition of Protest now so that we can send your signature along with hundreds of thousands of others to Anglo American’s Annual Shareholders Meeting, which ironically enough is being held on April 22: Earth Day!
-Frances Beinecke
President of Natural Resources Defense Council

Click the image below to view and sign petition…

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Enjoy the full story on Robert’s most recent fishing trip to Christmas Island!!!! 

http://flywatertravel.com/catalogue/christmasislandmilkfish

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Z-Boat Lodge, British Columbia  

Hello Fishing Friends,

The first week of our 2010 season was great fun.  We had mild weather and fresh steelhead for a group of anglers that the Deschutes Anglers and Fly Water Travel organized for us.  The anglers had a range of steelhead experience from first timers to seasoned steelhead guides.When Mike landed his first steelhead, he was stunned at the size and fight.  He had never seen a steelhead and when he released his first fish, he announced he now knows what the big deal over steelhead is all about; they are big, beautiful, hard fighting fish!  Congratulations, Mike!

The guys at the Deschutes Angler use a dry line a lot so we decided to fish a dry line with a cone for our BC winter steelhead.  We were all very excited to hook fish most days with this set up; several fish showed a wake and boil as they took the fly!  Way too cool!  Chris caught his fresh hot buck with a 7 wt. Spey rod and a dry line.  The steelhead streaked all over the pool and really went ballistic!  Well done, Chris!

Charles Gehr is a steelhead guide and passionate angler who loves the Skeena watershed for it’s big, wild steelhead and spectacular scenery.  When he hooked his fish, it swam to his feet and we thought it might be a trout, then all hell broke loose!  The steelhead went well into his backing three times in the 20-minute battle.  Nice fish, Charles!

It looks like this will be a great spring to fish.  The weather is mild, the rivers have a great flow and we are catching beautiful fresh steelhead with some fresh hot Chinook coming soon!  We still have a few spring dates available, so please give us a call and we will plan a great BC fishing adventure for you!

Tight lines,
Brad, Kim & Scott
Z-Boat River Lodge

 

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Florida Keys guide, Captain Shane Wood still has a few dates available for prime time migratory tarpon fishing out of Key West…..

Available Big Tarpon dates:

*April 19th thru 22nd, 24th, and 27th.
*May 3rd, 23rd, and 24th.
*June 6th thru the 9th, 16th thru the 21st, 23rd, 25th thru the 30th.

Give Rachel Andras a call to book Shane for a few days at 800.552.2729 or email her at rachel@flywatertravel.com

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Shane recommends the following accommodations for his anglers staying in Key West….

Crown Plaza La Concha <http://www.laconchakeywest.com&gt; – La Concha, in the center of Duval St, steps away from shopping and all major attractions. Full service hotel with 360 view of the sunset from the tallest bldg on the island.
(305) 296-2991 800-745-2191

Spanish Gardens Motel <http://www.floridakeys.net/spanishgardens&gt; – Conveniently located in Old Town, the Spanish Gardens Motel is only steps away from beaches, restaurants, historic attractions, and the Southernmost Point. We are a family owned and operated business for over 25 years. Our staff is eager to help you make

The Paradise Inn <http://www.theparadiseinn.com&gt; – Located in historic “Old Town”, Key West’s luxury guest house is just one block from Duval Street and within easy walking distance of the Atlantic and Gulf beaches, shops, restaurants, and entertainment.

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Trout Unlimited applauds the Alaska Board of Fisheries for adopting a statewide phase-out of felt sole wading products, effective Jan. 1, 2012. The move is aimed at guarding against the spread of aquatic invasive species.

Read more….  http://troutunlimitedblog.com/alaska-enacts-statewide-ban-on-felt-sole-wading-gear/

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At 56 I’m coming to terms with the indisputable and harsh reality that there is no U-haul behind the hearse.  It is time to accelerate and intensify the life  experience before the meteorite strikes and while our vitality permits such expeditions.”
– Brad Jackson, Founder of Fly Water Travel.

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