Top 11 Fly-Fishing Lodges and Resorts

Discover the top fly-fishing lodges worldwide. These top-tier properties include fishing, food and breathtaking views.

Adventures in Chilean Patagonia

Horseback riding, rafting down Class IV and V rapids, hooking monster trout, trekking through national parks: Chilean Patagonia has all that and more.

The Resort at Paws Up Opens an Island Retreat

The Resort at Paws Up debuts the Island Lodge at Salmon Lake, a center for summer activities that is a 15-minute drive from the main resort.

A New Zealand Trout-Fishing Journey

New Zealand's mountain scenery is glorious, the food and wine exceptional, there are outstanding golf courses and the trout fishing is incomparable.

Additional Fishing Lodges in New Zealand

During my recent trip, I asked guides and other knowledgeable people which New Zealand fishing lodges currently enjoy the highest reputations.

Out on the Flats: Bonefishing on Andros, Bahamas

For those unfamiliar with the sport, bonefishing is widely regarded as one of the most exciting forms of fly-fishing.

Deep Sea Fishing Around the World

From the Florida Keys to Phuket, these seven picturesque deep-sea fishing sites across the globe make it easy to enjoy this thrilling sea sport.

'Gone Fishing': Deep Sea Fishing in Phuket

Set off the coast of Thailand, Phuket juts into the Andaman Sea and provides an ideal locale for deep sea fishing for marlin, wahoo, giant trevally and more.

'Gone Fishing': Deep Sea Fishing in the Florida Keys

From Islamorada to Little Torch Key, learn more about the attraction of deep sea fishing in the Florida Keys for sailfish, blue marlin, swordfish and more.

'Gone Fishing': Deep Sea Fishing in Belize

In Belize, deep sea fishermen cast their lines into the Caribbean Sea in the hopes of hooking snapper, snook, bonefish, tarpon, permit, jacks and barracuda.

'Gone Fishing': Deep Sea Fishing in Mozambique

In Mozambique, anglers cast their lines into the Indian Ocean in the hopes of hooking game fish like giant black marlins, wahoo and sailfish.

'Gone Fishing': Deep Sea Fishing in Alaska

Alaska boasts more ocean coastline than any other state and offers ample opportunity for sport and deep sea fishing salmon, halibut and cod.

'Gone Fishing': Deep Sea Fishing in Sicily

Sicily's appeal transcends its ancient heritage, and deep sea fishermen will be pleased to find that most fish in the area frequent the Straits of Sicily.

'Gone Fishing': Deep Sea Fishing in Hawaii

Lush scenery and a tropical climate make Hawaii one of the world’s most sought-after destinations - especially for its outstanding deep sea fishing conditions.

Deep Sea Fishing Tournament Schedule

The *Andrew Harper Traveler* brings deep sea fishing enthusiasts the following guide to notable tournaments around the world.

Fly-Fishing Essentials

Clearly, fly-fishing gear depends largely on the venue and the season. But whenever I embark on a trip, there are some things I seldom go without.

Nicaragua: a New World-Class Resort

Although Nicaragua has most of the ingredients required for success, its tourism has been slower to develop than expected. So I was intrigued to hear about a new $250 million Pacific coast retreat.

Canada’s Scenic Okanagan Valley

British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley had a lot going for it long before its wineries began making premium wines a decade or two ago. Generations of outdoor fun-seekers have flocked here from Vancouver and Calgary (five and eight hours by car, respectively) to hike, bike, climb, camp, boat, swim, fish, golf and party in naturally beautiful surroundings.