1. Bromium

    U.S Honeymoon/Fishing road trip

    So after 10 years together myself and my partner Emma are finally tying the knot in Portugal. We decided that because we would be getting our relaxed beach time in portugal that we would go on an epic Fishing trip/road trip in the U.S for the rest of our honeymoon(around 20 days) starting June...
  2. Tmik

    Guided Trip and Fishing Abroad Questions

    Hey Everyone, I am going on my honeymoon in August, and thanks to my awesome fiance, sales skills, and luck, we were able to settle on Slovenia for the destination. On this trip, we will have a full day guided trip going for marble trout and hybrid browns. I will be bringing some of my own...
  3. Irafly

    California Road Trip 1st Week in July

    2 nights in San Fran, 1 night in Monterey or Caramel, 2 nights in Sequoia near Grants, 1 night in Santa Barbara and then a few in Carlsbad. I’m bringing a rod or two, whatever flies I might need, a stripping basket, waders and urgency to catch a fish in California. Any ideas?
  4. 8

    Road trip ideas (MT,WY,ID)

    I Posted a previous thread about a trip in the Wind Rinver Range for the first week of July, however with current snowpack it seems that trip will have to be postponed. My girlfriend and I have June 28th-July 5th off. We’re interested in doing either 2-3 nignt float trip or completing a road...
  5. 8

    Wind River Range Trip

    My girlfriend and I are looking to do a 4 night trip in the Wind River Range. There seems to be so many options out there.. Anyone have any recommendations on a starting point or a particular loop? Were going the first week of July. I'm a little worried with the current Snow pack being at 120%.
  6. liveblues

    Situk Steelhead.. Share trip expenses.. 1-2 mid /late April

    Share trip/ expenses . Situk steelhead trip 1-2 .. 4-6 days.. flexible.. may do halibut one day.. lots of options,, .. good if you can row drift boat. book soon mid /late april departure.. don't hesitate ps i have fished steelhead. situk a few times..
  7. Troutlife

    Trip Report Very late New Zealand trip

    My family went to NZ for a few weeks over the summer and I got a chance to go on a tributary of Lake Taupo, one of the few worthwhile fisheries down there during their winter. These fish were moving up to spawn and were stacked thick in the moving water but were very difficult to hook. This is...
  8. The Duke

    Spring Trip Help

    My annual early October Montana trip is out this year due to the impending birth of my second child whose due date is Oct. 1. I can’t wait for the kid to be here, but am bummed about my annual trip. Currently with a 2 and a half year old, the last time that I fished was in October of 2017...
  9. D

    Split Guide Trip on Yakima River

    Anyone looking for someone to split a trip this week or next week on the Yak? $150 per person If so drop me an email... [email protected]
  10. cms829

    Trip Report Colorado trip 1/2018

    Had a business/ski trip planned and couldn't head out without my gear. Stayed in Avon and then Edwards and fished the Eagle and Blue rivers. The first morning I only had an hour and a half while my wife was at a meeting. It was 8 degrees and the river was mostly locked up, but I knew there was...
  11. S

    Article RV trip end May 2018 and flyfish information

    Dear flyfish friends, Coming over "the Pond" at the end may/begin June with my wife I will make an RV trip. Visting following rivers, Yellowstone ,Gallatin,Madison,Missouri,Big Horn. Also regarding, the low weight of fly luggage, and to prepair a C6.ful RV. trip for my wife and for me a...
  12. T

    Planning a Back Country Fishing Trip

    Every year about this time I get PMs from WFFers asking for information about finding an outfitter to take them into The Bob Marshall Wilderness or other backcountry places in Montana. I thought maybe others here might be toying with the idea. Q: How much does it cost? A: It depends on a number...
  13. Adam Saarinen

    Trip Report First winter coastal seatrout trip & new line test!

    This is the line I bought at the start of the year when I got my Sage X 8wt, it's not a bad line but the bird nesting of the running line is horrible, more ruined casts then good ones, used it a few times on the coast in the spring & a couple times last month on the river, think i'll try & sell...
  14. Tracker

    Final Trip of the Season

    With the arrival of a new grandaughter mid October, my fall season is being cut short as spouse is dragging me South, out of Montana, mid Sept for the winter. I'm loading up the little trailer for a couple of days on the water this week to close out my season. Thinking about a day or two on Rock...
  15. james.jimenez

    Father in town 5-11 Sep. trip suggestions??

    What would you do to make your fathers visitation a visitation he like never forget? He's a beginner fly fisher so I will probably do more gear fishing than fly... We plan on fishing everyday. I purposely planned this visit during pink season so he would hook up on fish as easily as possible...
  16. NickTIG

    Quick trip to clacka this morning

    After almost 2 months of waiting I got to pick up my boat this morning! Damn was that wait worth it!
  17. W

    Eastern WA Fly Trip

    Hey all, looking to take a trip across the cascades this weekend and was looking for some recommendations it will be just me and my 4 weight and some barbless flies all catch and release. I was hoping to get on some browns but more then anything I was hoping to get on some classic fly water...
  18. biker_dd

    (SFR) First backpacking trip for a kid-looking for suggestions

    I'm hoping to get my daughter out for her first overnight backpacking adventure this summer. She is 7 yrs old, has plenty of car camping and sleeping in a tent experience. She's done plenty of day hikes and I'm figuring she can handle 3-4 miles one way, with a light pack. I'm looking for...
  19. 4sallypat

    Trip Report SLC Utah: Provo and Weber rivers - Carp, Brown Trout, Mountain Whitefish

    This trip was a short week to attend the University of Utah freshman orientation for my kid in SLC. Got to fish 2 days - Provo and Weber - see pictures below. Day 1: found a fly shop in SLC: Western River Fly Shop - they got me the correct flies for the fish (sowbugs, leeches, worms) for the...
  20. C&CRods

    Trip Report Pike trip (Long arm hero shot light)

    Warning! Not all fly fishing! After the 3 days we had last year, the 3 of us decided to make a 9 day trip this year. Main purpose- to put meat in the freezer. But this trip really let me know that despite all the planning in the world, sometimes shit just doesn't line up. We arrived late Friday...
  21. Proud Dad

    Trip Report Successful youth trout fishing trip

    Finally made it back to one of our favorite fishing spots last week and kids had a lot of fun catching & releasing trout. (For those not familiar with it, Dry Run Creek is near Mountain Home, AR and is for youth anglers under 16 years of age and is catch & release only. (single barbless hook)...
  22. msteudel

    Trip suggestions: 3day guided float camping down river idaho or montana

    Hi All, A friend of mine is looking to do a 2 or 3 day float down a beautiful river in Idaho or Montana with a guide. They'd like it to be one long trip, not day trips. Any suggestions and guides to go along with those suggestions? Thanks, Mark
  23. Jeremy Floyd

    Dave Boyles trip report thread "fishing without Brian Chan"

    Great read! I recommend you all take a look.. Super well written BC fishing report.
  24. surfnsully

    Trip Report Spring Trip 17

    I left to drop my sweet Daisy off in Payette Idaho for 2-3 months of bird training last Saturday. From there I drove east and up into northeast Idaho and took a snapshot of Henry's Lake frozen over. Henry's Lake by surfnsully posted Mar 31, 2017 at 4:07 PM I made it to Ennis that afternoon...
  25. G

    Solo Fly Fishing Road Trip

    Hello Everyone: I've been thinking about a solo fly fishing road trip this coming summer - not sure of the exact dates yet but, I plan on being on the road for about 2 or 3 weeks. I'll start at my home in Seattle, drive through eastern Washington, Idaho, and Montana where I'll turn right and...
  26. msteudel

    Planning a trip in the fall to Dillon, MT

    Hi All, I'm in the beginnings of planning a 4 day trip to Dillon, MT at the end of September. I was planning on exploring the following rivers while I'm down there: * Beverhead * Big hole * Poindexter Slough We usually end up doing 1 or 2 days with a guide and then DIY after that. Questions...
  27. Sir Homey

    Wind River Range, Wy - Trip Planning

    Greetings, I'm planning another run at the Winds and am curious if anyone has intel or feedback they can share. I've done a couple trips already accessing the Winds from the west side (Pinedale) and on foot (backpacking). I'm knowledgeable of the general terrain and conditions. My last trip...
  28. 8

    Idaho Float Trip Ideas?

    Any recommendations on rivers in Idaho for an overnight raft trip? We're looking for something fairly mellow (under class III) and decent fishing. We were hoping To find a river that has a hot spring(s) we could stop at. Located in Montana so we're hoping to do a long weekend this summer.
  29. Gary Thompson

    First Fishing Trip After Surgry

    I had my left shoulder replaced on Jan. 25th. I was back on the creek today and I must say for a man with one and a half arms I feel pretty good about myself. I'm still aways from a double haul, but I taught some trouts a lesson or two.
  30. rwbailey05

    Spring Montana Trip

    Hey Fellas Working on putting together a spring trout trip. Ill be playing guide to my brother and dad. Looks like we will be fishing the Bitterroot, late march or early april. Any suggestions on places to stay or stretches to float? Will be using my 14' AIRE Trib. Thanks for the...
  31. K

    New Zealand Trip

    The wife and I are headed for New Zealand on March 3rd - 29th and I plan to bring along a fly rod. I'm told they don't have particularly large numbers of fish, but they have big ones. Having never been there it will be a new adventure. I will be bringing in minimal equipment because of limited...
  32. Gary Thompson

    First Trip Rf

    It has finally warmed up enough to go fish this year. 01/19/17 I didn't try to get going to early cause of poor road conditions and was driving through Quincy at 0900 with 30 degrees. Foggy and gray with wet pavement all the way to Trout lodge rd. Trout lodge road was a ice rink and just...
  33. Alosa

    Trip Report Yellowstone Trip And Eastern Idaho

    It's gettin' a little stale around here, so here's a couple of trip reports from mid October that I've been meaning to post. The first will be my Yellowstone report, the second will be eastern Idaho. 1. Yellowstone (October 14-16). Went to the western region of Yellowstone to fish the...
  34. Skip Enge

    New Years Eve Annual Ludicrous Lake Trip

    There are these 2 older guys, friends since we were 11 or 12...we fly fish...we sort of fly fish every New Years Eve a pay to play matter the weather. 15 years ago we went there fishing conventionally ...caught 3 figures worth C and R a few hours...Since then Jim...
  35. SERE Nate

    Guided Coho Trip On The Skagit Wed. 1 Open Spot

    Wed I am going on a guided trip for Coho. I have an open spot in the boat if anyone wants to go. Its $250 for 1 person or $350 for 2. We are meeting at Concrete Wed morning at 6:30. Feel free to PM me if you want to go and split costs.
  36. dflett68

    Trip Report: First Float

    My sweet family bought me a full day float on the Yakima with Red's Fly Shop for my birthday this year. As a part-time musician I play at a lot of wineries and I picked a date adjacent to one of my Yakima shows to save some travel cost. So Thursday was my day. I've never fished with a guide...
  37. nwtroutguy

    Trip Report Louisana Redfish Trip

    Just got back from a combo sightseeing/Redfishing trip to Lousiana. First couple of days was spent seeing New Orleans and being a tourist. Interesting place with lots of history. Bourbon street was kind of dirty so we did not stay very long in that part. If you like sweets, having a Beignet is...
  38. Peter Kovah

    Trip Report (i'm Lucky To Be Alive)

    This is less of a "fishing" report and much more of a "life experience" report. So on Thursday, September 13th, I wake up in my girlfriends apartment in Seattle and carry out my plan of fishing the upper Skagit/Cascade rivers for Coho on my new switch rod. Everyone was talking about the crazy...
  39. LCnSac

    Trip Report California Delta Striped Bass Trip 10-2016

    I took my son in law on a Striper trip yesterday in the Delta. He's new to fly fishing, been at it for about a year with dubious instruction from his father in law. I wanted to get him on some anadromous fish, and that we did--about 70 to hand between the two of us. That's the good news. The...
  40. C&CRods

    Trip Report Last (planned) Trip Of The Year

    Got pushed to work a long Friday at work, but this did not deter me from making the 7 hour drive after. Got to my campsite, slammed a couple beers and hopped into bed around 2 a.m. Woke up and suited the rod with streamer of choice, and dropped below the truck to fish the camp hole. Fish were...
  41. JayH

    Remote Fishing Trip

    A couple friends and I recently spent a week a week fishing in a remote part of the state, shhhh. Caught more fish than I cared to count, every day but one. Cuts generally between 10 and 14, bows generally between 16 and 21. Good time. Can't wait until next year. I spent more time fishing and...
  42. Peter Kovah

    5-day Camping Trip In Late September. Where Would You Go?!

    Hello All! My girlfriend and I are planning to take a 5 night camping trip sometime towards the end of September and we are looking for ideas. This Summer we went down to Bend, Oregon where I introduced her to fly fishing for the first time and, thank God, she’s in to it (or at least she’s...
  43. plaegreid

    Nm Buggin'

    This past weekend was spent just outside of Santa Fe with my in laws. Being that I'm afflicted with the mental illness known as Perhokalastus, I had to go wet a line. As this time of year is the rainy season down there, I figured lakes would be a safety bet, and found lake cochiti on Google...
  44. jmara6864

    Road Trip to Idaho and Montana

    In late July we packed up and headed out from Seattle on a road trip through Idaho into Montana. Fish were caught, poisonous snakes handled, big game tamed, beer drank.
  45. SERE Nate

    1st trip out with a spey rod. Where should I go?

    I just purchased an Echo DH2 7 weight. This is my very 1st experience with a Spey rod. I have off the 3rd of Aug until the 8th. Looking to get out and fish Wed afternoon, find a camping spot on a river and fish Wed evening and Thursday and come home Thurs night. I live in Kirkland, looking...
  46. Matthäus

    Alaska help - short-notice trip

    Would love some help in pointing me toward some walk-n-wade opportunities on the Kenai peninsula! I'll be in Anchorage the next few days with the opportunity to fish Monday/Tuesday. Obviously I'm interested in wrasslin' some fishes. My understanding is the opportunities will be pink and...
  47. Penobscot

    C. Oregon Trip

    Heading out in the morning on an annual camping trip with a bunch of families to a well known Central Oregon Fly Fishing Lake. The boat on top keeps the non fishermen out of the boat on the back. Will post a pic or two and report upon my return.
  48. atomic dog

    Quick Crick Trip

    It's Friday morning, wife is out of town, and I ain't got shit to do. What else, but to hop in the truck and pay a visit to my favorite small stream? I set out down the highway with the intent of exploring some new spots. Other than some wind, it was a beautiful day. An hour later I'm parked...
  49. Jim Ficklin

    SFR - Montana Trip

    No photos, no fishing report. First day back, my Sister experienced a health issue, which fortunately was somewhat minor and quickly resolved. I passed-up fishing in favor of spending as much time as possible with Sis – it was a wonderful visit AND an epiphany – we haven’t been talking nearly...
  50. Dennis V

    NFR Motorcycle trip to the OP

    I'm take off July 5th to ride up the coast and going to spend the 8-9th putting around the OP. Haven't been there before. Any suggestions on cool roads and things / places to see ? Good spots to eat ? I'm on a BMW 1200 GS so dirt and gravel roads are fair game as long as they aren't too muddy...