Andros Island Bonefish Club
There are few places in the fishing realm where one can find trophy-size bonefish in reliable numbers -- Andros Island Bonefish Club rates as one of the very best. Here, 5-7 pound bonefish are the norm, but on most days you will see at least one topping 10 pounds! In areas surrounding Andros known as "The Land of the Giants" or "The Last Resort," guests are frequently tested by bonefish that exceed 10 pounds.
Big River Lodge
Big River Lodge is nestled along the banks of the mighty Gallatin River in between Bozeman and the west entrance of Yellowstone National Park. Its location is more than suitable for the hardcore outdoor enthusiast because its intimate settings are perfect for getting away from it all. The lodge provides easy access to Montana's best hiking, skiing, rafting, horseback riding and of course fly-fishing. The lodge is equipped with five distinct private guest cabins, each providing the modern conveniences of home while capturing the true spirit of Big Sky Country. Everyday Big River Lodge's personal chef will prepare your meals and provide you with an unforgettable dinner in the main lodge or outside on the spacious deck overlooking the Gallatin River. For those who must finish some work while out west the property boasts a state-of-the-art business center which can accommodate 22 guests for meetings and presentations. Big River prides its ability to customize a specific Montana trip based on your objectives by offering numerous activities for individuals, couples, families and groups. They also enjoy private access to two miles of Story Spring Creek for those whom are so inclined.
Bill Perry's Fly Fishing Outfitters
Bill Perry's Fly Fishing Outfitters is an Orvis endorsed fly shop that has been guiding anglers in the Vail area since 1992. The staff of veteran guides offer both float and wade trips on public water. In addition, they have access to over 100 miles of private water. Fish the Blue, Colorado, Eagle, Roaring Fork, and Yampa Rivers, plus Gore Creek and other private lakes and streams. Most of these waters are fishable year round and some can be floated until the end of October. The distinctive Vail Cascade Resort & Spa creates an ideal destination for anglers, families, and corporate retreats. Bill Perry's Fly Fishing Outfitters is proud to offer 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 night packages in conjunction with the Vail Cascade Resort and Spa located at the west-end of Vail Village, about 10 minutes from the store location in Avon. The Vail Cascade Resort and Spa is one of the premier luxury properties in Vail and offers plush accommodations, gourmet dining and health club facilities all on site as well as easy access to Vail Mountain in ski season with their own chairlift just minutes from the property.
El Pescador - Ambergris Cay
El Pescador Fishing Lodge on Ambergris Cay is surrounded by lush palm trees on a beautiful beach. It is a perfect choice for those seeking a fishing lodge that has comfortable accommodations, either in a main lodge setting or in private villas, coupled with a relaxed atmosphere and a variety of non-fishing activities. Tarpon and bonefish are the main targets here; however, a host of species are available including permit, barracuda, and jacks as well as a variety of reef species. The waters of El Pescador have classic tarpon flats, and at certain times of the year sight casting can be exceptional for tarpon upwards of 100 pounds! Fishing is done from the bow of stable and comfortable pangas, the boat of choice in Belizean waters. El Pescador is ideal for non-fishing or part-time fishing guests. Scuba diving, snorkeling, swimming, sailing, and tours of the Mayan ruins are just a few of the attractions available on Ambergris Cay and the mainland.
Kamalame Cay Lodge and Spa
Experience world-class accommodations and exceptional service while fishing pristine Bahamas bonefish flats, diving the warm, azure Caribbean Sea, or relaxing on your villa’s private verandah. The remote north and northwest Andros Island flats and the fabled Joulter Cays can be explored with knowledgeable and personable Kamalame fishing guides. Staff naturalists will also take you snorkeling, scuba diving, hiking or sea-kayaking to reveal an unspoiled Andros Island. A freshwater swimming pool and a tennis court round out the on-site activities. We are able to offer you an all-inclusive, luxurious package at a price that reflects absolute quality. Discover the complete comfort of Kamalame, including the famous Kamalame Cay Spa.
Madison Valley Ranch
The Madison Valley Ranch is located in the heart of trout country, just a short walk out the backdoor puts you in one of the most enjoyable and challenging rivers "Big Sky" has to offer. Based on the ranch's central location in the Valley, a number of rivers including but not limited to the Madison, Gallatin, Yellowstone, Beaverhead, Ruby and the Big Hole can be fished with a breeze. The friendly and knowledgeable guides will go out of their way to make sure your Montana fly-fishing experience is second to none. A full day wade or float will provide endless smiles in some of the country's most beautiful surroundings and once you return to the ranch a stocked pond on the property is ideal for those who wish to do some night fishing and casting practice before the next day's endeavor. The spacious and comfortably decorated rooms are perfect for getting some rest in between the adventure of waking up in "Big Sky's " prime location for fun. Instructional schools and equipment for rental is available through the ranch year-round.
Pelican Bay Hotel
Since flats fishing gained popularity in the mid-1980s, bonefishers have become increasingly demanding not only in terms of higher fishing expectations but also with regard to accommodations and the availability of activities for non-fishing companions. The program at Pelican Bay Hotel has, for many, eliminated the need to choose between great fishing on the one hand and comfort/ non-fishing appeal on the other.
The Resort at Paws Up
At the crossroads of incomparable luxury and unspoiled wilderness lies The Resort at Paws Up. Distinguishing itself from the rest of the Montana resorts and standing apart from all other Rocky Mountain resorts, The Resort at Paws Up offers an enchanting escape into the tranquility and magnificence of Montana's pastoral countryside. This luxurious guest ranch and resort in Montana is discretely nestled among some of the most breathtaking country in the world. Here, you'll live day to day, adventure to adventure. Spend an hour, a day or a week on horseback all in a wilderness sanctuary you'll never forget. Cast a fly in sparkling waters to eager cutthroats, explore the land Lewis and Clark swooned over, or indulge in sumptuous spa treatments. You'll sleep on the finest sheets amidst a landscape of impeccable rustic elegance. It is home to first-class adventure on a grand scale; an experience that other Montana resorts cannot match. The fishing options are numerous at Paws Up, not only can you fish the Blackfoot River where the movie A River Runs Through It was filmed but the Clark, Bitterroot and Missouri Rivers are also nearby. There are fishing and wilderness pack trips into the Bob Marshall Wilderness which are also organized and guided by the crew at Paw Up Outfitters.
Soaring Eagle Lodge
The only true riverfront lodge on the famous San Juan River, the Soaring Eagle Lodge is a fly-fishers dream destination. With over 50 years of combined guiding experience the Soaring Eagle provides one of the most knowledgeable and seasoned guide staffs in the Southwest. While staying at the lodge not only do you have access to the San Juan River but other activities such as trips to public waters, float trips, and a day exploring Jacquez Ranch.
The Jacquez Ranch is a completely natural and unspoiled parcel of private land surrounding the lodge, exclusive to the guides and guest of the Soaring Eagle. It is perfect for those guests who wish to take a break from wetting a line so that they many photograph the immaculate scenery and nature of the southwest.
Your lodging while at the ranch will provide you with all the comforts of home with the bonus of an unforgettable view in your own streamside cottage. Delicious meals are served daily in the dining room and a conference room is available for large business and fly-fishing groups.
South Fork Lodge
South Fork Lodge in eastern Idaho was built by Mark Rockefeller and is destined to become a world-class fly fishing resort. With a uniquely designed main lodge, spacious accommodations, an extensive fly shop and guide service, and an exclusive restaurant looking out over the breathtaking waters of the Snake River, this retreat will rival anything you have ever seen on the banks of a great river. The South Fork and Henry's Fork of the Snake River are considered by many to be two of the best trout streams in the American west. Float or wade these wonderful rivers to fish for trophy trout. Native cutthroat thrive in these waters as do brown trout that average from 4 to 10 pounds. You will also find football-size cutbow hybrids to add more excitement to the mix. Experienced guides with excellent boat-handling skills and extensive fly-fishing knowledge will make the beginner feel as much at home as the expert.
Three Rivers Ranch
Three Rivers Ranch is one of the oldest fly fishing operations in the American West. It continues to be a favorite for clients who seek dependable fishing close to home complemented with warm Western hospitality. This Orvis-endorsed lodge has been listed among Andrew Harper’s 10 classic fishing lodges in North America in the Hideaway Report. A few years ago, the Hideaway Report also nominated Three Rivers Ranch as the best fly fishing lodge in America.
The fishing at Three Rivers Ranch is arranged to satisfy the desires of each angler. Most guests split their time between wading and floating, enjoying the best of both worlds. The options are nearly limitless. Three Rivers is licensed to guide fly fishing guests on 16 legendary trout streams including the Madison, Henry’s Fork, Southfork, Teton, Main Snake, and a number of the rivers in Yellowstone National Park.
Turneffe Flats Lodge
For over a decade, Turneffe Flats has been recognized as one of the world's premier flats fishing destinations. Availability of bonefish, permit and tarpon make Turneffe Flats one of the few places affording a legitimate shot at a grand slam (bonefish, permit and tarpon caught on the same day). Impressive numbers of species frequent the immense network of channels and flats around the atoll, while snapper, shark, barracuda, and jacks are an ever-present bonus, along with abundant reef fishing opportunities. The fishing is done from 16-ft Dolphin Super Skiffs with some of the most experienced guides on the Belize coast.
Ideally located on the northern tip of the Turneffe Atoll, the lodge can accommodate up to 16 guests in spacious, air-conditioned duplex cabins. The main dining room and lodge is a popular gathering spot after a full day's activity on the water. The lodge has developed an Atoll Adventure program that is perfect for those guests who want to snorkel, bird watch or enjoy a number of other fun outdoor activities.
Yellowstone Valley Ranch
Yellowstone Valley Ranch sits in the heart of Paradise Valley Montana, home to some of the state's finest "blue-ribbon" fisheries. If stalking free-rising rainbows in crystal-clear spring creeks, float tubing on a quiet mountain lake or casting hoppers and salmon flies from a McKenzie drifting down the Yellowstone sounds good to you, then Yellowstone Valley Ranch is perfect. Yellowstone Valley Ranch's "Montana Sampler" fishing program is customized to your specific fly fishing preferences. Based on the time of the year you visit and what type of fishing you prefer, the ranch will suggest a variety of angling options which can be mixed and matched. During your stay, the ranch constantly monitors fishing conditions throughout the area so that you will be on the waters that are producing best. Fish Armstrong's, Nelson's, DePuy's and Milesnick's Spring Creeks as well as the fabled Yellowstone, Story's and Burns's Lakes, 16-Mile Creek, the West Boulder River and the fine rivers in the northern part of Yellowstone National Park, and you have an angling diversity that is tough to match in the world.