Our Top 4 Bonefish Flies for Christmas Island

It's no secret that when you head to Christmas Island (Kiritimati) that you're going to catch a TON of bonefish. This is one of the many reasons that Christmas Island is such a fantastic place for the budding saltwater angler. When you arrive at your first saltwater flat, you'll be met with cruising bonefish. Now you need to determine which fly you should start with. A great place to start would be with the island's namesake fly: the Christmas Island Special.

Scientific Anglers: “Connections”

Connections— In this episode Fly Fusion Magazine Editor, Derek Bird along with Associate Editor Jim McLennan fish the creek and river mouths that run into one of North America’s largest fjord lakes. The sockeye cycle draws them there, but they’re not fishing for the salmon that have traveled over 500 miles to spawn in the glacial streams feeding the lake. They’re there to take advantage of the wild rainbow trout that rely on the spawning salmon as a food source.

Fish with Front Range Anglers in Middle Earth

New Zealand is a place that inspires adventure. It is a mecca for fly fishermen from around the world. The fish in New Zealand grow to large proportions and are sure to test even the best anglers’ skills. Located on the border of Kahurangi National Park, River Haven lodge is nestled at the confluence of the Mangles and Buller Rivers. Due to its proximity to a myriad of rivers, anglers will never fish the same river twice, nor will they see another angler on the river (other than your fishing buddy).

Scientific Anglers: “The Next Bend”

Next Bend— In this episode Fly Fusion Magazine Editor, Derek Bird along with Associate Editor Jim McLennan, explore one of British Columbia’s gems, The Horsefly River. It’s got all the right ingredients to earn this status: deep runs, perfect riffles, logjams - and fish. The stream draws large, hard fighting rainbows from Quesnel Lake at specific times of the year. On this autumn float trip, Jim and Derek find some of these rainbows and also a few other surprises in some of the deeper water.

Turneffe Flats Permit

FRA Adventure Travel customer Tom D. with an absolutely STUNNING permit from this week at Turneffe. We have 2 upcoming 2018 trips to Turneffe September 8th -15th and November 3rd-10th 2018. If you want to get in on some amazing saltwater fly fishing, book your trip with us today!