blog tag: destination fishing

Mexico boasts some of the best saltwater flats fly fishing to be found, from the tarpon rich waters around the Gulf of Mexico coastline to the permit filled bays of Chetumal and Xcalak. In the middle lies the expansive Ascension Bay, the destination for anglers in search of Grand Slams and Super Grand Slams –… Read More>>>


The river fly fishing season varies slightly depending on which part of New Zealand you are fishing in. For Owen River Lodge at the top of the South Island the trout fly fishing season opens on the 1st October and ends on the 30th April, which means that the season starts in spring, moves through… Read More>>>


Turneffe Flats Lodge, Belize, Aardvark McLeod

Belize is considered by some to be the permit capital of the world, its cays and atolls providing a perfect habitat in whihc to hunt them. Owned and run by Craig and Karen Hayes, Turneffe Flats Lodge has for a long time offered one of the world’s most diverse Caribbean fishing experiences. The Turneffe Atoll… Read More>>>


Hafralonsa, Iceland, Aardvark McLeod

After one of the driest summers in Iceland in living memory, the rains finally arrived right at the end of August. The drop in temperature and proper water has stirred up all the fish and as many of the cock fish begin to jostle for position we are seeing some crocodiles being caught. Although it… Read More>>>


Tongariro Lodge, New Zealand, Aardvark McLeod, trout fishing, fishing in New Zealand

The Tongariro Lodge is one of the most notable lodges when fly fishing for trout in New Zealand. It sits on the banks of the Tongariro River, established in 1982, surrounded by the beautiful Tongariro National Park on the North Island. For 30 years it has had an excellent reputation for good dining, accommodation, quality… Read More>>>