Category Archives: Destination Reports

West Goes East: Pacific Salmon Fishing on Lake Ontario

Our friends from Scotty Fishing Products and Gibbs-Delta Tackle joined us on a trip east to do some salmon fishing in Ontario. Let’s just say that if you haven’t considered Toronto and Lake Ontario as a world-class salmon fishing destination, that needs to change. Watch the film for proof! Many thanks go out to our […]

Make Like a Bonefish and Get Away

The Seed is Planted A few years ago I was invited to join several members of the Ospreys Fly-Fishers on a fly-fishing excursion to Mexico. I quickly turned down the offer as I knew nothing about warm water fly-fishing and didn’t have any of the appropriate gear required for a bonefish fishery. Another year had […]

Field Team Trip: Golden Dorado River Cruiser

Golden Dorado River Cruiser

An Adventure Like No Other Experience an off-grid journey into Argentina’s wild Parana River Basin in search of the iconic golden dorado with Islander Field Team members Lael Johnson and Yos Gladstone. On their adventure aboard the Golden Dorado River Cruiser they encountered a diverse fishery that included wolf fish, vampire fish, piranha and of […]

The Great Canadian Fishing Adventure 2018 – Part 2

Northwest Territories Great Slave Lake Pike Fishing

Field Team member Jeff Fisher is a traveling guide and angler. Every year he and his girlfriend pack their bags and head out on fishing adventures most of us only can dream of. In Part 2 of this multi-blog series, Jeff shares his summer adventures from Canada’s Northwest Territories. If you missed Part 1, be […]

Field Team Trip: Estancia Laguna Verde

Huge Rainbow Trout from Jurassic Lake

The world famous Estancia Laguna Verde on Lago Strobel aka Jurassic Lake recently hosted Islander Field Team members Lael Johnson and Yos Gladstone. Here they test their tested their LX Series fly reels on the world’s greatest rainbow trout fishery. This lodge offers a world class experience in every way from the fishing, to the […]

The Great Canadian Fishing Adventure 2018 – Part 1

Swinging a fly on the St Marys River

Field Team member Jeff Fisher is a traveling guide and angler. Every year he and his girlfriend pack their bags and head out on fishing adventures most of us only can dream of. With the fall of winter, Jeff has had some time to recount his journey from the past summer’s fly fishing road trip […]

In Bolivia Watch Your Fingers! WARNING: Contains Graphic Content

This summer, Field Team member and professional guide Jeff Fisher traveled to Bolivia where he guided and managed to get in some personal fishing as well. Islander sat down with Jeff to hear some of his stories. You were heading to some pretty remote areas, how was the travel in Bolivia? To get to our […]

Salmon Fishing in Wisconsin? You bet!

Salmon Fishing in Wisconsin

In my youth, I would often giggle when my mom told me her favourite colour was orange. As I grew older it became easier to understand her appreciation for the range of hues boldly painted by Mother Nature in these warmer tones, especially in noticing the influx of fish that coincides with the metamorphosis. The […]

East Kootenay Fly Fishing: Where Big Bulls Fight and Cutthroats Prowl

A Trout Angler’s Dream The East Kootenay Region of British Columbia is truly a fly fisher’s paradise. Mountains surround you and hungry westslope cutthroat trout eagerly feed on the surface while huge bull trout lay in wait for a smaller fish to come too close. The skies are a deep blue, and the rivers are […]