Tag Archives: Lael Johnson

Father’s Day Fish Tales – From our Field Team Members

Buzzer Beater Tyee My father, like his father before him, introduced me to the great outdoors and the sport of fishing.  One of my favourite trips together was a Friday after work, it was the last day of week 2 in the Great Ontario Salmon derby. The weekly leader was sub 30lbs (rare at the […]

Finding High Water Steelhead Success

The month of January and the early part of February on the Olympic Peninsula and the Pacific Northwest in general is typically the wettest periods of rain for the region. During these times, many river systems are unfishable for weeks. Only a few short windows of high but fishable levels are available. This can be […]

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 […]

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 […]