Category Archives: Saltwater

Review: The Thomas & Thomas Exocett Surf for the Demands of Coastal Fly Fishing

Fly fishing the surf is no beach picnic. The elements alone — especially on the Pacific — can be demanding. Trekking through the cold water, navigating the occasional rogue wave (that has potential to kill you if you’re taken down … Continue reading

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Review: The Sage SALT HD Fly Rod for Saltwater Fly Fishing

As frequent visitors of The Venturing Angler know, I went bonkers over the Sage SALT rod when it came out several years ago. I actually did two reviews of the rod before then becoming the proud owner of Sage SALTs … Continue reading

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The Dynamic Duo: Sage Switch Rods for Fly Fishing the Striper Surf

In my years of fly fishing in California, I’ve frequently heard anglers say that there isn’t really any fly fishing in the San Francisco Bay Area. Many anglers commit to trout or steelheading (generally 5+ hours away), and there are … Continue reading

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Podcast: Fly Fishing Ascension Bay with Dick Cameron

Ascension Bay, Mexico is home to some of the best flats fishing in the world. In an episode of The Venturing Angler Podcast, Dick Cameron of The Palometa Club in Punta Allen discusses the incredible fly fishing of the region. … Continue reading

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Podcast: Fly Fishing the Bow River and Beyond with Paula Shearer

Paula Shearer is an angler and guide on the Bow River in Canada whose passion for fly fishing is tough to match. In an episode of The Venturing Angler Podcast, Paula chats about the Bow River and destinations she has … Continue reading

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Podcast: Five Tips for Fly Fishing for Permit

Permit are a tough game that demand the most in an angler’s skills and ability. In an episode of The Venturing Angler Podcast, I offer Five Tips for Fly Fishing for Permit. And to check out the podcast, please click below … Continue reading

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The trip lives. Video from fly fishing for permit in Ascension Bay.

Fly Fishing for Ascension Bay Permit at The Palometa Club from Tailwaters Fly Fishing Co. on Vimeo. As mentioned in an earlier post, I enjoyed a great trip to The Palometa Club. Permit pursuits in Ascension Bay, Mexico were enjoyed … Continue reading

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