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Tailwaters Travel awarded U.S. Booking Office for The Palometa Club

From:  David Leake – Tailwaters Travel Dear Fly Angler, I am proud to announce Tailwaters Travel has recently been named the Lead Sales and Marketing Office for The Palometa Club, located on the Yucatan Peninsula.  This is a tremendous honor … Continue reading

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Amateur Angler and someone else's trophy permit.

Palometa Club Hosted Trip Report

19 Permit.  Los Mavs.  A New Partnership June 4-10, 2011 We recently returned from another epic week at The Palometa Club on Ascension Bay.  Eleven of us shut down the 2011 season at The Club with one of the most … Continue reading

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Another scenic landscape shot from Ascension Bay.

Life is Good in Permit Land – Brochure Cover Photo

Here at Tailwaters Fly Fishing Company, we are inundated with hero shot grip and grin photos on a daily basis.  Emails containing images of happy anglers and unhappy fish come across the wire by the zillions.  This image is definitely … Continue reading

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Simms Rip Rap Shoe Review

The following review was sent in by one of our customers…. For Tailwaters Fly Fishing Co., Regarding the new Simms’ “Rip Rap” fishing shoe: I bought these a week ago and immediately took them fishing on the Guadalupe River, south … Continue reading

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A Fishery Reinvented – Ascension Bay & The Palometa Club

Despite having been in the fly fishing travel business for nearly eleven years, I am still a relative new comer when compared to the industry folks who enjoyed the fly fishing boom of the 1990s.  We are battling in a … Continue reading

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Commentery on Safe Travel in Mexico

Traveling anglers have a lot to consider these days when deciding where to book their next trip.  Unfortunately, more and more often, conversations about prospective destinations have nothing to do with the actual purpose of the desired holiday – the … Continue reading

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Holbox Pangas.  Tarpon and Snook Transport.  Photo By:  David Leake

A Word About Saltwater Fishing in the Summertime & Isla Holbox Tarpon Fishing

Too many traveling anglers just blow off the saltwater during the summer.  Rightfully so, it is the time to head to the Rockies, Alaska, or Kamchatka.  However, some of the best saltwater action happens in the summertime.  Yes, there can … Continue reading

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Miss Sadie Thacker.  Always with a smile.

Goodbye to Bart Larmouth & Welcome Miss Sadie Thacker

New Staff at Tailwaters! All good things must come to an end as they say…  Such was the case when the first employee we ever hired at Tailwaters Fly Fishing Company, Bart Larmouth, turned in his wings this February.  While … Continue reading

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Me & Hog Johnson's Grandma

East Texas Bass’in

Super friend and loyal supporter, Ron Gard, invited me to his stellar property east of town for some serious bass fishing action on Friday.  It is gorgeous Spring mornings on the bass pond that help remind me why living in … Continue reading

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Someone was outfished by a girl.

Louisiana Redfish Fall/Winter Recap & Summer Preview

We are approaching the anniversary of the USA’s largest oil spill in history.  Nearly a year ago, we all watched in disbelief and horror as the Deepwater Horizon rig sank to the bottom of the abyssal Gulf in a ball … Continue reading

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