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 in the top 10.

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 much
more competitive mark […]

Thanks to Sage, Hatch, Kaenon and Patagonia Clothing Company!

The Palometa Club recently made history with the landing of their 500th Permit. Tailwaters and The Club are extremely grateful to Sage Fly Rods, Hatch Outdoors, Kaenon Sunglasses, and Patagonia Clothing Company for their generous contributions to mar […]

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 be uncom […]

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 of flames – and carrying […]

Palometa Club 500 Permit Update – 493 (7 Remaining)



The Palometa Club on Ascension Bay is about to make headlines with landing their 500th permit in only their 6th season of operation (Note, TPC is only open […]

Worried About Piracy in Seychelles? Don’t Be. Here is Why.

Worried About Piracy in Seychelles?  Don’t Be…

It is impossible to accurately describe a trip to Seychelles.  There is simply nothing that compares with the beauty, uniqueness, and sensational flats fishing.  We have collectively visited Alp […]

CCA Cookout with Scott Sommerlatte

Last night, Tailwaters hosted the monthly meeting for the Dallas CCA Chapter. Before the meeting, the CCA Boys popped up a tent in the back and fired up their grill. Despite a light drizzle, we all got our fill of brats and beer before the guest […]

Palometa Club R&D Mission

Ascension Bay Trip Report

We just returned from a few days of fruitful research and development on the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico.  My traveling companions were Brent Boone from the shop, and Captain Bryan Carter – our headliner redfish guide […]

“Top Ten Reasons” to chase Redfish in Louisiana

All-Star client and friend, Sam Gioldasis, came up with his “Top Ten Reasons” for returning to the marshes of Southern Louisiana to chase redfish.  Not a shabby testimonial.  Thanks Sam!

From Sam Gioldasis – Dallas, TX

David, I want to foll […]