About Matt Jones

Matt Jones is our Texas-grown media geek. Matt is responsible for all our graphic design, web creative, and photography. In addition to traveling the globe shooting much of our travel department’s imagery, you may also recognize many of Matt’s photos published in all forms of fly fishing media including the Drake and Fly Fish Journal as well as the use of his images in marketing and media for Patagonia Clothing Company, Costa Sunglasses, Loon Outdoors, Howler Bros, and much more. Matt is an avid angler, but almost never puts down the camera for the fly rod. He lives in Colorado with his wife Andi and 2 dogs Brinkley & Maple.

Howler Brothers


Howler Brothers//About the brand History of Howler Brothers  If you’ve ever heard the Howlers Brothers famous tagline, HEED THE CALL, you might be wondering where it comes from. This goes back to when the founders Chase Heard and Andy Stepanian were on a surf trip down in [...]

Howler Brothers2022-08-09T13:40:16-05:00

Patagonia Stormfront Pack: New & Improved


The All New Stormfront Pack Patagonia has rolled out another absolute winner with their newly redesigned Stormfront Packs. When I hear the word "Stormfront," I think of worst case scenarios, like getting stuck riding out a storm on a flat that was just about to get good or taki [...]

Patagonia Stormfront Pack: New & Improved2018-02-20T16:05:16-06:00

A Slice of Southwest | Alaska Rainbow Lodge


Back in 2007, I decided to apply for a guiding position in Alaska. Little did I know, it would change my life on many different levels. For starters, this is where my photography career started. Thanks, Alaska! Secondly, I fell more and more in love with the state of Alaska each year that I guided. It’s just flat out incredible wilderness that fortunately has been mostly preserved and untouched. Funny thing though, up until two weeks ago I still hadn’t explored Southwest Alaska, specifically

A Slice of Southwest | Alaska Rainbow Lodge2018-02-20T16:05:16-06:00

Arc’teryx Now at Tailwaters Fly Fishing


With just about every fly fishing destination we travel to, the elements can take a toll on us. So for anglers who need the highest end outerwear and layering pieces, we’re excited to announce that we’ve added the Arc’teryx line to our inventory. Whether it’s keeping warm on a windy day in Argentina or staying dry on a rainy day in Alaska, our selection of Arc’teryx products will have you covered.

Arc’teryx Now at Tailwaters Fly Fishing2018-02-20T16:05:17-06:00

Redfish Podcast with Meredith McCord


Tailwaters Travel Ambassador, Meredith McCord recently talked all about fishing for Louisiana redfish over at the TOFLYFISH podcast. Louisiana happens to be one of our top selling destinations here at Tailwaters Travel, and for a good reason. It's a year round fishery that is e [...]

Redfish Podcast with Meredith McCord2018-02-20T16:05:18-06:00