SHOP REMODEL Sneak Peak SHOP REMODEL PHOTO GALLERY While this is still a work in progress, the next time you visit the shop you will be pleasantly surprised by our facelift. We wanted the place to look, feel, and shop differently for when you all come back. We still h [...]
About Matt JonesMatt 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//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 [...]
Tailwaters Top 10 Christmas List//Shop TOP TEN LIST If you are still having a hard time picking out a gift for your loved ones, we have you covered. Our Staff came up with a top 10 list of must have products for you to consider while shopping this holiday season. Take a lo [...]
Bass School//Education Tailwaters Bass Fly Fishing School July 14-15, 2018 Tres Gallos Ranch Terrell, Texas Want to learn to fly fish? Our bass fishing school is an awesome way to learn the basics of fly fishing, some particulars about fly fishing for bass, and actually [...]
Bahamas Trip Report//Travel It’s my second visit to the Bahamas, and it’s great to be back, escaping the cold weather back home in Colorado. For this visit, the mission is to familiarize myself with two new programs for Tailwaters Travel: Abaco Lodge and Bair’s Lodge [...]
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 [...]
The Zhupanova is perhaps the most beautiful and scenic river on the Kamchatka Peninsula. It's close proximity to Petropavlovsk (one hour by helicopter) and its huge Rainbows make it perhaps the most popular river on the peninsula. The average trout living in the Zhupanova is a solid twenty-five inches!
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
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.
Purchase the Sage Rod There is already a great deal of buzz surrounding the announcement of the new Sage X family of rods. Sage formally unveiled the X rod and related KonneticHD technology at the European Fishing Tackle Trade Association Show in Amsterdam this month, and the s [...]
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 [...]