Agua Boa Amazon, By Cathy Beck

Peacock Bass - Amazon - Barry Beck

Our guide, Daniel, turns the boat upriver leaving the dock behind and remarks that the water is high but it’s coming down. We stare in amazement as we take in just how high the water really is; t’s hard in some places to tell where the river ends and the Amazon jungle starts.
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The Gulf: One Year Out, By Zach Matthews

Zach Matthews - Year After Gulf - Sage Fly Fish

I DIDN’T SEE THE WAVE COMING. I was 500 yards off the white sand coast of Ft. Morgan, Alabama, standing up on the seat of my small inflatable pontoon boat, when the green waters reached up and flipped me.
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Andres Hermosilla: Patagonia Guide Living a Dream, By Cathy Beck

Cathy Beck - Andres Hermosilla - SAGE FLY FISHING

Pennsylvania fall floods and a slight earthquake tremor never deterred Patagonia guide, Andres Hermosilla, from living a dream. Hermosilla says as long as he can remember he has wanted to come see and fish in the United States.
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Aitutaki Island, By Peter Morse

Here’s a piece from Peter Morse, our Australian Ambassador, on his recent trip to Aitutaki.
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October Babine River Wild Steelhead

Netted Steelhead - Lani Waller - Babine River BC

If anyone has ever dreamed of fishing at a world class steelheader’s lodge on the beautiful Babine River, this may whet your appetite. Here’s a field report from Sage Ambassador, Lani Waller, that was just too good to keep to ourselves.
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The Last Steelhead

Kirk Werner-Last steelhead-Sage Fly Fishing

A story for Sage by Kirk Werner

I stand along the banks of what we Puget Sound anglers refer to as an “S” River, engaged in one last act of desperation: swinging a fly in green water that was recently much higher and the color of mud. It’s the last Sunday of the month: one day shy of the last day of both January and the winter steelhead season.

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