Estancia Laguna Verde, El Calafate and the Perito Moreno Glacier

Nine years ago names like Monster Bay, Sea Bay or El Puesto meant nothing to us fly fishers but in a few short years they have become iconic, hallowed pieces of water that we talk of with lust in our eyes and dream of fishing when conditions are right. They have very quickly established themselves amongst the great, revered fly-fishing …

Ventosilla Palace

Spanish partridge shooting, Ventosilla, Spain

The first ever driven partridge drive to take place in Spain was at Ventosilla in 1884. It was my friend Antonio Cavero’s great-grandfather who organized this historical event and he, his son and now his great-grandsons (one of whom is Antonio) have been arranging partridge shooting at Ventosilla ever since. Today, Spanish partridge shooting has probably never been more popular …

Stengelsen Camp, the lower of the three fishing lodges

A Winter Visit to the Alta…

…Oslo, Northern Lights, Snowmobiling, Ice Hotel and the Atlantic Salmon Conference I fished Alta for my twenty-fifth season in July of 2015 and have always wanted to visit in the winter. We have talked about it incessantly round the camp fire but reality meant never getting around to making a definitive plan. When I received the invitation from the Alta …

Sleepless in Iceland

Beating the clock, and chasing Atlantic salmon, in the land of fire and ice. by Evan McGlinn After returning from 12 days of fishing in Iceland, a few strange scribbles in my notebook said it all: Naked drone pilot Youngie’s fishing ghosts Lost camera in a trout volcano Minke whale appetizer In 30-some years of fly-fishing about the globe, I’ve ...