Category Archives: Exotic

Blog posts about exotic species in far off places.

RIO Products Releases Its Award-winning Permit Line

Idaho Falls, Idaho (December 2, 2014) – RIO Products, industry-leading manufacturer of fly lines, leaders and tippet material, adds the Permit Line to its tropical saltwater series of lines for perfect presentations to these notoriously finicky fish. The Permit Line … Continue reading

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A Fishing Story by Barry Beck

My wife, Cathy, and I sit here at Burgers, BBQ and Brew on the way back from the South Island of New Zealand at C Concourse in the Atlanta Airport. We are surrounded by other people, something not uncommon at … Continue reading

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Forrest Gump’s Mom was Right, by Cathy Beck

This week has brought home to me one of the fundamental rules of fly fishing – when the water isn’t clear enough to see the bottom, start with close, short casts. We teach it in all of our fly fishing … Continue reading

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Bolivia Gold, by Cathy Beck

The Tsamine Indian family stares at us as we float by in our dugout canoe on Bolivia’s Secure River. It’s not a threatening stare by any means but I wonder what they make of all of this, a white blond … Continue reading

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The Blue Man, By Silja Longhurst

Scandinavia in the summer is beautiful. Everything is green; the scent of summer flowers, pinewoods, meadows and the crispy air on the ‘Fjell’ lets your heart leap in silence. You feel deeply connected to nature and the meaning of life … Continue reading

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Don’t Get Stuck in a Rut – By Cathy Beck

As I write this we are driving down 50 miles of dirt road on our way to Estancia Quemquemtreu near San Martin de los Andes in Patagonia, Argentina. Our guide Andres Homosilla is driving and Adele is playing in the … Continue reading

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