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Florida Keys USA

Chaos Theory Charters – Rob Kramarz Key West, Florida

Chaos Theory by definition states that complex natural systems obey rules but are so sensitive that small initial changes can cause unexpected results. Now my interpretation, Chaos Theory states that the complex natural system known as the Florida Keys obey the simple rule that fishing in gin-clear water for a species of a life-time changes every person for the better with results being far from unexpected. My name is Captain Rob Kramarz and I am glad you stopped by to look at the site. The Lower Keys and Key West are some of the most beautiful flats I have ever fished. The Bahamas, Mexico, Belize and so on hardly compare to the valor of hooking up to a Keys Bonefish, Permit or Tarpon. Granted the previous mentioned islands might have big number days but the Keys offer bigger size, numbers and possibly the fish of a lifetime. The fish down here are so much smarter and wearier than in other places. That is what makes them so highly sought after. Gin-clear water, white sand and turtle grass flats, pushes of Bonefish at dawn, tailing Permit on an incoming tide, and Tarpon rolling along channel edges. That's what it's all about down here. The experiences that abound on the flats below Marathon Key all the way to the Marquesas and everywhere in between is what draws the attention of the most seasoned of anglers. They wouldn't call the Keys the “Sportfishing Capitol of the World” for nothing. So if you are planning on fishing in the Keys, give me a call and let's see what we can do to get the rods bent with tight lines. You never know it could be a fish of a lifetime.

Private: Sting Rea Charters – Justin Rea Summerland Key, FL 33042

About Captain Justin Rea Captain Justin Rea has been providing guide services since the early 90s. He has experience as a river guide in the High Sierra mountains and throughout the Northwest, guiding on the South Fork of the Snake river for five years. Justin has been fly fishing since he was a young boy and had the experience and patience to guide and assist fly fishing enthusiasts and also be sure they have a great experience that they will remember. Captain Justin is a licensed United States Coast Guard certified captain. He has been guiding in the Florida Keys since 2001. After spending a few summers in Idaho while guiding on the South Fork, he decided to make the Florida Keys his permanant home. Justin now guides year round and spends any free time he has out on the water finding new places to fish or inventing new fly patterns and fly tying. Captain Justin lives in Sugarloaf Key with his family. He guides anglers of all abilities and because he trailers his Maverick HPX skiff, he has the ability to fish anywhere from Key West to Key Largo, but most of his fishing is in the Lower Florida Keys, Key West and the Marquesas. If you would like to know more about fishing with Captain Justin please email him or call in the evenings at 305-744-0903.

Bahamas

Tiamo Lodge – South Andros, Bahamas Andros Island, Bahamas

We are always on the lookout for tropical destinations that have it all: the private, white sand beach, walk and wade fly fishing right outside the door, skilled guides, elegant accommodations, and numerous high quality activities for non-anglers. Located in one of the most beautiful and pristine areas in the Caribbean, Tiamo Resort on South Andros is a unique and refreshing gem. Technically an eco-tourism resort that can accommodate 22 guests. Tiamo also offers an exceptional bonefishing venue limited to ten lucky anglers per day. In addition to high numbers of hearty bonefish, anglers will also encounter tarpon, barracuda, and jacks on the turquoise flats of the region. While Tiamo boasts an excellent saltwater fly fishing program, it prides itself on being one of the Caribbean’s top nature resorts where non-anglers enjoy snorkeling, scuba diving, sea kayaking, sailing, freshwater pool and guided nature hikes. Add to that a main lodge with fine cuisine, a quality wine list, full bar, library, and very tasteful, air conditioned rooms and you will quickly see the appeal of this unique destination. Tiamo’s private beach-front bungalows with private baths epitomize rustic luxury and are located mere steps from the water. For couples, serious anglers, and families with children twelve or older, this is the ultimate tropical paradise.

Hawaii

Hi Tide Fly Fishing Oahu, Hawaii USA

O'ahu is world renowned for its breathtaking beaches, amazing surf and awe inspiring mountain ranges. However, one thing the most isolated island chain on earth is not well known for is its trophy bone fishery. The island of O'ahu, which means the gathering place, is home to some of the largest bonefish or "'O'io" on earth. We have amazing flats on both the eastern side of the island and the southern side that present the visiting angler opportunities to wade or pole around in search of these elusive giants. Our bonefish average 4 to 8 pounds consistently, but come prepared for shots at some in the 10 pound plus range. Additionally, it is not uncommon to have shots at three different types of Trevally, including Giant Trevally, or "Ulua;" Blue Trevally, or "Omilu;" and Golden Trevally, or "Pa'o Pa'o." Unlike other exotic bone fishing destinations, a good day out here means we see 15-40 fish and have excellent shots on about half of them. Conditions on O'ahu can be extremely challenging with heavy winds and finicky visibility, but for those willing to accept the challenge the returns can easily yield the bonefish of a lifetime. HI Tide Fly Fishing also offers guided trips targeting Butterfly Peacock Bass. These bass were first introduced to Hawaii in the early 1950s and offer the visiting fly fishermen or bait caster another wonderful opportunity to experience the natural beauty of the island. The best time to target Peacock Bass on O'ahu is during the summer months from May through August, during their spawn. Captain Jesse has over 15 years of fishing experience in the islands, and combined with his 16 foot Action Craft flats boat he can get you on the fish. Whether you are vacationing in the islands or just stopping by on your to Christmas Island, let HI Tide show you what Hawaiian fly fishing

Hawaii on the Fly Oahu, Hawaii

Captains Mike Hennessy, Collin Huff and Kendrick Karas are ready to put you on big bonefish. Guides have 100 ton masters licenses and a set of crazy good eyes for spotting bonefish on our beautiful flats. CAPTAIN MIKE HENNESSY Global fishing specialist, guide, and waterman Capt. Mike Hennessy caught his first striped marlin with his Dad in Cabo San Lucas at the age of 10. Catching that fish shaped his destiny and marlin fever was in his blood. Soon after he was charter fishing in Newport Beach, California on half day and full day boats. Fly fishing in the High Sierras was also a passion that started early in his life and continues today. His love for fly fishing and the pursuit of the big fish grew while he was a teenager. But the draw to find the "slobs" had him on a plane to Hawaii. He started exploring the waters outside of Kewalo Basin on Oahu. And at 19 years old earned his 100 ton master's license, competing with seasoned peers at the fish scales. Since then he has been following his dream to chase the biggest and best fish and experiences around the world. His biggest blue marlin to date weighed in at 1,245 #s while running Maggie Joe, a 53' sportfisher and winning the 2010 Bisbee's Black and Blue Marlin Tournament Always looking for adventure and to broaden his fishing knowledge, Hennessy headed down to Central America to the southern zone of Costa Rica in 1995. For 12 years, he led "Cabo Matapalo Sportfishing". On a 28ft Carolina Classic they released hundreds of big blue and black marlin and thousands of sailfish taking home some of the areas top tournament trophies on conventional tackle as well as on the fly. Fly fishing inshore for snook and offshore for big game on the fly kept the fly fishing bug going in the tropics. His pursuit of his passion has taken him to 5 continents to track down many species of gamefish. While Mike only speaks English and Spanish, he has interpreted the fishing waters around the world-from fly fishing for monster brown trout in Slovenia, to sail fishing in Indonesia. Every October he is recruited to Cabo San Lucas to try his luck at the famed Bisbee's $5 million jackpot, the Offshore and Billfish tournaments. Hennessy is a worldwide fly fishing adventure specialist in fresh water and saltwater species from brown trout to marlin. Contact Information: Mike Hennessy Hawaii On The Fly 1045 Koohoo Place Kailua, HI 96734-3274 Phone: Mike@HawaiiBonefishGuides.com http://www.HawaiiBonefishGuides.com

Christmas Island

Hi Tide Fly Fishing Oahu, Hawaii USA

O'ahu is world renowned for its breathtaking beaches, amazing surf and awe inspiring mountain ranges. However, one thing the most isolated island chain on earth is not well known for is its trophy bone fishery. The island of O'ahu, which means the gathering place, is home to some of the largest bonefish or "'O'io" on earth. We have amazing flats on both the eastern side of the island and the southern side that present the visiting angler opportunities to wade or pole around in search of these elusive giants. Our bonefish average 4 to 8 pounds consistently, but come prepared for shots at some in the 10 pound plus range. Additionally, it is not uncommon to have shots at three different types of Trevally, including Giant Trevally, or "Ulua;" Blue Trevally, or "Omilu;" and Golden Trevally, or "Pa'o Pa'o." Unlike other exotic bone fishing destinations, a good day out here means we see 15-40 fish and have excellent shots on about half of them. Conditions on O'ahu can be extremely challenging with heavy winds and finicky visibility, but for those willing to accept the challenge the returns can easily yield the bonefish of a lifetime. HI Tide Fly Fishing also offers guided trips targeting Butterfly Peacock Bass. These bass were first introduced to Hawaii in the early 1950s and offer the visiting fly fishermen or bait caster another wonderful opportunity to experience the natural beauty of the island. The best time to target Peacock Bass on O'ahu is during the summer months from May through August, during their spawn. Captain Jesse has over 15 years of fishing experience in the islands, and combined with his 16 foot Action Craft flats boat he can get you on the fish. Whether you are vacationing in the islands or just stopping by on your to Christmas Island, let HI Tide show you what Hawaiian fly fishing

Hawaii on the Fly Oahu, Hawaii

Captains Mike Hennessy, Collin Huff and Kendrick Karas are ready to put you on big bonefish. Guides have 100 ton masters licenses and a set of crazy good eyes for spotting bonefish on our beautiful flats. CAPTAIN MIKE HENNESSY Global fishing specialist, guide, and waterman Capt. Mike Hennessy caught his first striped marlin with his Dad in Cabo San Lucas at the age of 10. Catching that fish shaped his destiny and marlin fever was in his blood. Soon after he was charter fishing in Newport Beach, California on half day and full day boats. Fly fishing in the High Sierras was also a passion that started early in his life and continues today. His love for fly fishing and the pursuit of the big fish grew while he was a teenager. But the draw to find the "slobs" had him on a plane to Hawaii. He started exploring the waters outside of Kewalo Basin on Oahu. And at 19 years old earned his 100 ton master's license, competing with seasoned peers at the fish scales. Since then he has been following his dream to chase the biggest and best fish and experiences around the world. His biggest blue marlin to date weighed in at 1,245 #s while running Maggie Joe, a 53' sportfisher and winning the 2010 Bisbee's Black and Blue Marlin Tournament Always looking for adventure and to broaden his fishing knowledge, Hennessy headed down to Central America to the southern zone of Costa Rica in 1995. For 12 years, he led "Cabo Matapalo Sportfishing". On a 28ft Carolina Classic they released hundreds of big blue and black marlin and thousands of sailfish taking home some of the areas top tournament trophies on conventional tackle as well as on the fly. Fly fishing inshore for snook and offshore for big game on the fly kept the fly fishing bug going in the tropics. His pursuit of his passion has taken him to 5 continents to track down many species of gamefish. While Mike only speaks English and Spanish, he has interpreted the fishing waters around the world-from fly fishing for monster brown trout in Slovenia, to sail fishing in Indonesia. Every October he is recruited to Cabo San Lucas to try his luck at the famed Bisbee's $5 million jackpot, the Offshore and Billfish tournaments. Hennessy is a worldwide fly fishing adventure specialist in fresh water and saltwater species from brown trout to marlin. Contact Information: Mike Hennessy Hawaii On The Fly 1045 Koohoo Place Kailua, HI 96734-3274 Phone: Mike@HawaiiBonefishGuides.com http://www.HawaiiBonefishGuides.com

Puerto Rico

Light Tackle Adventures – Capt. Rosario Boqueron, Puerto Rico

Capt. Francisco "Pochy" Rosario is a very passionate fisherman. He born and raised in the west coast of Puerto Rico, and has been fishing tarpon since he was 12 years old. Capt. Rosario has more than 16 years of experience in sport fishing. He began working as mate for Western Tourist Services, a deep sea fishing charter. In 1999 after getting his U.S.C.G license, he decided to start his own business focused on inshore fishing services geared toward tarpon & snook. Pochy offers Light Tackle and Fly Fishing trips for tarpon, snook, jacks, mangrove snapper and barracudas but he prefers Tarpon on the fly. He has a 17 foot custom skiff for a spectacular fishing in the West Coast of Puerto Rico.

Florida USA

Chaos Theory Charters – Rob Kramarz Key West, Florida

Chaos Theory by definition states that complex natural systems obey rules but are so sensitive that small initial changes can cause unexpected results. Now my interpretation, Chaos Theory states that the complex natural system known as the Florida Keys obey the simple rule that fishing in gin-clear water for a species of a life-time changes every person for the better with results being far from unexpected. My name is Captain Rob Kramarz and I am glad you stopped by to look at the site. The Lower Keys and Key West are some of the most beautiful flats I have ever fished. The Bahamas, Mexico, Belize and so on hardly compare to the valor of hooking up to a Keys Bonefish, Permit or Tarpon. Granted the previous mentioned islands might have big number days but the Keys offer bigger size, numbers and possibly the fish of a lifetime. The fish down here are so much smarter and wearier than in other places. That is what makes them so highly sought after. Gin-clear water, white sand and turtle grass flats, pushes of Bonefish at dawn, tailing Permit on an incoming tide, and Tarpon rolling along channel edges. That's what it's all about down here. The experiences that abound on the flats below Marathon Key all the way to the Marquesas and everywhere in between is what draws the attention of the most seasoned of anglers. They wouldn't call the Keys the “Sportfishing Capitol of the World” for nothing. So if you are planning on fishing in the Keys, give me a call and let's see what we can do to get the rods bent with tight lines. You never know it could be a fish of a lifetime.

Private: Sting Rea Charters – Justin Rea Summerland Key, FL 33042

About Captain Justin Rea Captain Justin Rea has been providing guide services since the early 90s. He has experience as a river guide in the High Sierra mountains and throughout the Northwest, guiding on the South Fork of the Snake river for five years. Justin has been fly fishing since he was a young boy and had the experience and patience to guide and assist fly fishing enthusiasts and also be sure they have a great experience that they will remember. Captain Justin is a licensed United States Coast Guard certified captain. He has been guiding in the Florida Keys since 2001. After spending a few summers in Idaho while guiding on the South Fork, he decided to make the Florida Keys his permanant home. Justin now guides year round and spends any free time he has out on the water finding new places to fish or inventing new fly patterns and fly tying. Captain Justin lives in Sugarloaf Key with his family. He guides anglers of all abilities and because he trailers his Maverick HPX skiff, he has the ability to fish anywhere from Key West to Key Largo, but most of his fishing is in the Lower Florida Keys, Key West and the Marquesas. If you would like to know more about fishing with Captain Justin please email him or call in the evenings at 305-744-0903.

Southeast Florida USA

Bob Branham (South Florida Flats Fishing) Biscayne Bay - Miami and the upper keys

Have you ever wanted to catch a bonefish? How about a tarpon or permit on fly? These goals are very attainable and can be accomplished without travelling to some third world destination. You can achieve your dream in the comfort and safety of South Florida. Biscayne Bay is located in Biscayne National Park and only minutes from Miami. These waters are protected from development and home to the healthiest flats in South Florida. We have no algae problems, no jet skis and plenty of BONEFISH, PERMIT, and TARPON

New Zealand

Saltflylifestyles – JP Samuelson North Island, New Zealand

Saltfly Lifestyles "A unique Salt water fly angling and travel company that specializes in remote and exotic fishing destinations within New Zealand and beyond. We love adventures and do so either by heli, boat or float-plane - Salt water fly angling or selective spear fishing with local knowledge. For more info call us immediately as booking are essential. Marlborough, being home base, as it is centrally positioned to offer convenience of travel for all our guests visiting this beautifully diverse island nation. Rich cultural experiences with the wide range of option available to explore. We offer pre-arranged packaged deals, day trips and custom packages to various destinations which offer the best possible angling experiences throughout the year. Seasonally we target various species for sports anglers from all over - hosting adventures as remotely as possible into the South Pacific. Ever changing locations to keep it fresh and always loving finding new prospects. To see all our unique angling destination - simply read through the blog on the website - There you will find locations explored and set up specifically for the adventure driven soul. Your host, JP Samuelson is a full time adventurer, photographer and journalist. His background as a life guard and Civil Engineer had him sought out the finer things in Life and now sees him living the lifestyle most can only dream about. His articles has been widely published around the globe by various publishers online. This knowledge he has gained through a lifetime of experience on the water as a Captain who lives life by the ocean - It has driven him to success - running this Salt Fly Lifestyles company, solely & totally ocean minded. Respectfully protecting the oceans through advocacy about sustainability. Competitors cant compare to this service - free competitive quotes on demand - We are subject to availability. Term & Conditions apply. Thanks in advance for your interest Captain JP Samuelson

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