March 2016

What Kind of Fly Fishermen are The 2016 U.S. Presidential Candidates?


Do you ever wish we had a fly fishing President? With the 2016 Presidential Election looming on the horizon, it’s become apparent that none of the candidates are addressing their fly fishing experience. We here at Trout Stalkers are fed up with the absence of fly fishing as a key topic of discussion during the recent debates. We know it has been on all of your minds, so it’s time to clear things up. This guide is meant to define what type of fly fishermen (or woman) the current candidates are to help you make a more informed decision this November.

Don't forget your Keys - 24 reason to love fishing the Florida Keys

The only fly fishermen that don’t love flats fishing are those who haven’t tried it yet. It is one of the greatest things in the sporting world, and just what the Dr. ordered on the heels of another Montana winter!

In recent years most of my friends have been taking salt trips to Mexico, Belize, Bahamas and now Cuba. I am fortunate to have traveled extensively in all of these places many times (except Cuba) and they are all wonderful destinations for flats fishing that offer plenty of angling opportunity in addition to a cross-cultural experience.  

But don’t forget your Keys!