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Simon Gawesworth at Kau Tapen Lodge!
If you want to learn to cast like a pro- from a pro, you need to sign up soon. After a week with Simon you’d have to get in your car to get farther away from your fly. From Jan 10-17th, 2015, join jovial host, and champion fly caster and fly fisherman, Simon Gawesworth for a week of breath-taking Sea Trout Fishing at Kau Tapen lodge, in Tierra del Fuego, Argentina, home to 5 IGFA world records for Sea-Run Brown Trout.
Fly Rod & Reel: The Abaco Island Tarpon Experiment
Greg Thomas visited Abaco Lodge a couple of weeks ago. He was excited enough with his bonefishing trip. What he would have not imagined is that, apart from bonefish, he ended up catching more tarpon than he could have dreamt of.
A FLY IN THE CURTAINS – By Doug Larsen
Featured in the Sporting Classics Magazine
On the 30th anniversary of Kau Tapen Lodge, Doug Larsen writes the story of how it all started and how this first fishing lodge in the Rio Grande pioneered catch and release and set the standards of elegance for all other fishing lodges in South America.
LODGES THAT DELIVER
Abaco Lodge was recently featured in the Garden and Gun magazine as one of the best new lodges and arguably the best lodge in the Bahamas.
THE SPIRIT OF ADVENTURE – Futa Lodge, featured in Trout & Salmon By SportQuest Holiday
Where is your dream flyfishing trip? The team at Sportquest Holidays recently highlighted several angler-coveted destinations in the UK’s Trout and Salmon Magazine. In addition to the Maldives and Alaska, the promotional piece includes Nervous Waters’ mainstays such as Futa Lodge, Chile, and Villa Maria on the Rio Grande. It’s awesome to be surrounded by such good company!
“Two Bonefish – Quarter Mile” – Fly Fishing in Saltwaters. By Oliver White
Oliver White tells the story of how his passion for bonefishing started 15 years ago, in the endless flats of Andros, Bahamas.
Max Maaev: Is he the greatest guide in the word? – Fly Rod & Reel. By Kirk Deeter
Fly Fishing Guide and Renowned Fly Fishing Author, Kirk Deeter, writes the story of one of Nervous Waters most valued guides: Max Maaev.
Abaco Lodge Surprise!
Abaco lodge opened its doors to the first clients only a few days ago. The beginning of the fall season couldn’t have been better. But the most unexpected surprise was John Oster and guide Town Williams, who landed an awesome 25lbs permit down south but still on the marls. Unbelievable!! Congratulations guys!!
Argentina’s Rio Grande – Catch Magazine. By Matt Harris
UK-based writer and photographer Matt Harris highlights Kau Tapen and Rio Grande sea-runs in the latest issue of Catch Magazine.
Chile, A Hot Spot for Trout – The Field Magazine. By Nick Zoll
Nick Zoll writes in The Field magazine about the best of fly fishing in Chile. Check out this great article and enjoy the fantastic photography by Val Atkinson.
FIELSPORT EDITORIAL – In The Land of Fire
Matt Harris returns once again to the incomparable Rio Grande and is reminded why it remains one of his favourite places on earth.
University of Massachusetts doctoral student Christopher Haak and research assistant Justin Lewis were guests of the Abaco Lodge last week, conducting research supported by the Bonefish & Tarpon Trust (BTT). Over the course of five days they surveyed over 70 …
Digging for Gold in Argentina’s Iberá Marshlands
Geoff Muller, editor for various fishing magazines, visited our Golden Dorado lodge this past summer. His trip report was recently published in The Drake Magazine.
Lessons From an Argentina Cast and Blast
Kirk Deeter, Field & Stream editor, together with photographer Tim Romano came to Argentina on a cast and blast spectacular adventure. The result of their trip was tons of fantastic pictures and a report of their trip in Field and Stream blog, with 15 tips for Trout-Fishing and Dove-Hunting.
Search for Golden Dorado by Brian McGeehan
Brian McGeehan is an outfitter and owner of Montana Angler Fly Fishing based in Bozeman, MT. Brian is also an avid international angler and leads annual trips to Argentina, Chile and the Bahamas. Last season we had the pleasure to host him at Futa Lodge and this time he came to Pira for a Dorado fly fishing experience.
2013 Ad Campaign SS Series
Mountain Khakis and AdamBarkerPhotography recently stormed Bair’s Lodge at South Andros for 2013 catalog and ad campaigns! Oliver White and our very own lodge manager (and talented flyfisher/standout sartorialist) Ray Shewnack even made it into the mix. Lookin’ sharp, guys!
Casting4ACure comes to South Andros
Bill Farnum and nine friends traveled to Bair’s Lodge in South Andros for a Casting4ACure trip. Casting4ACure is a fund-raising event to aid in the search for a cure for Rett Syndrome, a neurodevelopment disorder found almost exclusively in young girls.
Here is Bill’s Story.
Escape to Abaco with Flip & Chico
Once again, Nervous Waters has partnered with two of our favorite ambassadors of fly fishing fun for exclusive packages this June. Book today for fine dining, impeccable accommodations and service, and the Bahamas’ best bonefishing at your doorstep.
Nervous Waters at Somerset Fly Fishing Show
On Jan 25th Nervous Waters attended the Somerset Fly Fishing Show which was held in the Garden State Convention Center. Martin Carranza and Oliver white were at the booth enjoying friendly conversations with other fly fishing lovers.
Best Fly Fishing Hatch Matching Story Ever
Field & Stream’s Kirk Deeter travels to Kau Tapen Lodge and introduces us to the legendary stories of intrepid flyfisher Lilla Rowcliffe. Way to go Lilla!
Flying In the Face of Adversity
Sebastian Hope wrote a fantastic article for the popular magazine “Financial Times” about fishing in the Río Grande in Tierra del Fuego. Sebastian braved ferocious winds and icy temperatures to chance his luck. Don’t miss it out!
Zeehengelsport Bahama Bones
Journalist Nico De Boer visited this time Abaco Lodge. He has been to other Nervous Waters properties already and always comes up with great articles which are published in the most popular magazines in Netherlands. This time, he wrote for Zeehengelsport (Sea Angling Sport).
Sea Trout Quest
Tomás Kucera travels in search of the biggest Sea- Runners. Enjoy reading what he found out after his trip to Patagonia, Argentina!
Fly Fishing in Salt Waters October 2011 Edition
John Frazier’s account of a three day trip to Abaco Lodge and all the excitement involved.
Angling Report December 2011
December 2011 Angling Report with news on the Nervous Waters and Global Rescue partnership.
“One of the Best Days Ever” says Oliver White
Abaco and in the near future Black Fly Lodge Manager, Oliver White tells us of one of the best fishing day’s of his life with an Abaco Lodge guest at Moore’s.
“Once in a lifetime day at Villa Maria” – Sean Blaine, Villa Maria Lodge Fishing Manager
An unbelievable day at Villa Maria Lodge. Sean Blaine – who has seen it all – absolutely astonished!
On TV we always see in the romantic comedies the good guy ending up with the pretty girl. When it comes to fishing, the angler expects to end the week with the biggest and best looking fish… We are not …
First Stage of the Rio Grande River Study Complete!
The first stage of the Rio Grande River Study ended on the 5th of February. The local group of biologists caught less fish than hoped but learned some great news for both Nervous Waters and anglers worldwide!
Quest for the Planet’s Biggest Browns
Jonathan Boulton travelled to our lodges in Tierra del Fuego in search of the trout of a lifetime. As his mission was accomplished, he wrote a fantastic article about it in The Complete Fly Fisherman Magazine.