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NORTH AMERICA FISHING DESTINATIONS

Remote, wild, and rugged, our North American fishing tours are just as much about the adventure as they are about the fish. Many of our partners and lodges are located in remote corners of the continent, allowing clients & guests to fish and experience the unspoiled wilderness from the Bahamas to Alaska. Fish for Brown Speckled Trout, Bonefish, Northern pike, Walleye, Aalmon, Dolly Varden, and more. You dream it; Joe can plan it!

ALASKA – Aniak River Lodge

Americas last frontier, Alaska!  Wild, beautiful, mystical, rugged and yet one can enjoy the serenity of majestic mountains, cool streams, abundant wildlife and fishing that is off the charts!  35 Miles up the Aniak River from the small town of Aniak, Alaska sits the Aniak River Lodge.  The main cabin is the host of several small cabins in which our guests can enjoy their own beds, bathrooms and privacy.  In the evenings everyone gathers at the main lodge for gourmet dining prepared by the Chef.  The Aniak River Lodge has exclusive rights to fish miles of untamed wilderness.  So wild that it is not uncommon to see Moose, Bear, Eagles, Beavers and various other species that roam this territory.  The fishing is World Class!  11 species of fish can be caught in a stretch of water less than 10 miles long.  5 Species of Salmon from King, Silver, Coho, Sockeye, and Chum to Dolly Varden, Grayling, Rainbow Trout, Shefish, Arctic Char and Northern Pike offer just about anything an angler could ask for.  The Aniak River Lodge is Alaska fishing all rolled up into one place!

ALASKA – Hodges Afognak Island Lodge

Jim & Cathy Hodge
Jim Hodge is the definition of a true Alaskan Outdoorsman. He was born and raised in New Hampshire and moved to Alaska in 1984. His enthusiasm with hunting, fishing, trapping and hiking extends back through his childhood years in the Northeast. This foundation in the outdoor sports field has been integrated with his 30+ years of hunting and fishing throughout the Alaskan frontier. Jim is a certified Alaskan Master Hunting Guide. Additionally, he is a fishing guide and possesses a coast guard captain’s license. Jim is a master of his trade and combines his skills, knowledge, and passion to custom fit each adventure to suit an individual hunter or fisherman. He is particular about the safety, logistics and the needs of his clients to ensure an enjoyable and memorable adventure. As he is fond of saying. “You will leave Alaska Stronger and Better Looking!”

BAHAMAS – Go Fish Bahamas

In the northern waters you’ll find one of the most famous of all Bahamian islands, Bimini. Hemingway made this place legendary years ago and it is still a favorite jaunt for sport fishing. Today’s visitors love the mix of history, contemporary resorts and the year-round opportunity of a world-record catch. Only 50 miles east of Miami, the quaint island attracts savvy divers and anglers of all ages.

Fishing here is not only spectacular, it can be record-setting. Modern resorts and quaint island-style accommodations are found on both North and South Bimini. Perhaps the best known of all is the famed Bimini Big Game Club. The club is rich in history and well-known for its accommodations, full-service marina, and excellent food. Grand Bahama, is a large well-developed island with an impressive new international airport, casino gambling, duty-free shopping and several nice hotels and resorts.

CANADA – Athabasca Fishing Lodges

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Few places in the Canadian north combine such a variety of freshwater fishing with all the comforts of home. Located near the 60th parallel in northwest Saskatchewan, Lake Athabasca is the largest lake in the province and is recognized as one of the “Big Fish” waters of the world. Whether you’re after Trophy Lake Trout, Arctic Grayling, huge Northern Pike, Whitefish, or Walleye, you’ll find them all here. Cliff and Stella Blackmur have been providing anglers with this comforts of home approach to fishing for over 30 years and man do they! Their list of “repeat customers” is staggering–many of which book their trip for the following year upon checkout. That is quite the compliment!

CANADA – Aylmer Lodge

Whether you are interested in trophy lake trout fishing in the northern barren-ground region of the Northwest Territories, nature photography, canoeing remote arctic rivers, eco-tourism, or wildlife viewing, Aylmer Lake Lodge can offer you the best in a Canadian wilderness experience.

Aylmer Lake Lodge, located 227 air miles northeast of Yellowknife, is just now becoming discovered as a destination of choice for trophy lake trout, and arctic grayling fishing. Few anglers have been fortunate to fish these pristine waters, and the big lake trout are guaranteed to stress your fishing tackle.

Overlooking Rocknest Bay near the Thanakoie Narrows (a wide river system separating Aylmer and Clinton Colden lakes), the Lodge is ideally situated for the guest wishing to explore or fish this expansive body of water. Both lakes combined stretch over 80 miles in length, and have only begun to be explored for their trophy fishing potential. The water in the lakes is so clear that you can watch huge lake trout swimming 15 feet below the surface.

CANADA – Igloo Lake Lodge

Since 1973 Igloo Lake Lodge has been offering all-inclusive speckled brook trout fly-fishing in the unspoiled wilds of beautiful remote Labrador, Canada. The remote location makes it an adventure just to reach the lodge. There are daily flights to Goose Bay from select locations in the United States and Canada. From Goose Bay, guests will then hop aboard our local twin-engine air carriers for a scenic flight over this remote backcountry region.

CANADA – Restigouch River Lodge

DescriptionThe Restigouche River Lodge is located on the banks of the world renowned Restigouche River in Mann’s Mountain, New Brunswick, Canada. The lodge owns rights to 3.5 miles of private and exclusive water and sits in the center of this spectacular water shed. Our water line starts from the junction of the Matapedia River in Quebec across to New Brunswick and then to a point over 3 miles upriver encompassing the shores of both New Brunswick and Quebec. The angler will have the experience of fly fishing crystal clear water for large Atlantic salmon fresh from the salt. From spring into June and then again in late summer through the end of September the RRL has an additional 2 miles of adjacent water that is available to our guests.

CUBA – Avalon Cuban Fishing Centers

Fly fishing in Cuba is far different from other destinations in the Caribbean. Only in recent years has this flats fishery been developed, and you are fishing waters that have not seen sport fishing for nearly fifty years. Cuba has given these pristine areas protection as Cuban National Marine Parks, where no commercial fishing is allowed other than for lobster. Flats fish like Tarpon, Permit, Bonefish, Snook, Mutton Snapper, Barracuda, and a variety of Jacks are found in incredible numbers and since the fishing pressure is so light in these areas the fish rarely encounter sport fishermen and are unusually easy to catch.

MEXICO – Campeche Tarpon

Campeche offers some of the finest and most consistent fishing for baby tarpon that you can found in the Caribbean. We give you the opportunity to target juvenile tarpon in the 6 to 25 pound range with floating lines. The fishery is a huge network of mangrove lagoons, flats and creeks that begin immediately north of the city, running along the coast for more than 120 kilometers all the way to the small fishing village of Isla Arena.  We offer a variety of lodging opportunities from a newly renovated house, to several beautiful hotel choices right in the city.  You will get an opportunity to experience the local cuisine at one of the many restaurants in the old town.

PENNSYLVANIA – Keystone Connection

Fall in Western Pennsylvania is truly a special time of the year. Most people think of putting on the orange and heading to the woods for some Pheasant or Grouse hunting, not Jeff Knapp. He dawns his windbreaker, assortment of rods and reels and his jet boat for day on the Allegheny River. Just about an hour north of Pittsburgh, the Keystone Connection Guide Service offers some of the finest Smallmouth Bass Fishing you will ever see. 40-60 fish on a nice fall day is not uncommon.

Jeff is also a seasoned outdoor writer that stays current on the latest tactics for smallmouth and largemouth bass, walleye, and muskie. His need for recent photos, and new material for publication, keeps him on par with the most successful angling techniques and choices of locations.

MONTANA – Renegade Fly Fishing Outfitters

Located in Missoula, Montana lives Eric Ederer owner and main guide of the Renegade Fly Fishing Outfitters. Eric has been guiding the waters of western Montana for over 25 years with a passion for fly fishing second to none. I was lucky enough to spend a few days with Eric fishing the Clark Fork River and Georgetown Lake with some unbelievable results.  In just a short time, we experienced everything from a Blonde Black Bear to a hail storm in July! And the fishing,,Wow is all I can say. After about 50 trout between the two of us, we quit counting and that was only our first day! The second day was spent on the legendary Clark Fork River after some really aggressive wild Brown Trout. This was a whole new experience for me casting and recasting several times at the same small target while on the drift all day long. The fishing was very tactical, but the results were the reward!

NORTH CAROLINA – Turning Stones Fly Fishing

We are Turning Stone’s Fly Fishing, LLC. Welcome to our website, we are glad that you stopped by. It is our goal to make each day on the river one that you will remember forever. We want you to have stories to tell others. After all, a good fishing story is always a favorite.

We are a full service, independent fly fishing guide operation in the town of Franklin, in Western North Carolina. Turning Stone’s Fly Fishing was started in 2007 by Gordon Vanderpool. It was Gordon’s goal to help others with the sport that he loved so much. We hope you will look around the website, and come visit and fly fish in the beautiful Smoky Mountains of Western North Carolina.

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rich Hoover
rich Hoover
2023-11-15
This hunt exceeded all expectations. The accommodations were beautiful and located very close to the hunt and two great restaurants. The guide and his dogs were top notch. We were on birds every day with our best day toppings 70 flushes.
Todd Arbes
Todd Arbes
2023-11-14
I recently went on a pheasant hunting trip with Wild Side Adventures in South Dakota. It was an amazing experience with every detail planned out. The lodging and the hunts was second to none. I highly recommend to anyone who wants to shoot wild birds in South Dakota. Can’t thank Joe enough for the memorable experience!!!
Mark Arbes
Mark Arbes
2023-11-03
Joe and Wild side Adventures went above and beyond in every facet of the trip. The attention to details and client focus was second to none. You instantly felt like family and were treated to a Best in Class experience. Highly recommend this group. Mark Arbes, West Virginia.
Drew Hanna
Drew Hanna
2023-10-06
We did the Blackwater Explorer trip with a group of friends recently in the Amazon. What a wonderful experience. Joe's planning, attention to detail, and responsiveness were second to none. We have done similar trips to other destinations through other companies, and Joe's has been the easiest to work with. Looking forward to the next one Joe! Thank you!
Jay Jay Stark
Jay Jay Stark
2023-10-06
My husband went on a bucket list fishing trip with Joe to the Amazon and won’t stop talking about it. He had such an amazing time that we are now planning two more adventures with Joe. I highly recommend Wildside Adventures. You will not be disappointed. I can’t wait for Africa!!!
Wilson Hanna
Wilson Hanna
2023-10-05
This was one of the best trips I’ve been on. First class all the way! You’ll feel like you’ve known Joe and everyone for years. If you like adventure and fishing this is a must trip!!
Walter Warren
Walter Warren
2023-10-05
Awesome Amazon trip Great fishing and accommodations
Chuck Oates
Chuck Oates
2023-10-03
I had the pleasure of fishing in the Amazon River for peacock bass two weeks ago. I am still trying to soak it all in, what am amazing trip!!!! Joe made the trip seamless and easier than traveling within the US. The experience was more than I could have ever imagined. The lodging was amazing, food was delicious (more than anyone could eat), and the fish were chewing! Eight anglers on four boats caught 2,813 peacock bass in seven days. I thought this would be a trip of a lifetime (which it was), but I will be back again. Highly recommend Wildside Adventure Travel Services and Joe Rossi. Already booked an Alaska trip with Joe for 2025.
GDV Custom Homes Inc.
GDV Custom Homes Inc.
2023-02-09
Joe is one of the most knowledgeable and personable guides I have ever experienced. From helping our entire group with travel arrangements to the equipment needed to making sure that everyone had a great experience. I could never have done this trip without his guidance. My only negative is he out fished me, by a lot!!! Gene DeVitis
Rich Kozak
Rich Kozak
2023-02-09
I recently went on a 10 day fly fishing trip to Patagonia arranged by Joe. It was the best, most organized trip I have ever experienced. Joe and the lodge at lake Rosario were very accommodating along with outstanding food. The guides and helpers were some of the nicest people in the world. I cannot say enough nice things about my time. I highly recommend Joe for any hunt, fish or relaxing trips. You won't be disappointed.