Fly Fishing in Bhutan Begins

This morning was a three hour flight on Drukair from Bangkok to some city in India.  We stayed on the plane for the short layover then climbed up over the Himalayan Foothills more like a rocket ship than an Airbus 319 Jet.  We immediately saw several of the world’s...

Phenomenal Trip Comes to an End

  I’d like to thank Misty Dhillon and his outstanding staff of the Himalayan Outback for taking incredible care of myself and the rest of the Confluence Film crew.  They shared one of the remotest places left on earth and turned us on to some most memorable fish...

Day 8 – Last Day of Mahseer Fishing

  I’d be lying if said I didn’t think about the resident Chukka tiger last night.  Luckily that’s as close as he got and we awoke this morning to the chatter of birds and the Chukka Rapid.  We had till noon to fish and visit the village of Chukka so before I...

Day 5 – Mahseer on a Dry Fly

  One memorable night on my 2008 trip to the Ramganga River in India we experienced a caddis hatch.  Misty Dhillon advised I keep a sharp eye for rising golden mahseer as I was chucking sculpin patterns for big mahseer.  He told me that if the rising started than...