Get Hooked! The 2021 Fly Fishing Product Guide — Top 10 Must Haves

by The Texas Lifestyle Magazine team on September 9, 2021

Calling all fly fishers — and those that love them. Whether you’re looking for new gear for your next trip, or just looking, you’ll find only the best here. Perfect for gift ideas, too! CHAMA...

#TravelTuesday: Finding Summer Fun in Park City, Utah

by Doug Flatt on July 27, 2021

In about the same time it takes to drive from Austin to Dallas, you can jump on a direct flight and be in Park City, Utah. It’s only a two-hour flight to Salt Lake City...

#TravelTuesday: Packing in the Adventure at Breck

by Doug Flatt on June 15, 2021

Oftentimes we only have a couple of days to explore each of the many destinations throughout Colorado while on vacation. Here’s a summer season itinerary for two days of outdoor experiences in and around Breckenridge....

#TravelTuesday: Fishing CO, Let Me Count the Ways

by Doug Flatt on June 1, 2021

Fishing and Colorado summers go hand-in-hand -- offering mild temperatures, cold flowing mountain rivers and the adventure of finding both stocked and native Colorado fish species. If you’ve ever wanted to take the plunge and...

Want to Be a Fly Angler?

by Beau Beasley on February 3, 2021

Norman Maclean’s excellent novella “A River Runs Through” may have popularized fly fishing. But it did little to dispel the myth that this quiet sport is essentially a gentleman’s pursuit. According to myth, bluebloods spend...

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Five Minutes With Aaron Reed, Author, Army Vet, Fly Fisherman

by Doug Flatt on June 3, 2020

Anyone who knows Aaron Reed knows his favorite thing to do when he’s not at work driving his tugboat is to get knee-deep in a stream. This Army veteran and award-winning outdoor writer likes nothing...

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Five Minutes With Capt. Jeff Johnson, Fly Fishing Guide

by Doug Flatt on May 22, 2018

Jeff Johnson grew up in Montana, on the banks of a blue ribbon trout stream. His interest in fishing quickly became a passion. As he traveled the world, he always had a fly rod along....

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#TravelTuesday: The Texas Gulf Coast, Open for Business!

by Doug Flatt on May 15, 2018

We will never forget the images of the pure devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey when it landed on the Texas coast in late August 2017. Texans feared the worst for their favorite stretches of beach....