Mexico: Baja Dorado

Very cool short vid from the Smith Optics Vimeo site: Idaho boys travel south of the border to the sea of Cortez in pursuit of the prized rooster fish. While the roosters remained elusive the boys manage to find the dorado and have an epic fly fishing adventure. Great days, good friends, good taco’s and […]

Dorado Part 3: And then it rained…

We arrived in Mercedes in the pouring rain. We left early, 3 days later, in the pouring rain. According to the locals Hurricane Sandy helped the crazy weather systems that met us in the Corrientes area. We had planned to fish the Rio Corrientes as it leaves the Ibera Marshs. Not easy to access but […]

Dorado Part 2: Sweet Small Stream Success

The broken rod turned out to be a blessing in disguise. I had done a fair bit of research on the Rio Dorado and Rio de Valle. It turned out that Rio Dorado is extremely difficult to access, requiring guides, boats and money. But I´d come across a way to access one of its tributaries. […]

Dorado Part 1: The Fail

The first two days of hunting the Dorado on my own was a bugger up. The Dorado is migratory fish and they hadn´t yet moved into the sections of the Rio Juromento that we fished. The further down the Juramento we went, the more disappointed I became as I fished stunning run and pool after […]