Posts by Pat Dorsey

Alaska Sportman’s Lodge 2018

As you travel down river the crystal-clear Kvichak River (pronounced Kwee-Jack) about 4 miles from majestic Lake Iliamna, Alaska’s largest lake, you will find Alaska Sportsman’s Lodge nestled intimately upon the ridge overlooking this vast pristine wilderness of south western Alaska. This area is known throughout the world as the pinnacle of sport fishing for…

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Tippet Tips

My streamside companions routinely ask me what tippet I use? They are often curious if I use fluorocarbon or nylon and what sizes I use and carry with me. This blog post unveils my tippet preferences and fishing strategies. With regard to the brand name, I use Scientific Anglers tippet. I’m especially fond of the…

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There are a few spots left for Patagonia 2018

Pat Dorsey Patagonia Fly Fishing Trip

There are still a few spots left to join Pat and Kim Dorsey in Patagonia (Argentina) for a trip of a lifetime! Fly fishing in the heart of Patagonia is a unique experience. When you visit Rio Manso Lodge, you will have the opportunity to fish a variety of fisheries including small streams, large rivers,…

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Cheesman Canyon Sediment Update

As many of you are aware, on July 6, 2018 nearly 4 inches of rain fell over the Hayman Fire Burn Scar causing huge sediment slides in Cheesman Canyon. Within hours, the decomposed granite was entering the river and reeking havoc on one of Americas top trout streams. The good news is Denver Water stepped…

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Scientific Anglers Amplitude Smooth Infinity

The new Scientific Anglers Amplitude Smooth Infinity is one of the finest fly lines available! I’ve been fishing it now for about 3 months and cannot say enough good things about it! The Amplitude Smooth Infinity is simply a game changer! The Amplitude Smooth Infinity is designed a half-size heavy to load fast action rods,…

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