30 03, 2012

March 23-30 Report from Country Pleasures Group

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From Mike Gifford of Country Pleasures Fly Shop in Calgary, Alberta Dick and Kaye got to experience the second full house of Canadian in three weeks at the end of March. This group tended to be a little more focused on fishing as opposed to Iguana wrestling, teaching the guides how to Indian [...]

23 03, 2012

The Mojo Has Returned

By |March 23rd, 2012|Categories: News, Permit Fishing, Weekly Reports|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Dr. Joe Seelig, on his second week of the season at the Club, has been in a real funk.  Breaking off fish, tough conditions, poor casting, bad knots, ect.  We have all been concerned that our boy had lost his magic.  Not to worry.  The Mojo returned yesterday with a vengeance.  Big Permit like this [...]

17 03, 2012

The Oil Patch Crew

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Our new best friend in the great white north Mike Gifford of Country Pleasures Fly shop in Calgary Alberta, sent down his first of 3 groups of the season and what a spirited crew they turned out to be. Fishing was a bit on the difficult side but that didn’t detour this crew from their [...]

13 03, 2012

The Club to Open for Fall Season in 2012!

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Due to popular demand, we have decided to open the Club for seven weeks of autumn fishing starting on November 2, 2012. The plan is to stay open until December 21, 2012, close back down for the holidays, and then reopen again (as usual) for the duration of the 2013 campaign, January 4 – June [...]

8 03, 2012

The Flagpole. New Tradition.

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The newest tradition at the Palometa Club: Each time a guest lands a permit (or more) you get to raise and fly a small blue and white flag on our new flagpole.  While this is a new idea for catch and release permit fishing, colored flags have been a part of the blue water sport [...]

27 02, 2012

Oldies but Goodies from Dr. Seelig.

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Multi repeat guest of the Club, and permit count record holder, Dr. Joe Seelig, from Anchorage is at the Club this week.  While sharing a little pre-trip enthusiasm, Joe passed along these hero shots from last season.  Joe holds the records for the most permit in a season (20 in 17 Days) and the most [...]

26 02, 2012

David Leake Reflections & Images from Feb. 15-24

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For a guy who is entrenched in the day to day sales, marketing, and business operations for the Palometa Club, I would have thought that the novelty of the place might have worn off by now.  Not the case.  My latest visit to the Club was yet another reminder of how the fishery, town, staff, [...]

26 02, 2012

Feb 17-24 Report & Guest Images

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From:  Dick Cameron It would very difficult for me expound much over what David Leake & Mike Thompson has already described, so I will just fill in the gaps. First of all the players:   Clay Williams stuck around for another week and joining him were Sam Leake and Ginger Twichell, David Coleman, Buddy Napier, [...]

24 02, 2012

Mike Thompson’s Trip Journal – Feb 17-24

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Stay tuned for the full report from our February 17-24 week, but the following was just too good not to post right away... My longtime friend and Patagonia rep, Mike Thompson, just spent a week at the Club with us.  He is actually on his way home tomorrow and sent me the following account from [...]