Our Top 5 Species To Fish For

Are you ready to embark on the ultimate angling adventure? Whether you’re a seasoned angler or a novice looking to reel in the big one, the world of fly fishing offers a plethora of species waiting to test your skills and provide an unforgettable experience. At Got Fishing, we specialize in curating exceptional fly fishing adventures, and we’ve handpicked our top five species that every angler should add to their bucket list.

5) Bonefish

Picture yourself wading through crystal-clear flats, the sun kissing your skin as you cast your line in pursuit of the elusive bonefish. Found in tropical and subtropical waters, bonefish are prized for their incredible speed and elusive nature, making them a favorite among saltwater anglers. Whether you’re stalking them on the flats of Kiribati or the flats of the Ascension Bay, hooking into a bonefish is sure to get your heart racing.


4) King Salmon

For those seeking a thrill in the pristine waters of the Pacific Northwest or British Columbia, the mighty king salmon awaits. Known for their size, strength, and acrobatic leaps, king salmon, also known as Chinook salmon, are the kings of freshwater angling. Whether you’re battling them in the rivers of Alaska or the tributaries of British Columbia, landing a king salmon is a testament to both skill and determination.


Golden Dorado Bolivia

3) Golden Dorado

Venture into the untamed waters of South America, and you’ll encounter one of the fiercest freshwater predators – the golden dorado. With its golden hue and ferocious appetite, the golden dorado is a trophy species that commands respect. Found in the rivers of Argentina, Bolivia, and Uruguay, these aggressive predators provide an adrenaline-pumping fight that will leave you craving more.


2) Permit

Considered by many as the ultimate challenge in saltwater fly fishing, the permit is the holy grail for anglers seeking a test of skill and patience. Found in the flats of the Caribbean, Mexico, and Belize, permit are notoriously selective and elusive, earning them the nickname “the gray ghost.” Their keen eyesight and wariness make them a formidable opponent, but the thrill of hooking into one is unmatched.


An insanely huge rainbow trout from Jurassic lake in Argentina

1) [Jurassic] Rainbow Trout

Nestled in the breathtaking landscapes of Patagonia lies Lago Strobel, home to some of the largest and most elusive rainbow trout on the planet. Affectionately known as “Jurassic rainbow trout,” these behemoths have earned a legendary reputation among anglers for their sheer size and cunning nature. Pursuing these giants amidst the rugged beauty of the Argentine wilderness is an experience like no other, offering the chance to test your skills against some of the most formidable freshwater predators in existence.


At Got Fishing, we’re passionate about connecting anglers with unforgettable fishing experiences. Whether you’re dreaming of tangling with bonefish in the tropics or battling king salmon in the ocean, we’re here to make your fishing dreams a reality. Contact us today to start planning your next fly fishing adventure of a lifetime!