Gold Fever

By Robby Hogg | February 8, 2016

After 4 years of fishing The Middle Fork American River, we finally connected the dots to show this trip in the best possible way. After a day of fishing, Mikey Wier and I started talking about how to produce this film in a most interesting way. When the dates lined up and we could get … Read more

Fly Fishing: Paradise Lodge – Mexico

By Robby Hogg | November 6, 2015

Paradise lodge is located on the East coast of the Yucatan Peninsula on a thin strip of beach directly between Espiritu Santo Bay and Chetumal Bay. After flying into Mexico, it’s a five hour drive south from Cancun in a cool, air conditioned van. Anticipation builds, and we look forward to spending long days fishing … Read more

Belize River Lodge

By Robby Hogg | November 5, 2015

In 2009, I went to Belize River Lodge with my dad, John. This was my second salt water fly fishing experience following a trip to San Felipe, and I was looking forward to gaining more experience fishing for tarpon, permit, bonefish, snook, and more. To get to the Belize River Lodge, we flew into Belize … Read more

Striped Bass Fishing with Bryce Tedford

By Robby Hogg | November 4, 2015

Robby and John Hogg went out with Captain Bryce Tedford on the Sacramento Delta. It’s October, 2015 and the striped Bass fishing is hot. This day, we each put so many fish to the boat that we’ve lost count. We even had a 20 pounder strike. However, at the end of the day, John pulled … Read more

Floating The Middle Fork American

By Robby Hogg | August 9, 2014

Here is a quick edit from a recent trip on the Middle Fork of the American River. We use double and triple articulated streamers and hunt for large brown trout.

Tunnel Chute (IV+): Middle Fork of The American River

By Robby Hogg | July 23, 2014

For most of our Middle Fork fishing trips, we give our customers the option to run or portage the Tunnel Chute. On this trip, This photo is from a private trip with my Friend Christie when we decided to give it a shot. This was about an hour before she hooked the Brown of her … Read more

Gold in Them Thar Hills

By Robby Hogg | July 14, 2014

It did not take much for my good friend Christie Dobson to convince me that I should take her fishing. We have made two attempts to run the upper section of the Middle Fork of the American River without success, and we thought the third time was going the be the charm. On our first … Read more

2014 Middle Fork American River Fishing Season Begins

By Robby Hogg | May 12, 2014

With the spring water levels already starting to level out, the boys and I wanted to get into the Middle Fork of the American as soon as we could this year. So, we did our first trip at the end of April, knowing that there was not any guaranteed water release from the upstream dam. … Read more

Kayaking: Silver Fork American River

By Robby Hogg | May 6, 2014

Kayaking: Silver Fork American River 5/6/2014 Spring kayaking in California on the Silver Fork of the American River. Located just outside of Kyburz, CA, this run boast’s one of the steepest miles in Lars Holbek’s guidebook, “Best Whitewater in California”. An early morning lap with Scott Lindgren, Thomas Moore, Jared Nocetti, Scott Ligare, Taylor Cavin, … Read more

Cali’s Finest: G** Wave

By Robby Hogg | April 8, 2014

Located a few miles downstream of the confluence of the North and Middle Forks of the American, the Gay Wave gets its name not because it’s so fun that it makes people happy… But because it’s located downstream of a famous nude gay beach. While paddling down to surf, many groups have gotten much more … Read more

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