About Matt Jones

Matt Jones is our Texas-grown media geek. Matt is responsible for all our graphic design, web creative, and photography. In addition to traveling the globe shooting much of our travel department’s imagery, you may also recognize many of Matt’s photos published in all forms of fly fishing media including the Drake and Fly Fish Journal as well as the use of his images in marketing and media for Patagonia Clothing Company, Costa Sunglasses, Loon Outdoors, Howler Bros, and much more. Matt is an avid angler, but almost never puts down the camera for the fly rod. He lives in Colorado with his wife Andi and 2 dogs Brinkley & Maple.

Fly Fishing Bass School – July 14-15


Bass School//Education Tailwaters Bass Fly Fishing School   July 14-15, 2018 Tres Gallos Ranch Terrell, Texas Want to learn to fly fish? Our bass fishing school is an awesome way to learn the basics of fly fishing, some particulars about fly fishing for bass, and actually [...]

Fly Fishing Bass School – July 14-152018-06-11T15:12:34-05:00

Patagonia Stormfront Pack: New & Improved


The All New Stormfront Pack Patagonia has rolled out another absolute winner with their newly redesigned Stormfront Packs. When I hear the word "Stormfront," I think of worst case scenarios, like getting stuck riding out a storm on a flat that was just about to get good or taki [...]

Patagonia Stormfront Pack: New & Improved2018-02-20T16:05:16-05:00

Fall Bull Redfish – Openings in Louisiana


For those who have tried to book angling time in Louisiana during the peak fall months, know that it can be quite difficult to get a reservation unless done well in advance. If you happen to have some time this fall, we encourage you to read onward. We have had a flurry of last [...]

Fall Bull Redfish – Openings in Louisiana2018-02-20T16:05:16-05:00

A Slice of Southwest | Alaska Rainbow Lodge


Back in 2007, I decided to apply for a guiding position in Alaska. Little did I know, it would change my life on many different levels. For starters, this is where my photography career started. Thanks, Alaska! Secondly, I fell more and more in love with the state of Alaska each year that I guided. It’s just flat out incredible wilderness that fortunately has been mostly preserved and untouched. Funny thing though, up until two weeks ago I still hadn’t explored Southwest Alaska, specifically

A Slice of Southwest | Alaska Rainbow Lodge2018-02-20T16:05:16-05:00

Arc’teryx Now at Tailwaters Fly Fishing


With just about every fly fishing destination we travel to, the elements can take a toll on us. So for anglers who need the highest end outerwear and layering pieces, we’re excited to announce that we’ve added the Arc’teryx line to our inventory. Whether it’s keeping warm on a windy day in Argentina or staying dry on a rainy day in Alaska, our selection of Arc’teryx products will have you covered.

Arc’teryx Now at Tailwaters Fly Fishing2018-02-20T16:05:17-05:00

Patagonia River Guides – Winter Special & 2017 Availability


Argentina anyone? Our good friends at Patagonia River Guides (PRG) are running a relatively last minute promotion to fill up their remaining November and December vacancies. What is the special? Guests who book a trip with dates November 1 – December 31 are given complimentary [...]

Patagonia River Guides – Winter Special & 2017 Availability2018-02-20T16:05:17-05:00

Redfish Podcast with Meredith McCord


Tailwaters Travel Ambassador, Meredith McCord recently talked all about fishing for Louisiana redfish over at the TOFLYFISH podcast. Louisiana happens to be one of our top selling destinations here at Tailwaters Travel, and for a good reason. It's a year round fishery that is e [...]

Redfish Podcast with Meredith McCord2018-02-20T16:05:18-05:00

We have moved!


Hi everyone! I want to thank everyone that has followed us at this blog. I'm so excited to inform everyone that we have now integrated the "Somethins Fishy" Blog into our shop website. The new location is here: https://www.tailwatersflyfishing.com/blog Please subscribe here if [...]

We have moved!2018-02-20T16:05:26-05:00