Rob Anderson of “Bucket List Fly Fishing” has been in the fly fishing business for many years. Rob was the operations manager of the orignial Reno Fly Shop for 10 plus years. Rob spent much of his time at the shop running their extrodinary private waters program. Soon after came the travel business and now he was sending anglers all over the world. Rob Also helped the Reno Fly Shop earn the first ever Fly Shop of the Year Award for excellence in the industry. He also grew their local guide business by over 400% in just 3 years. “Bucket List Fly Fishing” in Reno Nevada is Rob’s new adventure. The company has flourished in the Reno area for local guide trips, clinics and classes, private waters and it’s travel program.
In 2002, Rob met and partnered with long time Peacock Bass Outfitter Luis Brown of River Plate Anglers. Shortly thereafter while working for the Reno Fly Shop, Rob became a booking agent and a host for River Plate. Since then, fly fishing for Peacock Bass has grown by leaps and bounds and now fly fishermen are experiencing what conventional bass anglers have known for years…
Now Rob is heading up a new operation consisting of some long tie Peacock Bass hosts, guides and enthusiastic employees to send anglers to the best fly fishing destination for Peacock Bass in the world. The Xeruini River Preserve has hundreds of miles of water that only sees 4-8 weeks of anglers per year. Compare that to our nearest competitor who fishes a much smaller river for 6 months a year.
Rob Anderson has been sending anglers to the Amazon jungle in Brazil for over 15 years for one of the most exciting fly rod trips in the world. Rob has been designing flies, gear and new techniques that are on the cutting edge for fly fishing for Peacock Bass. Rob has helped anglers from all over the world make this one of the easiest trips to plan, execute and remember for a long time to come.