Indicative of their omnivorous tastes for fly fishing and travel, from Stephan Dombaj and the rest of the team at Fly Fishing Nation comes not one, not two, but six playlists depending on your location or mood. From classical to party vibes and heavy metal, best you buckle up.


  1. Monster fish lost in time and space…

Mood muzak for the ones that got away and continue to haunt you.

Are you Satisfied? – Reignwolf

Hardcore – Reignwolf

Big Sky Theory – Dozer

Icky Thump – The White Stripes

Your Kisses Burn Like Fire – The Picturebooks

Superblues – little hurricane

Mother – Danzig

Show Me Ho To Live – Audioslave

Burn the Witch – Queens Of The Stoneage

Bad Motherfucker – Big Cock

Fall To Pieces – Velvet Revolver

Elefanta – JIRM

American Funeral – Joseph Angel




  1. 50/50 on the streets – 69 in the sheets.

You wanna get closer to the single mum girls in camp but your guide shack looks rank? Let the music do the job…

Redbone – Childish Gambino

Black Milk – Massive Attack

Nights in White Satin – The Moody Blues

Too late, all gone – How to Destroy Angels

Inside My Love – Minnie Riperton

I got Love – Nate Dogg

Stroker Ace – Lovage

Look at That Ass – Marc Rebillet

Seedy Films – Soft Cell

Community Property – Steel Panther

Like A Drug – Queens of the Stoneage

Never Met a Girl Like You – The Insects

At a medium pace – Adam Sandler



  1. The Mexican Permit High

Shamanic Peyote trips in a Quintana Roo retreat with Silicon Valley Yuppies; Tantric ancestral healing session with hot Yoga; afternoon walks on the beach with a cold crispy one; big nights out with the mob; cold sweats the morning after on the way to the permit flats and victorious rides back to the lodge…

Colibria – Nicola Cruz

Papi Pacify – FKA Twigs


Weird Dark Things – Bronze Whale

Búho – Mr.Bleat

Gimme All Your Love – Alabama Shakes

Inversions – Nicola Cruz, Uji

Magia Negra – Mr. Bleat

Sin Ver – Andrea Lacoste

Nadie Va – Elsa y Elmar

Alarm – Boys Noize

Pacific Coast Highway – Kavinsky

I Just Want You To Know – Sldghmr

Open The Gates – Sldghmr

Spoiler – Hyper

Passenger – Deftones



  1. Gringo Gauchos In Patagonia

All my gringo and gringa guides in South America will feel me on this one.

Insect Eyes – Devendra Banhart

Canción Para un Niño En La Calle – Mercedes Sosa, Rene Perez

Hotel California – Eagles

Dream On – Aerosmith

Buenas Tardes Amigo – Ween

Fall Of The House Of Death – Marilyn Manson

California Dreamin’ – José Feliciano

Balada Del Diablo y La Muerte – La Renga

De Música Ligera – Soda Stereo

Maldito duende – Heroes Del Silencio

Aquí – La Ley




  1. Highmile

Stephan Dombaj is a Euro-dude through and through… this is his deep focus playlist for Trans-Atlantic journeys.

On The Nature Of Daylight – Max Richter, Lorenz Dangel

Nisi Dominus, RV 608 Cum dederit – Antonio Vivaldi, Andreas Scholl

Piano Quartet in A Minor (1876) – Gustav Mahler

Symphony No.3 in F Major, Op.90: III. Poco allegretto – Johannes Brahms

Turandot / Act.1: Non Piangere Liù – Giancamo Puccini/Luciano Pavarotti

Tosca/ Act. 3 E Lucevan le Stelle – Giancamo Puccini/Luciano Pavarotti

Ave Maria. D.839 – Franz Schubert

Ghosts in the Brazos – Slow Meadow

Sonata No.14 “Moonlight In C-Sharp minor Op: 27 No.2 – Ludwig can Beethoven, Paul Lewis

Adagio for Strings Op. 11a – Samuel Barber




  1. 10 Shades of Metal

If mellowing out is not an option, you have to feed the Yin “Ora pro nobis peccatoribus” (Pray for us sinners).

Puritania – Dimmu Borgir

Scapegoat – The Agony Scene

Are You Dead Yet – Children Of Bodom

I Will Be Heard – Hatebreed

Destroyer of Worlds – Bathory

Duality – Slipknot

Du Hast – Rammstein

Dragula – Rod Zombie

The Only – Static X

Toxicity – System Of A Down

Symphony Of Destruction – Megadeth



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