Visit the ALEKA booth at The Fly Fishing Show in Lancaster, PA this weekend! (ALEKA BOOTH F10-11) ALEKA will be presenting our existing range of products PLUS three new rod series for 2014! If you plan on attending, we would love to meet you in person! The show runs March 1st and 2nd. Show Hours: Sat 9 - 6:00; Sun 9 - 4:30 Location is the Lancaster County Convention Center, links to more detail below.

Posted in ALEKA News on 02/26/2014

Aleka Sports LLC is pleased to announce that Rick Nyles and Nick Raftas have joined the ALEKA Pro Team. John Openshaw, ALEKA CEO commented, “It is with great excitement that we have teamed up with Rick and Nick. Both hol...d tremendous product knowledge and a wealth of experience fishing the waters of Pennsylvania and Montana.” Meet the ALEKA Pro Team Rick Nyles - ALEKA Pro Team With over 35 years fly fishing experience Rick has been providing guide services along with educational classes since 1999. Sky Blue Outfitters has emerged as one of the most comprehensive guide services found in Pennsylvania. Along with day trips, Sky Blue Outfitters also specializes in overnight destination trips to the best waters in Pennsylvania. These are all inclusive trips, which include lodging, food and guiding on Penn’s Creek, Spring Creek, Lehigh River and Delaware River. Not limited to trout, Sky Blue Outfitters has expanded their offering to include drift boat trips for bass and carp. Over the years, Rick developed a simple way of tying with CDC (Cul de Canard) feather to create effective dry fly patterns to catch big trout.

Posted in ALEKA News on 02/07/2014

Nick Raftas has been fly fishing for over 25 years on the legendary blue ribbon trout streams of Pennsylvania: The Letort, Big Spring, Penn’s Creek, Spring Creek, the Little Juniata and countless others. In 2...012, Nick joined Sky Blue Outfitters as a guide and has helped to expand the business into targeting carp, bass and muskie with a drift boat. Nick has also assisted in hosting trips with Sky Blue Outfitters to The Upper Delaware River and the famed rivers of Missoula Montana. Nick was featured in Field and Stream Magazine, on a segment that focused on fall fishing tactics for large trout as well as Field and Stream’s Hook Shots in a video that focused on different methods of targeting carp. Nick is also an avid fly tyer and has developed several patterns ranging from large streamers and trout flies to carp flies.

Posted in ALEKA News on 02/07/2014