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5 Bahamas Lodges For The Budget Minded Traveler

Posted by yellowdog on Nov 27, 2017 2:09:13 PM

The Bahamas are a great location due to their convenience of travel from the United States. Keep in mind that although a lodge can be a great value, that doesn’t mean that they are all suited for beginner anglers. Taking a trip to the Bahamas doesn’t mean breaking the bank. You may sacrifice some of the frills of a higher end lodge, but don’t think that the fishing is any worse.  

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Topics: Saltwater Fly Fishing

Fly Fish Kamchatka with Yellow Dog Ambassador, Jako Lucas

Posted by yellowdog on Nov 20, 2017 10:01:21 AM

Yellow Dog ambassador, Jako Lucas will be hosting a trip to fly fish Kamchatka, Russia August 21st - September 3rd, 2018. The trip will be two parts. Guests can either sign up for both parts of the trip - the full two weeks - or sign up for a single week-long segment.  

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Topics: Freshwater Fly Fishing

Ultimate Guide: 12 Lodges With Ecotourism and Diving Programs

Posted by yellowdog on Nov 19, 2017 3:06:29 PM

Something that’s becoming popular and something that’s heard every day in the Yellow Dog office is the request from anglers looking for diving and ecotour options to complement their fishing. The Caribbean lodges offer incredible diving opportunities in the crystal-clear waters, and a handful of Yellow Dog lodges are located in, or nearby nature preserves.  For brevity’s sake, we’ll only focus on lodges in the Caribbean which includes Mexico, The Bahamas, and Belize.

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Topics: Saltwater Fly Fishing

5 High End Fly Fishing Lodges in The Bahamas Your Spouse Will Love

Posted by yellowdog on Nov 13, 2017 10:49:02 AM

Yellow Dog works with over 190 different lodges and outfitters across the world - we can cater to every skill level as well as price point. With so many options it can be a little overwhelming figuring out where to go and where to stay. However, one destination that’s a perpetual favorite is The Bahamas. The Caribbean vacation is logistically one of the easiest when it comes to booking flights and transfers and also offers some of the best flats fishing in the world. If you’re looking for a great fly fishing vacation with non-angling activities, The Bahamas is a place your spouse and your family will love. Check out these five high-end lodges perfect for a relaxing getaway.

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Topics: Saltwater Fly Fishing

4 Belize Fly Fishing Destinations With Excellent Ecotourism Options

Posted by yellowdog on Nov 6, 2017 4:31:25 PM

Belize offers some great options for families wanting to pursue fly fishing in addition to ecotourism programs. The small Caribbean country has access to some incredible saltwater fisheries and is home to beautiful, tropical wilderness. Ready for the next family vacation to Belize? Here are four great destinations we can help you with:

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Topics: Saltwater Fly Fishing

What's It Like To Spend 7 Days Fly Fishing For Taimen In Mongolia

Posted by yellowdog on Nov 1, 2017 10:27:20 AM

This past September Jim Klug and Ian Davis traveled to Mongolia to fish for the largest salmonid on earth: taimen. The duo fished hard for seven days and left with not only some spectacular photos of monster taimen but also some perspectives on life, what it means to detach, unplug and recharge - and of course, some insider tips on catching big fish and what it takes to have a great trip to Mongolia. Ian gave us the backstage pass into the trip of a lifetime.

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Topics: Freshwater Fly Fishing

An Inside Look at Fly Fishing For Taimen in Mongolia With Jako Lucas

Posted by yellowdog on Oct 30, 2017 5:13:52 PM

Jako Lucas is one of Yellow Dog's ambassadors, and he waves the blue and yellow flag wherever he's fly fishing in the world. Part of our two-part series on fly fishing for taimen in Mongolia, Jako was kind enough to give us the low-down. Taimen fishing in Mongolia is a bucket list item for every serious angler. This is an interview you don't want to miss. 

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Topics: Freshwater Fly Fishing, Yellow Dog Staff

Interview with Camille Egdorf: Yellow Dog's First Hosted Women's Fly Fishing Trip

Posted by yellowdog on Oct 25, 2017 2:24:14 PM

Yellow Dog’s Camille Egdorf is a veteran of the fly fishing industry and is the director of the Alaska, Christmas Island, and Kamchatka programs. Maybe you’ve seen her in Confluence Film’s Providence, holding the first-place trophy at the GoPro Games, or fishing her way through Alaska. Even though her list of accomplishments and fishing destinations is long, there’s one place she hasn’t been yet: Belize. Not only is it her first time to Belize fly fishing, but she’s also holding a monumental trip for Yellow Dog - it’s our first hosted  all-women’s fly fishing trip. 

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Topics: Yellow Dog Staff

5 Recommended Tarpon Flies For Belize From Cameron Davenport

Posted by yellowdog on Oct 24, 2017 3:48:46 PM

Cameron Davenport is Yellow Dog’s Belize program coordinator and has spent almost five years living and guiding in the Central American waters. The Belize fall and winter season is just now getting into full swing. Here's a list Cameron's favorite tarpon flies for Belize - but of course he wouldn't divulge his secret weapons - some things are taken to the grave.

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Topics: Saltwater Fly Fishing, Yellow Dog Staff

Beginner Trip Series: North America Fly Fishing Trips For Beginners

Posted by yellowdog on Oct 23, 2017 4:24:31 PM

We recently touched on some of our favorite operations for novice fly anglers looking to go on their first saltwater fishing trip. Very similar to prospecting for saltwater fly fishing lodges, when looking for freshwater destinations, there are several important factors to keep in mind.  Is the fishing technical? Is it mostly wading or floating? Are the fish spooky or aggressive? And lastly, but perhaps the most important – how is the lodge and operation? Are the guides friendly and forgiving? Yellow Dog offers a handful of trip options for beginners, so check out some of these:

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Topics: Freshwater Fly Fishing