The Top 5 Bahamas Bonefish Flies from Doug McKnight

Posted by yellowdog on Oct 3, 2017 11:26:52 AM

With fall destinations like the Bahamas, Belize, Cuba, and Mexico just around the corner, it’s important to know what flies fish are taking, and where.  Doug McKnight is Yellow Dog's Bahamas and Honduras program director and has fly fished extensively for bonefish throughout the Bahamas. A commercial fly tier, McKnight is well-known for his extraordinary fly tying capabilities and designing patterns that fish simply cannot resist. He was kind enough to share the five flies every bonefish angler should have in the Bahamas:  

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Topics: Saltwater Fly Fishing, Yellow Dog Staff

Team Yellow Dog: Our Favorite Flies

Posted by yellowdog on Jul 7, 2017 7:56:00 AM

OUR ESSENTIAL PATTERNS

Tom Melvin, Director of Sales and Program Director for Iceland and Kamchatka
Any leech pattern or simple marabou streamer for freshwater, Gotcha’s and simple baitfish patterns for the salt. Any bug that Dougy Fresh churns off the vise is always going to be a winner.   

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Topics: Yellow Dog Staff

Christmas Island Fly Fishing 101 With Camille Egdorf

Posted by Mike Greener on Jul 6, 2017 10:36:17 AM

Located in the remote South Pacific equidistant between Hawaii and New Zealand sits Kiritimati Island - the largest atoll in the world.. Known to anglers as Christmas Island, the untouched chain of islands is a popular destination for anglers seeking a multitude of species including bonefish, giant trevally, triggerfish, blue fin trevally and milkfish.

Camille Egdorf, Director of Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures Christmas Island program explains why this remote fishery is so sought after. 

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Topics: Saltwater Fly Fishing, Yellow Dog Staff

Great Travel Reads For Your Next Fly Fishing Adventure

Posted by Mike Greener on Jun 30, 2017 10:57:40 AM

Here at Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures we spend a lot of time traveling to destinations all over the planet. Over the years of consistently living out of suitcases and hunting for the strongest cup of airport terminal coffee, we have experienced our fair share of layovers in airports. Needless to say, there have been countless opportunities to dive into a good book to pass the time and read up on interesting stories recommended to us by our friends. The never-ending pursuit to check off novels from our own long, personal reading lists. Always opting for literature rather than surfing the internet, we’ve amassed plenty of exceptional fly fishing books to read on a plane that entertain, inform and inspire us during our travels.

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Topics: Yellow Dog Staff, Other

Camille Egdorf Wins The GoPro Mountain Games Costa 2 Fly X-Stream Competition

Posted by Mike Greener on Jun 16, 2017 12:47:41 AM

Over this past weekend, the crew here at Yellow Dog Fly Fishing Adventures was happy to hear the fantastic news that our very own Camille Egdorf, Director of our Alaska and Christmas Island fishing programs, won first place in the 2 fly x-stream competition at this year’s event held in Vail, Colorado. We could not be more thrilled for her. 

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Topics: Yellow Dog Staff

The Ladies of Yellow Dog: 3 Things We Always Pack

Posted by Jess McGlothlin on May 30, 2017 11:54:45 AM

PACKING TIPS 

Many traveling anglers have the gear thing down. They know what to pack, how to pack it, and how best to ensure everything goes from point A to point B with minimum fuss. Gear basics are gear basics for a reason. 

But once you’re at your destination, often you find yourself reaching for some creature comforts. Those little things that make life a little more pleasant during long days on the water. We have a gang of travel-savvy ladies here in the office, and asked them what three pieces of gear they always remember to pack that — at first glance — might not be the most obvious. While these tips are geared toward lady anglers, guys… you might find some good tips here as well. Or, for bonus points, read through and pack some luxury items for your next trip with your girlfriend or spouse.  

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Topics: Yellow Dog Staff, Travel Essentials

Three Things We Pack: The Guys of Yellow Dog

Posted by Jess McGlothlin on May 30, 2017 11:54:25 AM

PACKING YELLOW DOG-STYLE

When we ran a piece several weeks ago about what unexpected things the ladies of Yellow Dog always pack for trips, it generated a volley of emails and comments — you wanted a guys’ version! Well, here we are: the goods the men in the office won’t leave home without (with a little bit of humor on the side). 

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Topics: Yellow Dog Staff, Travel Essentials