Fly Fishing for Trout: What Makes a Great Grasshopper Pattern

Posted by yellowdog on Aug 5, 2019 8:38:46 PM

Whether your fly-fishing trip is on the Madison or Henry’s Fork or to Patagonia, Canada or Kamchatka, it is likely you may cast a grasshopper or cricket in hopes of bringing a large trout to the surface.

Here at our Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures headquarters in Bozeman, Montana it is time to start thinking about fishing grashoppers on our local waters. But a trout in Montana is similar to a trout in Patagonia or Kamchakta so an understanding of fishing a grasshopper pattern is important…and just plain fun.

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Topics: Freshwater Fly Fishing

Tierra Del Fuego: Fly Fishing & Lodging Options

Posted by yellowdog on Aug 1, 2019 3:40:36 PM

Region Facts

Target Species: Sea-run brown trout

Season: January – April

Major Fisheries: Rio Grande

Non-Angling Area Activities: Hiking, birdwatching, boat tours of the Beagle Channel, and visits to nearby penguin colonies

Closest Major Air Hubs: Rio Grande (RGA) and Ushuaia (USH)

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Topics: Freshwater Fly Fishing, Argentina

Tasmania: When to fish and how to understand the Angling Seasons

Posted by yellowdog on Jul 30, 2019 3:23:01 PM

South of the Land Down Under, Tasmania is an exciting destination now offered to Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures’ anglers. Home to abundant lakes, rivers, and creeks, Tasmania has thriving populations of wild trout in a backcountry setting. A fishing trip to Tasmania requires local knowledge and an understanding of the angling seasons. At Yellow Dog, we have both.

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Topics: Freshwater Fly Fishing

6 Unique Float Fishing Destinations in Patagonia

Posted by yellowdog on Jul 29, 2019 3:12:31 PM

Patagonia, be it Argentina or Chile, is a land of varied landscapes, inviting cultures and grandiose fly-fishing opportunities. If you’re considering a fly-fishing trip to Patagonia or making a return trip, we are in the business of selling experiences, and realize that while something that may work for one angler may not work for another. When it comes to fishing, we understand that not everyone enjoys the same type or style of fishing—some anglers like head-hunting to rising trout while others enjoy casting streamers in hopes of an ambush strike.

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Topics: Argentina, Chile

7 Bits of Advice to Plan a Destination Fly Fishing Trip Right

Posted by yellowdog on Jul 24, 2019 9:57:54 AM

Whether you live in Wyoming and travel to the saltwater flats for a fly fishing trip; live in Brooklyn and are headed on a guided Montana fly fishing trip; live in Los Angeles and off to fly fish New Zealand; or in London and venturing off for some fly fishing in the Seychelles, destination fly fishing travel is full of adventure…and at Yellow Dog we take pride in ensuring it's safe and fun.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks

Central Patagonia, Chile: Aysen Regional Description

Posted by yellowdog on Jul 19, 2019 2:51:04 PM

Region Facts 

Target Species:  Rainbow, brown and brook trout 

Season:  November – April 

Major Fisheries: Simpson, La Paloma, Mañihuales, Aysen, MegoteEmperador Guillermo, Nirehuao 

Non-Angling Area Activities: Condor viewing, hiking, mountain biking 

Closest Major Air Hubs: Balmaceda (BBA) 

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Topics: Chile

How To Pick The Best Fly Fishing Destination in The Bahamas

Posted by yellowdog on Jul 18, 2019 10:16:33 AM

Bonefish, mon! The Bahamas is known as the bonefish capital of the world. Throughout the islands of the Bahamas, lies a network of pristine water and a gigantic network of unspoiled flats. Amongst these islands are some of the planet’s most talented, knowledge-able and hard-working fishing guides. Primarily a bonefish destination, many of the islands and their surrounding flats, are also home to tarpon and permit, along with barracuda, sharks, mutton snapper, mangrove snapper and jack crevalle.

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Topics: Saltwater Fly Fishing

An In-Depth Guide to Fly Fishing For Giant Trevally

Posted by yellowdog on Jul 17, 2019 11:55:42 AM

If a perfect saltwater fly fishing species were to be created, a Giant Trevally, also called GT’s or Geets, could top the list. GT’s are aggressive, fast and powerful and willing to eat a well-presented fly. Stalking, casting to, fighting and landing one of these fish is an angling accomplishment. Fortunately, with our angling adventures and expertise, a Geet on a fly is attainable. Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures is proud to offer a wide selection of Giant Trevally fly-fishing trips at unique destinations around the globe.

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The Pros and Cons of a Hosted Fly Fishing Trip

Posted by yellowdog on Jul 15, 2019 11:37:03 AM

Before the internet made researching far-off fly-fishing destinations accessible from your living room, many of fly fishing’s intrepid travelers utilized hosted trips. Today, with our in-depth knowledge of angling destinations across the globe, anglers wishing to discover new destinations can rely on our team of expertise and choose to travel without a host.

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Topics: Yellow Dog Staff

Discover the World’s Best Bluewater and Offshore Fly Fishing

Posted by yellowdog on Jul 15, 2019 11:20:34 AM

Bluewater and offshore fly fishing are growing in popularity. And for good reason—the destinations offer quality accommodations and amenities, more than ever before guides and charter boat captains can accommodate fly anglers, and most importantly many bluewater and offshore species will crush a well-presented fly. With nearly two decades of experience fly fishing the world, Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures offers bluewater and offshore programs on three continents.

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Topics: Saltwater Fly Fishing

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