Give the Gift of Fish: Trips for The Angler in Your Life

Posted by yellowdog on 12/3/19 1:13 PM

The angler in your life loves to fish—they talk about it often. But do you know they might also love to travel to fish? Perhaps they often talk about someplace far-away filled with remote waters, big fish, and excellent guides?  Or maybe they dream of catching a certain species? A Giant Trevally, a bonefish, a Golden Dorado, or a wild rainbow trout?

Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures is here to make you a holiday super-star. This season give the angler in your life what they really want: The Gift of Fish. Here is our guide to making sure you look great this holiday season by giving the best gift ever.

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Topics: Freshwater Fly Fishing, Saltwater Fly Fishing

NEW WAYPOINTS Podcast TODAY! Fishing Travel, Adventure, and Exploration

Posted by yellowdog on 12/2/19 6:45 PM

Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures is pleased to announce the launch of a new podcast program that is 100% dedicated to fishing travel, adventure, and exploration - a regular series created for those that fish, and for those that travel to fish. Each episode will dive into the what, why, where, and how of destination angling, discussing relevant topics and breaking down the issues that matter to those who travel and fish.

The new WAYPOINTS podcast is currently available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play, and Stitcher, as well as on the Yellow Dog website under the "Media" section in the main menu. Listeners can sign up to receive notifications of new podcast episodes, which will be released on a weekly basis.

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Topics: Freshwater Fly Fishing, Tips and Tricks, Saltwater Fly Fishing

5 top Sea-Run brown Trout Destinations in Argentina

Posted by yellowdog on 12/2/19 11:20 AM

The southern tip of Argentina is home to windswept and scoured plains, mossy forests and saturated bogs, and a river system that harbors the world's largest sea-run brown trout. It is here where anglers willing to make the long journey and fish through some demanding conditions can be rewarded with the trout of a lifetime. 

The name, Tierra del Feugo, was given by Europeans who when they first sailed nearby saw the many fires of the area's indigenous inhabitants. This name is appropriate because this area is rugged and isolated: a perfect recipe for producing massive trout. Here are our 5 Top Sea-Run Brown Trout Destinations in "The Land of Fire."

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Topics: Freshwater Fly Fishing

Yellow Dog’s Thankful List: Why We Are Thankful For Fly Fishing Travel

Posted by yellowdog on 11/25/19 6:00 AM

As the calendar changed from Halloween to November, in many stores pumpkins came down and Christmas trees came up. The holiday spirit is wonderful, but in the rush to start counting down shopping days ‘til Christmas, the ideals of Thanksgiving can be lost in the hype of Black Friday, Shop Small Saturday, and by trying to squeeze it all in before the holiday bumrush begins.

Because we travel the world for a living, we understand the importance of getting away—but traveling to fish is not only a great respite, it is a unique way we can learn about ourselves, family, friends, and other places in the world. Here is Yellow Dog’s List of Why We Are Thankful For Fly Fishing Travel.

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Topics: Freshwater Fly Fishing, Saltwater Fly Fishing

Spring Break Fly Fishing Trips: Top Destinations for Anglers and Non-Anglers

Posted by yellowdog on 11/19/19 1:29 PM

By late winter many of us feel the need for sunshine, sand in our toes, and a tailing fish or two on a saltwater flat. A trip is even better if the experience can be shared with non-angling companions.

With two decades of experience planning trips for the spring break season, we know plenty of tricks and tips to help you choose, plan, and enjoy a great spring break trip. From knowing which lodge to choose if you have young kids or where to venture if you want nightlife and plenty of dining options, here are our 8 Top Destinations for Anglers and their Non-Angling Companions.

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Topics: Saltwater Fly Fishing

Introducing Your Kids to Fly Fishing: Do it right

Posted by yellowdog on 11/19/19 11:51 AM

Do you want to have an activity that you and your kids can do together?

Maybe you simply just want your son or daughter to get outdoors, or you're planning a family trip? We've had many families plan fly fishing vacations with their children in the past, including this family whose son scored a grand slam!

Ready to get started? Let's go!

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Topics: Other

7 Reasons A New Zealand fly fishing trip is Easier Than You Think

Posted by yellowdog on 11/15/19 12:40 PM

October 10, 1867 is a significant date for New Zealand anglers. On this day the first live trout hatched near Christchurch. Fast forward to the present and those small fingerlings are responsible for a destination fishery with plenty of trophy-sized fish in a land full of splendor.

Matching the beauty of much of New Zealand is the aura of fly fishing there—it just seems grander than anything in the lower 48. But don’t let the distance or mystique of angling in New Zealand think it is a destination only reserved for the intrepid. In fact, a New Zealand fly fishing trip is a lot easier than you think. Here are 7 Reasons A New Zealand Fly Fishing Trip is Easier Than You Think. 

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Topics: Freshwater Fly Fishing, New Zealand

5 Reasons To Consider a Jungle Fly Fishing Trip

Posted by yellowdog on 11/5/19 4:26 PM

For many of us, our first fly fishing experience may have been small trout on a clear mountain stream or bass on a farm pond. When we made those first errant casts as a neophyte angler, few us had visions of Golden Dorado or African tigerfish leaping from mysterious jungle waters. With a new frontier of fly fishing emerging--fly fishing exotic locations throughout the world---there is a now an experience as special as your first time fly fishing.

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Topics: Freshwater Fly Fishing

The Ultimate Guide to Fly Fishing for Golden Dorado

Posted by yellowdog on 10/30/19 9:10 AM

Angling for golden dorado has been popular for South American anglers for decades. Pursuing dorado with a fly rod is relatively new and gaining in popularity amongst traveling anglers.

Using our world-wide fly-fishing travel experience, we’ve found these outfitters and their fishing destinations. Our golden dorado locations are on waters suitable for fly anglers and offer a unique choice of solitude, easily accessible waters, remote waters, wade fishing, and boat fishing.  Every year more and more is learned in understanding these predatory fish, their behavior, their migration, their food source, and which fly patterns and methods produce.

Getting to waters golden dorado call home involves some serious logistics and a sense of adventure. Reasonably proficient casting and fishing skills are essential. And a blend of saltwater and freshwater angling gear is required. For anglers willing to put in the effort, the rewards are an exciting new fly-fishing travel experience.

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Topics: Fly Fishing Gear

Enhance Your Fly Fishing Travel and stay connected With WhatsApp Messenger

Posted by yellowdog on 10/29/19 1:14 PM

During any week of the year members of our Yellow Dog team are fishing in a country other than the United States. Cell phones have made it easier to communicate on a regular basis, but what does the traveling angler do when they want to stay in touch.

Because we are always looking for ways to enhance the experience of traveling anglers, many of us here at Yellow Dog use WhatsApp. You should too. Of the 195 countries in the world, only 25 of them do not have WhatsApp as the market leading messaging service.

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Topics: Freshwater Fly Fishing, Saltwater Fly Fishing

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