A Brief Overview of Fly Fishing for Billfish in Guatemala

Posted by yellowdog on Jun 27, 2018 2:07:30 PM

While Guatemala may be known for its volcanoes, thick jungles, and a variety of wildlife, it is also known as one of the best bill fisheries in the world, and rightfully so. The blue water fishery in Guatemala is healthy due to the Equatorial Counter Current that creates a “billfish highway.” This current was created over millions of year by a plate shift that is now a cliff and a couple thousand feet deep just 40 miles off the coast. Food and fish are very present in this region of the Pacific. With fishermen displaying world class numbers daily, this complex and diverse fishery is highly regarded as one of, if not the best, in the world.

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Topics: Saltwater Fly Fishing

8 Of Our Favorite Kamchatka Fly Fishing Rivers

Posted by yellowdog on Jun 20, 2018 3:15:05 PM

The Kamchatka peninsula in Russia hosts some of the best rivers in the world. The rivers are defined by their crystal-clear waters, spectacular hatches, and big healthy rainbow trout. A handful of rivers found in this wild and rugged place are truly world-class; collectively in a league of their own.

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Topics: Freshwater Fly Fishing

3 New And Innovative Bonefish Flies For Christmas Island

Posted by yellowdog on Jun 19, 2018 11:21:03 AM

Christmas Island is one of the more diverse saltwater destinations on this planet, offering you bonefish, triggerfish, bluefin, yellow fin and giant trevally. With a numerous amount of species to fish for, packing your fly boxes may be a bit overwhelming. We put together a list of flies that are deadly for feeding bonefish in all saltwater destinations, especially Christmas Island. Everyone has heard of and fished the usual shrimp and crab patterns. We did some research to give you a couple of flies that are tied with creativity, functionality, and style in mind.

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Topics: Saltwater Fly Fishing

A Look Into Fly Fishing The Bay Islands of Honduras

Posted by yellowdog on Jun 18, 2018 12:33:56 PM

When you think of Honduras, generally speaking, fly fishing is not the first thing to come to mind. However, that’s changing as more and more anglers experience the terrific fishing. The country itself is breathtakingly beautiful and the government goes to appropriate lengths to protect that beauty with biosphere reserves, national parks, and wildlife refuges. The natural treasures don’t stop at the mainland though - just off the northern coast of Honduras lies the Bay Islands, the crown jewel of Honduras fly fishing.

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Topics: Saltwater Fly Fishing

Coming Prepared With The Right Saltwater Flats Clothing

Posted by yellowdog on Jun 13, 2018 11:12:27 AM

Saltwater fishing presents a number of challenges. In a lot of ways, it’s the pinnacle of fly fishing where skill and luck converge where a poorly presented fly or a loud thud of a foot hitting the hull of a boat could result in spooked fish. Polling all day on the flats and then losing your opportunity at a fish in a split second is frustrating. The key is to manage the things you can control. You can’t control the weather, but one thing that should be dialed for every trip to the flats is your clothing. Well selected clothing not only increases your chances at fish, but also protects you from the elements. 

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Topics: Saltwater Fly Fishing

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