Juvenile vs. Migratory Tarpon Fly Fishing Guide

Posted by yellowdog on 12/20/18 12:23 PM

It’s no secret that tarpon are one of of the most sought after gamefish on the planet. This is probably due to their shear strength, their size - an adult tarpon can reach upwards of 200 pounds! - a reel-wrenching fight that could take you to your backing multiple times, and the reward that comes from actually bringing one of these beautiful prehistoric creatures to hand. Tarpon are the ultimate fish for the saltwater fly fisherman. However, what many anglers fail to realize is that tarpon come in two varieties: juvenile or babies, and then the big migratory tarpon that rightly take the title of ‘trophy.’ No matter the size or age of a tarpon, the fish still delivers everything that an angler would ever want.

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Topics: Saltwater Fly Fishing

The Top Flies for Alaska: What You Should Have In Your Fly Box

Posted by yellowdog on 12/12/18 9:41 AM

Alaska is one of our favorite destinations for a number of reasons. Aside from the world class fishing - home to everything from rainbow trout to salmon - the Alaska experience includes fly-outs over beautiful wilderness to remote fisheries where chances of seeing some of the local wildlife is very good. To make sure you get the most out of your trip, a little preparation is highly advised. Knowing what flies to pack for which species is essential and valuable for any trip. Remember though that if you are unable to bring your own, more than likely, guides will have the correct flies. 

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Topics: Alaska

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