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

Posted by yellowdog on 7/30/19 3:23 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 7/29/19 3:12 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 7/24/19 9:57 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 7/19/19 2:51 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 7/18/19 10:16 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 7/17/19 11:55 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 7/15/19 11:37 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 7/15/19 11:20 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

Fly Fishing Travel Done with a Conscience: Being a Responsible Traveling Angler

Posted by yellowdog on 7/10/19 1:33 PM

Gustave Flaubert wrote “travel makes one modest, you see what a tiny place you occupy in the world” and Henry David Thoreau penned “Many men fish all their lives without ever realizing that it is not the fish they are after.”

As new angling frontiers are discovered and traveling the world becomes logistically easier each year, the need to be a conscientious angler is as important as improving your double haul. Through nearly twenty years of booking fly fishing travel around the globe, we’ve learned a thing or two about traveling with a conscience.

Consider Destinations that Give Back through our Yellow Dog Conservation and Community Foundation’s Matching Funds program.
The Yellow Dog Community and Conservation Foundation (YDCCF) works to enhance communities, build partnerships and support conservation in places where great fishing is found. We achieve this by providing targeted grants to directly support priority conservation needs, vital community projects, and educational efforts in international angling destinations.

The Foundation also provides support for certain events and builds partnerships to leverage funding for specific projects and impact.

Our In-Depth Travel Team Has Personally Vetted Each Destination for Safety
Common sense rules the roost when it comes to safety when traveling to new and distant locations. Every Yellow Dog destination is safe for all types of travelers—single adults, families, and groups—and with our detailed pre-trip information you can enjoy a safe and uneventful trip.

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Fly Fishing Value Trips – How to Get the Most Bang for Your Buck

Posted by yellowdog on 7/9/19 3:45 PM

With over fifty destinations throughout the world, Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures has a fly-fishing trip to suit your needs and budget. A trip on a live-aboard mothership to a remote Indian Ocean atoll may be on your wish list, but, may not be a reality. Just because a mothership experience may not be in your budget—and it very well could be if you take a last-minute trip—we offer a wide-range of trip specials and last-minute trips, and with our experience can assist with booking the best air travel deals.

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Topics: Freshwater Fly Fishing, Saltwater Fly Fishing

Australia’s Baker’s Dozen: The Best Species to Target with a Fly Rod

Posted by yellowdog on 7/5/19 12:12 PM

Australia is home to over 4,000 marine species, many of them large, aggressive, and just downright fun to catch on a fly rod. With many of these species native to Australia, or “OZ” as Aussie’s call their home country, Australia is a year-round destination for anglers seeking a range of salt- and fresh-water angling opportunities and desiring a wide range of amenities and experiences.

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Fly Fishing for Roosterfish: Tactics, Flies, and Gear

Posted by yellowdog on 7/1/19 2:54 PM

Fly Fishing for Roosterfish: Tactics, Flies, and Gear

Saltwater fly fishing can take you to some beautiful places. With its beaches framed by bluffs and cliffs, Mexico’s Baja region is one of these places. For anglers aware of the thrill of fly fishing for rooster fish, this region has been known for years. But for anyone seeking a new angling adventure—one that can involve fast-paced action and accurate casts in pursuit of trophy-sized fish, a fly fishing trip for rooster fish may be the next angling adventure.

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Topics: Saltwater Fly Fishing

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