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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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

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

Posted by yellowdog on Jul 10, 2019 1:33:48 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 Jul 9, 2019 3:45:51 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

Second Half of The Year Planner: Trips for Adventurous Anglers

Posted by yellowdog on Jul 8, 2019 3:43:13 PM

Our experienced Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures team travels the world year-round pursuing the next great fly-fishing adventure. As talk of planning for late-summer and fall trips begin, the consensus throughout our staff is that the second half of the year can be a great time for a fly-fishing trip. Broken down by month, here are some ideal destinations for a unique late-summer or fall season fly fishing adventure. 

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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 Jul 5, 2019 12:12:26 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 Jul 1, 2019 2:54:01 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

How To Prepare For a Fly Fishing Trip to Kamchatka

Posted by yellowdog on Jun 25, 2019 3:51:08 PM

About Kamchatka

Wild rivers, large and native rainbow trout, and a fly-fishing adventure of true exploration. This is the Kamchatka that Yellow Dog has experienced for numerous years. Our Kamchatka fly fishing outfitters have identified a carefully selected array of watersheds—some of them are the most remote and untouched native rainbow trout waters on earth and others are carefully rested and rotated by our experienced outfitters.

Because of this, the large surface-feeding trout in Kamchatka grow big and hungry.

Kamchatka, larger in landmass than California, is home to valleys backdropped with volcanoes, mountains topped with snow, native birch forests, and beautiful wildlife. With a cap on the number of anglers on each trip, a trip to Kamchatka is legendary on many levels.
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Topics: Freshwater Fly Fishing

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