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Patagonia by the Seasons: When to Go?

Posted by yellowdog on Feb 12, 2019 10:56:00 AM

There are a lot of variables to consider when planning a fly fishing trip to Patagonia.  Among the most common - and arguably the most important - question is, "When is the very BEST time to go?" With a long fishing season that typically extends from early November all the way through April, there are of course seasonal transformations to be aware of when planning a trip. From eager, early-season eats and unpressured characteristics of the early season in November and December, to the abundant hatches brought during the warm summer months of January to mid-March, all the way through to to the fall streamer season of April, Patagonia offers something for every trout angler. While we realize that the “best time to go” can be subjective and largely based on specific schedules and windows of availability, we have nonetheless put together a general summary and reference guide to help you choose the best time for your visit to Patagonia.

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Topics: Freshwater Fly Fishing, Argentina, Chile

10 Frequently Asked Questions About Fly Fishing in Patagonia

Posted by yellowdog on Feb 4, 2019 10:44:13 AM

Thinking about planning a trip to Patagonia? Each and every week we field numerous enquiries from our clients and the following ten questions are ones that we identified as the most helpful as a good starting point for anyone interested in planning a trip to Patagonia.

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Topics: Freshwater Fly Fishing

2 Otherworldly Canada Fly-in Fishing Trips And Experiences

Posted by yellowdog on Nov 5, 2018 2:27:18 PM

Canada truly has something for every angler, from trout to steelhead to pike and salmon, the enormous country holds a variety of waters. Whether you want to target the powerful steelhead in British Columbia or fly fish for northern pike and lake trout on the lakes of Saskatchewan the reasons are endless why everyone should experience fly fishing in Canada. One of those many reasons includes almost the total lack of crowds where many times anglers can have entire stretches of river entirely to themselves. However, if you’re looking for an even more remote wilderness setting then a fly-in trip should be at the top of your list. We love fly-in destinations for a number of reasons. 

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Topics: Freshwater Fly Fishing

Early Season Fly Fishing in Alaska: Why Should you Go?

Posted by yellowdog on Oct 16, 2018 3:06:47 PM

Different times of the year means different fish and expectations on Alaska's rivers. Each season offers a different set of challenges but also aspects that make every trip to Alaska a memorable one.

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Topics: Freshwater Fly Fishing, Alaska

How to Prepare for a Fly Fishing Trip to Alaska

Posted by yellowdog on Sep 28, 2018 1:47:02 PM

Alaska has a seemingly endless number of rivers for anglers to explore. It’s no mystery why Alaska is on most people’s bucket lists with its astounding natural beauty and world-class fishing. However, for anyone taking a trip to the largest state in America should know what to expect and how to be best prepared to ensure a great trip.

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Topics: Freshwater Fly Fishing, Alaska

6 Popular Alaska Fish Species to Catch On The Fly

Posted by yellowdog on Sep 20, 2018 10:11:10 AM

Alaska hosts an array of different species of fish, which is one of many reasons why Alaska is so popular in fly fishing lore. Anglers can target all five species of Pacific salmon, steelhead, Northern pike, Arctic grayling, rainbow trout, and dolly varden on the fly. Each species has its own challenges that make casting to and hopefully catching them so much fun. In terms of diversity, fly fishing in Alaska has no lack of different fish to target. 

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Topics: Freshwater Fly Fishing, Alaska

Why Should You Experience Fly Fishing in Alaska?

Posted by yellowdog on Sep 13, 2018 3:04:48 PM

Alaska encompasses 371 million acres and has more landmass than Montana, California, and Texas combined. The sheer size of the 49th state is immense and in terms of fishable waters is even more staggering. It’s difficult to convey the caliber of just how good the fishing is in the Land of the Midnight Sun. Why would anyone travel to fly fish in Alaska when there’s the U.S. Rockies? Isn’t it a long way to travel for a week of fishing?

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Topics: Freshwater Fly Fishing, Alaska

Winter Steelhead Fly Fishing The Pacific Northwest

Posted by yellowdog on Sep 11, 2018 2:00:36 PM

Nowhere else in the United States are steelhead as deeply rooted in angling culture as the Pacific Northwest. Mention the Pacific Northwest in a circle of fly fishers and steelhead will inevitably poke their bright dime-colored heads into the conversation. Rivers such as the Rogue, Deschutes, Grande Ronde, Columbia, and Klickitat, to name just a few, have claimed notoriety for producing not only good numbers of steelhead, but large ones at that. And as western trout rivers begin sliding into winter month slumbers, for any angler looking to extend their fishing season then winter steelhead in the Pacific Northwest should be at the top of the list.

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Topics: Freshwater Fly Fishing

A Brief Guide To Steelhead Fishing in British Columbia

Posted by yellowdog on Aug 22, 2018 10:45:12 AM

British Columbia holds some of the finest freshwater fisheries in the world. Rivers such as the Skeena, Kalum, Copper, Kitimat, are world class and continually produce some of the largest freshwater fish found on earth including steelhead.

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Topics: Freshwater Fly Fishing

The Best Fall Fly Fishing Destinations and Trips

Posted by yellowdog on Aug 13, 2018 12:04:29 PM

Even as we write this article the sun is beginning to set noticeably earlier each day. The mornings, even though still warm, are slowly starting to take on the distant hints of fall. Sunshine breaks the late summer dawn with the crimson glows that suggest elk hunting is right around the corner. Clothes that have been stowed away since last bird season are being unpacked and dogs are starting to excite with the not too far-off retrieves. Fall also means fly fishing during, arguably, the best time of the year. As summer crowds return to careers and lives off the water, rivers are offered a bit of respite from the high-season traffic. And for anglers, the possibility of world-class rivers to themselves is enough to get anyone out of bed on a cold autumn morning. If you’re like us and enjoy brisk fall days on the river then you definitely want to check out the following destinations for your fall fly fishing adventure. Please note that this list is not exhaustive and of course there are some rivers missing. We’ll leave those up to you to discover! 

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Topics: Freshwater Fly Fishing