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4 Must-Visit Golden Dorado Fishing Destinations in Argentina

Posted by yellowdog on Jul 18, 2018 9:01:52 AM

Golden Dorado are often viewed as the apex predator fish in South America and despite their ferociousness, strength and brute power, they are exceptionally beautiful creatures to target on the fly. Fly fishing for golden dorado has grabbed the imagination of many anglers over the past decade and for good reason; they provide terrific sight fishing opportunities, incredibly aggressive strikes and acrobatic fights.

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Topics: Chile, Argentina, Freshwater Fly Fishing

Where Are The Best Wade Fishing Opportunities in Patagonia?

Posted by yellowdog on Jun 28, 2018 12:42:16 PM

Working with Yellow Dog means that we will always put you in a lodge that best fits your needs and preferences. Where some booking agencies are in the business of filling beds, we are in the business of selling experiences, and something that may work for one angler may not work for another. When it comes to fishing, we realize that not everyone enjoys sitting in a boat and  would rather walk and wade. We know one size doesn’t fit all so we’ve put together a short guide of Patagonia fly fishing trips perfect for walk and wade anglers.

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Topics: Argentina, Chile, Freshwater 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

7 Of The Best Couples Fly Fishing Destinations In Patagonia

Posted by yellowdog on May 7, 2018 1:20:25 PM

“How do I combine a fly fishing trip with a vacation that my non-angling significant other can also enjoy?” That is a question that we’re asked all the time here at Yellow Dog, as such we appreciate the challenge that many anglers face when balancing their fishing addictions with the vacation demands and desires of a significant other. If you’re trying to plan a trip where you combine great fishing with a “couples escape,” then the answer is “YES – We CAN make this happen!” We help hundreds of couples craft these types of packages and itineraries each year, and feel uniquely qualified to assist you in finding the destination that best suits you and your partners vacation needs.

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Topics: Freshwater Fly Fishing, Chile, Argentina

Fly Fishing Seasons in Patagonia: When Is The Best Time To Go?

Posted by yellowdog on May 3, 2018 2:38:42 PM

There’s a lot of variables to consider and questions to ask when planning a fly fishing trip to Patagonia.  Among the myriad of questions that we’re asked by clients the most common and, arguably, the most important question is “When is the ‘best’ time to go?” With a long six-month fishing season that extends from November through April, there are significant changes throughout the season to take into consideration and be aware of when planning a trip. From the eager eats on unpressured waters in November and December, through the abundant hatches brought on by the warm summer sun from January to mid-March, to the cool April rain showers that trigger fish to aggressively feed before the onset of the long winter, Patagonia has something for just about every trout angler. We realize that “best time to go” is subjective to specific travel preferences, trip expectations, and fishing goals, so we prepared this general summary and reference guide to help you choose the best time for you to plan your visit.

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Topics: Freshwater Fly Fishing, Argentina, Chile

8 Multi Day Float and Pack Fly Fishing Trips in the Western U.S. for Adventurous Anglers

Posted by yellowdog on Dec 14, 2017 3:19:16 PM

Not everyone wants a lodge experience. Some people enjoy the backcountry experience that fly fishing often provides. Some of Yellow Dog’s favorite destinations in the Rockies and Pacific Northwest are off the beaten path and offer guests the unique experience of overnighting on the water, and sometimes even require the use of horses to access remote backcountry stream, rivers, and lakes. Check out some of our favorite overnight float and pack trip options that are great for all members of the family.

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Topics: Freshwater Fly Fishing

Beyond the Salmonfly: 6 Other Montana Fly Fishing Hatches

Posted by yellowdog on Dec 12, 2017 12:00:00 AM

When anglers think about fly fishing Montana, more than likely at some point the salmonfly hatch will be brought up. The notoriety of Montana’s salmonfly hatch has grown to mythic proportions – and for a good reason, it’s absolutely incredible. Every angler should experience it at least once before they’re too old and have to hang up the gear. However, and not to downplay the spectacular salmonfly, Montana’s rivers host a handful of other phenomenal hatches.

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Topics: Freshwater Fly Fishing

5 Alaska Fly Fishing Rivers You Must Experience Before You Die

Posted by yellowdog on Dec 5, 2017 2:40:00 PM

Alaska is home to some of the finest fly fishing in the world. The wilderness settings paired with spectacular takes on the water make Alaska one of Yellow Dog's favorite destinations. Put these rivers at the top of your angling bucket list.

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Topics: Freshwater Fly Fishing, Alaska

Fly Fish Kamchatka with Yellow Dog Ambassador, Jako Lucas

Posted by yellowdog on Nov 20, 2017 10:01:21 AM

Yellow Dog ambassador, Jako Lucas will be hosting a trip to fly fish Kamchatka, Russia August 21st - September 3rd, 2018. The trip will be two parts. Guests can either sign up for both parts of the trip - the full two weeks - or sign up for a single week-long segment.  

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Topics: Freshwater Fly Fishing

What's It Like To Spend 7 Days Fly Fishing For Taimen In Mongolia

Posted by yellowdog on Nov 1, 2017 10:27:20 AM

This past September Jim Klug and Ian Davis traveled to Mongolia to fish for the largest salmonid on earth: taimen. The duo fished hard for seven days and left with not only some spectacular photos of monster taimen but also some perspectives on life, what it means to detach, unplug and recharge - and of course, some insider tips on catching big fish and what it takes to have a great trip to Mongolia. Ian gave us the backstage pass into the trip of a lifetime.

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Topics: Freshwater Fly Fishing