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A Typical Summer Day Fly Fishing in Louisiana

Posted by yellowdog on Oct 22, 2018 3:01:08 PM

There are many reasons why Louisiana is one of our favorite fisheries. Not only is it easy to get to, but the redfishing is second to none. Combine the excellent fishing with great people and good food and you have a recipe for a terrific vacation. Find out what it's like during a typical day fly fishing Louisiana's marshes!

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Louisiana's Best Kept Secret

Posted by yellowdog on Oct 15, 2018 9:31:06 AM

"For many years now, Louisiana has always been labeled as a “fall and winter fishery.” Because of that, the angling public has a false mindset that fishing is only good three to four months out of year. This results in the necessity to book very far in advance, lack of availability, and high chances of contending with volatile weather. And while the fall and winter months will always be great months to plan a redfish trip, there are local guides who fish the marsh 365 days a year that will show you that maybe the best kept secret is to go during the summer!

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H20 Bonefishing: Targeting Trophy Bonefish In The Bahamas During the Winter Season

Posted by yellowdog on Oct 10, 2018 12:14:34 PM

The Bahamas are one of Yellow Dog’s most popular destinations. Between the ease of travel, the terrific fishing, and the number of lodges ranging from economical to lavish, fly fishing The Bahamas have been a perpetual favorite of Yellow Dog anglers. The islands are best known among fly fishing circles for the bonefishing opportunities and with over 500 miles of pristine crystalline flats the possibilities to pursue bonefish are seemingly endless. 

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Sight Fishing Opportunities For Tarpon in Belize

Posted by yellowdog on Oct 3, 2018 9:27:50 AM

Few aspects of fly fishing compare to the experience of casting to fish you can actually  see. As opposed to blind casting, sight fishing allows for an exciting and incredibly visual experience. Watching a big tarpon cruising across the flats or blue water and then delivering a fly to it and watching it eat is about as exciting as it comes. Watching a fish move to eat your fly, all while keeping your cool, and seeing the take is what makes the entire experience just so incredibly rewarding and addicting.

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Fall Edition: Yellow Dog's Must-Visit Saltwater Fly Fishing Destinations

Posted by yellowdog on Sep 5, 2018 10:30:00 AM

With fall hanging in the air, kids heading back to school, and temperatures beginning to drop, it’s only natural to find yourself daydreaming about the next saltwater adventure. Now is the time to start planning saltwater trips! Prime weeks and dates are still available!

Working with Yellow Dog gives you access to a team of experienced and dedicated professionals that provide assistance every step of the way, including finding a location that fits your needs, booking plane tickets, securing the very best guides, reviewing pre-trip itineraries, and following up with post trip reports. We pride ourselves on finding a destination that caters to your specific preferences.         

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The Top Flies For Ascension Bay: What You Need To Bring

Posted by yellowdog on Aug 24, 2018 3:39:06 PM

Mexico’s Ascension Bay is known the world over and is certainly one of the most diverse flats fisheries in the Caribbean. The enormous bay sits roughly 90 miles south of Cancun making it a convenient destination for any traveling angler. And due to strict regulations placed on commercial fishing the bay has been able to sustain the numbers of anglers while also retaining healthy numbers of fish. Between the convenience of travel and the terrific fishing, Ascension Bay with its lodges and operations perpetually makes our favorites list.

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Jeff Currier on Fly Fishing for Blue Marlin in Costa Rica

Posted by yellowdog on Aug 20, 2018 8:49:01 AM

Yellow Dog Ambassador Jeff Currier recently returned from Costa Rica on a mission to catch a blue marlin on a fly rod. He’s caught over 325 fish species in over 50 countries on the fly but blue marlin was always one that escaped him. We had the chance to ask Jeff some questions about his Costa Rica trip and his pursuit of the blue marlin.

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Fly Fishing for Double Digit Bonefish in the Cook Islands

Posted by yellowdog on Jul 6, 2018 12:02:43 PM

Aitutaki is a part of the Cook Islands in the South Pacific and has only a population of a little over 2,000. This is the corner of the earth where crystal-clear waters and stands of palm trees paint the landscape. Geographically, Aitutaki is an atoll with a barrier reef running the perimeter of the lagoon which is roughly 20 square miles in area. With both the the lagoon and barrier reef, the fishing options are virtually endless. Stepping onto Aitutaki is like taking a step back in time where life is slower paced and enjoying the beautiful destination seems to be the number one goal of locals and tourists alike. Aside from the fantastic tropical setting, Aututaki is one of few places on Earth where one can catch double digit sized bonefish. 

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A Brief Overview of Fly Fishing for Billfish in Guatemala

Posted by yellowdog on Jun 27, 2018 2:07:30 PM

While Guatemala may be known for its volcanoes, thick jungles, and a variety of wildlife, it is also known as one of the best bill fisheries in the world, and rightfully so. The blue water fishery in Guatemala is healthy due to the Equatorial Counter Current that creates a “billfish highway.” This current was created over millions of year by a plate shift that is now a cliff and a couple thousand feet deep just 40 miles off the coast. Food and fish are very present in this region of the Pacific. With fishermen displaying world class numbers daily, this complex and diverse fishery is highly regarded as one of, if not the best, in the world.

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3 New And Innovative Bonefish Flies For Christmas Island

Posted by yellowdog on Jun 19, 2018 11:21:03 AM

Christmas Island is one of the more diverse saltwater destinations on this planet, offering you bonefish, triggerfish, bluefin, yellow fin and giant trevally. With a numerous amount of species to fish for, packing your fly boxes may be a bit overwhelming. We put together a list of flies that are deadly for feeding bonefish in all saltwater destinations, especially Christmas Island. Everyone has heard of and fished the usual shrimp and crab patterns. We did some research to give you a couple of flies that are tied with creativity, functionality, and style in mind.

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