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Debunking 10 Myths About Bluewater Fly Fishing

Posted by yellowdog on Jan 16, 2019 12:19:12 PM

If you’ve never tried bluewater fly fishing then you are truly missing out on one of the great experiences fly fishing has to offer. There are many reasons why we love bluewater fly fishing but maybe one of the best is that it’s great for everyone in the family. Non-anglers will have a great time hanging out on the deck of the boat and watching the action. And most lodges that offer bluewater options have a host of different non-angling activities. You’ll find some myths about bluewater fly fishing below and hopefully the insight will only add to your excitement to fly fish the bluewater. 

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15 Facts You Most Likely Didn't Know About Belize

Posted by yellowdog on Jan 10, 2019 3:41:37 PM

Belize is one of Yellow Dog’s favorite destinations. Not only is it easy to travel to from the United States, but the small Central American country has a host of different options ranging from fantastic flats fishing for tarpon, permit, bonefish and other species, to terrific activities for non-anglers. With a wide array of lodges offering different packages and experiences, Belize truly has something for everyone. Do you think you know everything about this small laid-back country? Some of these facts may surprise you!

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Topics: Saltwater Fly Fishing

Juvenile vs. Migratory Tarpon Fly Fishing Guide

Posted by yellowdog on Dec 20, 2018 12:23:40 PM

It’s no secret that tarpon are one of of the most sought after gamefish on the planet. This is probably due to their shear strength, their size - an adult tarpon can reach upwards of 200 pounds! - a reel-wrenching fight that could take you to your backing multiple times, and the reward that comes from actually bringing one of these beautiful prehistoric creatures to hand. Tarpon are the ultimate fish for the saltwater fly fisherman. However, what many anglers fail to realize is that tarpon come in two varieties: juvenile or babies, and then the big migratory tarpon that rightly take the title of ‘trophy.’ No matter the size or age of a tarpon, the fish still delivers everything that an angler would ever want.

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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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Topics: Saltwater Fly Fishing