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Belize Fly Fishing: Five Must Have Flies for Southern Belize

Posted by yellowdog on May 14, 2019 3:58:25 PM

Known as “Permit Alley”, the cayes, flats, and reefs of southern Belize are home to the world’s highest concentration of permit. Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures offers some of the region’s best lodges and guides, solidifying our presence as the pusher of great experiences for someone needing to feed their permit addiction. But you won’t have much chance at the good stuff without packing any of these top five flies for southern Belize.

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Topics: Saltwater Fly Fishing

Saltwater Fly Fishing's Best Mid-Summer Destinations

Posted by yellowdog on Apr 23, 2019 12:25:45 PM

Summer means BBQ’s with friends, mowing the yard, or getting the kids to camp on time. At Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures we’re always focused on fishing travel, and summer is a favorite season for chasing bonefish, tarpon, permit, and other saltwater species at several of our premier saltwater destinations. If it is summer-time and the livin’ should be easy, then take our advice and explore some of our favorite mid-summer saltwater destinations.

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Topics: Saltwater Fly Fishing

Where to Go For Your First Bonefishing Trip

Posted by yellowdog on Feb 1, 2019 11:47:48 AM

For lots of anglers who’ve grown up on the freshwater, fishing saltwater flats eventually becomes a goal. In a lot of ways, it’s the natural progression of the sport- looking for the next new experience within fishing. For those anglers looking to get on the flats there may not be a better introductory or timeless fish than the bonefish.

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Where To Go Fly Fishing For Permit and Tarpon in The Bahamas

Posted by yellowdog on Jan 28, 2019 12:45:04 PM

The Bahamas will always be synonymous with bonefish. In fact, The Bahamas could possibly be the greatest bonefish fishery found on earth, the crystalline Caribbean waters providing the perfect habitat. However, maybe not what its famous for, the Bahamas are home to some terrific permit and tarpon fishing as well.

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Topics: Saltwater Fly Fishing

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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Topics: Saltwater Fly Fishing

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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Topics: Saltwater Fly Fishing