The Pros and Cons of a Hosted Fly Fishing Trip

Posted by yellowdog on 7/15/19 11:37 AM

Before the internet made researching far-off fly-fishing destinations accessible from your living room, many of fly fishing’s intrepid travelers utilized hosted trips. Today, with our in-depth knowledge of angling destinations across the globe, anglers wishing to discover new destinations can rely on our team of expertise and choose to travel without a host.

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Yellow Dog Team Member Camille Egdorf

Posted by yellowdog on 3/8/18 2:22 PM

Camille Egdorf is Yellow Dog's director of Christmas Island and Alaska programs. Between her busy schedule of planning people's fishing adventures and her own angling adventures across the globe, she had time to chat a little about her life in fly fishing.

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Yellow Dog Team Member Cameron Davenport

Posted by yellowdog on 1/24/18 11:15 AM

Cameron Davenport is Yellow Dog’s director for Belize and Guatemala. Running one of the busiest programs in the office, it’s rare he has a moment to rest, let alone hold an interview. But between phone calls and planning people’s fishing adventures down south, he was able to sit down and speak a little of fishing, hunting, and life. 

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Yellow Dog Team Member Doug McKnight

Posted by yellowdog on 1/15/18 1:43 PM

Doug McKnight is the program director for the Bahamas and Honduras. Having spent over 5 years at Yellow Dog, Doug has fished around the world and thankfully we’re still lucky enough to call him one of our own on the Yellow Dog team. Along with an accomplished angler, he's also and expert fly tier. His office desk is adorned with a vice ans strewn with materials - even as the interview was being conducted Doug was placing his just-finished flies into baggies that were on their way to Cuba. Fortunately, in the rare slow moment at Yellow Dog, Doug had enough time to sit down and chat.

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An Inside Look at Fly Fishing For Taimen in Mongolia With Jako Lucas

Posted by yellowdog on 10/30/17 5:13 PM

Jako Lucas is one of Yellow Dog's ambassadors, and he waves the blue and yellow flag wherever he's fly fishing in the world. Part of our two-part series on fly fishing for taimen in Mongolia, Jako was kind enough to give us the low-down. Taimen fishing in Mongolia is a bucket list item for every serious angler. This is an interview you don't want to miss. 

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Interview with Camille Egdorf: Yellow Dog's First Hosted Women's Fly Fishing Trip

Posted by yellowdog on 10/25/17 2:24 PM

Yellow Dog’s Camille Egdorf is a veteran of the fly fishing industry and is the director of the Alaska, Christmas Island, and Kamchatka programs. Maybe you’ve seen her in Confluence Film’s Providence, holding the first-place trophy at the GoPro Games, or fishing her way through Alaska. Even though her list of accomplishments and fishing destinations is long, there’s one place she hasn’t been yet: Belize. Not only is it her first time to Belize fly fishing, but she’s also holding a monumental trip for Yellow Dog - it’s our first hosted  all-women’s fly fishing trip. 

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5 Recommended Tarpon Flies For Belize From Cameron Davenport

Posted by yellowdog on 10/24/17 3:48 PM

Cameron Davenport is Yellow Dog’s Belize program coordinator and has spent almost five years living and guiding in the Central American waters. The Belize fall and winter season is just now getting into full swing. Here's a list Cameron's favorite tarpon flies for Belize - but of course he wouldn't divulge his secret weapons - some things are taken to the grave.

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The Top 5 Bahamas Bonefish Flies from Doug McKnight

Posted by yellowdog on 10/3/17 11:26 AM

With fall bonefish destinations like the Bahamas, Belize, Cuba, and Mexico just around the corner, it’s important to know what flies fish are taking, and where.  Doug McKnight is Yellow Dog's Bahamas and Honduras program director and has fly fished extensively for bonefish throughout the Bahamas. A commercial fly tier, McKnight is well-known for his extraordinary fly tying capabilities and designing patterns that fish simply cannot resist. He was kind enough to share the five flies every bonefish angler should have in the Bahamas:  

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Team Yellow Dog: Our Favorite Flies

Posted by yellowdog on 7/7/17 7:56 AM

OUR ESSENTIAL PATTERNS

Tom Melvin, Director of Sales and Program Director for Iceland and Kamchatka
Any leech pattern or simple marabou streamer for freshwater, Gotcha’s and simple baitfish patterns for the salt. Any bug that Dougy Fresh churns off the vise is always going to be a winner.   

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Christmas Island Fly Fishing 101 With Camille Egdorf

Posted by yellowdog on 7/6/17 10:36 AM

Located in the remote South Pacific equidistant between Hawaii and New Zealand sits Kiritimati Island - the largest atoll in the world.. Known to anglers as Christmas Island, the untouched chain of islands is a popular destination for anglers seeking a multitude of species including bonefish, giant trevally, triggerfish, blue fin trevally and milkfish.

Camille Egdorf, Director of Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures Christmas Island program explains why this remote fishery is so sought after. 

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