The World Premier of Corazón played to a pack crowd in Colorado on the first stop of the 2017 Fly Fishing Film Tour this weekend.
Mike Dawes ties a bimini twist on the porch of an old crumbling lighthouse located where the Gulf of Mexico meets the Caribbean sea. This short film is a real story about runaways, travelers, anglers, brothers, humans and hearts.
FLY FISHING PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOPS 2017 FISH . PHOTO . TRAVEL Belize, Idaho, Cuba
Join Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures for a hands-on, adventure-filled outdoor and fishing photography workshop in 2017. We have a great line-up of instructors this year, making it a great opportunity to travel with us to Belize, Idaho or Cuba! This immersive workshop will be led by our highly accomplished team of adventure angling photographers. The school includes daily classes, in-the-field instruction, field trips, and all lodging and meals!
The idea for the Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures on-the-water photo workshop was to create a hands on workshop that is taught by working professionals who specialize in adventure angling. We constructed a learning experience built around real time scenarios. Let’s face it: the light is rarely perfect when you finally catch the fish of a lifetime or finally take that once in a lifetime trip. Everyone wants to come home with those special moments. With this in mind, we created a curriculum that provides you with the necessary tools to create great images! The detailed instructional lesson plan is directly applied from the classroom into the field. Each participant has the help of an instructor with almost every shot. It’s a great educational experience for all levels.
Who Should Attend:
Everyone! Whether you just purchased your first camera and are wondering what all those buttons are for or you’re a seasoned amateur to intermediate photographer wanting to make the most of your fishing and travel photography, this workshop will advance your skill level and improve your photos in the field. With three working professional photographers instructing, we’re able (and happy) to teach and accommodate photographers of any skill level. The diversity of instruction and a curriculum designed specifically for outdoor, travel and fishing photography, this workshop will help you to “up your game” and make the most of your future fishing trips.
We love seeing this image of the Dorado being used on the new header for the fly fishing section on the Patagonia website. This brings back some great memories from a trip to the Amazon jungle a few years back. Bolivian dorado is such an incredible specie.
The new issue of The FlyFish Journal is hot off the press. Its always an honor when one of my images accompanies the work of superb writers. Be sure to check out the words penned by Mike Sepelak in the new issue.
Head down to your local shop and grab yourself a copy or order a subscription, you won’t be disappointed.
PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP || FISH, PHOTO & TRAVEL El Pescador, Belize
This past October we launched the Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures Photo Workshop series. This program focuses on fishing, travel, and photography. For our first stop, we chose Belize as it’s an easy location to gets to, has amazing scenery with a variety of opportunities to photograph. We teamed up with the folks at El Pescador Lodge, who took great care of our large group. We held daily presentations with cold beers and great tasting local finger food. A jam-packed itinerary followed a very detailed course curriculum that incorporated fun daily field assignments. It was exciting to see the progression of the participants each day as we toured the towns, snorkeled in the reserve and fished the famed Savannah flats. The weather was dramatic at times and only a few of us somehow dodged the down poor. All in all, it was a great experience and a huge success. This is the first of many and I am looking forward to the upcoming 2017 lineup.
It is great to see these images on the Sage Flyfish website. I had a blast traveling around the West last year with the Sage team. Each place was just as unique as the last and each person we met along the way showed us their amazing waters. Big thanks to everyone who helped create these moments.
FLY FISHING FILM TOUR Off the Grid Studios: Filmed on location in Mexico and Wyoming
I am pleased to announce the trailer for the 2017 Fly Fishing Film Tour film, Corazón has just dropped. This is a film created by our collective group, Off The Grid Studios. It was great to spend time working with such an inspiring story with an incredible group of individuals.
CORAZON || FILM “On the tiny island of Holbox, a stone’s throw from the Mexico mainland, lives a legendary angler named Sandflea. People from all over the world travel here to fish with him. One such gringo is Mike Dawes, who stumbled into Sandflea’s welcoming home years ago and quickly became family. On land, Sandflea’s a dad, a grandfather, the unofficial mayor, a teacher, and the main source of dinner for his neighbors and friends. On the water, he’s as schooled as they come when it comes to permit and tarpon. But a childhood bout of Scarlet fever weakened Sandflea’s heart and has led him to multiple surgeries. His willingness to share with all of us makes it all the more ironic . . . the guy with the biggest heart needs a new one. This is the story of the unlikely friendship between two anglers and the willingness of the fly fishing industry to rally around a guide in need.”