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August 2023: Grand Slam Lodge Client Trip Recap

September 05, 23

Q. Did you find the trip booking process through Yellow Dog enjoyable and useful? If not, please share why.
R. Absolutely 100%

Q. Was the Yellow Dog pre-trip planning packet(s) and travel itinerary you received for your trip helpful and accurate? If not, how could it be improved?
R. Very detailed, very accurate, nothing was left to chance.

Q. Do you have any comments or constructive feedback based on the overall lodging (rooms, dining area, social area, etc)?
R. Everything was exceptionally clean and very comfortable.

Q. Do you have any comments or constructive feedback based on the service, friendliness, etc of the lodge staff?
R. The guys were exceptional and the manager fabulous. The young lady that hosted all the food and dinner was great.

Q. Did the food (breakfast, lunch, dinner) match what you were expecting? If not, please provide additional comments or constructive feedback.
R. Chef was outstanding, took care of my lactose intolerant needs. Food was delicious. Lunch was great.

Q. Were you pleased with your guide(s) customer service, communication skills, professionalism, work ethic, and general fishing knowledge? If not, please share why.
R. I fish with Jorge and Mario. Jorge is one of the best guys I’ve ever fished with anywhere in my life. Mario was great as well.

Q. What key pieces of gear or flies made your trip successful?
R. Strong arm crab fly -- two biggest permit of my life.

Q. What piece(s) of equipment would not leave home without for this trip , or your next, with Yellow Dog?
R. My 10-Weight because the permit were huge lol.

Q. Would you return to this lodge destination? Please share why or why not.
R. Absolutely just because the overall friendliness and warmth of the place, the comfort of the lodging, the quality of the food, the knowledge of the guides and the communication ability. It was all wonderful.

Q. How would you briefly summarize your overall trip experience?
R. From the minute we were picked up and brought to Grand Slam Lodge, everyone was friendly and accommodating. Welcoming hand towels and cocktails are always nice. Beautiful clean rooms, great quality food, and fabulous knowledgeable guides. I must say they spoke pretty good English excellent. They all know where the fish are and you don’t need to go to the same place twice; the diversity is outstanding. Next time I will target the Giants snook on fly.

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