Category Archives: Saltwater

A general guide to fly fishing in Belize

Guide Dubs Young and his client with a big Belize permit
Fly fishing in Belize Belize is well known for the famous flats fishing opportunities from its northern border with Mexico to the south border with Guatemala. The most noted of these flats fisheries is found on Ambergris Caye, Turneffe Atoll, the inshore waters near Placencia and Punta Gorda...Read more

Southern Belize Fly Fishing Trip Report: Kopal Tree Lodge

Belize fly fishing
elize is home to some of the world’s best flats fishing on a fly rod. The small country is protected by one of the longest barrier reefs in the world (second only to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef). The barrier reef system that runs the length of the country protects a vast interior network of...Read more

3 Best Destinations to Catch Your 1st Permit

One lucky angler with his first permit on a fly
Fly Fishing for your first permit Fly Fishing for permit often becomes a lifelong endeavor. But before anglers become consumed with hunting, stalking, casting, and hopefully hooking, you'll need to catch your first permit. Like so many other things in life, not angling related things, the first...Read more

Cuba Fly Fishing Trip Report

Cuba fly fishing trip report
There is something about Cuba… Maybe it’s the allure of traveling to a forbidden (or once forbidden) land that creates the attraction for many citizens of the US. Is it the rebellious pride that comes from telling friends, family, and acquaintances that you are traveling to Cuba, or that you’ve...Read more

Belize Trip Report: Turneffe Flats Atoll

Saltwater fishing trip to Turneffe Flats lodge
Fly fishing at Turneffe Flats If catching a permit on a fly was easy, it wouldn't have the same allure. If it was possible to catch a permit at will, it would be treated more like catching a mountain whitefish. And let's face it... no one really likes to catch a 'whitey' and no self respecting...Read more

Abaco Lodge Bahamas Bonefishing Trip Report: November 2015

The second half of our November hosted trip lead us to Abaco Lodge on Abaco island. Fly fishing for bonefish is legendary across the Bahamas and Abaco has some of the world’s richest bonefishing grounds. The lodge is located on the world famous “Marls” which is an expansive flats system with over...Read more

South Andros Bahamas Bonefishing Trip Report to Bairs Lodge: Nov 2015

Bonefishing on South Andros Island
We recently returned from a successful hosted “couples” trip to Bairs Lodge on Andros Island in the Bahamas . This was our second trip Bahamas bonefishing trip to Bairs in the last 4 years and it is one of my favorite salt water destinations in the Carribean. Andros island is home to some of the...Read more

2013 Bahamas Bonefishing Trip Report to South Andros and Abaco Islands

bahamas bonefish flies
Our recent hosted trip to the Bahamas was a flying success. The islands of the Bahamas are widely considered to be the bonefishing capital of the world. Fly fishing in the Bahamas has a lot to offer: high fishing counts, LOTS of fishable water and trophy sized fish. Although some permit and tarpon...Read more