Belize, Belize Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Belize, Belize Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Whether heading for El Pescador or any other bonefish/permit/tarpon destination, practice casting for a week or 10 days prior to your trip. Work out any winter-induced kinks and be ready when your guide says, "50-feet mon, 11 o'clock."
Fishing Report Last Updated:
1 / 15 / 2019
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Belize is currently Excellent

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Fishing conditions: FISHING REPORT: January 14, 2019 Weather: Light winds and a few scattered showers. Winds: E, 5-10. Air Temps: Highs in the high 70's's, Lows around 70. Water Temperature: 81º F. Moon phase: Waxing Gibbous Sunrise 6:26am Sunset: 5:36pm WHAT GUESTS WERE CATCHING Bonefish (Macabi): Bonefish were good both from the boats and wading. Permit (Palometa): Several nice Permit were landed on the fly. Tarpon (Sabalo): Tarpon were caught on the larger flats and around Mangroves. Other Species: Snook, Snapper, Jacks, Barracuda. Flies that worked: Bonefish - Christmas Island Specials in orange, pearl and pink sizes 6 & 8 Permit - Spawning Shrimp, Tan Squimp in size 6 & 8, Mantis Shrimp. Tarpon- Chartreuse, white, red and black, all black and black and purple toads and bunnies continue to work well. Snook- The same flies that worked for Tarpon caught Snook this week. The week in review: A week of pretty nice weather with light winds and a few showers of short duration gave anglers and guides lots of options on where to fish. Rob@elpescador.com

Inshore temperature: 82 Degrees F

Offshore temperature: 82 Degrees F

Type of bait fish are feeding on:

Fish species: Primary: Permit, Tarpon, Bonefish; Secondary: Barracuda, Jacks, Ladyfish

Fishing season: Year-Around

Nearest airport: Belize City

Belize Description

At El Pescador, located on Ambergris Caye, you can achieve the anglers' ultimate dream - a Grand Slam of bonefish, tarpon and permit. Belize's shallow water contains the only classic tarpon flats outside South Florida. Our flats are world renowned for offering the opportunity to site cast to tarpon 12 months a year.

You can cast the lagoons for lady fish or snook, go outside the reef into the deep ...

Techniques & Tips

Efficient casting. Everything in the salt happens fast, so it's about being ready! Teamwork with your guide - be sure to clearly communicate expectations.

7-Day Forecast

Had some rain today but the East winds are coming and clearing for the coming week. Twelve boats went out today and Tarpon on the fly, Bone fish on the fly and snook! were caught. Sun tomorrow and the boats will head back out. plenty of fish! bring your camera! Thanks

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