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:
11 / 1 / 2020
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Belize is currently Excellent

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Fishing conditions: FISHING REPORT : WEEK ENDING November 1st 2020 Weather: Mostly sunny with light winds from the North/North West Occasional rain showers and isolated thunderstorms. Winds: North/North West at 10 to 15 mph . Air Temps: Mid to upper 90's and humid. Water Temperature: 80-90 Deg F. Moon phase: Waxing gibbous ( 95 %) Sunrise 5:51am Sunset: 5:19pm WHAT GUESTS WERE CATCHING Bonefish (Macabi A good number of bones are available with several nice fish in the 4 & 5 Lb class. Permit (Palometa): 4 permit were taken this week. Fish were all over in good numbers. They ranged between 5 and 20 Lbs. Tarpon (Sabalo): 11 Tarpon were taken this week ranging between 20 and 100 Lbs. The best fish was a beautiful 100Lb specimen landed by John C.! Grand Slam- No Grand Slams were recorded. We did have 3 "trip slams" Other Species: A few Snapper were caught. Two large Jacks were also taken. Flies that worked: Bonefish - Christmas Island Specials in gold, pearl and pink sizes 4 & 6, and Crazy Charlies in pink and orange. Permit - Crab patterns such as grand slam and hermit crabs worked well.. Tarpon- Black/ Purple bunny and White/ Chartreuse bunnies worked well. Plain white bunnies were also good. These flies have been working really well since we re-opened. The week in review: This was a much quieter week in the lodge with fewer anglers, but nevertheless good results were enjoyed. We had 3 "trip slams" with John C, Dan C, and Bob B catching all three species. The highlight of the week was a magnificent 100 Lb. Tarpon taken by John C fishing with Capt Cesar.

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

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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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