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 / 12 / 2018
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Belize is currently Excellent

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Fishing conditions: FISHING REPORT: November 11, 2018 Weather: Fair weather, light winds. Winds: East, Northeast, 5-15mph. Air Temps: Highs in the mid 80's, Lows in the high 70's. Water Temperature: 81º F. Moon phase: Waxing Crescent Sunrise 5:55am Sunset: 5:15pm WHAT GUESTS WERE CATCHING Bonefish (Macabi): Many Bonefish were landed both from the boats and by wading the flats. Several large ones over 21" were caught. Permit (Palometa): Permit were pickier this week; but good numbers on the flats provided more opportunities to have one eat a fly. Tarpon (Sabalo): The best action was around the Mangroves. Multiple Snook were caught in the same areas while casting for Tarpon. Other Species: Snook, Snapper, Jacks, Barracuda and Ladyfish. Super Grand Slam (bone, permit, tarpon AND snook): BIG congratulations to Justin R. Grand Slam: Phoenix R., Bo S. & Brendan M. all achieved this terrific success! A big Grand Slam week here at the lodge! 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. The week in review: Sunny days and light winds made for good sight casting. El Pescador was honored to host the 2018 Redbone Belize Superslam Tournament raising money for Cystic Fibrosis research, lots of wonderful friends, great fishing, and lots of funds raised for this terrific cause! All of us here look forward to helping again with this worthwhile cause when they return in 2019.

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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