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:
9 / 16 / 2018
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Belize is currently Excellent

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Fishing conditions: FISHING REPORT: Sept 5 - 15 Weather: Very hot and sunny with a couple pop-up showers Winds: 10-15 mph Air Temps: Highs in the high 80's. Lows in the high 70's to low 80's Water Temperature: 85ºF WHAT GUESTS WERE CATCHING Bonefish (Macabi): Here are the many Bonefish successes! Cristina, Mary , Judith, Tia, Marlo, Rae Ann, Elizabeth, Linda, Sher, Phoenix, Lindsay, Lisa, Kelly, Jenny, Joanne, Tammy, Karen, Deborah and Alicia. Also congrats to Micaela and Sam, Bobbie and Chris Permit (Palometa): Joanne, Lindsay, Joanne. landed Permit this week as did Bill R and Mike G The illusive Permit... Some of us spend a lifetime and some only a weekend to achieve this goal. Tarpon (Sabalo): Tarpon have been around in large numbers and it was a nice week for Tarpon anglers. Congrats to Cristina, Mary, Marlo, Tia, Lindsay, Joanne, Tammy and Karen Also to Micaela and Sam, Bill and MIke Other Species: Snook, Grouper, Trigger, Cobia, Gray Snapper, Mutton Snapper Grand Slam: Congratulations to both Tia R. and Bill R on their Grand Slams!!! Flies that worked: Bonefish - Christmas Island Specials in orange, pearl and pink sizes 6 & 8 Permit - Grand Slam Crab, Squimp in size 6&8, Mantis shrimp Tarpon - White, red and black, all black and black and purple toads and bunnies continue to work well. The week in review: The weather has been lovely and the fishing great! Another busy week of old and new friends at the lodge and LOTS of fishing successes! Justin and Rebecca from Orvis hosted a large group for a Bonefish Bonanza, followed by Mary and her party of 20 female anglers from Orvis this week. We are always delighted to see lots of returning guests and welcome those visiting El Pecador for the first time. Lots of fun, fish and Chef Val's fabulous food!

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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