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:
8 / 21 / 2019
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Belize is currently Excellent

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Fishing conditions: FISHING REPORT: August 20, 2019 Weather: Light winds most of the week, very windy at the end of the week. Winds: East, 5-30 mph. Air Temps: High and low in the low 80's. Water Temperature: 81º F. Moon phase: Waning Gibbous Sunrise 5:35am Sunset: 6:14pm WHAT GUESTS WERE CATCHING Bonefish (Macabi): Bonefish action was good even on windy days. Anglers have done well landing larger than average Bones. Permit (Palometa): Permit were picky this week. Tarpon (Sabalo): Several nice Tarpon were landed on the flats and around the Mangroves. Other Species: Snook, Snapper, Jacks and Barracuda. Flies that worked: Bonefish - Christmas Island Specials in orange, pearl and pink sizes 6 & 8 Permit - Spawning Shrimp, Tan Crabs in size 6 & 8. Tarpon- White or Chartreuse Tarpon Toads. The week in review: Good weather and wind conditions for most of the week provided plenty of action on all of the areas that El Pescador guides fish. On the windy days; anglers still managed to land some nice fish in protected areas.

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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