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#450759 - 11/09/12 09:04 PM Fishing on a Budget in January
ejmills Offline
Hi there,

I will be down in Belize from the end of December through about the 8th of January. I live in Jackson Hole, WY where I do quite a bit of fly fishing, definitely not an expert by any means. I would be in for fly fishing or spinning but really just want to catch a big one. I know, I know, pretty naive. Any suggestions on where exactly I should go which wouldn’t cost me an arm and a leg. I am young and just trying to get a day in as thrifty as possible.

I haven’t planned an itinerary yet, so was going to base it a bit on what y’all say.

Thanks so much!

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#452141 - 11/28/12 09:04 PM Re: Fishing on a Budget in January [Re: ejmills]
FishingSanPedro Offline
This is Steve from fishingsanpedro.com

A 1/2 day goes for $225US for either reef or flats.

Tarpon are around and get pretty big. Over the reef there are some good size snapper and grouper.

And of course barracuda put up a great fight.

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#452673 - 12/04/12 04:48 AM Re: Fishing on a Budget in January [Re: ejmills]
mistermh Offline
Hey, Steve
We are coming to San Pedro in January, the 1/2 day trip for $225 US, is that for so many people or how much per person for a half day?

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#452709 - 12/04/12 05:57 PM Re: Fishing on a Budget in January [Re: ejmills]
FishingSanPedro Offline


$225 is for 2 people, not each.

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#453578 - 12/15/12 11:25 PM Re: Fishing on a Budget in January [Re: ejmills]
Diane Campbell Offline

Suggest one day with a guide as noted above - you will be taken to good places for catching, have a chance to visit several habitats and to land a variety of fish.

Then if you like, do some on-your-own from-shore bone-fishing. There are super boney-flats starting just north of Journey's End and running up to about Caye Villas. That's more than a mile of good fishing habitat. This shore fishing is best done early morning and then again late afternoon.

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#453594 - 12/16/12 04:32 AM Re: Fishing on a Budget in January [Re: ejmills]
Cooper Offline
You may want to consider Caye caulker as you can go fishing here, Fly or reel 1/2 day with some great local guides that go back generations..for 4 people for $125 to $175 U.S. Water taxi is a 20 minute ride south at about $15 R.T.We are a small island , everything is cheaper here. But that osnt make our guides less expierenced.
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#453640 - 12/16/12 11:43 PM Re: Fishing on a Budget in January [Re: Cooper]
clover Offline
Originally Posted By: Cooper
You may want to consider Caye caulker as you can go fishing here, Fly or reel 1/2 day with some great local guides that go back generations..for 4 people for $125 to $175 U.S. Water taxi is a 20 minute ride south at about $15 R.T.We are a small island , everything is cheaper here. But that osnt make our guides less expierenced.


It's fairly obvious you don't fish.....no one wants to start that late in the day grin

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#453687 - 12/17/12 04:35 PM Re: Fishing on a Budget in January [Re: ejmills]
t42 Offline
You can catch barrcuda any time of the day....

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#453753 - 12/18/12 03:14 AM Re: Fishing on a Budget in January [Re: ejmills]
ScubaLdy Offline
Clover - I don't get your post. They may just decide to stay on Caye Caulker - not that I'm advocating that - but it is an option.
I have friends that own at Sueno del Mar that fly fish. They chose to buy there just so they could shore fish.
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