Portofino Resort- Now with a new BEACH BAR!!
Topic Options
#46718 - 01/03/02 11:29 PM Fly-fishing: Ambergris or Caulker?
taylor Offline
I'm going to Belize in May. I want to fly-fish for tarpon, bonefish, and permit. I know that both Caye's have fishing guides, but where is the best place to fish for cheap? It seems like guides on Ambergris Caye are so much more expensive than guides on Caulker Caye. With that being said, I'm looking more at Caulker Caye but want to ensure that I will till get a quality guide.
Any suggestions by anyone?

Thanks!!!

Top
#46719 - 01/04/02 06:57 AM Re: Fly-fishing: Ambergris or Caulker?
brandilee3 Offline
Taylor,

My boyfriend and I just got back from San Pedro today. We had a wonderful six day trip and did some fishing while we were there.

Check out a local by the name of Omar Arceo at phone number 016-0745 or 016-2410. He has lived on San Pedro his entire life and knows every fishing spot for every type of fishing you can think of. Flats fishing, fly fishing, reef fishing, deep sea fishing, lagoon fishing, mangrove fishing...you get our point! He is a local and will only charge you about $125US for a half day and just a little more for a full day. You wont go wrong with Omar! Tell him, Michael and Brandi sent ya!

Top
#46720 - 01/04/02 10:04 PM Re: Fly-fishing: Ambergris or Caulker?
taylor Offline
Thanks Brandi. I started out wanting to visit the cheaper Caulker Caye. (See article in Men's Journal magazine 12/01) But now, I think I want to visit Ambergris Caye as well.
Ambergris seems to have more things to do and more nightlife, but is also more expensive.

I'll definitely contact Omar and tell him that you guys sent me. I'll give you guys a report when I get back.

Thanks for the advice. If you can think of any other helpful hints (like how you got from Belize City to San Pedro...costs, process, etc) that I might need to know I'd appreciate that advice too.

Thanks again!!

Top
#46721 - 01/05/02 05:50 PM Re: Fly-fishing: Ambergris or Caulker?
DOROTHY Offline
the trip from belize city is easy just take a plane from international. there is definately more to do on ac but cc is beautiful as well. there are water taxis between the two and are not too expensive. you can stay on ac pretty cheap unless you want four star then you will pay. there are alot of local fishing guides as well. a friend of mine, abby marin, is one. his # is 26-2124. i think he still has a web site too. if i remember correctly it is gofish@btl.net his cost is about the same as the other one mentioned earlier. if you talk to him tell him jan says hi. i am sure either guide would be good. have fun

Top
#46722 - 01/10/02 04:08 PM Re: Fly-fishing: Ambergris or Caulker?
mikeprofit Offline
Definitely do Caye Caulker for 2-3 days. We just spent a week in San Pedro and were amazed that all the same trips/activities were offered on CC for much less than AC. CC is much more relaxed and there are a number of reasonable restaurants and bars. More than 3 days may get a bit much on CC, but then you could take the short boat ride over to San Pedro and stay there for a couple of days as well.

Top

Links
Click for excellent scuba lessons with Elbert Greer!


Things to do

News
Daily News
Daily Weather

Classified Ads
BelizeNews.com
San Pedro Sun
Ambergris Today
SP Town Council
Channel 7
Channel 5
Amandala
Love FM
The Reporter
Caye Caulker
Chronicles

PLUS TV
TV Newscasts
Radio Stations

Click for our
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites

Event Guides
Event Calendar
Specials & Events
Things to Do
SanPedroScoop
iTravel Belize
Paradise Theater

Blogs
San Pedro Scoop!
Tia Chocolate
Tacogirl
My Beautiful Belize
I-Travel Belize
Belize Adventure
Belize Hub
Romantic Travel
Bound for Belize
Conch Creative
As The Coconuts Drop
More Blogs...
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites
Chaa Creek is an award-winning luxury Belize Resort, rated as one of the worlds best Eco Lodges. We are a pioneer in adventure travel to Belize since 1981!
White Sands Dive Shop - 5 Star PADI Dive Facility - Daily diving, SCUBA instruction and Snorkeling
Caribbean Inspired All Natural Condiments & Spice Blends, Over 100 are Gluten Free!
We manage a variety of homes, apartments, condos and commercial properties here on Ambergris Caye. Our minimum lease on ALL properties is six months.
Conch Shell Inn: All rooms are right on the beach in the heart of San Pedro, so within walking distance to anything and everything!!
Lilí Alphonse has snorkel equipment to fit anyone as well as Marine Park Tickets and flotation devices to assist those not as experienced.
Coastal Xpress offers a daily scheduled ferry run to most resorts, restaurants and private piers on the island of Anbergris Caye. We also offer  private and charter water taxi service.
Mini Chat

Cayo Espanto
Click for Cayo Espanto, and have your own private island
More Links
Click for exciting and adventurous tours of Belize with Katie Valk!
December
S M T W T F S
1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
Who's Online
1 registered (1 invisible), 39 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
18,670 Registered Members
44 Forums
64,006 Topics
462,170 Posts

Most users ever online: 1,262 @ 06/10/07 07:16 PM




AmbergrisCaye.com CayeCaulker.org HELP! Visitor Center Goods & Services San Pedro Town
BelizeSearch.com Message Board Lodging Diving Fishing Things to Do History
BelizeNews.com Maps Phonebook Belize Business Directory
BelizeCards.com SanPedroDaily.com Picture of the Day

The opinions and views expressed on this board are the subjective opinions of Ambergris Caye Message Board members
and not of the Ambergris Caye Message Board its affiliates, or its employees.