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#31971 - 12/01/00 12:54 PM Wadeable Flats  
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I have fished parts of Belize in the past but have never been to AC. My question is; are there flats around AC that someone can wade and have good fishing for bones and permit? I usually hire a guide to obtain the local knowledge but am looking at an extended trip. I prefer wading over fishing from a boat; no good reason why, just do. Any information would be great!!!

#31972 - 12/02/00 11:06 AM Re: Wadeable Flats  
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There are many places around AC that you can get out and wade, but virtually all of them require a boat to get to. For bonefish and permit, Cangrejo Shoals is a good place, as is the area behind Blackadore Caye and northward in San Pedro Lagoon. They're all short boat rides.

#31973 - 12/04/00 11:21 AM Re: Wadeable Flats  
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Dr. Sal,
thanks for the reply. I recognized your name from the maps section. Your map is a good reference and I appreciate its availability.

#31974 - 12/04/00 01:49 PM Re: Wadeable Flats  
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Related question...are there any reefs close enough off the island to swim to, or do you need to use a boat to get to all the good snorkelling spots?

#31975 - 12/04/00 04:03 PM Re: Wadeable Flats  
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From San Pedro Town there are no reefs or patch reefs close enough to swim to. If you're up at Robles Point (which requires a boat to get to, then you can easily swim out to the reef, with is just a few hundred feet offshore of the beach). In town, swimming out to the reef is very dangerous because it's kinda far, and you're in the boat lanes all the way.

#31976 - 12/04/00 06:00 PM Re: Wadeable Flats  
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Thanks so much! Kind of what I expected, but figured I could ask...

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