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some fishing questions #399046
01/30/11 11:24 PM
01/30/11 11:24 PM
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yo-yo Offline OP
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How's the fishing during the winter months around San Pedro? Is there a marina for a person to keep their own boat? What does it cost for boat gas down in San Pedro? I live in Colorado, USA and I've never been to Belize but it sure sounds nice and retirement is starting to tickle at the back of my mind. Thanks.

Re: some fishing questions [Re: yo-yo] #399047
01/30/11 11:40 PM
01/30/11 11:40 PM
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The fishing is good all year round. Captain Shark's marina is there and you can keep your boat dry docked there. Gas is expensive on AC but so are a lot of things on the island. Come down and spend some time at different times of the year. It's a great place but it is not everybody. Good luck!

Captain One Iron
Re: some fishing questions [Re: yo-yo] #399187
02/01/11 11:30 AM
02/01/11 11:30 AM
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Don Greife Offline
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There is a great new fly shop in San Pedro, that can start you out right with equipment etc. Send me an IM and I'll put you with a great fly fishing guide.

I'll be happy to discuss my avatar with anyone who knows what it is.
Re: some fishing questions [Re: CaptOneIron] #399311
02/02/11 10:30 AM
02/02/11 10:30 AM
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yo-yo Offline OP
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Capt, define "expensive" for gas. Is it $4 a gallon, $10 a gallon, $20 a gallon?

Don, thanks for the offer but no immediate travel plans, just researching from a afar for the time being.

Re: some fishing questions [Re: yo-yo] #399312
02/02/11 10:33 AM
02/02/11 10:33 AM
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Around $10 Belize ($5 US) a gallon for regular gas.

One of the great things about AC is that the various fishing areas are close to town, and different kinds of fishing locations are close to each other so you can do a lot of fishing without burning a terrible amount of gas.

Re: some fishing questions [Re: Diane Campbell] #399323
02/02/11 12:40 PM
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yo-yo Offline OP
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Thanks Diane. The Florida Keys are over $3.50 per gallon so that's not so far out of line. I would imagine a fishing Kayak wouldn't be a bad way to go either with opportunities being so close at hand. Get some good exercise while your at it. Thanks.

Re: some fishing questions [Re: Don Greife] #399324
02/02/11 12:59 PM
02/02/11 12:59 PM
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bzguy Offline
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Hello Don,
Your avatar is the business end of a fly-tying vise with a bonefish appealing pattern it it!

Re: some fishing questions [Re: bzguy] #399347
02/02/11 06:23 PM
02/02/11 06:23 PM
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klcman Offline
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I'll bet he didn't know that! smirk

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Re: some fishing questions [Re: yo-yo] #399373
02/03/11 09:24 AM
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Phil Offline
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It was in answer to Don's quiz a few years back asking what his avatar was...........just a bit slow that's all.

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