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DIY Fly Fishing #526854
11/05/17 08:26 AM
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Hi,
We are looking at traveling to Ambergris in April. I was wanting to do some diy shore fishing in the area. Is this doable? Are there areas better then others? I would like to take a guide for a day as well. I also would like to find a condo close an area that has some good diy fishing.
Thank you!

Last edited by Beachcaster; 11/07/17 08:50 AM.
Re: Fly Fishing [Re: Beachcaster] #526868
11/06/17 01:51 PM
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There are many wonderful fly fishing guides here. You can book with GoFish or Tres Pescados. And if you stay at El Pescador they eat, sleep and dream fish 24/7 and you can cast right out there on the beach when you are out with a guide in the awesome flats that surround the island.

Re: Fly Fishing [Re: Beachcaster] #526900
11/08/17 04:48 AM
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DYI fly fishing is excellent in the areas between Solaria and Sundiver.
Check out lodgings at Solaria, Indigo, Los Encantos, Caye Villas. All three are in this prime bone-fishing neighborhood.

Re: Fly Fishing [Re: Diane Campbell] #526915
11/08/17 07:42 AM
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Thank you so much! Is there Tarpon and Permit in that area as well?

Re: Fly Fishing [Re: Beachcaster] #526916
11/08/17 08:14 AM
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I don't think there are any tarpon there - can't say whether there are permit. Sorry, I'm not a fisherman. I just see the bodies tailing and the fishers fishing.

Re: Fly Fishing [Re: Beachcaster] #526919
11/08/17 08:51 AM
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Definitely tarpon everywhere and permit.

Re: Fly Fishing [Re: Beachcaster] #526920
11/08/17 08:52 AM
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But in April we may get our typical "Easter" winds which would mean the sea will get very rough and impossible to fly fish cast - and then you will want to fish on the leeward side of the island (west.)

Re: Fly Fishing [Re: Amanda Syme] #526925
11/08/17 10:52 AM
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Originally Posted by Amanda Syme
But in April we may get our typical "Easter" winds which would mean the sea will get very rough and impossible to fly fish cast - and then you will want to fish on the leeward side of the island (west.)


Amanda's right about the wind. Didn't think about that, sorry.

Re: Fly Fishing [Re: Beachcaster] #527200
11/20/17 02:48 PM
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We have a "Freedom Hawk" kayak, specially designed for fly fishing.

Re: Fly Fishing [Re: Maya House] #527213
11/21/17 12:19 PM
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Our Villa, Villa Del Mar at Los Encantos overlooks a flat and we quite often see bonefish tailing whilst sitting on our deck. The wind in April however could be a problem in which case you could get on a bike which is included in the rental and cycle a short distance over the back road leading to Secret Beach where you will pretty much always see tailing fish.


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