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Flyfishing: Caulker or Ambergris???

Posted By: taylor

Flyfishing: Caulker or Ambergris??? - 01/04/02 12:13 AM

I'm going to Belize in May. I want to fly-fish for tarpon, bonefish, and permit.
Any suggestions or where to get a quality guide at a reasonable rate?

Thanks!!!
Posted By: mazzullo1

Re: Flyfishing: Caulker or Ambergris??? - 01/11/02 03:58 PM

A great guide and very pleasant individual is Luis Caliz in San Pedro, phone number 011-501-26-2785. Best time to catch him by phone is after 6 PM
Posted By: Marty

Re: Flyfishing: Caulker or Ambergris??? - 01/14/02 10:06 PM

Luiz is awesome, i agree....

the best fishing info is at: //AmbergrisCaye.com/fishing/

There are prices, what to fish with, what to catch, lotsa good info there.

There there are also local folks who guide, who are not listed on the link above, and I will list a few of them...

The Guerrero brothers I've spent time with and know they have an environmental attitude. They give value while still leaving some fish for others. Everyone raves about their beach BBQ. Severo and his brother, Ramon Guerrero. Either one can give you a great day of fishing. Call Severo from the US @ 011 501 26 2324. Call Ramon @ 011 501 26 2325. They have been doing honest, reef friendly fishing for many years. They can also take you and your family on a full-day fish/snorkel trip for $150US...one of the best bargains on the island when you figure in the beach BBQ w/ your catch. You won't find a better value in San Pedro. Price is for the boat for the day, I think up to 4 people. The Guerrero brothers live next door to each other. If one is booked, ask for the other one. Good luck! Remember, take some and leave some.

Some don't advise you about catch and release. Some will let you fish all day without regard to limit (although there is none, common sense should take over). Some charge too much for too little.

Omar Arceo, does a heck of a job. Gilberto or Tomas arranged by Amigo's de Mar...


Nesto Gomez { a very good guide}-- one of the best tarpon and bonefish flyfisherman! He works out of El Pescador.

For flat fishing call Eloy Gonzalez at 026-2337

Pedro (Pete) Graniel. First rate equipment, including boats, and does both offshore, reef and inshore (tarpon, etc.) Keeps his boat just south of town. Ask anyone how to contact him. He's well known.

A friend went with a guy named Vince Dawson, and their bonefishing and reef fishing experience was "legendary", according to them. We saved enough for a barbecue the next day (grouper and snapper) and it was possibly the best tasting fish we had ever experienced. Apparently they made contact with him thru Rubys.

Contact Hillyboo @ Freedom Tours, he is personal, and you go by yourselves... You can reach him when you get to the islands at 011501149515.
Posted By: silkpainter

Re: Flyfishing: Caulker or Ambergris??? - 01/19/02 10:04 PM

About Caye Caulker, this is information I pulled from a web page: http://www.cybercayecaulker.com/seagull_tours.htm

Fishing Charters

Fish for snook, tarpon and bonefish. Bring your own drinks and food, cooler with ice is provided. 1/2 day is 4 hours, full day is 8 hours.

Trolling
Troll for barracuda on the reef, 2 - 4 people (price is per boat)- day $ 200 Bz, or $400 bz for full day.
Drop Fishing
2 to 4 people (price is per boat)- day $ 200 Bz, or $400 Bz for full day.
Fly Fishing
2 to 4 people (price is per boat)- day $ 250 Bz., full day $ 450 Bz.
Boat Charters
day (4 hours) start at $ 250 Bz
Full day (8 hours) $ 500 Bz

--Silk
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