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We speak to more and more anglers every day that are interested in traveling to warm water destinations with their wives, families and loved ones. Our favorite lodges for couples have a lot more to offer than straight forward fishing packages. The list below features destinations that may offer incredible farm-to-table cuisine, awe inspiring Mayan ruin tours, zip-treks […]

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Expert Q&A – Pesca Maya Lodge

Pesca Maya Lodge – Ascension Bay, Mexico Located on a sandy white beach 90 miles south of Cancun, Pesca Maya Lodge is a favorite for serious saltwater fly anglers looking to experience the splendor of Ascension Bay. Bonefish, permit, tarpon, snook and barracuda cruise an endless array of crystal clear flats, mangrove lagoons, channels, and reefs. Anglers […]

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Flats Fishing 101 – A Primer for Flats Fishing Success

FLATS FISHING 101 by Jon Covich Last week I was talking to people about Cuba before the start of a showing of this year’s Fly Fishing Film Festival. A father and son were interested in going on a trip, but had questions about if they could cast far enough, etc. This recent discussion is one […]

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Isla Del Sabalo – Mexico’s Wild Baby Tarpon Frontier

Isla Del Sabalo, Mexico Isla Del Sabalo (or  “island of tarpon”) is a remote tarpon camp squarely positioned along an untapped and pristine stretch of mangrove coastline on the Yucatan peninsula.  The lodge is located in the small and rugged commercial fishing village of Isla Arena at the end of a long single lane road […]

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Atlanticus Trailer – Tarpon Cay Lodge & Jungle Tarpon Availability

I’m thrilled to have played a small role in the filming of Castaway Film’s newest project called Atlanticus. We filmed at the one and only Tarpon Cay Lodge on the Yucatan Peninsula. Also featured is new destination targeting massive Costa Rican tarpon in the jungles of Costa Rica. Be on the lookout for this incredible […]

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Grand Slam Lodge – Discount Trip January 2017

Are you sick of the rain, snow, sleet, traffic and ice this winter? Are you spending your days in the office dreaming about your next heart-stopping permit shot? We have just the cure from our friends at Grand Slam Lodge on Mexico’s famed Ascension Bay. Book now for any time frame in January 2017 and receive a […]

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Destination Spotlight – Casa Blanca Lodge

Located at the southern end of Ascension Bay in the heart of the 1.3 million acre Sian Ka’an biosphere preserve, Casa Blanca Lodge has established itself as one of Mexico’s premier saltwater fly fishing destinations. For nearly twenty years Casa Blanca has enthralled anglers with its remote access to Ascension Bay and its superb attention to detail […]

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Prime Availability – Isla Del Sabalo

At Isla Del Sablao, anglers fish for 5 to 30+ pound tarpon at the most remote and exclusive tarpon destination on the Yucatan Peninsula. The lodge is only open during the prime season and only during the absolute best moon/tide phases. In studying the historical success of trips at Isla Del Sabalo, Fly Water Travel and Yucatan […]

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Destination Spotlight – Isla Del Sabalo

Isla del Sabalo – Yucatan Fly Fishing Adventures Isla del Sabalo or “Island of Tarpon” is the most remote and exclusive tarpon destination on the Yucatan Peninsula. It is truly the new frontier in world-class fly fishing for juvenile tarpon. This small, off-the-beaten path operation focuses exclusively on the expansive flats, estuaries and creeks surrounding […]

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Destination Spotlight – Playa Blanca Lodge

Playa Blanca is a top quality saltwater lodge that focuses on fishing the little known and  lightly pressured flats of Espiritu Santo Bay. This is a beautiful fishery located entirely with the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve. When it comes to  getting on the flats first and presenting flies to fish that have not seen a […]

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Destination Spotlight – Tarpon Cay Lodge

Not far from the bustling madness of Cancun on the northern shore of the Yucatan Peninsula lies the quaint, commercial fishing village of San Felipe and Tarpon Cay Lodge. Tarpon Cay Lodge offers saltwater fly anglers unparalleled opportunities to target juvenile tarpon in the 5 to 25 pound class from boats in shallow water with floating […]

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Yucatan Baby Tarpon – 2016 Mid-Season Report

We are half way through an amazing season of baby tarpon fishing on Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula. Fishing has really picked up with the dog days of summer! If you’ve been thinking about getting down to the Yucatan to experience baby tarpon, or are wondering what all the fuss is about, there’s still time to take […]

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Discount Trip – Tarpon Cay Lodge

Tarpon Cay Lodge is truly the standard in world-class fly fishing for “baby” tarpon. Ranging in size from 5 to 25 pounds, these fish reside in environs of open water turtle grass flats and mangrove lined lagoons, creeks, and bays. This habitat is also home to Snook and Barracuda. Most significantly, this incredible fishery has […]

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Destination Spotlight – Pesca Maya Lodge

Located on a white sand beach 90 miles south of Cancun, Pesca Maya Lodge is a Fly Water favorite for serious anglers looking to experience the splendor of Ascension Bay without breaking the bank. Here bonefish, permit, tarpon, snook and barracuda cruise an endless array of crystal clear flats, mangrove lagoons, channels, and reefs. Anglers fly fish […]

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Snook are the silent assassin of the saltwater angling world and are far too often overlooked by fly anglers. Snook are often found among the endless mangrove lined shorelines, river edges, creeks and beaches of the Caribbean. As they lurk in the murky shadows and underneath darkened mangrove roots, they lie in wait or gently […]

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Baby Tarpon Destinations of the Yucatan

If a saltwater fly fisherman were to design the “perfect” fish they would make it prolific, super aggressive, hard fighting and insanely high-jumping so we could always get a good look at them. Perhaps they would give it a huge eye-ball and make it look like it was machined out of a block of aluminum. Because […]

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The Best Caribbean Permit Destinations

For many saltwater anglers, catching a permit on a fly remains an ever elusive dream and for the lucky anglers that have managed to actually land a permit on a fly, it can become an all consuming addiction. Whether you’re simply looking for that very first permit grab or wanting to etch yet another tick on your permit life […]

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Destination Spotlight – Pesca Maya Lodge, Mexico

Pesca Maya Lodge – Ascension Bay, Mexico Located on a white sand beach 90 miles south of Cancun, Pesca Maya Lodge is a Fly Water favorite for serious anglers looking to experience the splendor of Ascension Bay. Here bonefish, permit, tarpon, snook and barracuda cruise an endless array of crystal clear flats, mangrove lagoons, channels, and reefs. […]

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Yucatan Baby Tarpon 2015 It’s been another fantastic baby tarpon season on Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula and our preferred outfitters are already getting a jump on bookings for 2015. A juvenile tarpon focused trip combines fantastic Mexican cuisine, warm hospitality. heart pounding baby tarpon action and a great cultural experience as well. We’re capable of building any length […]

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Pesca Mahahual – Megalops Atlanticus

  The Rohrbach’s have just returned from a great trip to Pesca Mahahual! Feast your eyes on this fantastic work from Caldwell. “My first 5 days fly fishing for Tarpon… I am officially obsessed. All footage was filmed on-site in Pesca Mahahual using a GoPro3. Hopefully the first of many Dad! Thanks for a great trip!” […]

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  The Sian Ka’an biosphere preserve on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula was established in 1986 and became a UNESCO World Heritage Site one year later. This vast federally protected preserve extends along the eastern coast of the Yucatan from Tulum to just south of Espiritu Santo bay. The area encompasses some 3200 square kilometers of the […]

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Trip Report – 2014 Expedition Yucatan – Part 2

2014 Expedition Yucatan – Part 2 by Dylan Rose Phase two of this year’s epic Yucatan adventure took me to the northern portion of the peninsula for my 3rd year in a row to target juvenile tarpon. The prolific waters surrounding San Felipe and Tarpon Cay Lodge was our first stop. Rob and I joined up with […]

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Trip Report – 2014 Expedition Yucatan – Part 1

2014 Expedition Yucatan – Part 1 by Dylan Rose It was another epic trip to Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, my 3rd such adventure to the area in the last 3 years.  The trip encompassed 14 days on some of the regions most outstanding fisheries, great times with friends new and old, many of our favorite lodges and one […]

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Discount Trip – Pesca Mahahual Madness – May/June 2014

As a Fly Water Travel booking agent we hear about lots of amazing fishing going on around the world on a daily basis. Every so often we become aware of a destination through a continued string of off-the-charts reports that is producing incredible opportunities for anglers. One such place going on isPesca Mahahualand the time […]

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What an amazing year it has been at Fly Water Travel! 2013 has been a whirlwind of adventure and we are continually humbled by the passion and patronage of our amazing clientele. Our continuing goal is to visit every destination we promote and 2013 was no different. Members of the Fly Water crew traveled to […]

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Discount Trip – Playa Blanca – October 2013

Playa Blanca Lodge, Mexico Available Date: October 19 – 26, 2013 Discount Rate: $2,999.00 per person based on double occupancy (regular rate = $3,993.00) If you love saltwater angling on the fly and have a flexible schedule, this discount trip from Playa Blanca is for you. The resident populations of permit, bones and tarpon within […]

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Yucatan Tarpon Tour – 2014 Hosted Trips

2014 Yucatan Tarpon Tours – Hosted by Marco Ruz Come experience the ultimate in baby tarpon fishing at two of the world’s most prolific tarpon destinations. The northern coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula harbors an astounding population of juvenile tarpon. Anglers target fish from specially designed panga boats designed to accommodate fly anglers. The action […]

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2013 Tarpon Tour – Trip Report

The 2013 Tarpon Tour was a great success! Please check out this e-zine trip report for a comprehensive look at what a tarpon trip to the northern Yucatan peninsula entails. Call Dylan at 800.552.2729 to get your tarpon trip on the books for 2014!

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Trip Report, Tarpon Tour 2013

Tarpon Tour 2013 by Dylan Rose Eight intrepid anglers and I set out at the end of May to visit two of my favorite destinations. Tarpon Cay Lodge and Isla Del Sabalo are both operations that focus solely on the pursuit of baby tarpon on the fly. Of the eight experienced anglers only three had […]

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Discount Trip, Pesca Mahahual, Family Special

With a busy family home life, it can be extremely difficult to sneak out on a fishing trip and neglect valuable free time with the family. More and more anglers are finding ways to include the whole family on their saltwater fishing trips and Pesca Mahahual offers the perfect solution. Fantastic opportunities for both wade […]

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