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Fishing Tips for anglers visiting Belize

Here is a collection of tips and tricks for anglers fishing Belize for the first time.

Bonefish Best Practices for Catch and Release

Published in Jan 2018

Bonefish and Tarpon Trust provide this set of guidelines for anglers catching and releasing bonefish. In Belize, the bonefish is a protected species. All bonefish all must be released. Just because a fish swims away doesn't mean that it lives to be caught another day. Learn how to do it right. more

Ten Tips to Enhance Your Fishing Trip

Published in May 2010

Here are ten things you can do to enhance your salt water flats guided fishing at El Pescador Lodge, Belize. more

Spin Fishing at El Pescador

Published in Sep 2009

El Pescador resort in Ambergris Caye, Belize is known worldwide as one of the finest saltwater flats fisheries anywhere. The incredible opportunities presented by this fishery apply as much to the spin fisher as the fly fisher. more

Cheap Gear and False Economy

Published in Aug 2009

Anglers new to saltwater fly fishing will learn faster and save money in the long run by investing in quality gear. more

Saltwater Fly Lines

Published in Aug 2009

Saltwater fish are always on the move and you probably have just one cast to a given fish. Increase your odds by selecting a line that will quickly deliver the fly with a minimum of false casts. more

Tarpon Flies

Published in Jun 2009

You should always be willing to switch different patterns while chasing tarpon in Belize. Black Deaths are not always what works. more

Make Your Cast Count

Published in Feb 2008

Over many years of saltwater flats fishing, a few major lessons creep into one's consciousness. Perhaps the very most important, at least in this writer's experience, is simply this: MAKE THE FIRST CAST COUNT. more

Realistic Expectations while Fishing

Published in Jan 2008

At El Pescador in Ambergris Caye, Belize, we have over 200 square miles of flats fishing and an abundant and diverse fishery. So what should your expectations be? more

Keep Stripping

Published in Dec 2007

No ... we're not talking about removing your clothes. Having spent literally thousands of hours on the flats, I have learned that often, just when I'm about to give up and cast again to another fish, a fish eats my fly right next to the boat more

Fly Fishing from a Kayak

Published in Dec 2007

Rarely fished flats behind Ambergris Caye offer the kayaker incredible opportunities for large bones. Miles of water is accessible and our kayaks are complimentary for guests. more

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