Tag Archives: fly-fishing for bonefish

Video: Living Free on the Remote Coast of Cuba


Written by: Phil Monahan

Orvis CEO Perk Perkins spent 30 years building a career and a business to be proud of. But what he really loves is adventure travel, and his working life has been book-ended by exploration. In this . . .

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Pro Tips: Top 10 Flies for Bahamas Bonefish

Written by: Joe Buntom, Deep Water Cay


Angler Rory MacKay shows off a 15.44-pound bonefish, a Deep Water Cay Lodge record caught in June 2015.
Photo courtesy Deep Water Cay

Deep Water Cay, located on the east end of Grand Bahama Island, is surrounding by nearly 250 square miles of pristine flats, creeks, and channels that hold some of the biggest bonefish, . . .

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Story: Here Lie the Bones. . .of South Andros


Written by: Phil Monahan

My first trip to The Bahamas introduced me to “real” sight-fishing for bonefish on the flats/
All photos by Sandy Hays

“Shark.” Pointing absentmindedly to our right, Norman said the word in the same bored tone that one normally hears from airline pilots and classical-music deejays. But I was eleven . . .

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Video: Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, Then and Now


Tailing bonefish in slick water at dawn – it doesn’t get any better than this.
Photo by Adams

As I crept along a mangrove-fringed shoreline in shin-deep water, I could barely make out the tips of a bonefish tail and dorsal fin in the pre-dawn light. The fish slowly searched the shallows for . . .

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Video: How to Properly Catch and Release a Bonefish


Written by: Phil Monahan

Here’s a great video from Bonefish & Tarpon Trust‘s Bahamas Initiative Manager, Justin Lewis, who explains why proper fish handling is essential to the survival of your catch and to the overall . . .

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5 Things You Need to Know about Travel to Cuba

Written by: Sarah Thies, Manager of Orvis Travel


Cuba’s pristine flats, stunning fish, and experienced guides are still welcoming American visitors.

If you’ve been thinking about visiting Cuba, you’re probably aware that the federal government has just announced a new policy that features tougher restrictions on American travelers. This has . . .

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Wanna Catch Bonefish in Cuba with Tom Rosenbauer?


Written by: Phil Monahan

The bonefish flats of Cuba are pristine, and the fish are relatively unpressured.
Photos courtesy Orvis Travel

Expansive, rarely-fished saltwater flats. World-class bonefishing with shots at tarpon and permit. Delicious, home-cooked meals. Vibrant culture. Warm, welcoming people. Illuminating . . .

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Photos: Discovering the Bonefish Flats of Belize

Written by: Seth Berger, Orvis Adventures


During his week at El Pescador, Seth landed quite a few ghosts of the flats.
Photos by Seth Berger

On my first trip to Belize, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. I’d seen the videos of bonefish taking you into your backing, and 100-pound tarpon tail-walking across the flats, but I tried to manage . . .

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Video: Viva Cuba!


Written by: Phil Monahan

Here’s a very cool video in which anglers Jonathan Jones, a.k.a. Redbeard, and Ross Kingsley let it fly in the unspoiled waters of Cuba’s Cayo Cruz Marine Park. Now that Cuba is open to . . .

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