Written by: Jenny Mayrell-Woodruff, Fly Fish Beavers Bend
That’s no bonefish, even though it was landed on a set up more approriate for smaller quarry.
Photo by Rob Woodruff
My husband, Orvis-endorsed guide Rob Woodruff, and I were married at El Pescador in Belize back in 2013. Since then, we have been fortunate enough to return at least twice a year on our hosted . . .
Written by: Cynthia Harkness, Orvis Dedham (MA)
Cynthia is all smiles after achieving her dream of landing a tarpon on the fly.
Photos courtesy Cynthia Harkness
In September, I hosted a fantastic group of female anglers on a fly-fishing adventure to El Pescador, in Belize, through Orvis Travel. It was a trip of many firsts: . . .
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 . . .
By Benjamin Gossett, Fishing Manager, Orvis Houston
Birthday boy Gordy (left) celebrates both his birthday and Trey Oliver’s first permit.
Photo by Benjamin Gossett
Anytime I get to head to down to Belize is special, and El Pescador is a special place, so I was excited to be there for the last Belize Bonefish Bonanza of 2016. A rain-filled cloudy start to . . .
Written by: Dan Davala, Orvis Adventures
Angler Geoff Burke battles his first tarpon on the fly in Belize.
Photo by Dan Davala
We had a blast during the the October Bonefish Bonanza at El Pescador, and the fishing and weather were great! I had the privilege of watching my friend, Geoff Burke, catch his first . . .
Written by: William G. Tapply
Although a trout angler at heart, Bill Tapply also loved casting in the salt.
Photo courtesy Vicki Stiefel
The first time I went to Belize, the wind howled for a week. Andy and I stayed in a lodge with ten other fanatical tarpon anglers, and in that entire week, twelve fishermen, supervised by six . . .
Former Orvis Cleveland Fishing Manager Jim Lampros shows off a Belize tarpon.
Photo by Dan Davala
About four feet of Mason leader material was looped around Andy’s bent knee. He kept fiddling with the Mason and frowning at the book he’d propped open on the table beside his . . .
Extensive development of Blackadore Caye could lead to the destruction of much more flats habitat in Belize.
Photo via facebook.com/defendblackadore
We posted back in February about the proposed development of Blackadore Caye, in the middle of the fantastic fishery of Belize’s Chetumal Bay. Local residents and anglers—including guides . . .
Actor Leonardo DiCaprio has long had a reputation as an ardent environmentalist, but his proposal to build a vast “eco-friendly” resort on a small Belizian Caye has many fly fishers and locals. . .
Written by: Michael “Misha” Gill
The author with his first-day first permit from the flats of southern Belize.
Photo by Jason Westby
I think I’m the Benjamin Button of flats fishing. It’s like I started at the end and regressed over the course of the day. I mean, who goes flats fishing for the first time and catches a. . .