You can be a citizen scientist while you fish!
Photo by Sandy Hays
When I was in Belize last fall, staying at El Pescador, I had a chance to fish with my friend Aaron Adams of Bonefish & Tarpon Trust. That night, Aaron gave a fascinating presentation about. . .
Written by: Reid Bryant
John Kelley proudly holds a permit he landed with the help of his guide, Yogi.
Photo by Reid Bryant
A few weeks back, my wife, Kim, and I travelled to Punta Gorda, Belize, to serve as hosts on Orvis Adventures hosted Couples Week at Belcampo Lodge. This week was intended to give. . .
Written by: Sarah Thies, Manager of Orvis Travel
When it comes to permit, landing one of any size is a real accomplishment.
Photo by Sy Traub
Above is a photo of an accidental permit. Darren Traub and his father, Sy (from Allentown, Pennsylvania), have been fly fishing together for years throughout the U.S., including. . .
Frank Ricchio is all smiles after landing this bone.
Photo by Paul Mueller
Here are some great shots from the October Bonefish Bonanza at El Pescador in Belize. Even though these events are centered on the namesake bonefish, I think these photos do a. . .
Not a bad way to kick off a few days on the flats of Belize!
Photo courtesy Dan Davala
Dan Davala and head of Orvis Travel Sarah Thies are down at El Pescador hosting the penultimate 2015 Bonefish Bonanaza trip. Dan got to kick things off a day early, so he headed. . .
Beautiful Dangriga in southern Belize
Photo by Rare
For the past two years Orvis and its wonderful customers have helped to fund Rare Conservation’s Fish Forever campaign in Belize. Preserving and protecting vitally important (and breathtakingly beautiful) sites like the one above through Managed Access not only helps to save our natural resources but also leads to economic stability. Everyone wins
Joe and guide Bruce Leslie show off another permit caught on the “secret fly.”
Photos courtesy Joe Carabello
Prior to last year’s trip to Placencia, Belize, I stopped by the Orvis Flagship store in Manchester, Vermont to pick up a few crab flies. It was the first time I had seen the Grand Slam Crab, . . .
But the boy wins the numbers game after all.
Last month, Kae Brockermeyer and his 17-year-old grandson Jack attended our Belize Bonefish Bonanza at El Pescador. They enjoyed a fun rivalry, with Jack scoring first on tarpona. . .
Written by: Dan Davala, Orvis Arlington
It took three trips, but Dan finally got his first belize tarpon.Photo courtesy Dan Davala
Here’s a shot of the tarpon I caught today on Savannah Flats in Belize. The colors on these fish are so incredible, mottled blues and greens that perfectly blend with the surroundings. This is. . .
Written by: Joseph Pinkard, Orvis Adventures
Geoff Burke shows off a sweet Belize
Photo by Joseph Pinkard
The odds of catching a permit are about 1 in 25 shots. The odds of hosting a trip to El Pescador in Belize and finding out that guest Geoff Burke and I grew up ten minutes from each other are. . .