Tom’s Amazing Experience in Cuba: It’s Not Just About Fishing


Cuba’s bonefish habitat is vast, unspoiled, and does not see heavy fishing pressure.
Photos by Tom Rosenbauer

For the past two Decembers, I have been lucky enough to host an Orvis Adventures trip to Cuba, and for an all-around experience, the trip is so satisfying on many levels. First, I had always wanted to . . .

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Video: Fly-Fishing in the Gardens of the Queen

Here’s a beautiful and exciting video from Cuba’s Jardines de la Reina, or Gardens of the Queen, an archipelago and marine reserve off the southern coast of the island that offer spectacular fly fishing for a variety of species. From tarpon and jacks . . .

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Video: Living Free on the Remote Coast of Cuba

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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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?


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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Video: Viva Cuba!

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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Podcast: Fly-Fishing in Cuba with Felipe Rodriguez


Felipe Rodriguez knows more about Cuban fly fishing than almost anyone.
Photo via Facebook

In this week’s podcast, I was honored to have Felipe Rodriguez in the studio. Felipe is the head guide for the Orvis trips to Cuba, . . .

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Photos: Big Bones in Cuba


This Cuban bone has got some serious shoulders.
Photos courtesy Pontus Gunlycke

Our Swedish pal Pontus Gunlycke, who runs a fly-fishing blog called Salmoniserad, apparently didn’t have enough fun on his last saltwater trip, to Lakshadweep, so he hopped down to . . .

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Video: Why Do We Love Bonefish?

Now that the U.S. is normalizing relations with Cuba, we can expect to see a lot more saltwater videos from a part of the world that was off-limits to most American anglers for the past half . . .

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