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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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!

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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Video: The Incredible Astove Atoll

Here’s the latest production from our favorite Lithuanian/Norwegian filmmakers, Nerijus and Vaidas of Black Fly Eyes. Last year, they headed to Alphonse, one of the Outer Seychelles, and came . . .

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Video: How to Tie Koga’s Hula Charlie

California fly tier Peter Koga spends a lot of time chasing the big bonefish of Hawaii’s tricky flats fishery, and he has developed patterns for use when these trophy fish get finicky. His Hula . . .

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Classic Video Tips: The Basics of Bonefishing

The first time I cast to bonefish, in Belize in the late 90s, I had done very little to prepare for the trip. . .and it showed. My guide ended up yelling at me for various failures on my part, and it . . .

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Photos: Winter Is Trophy Bonefish Time on Grand Bahama

Written by: Greg Vincent, H2O Bonefishing


Winter weather may be a bit less reliable, but the rewards are worth it.
Photos courtesy H20 Bonefishing

Most seasoned saltwater anglers know that the safest times to head for The Bahamas are from March to June and October through November. Those are the periods when the weather is . . .

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Video: “The Jungle’s Edge” Trailer

Here’s a cool trailer for an upcoming film by Capture Adventures Media & Anglers Eye Media, who aim to take us on an adventure off the coast of Central America. Here’s how they describe . . .

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