The One That Got Away #3: Permit Pain

After learning the hard way why rental companies don’t allow small sedans on that road–water was coming in through the doors–we finally arrived, bug-bitten and damp, at the small village of Punta Allen. Despite our lack of reservations, I was able to . . .

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Video: Xcalak’s Salty Buffet

Author Phil MonahanPosted on April 2, 2019Categories Fly Fishing
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Here’s the second installment of the “Buffet Series” from Gilbert Rowley and Phil Tuttle. In this video, they explore the salty goodness around Xcalak, on one of the last “unspoiled” stretches of Mexican Caribbean coast just north of the Belize . . .

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Video: Hungry Life in the Southern Yucatan

A couple weeks ago, we posted a video about chef Eduardo Garcia fishing Texas’s Laguna Madre as part of his series “Hungry Life.” Here’s another brilliant episode, this time from Mexico, where . . .

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Photos: Mexican Roosters (and More) on the Fly

Written by: Dave Danley, Falcon’s Ledge

Dave poses with one of the larger roosterfish from the second day out in Mexico.
Photos courtesy Dave Danley

My friend, Jeff Andrus, and I recently made a trip to the La Paz, Mexico area to enjoy some fly fishing and to relax with our wives. We hooked up with Jeff deBrown at The Reel Baja, who . . .

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Photos: A Plethora of Permit in Mexico

Written by: Doc Thompson

This fish is about ten times the size of the mountain trout Doc usually catches.
Photos courtesy Doc Thompson

I recently returned from my annual hosted trip to Playa Blanca and Casa Blanca Lodges. The week at Playa Blanca was all about permit. The group combined for 11 permit landed, several break . . .

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Video: “Wunderschön” in Ascension Bay

Here’s a great video all about the relaxed peace and tranquility Ascension Bay offers, studded with vistas of heart wrenching beauty. Oh, and there are bonefish and permit to be caught. The. . .

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Photos: Sibling Rivalry and Huge Mexican Bass

Written by: Don Rogers

Don Rogers and guide Oscar Rodriquez celebrate a 4.5-pound largemouth bass on Lake Comandero.
Photo courtesy Don Rogers

After hearing reports of huge largemouth bass south of the border for years from my brother, I finally convinced a group of conventional anglers that I could probably land a largemouth on. . .

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