Better to be Lucky

Story written by TPC guest, John Chinuntdet and photographs provided by Tonya Crowe-Chinuntdet

Alonzo, our head guide, whispered, “John, make a cast at 9 o’clock. There is a big school of permit 45 feet away moving off the flat.” I saw black dorsa […]

The Club to Open for Fall Season in 2012!

Due to popular demand, we have decided to open the Club for seven weeks of autumn fishing starting on November 2, 2012. The plan is to stay open until December 21, 2012, close back down for the holidays, and then reopen again (as usual) for the durat […]

The Flagpole. New Tradition.

The newest tradition at the Palometa Club: Each time a guest lands a permit (or more) you get to raise and fly a small blue and white flag on our new flagpole.  While this is a new idea for catch and release permit fishing, colored flags have been a […]

Northern Lights & Stephen P. (AND SLAB)

S.P. and the Little Osprey Nino. 3rd Week is the charm.
By:  Dick Cameron
Anchorage Alaska is a beautiful place for sure but, February can test the metal of even the longtime resident of “The Great Land”. This time of year you are getting skied ou […]

The Oil Patch Crew

Our new best friend in the great white north Mike Gifford of Country Pleasures Fly shop in Calgary Alberta, sent down his first of 3 groups of the season and what a spirited crew they turned out to be. Fishing was a bit on the difficult side but […]

The Mojo Has Returned

Dr. Joe Seelig, on his second week of the season at the Club, has been in a real funk.  Breaking off fish, tough conditions, poor casting, bad knots, ect.  We have all been concerned that our boy had lost his magic.  Not to worry.  The Mojo returned […]

March 23-30 Report from Country Pleasures Group

Victory (5 Times) Photo by: Kevin Sproule
From Mike Gifford of Country Pleasures Fly Shop in Calgary, Alberta
Dick and Kaye got to experience the second full house of Canadian in three weeks at the end of March. This group tended to be a little more […]

Tailwaters Travel awarded U.S. Booking Office for The Palometa Club

From:  David Leake – Tailwaters Travel
Dear Fly Angler,

I am proud to announce Tailwaters Travel has recently been named the Lead Sales and Marketing Office for The Palometa Club, located on the Yucatan Peninsula.  This is a tremendous honor f […]

Palometa Club Lands 500th Permit! (And Counting)

April 9, 2011:  Punta Allen, Mexico – Ascension Bay

The Atlantic Permit is my personal favorite fish to target.  His
beautiful shape, large eyes, rubbery lips, and black sickle tail are
totally unique – but it is his excessive lack of cooperatio […]

A Fishery Reinvented – Ascension Bay & The Palometa Club

Despite having been in the fly fishing travel business for nearly eleven
years, I am still a relative new comer when compared to the industry folks
who enjoyed the fly fishing boom of the 1990s.  We are battling in a much
more competitive mark […]