Tag Archives: Flats

Los Roques Meet & Greet with Chris Yrazabal from Sight Cast | Monday, September 16th – 6:30PM

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When: Monday, September 16th at 6:30PM Stop by the shop for a cold beer or a class of wine and an informal meet and greet session with Chris Yrazabal, owner of Sight Cast, the premier fly fishing outfitter on Gran … Continue reading

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

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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 … Continue reading

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Palometa Club Lands 500th Permit! (And Counting)

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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 … Continue reading

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A Fishery Reinvented – Ascension Bay & The Palometa Club

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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 … Continue reading

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A Word About Saltwater Fishing in the Summertime & Isla Holbox Tarpon Fishing

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Too many traveling anglers just blow off the saltwater during the summer.  Rightfully so, it is the time to head to the Rockies, Alaska, or Kamchatka.  However, some of the best saltwater action happens in the summertime.  Yes, there can … Continue reading

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Palometa Club 500 Permit Update – 493 (7 Remaining)

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BOOK NOW OR MISS OUT ON A CHANCE AT MAKING HISTORY.              (AND A FREE TRIP) The Palometa Club on Ascension Bay is about to make headlines with landing their 500th permit in only their 6th season of operation (Note, TPC … Continue reading

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Worried About Piracy in Seychelles? Don’t Be. Here is Why.

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Worried About Piracy in Seychelles?  Don’t Be… It is impossible to accurately describe a trip to Seychelles.  There is simply nothing that compares with the beauty, uniqueness, and sensational flats fishing.  We have collectively visited Alphonse Island five times, on … Continue reading

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Palometa Club R&D Mission

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Ascension Bay Trip Report We just returned from a few days of fruitful research and development on the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico.  My traveling companions were Brent Boone from the shop, and Captain Bryan Carter – our headliner redfish guide … Continue reading

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Star Pupil!

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One of my star casting students, Jenny Landry recently took a trip with her husband Brant to the flats of Belize searching for bonefish, and she caught plenty! I’ll preface these photos by saying I am not in the slightest … Continue reading

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Seychelles… March 26 – April 5, 2009

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  One of my favorite benefits of being in the fly fishing industry is having the opportunity to revisit epic fishing spots. In this case, my visit to Alphonse Island and the St. Francois Lagoon in Seychelles was my fourth. … Continue reading

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