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

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 Roque Island in Los Roques. W […]

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 […]

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

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 be uncom […]

Palometa Club 500 Permit Update – 493 (7 Remaining)



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 is only open […]

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

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 Alp […]

Palometa Club R&D Mission

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 […]

Star Pupil!

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 surprised at how well she di […]

Seychelles… March 26 – April 5, 2009


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. Unlike first-timers, t […]