Salt water fly fishing is on most fly fishermen’s bucket list. Once you experience it, it’s easy to see why. Searching for tarpon, bonefish, permit and barracuda on the flats is elating. Fishing with poppers beachside looking for Crevalle Jack’s and Snook while standing in the surf is an exciting experience as well. Whether you are a flats rat or love standing in the surf, salt water fly fishing is an adventure as well as an opportunity to see a wide variety of wildlife and sea life.
In most regions, this type of fishing requires staying in a lodge. For the dedicated, hardcore fisherman, life in a fishing lodge can be a fantastic experience. But if you have a non-fishing spouse or family in tow, you will want to find an area that offers entertainment other than angling. In addition to world class salt water fly fishing, the Yucatan Peninsula offers great food, gorgeous caribbean beaches, Mayan ruins, underground rivers, zip lining, adventure parks, snorkeling, 6,000 Cenotes and great beer.
There are several areas around the Yucatan Peninsula where you can marry your love for fly fishing with rich culture and cuisine. Some of these areas include Rio Lagartos, Isla Holbox, Isla Blanca, Cozumel, Boca Paila, Punta Allen, Mahahual, and Xcalak. Each of these locations offer different fishing experiences as well as a range of activities. If you would like more detailed information on each of these locations please follow @yucatanonthefly on Facebook and or sign up for our exclusive emails. We will provide fishing updates, gear tests, and special offers throughout the year.
We hope you have the opportunity to experience salt water fly fishing in the Yucatan. We promise you will not be disappointed.