Fly fishing the Bountiful Waters of Ascension Bay


Casa Blanca Lodge: Yucatan Mexico : Lesiure Time Travel, Inc.

One of Casa Blanca Lodge's Custom Designed Dolphin Super Skiffs

The crystal clear waters of Ascension Bay and Espiritu Santo Bay offer permit, bonefish, tarpon, snook and a host of other species.  These two bays are located right in the heart of the Sian Ka’an National Park.

Edward Johnston caught a nice Ascension Bay Snook

A Nice Ascension Bay Snook caught by Edward Johnston of Leisure Time Travel, Inc.

Edward Johnston of Leisure Time Travel has been to this part of the Yucatan peninsula twenty-nine times in the past twenty years and has caught 80 permit on fly at Ascension Bay. So to say the least, we have plenty of firsthand experience to share with you.

Ascension Bay Permit Caught by Edward Johnston of Leisure Time Travel, Inc.

Ascension Bay Permit #62 caught on fly by Edward Johnston of Leisure TIme Travel, Inc.

Casa Blanca Lodge, Playa Blanca Lodge and Casa Redonda Suites are three first class lodges located on the Ascension Bay. All the rooms are large and air-conditioned. There is an abundance of staff. The food is an excellent combination of Mexican, Mayan, and American dishes. The service is great. And the water is very drinkable and purified as it comes from a reverse osmosis system. These lodges access some of the last remote fisheries in the Caribean. If you are looking for a refined resort experience with luxury accommodations in remote locations, your search is over. [Read more…]

Beautiful New Fishing Lodge–Grand Slam Lodge!

Serene waters of Grand Slam Lodge

Serene Caribbean Waters of Grand Slam Fly Fishing Lodge at Dawn

Leisure Time Travel, Inc. gladly adds this new lodge to our list of Yucatan Lodges. Grand Slam Lodge is located on the northern edge of Ascension Bay which is located in the middle of the huge acres of Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve.

While at Grand Slam Lodge you will spend your days sight casting for Bonefish, Tarpon and Permit. Your evening will be spent enjoying all the luxurious items the lodge has to offer.

Grand Slam Lodges rooms are just feet from the relaxing pool

Grand Slam Fly Fishing Lodge Cabana

The lodge has 12 spacious luxury cabanas situated along the beach. Also on the property is the Kai restaurant and bar, the Grand Slam office and the fly shop. All rooms have air conditioning, a comfortable bed dressed in fine linens, tile floors, deluxe bathrooms, and a flat screen satellite TV…and the list doesn’t stop here.

Your fishing days will begin and end directly in front of the lodge. If it is too windy outside, the lodge also offers a dock on the back side of the island about 5 minutes away that you can board your boat from. You will be fishing from a well designed and efficient 21’ custom fiberglass fishing boat equipped with late model outboard motors. These Panga boats have plenty of storage and a large stable casting platform. [Read more…]

Andros Island, Bahamas : Bonefish Capital of the World

Andros Island Bonefish Club. Andros Island, Bahamas is the largest and least inhabited island of the 700 islands of the Bahamas.  Andros is known as the bonefish capital of the world. It is approximately one hundred and eight miles long by forty miles wide. The third largest Barrier Reef in the world runs along the entire length of the eastern coast of Andros. The reef is one hundred forty miles from north to south, and the outer edge drops off steeply to depths more than six thousand feet deep.

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