Belize Fly Fishing
Within these pages you will learn about terrific Belize fly fishing vacations. If you are interested in reef fishing or flats fishing for bonefish, tarpon, permit, snook and a host of others species, you’ll find a Belize lodge to satisfy your desire for flats fishing.
Anglers enjoy Belize year-round due to its pleasant climate. Belize’s reef and coastal flats provide some of the best sport fishing in the Western Hemisphere. The numerous opportunities for world class flats Belize fly fishing make it even better along with the great Belize lodges.
There is no better get away than Belize, an English speaking nation located just south of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. Belize is easily accessible by air, as there are daily flights from Atlanta, Charlotte, Dallas, Houston and Miami.
Protected by the largest barrier reef in North America, the transparent waters of Belize offer permit, bonefish, tarpon, snook. Additionally, a multitude of other species including barracuda, sharks, grouper and snapper and an other of reef species.
Edward Johnston, of Leisure Time Travel, has visited the Belize lodges many times. There is no substitute for experience!
In conjunction with your stay in any of the Belize lodges, we offer day trips to Mayan ruins. Including, but not limited to: Tikal, Sailing to Caye Caulker, a Jungle River Run trip, Manatee and snorkeling tours, Scuba Diving. Also, we can arrange side trips to Mountain Pine Ridge, The Panti Medicine trail, Guanacaste Park, the wildlife Zoo, Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary, and the Inland Blue Hole and St. Herman’s Cave.
Several of the Belize lodges offer non-fishing activities for you, your spouse, and other non-fishing guests. We will help you compare each lodge to select the one that best meet your needs.
And, don’t forget to check out our Last Minute Specials.
Belize River Lodge: A proven world class Belize fly fishing lodge since 1960. The Belize lodge is located just ten minutes from the Belize International Airport, approximately 10 miles north of Belize City, and 4 miles up-river from the Caribbean Sea. Belize River Lodge operates two systems of fishing; fishing from the Lodge and fishing from the Motherships. Fine Belizean hospitality!
Here is our latest on-site report for Belize River Lodge.
El Pescador Lodge: Located on Ambergris Caye, these waters contain the only classic tarpon flats outside of south Florida. These fishing grounds stretch for over 200 square miles. This Belize lodges offers some of the best sight casting in the world for tarpon, permit, bonefish or Jack crevalle. Catering to all types of fishermen, their staff of courteous English-speaking guides accommodate every type of angler at every skill level. Ideal for visits less than a week.
Copal Tree Lodge: Some of the world’s finest Belize fly fishing for permit in the Port Honduras region of Southern Belize. This luxurious lodge (formerly known as Belcampo Belize Lodge), is conveniently located near the town of Punta Gorda. Punta Gorda is located about 100 miles south of Belize City. The Resort encompasses 470 acres nestled in coastal mountains and Rainforest along 1.5 miles of the Rio Grande river! In addition to world-class Belize fly fishing, Copal Tree Lodge is host to numerous eco-adventure tours.
Turneffe Flats Lodge: Belize’s best out-island flats fishing. Turneffe Flats is one of the world’s premier saltwater flats Belize fly fishing destinations. Imagine awakening in your beach-front cabin to morning coffee or tea served on your veranda. Only about thirty feet of white sand beach between you and the surf. The staff at Turneffe Flats strives to provide the best possible personalized service for a limited number of guests in a relaxed tropical setting. Great Belize fly fishing for big bones, tarpon and plenty of permit. Beautiful reefs. Sumptuous island cuisine.
Here is an interesting short story that Edward Johnston wrote about both, Turneffe Flats Lodge and Turneffe Island Lodge. The story is called “The Tale of Tacu –Flats Fishing Turneffe Island Belize.”
Turneffe Island Lodge: Located 30 miles off Central American coast of Belize, on some of the most fertile bonefish flats imaginable. For over 30 years, the Turneffe Island Lodge is one of the top flats fishing destinations in the Caribbean. Just imagine, fishing miles of easy- wading flats teeming with schools of fighting bonefish and permit. . . Or simply sitting back, isolated miles away from the world outside, and relaxing at the newly restored, historic Turneffe Island Lodge. Belize’s best out-island flats fishing.
Long Caye Island Resort: The Outpost at Long Caye sits on the front of an island overlooking Belize’s Barrier Reef and offers spectacular views of the sparking blue-green waters of the Caribbean Sea. The Outpost caters to anglers and people who are just looking to get away from it all in a comfortable and relaxing setting. Fine Belizean hospitality! You can book Long Caye Island Resort in combination with a visit to Belize River Lodge.
Last Minute Specials: When the Belize lodges have a week that has not been booked as of a certain date, they will run “special deals.” We research our lodges and post all the current specials on this site! Better act quick before the deals are all gone!
Leisure Time Travel – Your best and most knowledgeable choice for fishing the Caribbean.
Leisure Time Travel Inc.
531 N. Citrus Ave.
Crystal River, Florida 34428