Fishing Belize

Tarpon fishing in Belize

Fishing in Belize has something to offer even the pickiest of sportfishermen and women. Stalk a Grand Slam on the saltwater flats with your fly rod, or hire one of our great Belize fishing charters and troll offshore for billfish and tuna. And luxury vacation spots don’t get much better either. The world-famous flats fishing in Belize has drawn anglers from the far reaches of the world.

The bad thing about this fishing paradise is that once you get there, you don’t want to leave. Belize has relatively undeveloped shorelines that are a dream for inshore and flats fishing—Tarpon, Bonefish, and Permit swarm the river mouths, creeks, bays, and estuaries.

Belize Fishing Hotspots

Ambergris Caye

Known as offering world-class fly-fishing for tarpon, bonefish and permit, Ambergris Caye is a top choice for anglers, eco adventures, couples and families looking for the best of Belize. This lodge offers the highest level of service and the best guides on the island. In addition to the fabulous flats fishing, you can also fish the second longest reef for many different species!

Whether you’re fishing Belize on the flats, stalking the Grand Slam, diving in and around our world famous barrier reef, or just relaxing in a tropical paradise, our Orvis Endorsed fly fishing lodge and resort on Ambergris Caye will suit the bill. At this fishing resort you can achieve the anglers’ ultimate dream – a Grand Slam of bonefish, tarpon and permit. The saltwater flats of Belize are world renowned for offering the opportunity to sight cast to tarpon 12 months a year. Fishing Belize lagoons can turn up lady fish or snook, or you can go offshore to the reef into the deep water for tuna and wahoo. Troll the reef for king fish or barracuda. Jig the bottom for snapper and grouper. The choice is yours.

Belize City

Placencia

Belize Barrier Reef

This beautiful, thriving ecosystem is one of the most diverse examples of living coral in the world, and is even on the UNESCO World Heritage list. The reef is the perfect habitat for Black grouper, barracuda, snappers, and wahoo. In the deeper water, just beyond the offshore edge of the reef, the deep waters teem with marlin, mahi mahi, and tuna.

Bonefishing is excellent year round and our water temps do not fluctuate with cold front like farther north such as the Florida Keys or Bahamas.
Bonefishing is excellent year round and our water temps do not fluctuate with cold front like farther north such as the Florida Keys or Bahamas.

Why you should consider fishing Belize

  • Great accommodations ranging from a 5-star Resort to unguided fishing within walking distance of the flats.
  • All four species of the grand slam are available in this area (Tarpon, Snook, Permit, and Bonefish)
  • The shallow water of Belize offers the only classic tarpon flats outside South Florida.
  • Offshore fishing on the reef for tuna, wahoo, king fish, barracuda, snapper, and grouper.
  • February to August is the best time of year.
  • Excellent corporate retreat.
  • Great spouse and/or family destination. Bring your wife and family, even if they don’t fish!
  • Any fishing experience level can be accommodated.

We offer affordable DIY trips as well and can accommodate you with golf cart, kayaks, and paddle boards to explore what Ambergris Caye has to offer.

Unguided fishing in Belize

We offer affordable DIY trips as well and can accommodate you with golf cart, kayaks, and paddle boards to explore what Ambergris Caye has to offer. You will enjoy the rich island culture, authentic restaurants, and challenge of stalking the flats by foot.

No matter what type of outdoor activity you love, Outdoors International has you covered. With hundreds of outfitters and countless activities, we’re nearly certain to find exactly what you’re looking for. Focus on what you want to do, let us worry about the details.

With an amazing amount of domestic and International hunting experience, Outdoors International Adventure Consultants will help you with the research, booking process, and consult with you so your adventure is safe, successful, and goes without a hitch. We work with a number of vetted Outfitters, and that gives us the ability to match you with the outfitter that we think will be the best adventure for you.

When you’re ready to start planning your trip, just contact us or fill out the form on this page. Be sure to let us know exactly what kind of trip you have in mind, and we’ll do our best to help you find the perfect outfitter and get it booked.

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