I always wondered about those guys with the lower half of their faces wrapped, their eyes covered with reflective sunshades, and maybe wearing a hat. They often have on long sleeved shirts with many, many pockets, and long pants too.

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Perhaps you’ve seen those same guys without their usual garb on, the sun marks clearly visible on their faces, that tell-tale bright patch of skin (generally the eye region) standing out from the sun-baked rest of their face. Fishermen. Most importantly…fly fishermen.

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How do they do it? What keeps them out on the flats, in nooks of the lagoon side of the island, patiently awaiting for that Grand Slam (3 fish in one day: Tarpon, Permit and Bonefish)?

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Maybe it’s the sight of these elusive creatures that they land, then release. The fight between man and fish, with man occasionally winning…

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Follow El Pescador Lodge and Villas, especially on Facebook, to see more amazing images of the awesome catches and guides! Their great captions on the photos, and the comments below show a strong love for the fly fishing game.

(Photos from El Pescador)

Follow their website reports to plan your next fly fishing adventure with some of the best!

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About the Author: Mary Gonzalez

Mary Gonzalez writes under the pseudonym ‘Tia Chocolate’. Tia Chocolate enjoys writing short stories that focus on her life growing up in the small Maya village of San Antonio, Cayo District, Belize.

Tia loves (and we mean LOVE) eating and writing about her food experiences, often times trying out new recipes to try and recreate the foods of her memories. She also loves to travel, indulging in the culture wherever she is privy to visit.

She is slave to a giant cat named Kitty Boo Boo, and her cooking exploits are enjoyed by her significant other, Pookie.


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