With popper and lure fishing fast becoming the biggest technique practised amongst the travelling angler so if you take any activity and push it to the wildest edge, you create magic. Sport fishing along the pristine coastline of Gabon is definitely one such activity. Your need to fish wild remote waters, may well be what drives you.
Tarpon Fly Fishing Holidays
Every saltwater sport fisherman has heard of the Tarpon and if you have had the chance to catch one, you will know how addictive and how frustrating these fish can be. The bone hard mouths make them very hard to stick on the hook and you should expect to land 1 in 8 fish hooked. Living in both, fresh and saltwater, they are found in and around many different countries. The most famous is Florida and Costa Rica. Both offer different ways of targeting them, but the best is certainly on the fly.
Silver King Lodge in Costa Rica has over the last few years built a reputation as one of the best huge Tarpon destinations around the world. Silver King Lodge is located in a lush tropical environment on the banks of the Rio Colorado on the northeast coast of Costa Rica.
Without doubt one of the world’s finest fly fishing Tarpon destinations that has managed to stay below the radar resulting in large and aggressive Tarpon who are not afraid to charge and inhale a fly. Overall, expect many shots at fish from 60 to over 200LBS each day as the Tarpon are active feeding fish with very little fishing pressure.
Holbox Fly Fishing Lodge is the newest Giant and Baby Tarpon fly fishing resort in the clear waters near Cancun. All saltwater fly fishermen will have listened to the stories of giant Tarpon, that readily eat your flies in the open ocean just off the Isla of Holbox and now our lodge brings you closer to the action.
This is flat’s fishing far beyond your wildest dreams! The Isle of Youth lays 100km off the coast of mainland Cuba, nearly straight south of Havana. If Tarpon are on your hit list this is definitely the destination for you. There are both resident and monster migratory Tarpon just waiting for you.