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Old 06-01-2018, 11:32 PM
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Spent 10 days in Belize in 1999 for our honeymoon and now it?s time to take the kids. Caught a lot of bonefish and ladyfish when we were in Ambergris, but going to Placencia this time. Anyone have any tips on fishing guides in that area? I know Orvis has a deal with one of the resorts but that might not be best for the kids. Appreciate any directions you all can give.
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Old 08-23-2018, 11:17 AM
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So we're just back from Placencia, Belize and all I can say is... Go there as soon as you can.

Placencia in the South is a part of Belize that is still much less "discovered" than places like Ambergris in the North. It's a peninsula surrounded by water - Caribbean on one side and Placencia Lagoon on the other. Both offer great fishing.

No matter the target - snook, snapper, billfish, wahoo, king mackerel, barracuda, tarpon, bonefish, permit, etc. - the fishing is tremendous. My son caught a nice king and the guide took us to a local caye and cooked it up for us.

On another trip, I spent 6 hours (4-hr trip, but he gave me 2 extra because he was having a good time - who does that?) with a guide on the reef and while I saw (and spooked) upwards of 25 permit, I did not see another person all day. Got to love that fish-to-fisherman ratio.

Definitely a trip to put on your bucket list.
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awesome report, thanks!
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