Beneath Belize’s turquoise Caribbean waters and crystal clear rivers exists a thriving fish population, among other spectacular sea life. Both professional and leisure anglers traveling to Belize will find that their experience on our waters will be one for the records!
Popular species of fish in Belize, such as the, snapper, snook, bonefish, jacks, and barracuda, are always eager for a bite and a fight. On your Belize Fishing Tour, take a moment to relish in the tranquility of the open Caribbean Sea, steady river streams and lagoons while enjoying great conversations.
In Belize anglers hoping to make a grand or super slam will find that it is attainable and for those seeking other fishing challenges, sign up for one of the many fishing competitions around-town. Upcoming fishing tournaments include the “Tres Pescados-Fly Fishing Tournament” in Ambergris-San Pedro Caye, August 23 – 25, 2012. The 14th Annual Placencia, Belize Tourism Industry Association (BTIA) Salt Water Fishing Tournament, September 7-9.
Another popular fishing competition is, the “El Pescador-Grand Slam Tagging Invitational”, which will be held during January 24 – 26, 2013.
Choose from “salt water flats fishing”, fly-fishing, blind casting, snorkeling (spear-in-hand) and more.
As a relatively small country, approximately 8,867 square miles, Belize’s wealth is in its diverse attractions, its many remote private and commercial cayes, friendly people and its historical mystique. Tour guides will aid anglers in locating the prime fishing areas, along our Barrier Reef, around the Port of Honduras or in one of our rivers.
Eco-friendly anglers can also enjoy catch-and-release fishing in Marine Reserve areas. A full-day of trawling adventures on the waters is great for connecting with mother-nature, and a bonding time for fishing lovers of all ages. See why Belize is the best place to be every season!