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Old 10-22-2012, 06:57 PM
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Wife and I are headed for Belize in early November. Going to stay at Turneffe Flats Lodge for a week. Plan on bringing 8 wts for bonefish, 10 wts for barracuda and permit and an 11 wt for tarpon. Have I covered all the bases? Will try to take some pictures and post upon returning.
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My wife and I were at Turneffe Flats 2 years ago. You'll enjoy your stay; great fishing, friendly people, great hosts and knowledgeable guides.

For the Bones, I fished a 7 wt.; overlined with an 8 or 9 wt. line. My wife fished an 8 wt. rod overlined with a 9 wt. line. The Bones at Turneffe are not that large, but the wind is always up; hence the lighter rod/heavier line. For Permit you'll probably be in the lagoon; much less wind than on the outside flats where the Bones are; we used 9 wt. rods/9 wt. line and they worked fine. We didn't see any Tarpon, but I had my 11 wt. rod/11 wt. line with me; just in case.................!

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You have it covered.
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How was the fishing and accomidations? Did you do any diving?
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I really like that usually there is someone here on this forum that has been everywhere and is willing to share
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we spent honeymoon/fishing trip <ha-ha..in belize,,,stayed almost a month,,what GREAT FISHING,,WE HAD THE MOST FUN @south water caye,bones were all over upon landing the boat on arrival,barely got luggage out tryin to grab rods to start casting,,tarpon too!--wifey nailed a 19 pound grey jack all on her own,,,,oooooooh,,,wishin I was fishin~!
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we spent honeymoon/fishing trip <ha-ha..in belize,,,stayed almost a month,,what GREAT FISHING,,WE HAD THE MOST FUN @south water caye,bones were all over upon landing the boat on arrival,barely got luggage out tryin to grab rods to start casting,,tarpon too!--wifey nailed a 19 pound grey jack all on her own,,,,oooooooh,,,wishin I was fishin~!
Yep, South Water Caye is an excellent location.
BTW, a "grey jack" is a Crevalle Jack. Big schools of them chase "sprat" (sardines) around the island, as do Barracuda.
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Default Re: Headed for Belize!

My wife went diving while I went fishing. Lodge, meals, staff, accommodations, guides all first rate.
My wife thought the diving was very good. I caught all the bonefish I wanted and had many shots at permit and managed to catch one.
Our second time there.
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My wife went diving while I went fishing. Lodge, meals, staff, accommodations, guides all first rate.
My wife thought the diving was very good. I caught all the bonefish I wanted and had many shots at permit and managed to catch one.
Our second time there.
Post some photos of your trip, we would love to see them.

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Default Re: Headed for Belize!

I have been wanting to do this trip for a long time now, would definitely want to see some photos and hear what it was like. also figured I would pass this on since your photos would be perfect for it.

https://www.facebook.com/CheekyFlyFi...380964/?type=1

the company is having a photo competition so you might want to check it out. (not spam just passing it along) have an awesome trip friend.
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