BelizeThe permit, Trachinotus falcatus, is a game fish of the western Atlantic ocean belonging to the Carangidae family. Adults feed on crabs, shrimp, and smaller fish.

The permit, Trachinotus falcatus, is a game fish of the western Atlantic ocean belonging to the Carangidae family. Adults feed on crabs, shrimp, and smaller fish.

Permit are the perfect target for anglers obsessed with making the perfect cast, perfect presentation, perfect hook set – implementing perfect skills in bringing the fish to hand. Add to this a little (sometimes a lot) of luck and you have the perfect formula for permit on the fly.

Fishing Permit with a fly rod certainly isn’t for everyone, but for those who enjoy the challenge few feats in fly fishing compare to holding one of these amazing sickle-tailed sport fish in hand. It’s a fish for sickos that don’t know when to quit trying…

Belize River Lodge

Belize

Belize River Lodge is nestled into the rain forest just outside Belize City. It is the easiest Belizean lodge to get to, with nearly limitless flats, mangrove shorelines, and jungle rivers just a ten minute boatride away. Adult (100+ pound) tarpon are...
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Blue Horizon/Thatch Caye Lodge

Belize

Thatch Caye is a very small private island located about 10 miles off the coast of Dangriga, Belize, Central America. We are very excited about the permit fishing operation, Blue Horizon/Thatch Caye Resort, in Southern Belize. This saltwater resort is...
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Casa Blanca Lodge

Mexican Yucatan

Casa Blanca and its sister lodge Playa Blanca are the Caribbean`s premier fly-fishing lodges. Located on the private island of Punta Pájaros, Casa and Playa Blanca feature the closest access of any area lodge to the famed flats of both Ascension and...
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Copal Tree Lodge

Belize

This deluxe jungle lodge represents the finest accommodations of any of southern Belize's hard-core permit destinations, and has some of the best facilities for non-anglers and eco-tourists as well. The southern region of Belize around the sleepy town of Punta Gorda remains relatively un-impacted by tourism.
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Cosmoledo Atoll

Indian Ocean

Cosmoledo is one of the most remote fishing destinations in the world, situated 560 nautical miles SW of Mahe, the capitol and main island of the Seychelles. The atoll is situated a stone’s throw away from the world heritage site of Aldabra, which is often referred to as the Galapagos of the Indian Ocean.
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East End Lodge

Bahamas

East End Lodge is a new flats fishing lodge located at the far end east end of Grand Bahama Island; built and designed specifically for serious flats fishermen looking for a fresh take on fishing the east end of Grand Bahama Island, one of the most famous...
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El Pescador Lodge

Belize

El Pescador is the perfect destination for both serious anglers and those looking to enjoy a combination of fishing, relaxing, and eco-touring. The lodge boasts year-round action for resident tarpon, bonefish patrol the mangrove lined shores and...
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Espiritu Santo Bay Lodge

Mexican Yucatan

ESB Lodge will finally allow saltwater anglers quick and easy access to the last frontier of Caribbean flats fishing – Espiritu Santo Bay. This fishery can provide fantastic action for all four of the Caribbean's famous flats species – permit, tarpon,...
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Farquhar Atoll

Indian Ocean

The flats at Farquhar consist of hard white sand, turtle grass, and broken coral, making for comfortable wading. Anglers can wade and sight fish to an impressive variety of species which include Bonefish, various Trevally species including the...
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Isla Blanca

Mexican Yucatan

Isla Blanca is positioned in an area that is world famous for bonefish, tarpon, permit, snook and other saltwater species. The flat's "grand slam" of bonefish, tarpon and permit is fairly common in this part of the world, and Isla Blanca offers a...
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Los Roques

Venezuela

Los Roques is an off-shore national park located about 85 miles from the Venezuelan mainland. It was first "discovered" by the fly fishing community in the mid-1980's, and immediately was reported to be one of the great bonefisheries on Earth.
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Palometa Club

Mexican Yucatan

About a 3 hour drive south of Cancun, on the oceanside beach of the little fishing village of Punta Allen sits the Palometa Club. Its location is perfect for searching Ascension Bay for the fish it is famous for; Bonefish, Tarpon and the lodge's namesake...
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Pesca Maya Lodge

Mexican Yucatan

There are few areas of the world where there are as many square miles of shallow water flats as there are in the Mexican Yucatan. And right in the middle of it is Pesca Maya Lodge. It has been there for 25 years, with a view of the Palancar reef, which is...
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Playa Blanca Lodge

Mexican Yucatan

Playa Blanca is a beautiful full service resort located on a secluded white sand beach with several guest bungalows and a central lodge for meals, meetings and cocktail hours. Playa Blanca is located 10 miles south of Casa Blanca (its sister...
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St. Brandon's Atoll

Indian Ocean

If wading and sight casting to double digit bonefish, gloriously finicky Indo-Pacific Permit and a host of Trevally species on powder white sand flats in the Indian Ocean appeals to you... then look no further. St Brandons is a group of over 50 small...
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The Delphi Club

Bahamas

The fabled Marls on the west side of Abaco offer more than 200 square miles of backcountry bonefishing flats, just minutes from the lodge. This is a massive complex of islands, channels and flats that are home to more bonefish than you can imagine. South of...
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Tarpon Caye Lodge

Belize

Tarpon Caye Lodge in Belize is a saltwater fly fishing camp custom-tailored for the serious flats fishermen and, more specifically, hardcore permit fisherman. The location is perfect, as you are never more than a short boat ride to the permit flats.
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Turneffe Flats Lodge

Belize

On the seaward side of the largest and most biologically diverse atoll in the Caribbean Sea is built one of the most beautiful and complete lodges in Central America; Turneffe Flats Lodge. For over 20 years it has evolved from a few "rough" structures...
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Zapata

Cuba

Fly Fishing the Run's operation in San Lozaro, fishing the Cienaga de Zapata National Park just outside of the Bay of Pigs, is exactly what we've been looking for. Over the past few years, we've seen a huge influx in interest from anglers curious to explore the...
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