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Saltwater Fishing in the Yucatan Gear List - Mexico Fly Fishing

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Mexico Fly Fishing Permit- Rods, Reels, Fly Line, Flies

Over the past few years we have been fishing at the southern end of the Mexican Caribbean Coast near the town of Xcalak. If you are headed to the Yucatan- or going with us on one of our hosted trips here are some notes and recommendations on what gear to bring along. We have recommendations for Bonefish, Permit, Tarpon, Jacks, Barracuda.

Bonefish Tackle

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Rod – 9’ 7-8 weight Medium Fast to Fast Action. Dave has had fun fishing...

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Bonefish Bitters Fly

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Tying the Bonefish Bitters

The Bonefish Bitters has become a standard in and a must have pattern for just about any bonefishing destination. Originated by Craig Mathews of Blue Ribbon flies, the Bonefish Bitters, can be tied in sizes 10-6. The color of the head (the epoxyed bead chain eyes) is typically tinted. Use a tan or brown tinted fly over sand, rubble, or mud bottom. Olive is a good color for fishing over grass. Orange or Pink are great colors for attracting strikes. In this version I use clear...

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