Fishing


Our Boats


We have two custom flats fishing boats, the Tarponator and the Bonecrusher. Both are 18’ custom Pangas with poling platforms and casting decks. We also have a 23’ Panga with greater passenger capacity for our spin casting and sightseeing adventures.


Equipment


We use quality fly rods and reels from Sage, Orvis, Redington, and Lamson. We mostly utilize 8 weight rods and line but have rods from 7 weight to 9 weight for our clients.

We have spin rods and reels from Shakespeare, Penn and other known brands.

We generally tie our own leaders but if you bring your own equipment, pre-made tapered leaders work well.





Flies


At Cancun Fly Guides, we are avid fly tiers. However, many of our clients prefer to bring their own flies. Captain Edwin Patron has worked closely with Discountflies Online Fly Shop and has specifically chosen a package of his favorite Isla Blanca flies that work well for a variety of fish and fishing situations. Please follow the link below to connect directly with Discountflies Online Fly Shop. We recommend the following flies for Isla Blanca:

Bonefish
Crazy Charlie, Sizes 4-8, pink, white, tan, lightly weighted
Gotcha’s, Sizes 4-8, pink, white, tan, lightly weighted

Permit
Rag Head Crabs, Sizes 4-8, tan with flash, chartreuse thread, lightly weighted
Del’s Merkin Crab, Sizes 4-8, tan with flash, chartreuse thread, lightly weighted

Generally, most Permit crab patterns will work if a neutral color

Tarpon/Snook
Tarpon Toad, size 2/0 – 2, black/red, red/white
Tarpon Cockroach, size 2/0 – 2, brown/black
Seaducer, size 2/0 – 2, red/white
Tarpon Bunny, 2/0 – 2 purple/black, red/black, chartreuse/white
Lefty’s Deceiver, 2/0 -2, red/white, chartreuse/white

We have found that tarpon/snook flies with eyes perform better than those flies without


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Isla Blanca


Isla Blanca is a peninsula, approximately 30 minutes north of Cancun. Isla Blanca is surrounded by the Chachmuchuch Lagoon. Click here for a map of the area we fish.

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Rates


Full Day Fishing (Fly Fishing or Light Tackle)

The charter rate is $425.00 US Dollars and a deposit of $100.00 US Dollars is required to reserve a charter date.

  • 8 hours fishing, maximum 2 clients per boat (exceptions made for children)
  • Hotel pick-up in the Cancun Hotel Zone and return
  • All beverages and a box lunch included
  • Arrangements can be made to pay the entire trip via PayPal should you choose
  • Deposit is refundable up to 14 days before your trip

If you have any special requests, custom trips can be arranged upon request. We offer group rates for fishing with multiple boats and clients.

By clicking on the SEND button, you will send a message to us to request a particular date(s) . We will respond back to you promptly. Once our availability is confirmed for your request, you can return to our page or follow the link in the initial email response to make your deposit via PayPal.
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