FLY FISHING – CUBA, JARDINES REINA
Fly fishing for Tarpon, Permit, Bonefish and Snook in Jardines de la Reina in Cuba. Tropical fishing in Jardines de la Reina is considered as perhaps the best in this planet. The excellent fishing and beautiful Cuban Caribbean scenery make trip unforgettable.
Aside from its fascinating culture and Caribbean hospitality, Cuba has long been synonymous with some of the finest fly fishing in the world. For the last years of operation to bring together the most exclusive areas of the country combined with a high level of service. Whether sight casting to giant tarpon or bonefish we allow you to experience the essence of Cuba in the height of comfort.
Jardines de la Reina area is considered as one of the best places for big tarpon and excellent fishing for permit and bonefish. This huge area consists of several different types of flats that can be waded and fished from special boats. The fishing season is year round and fishing can be done with single hand fly rod. There are not many tropical fishing places in the world which can offer as varied and rich fishing as that of Jardines de la Reina. Tarpon, bonefish, permit, jacks and big barracudas are plentiful. Local fishing guide will take you by boat to a range of interesting fishing locations and show where and when to cast. There is always one boat and guide per 2 persons. The guides know the waters and speak well English.
FLY FISHING TACKLE
9 feet long 7 or 8 weight fly rod is good for bonefish and one 9 or 12 weight for tarpon and permit. High-performance reels with a good brake system are required, capable of holding 200-250 yards of 20-pound backing. We recommend weight forward tropical floating fly lines for bonefish and permit. For bonefish and permit we recommend 12-foot knotless leaders, and 12-pound fluorocarbon shock tippet. For tarpon we recommend 60-80-pound test fluorocarbon level leader.
Bonefish flies: Gotcha, Crazy Charlie, Bonefish Special and small crabs tied on hooks 4 or 6, sand and light-brown. Permit: Avalon Fly, Rag Head Crab, Brown Special, Velcro Crab and Del´s Merkin tied on hooks 2 and 4. For tarpon and snook: streamers, deceivers on hooks 1/0-3/0 brown and orange, black and yellow, orange and yellow, Black Death and Purple Death.
The guests will be accommodated in air conditioned double cabins in well equipped New Tortuga yacht, close the fishing spots.
Fishing trips to Jardines de la Reina will be arranged throughout the year. The packages can be booked according to the client’s preferred dates subject to availability. Anglers take an international flight to Havana, stay one night in hotel there and continue next morning to destination.
- Price: 4380 eur/person
- Trip length: 6 fishing days/7 nights in destination, 2 nights in Havana
- Fishing trip includes: Transports from Havana to Jardines Reina, Accomodation in New Tortuga yacht, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Open bar, Fishing licenses, Fly fishing, Guiding, Boat transports
- Fishing trip excludes: Flights to/from Havana, 2 hotel nights in Havana, Meals and drinks in Havana, Gratuities (350 CUC = 320 eur), Conservation fee (90 eur/person)
- Species: Tarpon, Permit, Bonefish, Snook, Barracuda, Jack Crevalle, Snapper
- Fishing season: Year round