Belize River Lodge - Fly or Spin Fishing

Great Flats Fishing and Variety
Belize River Lodge is open year-round and is situated on the lush, green banks of the Olde Belize River, about 10-minutes from the Phillip S.W. Goldson International Airport. Belize River Lodge is only three miles from the mouth of the Belize River and the Caribbean Sea. Ninety percent of their fishing is on the flats.


Belize River Lodge Fishing

Belize River Fishing

Sight casting the flats is Belize River Lodge's specialty with variety bonefish, tarpon, permit, and snook. Reef dwellers include jacks and barracuda. Here, three out of four pursue the Super Grand Slam. Fish the saltwater flats, cays, reef, mangrove channels, Belize River, Sibun River, Manatee River, Black Creek and several other creeks and lagoons in a week’s stay. Belize River Lodge is known for its great flats fishing. Great optional snook fishing on the rivers.
You'll fish the flats, channels, cays, reef, mangrove islands, the Belize River, Sibun River, Manatee River, Black Creek, and several other creeks and lagoons in between. These are the areas fished from the Lodge in a normal five-day fishing package. Spin casting or fly fishing. Bonefishing is year-round. Belize’s bonefish tend to be smaller than other countries; however, they're very plentiful. Bonefish within this ecosystem vary from 2 to 8 pounds, with a majority of 3-pounders.

Belize River Guides and Boats

Belize River

Boats:  You'll fish from 23' fiberglass panga skiffs. There are ususally two anglers per boat and experienced, licensed guide.
Guides:  English-speaking local guides are very helpful and friendly.
Rotation:  One angler fishes at a time – the rotation is set by fish caught, number of casts, or simply by the clock. The guides will help ensure each angler has equal time to fish throughout the day. Permit, bonefish, and tarpon are always released. Barracuda, grouper, and one snook can be kept for the table with restrictions on size.
The flats are a short, easy run from the Lodge - only about three miles up the river. The river mouth is about 10 minutes away by boat, and the nearest flat for bonefish is about 20 minutes from the Lodge. About 90 percent of their fishing is on the flats.

Belize River Lodge

Belize River Fishing

Belize River Lodge is open year-round and is situated on the lush, green banks of the Olde Belize River, about ten minutes from the Phillip S.W. Goldson International Airport. The comfortable, well-kept, mahogany lodge is located in a setting of tropical greenery and colorful flowers. The Lodge is a naturalist’s paradise with tropical birds, iguanas, and lizards in the trees, and crocodiles in the river. The Lodge accommodates up to 16 people in eight rooms. Each bedroom has air-conditioning, two, twin-size beds, ceiling fans, a private bathroom with shower, and screened verandas overlooking the Olde Belize River.
Meals:  The cooks prepare an excellent combination of the best Belizean, Creole, and American cuisine using the freshest and finest ingredients—even coconuts from the trees in the front yard.

Getting Here:

You’ll fly into the Philip S.W. Goldson International Airport, located just north of Belize City, Belize. You’ll be met by a lodge representative who will shuttle you to the Lodge, which is only 10-minutes away.


2019 USD Rates:

Two anglers per skiff and room:
4-nights and 3-days guided fishing
$2,525.00 per person
5-nights and 4-days guided fishing
$3,250.00 per person
6-nights and 5-days guided fishing
$3,898.00 per person
7-nights and 6-days guided fishing
$4,575.00 per person
8-nights and 7-days guided fishing
$5,175.00 per person

2019 USD Rates:

One angler per skiff and room:
4-nights and 3-days guided fishing
$3,650.00 per person
5-nights and 4-days guided fishing
$4,550.00 per person
6-nights and 5-days guided fishing
$5,445.00 per person
7-nights and 6-days guided fishing
$6,325.00 per person
8-nights and 7-days guided fishing
$7,172.00 per person

Main Lodge Fishing
packages include:

Roundtrip airport transfers in Belize, accommodations, air conditioning in BRL rooms, daily housekeeping, all meals (including a box lunch, soda, and drinking water), guided fishing, use of skiff and fuel, Belize Taxes of 9%, Hotel Tax, and 12.5% GST tax.

Packages do not include:

Airfare to and from Belize, fishing equipment and tackle, Belize Fishing License ($25.00 per week/per angler), alcoholic beverages, tips to guides and staff, and Belize Departure Tax ($55.50 per person – included in ticket or paid at the airport), and anything not mentioned under inclusions.

Non-angler Companion
2019 Rates:

Price per person, two people per room
There are numerous tours available.
4-nights and 3-days
$1,150.00 per person
5-nights and 4-days
$1,425.00 per person
6-nights and 5-days
$1,698.00 per person
7-nights and 6-days
$1,980.00 per person
8-nights and 7-days
$2,237.00 per person

Non-Angler package includes:

Roundtrip ground transfers from airport to Belize River Lodge, double-occupancy accommodations at BRL, air conditioning in rooms, daily housekeeping, all meals (including a box lunch, soda, and drinking water), going in the boat with a fishing guest or R&Ring around the Lodge, Belize Taxes of 9%, Hotel Tax, and 12.5% GST tax.

Non-angler Packages do not include:

Airfare to and from Belize, fishing equipment and tackle, eco-tours, alcoholic beverages, tips to guides and staff, Belize Departure Tax ($55.50 per person – included in ticket or paid at the airport), and anything not mentioned under inclusions.

Call 1-800-205-3474 for more Information:

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