Only a one-hour flight from Miami, Andros Island is the largest island in the Bahamas chain, yet it remains the least populated. Andros is considered the ultimate sightfishing area for bonefish. The premier fishing Lodge is only 100-yards from a productive, wadeable flat.
Bonefish Fly Fishing Trips
Lodges and Liveaboards
Bahamas, Belize, Christmas Island, Cuba, Fanning Island, and Mexico
Bonefish are an elusive species, extremely strong, very fast, wary, the combination of hunting and fishing at the same time. Bonefishing involves casting skill. A good guide will substantially increase your catch rates.
Belize River Lodge is open year-round and is only three miles from the mouth of the Belize River and the Caribbean Sea. Great flats fishing is a short, easy run. Sightcasting the flats is their specialty with variety--bonefish, tarpon, permit, snook, and more.
Orvis-Endorsed International destination of the year. You'll find 400 miles of prolific saltwater flats on the island at El Pescador Lodge on Ambergris Caye. The Lodge is one of the best in the world for a Caribbean Grand Slam—landing a bonefish, permit, and tarpon on the same day.
Thirty miles off the coast of Belize, Turneffe Flats Lodge is located on the Turneffe Atoll, the largest and most diverse coral atoll in the Caribbean. Bonefish miles of crystal clear, wadeable flats. Diving and fishing Combo packages available.
Christmas Island, a remote tropical island in the Central Pacific, is only a three-hour flight from Honolulu. The island is world-famous for its vast numbers of bonefish and giant trevally. See 2021 and 2022 Hosted Weeks. Both fly and conventional anglers are welcome.
Cayo Largo is a small island belonging to Cuba, in the Caribbean Sea, and is no more than 16-miles long and 1.9-miles wide. Fly fishing only. The 110-foot Liveaboard yacht will fish the same areas of Cayo Largo as the hotel-based program; however, there may be more flexibility to stay out in Zone 5 and 6 a bit longer.
Cayo Largo is a premier saltwater flats fishery and Avalon's top destination for Grand Slams. Cuba is fly fishing only. The beautiful all-inclusive resort sits on Cayo Largo del Sur's southern shore.
Aboard The JAF1, Avalon's 110-foot liveaboard yacht, you’ll explore the most remote areas of the Canarreos Archipelago, the world-famous chain of islands runs 80 miles from the Isle of Youth to Cayo Largo. Fly fishing only with peak fishing from March through July.
Aboard The JAF1, Avalon's 110-foot liveaboard yacht, you’ll explore the most remote areas of the Canarreos Archipelago. The world-famous islands run 80 miles from the Isle of Youth to Cayo Largo. Fly fishing only with peak fishing from March through July.
Fanning Island is quieter and more remote than its neighbor Christmas Island. Limited to six anglers per week. The island is home to bigger bones from 6 to 8-pounds, plus double-digit-sized bones are also here. A new lodge is under construction. We're hopeful that it will open in 2021.
Ascension Bay is world-renowned for its seemingly endless saltwater flats. The best flats fishing is a 20 to 35-minute boat ride from the Lodge. Anglers visit here for elusive permit and bonefish, plus tarpon for a chance at a Grand Slam. The private, beachfront Lodge is open year-round with peak fishing March through June.
Scorpion Atoll, the largest reef in the Southern Gulf of Mexico, lies 70 miles off the northern coast of Yucatan, Mexico. The atoll has five islands and the best bonefishing that our agent Brad Staples has experienced. The liveaboard is a 42' sedan bridge with twin diesel-powered 425-HP inboard motors.