crocodile bay eco-resort

COSTA RICA’S OSA PENINSULA

The feeling of being one with nature can be experienced when you stay at Crocodile Bay Eco-Resort, located at the heart of Costa Rica’s largest coastal rainforest and the Pacific Ocean – Crocodile Bay is ‘where the world comes to fish.’ The Resort boasts Central America’s largest private fleet of Boston Whalers and Strike Yachts with the largest professional sport fishing team to satisfy novice to advanced fishermen. A long day of deep sea fishing deserves a relaxing evening in your Costa Rican handcrafted luxury villa where the serene sounds of the rainforest will sing you to sleep each night.

Crocodile Bay’s 44 acres of pristine rainforest is home to many exotic birds; scarlet macaws, red lored parrots, toucans, to name a few along with the basilisk (Jesus Christ Lizard) who famously runs across the water’s surface. The picturesque Crocodile Bay offers accommodations from a romantic getaway to a corporate conference and everything in between, leaving guests with unforgettable memories.

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amangani

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING

The award-winning Amangani in Jackson Hole, WY sits 7,000 feet above sea level and provides guests spectacular views of the Teton Mountains, with a variety of excursions to accommodate a family fun vacation to a sportsman’s adventure. Some of the best trout fly fishing can be found in Jackson Hole during the months of May through October and with a professional guide, you’re sure to find the best fishing spots the Snake River can provide. After your fly fishing excursion, return to Amangani and enjoy a glass of wine while you soak in the heated outdoor Jacuzzi, taking in the views of the Teton Mountains and Snake River.

Guests at Amangani can expect contemporary style suites with terraces or balconies offering views of the mountains, providing guests a wild west feel with cowhide chairs and faux-wolf throws.

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blue bayou

IZTAPA, GUATEMALA

Located in the heart of the Ancient Mayan World, Blue Bayou Lodge is known for incredible numbers of aggressive sailfish in three varieties; pacific marlin, mahi mahi and yellow fin. Iztapa, Guatemala never has an offseason or slow year. Imagine an 80-pound average sailfish piling on your spread four to five at a time; an expression called ”the cover up.” Most Captains fishing hard for  as many as 50 marlin in the mix, plus the usual announced table fare including mahi mahi of all sizes and healthy yellow fin tuna. Blue Bayou Fishing Charters are IGFA certified, catering to all levels of fishermen.

Blue Bayou Lodge understands the importance of amenities; guests will enjoy house laundry service, drivers, bar tending and more. Meals are prepared with a hint of local influence while the bar serves the world’s finest dark rum. The area is a 24/7 secured residential complex located on a series of water channels all leading out to the Pacific Ocean.

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alphonse island seychelles

REPUBLIC OF SEYCHELLES

A fly-angler’s paradise, Alphonse atoll in the Indian Ocean offers expansive flats, with 10,000 acres of hard white sand to be exact; providing easy wading world class sight-fishing. The diversity angler’s find includes bonefish, three types of tiggerfish, barracuda, snapper, grouper, permit, parrotfish, eight species of trevally (including the giant trevally), and the milkfish. Guests are guaranteed the ultimate fishing experience, with eight full time fly fishing guides who rotate guiding, allowing each angler a different experience on the famed salt waters only seven degrees south of the equator.

Alphonse Island is one of the most remote inhabited islands in the Seychelles, offering exquisite beauty. After a day of fly fishing on the beautiful Indian Ocean, guests can enjoy cocktails at the beach bar, enjoy a Seychellois Creole and French inspired dining experience, or return to their beach suite or bungalow for relaxation.

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little palm island resort & spa

LITTLE TORCH KEY, FLORIDA

Imagine soaking up the sun in the Florida Keys on your private beach while sipping champagne and planning a deep sea adventure. Little Palm Island Resort and Spa, reachable only by seaplane or boat, offers amenities and seclusion sought out by presidents and celebrities. A deep sea enthusiast will enjoy the backcountry of the Keys where tarpon, bonefish and permit patrol the waters.

Captivating views, spacious oceanfront suites and crushed seashell paths will take your breath away when you stay at Little Palm Island Resort & Spa. End the day with a customized picnic on the beach, prepared by one of the world’s top rated restaurants, Little Torch Key. To relax and unwind, guests will enjoy nestled in, thatched-roof bungalow suites surrounded by tropical foliage and large palm trees.

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triple creek ranch

DARBY, MONTANA

Triple Creek Ranch, located in the heart of the Bitterroot Mountain RangeBof the Montana Rockies, offers legendary hospitality as one of the world’s best hotels offering fly fishing with ORVIS endorsed guides through Fly Fishing Always. Take advantage of fly fishing lessons on the ranch with fly-casting, then head over to the nearby West Fork on Bitterroot River to work on wade fishing before your big day out on the River. Fly Fishing Always guides are known for their extensive knowledge and history of the waters to accommodate novice to advanced fishermen.

Intimate and luxurious describes Triple Creek Ranch’s accommodations. From the moment guests arrive they will experience world-class hospitality from the restaurant and award-winning wine cellar to the guest cabins. Many guests find they have been “Triple Creeked” by the Ranch’s anticipatory service, when an unspoken wish has been granted.

triplecreekranch.com

tropic star lodge

PIÑAS BAY, PANAMA

Tropic Star Lodge is a veritable paradise cut out of the side of a mountain, located at the edge of the Darien Jungle on the Pacific coast of Panama. The Lodge is situated 150 miles south of Panama City and can only be reached by boat or plane, with no roads within one hundred miles. A charter plane lands on an airstrip in Piñas Bay, and guests then take a ten-minute boat ride to the legendary Lodge. The Pacific waters are famed for holding a vast variety of treasured species including black marlin, blue marlin, and sailfish along with monster tuna, dorado, roosterfish and cubera snapper. More than 300 IGFA fishing world records have been set in the waters off Tropic Star Lodge.

Guests will experience rooms with ocean or lush tropical views and with their 38/100 guest-to-staff ratio, there is no need to lift a finger. Spend the morning deep sea fishing for that prized catch, and then return to the Lodge’s freshwater swimming pool with pool bar to unwind and meet fellow anglers while their friendly staff caters to your every need.

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monti bay lodge & resort

YAKUTAT, ALASKA

Monti Bay Lodge and Resort caters to anglers looking for a remote fly fishing destination in one of the most prolific and authentic fishing areas in the world – Yakutat, Alaska. Monti Bay Lodge and Resort offers a large and diverse population of sea life; herring, rockfish, lingcod, halibut and all five species of salmon. Anglers will enjoy waters with rich nutrients whether fishing by ocean, bay or river. Inland features the Situk River known world-wide for steelhead, king, sockeye, pink and silver salmon runs.

At the Resort, anglers will enjoy amenities designed for the Alaska nights and early mornings, from blackout shades to extra blankets. Return from fishing and appreciate large dry-off rooms with plenty of space for gear, then relax among the scenery gathering around a camp fire or around the BBQ overlooking the bay. Guests can expect a spectacular setting feeling like they are a world away.

montibaylodgeandresort.com

esperanza

CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO

Nestled between two scenic bluffs on the Baja peninsula awaits Esperanza, the only private beach resort in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. The stunning and warm waters surrounding Cabo San Lucas offer year-round sport fishing, boasting the most striped marlin caught within 20 miles off their shores. Anglers will also enjoy long season fishing for mahi mahi, sailfish, roosterfish, wahoo and tuna.

Esperanza Resort offers luxury accommodations; from suites to Cabo villas with phenomenal ocean views, guests will be enamored by sophisticated décor, lush terraces and rich textiles. Return from a day on the Pacific blue waters to rejuvenate at their world-renowned spa before taking part in a hands-on cooking and cocktail mixing class, conclude your day with relaxing soak in your private infinity edge hot tub. World-class amenities, seclusion, numerous activities and heavy populations of striped marlin await.

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four seasons jackson hole

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING

The Four Seasons Resort Jackson Hole offers in-house fly fishing guides for casting, fly-tying lessons, and expert instruction, while anglers float in handcrafted drift boats. A three-day package offers a different experience each day; day one on Snake River where fine-spotted cutthroat trout are solely found, day two on Salt River where cutthroat, brown and rainbow trout are plentiful, and day three on Green River which is home to the Colorado River and Snake River cutthroat, brook, brown and rainbow trout. Four Seasons Jackson Hole Resort also offers private one-day excursions to Cakebread Ranch, traveling from Jackson Hole Aviation in your own helicopter, admiring the views, then spending the day on a four and a half mile span on the Snake River while your private guide points out his favorite spots and tactics.

Return to Four Seasons Jackson Hole and soak in a hot-spring-style outdoor whirlpool, take a yoga class and decompress for the day before heading to Westbank Grill for perfectly prepared steak and a glass of wine.

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