Article - Permit Page

The Drake | by Tom Bie

Hamish with his Permit

A BREWERY IS BEING BUILT IN XCALAK. IT'S A SMALL BREWERY, MIND you—no chairs yet except the folding kind and couple upside-down buckets. But is serves up a tasty Tarpon Tale Pale Ale and...

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Article - Great Bonefish and Permit Angling.

Angling Escapes Travel | by Tyler Hawthorne

Costa de Cocos

Being a fisherman who has spent most of my life fishing the Midwest and Montana, I wanted a unique fishing location. This trip was a gift for my father's 60th birthday, a very special occasion...

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Article - Costa de Cocos,  Mexico

Fly Fish America | by Bill Battles

Costa de cocos

Way down at the southern tip of the Yucatan Peninsula, in the Mexican province of Quintana Roo just a couple of miles from the Belize border, lies a quaint little fishing village named Xcalak ...

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Article - Searching for a Slam in Xcalak

Fly Rod & Reel Online | By Will Rice

Costa de cocos

We knew that the bar had been set high when the guys from Idaho hit three grand slams in three days. Oh sure, they were all guides, and they had great weather...

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Article - The Search for Big Bonefish

Southwest Fly Fishing Magazine |  by Jack Samson

Costa de Cocos

We were several miles west of the small southern Yucatan fishing village of Xcalak, and on the bonefish and permit flats it was hotter than the hinges of Hades...

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Article - Diving haven exists in Mexico

MIAMI HERALD | by Susan Cocking

Costa de Cocos

Xcalak's marine sanctuary runs north of the Belize border, where it adjoins Belize's existing reserve. Commercial fishing is prohibited, and only locals can free dive for lobster and conch. The result is peaceful, pristine diving...

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Article - Good diving near the Belize border

Undercurrent Scuba Magazine | by Staff writer S.V.M.

Costa de cocos

A flat, straight, paved road with Mayan ruins scattered along the way took me through low canopies of jungle full of butterflies smashing into my windshield and vultures eating iguana roadkill...

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Article - Permit the most challenging fish...

MIAMI HERALD | by Susan Cocking

Costa de cocos

After flying from Fort Lauderdale to Cancun, Mexico, driving five hours south, passing through three military checkpoints and parking in the jungle eight miles north of the Belize border...

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Article - Costa de Cocos Variety Pack

Fisherman Magazine | by C. Boyd Pfeiffer

Costa de Cocos

My wife Brenda cast the spoon, the lure making a long low-trajectory arc through the Mexico sky, landing in the open water far from shore. She started to retrieve....

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Article - X marks the spot - Xcalak

Fisherman Magazine | by C. Boyd Pfeiffer

Costa de Cocos

Looking for a fly-fishing treasure? Head south on the Yucatan Peninsula to the small village of Xcalak, where you will find big bonefish without the big crowds...

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Article - Xcalak Hurricane Fishing

Mountain Murmur Online | by Jeff Wogoman

Fishing for Permit

As a rocky mountain trout guy, born and bred, my first foray into fly fishing in salt waters came through Cloudveil’s Angling product manager Ned Hutchinson. He’d set up a trip through Brian Hodges...

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