The Cayo Cruz fishery, a protected marine park, is 141 square miles in size. On an average day, each skiff with two anglers each have over 19 square miles pretty much all to themselves. The new Oceans Arena Blancas Hotel is only five minutes from the marina.
Cuba Fly Fishing Trips
U.S. anglers can now fish in Cuba. Fly fishing in Cuba is far different from other destinations in the Caribbean. Cuba has protected these pristine areas as National Marine Parks. As of 2017, all marine parks in Cuba are Fly Fishing Sanctuaries. No commercial fishing is allowed other than for lobster. Cuba Conservation Fee: As of 2017, anyone traveling to Cuba is required to pay a Marine Park Conservation Fee of $100.00. The contribution may be paid online at Oceans for Youth.org.
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. Cayo Largo is one of the best locations in the world for finding big permit. Only in recent years has this flats fishery been developed.
Tarpon paradise. Off the northern coast of Cuba, Cayos de Villa Clara is a part of the archipelago known as the Jardines del Rey or Gardens of the King. Resident tarpon are present all year long and range in size from 10 to 80 pounds.
Group Rates only - max of 12 anglers. Isla de Juventud is Spanish for Island of Youth. Aboard the Avalon Fleet I, their 75-foot liveaboard yacht, you’ll explore the most remote areas of the Canarreos Archipelago, the world-famous chain of islands
Jardines de la Reina is Spanish for “Gardens of the Queen.” A vast, protected marine park that is twice the size of the Florida Keys. The archipelago is made up of more than 600 cays and islands, and the undisturbed flats run on for miles.
Group Rates only. In 2003, UNESCO declared Zapata Peninsula a World Heritage Site. All the water surrounding this protected area will be your fishing zone for the week. Fly fishing year-round for permit, bonefish, and tarpon.