Fish Cuba Now! Support The Cuban People….Las Salinas

The End of the Road The van rumbled and bounced down the marl road past flaming red flamingos sifting brine shrimp through ceramic painted beaks. The lush Zapata swamp teems with life. Ahead, at the road’s end lay our destination, the shallow clear waters of Las Salina, Cuba. Once a hub of salt mining, this Read more about Fish Cuba Now! Support The Cuban People….Las Salinas[…]

Fish Cuba Now ! Support The Cuban People….Zapata Environmental Project

Zapata Environmental Project Filipe Rodriquez knows war. At 17, as a soldier in the Cuban army serving in Angola, he witnessed armed conflict first- hand. Today the 58 year old Cuban fishing guide is fighting another battle, one that is waged on two fronts, economic and environmental. Filipe’s front line is the pristine flats, rivers Read more about Fish Cuba Now ! Support The Cuban People….Zapata Environmental Project[…]

Fish Cuba Now…Support The Cuban People! Holguin – Sister City

Holguin….the sister city of Santa Fe. It’s a bar, a restaurant, a watering hole for ex-pat Canadians and tourist, across from one of Holguin’s scenic town plazas. The languages; German, French, heavily accented English, and a smattering of Russian blend with the constant din of staccato Spanish. After all, this is Cuba. My new friend Read more about Fish Cuba Now…Support The Cuban People! Holguin – Sister City[…]

Fish Cuba Now…. Support The Cuban People!

City of a hundred fires, Cienfeugos “I hooked a tarpon there.” Native guide Chino brags. “It was bigger than me.” We’re driving south, through reforested teak groves. Workmen thin the trees, hacking, making charcoal – a dirty back-breaking process. After a few days in the wilderness of the Zapata Swamp, then isolated Lake Hanabanilla, Chino Read more about Fish Cuba Now…. Support The Cuban People![…]

2018 “Year of the Mangrove School

U.S.-Cuba Ecotourism Cooperation: Escuela de Manglar (The Mangrove School) Program A Fundraising Initiative of the Dirigo Marine Learning Center, Ocean Passages LLC Portland, Maine Ocean Passages educational voyages on board the schooner Harvey Gamage along Cuba’s southern coast is the opportunity to work with resourceful Cuban entrepreneurs who are shaping their country’s future – from Read more about 2018 “Year of the Mangrove School[…]

“97 Miles South – Key West To Cuba” New Review

97 Miles South By: Captain Phil Thompson Reviewed by: Chris O’Byrne Fishing, travel, fishing, love, fishing, adventure, fishing, fighting bad guys, and fishing; 97 Miles South, by Captain Phil Thompson has all the ingredients of a great story. In this entertaining short novel, the American crew of a tournament fishing yacht cruises to Havana Harbor Read more about “97 Miles South – Key West To Cuba” New Review[…]

Fish Cuba Now! Support The Cuban People….Wahoo

      Wolfpacking Wahoo November and December is Wahoo time on the north shore of Cuba. Swimming a stone’s throw from the beach, this mass migration dominates CubaS North coast fishery. Fast, ferocious, excellent table fare, describe one of the swiftest and most sought after gamefish on planet Earth. In Cuba, these veracious eaters Read more about Fish Cuba Now! Support The Cuban People….Wahoo[…]