“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……Havana, A Must See

A crowing rooster roused me from sleep, not unusual in Key West, Florida. But when the pig grunted, welcoming the morning and I inhaled the aroma of last night’s Cohiba cigar lingering in the air it dawned, I’m a little farther south……a tad over ninety miles south to be exact, fifteen minutes west of Havana, Read more about Fish Cuba Now! Support The Cuban People……Havana, A Must See[…]

Fish Cuba Now! Support The Cuban People….Hemingway Tournament 2017

V FISH CUBA NOW! Support The Cuban People 2017 Hemingway International Billfish Championship May 29th – June 4th Fish one of the most prestigious contest in the angling world featuring Cuban hand made works of art trophies. Namesake of the pioneer of Marlin fishing, the Hemingway tournament offers some of the finest billfish angling in Read more about Fish Cuba Now! Support The Cuban People….Hemingway Tournament 2017[…]

Fish Cuba Now! Support The Cuban People….House of the Falling Flowers

  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 Read more about Fish Cuba Now! Support The Cuban People….House of the Falling Flowers[…]

FISH CUBA NOW! Support The Cuban People….”The Most Beautiful Land”

  October 1492. “It is the most beautiful land human eyes saw.” Christopher Columbus when first sighting Cuba near the present day town of Gibara. Gibara or La Villa Blanca – The White Town – rest on the windswept north shore of Cuba, a half hour drive from the city of Holguin. Short of the Read more about FISH CUBA NOW! Support The Cuban People….”The Most Beautiful Land”[…]

Fish Cuba Now! Support The Cuban People – The Man Who Wouldn’t Let The Hemingway Die

    “We fight to keep this competition alive. The people of Cuba revere the memory of Ernest Hemingway. He is important to us. He is part of our history too.”- Commodore Jose Escrich. They call him “Commodore.” And, like an admiral on the bridge, Jose Escrich leads Cuba’s Club Nautico with the tautness of Read more about Fish Cuba Now! Support The Cuban People – The Man Who Wouldn’t Let The Hemingway Die[…]

Fish Cuba Now! Support the Cuban People – The Monster of Cojimar

Standing on the short cliffs of Cojima, Cuba – the village made famous by Hemingway, I remembered a story told to me by Gregorio Fuentes, Hemingway’s captain and friend…..he was one hundred two years old at the time.    It came in with the stream one November day, passing beneath Manolo’s skiff….seven meters in length Read more about Fish Cuba Now! Support the Cuban People – The Monster of Cojimar[…]

Fish Cuba Now! Support the Cuban People – Guadalavaca

Blazing bright in a bluebird sky, the tropic sun reflects white off the sugar sand beach of Guadalavaca, a welcome change from clouds and wind of yesterday’s passing front. This Cuban coastal town, home to many all-inclusive resorts, caters to European and Canadian bargain hunters. At the hotel boundary, a fleet of small fishing boats Read more about Fish Cuba Now! Support the Cuban People – Guadalavaca[…]

Fish Cuba Now! – Support the Cuban People…. Havana is a MUST SEE

        For first time travelers to Cuba, Havana is a must see.  Narrow stone streets separate magnificent architectural monuments in this former colonial capital…. it exudes old world charm. At night, except for the tropical aromas and reggaeton beat, it could well be Seville or any number of European enclaves. Take heart fishing junkies. Even Read more about Fish Cuba Now! – Support the Cuban People…. Havana is a MUST SEE[…]