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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[…]

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Fish Cuba Now! Support the Cuban People….Cortez Slept Here

Cortez Slept Here…… Trinidad de Cuba….an exotic, tropical name. When spoken by a Cuban, it flows off the tongue. We’re headed there, winding along a coastal road separating the low, drought-brown mountains of the Escambay range from the shimmering, blue Caribbean. Native guide Chino’s diesel driven 52 Chevy seems to favor this rolling seaside road, Read more about Fish Cuba Now! Support the Cuban People….Cortez Slept Here[…]

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FISH CUBA NOW! Support The Cuban People….Guiding Cuba’s Youth

  Ruskin fisherman works to preserve Cuba’s environment Paul Guzzo, Times Staff Writer Tuesday, November 15, 2016 6:00am 505 505 Print   0 Ruskin’s Phil Thompson is helping to start a program in Cuba focused on teaching skills needed to protect nature and earn a living through eco-tourism to children living around the island’s Zapata Read more about FISH CUBA NOW! Support The Cuban People….Guiding Cuba’s Youth[…]

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Fish Cuba Now! Support the Cuban People – Gardens of the Queen

COME TO THE GARDEN A waning crescent moon hangs in a deep black sky sprinkled with stars. It’s quiet, very quiet, except for the rumble of distant thunder and the soft sounds of juvenile tarpon rising to breathe, rippling the mirrored surface of the mangrove lined lagoon. As if signaled by the faint light in Read more about Fish Cuba Now! Support the Cuban People – Gardens of the Queen[…]

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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[…]

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Fish Cuba Now! Support The Cuban People -Preserving Cuba’s Enviroment

Ruskin fisherman works to preserve Cuba’s environment Paul Guzzo, Times Staff Writer Tuesday, November 15, 2016 6:00am 505 505 Print   0 Ruskin’s Phil Thompson is helping to start a program in Cuba focused on teaching skills needed to protect nature and earn a living through eco-tourism to children living around the island’s Zapata Swamp Read more about Fish Cuba Now! Support The Cuban People -Preserving Cuba’s Enviroment[…]

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Fish Cuba Now! Support the Cuban People – Rio Hatiquanico

The River   It winds through the northern edge of the Zapata swamp, defining the border of the largest fresh water preserve in the Caribbean. A mere two hours southeast of Havana, Rio Natiquanico is an eighteen kilometer utopia for fishermen and a bird watcher’s paradise, characterizing the best of Cuba’s environmental wonders. Snook and tarpon Read more about Fish Cuba Now! Support the Cuban People – Rio Hatiquanico[…]

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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[…]

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FISH CUBA NOW! SUPPORT THE CUBAN PEOPLE WAHOO! WAHOO!

  Wolfpacking Wahoo              November and December brings masses of migrating Wahoo, swimming a stone’s throw from the beach and dominating Cuba’s North coast fishery. Fast, ferocious, excellent table fare, are words used to describe one of the swiftest and most sought after gamefish on planet Earth. In Cuba, these veracious eaters are treasured for Read more about FISH CUBA NOW! SUPPORT THE CUBAN PEOPLE WAHOO! WAHOO![…]

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FISH CUBA NOW! SUPPORT THE CUBAN PEOPLE – CIENFUEGOES

                                                              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 Read more about FISH CUBA NOW! SUPPORT THE CUBAN PEOPLE – CIENFUEGOES[…]