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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[…]

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“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[…]

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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[…]

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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[…]

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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 – 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…. 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[…]

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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 – KIKI

The 2015 Hemingway International Billfish Tournament awards ceremony has ended. Now the world renowned band “The Buena Vista Social Club” has the crowd rocking to traditional Cuban salsa music – even the waiters and waitresses are dancing. Making his way through the melee, Captain Pedro Santos Jr.- his beautiful fiancé at his side – works Read more about FISH CUBA NOW SUPPORT THE CUBAN PEOPLE – KIKI[…]