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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[…]

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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….Cayo Cruz

    Lit by the dawn sun, flocks of shimmering red flamingos huddle on sandbars dotting mangrove lined lagoons. Some defy gravity balanced on one spindly leg while others take flight in the early morning sky, their gangly silhouettes somewhat prehistoric in shape and size. I think to myself, this is a good thing.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Read more about Fish Cuba Now! Support The Cuban People….Cayo Cruz[…]

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Fish Cuba Now! Support The Cuban People…Zapata, A Family Affair

    It’s a place where buses give way to horse drawn carts, where birds, fish, crocodiles and manatees swim, fly and crawl, a place where hibiscus and bougainvillea beautify the humblest shacks. Here, children run free on the beach and at night, the only glow in the sky is from the moon and stars. Read more about Fish Cuba Now! Support The Cuban People…Zapata, A Family Affair[…]

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Fish Cuba Now! Support The Cubn People…..Zapata School

One man’s War Felipe 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. Felipe’s front line is the pristine flats and Read more about Fish Cuba Now! Support The Cubn People…..Zapata School[…]

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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….”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”[…]

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FISH CUBA NOW! Support the Cuban People…..Bailing Out With Bones

Bailout – maritime in origin, it’s the act of removing water from a sinking vessel….usually with a small bucket. Bailing Out With Bonefish Every fly fisherman knows frustration when not able to find, feed or land their target species. But, to fishing guides – being compensated for their expertise – wind, clouds, murky water or Read more about FISH CUBA NOW! Support the Cuban People…..Bailing Out With Bones[…]

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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[…]