Belize River Lodge is a tried-and-proven, world–class fishing lodge set in tropical greenery and colorful flowers. This is a perfect choice for a serious fishing expedition. Enjoy the tranquility of the hundreds of birds on the property, as well as being serenaded by the nearby howler monkeys. In addition to the outstanding fishing program, non-fishing or semi-anglers can enjoy many eco-adventure tours (both ½ and full days) throughout the mainland such as the Mayan Ruins, canoeing, the Belize Zoo, and zip-lining courses, to name a few. Snorkeling and leisurely boat tours are also available.
Local waters harbor a diversity of species–bonefish, tarpon, permit, snook and many more. Fish with veteran guides, either on the nearby rivers or a short boat ride to the miles of flats that offer all 3 grand slam species. Large migratory tarpon available between April and October.
The lodge is constructed of native mahogany, providing a warm, relaxing atmosphere. With a maximum capacity of 16, the lodge has 8 double rooms each with private bathroom. The meals are prepared in the best Belizean tradition. Owners Mike Heusner and Marguerite Miles make you feel right at home.
Bring outfits in 8, 10, and 12 wts. with tropical saltwater floating lines to cover all species. A complete gear list with detailed information will be sent upon confirmation. Frontiers can provide expert advice on finding the right gear for your trip. Rental gear is available.
Belize is a 2 1/2-hour flight from several U.S. gateway cities (Miami, Houston, Dallas, and Atlanta). The lodge is conveniently located 10 minutes from the Belize International Airport. This offers the opportunity for anglers to fish a half day on arrival or departure if your flight schedule permits. Wi-Fi is available throughout the lodge. There is no minimum stay or set arrival or departure day.
For U.S. citizens; a passport that is valid for 6 months after the last day of your trip is required. Residents of other countries should check with their consulate for entry requirements.
Rates are based on 7-night/6-day package shared room/shared boat per person. Shorter package quotes available upon request along with non-angling packages. Shared room/boat: $4,375
According to official figures released at the end of the year, tourism in Belize is experiencing steady growth. Two of the premier fly fishing lodges in Belize are offering incredible deals for a fantastic flats fishing trip during some of the best migratory tarpon season (June – September). In addition to tarpon fishing, Belize is an excellent ...
Eight grand slams were landed between October 21 - 28. These included a 70 lb. tarpon and a permit, with snook and bonefish being common to most slams.
Even though tides were generally quite high during most of September and October, snook were caught most days and ranged in size from 4 - 12 pounds. Some bigger snook were hooked, but lost on fly tackle too light for these mangrove escape artists.
Many tarpon in the 30 - 75 lb. ...