If you're looking for a jungle adventure with some of the best opportunities for permit fishing in the world, visit Copal Tree Lodge, formally Belcampo Lodge. The property is conveniently located 5 miles from Punta Gorda, the southernmost town in Belize. Guests at Copal Tree Lodge experience a jungle lodge setting, an organic farm and 12,000-acre nature reserve, the best of local food and culture, active adventures, wildlife viewing in world-class accommodations and hospitality. Enjoy cooking classes with the lodge’s chef. A full selection of services are also available in this jungle spa
Copal Tree Lodge is a fly fisher’s paradise. Cast for tarpon and snook on the rivers and in the mangroves, fish the flats for permit, and when the weather allows, head to the Sapodilla Cayes for bonefish. The majority of the fishing takes place in protected marine reserves and national parks.
Copal has 16 luxury suites offering the best in comfort, for families a 3-bedroom villa is a perfect setting. A testament to Belize’s natural beauty, the decor is sourced from local artisans. While relaxing on canopy beds or lounging on your veranda, you will experience the magic of the jungle.
A 7- or 8-wt. outfit for bonefish, 9- or 10 wt. outfit for permit and baby tarpon, all with tropical saltwater floating lines. A complete gear list 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 2.5 hour flight from several US gateway cities (Miami, Houston, Dallas, and Atlanta). Guests clear customs and then take a scheduled Tropic Air one-hour flight to Punta Gorda. Guests must arrive in Belize City no later than 3:30 p.m. local Belize time; on departure day guests need to book their international flights no earlier than 11 a.m. local Belize time. For U.S. citizens; a passport that is valid for six months after the last day of your trip is required. Residents of other countries should check with their consulate for entry requirements. Wi-Fi is available at the lodge.
High Season: Jan 5-Apr 30,2018: $4,362-$5,125 per person based on 7-night/6-day shared/room/boat (3 types of accommodations available).
Low Season: May 1-Dec 17,2018: $3,649-$4,333 per person based on 7-night/6-day shared/room/boat. Nonfishing packages and shorter stays provided upon request
Tarpon > 40” Fork Length
Do not remove them from the water. This causes too much damage and stress, and decreases their chances of survival.
Minimize the time you handle the fish next to the boat before release.
Tarpon < 40” Fork Length
Minimize handling, since this can remove protective slime from the fish.
If you handle a fish, use clean wet ...