Short Belize Report

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  1. Upton O

    Upton O Blind hog fisherman

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    Grand Slam on February 21, 2011 fishing out of El Pescador Lodge, Belize. I'd rather be lucky than good.

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    Hell yes!
     
  3. Steve Call

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    I am so jealous! Spent about 10 days in Belize in 2006 - mostly down in Placencia. I caught a lot of bonefish. Saw quite a few permit but never connected. No tarpon, but had a blast catching barracuda!
     
  4. Jmills81

    Jmills81 The Dude Abides

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    daaaaaaaaaaaaaaamn
     
  5. ribka

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    The grand slam. Congrats. Never able to finish a grand slam. Could never connect on permit when the bone fish, tarpon were hitting.

    You have some bragging rights now
     
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    That Tarpon looks like a shad (but of course I haven't caught any of them , so I'm really just quite jealous).
     
  7. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    Karl is just being Karl. Looks like an awesome trip!
     
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    Oh, Man! makes me regret going back to work for a living.. haven't been there in like 12 years. Probably some of the best, friendliest, luxe, adventure fishing i've had.
    Grreat work on the Slam
    Rich
     
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    Gary Thompson dirty dog

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    Sweeeeeet!!!!!
     
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    Awesome!
     
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    Mingo the Menehune stole my beer

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    congratulations...that's a hell of an accomplishment.
     
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    Upton O Blind hog fisherman

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    I'm sitting here listening to the wind and rain pelt the house, its chilly outside and I've become a Belize woosie. Man, I miss that place. We met some really fun people; my guide, the staff and accommodations at El Pescador were outstanding and, of course, the fishing for a man of my skill set was perfect. The next trip down I'm targeting a REAL tarpon, and more permit, and more bones, ah, hell, I want it all. Anyway, thanks for all of your comments. I'm still in the after glow. I know Leland is hosting a group heading down there in late spring when there is greater possibility for more and larger tarpon. From what I know, this time of year they are scarce and not typically seen a lot. If anyone wants more info, please PM me with your phone number and I'll give you any help I can.
     
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    Wow - congratulations! What a great trip.
     
  14. Brookie_Hunter

    Brookie_Hunter aka Dave Hoover

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    I wish I were you! Well done.
     

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