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Address: Holbox Island, Mexico
Phone Number: 01 984 875-2144
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Did not have the luck i needed!

I have great help from Mr Sandflea Alejandro Vega Cruz who is the ultimate guide for Tarponfishing but he was busy with two guys from Google Earth. But I was guided by two guides... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2014
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Johannesburg
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I am trying very exhaustively to contact mr sandflea but to no avail.would like to book for one week guiding .can anyone help put me in touch with this gentleman?.

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Akumal, Mexico
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48 reviews 48 reviews
25 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

There is no better fly fishing guide operation in the northern Yucatan than Captian Alejando Vega Cruz fondly known as Sandflea. This guide service is known for producing the Grand Slam of fishing, bone, permit, tarpon and snook. The best thing that I can say is Alejandro knows how to hunt fish which is crucial to fishing success. His operation... More 

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Lander, Wyoming
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

My wife and I fished with two different guides. They were both excellent in their ability to get us into tarpon. They worked very hard poling the boat and positioning us in relation to the wind. We both caught tarpon and missed/didn't land many others. I caught a 20 lb tarpon. Our guides were Carlos and Beto. We fished the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

What an incredible experience! I have done several exotic fishing trips and I would highly recommend this experience. The guides are fabulous, very skilled, accommodating and great personalities. Can't wait to go back next year. Gracias Alejandro!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I have great help from Mr Sandflea Alejandro Vega Cruz who is the ultimate guide for Tarponfishing but he was busy with two guys from Google Earth. But I was guided by two guides instead, Alberto and Valentin. Unfortunately we were surprised by a tropical storm and were forced to get back to land. I missed some Tarpons because to... More 

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Rolla, Missouri
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

The Holbox Tarpon Club is the place for tarpon on Holbox. Alejandro Vega (Senior Sandflea) is a world class guide who can always find tarpon. And the experience is more like fishing with a friend. I have fished with him 5 times in the last couple of years and have booked him for 3 days coming up this season.

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Billings, Montana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Alejandro put us on tarpon for 2 days straight. Super fun. Best fisherman in the Yucatan! 2nd trip down there to fish we him and he is the man.

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Rolla, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

A friend and I have fished baby tarpon with Alejandro twice in 2011 and three times in 2012. We were always on tarpon although, being a trout fisherman, my saltwater chops aren't that hot. Alejandro is a great teacher and after catching only a couple the first time out our numbers kept going up. My best day brought 10 fish... More 

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Nova Scotia, Canada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
12 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

So my husband decides he wants to go out for a day with these guys but he has to book it with the waiter at the restaurant they seem to operate with. Please understand, we realize what happened was as much our fault as theirs, maybe more so. The waiter says "do you need gear?" and my husband, who has... More 

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Houston, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

We traveled to Holbox for our honeymoon and had been looking forward to fishing for tarpon for months. We booked two days with Holbox Tarpon Club hoping to have a chance to at least land one between the two of us. When we got there, someone on our hotel staff knew Mr Sandflea and helped us get in touch with... More 

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