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The Western Caribbean Fly Fishing School

#2 of 3 Classes & Workshops in Mahahual Features Animals
| Costa Maya Port, Mahahual, Mexico
+52 1 983 732 3144
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We spent two days with Nick Denbow. Both days we targeted The Elusive Permit for the first half of... read more

Reviewed March 17, 2017
Bryan J
via mobile
Trip of a lifetime

This was my second time fishing with Nick and I am now thoroughly convinced he is one of the best... read more

Reviewed March 17, 2017
Scott S
Knoxville, Tennessee
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For beginners we have the famous fly fishing school, for advanced fly fishermen theres the guide service. Based on the best bit of fly fishing within a 10 mile radius, protected by the barrier reef the waters are gentle and shallow. On shore, a wonderful beach club with the best food and service in town. The perfect place for wives, friends and family to watch the fly fishing adventure. For those with experience ask us for guided fly fishing trips by boat to the nearby Tarpon lagoons and walk and wade up the numerous beaches.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
| Costa Maya Port, Mahahual, Mexico
+52 1 983 732 3144
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Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

We spent two days with Nick Denbow. Both days we targeted The Elusive Permit for the first half of the day. We had shots at several each day and on our second day we were able to hook up with a nice 12lbs Permit. There...More

Thank Bryan J
Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

This was my second time fishing with Nick and I am now thoroughly convinced he is one of the best, if not the best fly fishing instructor and guide in the world. His skill set includes everything from teaching beginners to cast to finding giant...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed November 13, 2016

awesome time spent with nick. one of the best guides I have fished with. if you are doing 4 hours or 4 days. it will be money well spent. hopefully I get the chance to do it again soon!

Thank poranski
Reviewed July 17, 2016

Spent a couple days fishing with Nick on our honeymoon. Cant say enough on how much fun we had. Would really recommend fishing with Nick, he knows that place like the back of his hand.

Thank Brandon K
Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

I will declare my interests in Nick Denbow, I suppose he's a protégé of me in the fact I helped him learn to fish. What this man is now is a fly casting, fish seeing, fish catching machine. If there was a person to catch...More

1  Thank Les T
Reviewed June 22, 2016

The reviews you read on Nick are 100% accurate. He's patient, funny, and knows his stuff. You will not get a better guide in the area period. It's more than apparent he loves what he does, and loves showing others about it. He was a...More

Thank Julie R
Reviewed February 25, 2016

If you want a unique cruise excursion, than this is it. The reason it is so unique and fun is simply Nick Denbow. He takes your limited amount of time and packs it with personal instruction and attention. I am an avid fisher who has...More

1  Thank D Mark M
Reviewed December 18, 2015

All the reviews are 100% accurate. He deserves no less than 10 stars. From the initial greeting to the final goodbye, Nick was a fantastic teacher and friend. Anybody within a 5 hour drive of here needs to make a trip to see Nick. Nick...More

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed November 24, 2015

Nick knows all the spots! Unfortunately the weather was a bit uncooperative while we were in town, making the fishing tough, but Nick still managed to put us on tarpon, snook and permit. Had a great time fishing with him!

Thank patty s
Reviewed November 20, 2015

I've been fishing the flats and lagoons for 16 years. Nick's the guide to have in your boat if you want to catch fish and improve your technique. He has fish-ray vision and his permit flies are extraordinary. He's a pleasure to spend the day...More

Thank JimP253
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Sue Q
October 11, 2015|
Response from bigfishaholic |
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August 9, 2015|
Response from bigfishaholic |
1.5 miles as the crow flies. 7 minutes and $2 in a taxi from outside the cruise terminal. Wcffs is based at Nohoch Kay restaurant. We run by reservation only. Click the email link on this page to write to us directly. Thanks... More