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Hosted Trip F ly f i s h i n g i n M e x i c o

A Barry & Cathy Beck Departure May 13 - 18, 2018

Campeche Tarpon Bay

We Share Your Passion


Mexico


Take Your Travel Experience Further: The Hosted Trip Difference Unparalleled Service and Knowledge Every Step of the Way Dear Traveler, One of our favorite things about fishing at Campeche is not the fishing. What? You may ask, but it’s true. We love to fish for baby and juvenile tarpon. It can honestly be said that we don’t like getting up in the dark, but we do love being on the water at first light. There are very few things more beautiful than going out across mirror-still water. As you skim along you’re watching this big orange ball lift gently, but surely up off the horizon. This is what we’re talking about and we absolutely love mornings in Campeche. Then a few minutes later as your guide slowly pulls the boat into the mouth of the lagoon, you gaze ahead and see tarpon rolling, as if in slow motion, in the early morning stillness of the lagoon. This is Campeche, and the day is just starting. Hours later after a late lunch, sometimes eaten while running from one place to another, the heat is up and you’ve had a good morning, so your guide turns the boat back and before long you see Campeche on the sky line. Now until cocktails are served, you might take a nap or a swim, read a book, go to Starbucks or get your tackle ready for tomorrow. Later, we’ll enjoy a walk around the colonial town of Campeche and choose a restaurant for dinner, of which there are many. It’s a great program and we love it. Better yet, we think you will too. This can be easily dove-tailed with Grand Slam Lodge, where we are a few days before arriving in Campeche. So, catch up with us here, or join us earlier for four days of bonefish, permit and tarpon at Grand Slam. Refer to the respective itineraries for more details and pricing, and then give Frontiers a call! Sincerely,

Barry and Cathy Beck

What to Expect

• The walled city of Campeche, located on the western side of the Yucatan Peninsula, has been recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site due to the number of historical landmarks within the city limits. • Campeche has quietly earned the reputation as a world-class baby tarpon fishery due to the vast numbers of fish found on the mangrove-lined flats which make up the coastline. • Visitors will enjoy the wonderful restaurants, historic architecture, museums, cultural attractions and the lively streets of Old Town Campeche.

About the Lodge

Campeche Tarpon Bay: Campeche and the Los Petenes Biosphere Reserve have quietly earned the reputation as a world-class baby tarpon fishery. The reserve is an ecologically diverse mix of grass-covered flats, mangrove lined rivers and open water bays. Located on the western shore of the Yucatan Peninsula, Campeche was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1999 due to the large number of historic landmarks; home to wonderful architecture, excellent restaurants and the friendly local atmosphere. Campeche, a great place for fishing and non-fishing alike.

About Barry & Cathy Beck Longtime Frontiers trip hosts and photographers, the Becks travel far and wide to follow their love for fly fishing and nature photography. Based in Pennsylvania, Barry and Cathy write books, host fly fishing departures, lead African photo safaris, and operate a stock photography business. The Becks are well-known in the fishing, photography, and travel industries, and possess a stellar reputation for their skill, knowledge, and expertise born out of a 20 year career. Their most recent books include Cathy Beck’s Fly Fishing Handbook, now in its third edition; Fly Waters Near and Far, a coffee table book of photographs, and a soon-to-be-released book on Alaska.


Proposed Itinerary for Campeche Tarpon Bay May 13 - 18, 2018

Sunday, May 13

Arrive Campeche, check into the Hotel Ocean View.

Monday, May 14 - Thursday, May 17

Enjoy four days of guided fishing. Breakfast is at 5:00 a.m. after which you will meet your guide across the street from the hotel. Fishing from traditional flats skiffs, you will be fishing the protective area known as “Peternes� one of the largest reserve area in the Yucatan Peninsula. Schools of tarpon in the 5 - 20 pound range are often found rolling on the surface of the flats and mangrove-lined creeks.

Friday, May 18

Depart the lodge for your flight home. Extended stays in Campeche are welcome. *Itinerary subject to change


Fort San Jose overlooks the port of Campeche

Rates

Campeche Tarpon Bay* Double occupancy / shared guide: $2,557.50 Single occupancy are available upon request. Inclusions: Hotel accommodations at the Hotel Ocean View, guided fishing, breakfast, fishing lunch, fishing license, and all ground transfers. Exclusions: International flights to either Campeche or Merida, guide gratuities, dinners, hotel expenses and items of a personal nature. Deposits payment refund policy: A non-refundable deposit of 50 percent of the land cost is due at time of reservation. Balance payable at time of final land package invoicing. Final / full payment is also nonrefundable unless client replacement is provided. *Rates subject to change.

Extend Your Trip

This trip can be extended along side either of the following departure: • Grand Slam Lodge: May 8 - 13, 2018

Your Airline Connection

In addition to providing a superior experience while you’re fishing in Mexico, the Airline Department at Frontiers can coordinate all of your travel logistics to and from Santiago.

Frontiers Contact Our team of highly specialized agents coordinate every last detail of your trip. For this hosted departure, please contact:

Bob Artzberger

Mexico Program Manager Toll-free: 1-800-245-1950 Phone: 724-935-1577 rartzberger@frontierstravel.com


United States Office 600 Warrendale Rd., Gibsonia, PA 15044 Toll-free 1-800-245-1950 Phone 724-935-1577 Fax 724-935-5388 Email info@frontierstravel.com Website www.frontierstravel.com

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The air holidays and flights in this brochure are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is ATOL 3315

Copyright © 2016. Frontiers International Travel. All rights reserved.

The air holidays and flights in this brochure are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is ATOL 3315. Copyright © 2017. Frontiers International Travel. All rights reserved.

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