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Thank you for your assistance My wife & I had a fantastic holiday, a very well run fishing lodge that offers something for the non fisherman as well. Just a quick note to say a BIG thank you For making my holiday so good, and a big thank you goes to Dave Plummer who has a great sense of humour and is an expert in making people do what he wants them to do with out them knowing it.

My very first trip to Argentina shooting Although I have shot and been involved in the shooting world all my life, I had been told the stories and so I though I knew what to expect…Wrong it was nothing like it. It far surpassed my expectations and boy did we shoot some birds.

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WELCOME... AN amazing year! Welcome to Angling Direct Holidays new full colour brochure, it has as usual been another amazing year, more people travelling, more exciting new destinations, the launch of our shooting holidays, new medical evacuation procedures from remote locations, plus the introduction of our new services “Guided Tuition” Firsts lets take a look at some of the new great fishing destinations with the likes of Farquhar in the Seychelles, Peacock Bass fishing in the Amazon, monster Golden Dorado in Uruguay, more fantastic Bonefish locations in both Cuba and Mauritius., plus a hot new live aboard operation with access to the remotest atolls of the stunning Maldives. However we never stop as we have over 40 new destinations just waiting to come online, so please remember to also keep checking our website www.anglingdirectholidays.com for new destinations as they become available. Alternatively why not sign up for our electronic newsletters on our website then you will always be the first to know of any new destinations, plus any special offers. One of the most exciting developments this year for anyone like me who is as happy with a gun as I am with a rod is the introduction of shooting holidays to our portfolio. Having listened to our customers and constantly being requested to provide our services to shooting, as many of you enjoy both sports, we have therefore listened and are very pleased with the launch of 14 destinations some of which are exclusive to Angling Direct Holidays for the UK market. We have also teamed up with the world’s leader in emergency medical evacuation Global Rescue. Nothing is more important than our clients’ health and safety. In many cases medical and travel insurances do not cover emergency medical evacuation from some of the remote fishing destinations we offer; they cover hospital and doctors’ costs once you are in a hospital, and only transport you to another hospital if the care is insufficient where you are. Global Rescue provides unparalleled

emergency medical services that include medical evacuation from the point of illness or injury back to your home country hospital of choice. In addition, a Global Rescue membership also includes 24/7 access to critical care paramedics, and in-house physicians backed by specialists from Johns Hopkins Medicine, the leading hospital in the US since 1990. For full details see our website under booking info. Then there’s the new introduction of our Guided Tuition that can be found on our main website. So now regardless if you are looking at trying out a new form of fishing for the first time, want to brush up on casting skill or just fancy a few hours guided fishing in the UK you can find one of our fully proved guides in your own area. Only tried and trusted guides who have also been chosen to represent Angling Direct Holidays as agents have been selected. So you have the complete peace of mind that you will be well taken care of. This year we have divided the holidays in the brochure into holiday types, Freshwater, Saltwater, Hosted, Family and Shooting allowing you to more easily find all the tours for the type of fishing or shooting you prefer. We sincerely hope that we can encourage you to travel far and wide, for rest assure if you do chose like thousands have already with Angling Direct Holidays you have our personal promise that we will do everything within our power to make sure that your future holidays will be fishing and shooting adventures of a lifetime. Remember, wherever your travels take you have a great holiday and travel safely.

PETER COLLINGSWORTH OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

Prices quoted are a guideline and are based on exchange rates at the time of going to press. Exact prices will be quoted at the time of enquiry of booking and confirmation. The air holidays in this brochure are ATOL potected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is ATOL 6371.

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PHOTOGRAPHS We would like to take this opportunity to say thankyou and give credit to all our valued customers and professional photographers who have helped to provide us with high quality images. TRACEY BUCKENHAM www.wildfire-photography.com TIM PASK www.scanout.com YNGVE ASK www.scanout.com


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ANGLING DIRECT HOLIDAYS freshwater TOURS From small streams to huge rivers...

Freshwater holiday’s covers from small mountain crystal clear rivers in places like arctic Sweden for true wild brown trout and arctic Char, to mighty powerful rivers like the Frazer in British Columbia hunting down the mighty Sturgeon. Freshwater fishing generally falls in to 2 main categories, first there’s fly fishing, mainly for species of Salmon, Trout, Char, Steelhead and Sea Trout, all located in some of the most spectacular scenery this world has to offer. Countries like Alaska, Argentina, Arkansas, Canada, Chile, Norway, Sweden and Uruguay are just a few to mention. However there’s also other freshwater species to be chased on the fly, what about Peacock Bass in the rainforests of Brazil, Golden Dorado fishing in Argentina, Bolivia and Uruguay and 20lb plus tiger fish from Tanzania.Then there’s specimen fishing for the likes of Sturgeon and carp in Canada, Catfish, carp in Spain, Mahseer fishing in India, plus a massive array of exotic Amazon species in manmade lakes in Thailand. What ever type of freshwater fishing you prefer we have a huge selection for you to choose from. As ever our portfolio of fishing destinations continues to grow and grow, currently we have over 60 new exciting lodges spread over 9 countries just waiting to be finalized and added to our current website. This is no mean feet as that’s over 1 new destination per week over the next 12 months in just freshwater alone. That is just how far we have gone and the investment both in time and money we have put into ensure we continue to offer you the best single collection of freshwater fishing holidays from around the world. We pride ourselves on providing an exceptional level of service to anglers for all destinations, based on combined experience, of up to date information and unmatched knowledge of our fishing locations around the world. So if you are an individual, large group or want to hold a corporate trip anywhere from deep small mountain crystal clear rivers to mighty powerful rivers, our fully experienced dedicated staff are ready to suggest a suitable tour and answer your questions.

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Alaska Salmon Ayakulik River Alaska Alaska must be one of, if not the best location within the world to catch Salmon. The sheer numbers and size of Salmon shocks even the most travelled of anglers. The Ayakulik River is located within the Kodiak National Wildlife Park, 125 miles southwest of the town of Kodiak on Kodiak Island. It is just perfect for fly fishing, about 30 yards wide with average depths between 3 to 4 feet and deep pools every 200 yards. The crystal clear water and the lack of vegetation on the banks make it one of the best rivers we have ever seen or fished. Catch statistics for the lodge are simply amazing, with weekly catches in excess of 300 King Salmon being the norm for only 12 anglers. Salmon available are King, Sockeye and Steelhead in June and Coho, Silver, Pinks, Char and Steelhead in August. At this remote location on the mouth of the Ayakulik River, on the Southwest coast of Kodiak Island, there are two lodges. Each lodge handles six guests. Both lodges have showers and electricity. Meals include halibut, beef steak, turkey, ribs, cops, and fresh-caught salmon. We are incredibly blessed with an almost total lack of mosquitoes and other bugs on the lower Ayakulik River. I don’t know why this is the case, but every time I go somewhere else I am thankful for it. In some areas of Alaska the mosquitoes are horrendous. This area has an abundant variety of wildlife including Kodiak bears, fox, river otter, sea otter, and eagles, dozens of species of shore birds, seals, sea lions, Sitka black tail deer, and others.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY Although the fishing has set weeks, we have daily flights departing from the UK therefore, should you wish to either extend your stay with additional days at the beginning or end in Kodiak, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 Depart London Heathrow Airport (LHR), Arrive Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport, USA (IAH), Airline operator: Continental Airlines, Depart Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport, USA (IAH), Arrive Anchorage Ted Stevens Anchorage International, USA (ANC). On arrival take a taxi to the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel. Overnight accommodation: Courtyard by Marriott Hotel R/O. DAY 2 Early morning you will need to take a taxi back to Anchorage airport. Depart Anchorage Ted Stevens Anchorage International, USA (ANC), Arrive Kodiak. On arrival make the short walk across the road to the local air strip before making your way to our camp either by helicopter or sea plane (approx 60min flight time). In the afternoon you are free to fish and battle with your first Salmon. Overnight accommodation: Ayakulik River Camp F/B. DAYS 3 to 7 Each day you will depart with your guide to explore and fish various runs/pools for Salmon. Note: each day you will walk/fish perhaps up to two miles per day. Overnight accommodation: Ayakulik River Camp F/B. DAY 8 In the morning you are free to relax and pack before your return journey. Around 1pm, you will fly back to Kodiak via either seaplane / helicopter (approx 60 min flight times). On arrival you will check into your hotel which is situated a short walk across the road. Overnight accommodation: Kodiak Comfort Inn B/B. DAY 9 In the morning make your way back to Kodiak airport, Depart Kodiak, Arrive Ted Stevens Anchorage International, USA (ANC). Depart Anchorage Ted Stevens Anchorage International, USA (ANC). DAY 10 Arrive Newark, USA (EWR), Airline operator: Continental Airlines, Depart Newark, USA (EWR), Arrive London Heathrow Airport, United Kingdom (LHR), Airline operator: Continental Airlines.

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights (E), transfers, accommodation, guided fishing and fishing licences. Flight Route and flight time UK - Seattle (approx 9 hrs) Seattle - Anchorage (approx 3 hrs) Anchorage - Kodiak (approx 1 hr) Transfer Time Your only transfer will be a private sea plane / helicopter ride to the camp from Kodiak (approx 60mins)

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Fishing Methods Freshwater Fly Fishing, Spinning Species to Catch King / Chinook Salmon, Coho / Silver Salmon, Sockeye / Red Salmon, Pink Salmon, Arctic Char, Steelhead


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Alaska Salmon Bristol Bay Lodge Alaska For an unparalleled fly out fishing experience, it has to be the legendary Bristol Bay Lodge, utterly surrounded by pristine wilderness located in the heart of North America’s largest state park. Three hundred and fifty miles southwest of Anchorage and strategically placed in unspoiled and untouched surroundings lay Bristol Bay Lodge and its vast watershed. In the heart of the watershed lies Wood-TikChik State Park, containing 14 major lakes and their connecting river systems. Guests staying at this private, luxurious hideaway have access to much of this pristine Alaskan fishery and can expect to catch a great abundance and variety of fish. The Togiak rivers are among the most productive in Alaska, where you can expect to catch five species of Salmon, plus Rainbow Trout, Grayling and Arctic Char. Our guests also have the opportunity to fish two of Alaska’s most renowned rivers, the Agulowak and the Agulopak. These rivers provide the most productive fishing for spotted Alaskan Rainbows, Grayling, Char, and Dolly Varden. They are also host to the single largest Sockeye Salmon run anywhere in the world, with an average of several million fish returning throughout the system each year. If that is not enough, after spending an evening at the lodge you will depart for one of two fishing destinations that will later involve an overnight experience at one of two outpost camps. Northwest of the lodge is Birch Creek Camp. Directly west of the lodge is Rainbo Camp, located on the tidewater/ confluence of two exceptional rivers. Additionally, just a short boat ride from the Bristol Bay Lodge’s front door is the world-famous Agulowak River.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY Although the fishing has set weeks, we have daily flights departing from the UK therefore should you wish to either extend your stay with additional days at the beginning or end in Anchorage, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 (thursday) Depart London Heathrow, Arrive Seattle, Depart Seattle, Arrive Anchorage, On arrival and once through the arrival hall, take a taxi to the Anchorage Hotel. Overnight accommodation: Anchorage Hotel Twin rooms R/O. DAY 2 (friday) A day to relax and explore downtown Anchorage. Overnight accommodation: Anchorage Hotel Twin rooms R/O. DAY 3 (saturday) Early morning check out of Hotel and return to Anchorage airport. Depart Anchorage, Arrive Dillingham, Upon arrival in the port city of Dillingham, Bristol Bay Lodge staff will greet you. The transfer down the lake road takes about (40 minutes - roughly 20 miles), then board large covered boats for the stunning ride up Lake Aleknagik to the lodge 40 minutes. Upon arrival you will be escorted to the main lodge where you will be offered lunch. Afterward there will be an orientation, following which; you will be shown to your room or cabin. Once you have settled in its time to go for your first afternoon of fishing. Overnight accommodation: Bristol Bay Lodge Twin rooms F/B. DAYS 4 to 9 (sunday to friday) Each day you will depart for a full days fishing either by sea plane or boat. Each guest over the next six days spends one night at Birch Camp and then Rainbo Camp for exclusive fishing. This means that every single day you will be fishing very different locations for all sorts of species. During each day a fresh lunch will be prepared and eaten on the shore by your guides. Guiding is based on 2 anglers to 1 guide Overnight accommodation: Bristol Bay Lodge Twin rooms F/B. DAY 10 (saturday) Early morning, transfer to Dillingham via boat and car. Depart Dillingham, Arrive Anchorage. Taxi back to the Anchorage Hotel. Overnight accommodation: Anchorage Hotel Twin rooms R/O. DAY 11 (sunday) Check out of your hotel and take a taxi back to Anchorage international airport. Depart Anchorage, Arrive Seattle, Depart Seattle Heathrow Airport, United Kingdom (LHR), Airline operator: Continental Airlines. DAY 12 (monday) Arrive London Heathrow.

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes All flights (WT), all meals, all drinks (Bristol Bay Lodge), lodging, fully guided daily flyout fishing excursions, and transportation between Dillingham and the lodge. Flight Route and flight time UK - Seattle (approx 9 hrs) Seattle - Anchorage (approx 3 hrs) Anchorage - Dillingham (approx 1 hr)

Fishing Methods Freshwater Fly Fishing, Spinning Species to Catch King / Chinook Salmon, Chum Salmon, Sockeye / Red Salmon, Pink Salmon, Coho / Silver Salmon, Dolly Varden, Rainbow Trout, Arctic Char, Arctic Grayling

Transfer Time Dillingham to Lake Aleknagik 40 minutes by road. Lake Aleknagik - Bristol Bay Lodge 40 minutes by large covered boats.

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Goodnews River Lodge alaska If you are looking for a Fishing Lodge that puts you and the fishing first, then look no further. The Goodnews River Lodge is located in a remote corner of Southwest Alaska about 475 miles from Anchorage, at the edge of the pristine Togiak National Wildlife Refuge. As the ONLY full service lodge on the entire three branch river system, you will experience the solitude of Alaska as it should be. It’s just you and the fish. No crowds, no flying to the “best” river. It’s all here on the Goodnews River, and it’s all yours to enjoy.

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The three forks of the Goodnews River flow out of the Ahklun Mountains, and wander through the Togiak National Wildlife Refuge making their way to the Bering Sea. There are over 490 miles of fish-able streams, braids, creeks and river branches for you to enjoy. The Lodge itself is located on the North Fork of the river, which is the main branch, right at the upper edge of tidewater, and just 7 miles from Goodnews Bay. From there the jet boats can easily access all 3 forks of the river, as well as the lower tidewater sections. Chrome bright Salmon, most still with sea lice, are the norm. These fish are fresh and feisty, and will challenge your angling skills. Resident leopard rainbows and grayling live in all areas of the river, and follow the salmon upriver as they get ready for their spawning rituals.

DAY 2 (wednesday) Transfer to Ted Stevens International Airport. Check in for your private charter flight via Trans Northern Aviation’s fully modernized Super DC-3 to the Lodge. The flight departs at 9:00 AM, and after a 2 1/2 hour scenic flight over some of Alaska’s natural wonders, you land at the Goodnews Bay airport. On arrival you will be met by Mike Gorton and the Lodge staff, and taken to your waiting boats for the 20 minute ride to the Lodge. Once at the Lodge, Lunch will be served,then it’s time to tackle up and go fishing! Your guide for the afternoon will meet with you to insure that you have the correct tackle. You will fish until 5:30pm. After Dinner you will have time to meet the Staff and get to know them as well as your fellow camp mates. Overnight accommodation: Goodnews River Lodge Twin bedded Tents F/B.

The Lodge is a fixed camp right on the river just above tidewater, and is not a fly out camp. Accommodation is in high tech elevated Weatherproof tent/cabins, each with fixed windows and door and a propane heater for those chilly Alaska nights. There are 6 bathrooms, each with hot showers, sinks and toilets. There’s also a heated drying room for your waders and fishing gear so they are dry and ready for the next day’s fishing. Gourmet meals are served in the dining and recreational facility.

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Although the fishing has set weeks, we have daily flights departing from the UK therefore should you wish to either extend your stay with additional days at the beginning or end in Anchorage; the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 (tuesday) Depart London Heathrow, Arrive Seattle, Depart Seattle, Arrive Anchorage. On arrival and once through the arrival hall, take a taxi to the Anchorage Hotel. Overnight accommodation: Anchorage Hotel Twin rooms R/O

DAYS 3 to 8 (thursday to tuesday) Your typical day will start with a coffee and wake up service at your cabin if you choose. Breakfast is served family style at 7:00 am. Boats leave the camp at 8:15 am and return at 5:30pm. Dinner is served between 6:30 and 7:00pm. Your Guides are assigned each evening after dinner for the next day’s fishing. This gives you a chance to discuss what species you want to fish for the next day with your Guide, and make sure you have the right tackle ready. We rotate our Guides every day, so our guests get to know all of our Guides and experience many different parts of the river, as each Guide has his favourite fishing spots and techniques. Guiding is based on 2 anglers to 1 guide. Overnight accommodation: Goodnews River Lodge Twin bedded Tents F/B DAY 9 (wednesday) Leave the Lodge when we know the aircraft is in range, usually about 11:00 AM. You should be back to Anchorage by 3:00pm. Transfer back to the Anchorage Hotel. Overnight accommodation: Anchorage Hotel Twin rooms R/O. DAY 10 (thursday) Transfer to Anchorage international airport. Depart Anchorage, Arrive Seattle, Depart Seattle. DAY 11 (friday) Arrive London Heathrow.

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes International flights, private charter direct from Anchorage to Goodnews Bay and return via a fully modernized Super DC-3, 6.5 days of guided fishing, with only two anglers per guide, all meals, transfers and double occupancy in the camp, all flies, lures, and terminal tackle are included as well, supply of loaner gear available including rods, reels, waders, etc. Flight Route and flight time UK - Seattle (approx 9 hrs) Seattle - Anchorage (approx 3 hrs) Anchorage - Goodnews Bay (approx 2.5 hrs)

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Transfer Time Goodnews Bay to Goodnews River Lodge transfer by boat (approx 20 mins) Fishing Methods Freshwater Fly Fishing Species to Catch King / Chinook Salmon, Chum Salmon, Sockeye / Red Salmon, Pink Salmon, Coho / Silver Salmon, Dolly Varden, Rainbow Trout


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No See Um Lodge alaska Nestled on a private bluff overlooking the Kvichak River, No-See-Um Lodge is ranked among the finest Alaskan fly-out fly fishing operations for over 25 years. The Holman family has a well-earned reputation for pampering their guests. Matt and John have many years of experience in fishing, guiding and flying in Alaska. They know the best fishing spots and how to get you there safely and are anxious for your trip to be “the trip of a lifetime.” You won’t be “left out in the woods” because your pilot and aircraft stay with you throughout the day. The lodge is staffed by the finest talent available and their willingness to provide for their guests has put No See Um in a class by itself . . . truly Alaska’s finest. This outstanding Alaskan fly fishing lodge takes only twelve guests each week and their aircraft now include three DeHaviland Beavers. While their fly fishing program centers around rainbow trout that are available all season and average 3-10 pounds with some up to 15 pounds; all in the greater Iliamna/ Katmai region, guests also have ample opportunity to fly fish for arctic char, Dolly Varden, grayling, and all five species of Pacific salmon (though rarely are all species available during any single week). The lodge strives to have one guide for every two anglers and typically a good deal of walking and wading is expected to reach the best spots. Alternatively, jet boats are used for transportation on several systems. At times anglers will fly fish from the boats, but the majority of fishing is done while wading. Unlike most fly-out lodges, No See Um planes stay with clients all day long and are flown by experienced pilot guides. So whether you are drawn to the region by the allure of walk and wading small systems, or drifting the mighty Kvichak for massive rainbows, know that No See Um has set the standard for excellence by which other Alaskan lodges are measured.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY Although the fishing has set weeks, we have daily flights departing from the UK therefore should you wish to either extend your stay with additional days at the beginning or end in Anchorage; the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 (sunday) Depart London Heathrow, Arrive Seattle, Depart Seattle, Arrive Anchorage. On arrival and once through the arrival hall, take a taxi to the Anchorage Hotel. Overnight accommodation: Anchorage Hotel Twin rooms R/O. DAY 2 (monday) Early in the morning check out of your Hotel and arrange to return to Ted Stevens International Airport. Your morning flight out of Anchorage will depart at 9 am, check in one hour before, arriving King Salmon about 10:30. The charter company is called TransNorthern and has gate L2, right next to the Pen Air gate. There will be an agent to check bags and ID’s but no security check. On arrival you will be met by the Lodge staff, and taken to your waiting float plane for the 30 minute flight to the Lodge. If time and weather permits enjoy your first afternoon guided fishing. Overnight accommodation: No See Um Lodge Twin bedded Rooms F/B DAYS 3 to 8 (tuesday to sunday) Six full days of fly-out fishing (weather permitting) or local fishing. Guiding is based on 2 anglers to 1 guide. Overnight accommodation: No See Um Lodge Twin bedded Rooms F/B. DAY 9 (monday) After arelaxed breakfast depart the lodge about 9:30am via float plane back to King Salmon. Departure from King Salmon is around 11am, arriving back in Anchorage at 12:30pm. Once through the arrivals hall take a taxi back to the Anchorage Hotel. Overnight accommodation: Anchorage Hotel Twin rooms R/O. DAY 10 (tuesday) Check out of your hotel and take a taxi back to Anchorage international airport. Depart Anchorage, Arrive Seattle, Depart Seattle. DAY 11 (wednesday) Arrive London Heathrow

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes International flights, flights from Anchorage to King Salmon, Full board and accommodation for seven nights at No See um Lodge based on double occupancy, Six days guided fishing with two fishermen to each guide, Daily fly out transport to the rivers by float plane and jet boat on the rivers, All flies and other tackle if required, All alcoholic drinks. Flight Route and flight time UK-Seattle (approx 9hrs) Seattle-Anchorage (approx 3hrs) Anchorage - King Salmon (approx 1.2hrs)

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Transfer Time King Salmon to No See Um Lodge by float plane (approx 30 mins) Fishing Methods Freshwater Fly Fishing Species to Catch King / Chinook Salmon, Chum Salmon, Sockeye / Red Salmon, Pink Salmon, Coho / Silver Salmon, Rainbow Trout

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Mission Lodge alaska Mission Lodge is located on the shores of Lake Aleknagik in the heart of the world famous Bristol Bay region of Southwest Alaska. This area offers unsurpassed trophy fishing for Salmon and Trout in a spectacular wilderness setting. This lodge is easily considered to be Alaska’s finest fly-out lodge operation. Depending on the week you travel you target five species of Pacific Salmon, Rainbow Trout, Arctic Char, Dolly Varden, Arctic Grayling, Lake Trout and Northern Pike. The fishing program covers an area up to 120 miles in every direction with the daily use of three DeHavilland Beaver float planes. The Bristol Bay region has the largest salmon runs in the world, and the sheer numbers of fish that this area supports is mind-boggling. Over the course of a standard week, you can expect to fish a great variety of waters, from small creeks and streams to large rivers. Because the lodge maintains outpost camps with boats scattered throughout the region, and because of the variety of waters accessed and exclusive use permits held by Mission (including the Upper Togiak refuge) you will have daily access to the best fishing the region has to offer. A typical day of fishing at the lodge consists of a departure around 8:00 AM and a return time around 6:00 PM. These times can change on either end, however, as your schedule is completely up to you and your group. The lodge provides all fishing tackle including rods, reels, wading boots, flies and all terminal tackle. Guest rooms at the lodge are spacious and comfortable, and the bar area, dining room, and common areas are exactly what you would expect from a high-end Alaska lodge. Meals are prepared by a well-trained and experienced kitchen staff, and the menu may include entrees such as you would find in the finest restaurants in any large city.

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SUGGESTED ITINERARY Although the fishing has set weeks, we have daily flights departing from the UK therefore should you wish to either extend your stay with additional days at the beginning or end in Anchorage, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 (thursday) Depart London Heathrow, Arrive Seattle, Depart Seattle, Arrive Anchorage. On arrival and once through the arrival hall, take a taxi to the Anchorage Hotel. Overnight accommodation: Anchorage Hotel Twin rooms R/O DAY 2 (friday) Early in the morning check out of the Anchorage Hotel and arrange to return to Anchorage airport. Depart Anchorage, Arrive Dillingham. Upon arrival in the port city of Dillingham, Mission Lodge staff will greet you. At the airport your luggage will be loaded and accounted for prior to departing for the lodge. The transfer down the lake road takes about (40 minutes-roughly 20 miles), then board large covered boats for the stunning ride up Lake Aleknagik to the lodge 5 minutes. Upon arrival you will be escorted to the main lodge. The rest of the day is free to relax or join the Friday casting clinic. Overnight accommodation: Mission Lodge single rooms F/B. DAYS 3 to 8 (saturday to thursday) Your day at Mission Lodge starts at 7:00am with a hot buffet breakfast or help-yourself cereal and fruit bar. After breakfast, the aircraft and boats are ready for boarding and departure by 8:00 a.m. Depending on your destination, your guide will either accompany you or will be waiting at one of the outpost camps. Out-camps are outfitted with boats and all the gear you’ll need. Your lunch will be served beside the water. On a typical day you will return to the lodge around 6:00 p.m. Guiding is based on 2 anglers to 1 guide. Overnight accommodation: Mission Lodge single rooms F/B. DAY 9 (friday) Early in the morning, transfer back to Dillingham via boat and car. Depart Dillingham, Arrive Anchorage. Once through the arrivals hall take a taxi back to the Anchorage Hotel. (Flights normally with PenAir). Overnight accommodation: Anchorage Hotel Twin rooms R/O. DAY 10 (saturday) Check out of your hotel and take a taxi back to Anchorage international airport. Depart Anchorage, Arrive Seattle, Depart Seattle. DAY 11 (sunday) Arrive London Heathrow

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes All flights, all meals, all drinks (Mission Lodge), lodging based on single rooms, fully guided daily flyout fishing excursions, and transportation between Dillingham and the lodge. Flight Route and flight time UK - Seattle (approx 9 hrs) Seattle - Anchorage (approx 3 hrs) Anchorage - Dillingham (approx 1 hr) Transfer Time Dillingham to Lake Aleknagik 40 minutes by road. Lake Aleknagik to Mission Lodge 5 minutes by large covered boats.

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Fishing Methods Freshwater Fly Fishing Species to Catch King / Chinook Salmon, Chum Salmon, Sockeye / Red Salmon, Pink Salmon, Coho / Silver Salmon, Dolly Varden, Rainbow Trout, Arctic Char, Arctic Grayling


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Great Alaska Adventure Lodge alaska Plan your Alaska fly fishing holiday at Great Alaska Lodge and be rewarded with the “trip of a lifetime” from a reputable operator with over 20 years experience in fishing, nature tours and adventure travel on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula, one of Alaska’s premier sport fishing destinations. The most popular river in Alaska, anglers from all over the world fish the Kenai River each season. With trophy Chinook /King salmon caught every year, it’s no wonder why so many anglers can’t resist this world-class fishery. The Kenai River is in a class of its own. The river supports a healthy population of King, Sockeye, and Silver Salmon every year. The king salmon that call the Kenai home are like no other. They are truly the world’s biggest salmon and deserve respect. The Sockeye that return to the Kenai enter the river by the thousands. It is truly amazing how many fish are in the river at one time. With literally hundreds of thousands of fish in the river, it can be very easy to catch your limit. The silver salmon that return to the Kenai are absolutely astounding; they are very large and full of fight. The Kenai is also known for it trophy size rainbow trout and dolly varden. Fishing on the Kenai River is a mixture off fishing from 20’ River Sleds.These boats are ideal fishing platforms for targeting the world’s largest king salmon and casting for the acrobatic silvers, plus areas that involve light wading. The upper Kenai area is also one of the most spectacular trout fisheries in the state, catch and releasing 25 trout or char up to 10 lbs in one day is not uncommon. The accommodation is located on the Kenai River; this 3-Star lodge is situated on 25 acres of prime mid-river property overlooking the confluence of the Kenai and Moose rivers with a backdrop of the mountains and glaciers. This central location allows you to easily access the entire Kenai Peninsula.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY One of the great things about this lodge is the fishing is not fixed, below is just a suggested itinerary as fishing is available from 2 days to 10 days, plus the list of non angling activities is extensive allowing us to tailor your itinerary to include the best of Alaska adventure. The only limitation is your imagination. DAY 1 Depart London Heathrow. Arrive Seattle. Depart Seattle. Arrive Anchorage. On arrival and once through the arrival hall, take a taxi to the Anchorage Hotel. Overnight accommodation: Anchorage Hotel Twin rooms R/O. DAY 2 You will be picked up in Anchorage early in the morning and then driven to the lodge, a scenic two-hour trip which will get you to the lodge in plenty of time to check-in, receive a quick orientation and lunch. Spend the rest of the day fishing for your target species. Overnight accommodation: Great Alaska Adventure Lodge Twin bedded Rooms F/B. DAYS 3 to 7 Spend the next 5 days fishing for your desired species with your guide, Note fishing is done either by 20’ River Sled jet boats, drift boats and wadding subject to the species you wish to catch, time of year and fishing methods. Guiding is based on 2 anglers to 1 guide wading, 4 anglers to 1 guide drift or sled fishing. In the evening after dinner there is additional guiding right outside the lodge on its world famous beach, which already boasts 5 world records on the fly. An exceptional and productive way to extend the fishing day for those so inclined. Overnight accommodation: Great Alaska Adventure Lodge Twin bedded Rooms F/B. DAY 8 Spend the morning fishing before returning back to the lodge to say goodbye and start the journey home. Depart Lodge around 2.30 to Kenai airport for your return flight to Anchorage. (Option to have a private float Plane trip back to Anchorage from right outside you cabin). On arrival in Anchorage take a taxi back to the Anchorage Hotel. Overnight accommodation: Anchorage Hotel Twin rooms R/O DAY 9 Check out of your hotel and take a taxi back to Anchorage international airport. Depart Anchorage. Arrive Seattle. Depart Seattle DAY 10 Arrive London Heathrow.

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes International flights, road transfer from Anchorage to lodge, return charter flight from the lodge to Anchorage, All lodge accommodations and meals based on double occupancy, and a nightly complimentary happy hour, Daily guided fishing and use of conventional spin fishing tackle. Flight Route and flight time UK - Seattle (approx 9 hrs) Seattle - Anchorage (approx 3 hrs)

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Transfer Time Anchorage to Great Alaska Adventure Lodge private road transfer (approx 2hrs). Fishing Methods Freshwater Fly Fishing Species to Catch King / Chinook Salmon, Coho / Silver Salmon, Sockeye / Red Salmon, Rainbow Trout, Dolly Varden

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freshwater TOUR REFERENCE: ARG001

Rio Gallegos Sea Trout Las Buitreras Lodge ARGENTINA Unbelievable Sea Trout fishing on the Rio Gallegos, where the sheer numbers and size of fish is just outstanding. The Rio Gallegos River is nearly 300kms in length and has its origin in the Southern Andes with two pristine and very beautiful streams, the Penitente and the Ruebens. Winding its way through the wild Patagonian landscape, it emerges into the surprisingly mountainous area that encompasses the unique Las Buitreras beats, some 40kms from the river mouth. A trip to Rio Gallegos River offers the adventurous angler the opportunity to pit his skills against the explosive Sea Trout of Patagonia. These fish can reach sizes of 25lbs and over and will reward the angler with arm wrenching takes and blistering runs, interspersed with regular acrobatic displays. Loop’s Las Buitreras lodge is home to the most prolific beats on the Rio Gallegos, consisting of over 40kms of both sides private water comprising over 50 named pools. The fishing is exciting and varied, with pools ranging from deep stony runs to cut banks and streamy shingle flats. Relatively shallow, the river makes for easy wading, elevating the need for fast sinking lines and creating an exciting and challenging fishing environment. It is this variety in combination with the visually inspiring mountainous outcrops that makes this part of the Rio Gallegos quite simply one of the most spectacular stretches of fly fishing water in Patagonia. Each day’s fishing is scheduled the evening before and the destination board is posted showing your pilot, guides, destination, species available, time of departure and your fishing companions for the day so you can fine-tune tackle, flies.

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SUGGESTED ITINERARY Although the fishing has set weeks, we have daily flights departing from the UK with British Airways, therefore should you wish to either extend your stay with additional days at the beginning or end in Buenos Aries, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 (thursday) Depart London (Heathrow) with British Airways. DAY 2 (friday) Arrive Buenos Aries International airport. After you have picked up your luggage and cleared customs walk, out of the terminal building where an Angling Direct Holidays representative, will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel in Buenos Aires. Overnight Accommodation: Buenos Aires Hotel Twin rooms B/B. DAY 3 (saturday) In the morning our staff will transport you to the domestic airport for your connection to Rio Gallegos. Depart Buenos Aries. Arrive Rio Gallegos. On arrival at Rio Gallegos our staff and transport will be waiting to transfer you to the lodge. Overnight Accommodation: Las Buitreras Lodge F/B. DAYS 4 to 9 (sunday to friday) Depart early for a full mornings fishing. Return for lunch. Spend the afternoon resting or fishing camp pool. Depart for the river again, with sandwiches, soup and fruit. Anglers normally return when the fishing is finished! Fishing is based on 2 anglers one guide. Overnight Accommodation: Las Buitreras Lodge F/B. DAY 10 (saturday) In the morning our staff will transport you to the domestic airport for your return connection flight to Buenos Aires. Depart Rio Gallegos, Arrive Buenos Aries, On arrival at Buenos Aires our staff and transport will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel on a B&B basis. Overnight Accommodation: Buenos Aires Hotel Twin rooms B/B. DAY 11 (sunday) In the morning our staff will transport you to the international airport for your return connection flight to London. Depart Buenos Aries International airport with British Airways. DAY 12 (monday) Arrive London (Heathrow).

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights - International return flights, Internal flights, Airport transfers, 6 days full fishing as indicated on itinerary, 2 nights accommodation in Buenos Aires B/B, 7 nights accommodation at lodge F/B. Flight Route and flight time UK - Buenos Aires (approx 16hrs) Buenos Aires - Rio Gallegos (approx 3 hours) Transfer Time Rio Gallegos - Las Buitreras Lodge (approx 1 hour)

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Fishing Methods Freshwater Fly Fishing Species to Catch Sea Trout, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout


freshwater TOUR REFERENCE: ARG004

Jurassic Lake Rainbow Trout ARGENTINA Jurassic Lake is nothing short of a biological anomaly and must be the most prolific trophy Rainbow Trout fishery on the planet. When you arrive at one of the wildest places in Patagonia, “Jurassic Lake”, you will look out over a huge expanse of water, 20 km by 20 km at about 3,000 above sea level, that looks more like with its windchopped blue water channels, the Mediterranean Sea than just “a lake”. Nevertheless, why travel to such a place? The answer is a simple one, the quality and size of these magnificent wild Rainbows Trout is unbelievable, where else on earth would you expect catches of 50 fish per angler per day? With an average weight last season of around 12lb with the biggest fish landed being a 120cm long powerful fish. This is the most insane, remote and beautiful fishing destination you could dream of fishing. As the tour name suggests Jurassic Lake is mainly run as, add on programmes to either a weeks fishing for Sea Trout at Las Buitreras, (See suggested itineraries for examples). These add on programmes will involve the very aptly named “Drive from Hell” into Jurassic Lake which takes roughly 12 hours from Rio Gallegos or 8 hours to Calafate. The last four hours of the drive into the lake are very rugged 4X4 travel Therefore anglers who are not a custom to rough travel or prone to motion sickness with extremely bad backs may be better off passing on Jurassic Lake! However, for those who are prepared for the pain the rewards are astonishing. The best of the fishing is concentrated around the bay alongside the main tributary stream and in the stream itself, all very close to our camp. The fish are very often acrobatic, providing fantastic surging runs and jumps which at times are simply unstoppable.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY Although the fishing has set weeks, we have daily flights departing from the UK with British Airways, therefore should you wish to either extend your stay with additional days at the beginning or end in Buenos Aries, or add on some fantastic Sea Trout fishing at Buitreras, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. Buitreras week 1-12, choose between going before or after Buitreras visit. (AFTER BUITRERAS LODGE) DAY 10 (saturday) You will have already fished Las Buitreras for a week (See Rio Gallegos Sea Trout Las Buitreras Lodge Argentina itinerary). Now in the morning your guides will drive you to Jurassic Lake Camp, which is approximately 12 hours. On arrival you can fish until darkness falls. Overnight Accommodation: Jurassic Lake Camp F/B DAYS 11 to 12 (sunday to monday) Each day you will fish after breakfast, lunch severed either beside the lake or at the camp. Overnight Accommodation: Jurassic Lake Camp F/B DAY 13 (tuesday) Spend the morning fishing before your guides will drive you to Calafate Airport. Depart Calafate Airport. Arrive Buenos Aries Airport. After you have picked up your luggage, walk out of the terminal building where an Angling Direct Holidays representative will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel in Buenos Aires. Overnight Accommodation: Buenos Aires Hotel Twin rooms B/B DAYS 14 (wednesday) In the morning our staff will transport you to the international airport for your return connection flight to London. Depart Buenos Aries International airport with British Airways. DAY 15 (thursday) Arrive London (Heathrow)

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes All transfers between Las Buitreras Lodge, Calafate airport and Jurassic Lake, 2.5 days fishing as indicated on itinerary, 3 nights accommodation in geodesic dome tents F/B. Flight Route and flight time UK - Buenos Aires (approx 16hrs) Buenos Aires - Rio Gallegos (approx 3 hours) Calafate - Buenos Aires (approx 3 hours)

Las Buitreras Lodge - Jurassic Lake (approx 12 hours), Jurassic Lake - Calafate (approx 8 hours). Fishing Methods Freshwater Fly Fishing Species to Catch Sea Trout, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout

Transfer Time Rio Gallegos - Las Buitreras Lodge (approx 1 hour)

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freshwater TOUR REFERENCE: ARG006

Villa Maria Lodge Tierra Del Fuego ARGENTINA The Sea Trout fishing in Southern Argentina is legendary and for many the Rio Grande epitomizes this. Situated in Tierra del Fuego is the famous Rio Grande, which is an area as remote and isolated as you can ever imagine. Apart from the other fishing lodges there is little in the way of human habitation with sheep being the primary inhabitant in this part of the world. One of these fishing lodges, the second of the de las Carreras family operations to open on Rio Grande, is Villa Maria; providing small private groups exciting fishing on some of the most productive pools in the lower river since 1994. The Rio Grande needs little by way of introduction with fish averaging 10 lbs in weight with specimens over 30 lbs caught each season. It flows from West to East, from the Andes to the Atlantic Ocean, through 70 km of Argentine territory. The real beauty of this lodge compared to others is its location on the river, commanding 15km of prime Sea Trout fishing on the lower Rio Grande and enjoying private access on both banks. Being the first lodge gives its guests the first opportunity to cast to newly arrived Sea Trout, and the exclusive access to the wide stretches of the lower Rio Grand makes it a double-handed anglers’ dream. The success of the fishery on the Rio Grande is a modern-day fisherman’s Cinderella story. In just a decade, through access control and the diligent promotion of catch and release, average catch results have risen remarkably. The season lasts from December to April with the runs of fish being sustained throughout. Unlike salmon, the fish will enter the river during all these months in equal numbers dependent primarily upon local conditions.

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SUGGESTED ITINERARY Although the fishing has set weeks, we have daily flights departing from the UK with British Airways, therefore should you wish to either extend your stay with additional days at the beginning or end in Buenos Aries, or add on some fantastic Dorado fishing at Pira Lodge, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 (wednesday) Depart London (Heathrow) with British Airways. DAY 2 (thursday) Arrive Buenos Aries International airport. After you have picked up your luggage and cleared customs, walk out of the terminal building where an Angling Direct Holidays representative will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel in Buenos Aires. Overnight Accommodation: Buenos Aires Hotel Twin rooms B/B. DAY 3 (friday) In the morning our staff will transport you to the domestic airport for your connection to Rio Grande. Depart Buenos Aries, Arrive Rio Grande. On arrival at Rio Grande, our staff and transport will be waiting to transfer you to the lodge. When you arrive at the lodge you are welcomed with cocktails and the entire Villa Maria staff. Overnight Accommodation: Villa Maria Lodge F/B. DAYS 4 to 9 (saturday to thursday) You will leave the lodge after breakfast, fishing until afternoon lunch and a siesta, return to the river fishing through till dusk. Fishing is based on 2 anglers one guide. Overnight Accommodation: Villa Maria Lodge F/B. DAY 10 (friday) In the morning our staff will transport you to the domestic airport for your return connection flight to Buenos Aries. Depart Rio Grande, Arrive Buenos Aries, On arrival at Buenos Aires, our staff and transport will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel on a B/B basis. Overnight Accommodation: Buenos Aires Hotel Twin rooms B/B. DAY 11 (saturday) In the morning our staff will transport you to the international airport for your return connection flight to London. Depart Buenos Aries International airport with British Airways. DAY 12 (monday) Arrive London (Heathrow).

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights International return flights, Internal flights. Airport transfers, 6 days full fishing as indicated on itinerary, 2 nights accommodation in Buenos Aires B/B, 7 nights accommodation at lodge F/B. Flight Route and flight time UK - Buenos Aires (approx 16hrs) Buenos Aires - Rio Grande (approx 3 hours). Transfer Time Rio Grande - Villa Maria Lodge (approx 2 hours)

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Fishing Methods Freshwater Fly Fishing Species to Catch Sea Trout, Brown Trout


FRESHWATER TOUR REFERENCE: ARG005

Pira Lodge Golden Dorado Fishing ARGENTINA Pira Lodge is the world’s first truly upscale fishing lodge to target the freshwater Dorado, which is fly fishing’s most exciting new game fish. Located in Argentina’s northern province of Corrientes, in the middle of the Iberia Marshland, a 1.3 million hectare natural reserve, twice the size of the Florida Everglades is Pira Lodge. Pira enjoys a tropical climate throughout its long eight-month fishing season, which begins in September and runs through April. What makes this lodge so special from other Dorado fishing lodges is its superior accommodations, knowledgeable staff and strategic location on the shore of the Ibera Marshland. This vast wetland offers the world’s only Dorado fishing in crystal-clear waters and these ideal conditions allow anglers to sight-fish for cruising Dorado with top-water floating lines; a technique that produces explosive, heartstopping strikes. Dorado is a powerful aggressive fish that is becoming more and more popular for fly-fishing; for once hooked it makes impressive and acrobatic multiple jumps. Fishing is primarily done from skiffs giving unparalleled access to the huge fishable area; and in some areas it is also possible to access fishable banks. The fish are found near confluences, on edges of eddies, riffles, sharp bends in the current, and close to overhanging carpets of water hyacinth. Double hauling is an easily learned technique which will pay dividends when you are fishing for Dorado. It is important to remember that the fly you present to a Dorado needs to be stripped from the moment it touches the surface of the water.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY Although the fishing has set weeks, we have daily flights departing from the UK with British Airways, therefore should you wish to either extend your stay with additional days at the beginning or end in Buenos Aries, or add on some Sea Trout fishing at any of our Argentina Lodges, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. NOTE: Pira lodge can be added to any other Sea Trout itinerary. DAY 1 (thursday) Depart London (Heathrow) with British Airways. DAY 2 (friday) Arrive Buenos Aries International airport. After you have picked up your luggage and cleared customs, walk out of the terminal building where an Angling Direct Holidays representative will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel in Buenos Aires. Overnight Accommodation: Buenos Aires Hotel Twin rooms B/B. DAY 3 (saturday) In the morning our staff will transport you to the domestic airport for your connection to Resistencia. Depart Buenos Aries, Arrive Resistencia. On arrival at Resistencia our staff and transport will be waiting to transfer you to the lodge. Overnight Accommodation: Pira Lodge F/B. DAYS 4 to 9 (sunday to friday) Fishing times vary depending on month and climate. A typical spring fishing day will start in the morning until lunch at the lodge, and then afternoon fishing. Fishing is based on 2 anglers one guide. Overnight Accommodation: Pira Lodge. DAY 10 (saturday) In the morning our staff will transport you to the domestic airport for your return connection flight to Buenos Aires. Depart Resistencia, Arrive Buenos Aries. On arrival at Buenos Aires our staff and transport will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel on a B/B basis. Overnight Accommodation: Buenos Aires Hotel Twin rooms B/B. DAY 11 (sunday) In the morning our staff will transport you to the international airport for your return connection flight to London. Depart Buenos Aries International airport with British Airways. DAY 12 (monday) Arrive London (Heathrow).

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights International return flights, Internal flights. Airport transfers, 6 days full fishing as indicated on itinerary, 2 nights accommodation in Buenos Aires, 7 nights accommodation at lodge, fishing licence, professional guides.

Fishing Methods Freshwater Fly Fishing, Specimen Fishing Species to Catch Golden Dorado

Flight Route and flight time UK - Buenos Aires (approx 16hrs) Buenos Aires - Resistencia (approx 2 hours). Transfer Time Resistencia - Pira Lodge (approx 4 hours)

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FRESHWATER TOUR REFERENCE: ARG008

Kau Tapen Lodge, Rio Grande ARGENTINA To fish at Kau Tapen is to take part in history.

This lodge, which literally translates into “House of Fishing�, was the first on the Rio Grande and now sets the high standard of elegance by which all other lodges are measured. The fishing at Kau Tapen has been described as the finest fly fishing for sea trout in the world. It has access to 16 km of the Rio Grande, and the sea-run brown trout average 12 lbs in size and can be as much as 30+ lbs. The lodge has access for fly fishing on both banks of the Rio Grande, and the river offers easy wading to the fly fishermen on fine gravel. The fishing schedule contains approximately 9 hours of fishing. Lunch is taken at the lodge and is followed during the early season by a siesta.The afternoon fishing session starts later during the months of December and January to capitalise on the magical dusk fishing hours. Guides are first class, professional, international and Argentine guides; all of them are able to provide casting lessons with single and double handed rods (spey casting). The guides have extensive knowledge of the river and know each pocket / glide therefore expertly directing you to success while honing your fishing skills. All guides are equipped with nets to assist you in weighing and releasing fish without damaging them as Kau Tapen Lodge is a strictly catch and release fishery. Kau Tapen is located within minutes of the best pools on the central portion of the Rio Grande. This attractive timber lodge boasts rustic elegance, with a well-appointed living room, bar, sauna, steam and massage room with sofas and nine comfortable bedrooms, each with an en-suite bathroom.

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SUGGESTED ITINERARY Although the fishing has set weeks, we have daily flights departing from the UK with British Airways, therefore should you wish to either extend your stay with additional days at the beginning or end in Buenos Aries, or add on some fantastic Dorado fishing at Pira Lodge, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 (thursday) Depart London (Heathrow) with British Airways. DAY 2 (friday) Arrive Buenos Aries International airport. After you have picked up your luggage and cleared customs, walk out of the terminal building where an Angling Direct Holidays representative will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel in Buenos Aires. Overnight Accommodation: Buenos Aires Hotel Twin rooms B/B. DAY 3 (saturday) In the morning our staff will transport you to the domestic airport for your connection to Rio Grande. Depart Buenos Aries, Arrive Rio Grande. On arrival at Rio Grande our staff and transport will be waiting to transfer you to the lodge. When you arrive at the lodge you are welcomed with cocktails and the entire Kau Tapen Lodge staff. Overnight Accommodation: Kau Tapen Lodge F/B DAYS 4 to 9 (sunday to friday) You will leave the lodge after breakfast, fishing until lunch and a siesta, (the hours of which will depend on the season) return to the river and fish through till dusk. Fishing hours will change slightly depending on the time of year. Fishing is based on 2 anglers one guide. Overnight Accommodation: Kau Tapen Lodge F/B DAY 10 (saturday) In the morning our staff will transport you to the domestic airport for your return connection flight to Buenos Aries. Depart Rio Grande, Arrive Buenos Aries. On arrival at Buenos Aires our staff and transport will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel on a B/B basis.Overnight Accommodation: Buenos Aires Hotel Twin rooms B/B. DAY 11 (sunday) In the morning our staff will transport you to the international airport for your return connection flight to London. Depart Buenos Aries International airport with British Airways. DAY 12 (monday) Arrive London (Heathrow).

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights International return flights, Internal flights. Airport transfers, 6 days full fishing as indicated on itinerary, 2 nights accommodation in Buenos Aires B/B, 7 nights accommodation at lodge F/B. Flight Route and flight time UK - Buenos Aires (approx 16hrs) Buenos Aires - Rio Grande (approx 3 hours). Transfer Time Rio Grande - Kau Tapen Lodge (approx 1 hour).

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Fishing Methods Freshwater Fly Fishing Species to Catch Sea Trout, Brown Trout


FRESHWATER TOUR REFERENCE: ARK001

Trout Fishing River Ridge Arkansas One Hundred and eighty Trout in two days fishing for 2 anglers (a recent guest catch) in one of the most relaxing environments one can find. Fly fishermen will already be aware of the legendary fishing that the waters of the North Fork and White River have to offer. This was home to the world record Brown Trout 38 lbs. 9 oz. until a new world record (40 lbs. 4 oz) beat it. Will you catch a new, world record? We sure hope so. Will you catch fish? Most definitely! All these rivers are tail waters; they run off from dammed lakes controlling the flow, which varies throughout the day. This allows you to fish the river in various degrees of flow, therefore providing you with the opportunity to fish all kinds of different fly methods in the same day. Thanks to careful management the rivers are just teaming with medium to big Brown, Rainbow and Cutthroat Trout for you to enjoy. One of the real beauties of this trip is the fishing with our guide John, who is Orvis approved and in fact was the Orvis guide of the year in 1998. John has a wealth of fishing knowledge and it is a real experience and pleasure to fish with this man. Just when you thought you knew it all John will show you something else to try. Wildlife is abundant along the banks of the rivers. Eagles, deer, elk, black bear, beaver, fox, waterfowl and maybe even a razorback are likely to cross your path while you meander down one of the streets. Not all of this beauty will put more fish on your line, but it will make this fishing holiday more memorable. River Ridge has over the years become one of our favorite Brown Trout fisheries, never letting us or our customers down, a must for any trout fisherman.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY Although the fishing has set weeks, we have daily flights departing from the UK with British Airways, therefore should you wish to either extend your stay with additional days at the beginning or end in Arkansas, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 Depart LGW with British Airways Arrive Dallas, Depart Dallas with American Airways, Arrive Little Rock Arkansas PM. After you have picked up your luggage and cleared customs walk out of the terminal building to the Car Hire Centre. Pick up the pre-arranged car hire and follow instructions to the Comfort Inn. Overnight Accommodation: Comfort Inn B/B. DAY 2 In the morning check out and follow our provided driving maps to River Ridge Inn, no need to rush as you have plenty of time and there are endless sights plus attractions to see on the way. Overnight Accommodation: River Ridge Inn F/B. DAYS 3 TO 6 You will fish both first thing in the morning departing before dawn and then again later in the afternoon. Fishing is two anglers per guide and either light wading or from your guide’s boat drifting fishing in the current. Overnight Accommodation: River Ridge Inn F/B. DAYS 7 TO 8 Both days are free for you to explore the surrounding area. Overnight Accommodation: River Ridge Inn F/B DAY 9 Free day to explore the surrounding area, however throughout the day make you will make your way back to Little Rock, and check in to the Comfort Inn Hotel. Overnight Accommodation: Comfort Inn B/B. DAY 10 In the morning check out and drive back to the airport and drop of the hire car. Depart Little Rock Arkansas with American Airways, Arrive Dallas, Depart Dallas with British Airways. DAY 11 Arrive LGW.

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, International return flights, car Hire, 7 nights River Ridge Inn, 2 nights Comfort Inn, 4 Days guided fishing Flight Route and flight time UK - Dallas (approx 10hr) Dallas - Little Rock (approx 1hr)

Fishing Methods Freshwater Fly Fishing, Spinning Species to Catch Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Cutthroat Trout.

Transfer Time Hotel on first night (approx 45mins) Little Rock – Mountain Harbour accommodation (approx 2.5hrs)

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freshwater TOUR REFERENCE: CAN010

Camp Stanton Atlantic Salmon fishing canada Camp Stanton offers an excellent sporting and recreational opportunity with recent restorations, renovations and additions focused on creating a world class boutique wilderness resort and private Atlantic Salmon fishing. Fishing begins as the ice leaves the river, usually mid April. Your guide will take you from pool to pool as you seek out that hot spot just teeming with hungry spring Atlantic Salmon. June through August brings bright huge Atlantic Salmon to the river when fishing is good on all branches of the Miramichi system. This stunning camp offers extensive private water on some of the most remote and breathtaking rivers in the region. The home waters owned by Camp Stanton of the Cains River cover 18 salmon pools within the bounds of the property with 3 cold water tributaries flowing into the Cains providing a cool, well oxygenated environment conducive to holding salmon.This river comes alive in September as the big fall salmon start to stack up in the home waters. You also have the opportunity to fish private water on all branches of the famous Miramichi system. Which has been “THE� destination of serious Atlantic Salmon anglers for over a century. Little wonder when you consider the Miramichi River produces annual Atlantic Salmon run in excess of 100,000 fish. The Northwest Miramichi has been a well-kept secret for generations. The Northwest has had little development in its past. Running out of the Christmas and Historian mountain ranges, the upper reaches are in remote unsettled territory.The variety of terrain offers a plethora of fishing opportunities. From the meandering channels and gravel bars of the lower river to the fast-flowing boulder-strewn streams like the Big Sevogle with its deep clear holding pools, the Northwest has enough water to keep salmon anglers happy for a lifetime.

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SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary is only a suggested one, based on 5 days fishing, however we can offer shorter fishing trips if required. DAY 1 Depart London (Heathrow), Arrive Halifax (YHZ). After you have picked up your luggage and cleared customs walk out of the terminal building where an Angling Direct Holidays representative will be waiting to drive you to Camp Stanton (Approx 3.5 hours). On arrival at the Camp you will be shown your rooms and given a introduction in to the next few days Atlantic Salmon fishing. Overnight Accommodation: Camp Stanton F/B. DAYS 2 to 6 Each morning after breakfast you will depart with your guides (based on 2 anglers to 1 guide). Fishing is done either by wading or from our traditional 26-foot river canoes. Early season can allow for a combination of both while later in the season our pools are better fished by wading. Lunches are either taken back at the lodge or shore lunch with your guide. Overnight Accommodation: Camp Stanton F/B. DAY 7 Subject to your return flights you will transferred back to the airport. Depart Halifax DAY 8 Arrive London (Heathrow)

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes All flights, Double room lodge accommodation, Guided fishing on private waters, Hearty breakfast, lunches at lodge or shore and dinners, All refreshments, mixes and snacks, Complimentary airport transfer, Fishing licence included, Rods, reels and waders available at no extra cost, Min 2 / Max 3 anglers per guide Flight Route and flight time UK - Halifax (approx 6hrs)

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Transfer Time Halifax - Camp Stanton (approx 3.5 hrs) Fishing Methods Freshwater Fly Fishing Species to Catch Atlantic Salmon


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TOUR REFERENCE: BRZ001

Peacock Bass Fishing bRAZIL Come and enjoy with us and our Amazon partners access to some of the most remote Peacock Bass fishing that can be found on this huge area. Our partners River Plate Amazon Outfitters have been a pioneer in Peacock Bass fishing since 1992. Over these years, they have continuously evolved in order to provide guests with unprecedented levels of services, facilities, comfort and safety. It is this effort to seek new areas and provide the best service which has lead to the all new remote fly in lodges, which distinguishes our Peacock Bass fishing trips from the competition. Our truly unique and highly mobile, deluxe, air conditioned Fly-In Floating Cabins, have been a roaring success, therefore form October 2011 we have added five similar, independent lodging facilities! Normal sport fishing yachts, commercial fishing boats and even survival fishing must stop when low-water prevents them from travelling further in to the Jungle. Yet, 6-8 hours beyond these barriers is where the great Peacock Bass fishing starts! With the Fly-In Floating Cabins, our anglers are able to access these Amazon pristine fisheries like never before. Parties arrive in Manaus, they are whisked away to camp in our 8 pax turbo-pop float plane or wheel charter flight, which is combined with our Express Fast Boat, getting you directly to the cabins and even out fishing the first afternoon.The just wake up every morning in your “Fly-In Floating Cabin” next to a remote, virgin lagoon in the heart of the savagely beautiful Amazon Rainforest ready to do battle with the mighty Peacock Bass. A true amazon experience!

SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary is only a suggested one as there are flights departing the UK everyday to Sao Paulo. Should you wish to extend or shorten your stay with more or less time in Sao Paulo or Manaus, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 (thursday) Depart London Heathrow with TAM Airlines DAY 2 (friday) Arrive Sao Paulo. Depart Sao Paulo. Arrive Manaus. Meet and greet by our representative before being transferred the 15 minutes to your hotel. Overnight accommodation: Hotel Tropical R/O DAY 3 (saturday) 6.30am you will be picked up and transferred to your fly out lodge via a mixture 8 pax Cessna turboprop float and/or combination of charter flight + fishing boats, Time allowing, fish for a few hours in the late afternoon. Overnight accommodation: Luxury Floating Lodge F/B DAYS 4 to 9 (sunday to monday) Six full fishing days. Breakfast is served at 7:00 a.m. and your guide will be ready to leave by 7:30 a.m. As you will be as close as 5-15 minutes away to the fishing we suggest you return to camp for lunch and a “siesta” before returning back to the water late in the afternoon. Overnight accommodation: Luxury Floating Lodge F/B DAY 10 (tuesday) Time allowing, fish a few hours in the morning , before departing back to Manaus by floatplane and/or combination of charter flight + fishing boats. Depart Manaus PM with TAM Airlines. Arrive Sao Paulo. Depart Sao Paulo. DAY 11 (wednesday) Arrive London Heathrow.

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes All charter flights, All necessary ground transfers, One overnight at Tropical Hotel in Manaus on arrival. Guidedoperated 21 foot fully equiped shallow drafting bass boat per two anglers and Fishing licenses. 2 Loomis rods with Shimano reels and fishing line are available at camp for every angler.

Transfer Time Manaus - Hotel Tropical 15 mins Manaus - Remote fly out lodges, by sea plane and boat, takes around 2 or 3 hours depending on the time of year as the fly out lodges are always moving.

Flight Route and flight time UK - Sao Paulo (12hrs) Sao Paulo - Manaus (4hrs)

Fishing Methods Freshwater Fly Fishing, Spinning and Bait fishing

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Species to Catch Peacock Bass

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freshwater TOUR REFERENCE: CAN003

Deep Creek Lodge Salmon Fishing canada Located just outside of Terrace, British Columbia, Canada, in the heart of the Skeena River system is Deep Creek Lodge. Few places in the world offer such a variety and abundance of fish, with fishing taking place on the Skeena, Kitimat and Kalum Rivers with their tributaries. This whole expanse has some of the world’s richest fishing for the much sought after Steelhead, Coho, Sockeye, Chum, Chinook and Pink salmon to provide unsurpassed sport for eager fly angler. You never know, you could even set a new world record for the Skeena River which holds 2 world Records for King Salmon. A 92lb and then a 99lb caught just recently. Because every species and every river presents different challenges, we provide all our guests with an experienced guide equipped with a river jet boat or a drift boat, who will take you to the best fishing places and will ensure that you have a successful and enjoyable experience. For we all know that once you have experienced the stunning scenery, world famous fishing along with the home comforts at Deep Creek lodge, you will want to return again and again. Our fully modern lodge was constructed in 1999 and is immersed in a quiet green area surrounded by pristine forests and the extraordinary Coast Mountains of Northern British Columbia. It is conveniently located just 10 minutes outside the City of Terrace. One of the most popular lodges in British Columbia so early booking recommended.

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SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary is only a suggested one, we have daily flights departing from the UK with Air Canada, therefore should you wish to extend or shorten your stay with either relaxation days or fishing days, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 (sunday) Depart London (Heathrow) with Air Canada, Arrive Vancouver, Depart Vancouver with Air Canada. Arrive Terrace. After you have picked up your luggage and cleared customs walk out of the terminal building where an Angling Direct Holidays representative will be waiting to drive you the 29-minute transfer to Deep Creek Lodge. Overnight Accommodation: Deep Creek Lodge F/B. DAYS 2 to 6 (monday to friday) Each morning after breakfast you will depart with your guides (based on 2 anglers to 1 guide) to different river systems and sections. Location will depend on species and times of year. Fishing is from bank, wading and drift fishing. Overnight Accommodation: Deep Creek Lodge F/B. DAY 7 (saturday) After breakfast your guides / hosts will transfer you all back to Terrace airport for your return flight home. Depart Terrace with Air Canada. Arrive Vancouver. Depart Vancouver with Air Canada. DAY 8 (sunday) Arrive London (Heathrow).

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, International return flights, Internal flights, Airport transfers, 6 nights accommodation, full board, soft drinks, 5 days full fishing as indicated on itinerary, Canadian taxes. Flight Route and flight time UK - Vancouver (approx 10hrs) Vancouver - Terrace (approx 2hrs) Transfer Time Terrace - Deep Creek Lodge (approx 29 mins)

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Fishing Methods Freshwater Fly Fishing, Spinning Species to Catch Steelhead, King / Chinook Salmon, Chum Salmon, Sockeye / Red Salmon, Pink Salmon (All Years), Coho / Silver Salmon


freshwater TOUR REFERENCE: CAN004

Kalum River Lodge British Columbia canada Located near Terrace, British Columbia Canada is a little gem of a secret until now that is, for located right on the banks of the Kalum River is Kalum River Lodge. From this lodge, which now has exclusive access points to both the upper and lower Kalum River you have fantastic fishing but also you have access to fish the world famous Skeena river system for Steelhead, King, Coho, Pink and Chum Salmon. Fly fishing for Steelhead on the Skeena is considered by many to be the best Steelhead fishing in the world, as this watershed holds the world record for both Steelhead on the fly and with conventional tackle. As well as having the worlds largest run of wild Steelhead, the Skeena also holds 2 world records for King Salmon. A 92lb and then a 99lb caught just recently. At Kalum River Lodge 3 King salmon have been landed over 60lbs in the last two fishing seasons as well several Steelhead over 20lbs. It is no wonder Fly fishermen all over the world have come to the Skeena to test their skills against these magnificent fish and tried to keep it a secret for so long. The fishing season begins in April and finishes in early November. Spring runoff brings fresh runs of Steelhead into many of our northern rivers. Spring Steelhead average 10-14lbs with the occasional fish over 20lbs. July brings the big Kings; the largest of the salmon species. By mid July, sockeye and pink salmon are starting to arrive in large numbers. Early August the Skeena has all 5 species of salmon as well as the Steelhead. The Steelhead is migrating up the Skeena in large numbers through mid September. With fish on record over 30 lbs, any angler has the chance at a fish of a lifetime. From early September the rivers are filling up with Coho (Silvers), providing excellent fishing as well as incredible wilderness scenery.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary is only a suggested one, we have daily flights departing from the UK with Air Canada, therefore should you wish to extend or shorten your stay with either relaxation days or fishing days, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 (sunday) Depart London (Heathrow) with Air Canada, Arrive Vancouver, Depart Vancouver with Air Canada, Arrive Terrace. After you have picked up your luggage and cleared customs, walk out of the terminal building where an Angling Direct Holidays representative will be waiting to drive you the 30-minute transfer to Kalum River Lodge. Overnight Accommodation: Kalum River Lodge F/B. DAYS 2 to 7 (monday to saturday) Each morning after breakfast you will depart with your guides to different river systems and sections, all dependant on the time of year, species available and preferred fishing methods. Access to the fishing areas is with a combination of four-wheel drives, trailer boats and jet boats, but due to the perfect location of our lodge you can be fishing within 5 to 45 minutes from setting out. Fishing is from bank, wading and drift fishing. Overnight Accommodation: Kalum River Lodge F/B. DAY 8 (sunday) After breakfast your guides / hosts will transfer you all back to Terrace airport for your return flight home. Depart Terrace with Air Canada, Arrive Vancouver, Depart Vancouver with Air Canada. DAY 9 (monday) Arrive London (Heathrow).

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, International return flights, Internal flights, Airport transfers, 7 nights accommodation, full board, soft drinks, 6 days full fishing as indicated on itinerary, Canadian taxes. Flight Route and flight time UK - Vancouver (approx 10hrs) Vancouver - Terrace (approx 2hrs)

Fishing Methods Freshwater Fly Fishing, Spinning Species to Catch Steelhead, King / Chinook Salmon, Chum Salmon, Sockeye / Red Salmon, Pink Salmon (All Years), Coho / Silver Salmon

Transfer Time Terrace - Kalum River Lodge (approx 30 mins)

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NEW PRO4X SALTWATER

We took a page from our NRX blank technology to develop a new series of fly rods that “new-to-the-sport” and intermediate flyfishers will learn to appreciate and expert anglers will wonder how this much performance gets packed into such an affordable package. Th is has been achieved the G.Loomis way... reduce as much weight as possible, take total advantage of the materials and create a taper that is dynamic, efficient and user-friendly. Model PRO4x 1088-4 PRO4x 1089-4 PRO4x 10810-4

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9' 9' 9'

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8 9 10

Stiff Stiff Stiff

Fast Fast Fast

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NRX GREEN SALTWATER

The NRX series has been created as a result of continual innovation and improvement which has seen G. Loomis never settle for rods that are just ‘good enough’. Over the years we’ve championed a lot of change in the fishing world, researching and developing new materials and designs... pushing the boundaries with each and every new product to ensure we are the leader in graphite rod blank technology. The NRX range of rods is at the pinnacle of modern design and incorporates all the basic elements that make great fly rods. Model NRX 1087-4 CC NRX 1088-4CC NRX 1089-4CC NRX 10810-4CC NRX 10811-4CC NRX 10812-4CC

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4 4 4 4 4 4

7 8 9 10 11 12

Stiff Stiff Stiff Stiff Stiff Stiff

Fast Fast Fast Fast Fast Fast

GL12035-01 GL12036-01 GL12037-01 GL12038-01 GL12039-01 GL12040-01


freshwater TOUR REFERENCE: CAN006

Salmon Fishing Camp Bonaventure canada Camp Bonaventure provides its guests with a truly unforgettable Atlantic salmon fishing experience. Ideally located on the stunning shores of Quebec’s Gaspe Peninsula. An Orvis endorsed lodge, Camp Bonaventure provides comfort, service and standard of sport that will delight you and your fellow travelers. Whether you are seeking a private fly-fishing vacation or a corporate retreat, the lodge delivers all the necessary ingredients for the ultimate fly-fishing adventure. From the moment you arrive the friendly and professional lodge staff will make you feel right at home. Your days on the river are only enhanced by the friendly, experienced and dedicated guides, their knowledge is only surpassed by their passion for Atlantic salmon fishing. Québec’s Gaspé Peninsula boasts some of the best and most renowned Atlantic Salmon Rivers in the world. Camp Bonaventure provides its guests the opportunity to fish over 80 miles of three fabled Atlantic Salmon Rivers. The Bonaventure is legendary for its water clarity and its sight casting opportunities, where underwater visibility exceeds 150 feet. The Petite Cascapedia is known for its gin clear picturesque pools holding big salmon and huge brookies, and the world famous Grand Cascapedia, where salmon in the forty-plus pound class are not uncommon. The head waters of the rivers begin high in the ChicChoc mountain range in the heart of the Gaspé Peninsula, providing cold, clear water throughout the entire season. Some of the very best salmon fishing occurs at times when other rivers experience poor fishing due to high water temperatures or low water conditions.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary is only a suggested one, based on 6 days fishing, however we can offer shorter fishing trips if required. DAY 1 Depart London (Heathrow). Arrive Montreal. Depart Montreal. Arrive Bathurst. After you have picked up your luggage and cleared customs walk out of the terminal building where an Angling Direct Holidays representative will be waiting to drive you to Camp Bonadventure Lodge, (Approx 2 hours). You will arrive at the lodge in time to unpack and for hors d’oeuvres, drinks before evening dinner. Overnight Accommodation: Camp Bonadventure F/B. DAYS 2 to 6 Each morning after breakfast you will depart with your guides (based on 2 anglers to 1 guide). Fishing is done either by wading or from our traditional 26-foot river canoes. Early season can allow for a combination of both while later in the season our pools are better fished by wading. Or relax during a float trip along miles of pristine river where you will experience not only great fishing along the way but the breathtaking scenery the area is famous for. Overnight Accommodation: Camp Bonadventure F/B. DAY 7 Spend the morning fishing as above, after returning to the lodge it is time to pack and depart to the airport. You will be transfered back to Bathurst airport. Depart Bathurst. Arrive Montreal. Depart Montreal. DAY 8 Arrive London (Heathrow).

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes All flights, accommodation and dining, snacks, fishing, professional guides and transportation while at the lodge as well as many other amenities. Flight Route and flight time UK - Montreal (approx 7hrs) Montreal - Bathurst (approx 1hr 35 Mins)

Fishing Methods Freshwater Fly Fishing Species to Catch Atlantic Salmon

Transfer Time Bathurst - Bonaventure Lodge (approx 2hrs)

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FRESHWATER TOUR REFERENCE: CHI001

Futa Lodge, Trout Fishing Chile Futa Lodge is located in the most secluded valley in the Patagonia. Absolutely the most romantic lodge in the world which sleeps a maximum of six anglers. Fishing at Futa is like stepping back in time... The countryside is reminiscent of Montana or Colorado at the turn of the last century. The magnificent Coyhue forests around the lodge have seen no felling of timber and the fields are still cut with scythes. Fishing itself is some of the purest wild fly-fishing for rainbows and browns anywhere in the world. Each and every trout that you catch is a perfect representation of its species. The fishing at Futa lodge is largely based on the Futaleufu River which flows right by the front door of the lodge. In addition there are some smaller rivers close by that are fished and also some local lakes. The Browns and Rainbows of the Futaleufu River and the catchment as a whole were stocked from European and American stock in the early 19th Century. The fish in particular have gone on to establish an extremely healthy population that is the envy of wild trout fisheries the world over. The river has a multitude of different types of water and styles of fishing. One minute your guide will be rowing you down vase stretches where you will fish a streamer to overhanging trees to tempt big browns from their hiding places and the next minute, you will be fishing from the bank having stalked a wary pod of rainbows as they sip tiny dry flies from the surface. The fishing season officially opens in mid October and runs until the first Sunday in May.The best dry-fly fishing generally occurs from January to the end of March, although November and December are great spring months and very large trout on the move.

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SUGGESTED ITINERARY Although the below itinerary has 6 days fishing we have daily flights departing from the UK with British Airways, therefore should you wish to either extend or shorten your stay, or even add on some fantastic Dorado fishing at Pira Lodge, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 (thursday) Depart London (Heathrow) with British Airways DAY 2 (friday) Arrive Buenos Aries International airport. After you have picked up your luggage and cleared customs, walk out of the terminal building where an Angling Direct Holidays representative will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel in Buenos Aires. Overnight Accommodation: Buenos Aires Hotel Twin rooms B/B. DAY 3 (saturday) In the morning our staff will transport you to the domestic airport for your connection to Esquel. Depart Buenos Aries Arrive Esquel. On arrival at Esquel, our staff and transport will be waiting to transfer you to the lodge. When you arrive at the lodge you are welcomed with cocktails. Overnight Accommodation: Futa Lodge F/B. DAYS 4 to 9 (sunday to friday) The typical daily fishing programme is flexible but will normally start after breakfast at 8/8.30 am. Shore lunches are the norm followed by fishing in the afternoon until evening. Seasonal changes will take into account the changing light but early season fishing may be as late as 10pm, late season as early as 7 pm. Fishing is based on 2 anglers one guide Overnight Accommodation: Futa Lodge F/B DAY 10 (saturday) In the morning our staff will transport you to the domestic airport for your return connection flight to Buenos Aries. Depart Esquel, Arrive Buenos Aries, On arrival at Buenos Aires, our staff and transport will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel on a B/B basis. Overnight Accommodation: Buenos Aires Hotel Twin rooms B/B DAY 11 (sunday) In the morning our staff will transport you to the international airport for your return connection flight to London. Depart Buenos Aries International airport with British Airways. DAY 12 (monday) Arrive London (Heathrow)

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, International return flights, Internal flights, Airport transfers, 6 days full fishing as indicated on itinerary, 2 nights accommodation in Buenos Aires B/B, 7 nights accommodation at lodge F/B, All inclusive bar with local spirits. Flight Route and flight time UK - Buenos Aires (approx 16hrs) Buenos Aires - Esquel (approx 2 hours) Transfer Time Esquel - Futa Lodge (approx 1.5 hours)

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Fishing Methods Freshwater Fly Fishing Species to Catch Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout


FRESHWATER TOUR REFERENCE: COS002

Tarpon Fishing Costa rica For Tarpon, Snook and a multitude of light tackle game fish, there is no place in the world that compares to Rio Colorado Lodge. Nestled in Costa Rica’s tropical jungle, where the Colorado River flows into the Caribbean Sea, is a lodge that provides excellent Tarpon and Snook fishing for both novice and experienced anglers. Each day you go fishing for both; during a morning and evening session, returning at lunchtime to eat and relax in the heat of the day. Fishing comprises 2 anglers to one guide and boat. You decide what you wish to fish for, either Tarpon or Snook. Both Tarpon and Snook can be taken any month of the year, but like fishing anywhere, there are certain times of the year when chances of scoring big are greater than others.The dry season, from January through to May, is considered the peak season in the quiet river and lagoons for huge Tarpon as these aerial acrobats swarm in by the thousands to spawn. The accommodation is a mini oasis in the jungle, built on stilts right on the banks of the River Colorado. There are 18 comfortable air-conditioned rooms; all have private baths, hot showers, electric fans and daily maid service. Meals are served family style, all you can eat, in the communal dinning area. There is a comfortable recreation room and bar with game tables, plus a video room. Tarpon are the king of all game fish and there is no bigger thrill in fishing to compare with hooking a Tarpon. Set the hook hard when they strike, then watch the water erupt as they head for the stratosphere, leaping and twisting clear of the water eight or twelve times!

SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary is only a suggested one, we have daily flights departing from the UK with British Airways, thereforeshould you wish to extend or shorten your stay with either relaxation days or fishing days, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 Depart London (Heathrow) with British Airways, Arrive Miami. Depart Miami with American Airlines Arrive San Jose. The rest of the evening is free for you to relax. Overnight accommodation: Tryp Corobici B/B DAY 2 In the morning you will be picked up and taken to the internal airport where you will embark on a 45 minute flight across Costa Rica to our lodge. Upon arrival you will be met and greeted and transferred to the lodge (transfer approx10mins). After breakfast (8am) you will meet your captain and have a full day fishing. Overnight accommodation: Rio Colorado Lodge F/B. DAY 3 to 5 After breakfast (7am) you will meet your captain and have a full day fishing. Overnight accommodation: Rio Colorado Lodge F/B. DAY 6 In the morning you will be picked up and returned to the small local airstrip for your return journey to San Jose. You will then meet at the airport and be transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to relax. Overnight accommodation: Tryp Corobici B/B DAY 7 In the morning you will be picked up for a private transfer to the international airport in preparation for your return flight back to the UK. Depart San Jose with American Airlines, Arrive Miami. Depart Miami with British Airways. DAY 8 Arrive London Heathrow

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights international return flights, internal flights, airport transfers, 4 days full fishing as indicated on itinerary, 2 nights accommodation in San Jose B/B, 4 nights accommodation at Rio Colorado lodge F/B. Flight Route and flight time UK - Miami (approx 9hrs) Miami - San Jose (approx 3 hours) San Jose - Rio Colorado Lodge (approx 45mins)

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Transfer Time Local airport - Rio Colorado Lodge (approx 10 mins) Fishing Methods Big Game Fishing, Trolling, Surface Poppers, Jigging, and Live Baiting. Species to Catch Tarpon, Snook

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FRESHWATER TOUR REFERENCE: NOR001

Salmon Fishing Gaula River Norway We are delighted to announce that we have secured an exclusive new fishing area, Flaskholen, for 2012. This offers our guests the EXCLUSSIVE opportunity to fly fish Winsnes new rotation on Flaskholen. For 2012, Winsnes Fishing Lodge is delighted to announce that we have secured a new fishing area on Gaula known as Flaskholen. The new area offers superb fly fishing on 1.5km of double bank (3km total) and will be run on a very exclusive basis for a very limited number of rods (max 6). For the past several years, Flaskholen has been run by a Swedish group and its catch statistics have not been published in Norway. We can reveal, however, that the zone produced approx 200 salmon in 2011 and is one of the most prolific zones on the Gaula River. Just six guests will share this exclusive piece of double bank water. For those that know the area, Flaskholen begins above the Winsnes home pool, Kroken, and extends on both banks to the pool above the new road bridge where the Fora river enters Gaula. It includes the infamous ‘bottle pool’ which produces at least as many fish as Kroken in a season and often produces more. The area will be divided into four fishing zones with anglers fishing two per pool. There will be no spinning or worm fishing and anglers are guaranteed that there will be no one fishing on the far bank. In June and July, the river will be rested and closed to all fishing between 12.00 midday and 7.00pm. This will give the river a valuable rest and ensure that guests can have a siesta after fishing through the night, eat dinner and fish a rested pool.

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The below itinerary cannot be altered as this tour has a set itinerary. DAY 1 (sunday) Depart GATWICK AIRPORT (LGW) with NORWEGIAN AIRWAYS. Arrive TRONDEIM (TRD). At Trondheim Airport you will pick up your prearranged Hire Car (Not Included). You will be provided with easy to use maps to drive yourself to Winsnes Farm, a driving time of around 1 hour 20 minutes is normal. After arriving at Winsnes, meet your guide over coffee and receive welcome pack. At this stage you can arrange extra activities and anglers can book casting instruction. Fishing commences at midnight on the day following your arrival (in other words, the same night that you check in!) Overnight accommodation: Winsnes Farm F/B (Twin Room). DAYS 2 to 7 After breakfast depart for full days Fishing. Fish in pairs on private beat. Note: Fishing is with light guiding, each day our guide will visit each angler to provide, help and assistance. Overnight accommodation: Winsnes Farm F/B (Twin Room). DAY 8 (sunday) In the morning drive yourself back to Trondheim Airport and drop off car. Depart TRONDEIM (TRD) with NORWEGIAN AIRWAYS. Arrive GATWICK AIRPORT (LGW).

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, accommodation, guided fishing, full board, packed lunch and drinks while fishing. Flight Route and flight time UK - Trondheim (approx 2.5 hrs) Transfer Time Trondheim - Winsnes Lodge (approx 1 hr 20 mins)

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Fishing Methods Freshwater Fly Fishing, Spinning Species to Catch Atlantic Salmon


FRESHWATER TOUR REFERENCE: SWE002

Fly Fishing Camp Gauto Arctic Sweden Fly fish for true wild Brown Trout in Camp Gauto’s privately owned waters, where you will find unspoilt streams and shallow waters. With the midnight sun, and so many fishing opportunities, you will want to fish 24hrs a day and probably require another holiday at the end of it. True wild Brown Trout over 3kg are caught every season, often on a dry fly. You cannot get more pure than that, just a fly fisherman’s heaven. Lake Gauto is a part of the Lais river system in Swedish Lapland. Our site lies right on the top end, as three separate rapid pools empty the upper reaches of the river Lais. Fishing these rapids, pools and back eddies presents you with endless opportunities for different fly methods. Larger Trout and Arctic Char can be found in the lake, you can even catch these fish on the lake’s edge only a short walk from your door. At the end of Lake Gauto, it empties into a 1.5km stretch of rapids called the Mark- Strmmen, which has Grayling as well as Trout and Char. But beware, these rapids are fierce. South of the river lies a small system comprising of our three private lakes, Loppsjon, Baversjon and Strandsjon. Here you will find calm and seclusion, combined with first class trout lake. This is a true Wild Brown Trout experience like no other, the lake, rivers and small streams are just full of hungry fish.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary is only a suggested one as there are indirect flights departing the UK everyday. Should you wish to extend or shorten your stay with more or less time in Sweden, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 Depart HEATHROW AIRPORT (LHR) with SAS. Arrive LUELLA (LLA). On arrival you will be met by our guide and transported to your hotel (approx 1.5 hours). Overnight accommodation: Camp Gauto F/B. DAYS 2 to 6 Your guide will pick you up at your hotel and will escort you fishing. Fishing can be either rivers, streams or lakes. Fishing for what ever species you wish. Depending on your choice, fishing will be either from the bank, boat or float tube (all Included). Overnight accommodation: Camp Gauto F/B. DAY 7 Dependant on the time of your return flight there may be a chance to fish or continue to explore the area before your transfers back to Luella airport for your flight home. Depart LUELLA (LLA) with SAS. Arrive HEATHROW AIRPORT (LHR) 14 - DAYS / 12 - DAYS FULL FISHING DAY 1 Depart HEATHROW AIRPORT (LHR) with SAS. Arrive LUELLA (LLA). On arrival you will be met by our guide and transported to your hotel (approx 1.5 hours). Overnight accommodation: Camp Gauto F/B. DAYS 2 to 13 Your guide will pick you up at your hotel and will escort you fishing. Fishing can be either rivers, streams or lakes. Fishing for what ever species you wish. Depending on your choice, fishing will be either from the bank, boat or float tube, (all included). Overnight accommodation: Camp Gauto F/B. DAY 14 Dependant on the time of your return flight there may be a chance to fish or continue to explore the area before your transfers back to Luella airport for your flight home. Depart LUELLA (LLA) with SAS. Arrive HEATHROW AIRPORT (LHR)

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights (E), transfers, accommodation, guided fishing, packed lunch and drinks while fishing. Flight Route and flight time UK - Luella (approx 4 hr)

Fishing Methods Freshwater Fly Fishing Species to Catch Wild Brown Trout, Artic Char

Transfer Time Luella airport - Camp Gauto (approx 1.5 hours)

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FRESHWATER TOUR REFERENCE: SWE003

Swedish Fly Fishing Experience Sweden Fly Fishing in unbelievable scenery for true Wild Brown Trout.

On this holiday you will not only get to experience the great waters around Camp Gauto and Arjeplog centre but also take helicopter and sea plane flights to remote lakes, rivers and streams, that are just teaming with fish. In this job you get to see a lot of great places, but due to time you do not usually revisit for personal trips. But I can honestly say when I get the time this is one of those special places I must go back to. From your base camp at Camp Gauto you will have trips to unspoiled rivers amongst arctic tundra. You will spend nights in a Sami tent camped at the bottom of a mountain range surrounded by one of the best clear mountain river streams you will ever see. Fly fishing for true wild Brown Trout in Camp Gauto’s privately owned waters, where you will find streams and shallow water totally unspoilt. With the midnight sun and so many fishing opportunities you will want to fish 24hrs a day and probably require a holiday at the end of it. Every season true wild Brown Trout are caught over 3 kilo, often on dry fly. You cannot get any purer than that, just a fly fisherman’s heaven. Lake Gauto is a part of the Lais river system in Swedish Lapland. Our site lies right on the top end as three separate rapid pools empty the upper reaches of the river Lais. Fishing these rapids, pools and back eddies presents you with endless opportunities for different fly methods. Larger Trout and Arctic Char can be found in the lake, you can even catch these fish on the lake’s edge only a short walk from your door. Alternatively you can take out one of the many 10 -13 ft boats and explore until you have more energy.

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SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary is only a suggested one as there are indirect flights departing the UK everyday. Should you therefore wish to extend or shorten your stay with more or less time in Sweden, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 Depart HEATHROW AIRPORT (LHR). Arrive LUELLA (LLA). On arrival you will be met by our guide and transported to your hotel (approx 1.5 hours). Overnight accommodation: Hotel Silverhatten Sweden. H/B DAYS 2 to 5 Fishing can be either rivers, streams or lakes. Overnight accommodation: Hotel Silverhatten Sweden. H/B. DAY 6 Spend the day fishing in and around Camp Gauto. Overnight accommodation: Camp Gauto F/B DAY 7 Your guide will take you on a short 10-15 min helicopter flight to one of the many mountain streams for a full days fishing before returning back by helicopter to your base camp. Overnight accommodation: Camp Gauto F/B DAY 8 Your guide will depart by either helicopter or sea plane to our Camp Gauto wilderness lodge. With your guide you will then fish miles of untouched water. Overnight accommodation: Camp Gauto wilderness cottage / Sami-tent. F/B DAYS 9 to 11 With your guide fish as often or as little as you like. Overnight accommodation: Camp Gauto. DAY 12 After breakfast you and your guide will be picked up by either helicopter or sea plane and return back to Camp Gauto, where you can fish for the rest of the day. Overnight accommodation: Camp Gauto F/B DAY 13 Take a short 10-15 min helicopter flight to one of the many mountain streams for a full days fishing. Overnight accommodation: Camp Gauto F/B DAY 14 Dependant on the time of your return flight there may be a chance to fish or continue to explore the area before your transfers back to Luella airport for your flight home. Depart LUELLA (LLA) with SAS Arrive HEATHROW (LHR).

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, transfers, accommodation, packed lunch, helicopter / sea plane return flights and drinks while fishing. Flight Route and flight time UK - Luella (approx 4 hr) Transfer Time Luella airport - Accommodation (approx 1.5 hours)

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Fishing Methods Freshwater Fly Fishing Species to Catch Wild Brown Trout


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Tengo Monster Tigerfish Safari tanzania With our partners Tourette Fishing we have put together the best tigerfish fishing to be found on this planet, where fisherman have a real opportunity of landing tigerfish of over 20lb’s, with shots at multiple trophy fish on a daily basis. In fresh water this is almost unheard of. Now combine this fact with the speed, strength, aerial antics and aggressive nature of the tigerfish, and dump it all in two rivers flowing through one of the words last true wilderness areas, home to big game, and then you may begin to get an idea of just how unique the twin fisheries of the Mnyera and Ruhudji Rivers really are.

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Tigerfish ranging in size from 1 to 30lbs are the main quarry, with fly fishing by far and above the most successful method to target the massive tigerfish in these waters. Over the past years guiding and managing this fishery we have developed an in depth understanding of the fishery, the tiger fish, their habits, as well as tackle and tactics to successfully target these amazing fish. Note: All fishing is strictly “catch and release” with single debarbed hooks. With no beats fished twice a week and spawning areas strictly no go, we can continue to protect this fishery for many years to come.

DAY 3 Our representative will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to the airport for the private  charter flight to the fishing camp. On arrival at the fishing camp around lunchtime once everyone is unpacked and ready you all depart for your first afternoons fishing. Overnight Accommodation: Tengo Camp (Mnyera River) and Samaki Camp (Rhudji River) F/B

The majority of the fishing is done off the drift. Here our attentions are focused on the river structure which comprises fallen timber, long sand banks, steep drop-off ’s and rocky outcrops. When conditions dictate we also make use of sand anchors and tying up to structure mid stream to focus our attention on a specific stretch of water. All fishing is done off 16ft aluminium boats, as well as inflatable drift boats when conditions on the upper reaches allow. The combination of wild rivers, aggressive fish and stunning camps in the wilderness makes this a trip not to be missed.

The below itinerary is a set itinerary due to the fishing program being set. However you can extend your stay in Dar es Salaam if required as there are flights going from/to the UK everyday.  DAY 1 Depart HEATHROW AIRPORT (LHR) DAY 2 Arrive DUBAI (DXB), Depart DUBAI (DXB), Arrive DAR ES SALAAM (DAR). On Arrival once you have cleared immigration and customs you will be met by out representative, who will be waiting to transfer you to the Paradise Express Hotel. Overnight Accommodation: Paradise Express Hotel B/B.

DAYS 4 to 8 Each day you will depart and fish either the Mnyera or Rhudji rivers depending on river and fishing conditions. Fishing is done by boat based on 2 anglers per boat and guide. Overnight Accommodation: Tengo Camp (Mnyera River) and Samaki Camp (Rhudji River) F/B DAY 9 Spend the morning fishing before catching the return private charter flight back to Dar es Salaam. On arrival you will be transferred back to the Paradise Express Hotel. Overnight Accommodation: Paradise Express Hotel B/B DAY 10 Around lunch time take a taxi back to the international airport for our return flight back to the UK. Depart DAR ES SALAAM (DAR), Arrive DUBAI (DXB) . DAY 11 Depart DUBAI (DBX) Arrive HEATHROW AIRPORT (LHR)

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, Meet and greet at Dares Salaam Airport, Dares Salaam accommodation, All Transfers from and returning to airport, as well as hotel to charter flight, All meals, accommodation, and soft drinks, waters and beers, Boats and fuel, Fishing licences and concession fees, Tanzania Government Conservation Levy

Transfer Time Dar es Salaam Airport - Paradise Express Hotel (approx 15mins) Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel Port Louis - MY Gryphon (approx 5 mins) 

Flight Route and flight time UK - Dubai (approx 6 hrs) Dubai - Dar es Salaam (approx 5 hrs 30 mins) Dar es Salaam Airport - Fishing Camp (approx 1hr 45 mins)

Species to Catch Tigerfish

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Fishing Methods Freshwater Fly Fishing

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Gold Fever Uruguay River URUGUAY We proudly present “Gold Fever”, a new Dorado Fishing program at the Uruguay River tail waters, an experience you won’t want to miss. For at this resort over 22 bait casting and fly fishing world records have been broken in the last 4 seasons! Plus customers have landed over 200 fish over 40 lbs.

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Recently, a very exclusive fishery special permit was obtained for exclusive lease for two boats to fish for Giant Dorado at, the Salto Grande Hydroelectric Dam tail waters, home to some of the largest Dorado’s found anywhere in the world, were quality, quantity and possibility come together to make this operation a unique fishing experience. The fish reach these incredible sizes and numbers due to the impressive amount of food available. This happens because the dam’s lake increases the biological mass in the system. All the zooplankton is concentrated in a constant flow which generates a very complex rich chain of many species ending with the predatory Dorado that’s why it achieves unprecedented growing rates.

DAY 1 (wednesday) Depart London (Heathrow) with British Airways.

Golden Dorado are a very aggressive fish that has an impressive leaping ability, outrageous strength, and stamina which make them one of the most up an coming sport fish for both fly fishing and spinning anglers. All fishing is done exclusively from our wide 20-foot shallow drafting fiberglass bass boats with two large casting platforms. Fishing is based on either 2 or 3 anglers per boat, depending on our party size. Furthermore, and to make this experience even more complete, we are using the Horacio Quiroga Thermal Spa Resort which offers you top quality rooms and services with an extensive range of facilities only 200 yards from the tail water fishery.

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There are daily flights departing from the UK, therefore should you wish to either extend your stay with additional days at the beginning or end in Buenos Aries, or add on additional non fishing days at the resort, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit.

DAY 2 (thursday) Arrive Buenos Aries International airport. Upon arrival you will be met by a member of our staff, who will take you on a tour to visit Buenos Aires before transfering you to the domestic airport (“Aeroparque”) to connect with LAER’s flight departing at 5 p.m. to Concordia. After arriving in Concordia, Argentina, you will be transferred by ground to the city of Salto in Uruguay where you will check-in at the Horacio Quiroga Thermal Spa Resort next to the Salto Grande Dam. Overnight Accommodation: Horacio Quiroga Thermal Spa Resort Twin rooms F/B. DAYS 3 to 6 (friday to monday) In the morning our staff will pick you up from your hotel and take you for 7 hours of Giant Dorado fishing at Salto Grande tail waters exclusive fishery. This will be more than enough fishing per day since your arms will give away long before the Dorados do! Overnight Accommodation: Horacio Quiroga Thermal Spa Resort Twin rooms F/B. DAY 7 (tuesday) Departure is scheduled after breakfast on LAER’s 8:30 a.m. flight. On arrival in Buenos Aires our guide will transfer you from Aeroparque airport to Ezeiza airport to connect with your flight home. Depart Buenos Aries International airport with British Airways. DAY 8 (wednesday) Arrive London (Heathrow).

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes International airfare to Buenos Aires, All necessary ground transfers including in Buenos Aires, Guided-operated 20-foot fiberglass shallow drafting bass boat with extra large casting platforms per 2-3 anglers, Fishing licenses, First class Loomis rods with Shimano reels for spinning and bait casting, Round trip domestic commercial LAER flight Concordia/Salto Flight Route and flight time UK - Buenos Aires International (approx 16hrs) Buenos Aires Airport Aeroparque-Concordia (approx 1.5hrs)

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Transfer Time Concordia - Horacio Quiroga Thermal Spa Resort next to the Salto Grande Dam (approx 1 hour) Fishing Methods Freshwater Fly Fishing, Spinning and Bait fishing Species to Catch Golden Dorado


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Sturgeon Fishing BC canada Sturgeon Fishing British Columbia is an adventure you will always remember. Reaching weights exceeding 1000 pounds these Sturgeon inhabit the murky waters of the mighty Fraser. Special tackle and gear is required for these great fish, which is provided for you on your fishing adventure. A boat is a necessity as well and it must be rigged properly to fish for these giants. Chilliwack in British Columbia is home to the famous Fraser River; well known for its Sturgeon fishing. Beginning as a trickle at Mount Robson near Jasper National Park, it tumbles northwest to Prince George where it swings abruptly southward to make its way to the Pacific Ocean. This is big, deep fast river fishing at its very best. You will be using powerful quality tackle, fishing from superb boats in stunning surroundings. You will see eagles, perhaps bears and vast log rafts. You will see numerous Salmon and Sturgeon leaping out of the water and best of all you will see the rod tip twitch a few times then slowly pull over in the holder, signalling the start of another epic battle! The reel empties, perhaps for the second or third time and the anchor is released as you start to follow the fish downstream. These fish will test you and then push you some more! After 45 minutes plus you feel the fight will never end. The lactic acid has built up, it now burns the muscles in your arms; your head is sweating; but it does end and all the pain leads to sheer elation as you land a fish, heavier and like no other you have ever seen before. If you are worried about hooking a thousand pounder, rest easy. Most of the “larger� fish average between 100 and 200 pounds! The question is can you handle it?

SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary is only a suggested one with flights with Canadian Affair, there are alternative daily flights departing from the UK with British Airways, therefore should you wish to extend or shorten your stay with either relaxation days or fishing days, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 Depart either LONDON GATWICK (LGW) or MANCHESTER AIRPORT (MAN) with Canadian Affair. Arrive Vancouver. After you have picked up your luggage and cleared customs, walk out of the terminal building where an Angling Direct Holidays representative who will drive you via private transfer to the Coast Hotel in Chilliwack, will greet you. Note: this transfer takes approx 90 minute drive. Overnight Accommodation: Coast Hotel Chilliwack R/O. DAYS 2 to 7 Early morning our guide will be pick you up from your accommodation and drive down to the river. Each day you will enjoy full 8hrs fishing from your jet boats allowing you and your guide to explore and access the best remote fishing spots all before returning to your hotel around 4.30pm. Overnight Accommodation: Coast Hotel Chilliwack R/O DAY 8 After checking out of the Coast Hotel our representative will be waiting to transfer you all back to Vancouver international airport and your return flight home. Depart Vancouver with Canadian Affair. DAY 9 Arrive either LONDON GATWICK (LGW) or MANCHESTER AIRPORT (MAN)

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, International return flights, Airport transfers, 7 nights accommodation, 6 days full fishing as indicated on itinerary, Bait and tackle, Canadian taxes. Flight Route and flight time UK - Vancouver (approx 10hrs)

Fishing Methods Specimen Fishing, Freshwater Fly Fishing, Spinning Species to Catch Sturgeon, King / Chinook Salmon, Chum Salmon, Sockeye / Red Salmon, Pink Salmon (Odd Years), Coho / Silver Salmon

Transfer Time Vancouver - Chilliwack Hotel (approx 90 mins)

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FRESHWATER TOUR REFERENCE: THA001

Gillhams Fishing Resort Krabi THAILAND If you fancy fishing in Thailand for mighty Catfish, Carp and predators with the likes of Arapaima, Redtail Catfish and Barramundi to just mention a few. Well look no further than Gillham’s Resort. Set in 17 acres and located only 1hour from Bangkok and about 20 minutes from the famous Krabi in Southern Thailand is the creation and dream of expat Stuart Gillham from the UK, who built and runs this resort along with partner Benz, his son Sean and Sean’s partner Noi. This purpose built manmade fishery set in 17 acres and located only 1hour from Bangkok has a beautiful landscaped lake of around 9 acres which has been stocked with 42 exotic species such as Arapaima, where in the wild its record size is 83kg! The biggest one caught at this resort so far was a 200kg (over 400lb) and this is not the biggest one in the lake. Other species include the Mekong Catfish up to 120kg. The biggest caught so far is 87kg This is the current IGFA world record which beat the old record also caught here of 84 kg.The resort also holds the current IGFA Chao Phraya Catfish record at 41 ½ kg, Siamese Carp up to 70kg with biggest to date going 56kg not claimed as the line was touched by another person. Another very popular species is the Red Tail Amazon Catfish which when stocked were up to 16kg. Biggest recorded so far is 41kg and they are averaging around 28kg.There are some 20 Barramundi to 15kg already in the lake. Imagine how big they will be in the future considering the astounding growth rate already recorded by a number of species. Another new addition in Feb 2010 was Nile perch stocked at 9 months old and weighing 10lb. Also Atlantic tarpon to 10lb have been stocked. The lake holds six different species exceeding 100lbs, with at least 14 species over current IGFA world records.

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SUGGESTED ITINERARY Although the fishing has set weeks, we have daily flights departing from the UK with British Airways, therefore should you wish to either extend your stay with additional days at the beginning or end in Buenos Aries, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 Depart London Heathrow (LHR) DAY 2 Arrive Bangkok (BKK) Depart Bangkok (BKK) Arrive Krabi (KBV) On arrival you will be met by our staff from Gillhams before being transferred to the resort. Spend the rest of your day relaxing. Overnight accommodation: Gillhams Resort B/B DAYS 3 to 8 Full days fishing including: 2 rods, reels, alarms, terminal tackle, bait and experienced guides on hand. Overnight accommodation: Gillhams Resort B/B DAY 9 Relex before being transferred back to Phuket airport and your return flight to the UK. Depart Krabi (KBV) Arrive Bangkok (BKK) Depart Bangkok (BKK) Arrive London Heathrow (LHR)

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, transfers, accommodation, guided fishing and all tackle & bait. Flight Route and flight time UK - Kuala Lumpur (approx 9hrs) Kuala Lumpur - Phuket (approx 2hrs) Transfer Time Phuket airport - Gillhams Fishing Resort (approx 1hr 40mins)

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Fishing Methods Bait Fishing, Freshwater Fly Fishing Species to Catch Arapaima, Alligator gar, Arawana, Asian Red Tailed Catfish, Barramundi, Big Head Carp, Black Pacu, Chao Phraya Catfish, Common Carp, Giant Freshwater Stingray, Giant Snakehead, Mekong Catfish, Amazon Red Tailed Catfish, Siamese Carp, Tiger Catfish


FRESHWATER TOUR REFERENCE: THA004

Giant Mekong Catfish Fishing THAILAND Fishing for some of the world’s largest freshwater species in the most famous lake in Thailand. Normally, you wouldn’t associate the land of giants to any Asian country. You typically associate that to Africa, with animals like the elephant and the rhinoceros. But you do not find giants in Asia on land, you find them in the water, in Thailand, part of the Southeast Asia peninsula. Bung Sam Lan, just outside Bangkok, is one of the most extraordinary fisheries in the world. It is a lake of about twenty acres and was converted seventeen years ago from a swamp. It is stocked with a huge variety of native Thai and imported fish: Giant Mekong Catfish from 15 kg to 100 kg, Striped Catfish from 5 kg to 15 kg, Chaophraya Giant Catfish from 2 kg to 30 kg, Giant Siamese Carp from 20 kg to 100 kg and Amazonian Arapaima from 110 kg to 200 kg.

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Each day you will be fishing from one of our Thai Style huts along with your guide. We fish two anglers to one guide per hut. All fishing tackle and bait is provided, your guide will set up the tackle depending on what you wish to fish for. To catch the Mekong Giant you fish a simple method feeder loaded with a special recipe of bread, coconut milk and spices.

DAY 8 Free day to relax and explore. At around 8 PM you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred back to BKK international airport. Note: You have your room until it is time to depart.

During the long days at Bung Sam Lan we have the full use of our own private huts for safe storage of all your equipment and relief from the hot sun. Facilities include a kettle for boiling water for a refreshing cup of tea; running water and 240 Volt electricity for that well needed fan. The pure action and power of these fish make this holiday a true fishing experience.

The below itinerary is only a suggested one as there are direct flights departing the UK everyday with British Airways. Should you wish to extend or shorten your stay with more or less time in Thailand, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 Depart LHR with British Airways DAY 2 Arrive BANGKOK (BKK) On arrival you will be met by our Angling Direct Holiday’s representative, who will then transfer you to the Citichic Hotel. Overnight accommodation: Citichic Hotel, Bangkok B/B DAY 3 Free day to relax or explore, alternatively take an option of an additional days fishing (If you still have the energy?). Overnight accommodation: Citichic Hotel, Bangkok B/B DAYS 4 to 7 Breakfast is served at the hotel from 6am. Pick up for private transfer to Bung Sam Lan boarded lake, Daytime accommodation in one of the private Thai style huts with your own large fishing pontoon. Full day assistance of your own private guides. Return transfer back to your hotel. Overnight accommodation: Citichic Hotel, Bangkok B/B

DAY 9 Depart BANGKOK (BKK) with British Airways. Arrive LHR.

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, transfers, accommodation, guided fishing and tackle.

Fishing Methods Bait Fishing

Flight Route and flight time UK - Bangkok (approx 11 hrs)

Species to Catch Mekong Catfish, Arapaima

Transfer Time Bangkok airport - Citichic (approx 45 mins) Bangkok - Bung Sum Lan (approx 1 hr)

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FRESHWATER TOUR REFERENCE: THA002

Lure & Fly Fishing Predator Lake THAILAND Angling Direct Holidays now has access to a new predator lake in Thailand. For those of you who have not yet heard about this lake, it is located 2 hours drive from Bangkok.

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The water is around 5 acres with grass banks all round which offers awesome fishing for numerous Thai native and non-native predator species, either by lure or fly fishing. This lake is inhabited by a big population of Arapaima, up to 180 kg, Amazonian Redtail Catfish up to 45kg, Asian Redtail Catfish (Pla Kot Kang) up to 20 kg, Sorubim or Tiger Shovelnose up to 10 kg, Redtail Tiger (Hybrid) up to 12 kg, Tambaqui up to 20 kg, Barramundi up to 10 kg, Alligator Gar up to 15 kg, Peacock Bass up to 3kg , Pacu up to 11 kg, Giant Pangasius up to 8 kg, Black Ear Catfish (Pla Tepo) up to 8 kg, Wallago attu up to 10 kg, Wallago leeri up to 7 kg, Arawana up to 3 kg.

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On the complex there is a central covered area which provides a welcome break from the sun and is where you can purchase cold drinks and food. From here it’s just a simple matter of picking up your rod and start to walk and fish around the lake, fishing both the lure and fly is fantastic. Walking around the lake you find opportunities to fish on both surface and along the bottom. But keep your eyes keen as there’s nothing like spotting one of the lakes’ large Arapaima inhabitants lurking in the margins hunting baitfish, carefully present either your fly or lure and one of the most explosive takes will erupt, proceeded with a fish over 8 feet long ripping off your line like a mad express train. This lake is strictly open for lure and fly fishing only, as generally live or dead bait fishing is prohibited. However, we have made a special exclusive agreement with the lake’s owner, so if you fancy a change, starting 2.00 pm to 7.30 pm, our clients are allowed to fish free lining or bottom fishing using live or dead bait.

DAY 7 After breakfast depart to the lake for a full days predator fishing. Return again stopping for evening meal. After your meal you will be transferred to Bangkok to the hotel of your choice. Overnight accommodation: Citichic Hotel Bangkok.

The below itinerary is only a suggested one as there are direct flights departing the UK everyday with British Airways. Should you wish to extend or shorten your stay with more or less time in Thailand, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 to 2 Depart LHR with British Airways. Arrive BANGKOK (BKK). Overnight accommodation: Citichic Hotel Bangkok B/B DAY 3 Breakfast is served at the hotel from 6am. Pick up for private transfer to Bung Sam Lan boarded lake, Daytime accommodation in one of the private Thai style huts with your own large fishing pontoon. Full day assistance of your own private guides. Return transfer back to your Hotel. Overnight accommodation: Citichic Hotel Bangkok B/B DAY 4 Depart early morning with your private transfer from Bangkok to our predator lake. Once you arrive at the lake you and our guides can start fishing. Transfer back to your hotel stopping along the way with your guides to have your evening meal in one of the many restaurants. Overnight accommodation: Riverside Hotel B/B DAYS 5 to 6 After breakfast depart to the lake for a full days predator fishing. 7.30pm return again stopping for evening meal. Overnight accommodation: Riverside Hotel B/B.

DAY 8 Pick up for private transfer to Bung Sam Lan boarded lake, Daytime accommodation in one of the private Thai style huts with your own large fishing pontoon. Full day assistance of your own private guides. Return transfer back to Hotel. DAY 9 Free day to relax and explore. At around 8pm you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred back to BKK international airport. Note: You have your room until it is time to depart. DAY 10 Depart BANGKOK (BKK) with British Airways. Arrive LHR.

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, transfers, accommodation, guided fishing and tackle. Flight Route and flight time UK - Bangkok (approx 11 hrs) Transfer Time Bangkok airport - Bangkok Central Hotels (approx 45 mins) Bangkok - Bung Sam Lan (approx 1 hr) Bangkok - Predator Lake (approx 2 hrs)

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Fishing Methods Bait Fishing, Live Baiting and Freshwater Fly Fishing Species to Catch Arapaima, Alligator gar, Arawana, Red Tailed Catfish, Barramundi, Big Head Carp, Black Pacu, Chao Phraya Catfish, Common Carp, Red Tail Amazon Catfish, Giant Snakehead, Tiger catfish


FRESHWATER TOUR REFERENCE: CAN007

Canadian Carping CANADA BIGGEST CATCH OF CARP IN ONE DAY ON THE RIVER! in 2011 two customers landed 96 carp in only 10 hours....and lost 15 carp! 1-40lb, 6-30lb+ and 52-20lb+, not bad for a days fishing...... We know that the most important factor in fishing the St. Lawrence river is not overcrowding an area or whether you have one or two lines in the water, it’s all about being in the right location at the right time & baiting an area. This is why choosing a company who’s guide has over 35 years of carp fishing history which includes over 22 years of carp fishing experience on the mighty St. Lawrence River will ensure you have the most productive and enjoyable carp fishing holiday available on the St. Lawrence River here in Canada. We have been privilege with some of the best carp anglers in the world that has fished with us, Chris Ball, Steve Briggs, Kevin Clifford, Simon Crow, Derrick Richie, Brain Skoyles and we know we have the best carp fishing anywhere on the St. Lawrence River. We will put you in touch with the worlds hardest fighting carp, Imagine the excitement as a wild long common 30lb+ carp hearing the prolonged scream as the 65 pound test quickly disappears from the spool. The mighty St. Lawrence river system provides a world class carp fishing second to none. We offer main river carp fishing where most companies DONT! We are the only carping holiday destination located directly on river frontage and is situated in a prime carp fishing location on the St. Lawrence River. You are in the midst of the river at this venue and only a few paces away from comfortable private swims & our boat launch! We know that anglers who are in search of the absolute best in carp fishing also deserve the best in accommodation & service. We provide it all!

SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary is fixed as our change over dates are always Tuesday to Tuesday, however we also offer 2 week trips, contact us for more details. DAY 1 (tuesday) Depart LONDON GATWICK with Canadian Affair. Arrive OTTAWA. After you have picked up your luggage and cleared customs, walk out of the terminal building where an Angling Direct Holidays representative who will drive you the 50 minutes transfer to our accommodation. Overnight Accommodation: River Island Manor F/B. DAYS 2 TO 7 (wednesday to monday) After breakfast each morning we will all depart to the river either by 4wd or our custom built pontoon boat. An average day fishing (12hours) (night fishing is certainly an option) and will usually consist of 6-18 fish per person (or more) and will take place mostly from private swims, uninhabited islands, from the boat (if needed), isolated bays and the banks of the massive St. Lawrence river. We have seen that it is not an uncommon occurrence to have up to seven anglers all playing a fish at the same time. Overnight Accommodation: River Island Manor F/B. DAY 8 (tuesday) After breakfast you will be transferred back the 50 minutes to Ottawa airport for your return flights. Depart OTTAWA with Canadian Affair. DAY 9 (wednesday) Arrive LONDON GATWICK (LGW).

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, International return flights, All transfers, 7 nights accommodation, 6 days full fishing as indicated on itinerary, Three meals a day, Rods, Reels, Alarms, A big Bucket of maize per day and an experienced guide.

Fishing Methods Specimen Fishing Species to Catch Common Carp, Mirror Carp

Flight Route and flight time UK - Ottawa (approx 7hrs) Transfer Time Ottawa - River Island Manor (approx 50 mins)

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FRESHWATER TOUR REFERENCE: SPA001

Carp & Catfish Fishing River Ebro SPAIN This is catfish fishing at its best, for the experienced or for those who have never even caught a catfish this trip is designed for you. The River Ebro is renowned as one of the mega Ton up Catfish waters in the world. On our trips an amazing one out of five catfish are over the magical TON-100lb. In fact to date, nobody who has been on a weeks holiday has failed to catch, in fact you would be unlucky to return home without a ton plus fish. This is where you can experience and feel the power of these mighty predatory fish. On a recent trip in Feb this year we popped over for two days just to see how the river was fishing. We fished only one day and landed six cats all over 100LB with the last one a cracking 156LB.

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The river Ebro is world famous for its Catfish fishing, but one little known fact is in the upper reaches the Common Carp fishing is truly second to none. Over the years we have been fishing this area concentrating on the catfish with live baits. All the time while fishing we have seen hundreds of carp rolling, crashing and feeding right in the margins. Transfixed on the cat fishing it was always something we planned to do at a later date. It was only when we started to fish for the Catfish with pellets. (Which is still new to the upper reaches of the Ebro) that we started to catch Common Carp after Common Carp.These fish average over 22lb and in all probability is the first time they have ever been caught and by introducing small quantities of pellets you can catch these fish at an alarming occurrence.

DAY 1 Depart UK. Arrive Barcelona. On arrival you will be transfered to your accommodation. Note as we have people flying in from different airports we have one transfer that will leave at 3pm. Overnight accommodation: Ebro Apartments F/B

This trip is truly designed for the more adventurous angler.The bank fishing for carp and cats in this area is still very much virginal and well worth the trip.

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The below itinerary is a set itinerary and cannot be altered for such reasons. 5 - DAYS / 3 - DAYS FISHING (WED - SUN) (Note: This itinerary is only available in July, Aug, Nov, Dec, Jan and Feb). DAY 1 Depart UK. Arrive Barcelona. On arrival you will be transfered to your accommodation. Note as we have people flying in from different airports we have one transfer that will leave at 3pm. Overnight accommodation: Ebro Apartments F/B DAYS 2 to 4 Full days fishing. Overnight accommodation: Ebro Apartments F/B DAY 5 In the morning you will be transferred back to the airport for your return journey. Note you will arrive back at the airport around 1pm. Depart Barcelona. Arrive UK 8 - DAYS / 6 - DAYS FISHING (SUN - SUN) (Note: This itinerary is available all year).

DAYS 2 to 7 Full Days fishing. Overnight accommodation: Ebro Apartments F/B DAY 8 In the evening you will be transferred back to the airport for your return journey. Note you will arrive back at the airport around 1pm. Depart Barcelona. Arrive UK

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, transfers, all meals, tackle, 1 sack of pellets, guided fishing and licences (photocopy of passport must be sent in with booking form). Flight Route and flight time UK - Spain (approx 2hrs) Transfer Time Approx 1.5 hrs.

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Fishing Methods Coarse Fishing. Species to Catch Catfish, Carp


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Saltwater fishing holidays covers off all aspects of fishing, be it saltwater fly fishing in some exotic destinations like Cuba, Bahamas, Belize, Venezuela and Florida just to mention a few for Bonefish, Tarpon and Permit trying to catch the holly grail a grand slam, or chasing down mighty species like GT’S from Christmas Island, Seychelles and Mauritius on either poppers or even on the fly. There are also species like the majestic Roosterfish again great fun on, fly, poppers or live bait, in Panama, Guatemala and Costa Rica. Then there’s big game fishing for arm crunching species like Blue and Black Marlin, huge Yellowfin Tuna, Sailfish plus many many more from around the world. Sea fishing trips to countries like Norway and Iceland targeting huge Cod, Halibut and Coalfish that are also becoming hugely popular due to the unfortunate decline of sea fishing in our own coastal waters. It is no wonder then that Saltwater fishing in all its forms is the fast growing area in our sport and as a company we are completely committed in finding and offering you the finest destinations from around the world. Remember that we carefully research and select destinations that are unique provide top level of service and are considered the best saltwater fishing destinations for the country or the species of fish you wish to catch. As we are constantly growing as a company, the great news is we are finding more and more destinations that are exclusive to you our customers. This allows us to have more control over the fishing, accommodation plus manage live availability ensuring that you have the holiday adventure of a lifetime. We also have some great saltwater destinations that we run as hosted trips and as such you can find full details out about these holidays in our hosted holiday section. We pride ourselves on providing an exceptional level of service to anglers based on combined experience, of up to date information and unmatched knowledge of our fishing destinations around the world. So if you are an individual, large group or want to hold a corporate trip anywhere from deep Norwegian oceans to tropical saltwater flats our fully experienced dedicated staff is ready to answer your questions.

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TOUR REFERENCE: AUS001

Cobourg Peninsula Fly Fishing Australia Located in the idyllic Cobourg Peninsula, Cape Don is host to one of the greatest assortment of fish on the planet. Name your favourite fish, chances are that you will find it in huge abundance in the tropical waters of Cape Don. While there is no scientific way to estimate the number of fish in the Cape Don waterways, it is fair to say that there is more than enough to keep you entertained for many lifetimes. For example “400 fish in 6 days” Phillip Rowe, current holder of the “Most Fish Total” award. Cape Don’s diversity is not limited only to the myriad of fish species. Whereas other fishing lodges limit you to one or two styles of fishing, at Cape Don you can choose between numerous fishing experiences throughout the duration of your trip. If you are a true mad keen angler, you will most likely want to enjoy every waking hour of your time chasing your next “fisherman’s tale”. In addition, you will have plenty to keep you busy; thanks to the generous styles of sport fishing and fly fishing to experience. However, not everyone is as obsessed with the world’s greatest pastime and for these less-fanatical anglers, Cape Don offers spectacular scenery in unspoiled areas – true untouched wonders of nature, witnessed only by a fortunate few.The creeks and surrounding coastline are host to a bountiful collection of bird species and marine life, including, Dugongs Manta Rays, (still hunted by local Aboriginal custodians), Crocodiles, Goannas, and Sea Turtles who have called this land “home” for thousands of years. You can relax with a private picnic lunch on a desert island… or take a romantic stroll across never-ending peaceful beaches.

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SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary is only a suggested one as there are direct flights departing the UK everyday. Should you wish to extend or shorten your stay with more or less time in Australia, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 Depart Heathrow Airport(LHR) with Quantas Airways. DAY 2 Arrive Singapore (SIN), Depart Singapore (SIN) with Quantas Airways. DAY 3 Arrive Darwin (DRW). Take a taxi to your Darwin Hotel. Darwin, Australia’s northern most capital city represents a delightful mix of cultures and a progressive spirit inherited from the colourful pioneers who have played such an important part in Darwin’s development. Tropical Darwin enjoys two seasons – the ‘wet’ when the landscape turns green and spectacular thunderstorms light the sky, and the balmy ‘dry’ when the sheltered waters of one of Australia’s prettiest harbour’s sparkle in the sunlight. Explore or simply relax and unwind. Accommodation: Darwin Hotel. DAY 4 Spend the day relaxing and exploring Darwin, before making your own way to the internal airport and your onward flight to Cape Don. On arrival, our lodge staff will be waiting with welcoming refreshing drinks and to escort you to your accommodation for the stay. Overnight Accommodation: Cape Don F/B. DAYS 5 to 9 Full days charter fishing with private boat and guide. Overnight Accommodation: Cape Don F/B. DAY 10 Enjoy your morning in this most unique and pristine location before your scenic flight back to civilisation. On arrival into Darwin, transfer to your hotel. Overnight Accommodation: Darwin Hotel of your choice B/B. DAY 11 Spend your day at your leisure before your private transfer to Darwin airport and return flight to London. Depart Darwin (DRW) with Qantas Airways, Arrive Singapore (SIN), Depart Singapore (SIN) with Qantas Airways. DAY 12 Arrive Heathrow Airport (LHR)

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes All flights (WT), transfers, accommodation, guided fishing. Flight Route and flight time UK – Singapore (approx 13 hrs) Singapore – Darwin (approx 5 hrs) Transfer Time Internal flight rime approx 1 hr. Transfer from airport to your resort accommodation (approx 20 mins)

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Fishing Methods Trolling, Surface Poppers, Jigging, Live Baiting and Saltwater Fly Fishing Species to Catch Golden Trevally, Queenfish, Spanish Mackerel, Jewfish, Barramundi, Giant Trevally, Threadfin Salmon, Mangrove Jack, Estuary Cod


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TOUR REFERENCE: BAH002

Abaco Lodge Abaco Island Bahamas Abaco Lodge is located on the Marls side of Great Abaco Island, in the Bahamas. This area known as the “Marls of Abaco” is a vast expanse of prime, wilderness bonefish habitat, that has long been known by well-travelled bone fishermen as one of the most unique and productive fisheries in the Bahamas. We are pleased to announce that in April 2009 we opened our new lodge “Abaco Lodge” As with all our properties, you can expect comfortable and wellappointed accommodations, excellent cuisine, top of the line boats operated by seasoned, expert guides, and a management & staff committed to providing the utmost in service and attention to detail. Abaco has more than 400 square miles of flats, none better known than the Marls on the western side of the island. Abaco lodge is centrally located directly on the Marl side of the island with access to them all. For twenty miles, the average depth is four feet, a bone fisherman couldn’t ask for a better backyard. It would take a lifetime to fish the entire Marls alone but Abaco also offers some incredible fishing on the eastern ocean side of the island. Cherokee Sound, the Bight of Robinson and Snake Cay are only minutes from the lodge and offer opportunities at incredible but challenging bonefish. With the numerous options available, it is very rare to miss a day of fishing due to weather. The typical trip does not fish on arrival or departure but we can arrange for half-day fishing if your flights allow. Breakfast is severed at seven; we leave the dock at eight and return between four and five.This schedule can be tailored to your needs with advance notice. Your guide takes picnic lunches and cold drinks to the flats in a cooler. We access the Marls directly from the lodge dock; the flats on the ocean side require a short drive.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary is only a suggested one, as we have direct flights departing from the UK with British Airways everyday except Mondays therefore should you wish to extend your stay with more fishing days, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 Depart London (Heathrow) with British Airways,. Arrive Nassau, Depart Nassau, Arrive Marsh Harbour. At the airport, your host and a driver will meet you. Once your bags are loaded into our air-conditioned transport, you will be driven straight to the lodge about 10 minutes north. When you arrive at the lodge, Abaco Lodge staff will greet you and show you to your room, where you will find your bags. Overnight: Accommodation Abaco Lodge F/B DAYS 2 to 5 Breakfast is served at seven; you leave the dock at eight for a full days flats fishing and return between four and five. (Fishing is based on 2 rods to one guide and skiff). This schedule can be tailored to your needs with advance notice. Your guide takes picnic lunches and cold drinks to the flats in a cooler. You access the Marls directly from the lodge dock; the flats on the ocean side require a short drive, runs to the flats vary from 10 to 45 minutes. All of the skiffs are equipped with padded seats with a backrest and a lean bar in the front. The majority of the fishing is done from the boat but wading opportunities exist if you prefer. Overnight: Accommodation Abaco Lodge F/B DAY 6 After lunch, you will be returned back to Marsh harbour Airport to start your return journey home. Depart Marsh Harbour, Arrive Nassau, Depart Nassau with British Airways. DAY 7 Arrive London (Heathrow)

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights International return flights, Internal flights, Airport transfers, guided fishing, accommodation at lodge F/B. Flight Route and flight time UK - Nassau (approx 9.5 hours) Nassau - Marsh harbour (approx 1 hour)

Fishing Methods Saltwater Fly Fishing. Species to Catch Bonefish, Permit

Transfer Time Marsh Harbour - Abaco Lodge (approx 10 Minutes)

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TOUR REFERENCE: BAH001

Bairs Lodge Andros Island Bahamas Bair’s Lodge has come to represent the benchmark in terms of quality guiding, delicious food, ideal accommodations and courteous hospitality. Bair’s Lodge has easy access to some of the most under-fished flats in South Andros. With its location ideally located to access Deep Creek, Little Creek, the West side and the Southern Flats. Perfect for small groups, the charming house has seven air-conditioned guest rooms, each with private bathroom. Limiting the occupancy to twelve anglers enables the staff to provide exceptional personalized guest service. Andros Island is the largest and least-explored island in the Bahamas.This 2,300-square-mile island paradise is not only known as the bone fishing capital of the world, but also boasts the second-largest reef in the Northern Hemisphere and is home to the oldest dive resort on the planet. The diverse topography, which rises from these tropical waters, is full of life, some of which can only be found on Andros. New skiffs, with a first class team of guides will provide an exceptional fishing experience. Your fishing schedule can be tailored to suit your needs, though generally, a typical day will start with breakfast at 7 am, fishing beginning at 8 am and ending between 4 and 5 pm. Picnic lunches and cold drinks are taken to the flats in a cooler by your guide. Like most quality lodges, Bair’s Lodge is a strict catch and release fishery. Superb cuisine waits, which includes beautifully magnificent fresh seafood and when applicable, “the catch of the day”. In addition to the comfort of the dining room, sitting room and bar, anglers will appreciate the convenience of the fly-tying table and facilities, as well as the on-site fly shop.

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SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary is only a suggested one as we have direct flights departing from the UK with British Airways everyday except Mondays, therefore should you wish to extend your stay with more fishing days, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 Depart London (Heathrow) with British Airways. Arrive Nassau, Depart Nassau, Arrive Congo Town. At the airport your host and a driver will meet you. Once your bags are loaded into our air-conditioned transport you will be driven straight to the lodge, about 20 minutes north. When you arrive at the lodge, Bair’s Lodge staff will greet you and show you to your room, where you will find your bags. Overnight Accommodation: Bair’s Lodge F/B. DAYS 2 to 5 Breakfast is served at seven; you leave the dock at eight for a full days flats fishing and return between four and five. (Fishing is based on 2 rods to one guide and skiff). This schedule can be tailored to your needs with advance notice. Your guide takes picnic lunches and cold drinks to the flats in a cooler. You access the Marls directly from the lodge dock; the flats on the ocean side require a short drive, runs to the flats vary from 10 to 45 minutes. All of the skiffs are equipped with padded seats with a backrest and a lean bar in the front. The majority of the fishing is done from the boat but wading opportunities exist if you prefer. Overnight Accommodation: Bair’s Lodge F/B DAY 6 After lunch you will be returned back to Marsh harbour Airport to start your return journey home. Depart Congo Town, Arrive Nassau, Depart Nassau with British Airways. DAY 7 Arrive London (Heathrow)

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, International return flights, Internal flights, Airport transfers, guided fishing, accommodation at lodge F/B. Flight Route and flight time UK - Nassau (approx 9.5 hours) Nassau - Congo Town (approx 1 hour) Transfer Time Congo Town - Bair’s Lodge (approx 20 Minutes)

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Fishing Methods Saltwater Fly Fishing Species to Catch Bonefish, Permit


saltwater TOUR REFERENCE: BEL002

Exploring Fly Fishing around belize Are you looking for a unique experience when coming to Belize on a fly fishing trip? Are you interested in spending time in more than one location? Then why not, when you consider all the fantastic opportunities that the Belizean coast has to offer? We have worked long and hard putting together this triple centre itinerary where by you will arrive and start your fishing in the north of Belize San Pedro and end up in Placencia, down in the south. There is something magical about travelling everywhere by boat whilst using the gorgeous Caribbean Sea as your highway. Fly Fishing trips like these are an extraordinary way to see and fish Belize. The days are long and the guides will make sure to put you into a wide variety of species. Unlike many of the traditional fishing lodges in Belize, our guides are not clock-watchers and do not keep “bankers hours.� Our guides enjoy fishing as much as you do and this customized trip is a great way to maximize your fishing time by taking advantage of 10 to 12 hour days. Ambergris Caye tend to hold the brackish water that Tarpon favour when foraging and breeding. The low salinity is a real magnet for breeding Tarpon in particular. In addition, the gorgeous white bottomed sand flats stretch all the way up to the Mexican border and anglers will marvel at the numbers of Bonefish and Tarpon that will be seen throughout the course of the fishing day. The Permit average 10+ pounds and are generally found in deeper flats. Tarpon range from 20 pounds to 150 pounds and are found in deeper water flats.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary is only a suggested one as we have flights departing from the UK everyday, therefore should you wish to extend your stay with more fishing days or adding more destinations in Belize, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 Depart HEATHROW AIRPORT (LHR) with BRITISH AIRWAYS. Arrive MIAMI (MIA). Transfer to Hotel. Evening free to explore the wonderful Atlantis Hotel and facilities. Overnight accommodation: La Quinta Inn & Suites B/B. DAY 2 Depart MIAMI (MIA) with AMERICAN AIRLINES. Arrive BELIZE (BZE). On arrival at Belize City our airport you will take a 15-minute scenic flight to San Pedro. Transfer to Airport. Overnight Accommodation: The Tides Beach Resort B/B. DAYS 3 to 7 Breakfast at 6 am, afterwards your guides will pick you up from the hotel at 7 am. Our Angling Direct Holidays representative will be on site to introduce you to your guides on the first morning of fishing. Lunch and drinks on board for two guests. The fishing day is 8 hours long. Overnight Accommodation: The Tides Beach Resort B/B DAY 8 This is the second travel day and after 5 straight days of fishing, the travel day comes as a welcome rest. You can sleep in and have a leisurely breakfast between 7 and 9 am. Transfer at 10:45 to the local airport. Depart CAYE CAULKER. Arrive BELIZE MUNICIPAL AIRPORT. Depart BELIZE MUNICIPAL AIRPORT. Arrive PLACENCIA. Overnight Accommodation: Diannis hotel B/B. DAYS 9 to 11 Breakfast is at 6 am and the guides will be ready to go for 7 am. Lunch and drinks are on board for two guests. The fishing day is 10 hours long. Overnight Accommodation: Diannis hotel B/B. DAY 12 After checking out of your hotel our guides will escort you back Transfer to Belize International Airport. Depart PLACENCIA. Arrive BELIZE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (BZE). Depart BELIZE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (BZE). Arrive MIAMI (MIA). Depart MIAMI (MIA) with BRITISH AIRWAYS. DAY 13 Arrive LONDON (LHR)

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes All flights, transfers, accommodation and guided fishing. Flight Route and flight time UK - Miami (approx 9hrs) Miami - Belize City (approx 2 hrs) Belize City - San Pedro (approx 15 mins) Caye Caulker - Belize City (approx 20 mins) Belize City - Placencia (approx 30 mins)

Placencia - Diannis hotel (approx 5 mins) Fishing Methods Saltwater Fly Fishing, Spinning Species to Catch Bonefish, Permit, Tarpon, Snook

Transfer Time San Pedro - Tides Beach Resort (approx 5 mins)

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saltwater TOUR REFERENCE: BEL003

Twin Centers Fly Fishing belize For clients who are looking for a unique experience when coming to Belize, Twin Centre’s is one of our most popular trips; you start at San Pedro and finish at Water Caye, giving you some of the best Tarpon, Bonefish and amazing chances at Permit.

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San Pedro is a warm, friendly town that defines the word “casual.” With only 10 streets, most people get around the village by walking or riding a bike. Until the last decade the fly fishing around this area had been a well-guarded secret. However, once news of the quality of the Tarpon and Bone fishing started to get out, the area became world famous in just a few short years. There are few better places on earth to fish for Tarpon because when these fish start to migrate out onto the flats and channels, they provide the fly angler with great opportunities for sight casting.

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For the second part you move twelve miles off the coast of Dangriga. Here sits an idyllic island with some unbelievable saltwater flats, where Permit, Bonefish and Tarpon can be found in great abundance. The entire area is littered with small mangrove islands and tidal grass flats that hold a huge variety of game fish. The Permit fishing in particular is nothing short of incredible and it’s not uncommon to see 25 to 40 Permit per day. There are also several schools of Bonefish that live around the island and you can wade out on the flats behind the resort to get the kinks out of your casting stroke, while casting to tailing fish. Because of its proximity to the reef, Water Caye is a great base for those looking to try their luck with some of the larger species found in Belizean waters. Huge Barracuda, Mutton and Dog Snapper, Jack Crevalle, and several species of Grouper can all be fished for during the course of your week. Both of these locations make a truly remarkable holiday.

DAY 6 Transfer back to San Pedro for your flight to the coastal town of Dangriga. The scenic flight is only 15 minutes long. On arrival a waiting taxi will take you the short ride down to the waterfront. At the waterfront, a waiting water-taxi will take you out to the island giving you a sense of the fly fishing opportunities that await you here. Overnight accommodation: Blue Marlin Lodge F/B

The below itinerary is only a suggested one as we have flights departing from the UK everyday, therefore should you wish to extend your stay with more fishing days or adding more destinations in Belize, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 Depart HEATHROW AIRPORT (LHR) with BRITISH AIRWAYS. Arrive MIAMI (MIA). Transfer to your stop-over hotel. You then have a free evening to explore. Overnight accommodation: La Quinta Inn & Suites B/B DAY 2 Depart MIAMI (MIA) with AMERICAN AIRLINES. Arrive BELIZE (BZE). You will be escorted you to your onward connection flight from Belize City to San Pedro airport; this is a 15 min scenic flight. On arrival at San Pedro Airport, our representative who will escort you to your hotel. The rest of the afternoon and evening is yours to enjoy the relaxed town of San Pedro and enjoy the great food. Overnight accommodation: Tides Beach Resort B/B. DAYS 3 to 5 After a full breakfast, depart with your guide for a full 8 hours fishing on the numerous flats. Over these three days, you will be targeting Bonefish, Tarpon and Permit. Overnight accommodation: Tides Beach Resort B/B.

DAYS 7 to 9 After a full breakfast depart with your guide for a full 8 hours fishing on the numerous flats. Over these three days, you will mainly be targeting Permit. Overnight accommodation: Blue Marlin Lodge F/B. DAY 10 Taxi transfer to Dangriga, then a short taxi back to the airstrip for your return flights to Belize City airport. On arrival at Belize City airport proceed to British Airways check in desk and check in for your return flights back to the UK. Depart BELIZE (BZE) with AMERICAN AIRLINES. Arrive MIAMI (MIA). Depart MIAMI (MIA) with BRITISH AIRWAYS. DAY 11 Arrive LONDON (LHR)

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes All flights, transfers, accommodation and guided fishing.

Fishing Methods Saltwater Fly Fishing, Spinning

Flight Route and flight time UK - Miami (approx 9 hrs) Miami - Belize City (approx 2 hrs) Belize City - San Pedro (approx 15 mins) San Pedro - Dangriga (approx 30 mins)

Species to Catch Bonefish, Permit, Tarpon, Snook

Transfer Time San Pedro airport - The Tides Beach Resort (approx 5 mins) Dangriga airport - Blue Marlin Lodge (approx 45 mins)

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saltwater TOUR REFERENCE: BEL001

Permit City Fly Fishing belize A twelve acre island perched right on the edge of Belize’s world famous Barrier Reef; offering beauty, peace, tranquility and fantastic fishing. Twelve miles off the coast of Dangriga sits an idyllic island with some unbelievable saltwater flats where Permit are so in abundance that we call it Permit City. This beautiful island is one of the most visually stunning locations in all of the Caribbean. The island is small at just less than 12 acres in size, and guests can walk from one end to the other in about 15 minutes. Drenched in palm trees and located right on the Barrier Reef, the island life is both unhurried and relaxing. This is what the Florida Keys used to be like 50 years ago, and the accommodation that we book for guests, Blue Marlin, very much reflects this laid back atmosphere. Water Caye is situated right in the middle of what we estimate to be the best skinny water permit fishery in the world. The flats extend both north and south of the island and we’ve never been anywhere that consistently produces more permit than this location. There are several good permit grounds to the north of South Water Caye, starting in the Sand Fly Range, as well as in the Blue Ground Range of cayes, which is located directly to the west of Water Caye. To the south, the countless saltwater permit flats are the finest in the world.These pristine flats hold incredible numbers of permit, and can be counted on for numerous quality shots while wading. We even have a couple of secret lagoons back on the mainland which hold good numbers of this enigmatic fish. Why did we call this tour Permit City? Because it is the most Permit we have ever seen in one day.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary is only a suggested one as we have flights departing from the UK everyday, therefore should you wish to extend your stay with more fishing days or adding more destinations in Belize, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 Depart HEATHROW AIRPORT (LHR) with BRITISH AIRWAYS. Arrive MIAMI (MIA). When you arrive at the baggage reclaim area of Miami airport you should use the free phone facility located on the wall to call the La Quinta Inn & Suites for a free transfer to your stop-over hotel. Then your evening will be free to explore the wonderful Atlantis Hotel and facilities. Overnight accommodation: La Quinta Inn & Suites B/B. DAY 2 Depart MIAMI (MIA) with AMERICAN AIRLINES. Arrive BELIZE (BZE). After you have picked up your luggage and cleared customs, walk out of the terminal building where you will be met by our representative. Our representative will then escort you to your onward connection flight from Belize City to Dangriga airport; this is a 15 min scenic flight. On arrival a waiting taxi will take you the short ride down to the waterfront. At the waterfront, a waiting water-taxi will take you out to the island. As you take in the scenery on the half-hour boat ride from Dangriga, you will begin to get a sense of the fly fishing opportunities that await you here. The rest of the day is yours to relax on our beautiful island or for those still with energy; try the flats at the back of the island where great Bonefish fishing is found giving you a chance to stretch those lines. Overnight accommodation: Blue Marlin Lodge F/B DAYS 3 to 8 After a full breakfast depart with your guide for a full 8 hours fishing on the numerous flats. Over these days you will be mainly targeting Permit; however there is also very good Bonefish and Blue Water fly fishing. Overnight accommodation: Blue Marlin Lodge F/B. DAY 9 After a full breakfast you will take your water taxi back to Dangriga, then a short taxi back to the airstrip for your return flights to Belize City airport. On arrival at Belize City airport check in with British Airways for your return flights back to the UK. Depart BELIZE (BZE) with AMERICAN AIRLINES. Arrive MIAMI (MIA). Depart MIAMI (MIA) with BRITISH AIRWAYS. DAY 10 Arrive LONDON (LHR).

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes All flights, transfers, accommodation and guided fishing.

Fishing Methods Saltwater Fly Fishing, Spinning

Flight Route and flight time UK - Miami (approx 9hrs) Miami - Belize City (approx 2 hrs) Belize City - Dangriga (approx 15 mins)

Species to Catch Bonefish, Permit, Tarpon, Snook

Transfer Time Boat ride from Dangria - Blue Marlin Lodge (approx 30 mins)

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saltwater TOUR REFERENCE: BEL006

Turneffe Flats belize For more than two decades, Turneffe Flats has been known as one of the world’s premier flats fishing destinations combining a remarkable fishery with excellent English-speaking guides, top-notch equipment and superior service. The ability to sight-fish for BONEFISH, PERMIT and TARPON on any given day makes Turneffe one of the few places where a Grand Slam is always a possibility. Turneffe Atoll is the largest of only four coral atolls in the Western Hemisphere, and is bestknown for its variety of saltwater fishing. Turneffe Flats is located on a picturesque point with white sand beach and coconut palms. The coral reef is a stone’s throw away and a large bonefish flat is right outside the front door. Bonefish have been a primary target of Turneffe Flats’ anglers for more than 20 years. While wading the expansive flats on the seaward side of Turneffe, you will regularly see large schools of bonefish providing an unequaled opportunity for new saltwater anglers to learn the basics of the sport. There is also plenty of challenging fishing for those who enjoy stalking larger fish (some in excess of 10 pounds) in skinny water. The back reef flats that run the lenght of the Atoll from North to South, are only 5 to 15 minutes from the lodge. Bonefish are present in equal numbers throughout the year and they are on the flats all of the time as they are resident fish. This differentiates Turneffe’s bonefish from those in other areas, such as the Florida Keys, where bonefish only enter the flats in search of a meal. These are very lush flats full of crabs, shrimp and other bonefish foods. As a result, these fish can become selective. This can make for challenging fishing and the right tackle, flies, presentation and fishing techniques are all important.

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SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary is only a suggested one as we have flights departing from the UK everyday, therefore should you wish to extend your stay with more fishing days or adding more destinations in Belize, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 (friday) Depart HEATHROW AIRPORT (LHR) with BRITISH AIRWAYS. Arrive MIAMI (MIA). When you arrive at the baggage reclaim area of Miami airport you should use the free phone facility located on the wall to call the La Quinta Inn & Suites for a free transfer to your stop-over hotel. Overnight accommodation: La Quinta Inn & Suites B/B. DAY 2 (saturday) Arrive BELIZE (BZE). On arrival at Belize City and after collecting your luggage walk outside where our Turneffe Flats representative will meet you and transport you to the Princess International Hotel Marina. At the Marina, you will be notified of the boat’s scheduled departure time, which varies according to guest arrivals. There is a restaurant/bar at the Marina for lunch or a beverage while you wait to leave for Turneffe Flats. The trip by boat to Turneffe Flats takes approximately 90 minutes. You will travel through several offshore cayes, the Barrier Reef, across open ocean, and then through the Turneffe Islands to Turneffe Flats. Overnight Accommodation: Turneffe Flats accommodation of your choice F/B. DAYS 3 to 8 (saturday to friday) An average fishing day at Turneffe Flats is about 8 hours; however, this is quite flexible. During tarpon season, many anglers opt to start shortly after sunrise and take a rest during the day. If you are a real hard core angler, you can wade the flats in front of the lodge early in the morning, go out with your guide for the day and come back to the lodge flats and fish until sundown. Overnight Accommodation: Turneffe Flats accommodation of your choice F/B. DAY 9 (saturday) You will leave the island on Saturday morning at approximately 8am, after a light breakfast. And transferred by boat to Belize City marina, you will be transferred to the airport. Depart BELIZE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (BZE). Arrive MIAMI (MIA) Depart MIAMI (MIA) with BRITISH AIRWAYS. DAY 10 (sunday) Arrive LONDON (LHR).

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes All flights, transfers, accommodation and guided fishing.

Fishing Methods Saltwater Fly Fishing, Spinning

Flight Route and flight time UK - Miami (approx 9hrs) Miami - Belize City (approx 2 hrs)

Species to Catch Bonefish, Permit, Tarpon

Transfer Time Belize City - Turneffe Flats (approx 90 mins by boat)

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TOUR REFERENCE: CHR002

Bonefish and Trevally Christmas Island Christmas Island has diverse habitats and endless flats, providing unique opportunities for both the novice and the expert fly angler. It is one of the top Bonefish locations in the world; its location is so close to the equator that you can catch Bonefish all year round (unlike Florida or the Bahamas which experience cool winds). There are also vast numbers of Bonefish and even novice anglers can easily learn the craft of fly fishing and catch 10 plus fish a day. For the experienced fly angler the opportunity to cast your fly at large Bonefish awaits. Our guides have been fishing and guiding these flats for many years. They know just which flats to be on for certain tides and certain moon phases. Each day anglers depart via truck or catamaran for the day’s fishing. Virtually all fishing will be done while wading and entails sight casting to visible fish in shallow water. Christmas Island’s plentiful Bonefish average 2-4 pounds with each week presenting numerous opportunities at larger specimens in the 5-10 pound class. For anglers keen on the challenge of Trevally, (Giant, Golden, Blue Fin, and Striped) the guides at Christmas Island are highly skilled and passionate in their pursuit. While presenting a somewhat higher stakes option to Bone fishing, the results are often spectacular. Over the last few years the guides have increased their skills at catching the GT’s on the fly now with lots of fish around the 70lb and fish over 100lb caught on the fly. On our last trip one angler had a fish at 106lb, plus twenty other GT’s over 40lb all on the fly.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary is a set itinerary due to flights from Hawaii to Christmas Island only being available once a week. However you can extend your stay in either Hawaii or LA if required as there are flights going from/to the UK - LA everyday, as well as flights from/to LA - Hawaii everyday. DAY 1 (sunday) Depart HEATHROW AIRPORT (LHR) with BRITISH AIRWAYS. Arrive LOS ANGELES (LAX). Depart LOS ANGELES (LAX) with AMERICAN AIRLINES. Arrive HONOLULU (HNL). Taxi transfer to the Outrigger Reef Hotel Spa R/O. Overnight Accommodation: Outrigger Reef Hotel Spa R/O. DAY 2 (monday) Free day. Overnight Accommodation: Outrigger Reef Hotel Spa R/O. DAY 3 (tuesday) Return taxi to the airport. Depart HONOLULU (HNL) (Lunchtime) with Private Charter. DAY 4 (wednesday) (Crossed Date Line - forward one day) Arrive CHRISTMAS ISLAND CXI at 15.00. Overnight Accommodation: Christmas Island Lodge F/B Basis - Twin Rooms. DAY 5 to DAY 10 (thursday to tuesday) Full days fishing with guides, Overnight Accommodation: Christmas Island Lodge F/B Basis in Twin Rooms. DAY 11 (wednesday) You will be transferred back to airport for your return flight to Honolulu. Depart CHRISTMAS ISLAND CXI at 15:00. DAY 10 (tuesday) (Crossed Date Line - back one day) Arrive HONOLULU (HNL) at 10.35 (Note this is only a 4 hour flight from Christmas Island but you cross back over the International Date Line). On arrival take a taxi transfer to the Outrigger Reef Hotel Spa R/O. Overnight Accommodation: Outrigger Reef Hotel Spa R/O DAY 11 (wednesday) In the morning take a taxi transfer back to the airport for your return flight home. Depart HONOLULU (HNL) with AMERICAN AIRLINES. Arrive LOS ANGELES (LAX). Depart LOS ANGELES (LAX). DAY 12 (thursday) Arrive HEATHROW AIRPORT (LHR).

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes All flights, transfers, accommodation and guided fishing

Fishing Methods Satwater Fly Fishing, Popper Fishing, Trolling

Flight Route and flight time UK – Los Angeles (approx 11hrs). Los Angeles – Honolulu (approx 6 hrs). Honolulu – Christmas Island (approx 4 hrs).

Species to Catch Bonefish, Bluefin Trevally, Giant Trevally, Yellow Fin Tuna, Saifish

Transfer Time Honolulu airport – Outrigger Reef Hotel Spa (approx 30 mins) Christmas Island airport – Resort (approx 30 mins)

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Saltwater

TOUR REFERENCE: CUB008

Caya Largo SALTWATER Fly Fishing CUBA With our Cuban partners we now have access to the exclusive fishing rights on the designated Cayo Largo Natural Reserve, which is one of the best places in the world to catch a grand slam. Providing what is turning out to be one of the best places in the world for GRAND SLAM and SUPER GRAND SLAMS Cayo Largo del Sur, also known simply as Cayo Largo, is a small resort island belonging to Cuba, in the Caribbean Sea. It is the second-biggest island in Cuba’s Canarreos Archipelago. Although only a relatively small island it is blessed with an almost continuous stretch of pretty beach, notably along its south coast, there are six beaches all of which will be able to satisfy your sun and sand lust: Playa Sirena, Playa Lindaman, Playa Blanca, Playa los Cocos, Playa Tortuga and Playa Luna. There is also an abundance of natural wildlife including iguanas and giant sea turtles. Staying here, however, is about as much a Cuban experience as lying under a sun bed with a bottle of rum at your side. The northern side of Cayo Largo, where the submarine shelf is extended, is the ideal environment for fly fishing enthusiasts it measures an average depth of 1.5 meters ideal depths for Bonefish, Permit, Tarpon, and Jack Crevalle. … You will also be able to see Permit up to 45lb zipping and darting in and around schools of Bonefish. This is a big Bonefish destination where the average weight is about 6lbs; you can not beat stalking these Bonefish while wading in lukewarm water on the sand flats. The south side of Cayo Largo is protected by the coral barrier and its white beach of fine sands and the flats marks it out as a fantastic place for wading.

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SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary is only a suggested one, as there are indirect flights departing from the UK everyday. We also have direct flights departing the UK every Wednesday and returning from Havana every Sunday. Therefore should you wish to extend your stay with more time in Cuba, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. Please note: the fishing is sold in set weeks with set start and finish days making it not viable for shorter trips. DAY 1 (friday) Flights are available from Iberia and Air France. Arrive HAVANA (HAV).On arrival you will walk through the terminal building where outside our representative’s will be waiting. They will then transfer you to the Parque Central Hotel in Havana. (Note: The transfer is not included and payable locally). Rest of the evening is yours to either relax or explore Havana’s many clubs and bars. Overnight accommodation: Parque Central Hotel in Havana B/B. DAY 2 (saturday) 5.00 am meet in the hotel reception where you will be transferred for your domestic flight to Cayo Largo (40 min flight). On arrival transfer from the airport to the Sol Cayo Largo Hotel. Free afternoon to relax and enjoy the hotel extensive facilities or the white sandy beach. Overnight accommodation: Sol Cayo Largo Hotel F/B. DAYS 3 TO 8 (sunday to friday) 7.00 am Wake-Up call and breakfast, 7.30 Transfer to the fishing dock (5 min ride), 8.00 Depart with guides for your full days fishing with packed lunch. (Note: You make your own packed lunch at the Sol Cayo Largo Hotel which the hotel will help you prepare and pack). Note: Schedule can be changed according to your preferences and your guide’s suggestions. Overnight accommodation: Sol Cayo Largo Hotel F/B DAY 9 (saturday) Lunchtime transfer back to domestic airport for your return flight back to Havana. On arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight accommodation: Parque Central Hotel in Havana B/B DAY 10 (sunday) Subject to your flight time, arrange an airport transfer with the hotel reception back to Havana airport. Depart HAVANA. DAY 11 (monday) Arrive London.

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, transfers, accommodation, guided fishing, packed lunch whilst fishing and fishing licences. Flight Route and flight time UK - Havana (approx 9.5 hrs) Havana - Cayo Largo (approx 40 mins) Transfer Time Havana airport - Parque Central Hotel (approx 30 mins) Cayo Largo airport - Sol Cayo Largo Hotel (approx 5 mins).

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Fishing Methods Saltwater Fly Fishing Species to Catch Bonefish, Permit, Tarpon


Saltwater

TOUR REFERENCE: CUB004

Saltwater Fly Fishing Isle of Youth Cuba This flat’s fishing for huge tarpon is beyond your wildest dreams!

The Isle of Youth (Isla de la Juventud) lays 100km off the coast of mainland Cuba, nearly straight south of Havana. It is a large island, 2200 sq. km, about fifty miles across, and somewhat round in shape.

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The Oceanside flats to the south offer wonderful wade fishing opportunities on hard sand bottom. The bonefish seem to average 3-5 pounds but occasionally larger fish are seen and taken, right up to 10 pounds. Permit are also found on selected flats both on the “inside” and on the “outside” flats, most fish are in the 15-25 lb class. Mutton Snapper and Cubera Snapper are very common in all of the larger channels that run through the island system. Many Mutton snapper over ten pounds get caught on fly, right up to 15 pounds –world record size! Nearly everyone catches a big Mutton or two when fishing for Tarpon in the channels. Jack Crevalle is also common, both in the channels and out on the flats.

HOTEL RANCHO ITINERARY DAY 1 (friday) Flights are available from Virgin, Iberia and Air France, Arrive HAVANA (HAV). On arrival you will walk through the terminal building where outside our representive’s will be waiting, to greet you. They will then transfer you to the Parque Central Hotel in Havana. (Note: The transfer is not included and payable locally). Rest of the evening is yours to either relax or explore Havana’s many clubs and bars. Overnight accommodation: Parque Central Hotel in Havana B/B

The island system to the North has many larger channels where there is a resident population of good sized Tarpon, with many fish in the 50-80 pound class. Later in the spring and summer Tarpon up to 150 lb have been caught. Snook and Bonefish are found in substantial numbers in these same waters. Although the Snook are more elusive, our guides have found many good spots to fish along the mangrove lined shorelines, often over white sand bottom. The average Snook are in the 18-25 inch range, but many fish in the 30-40 inch class have been taken by fly fishing. Bonefish are plentiful everywhere it seems, especially in the many shallow lagoons throughout the islands.

The below itinerary is only a suggested one, as there are indirect flights departing from the UK everyday. We also havedirect flights departing Thursday and Monday with Virgin. Therefore should you wish to extend your stay with more time in Cuba, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. Please note: the fishing is sold in set weeks with set start and finish days making it not viable for shorter trips.

DAY 2 (saturday) Early wake up and meet in the hotel reception where you will be transferred for your domestic flight to the lsle of Youth (25 min flight). On arrival transfer from the airport to the Hotel Rancho. Overnight accommodation: Hotel Rancho F/B DAYS 3 TO 8 (sunday to friday) 7.00 am Wake-Up call and breakfast, 7.30 Transfer to the fishing dock (15 min ride), 8.00 Depart with guides for your full days fishing with packed lunch. Note: Schedule can be changed according to your preferences and your guides suggestions. Overnight accommodation: Hotel Rancho F/B. DAY 9 (saturday) Lunchtime transfer back to domestic airport for your return flight back to Havana. On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight accommodation: Parque Central Hotel in Havana B/B. DAY 10 (sunday) Subject to your flight time, arrange an airport transfer with the hotel reception back to Havana airport. Depart HAVANA (HAV). DAY 11 (monday) Arrive London.

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, accommodation, guided fishing, packed lunch whilst fishing and fishing licenses. Flight Route and flight time UK - Havana (approx 9.5 hrs) Havana - Isle of Youth (approx 25 mins)

Fishing Methods Saltwater Fly Fishing Species to Catch Bonefish, Permit, Tarpon

Transfer Time Havana airport - Parque Central Hotel (approx 30 mins) Isle of Youth airport - Rancho Hotel (approx 20 mins).

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Saltwater

TOUR REFERENCE: CUB001

Fly Fishing Jardines De La Reina CUBA Named the Queen’s Gardens by Christopher Columbus.

The Jardines de la Reina is major chain of islands off Cuba’s South-eastern Coast, which is 125 miles long - very similar in distance and size to the Florida Keys. The area of the JDR that we fish is approximately 2600 square miles, a vast offshore wilderness, where you will never see another angler most days, other than people in your own group. Our live aboard houseboat, Tortuga, takes up to 14 anglers, utilizing 7 skiffs. Fishing this huge area, is roughly equivalent to the Florida Keys from Key Largo to Key West, a distance of 90 miles, with an average of only 7 skiffs on the water each day! Many of the good flats are fished only once every couple of weeks, and there are areas of the JDR that have still never been fished by sport fishermen! With this much water to fish, the guides are able to spread the fishing pressure around so that the fish remain quite easy to catch in comparison to more heavily fished destinations. You will talk with your guide the evening before and plan on what you would like to do the following day. This is often dependant on the weather, the tides, and what fish the anglers prefer to target that day. With such a huge amount of water available, it is easy to spread all the anglers out in the fishing area where everyone will be in superb water. There are no restrictions on where you can go or what you can fish for. Your fishing day in the Jardines de la Reina is completely flexible. Often the guides will run back to the “mother ship” for a nice lunch and a chance to relax and then go out and fish until close to dark.

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SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary is only a suggested one, as there are indirect flights departing from the UK everyday. We also have direct flights departing the UK every Thursday and Monday. Therefore should you wish to extend your stay with more time in Cuba, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. Please note: the fishing is sold in set weeks with set start and finish days making it not viable for shorter trips. DAY 1 (friday) Flights are available from Virgin, Iberia and Air France. Arrive HAVANA (HAV). On arrival you will walk through the terminal building where outside our representive’s will be waiting to greet you. They will then transfer you to the Parque Central Hotel in Havana. (Note: The transfer is not included and payable locally). Rest of the evening is yours to either relax or explore Havana’s many clubs and bars. Overnight accommodation: Parque Central Hotel in Havana B/B. DAY 2 (saturday) 4.00 am meet in the hotel lobby for your transfer to Jardines de la Reina at Jucaro Port. 10.00 am Ferry transfer out to where the Tortuga is moored. After some refreshing drinks and after you have unpacked its time to leave for a full afternoons fishing. Overnight accommodation: Accommodation of your choice F/B. DAYS 3 to7 (sunday to thursday) 7.00 am Wake-Up call, 7.30 Breakfast, 8.00 Depart with guides for your full days fishing, Note: Schedule can be changed according to your preferences and your guides suggestions. Overnight accommodation: Accommodation of your choice F/B DAY 8 (friday) Morning fishing with guide. Lunchtime transfer back to Jucaro Port and then transfer back to Havana. Approximate arrival time back in Havana 8.30 pm. Overnight accommodation: Parque Central Hotel in Havana B/B. DAY 9 (saturday) Subject to your flight time, arrange an airport transfer with the hotel reception back to Havana airport. Depart HAVANA (HAV). DAY 10 (sunday) Arrive London.

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, accommodation, guided fishing, packed lunch whilst fishing and fishing licenses. Flight Route and flight time UK - Havana (approx 9.5 hrs) Transfer Time Havana airport - Parque Central Hotel (approx 30 mins) Parque Central Hotel - Jardines De La Reina (approx 5 hrs)

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Fishing Methods Saltwater Fly Fishing Species to Catch Bonefish, Permit, Tarpon


Saltwater

TOUR REFERENCE: CUB011

Casa Batida Santa Maria CUBA The fishing for Tarpon in Cuba has long been reputed as being some of the best anywhere in the world. The opportunities to experience the very best sight fishing for mature adult Tarpon has now got even better. If you want to experience the full might of the most powerful fish on the flats, live in total comfort at the 5 star Hotel Sol Melia Santa Maria and travel knowing that the lodge will have a complete range of the latest saltwater fly fishing gear for you to borrow free of charge then look no further than our new Cuba Destination Casa Batida Santa Maria. All located on Cayo Santa Maria, which is 4 hrs drive East from Havana and on the North coast of Cuba. The waters surrounding the fishing area consist of a beautiful collection of islands and cays with mangroves, flats and channels and the typically crystal clear waters that make this area so special. To the North are the Bahamas and the blue water channel which separates Cuba from the southern tip of the Bahamas. The area we know fish has recently been declared a biosphere reserve by UNESCO. The area is exceptionally beautiful and has all the attributes for fantastic angling with channels, mangroves, flats and most importantly exceptional fly-fishing for Tarpon. With brand new Carolina Sea Chaser Skiffs with 60hp outboard engines, equipped with holders for fly and spinning rods, a cooler for drinks and lunch, life jackets, first aid kit, and radios. Most of the fly fishing guides have a significant amount of experience having previously worked at Cayo Largo under the former owner, Fabrizzio. As a result all the guides have excellent skiff handling skills and a working knowledge of English.

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The below itinerary is only a suggested one, as there are indirect flights departing from the UK everyday. We also havedirect flights departing the UK every Thursday and Monday. Therefore should you wish to extend your stay with more time in Cuba, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 (friday) Flights are available from Virgin, Iberia and Air France. Arrive HAVANA (HAV). On arrival walk of the plane where our representative’s will be waiting to greet you with our VIP service. They will then escort you through immigration via the VIP channel. You will then be escorted to the private lounge while they go and collect all your luggage for you. They will then transfer you to the Melia Cohiba Hotel in Havana. In the evening our fishing manager will come meet you at the hotel and take you for a welcome dinner and to discuss your coming weeks fishing. Overnight accommodation: Melia Cohiba Hotel in Havana B/B DAY 2 (saturday) At the pre arranged time meet in the hotel lobby for your transfer to the local airport and your connecting flight to Cayo Santa Maria. On arrival at Cayo Santa Maria you will be transferred to your hotel. Our onsite manager Mauro will be there to greet you and explain the rest of the operation. At around 3pm you will be picked up and taken to the local marina to meet the guides and set up all your tackle for the coming days ahead. Overnight accommodation: Melia Las Dunas All Inclusive DAYS 3 to 8 (sunday to friday) 6.00 am take breakfast at the 24hr bar, this is also where you will pick up your packed lunches from. 6.30 Depart to marina fish all day with your guides until around 3-4pm, Note: Schedule can be changed according to your preferences and your guides suggestions. Overnight accommodation: Melia Las Dunas All Inclusive. DAY 9 (saturday) Morning free to relax. Around 1pm you will then be transferred back to Havana international airport for your flight home (Transfer time approx 5hrs). Depart HAVANA (HAV). DAY 10 (sunday) Arrive London AM

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, accommodation, guided fishing, packed lunch whilst fishing and fishing licenses. Flight Route and flight time UK - Havana (approx 9.5 hrs) Havana - Santa Maria (approx 40 mins)

Fishing Methods Saltwater Fly Fishing, Spinning, Bait Fishing Species to Catch Bonefish, Permit, Tarpon

Transfer Time Havana airport - Melia Cohiba Hotel (approx 30 mins) Santa Maria airport - Melia Cohiba Hotel (approx 15 mins) Melia Las Dunas - Melia Cohiba Hotel by road (approx 5 hrs)

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SALTWATER

TOUR REFERENCE: CUB014

Cayo Romano Fly Fishing CUBA Located on the north shore of the eastern province of Camaguey, the Cayo Romano/Cruz fishery is an enormous system of flats, lagoons and pristine estuaries. Located in Jardines del Rey, commercial fishing within this designated area is strictly forbidden and rigorously enforced by the Cuban Government. The designated sport fish only area is 366 square kilometers in size, meaning that on the average day, each skiff has over 50 square kilometers to itself. The fishing area is virtually untouched and represents one of the cleanest and most biologically diverse ecosystems we’ve ever fished. The first thing that guests need to know about when considering this location, aside from the exceptional flats fishing that is found here, is that this is a new fishery still very much in its infancy. It has only been in operation for two years and has not seen many clients, particularly when compared to other locations in the Caribbean that offer this quality of fishing. Nowhere does this become more apparent than with the guides who work this location. The guides are hard working and eager to learn but they are very green and are learning on the job. There are no veteran guides here with decades of experience. The senior guides have at most 2 years of experience and this can at times be challenging to deal with, particularly for some of our more experienced anglers who have fished all over the world with us. However, if you are prepared to be patient while the guides develop, what you will find is a virtually untouched flats oasis, absolutely teaming with fish and wildlife. The boats depart from Cayo Cruz each morning and depending on the guide rotation that day, you may be heading to any number of areas to spend the day.

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SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary is only a suggested one, as there are indirect flights departing from the UK everyday. We also have direct flights departing the UK every Thursday and Monday. Therefore should you wish to extend your stay with more time in Cuba, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. Please note: the fishing is sold in set weeks with set start and finish days making it not viable for shorter trips. Note: with this location we can also extend your stay with additional fishing days. DAY 1 Flights are available from Virgin, Iberia and Air France. Arrive HAVANA (HAV). On arrival you will walk through the terminal building where outside our representative’s will be waiting to greet you. They will then transfer you to the Hotel Oasis Panorama in Havana. (Note: The transfer is not included and payable locally). Rest of the evening is yours to either relax or explore Havana’s many clubs and bars. Overnight accommodation: Hotel Oasis Panorama in Havana B/B DAY 2 In the morning meet in the hotel lobby for your transfer to the domestic airport and your flights to Cayo Coco. Depart Havana, Arrive Cayo Coco. On arrival you will be transferred to the Casona de Romano hotel. Overnight accommodation: Casona de Romano hotel F/B DAYS 3 to 7 7.00 am Wake-Up call 7.30 breakfast 8.00 Depart with guides for your full days fishing Note: Schedule can be changed according to your preferences and your guides suggestions. Overnight accommodation: Casona de Romano Hotel F/B. DAY 8 Check out of your hotel and transfer back to Cayo Coco airport, Depart Cayo Coco. Arrive Havana, Depart HAVANA (HAV). DAY 9 Arrive London.

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, accommodation, guided fishing, packed lunch whilst fishing and fishing licenses. Flight Route and flight time UK - Havana (approx 9.5 hrs) Transfer Time Havana airport - Hotel Oasis Panorama (approx 45 mins) Hotel Oasis Panorama - Cayo Romana (approx 90 mins)

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FISHING METHODS Saltwater Fly Fishing Species TO CATCH Bonefish, Permit, Tarpon


Saltwater TOUR REFERENCE: FLO002

saltwater fly Fishing Florida Keys The ultimate challenge is catching a large Tarpon on the fly and with our guides, many of our clients have risen to this challenge with Tarpon well over 180lb. Have you ever fancied one of the greatest challenges for a fly angler? The thrill and excitement of catching Tarpon over 100lb on the fly has to be experienced to be believed. Watch these fish flash at surface poppers as they skip the surface. Tarpon are truly one of the most magnificent fish that occupy the waters of the Florida Keys. (Fishing is by poling along shallow water flats in search of cruising or laid up fish, and casting small crabs, shrimp or bait pattern flies. This is truly the art of stalking and sight fishing.) You will be fishing depth ranges from 2 feet to 11 feet of water and it is not uncommon to see a shoal of Tarpon containing numbers of 50 to 100 fish. Just remember how to cast when a fish of well over 100lb is in front of you. Picture yourself standing on the casting platform of a twenty-foot skiff just ten minutes out from the dock, (your guide is poling you along shallow water flats in search of cruising or laid up fish.) This is truly the art of stalking and sight fishing. Gazing ahead in to a mirrored sea and sky that seem to meet together as one, it is not difficult to sense that special kind of tranquillity that only the Florida Keys can produce. Other fishing methods available are; drifting live baits suspended beneath poly balls with the current in deep channels. This is a deadly method, which see’s explosive takes as the tarpon engulfs your mullet and the battle begins. At the other end of the scale, you will be able to free line swimmer crabs whilst drifting in the boat.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY Although the fishing has set weeks, we have daily flights departing from the UK with British Airways, therefore should you wish to either extend your stay with additional days at the beginning or end in the Florida Keys, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 Depart London (Heathrow) with British Airways. Arrive Miami. You will then be met at the airport by our holiday representative who will then transfer you down to the Florida Keys in a private car. Once you have arrived at your hotel and you have had time to unpack, you will need to contact your fishing guide to let him know you have arrived and for him to arrange a time to pick you up the following morning for your first days fishing. Overnight accommodation: Coral Bay Resort S/C DAY 2 to 6 In the morning you will be picked up by your fishing guide for a full days fishing targeting species of your choice. Overnight accommodation: Coral Bay Resort S/C DAY At around lunchtime you will be picked up by our holiday representative and transferred back Miami airport in preparation for your return flight back to the UK. Depart Miami International airport with British Airways DAY 8 Arrive London (Heathrow).

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes International return flights, Airport transfers, 5 days full fishing as indicated on itinerary, 7 nights accommodation at Coral Bay resort S/C Flight Route and flight time UK - Miami (approx 9hrs) Transfer Time Miami airport - Coral Bay Resort (approx 2 hours)

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Fishing Methods Fly Fishing, Lure Fishing, Trolling, Dead Bait and Live bait Fishing. Species to Catch Bonefish, Permit, Tarpon, Goliath Grouper, Jack Crevalle, Lemon Shark, Tiger Shark, Hammerhead Shark, Snook.

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TOUR REFERENCE: MEX112

Holbox Flyfishing & Adventure Lodge MEXICO We are really please to offer Mexico’s Holbox Fly Fishing Lodge which is the newest Giant and Baby Tarpon fly fishing resort in the clear waters near Cancun. All saltwater fly fishermen will have listened to the stories of giant Tarpon that readily eat your flies in the open ocean just off the Isla of Holbox. This small island located on the northeastern point of the Yucatan Peninsula, just 2.5 hours from Cancun, provides anglers’ looking for a unique fishery with world-class opportunities at large migratory tarpon and one of the best baby tarpon fisheries anywhere all you are looking for. Although there are other species to be found in the waters of Holbox, it is the tarpon that is the true star here. May to September large schools of adult fish congregate in the open waters just off the island. Fishing with your guide who will maneuver the boat to intercept the tarpon and allow you to present your fly. If the fish manage to resist, your guide will allow them to pass and then repeat the process, giving you multiple shots. It is possible to see several schools and hundreds of fish each day. Holbox also offers extremely productive baby tarpon fishing for anglers who wish to take advantage of the faster pace and acrobatic battle of smaller fish that rang between 5 and 25 pounds. Just imagine all this great All Season fishing, combined with the total contrast to the over development and commercialism of Cancun and Cozumel. There are no cars, streets are made of soft beach sand, and your accommodation is in a beach style but still offering the utmost of high standards. Our lodge manager, will mix your favorite drink while you settle into the lodge. He will explain in detail your schedule and you will learn about the weather, fishing, wake ups, guides, meals, happy hour and all the other things that will allow you to settle in as quickly as possible. Please expect to be pampered!

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SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary is only a suggested one, there are flights everyday, so if you wish to shorten your stay or add additional time either at the lodge or time in Cancun we can tailor your itinerary to suit. DAY 1 Depart HEATHROW (LHR), Arrive NEWARK (EWR), Depart NEWARK (EWR), Arrive CANCUN (CUN). On arrival and once you have cleared customs walk out the terminal building and take a taxi to your hotel in Cancun. Overnight accommodation: Cancun Hotel B/B. DAY 2 At 10:00 our representative will pick you up from your hotel to transfer via private air conditioned minibus to the lodge. The drive will take you through the jungle of the Yucatan to the island of Holbox. At the village of Chiquila you will board a private boat for the thirty minute ride to the beach in front of your home for the next few days. On arrival the manager will meet you on the beach and welcome you to the island and the lodge. The rest of the day is free to relax or explore the white sandy beach. Overnight accommodation: Holbox Fly Fishing Lodge H/B. DAYS 3 to 8 Luciano the lodge manager, will waken you early with a fresh cup of brewed coffee at your door. You can have a continental breakfast or eat on the boat to get an earlier start. You will then spend the rest of the day chasing large pods of tarpon. You will return mid afternoon after a good 8 hours fishing. Note: It is better to get an early start as the prevailing winds build in strength in the late afternoons. On your return to the lodge there is a golf cart available for a couple hours of island exploration or you may just simply choose to lounge on the beach at the waters edge for a cold drink as you watch the sun drop into the Gulf. During happy hour beverages and hors d’oeuvres you discuss the day’s activity with your fishing guide and plan the schedule for the following morning. Overnight accommodation: Holbox Fly Fishing Lodge H/B DAY 9 After a nice leisurely start to the morning and a full breakfast our representatives will again transport you back to either Cancun airport or your Cancun Hotel via boat and air conditioned minibus. Depart CANCUN (CUN), Arrive NEWARK (EWR), Depart NEWARK (EWR). DAY 10 Arrive HEATHROW (LHR).

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes International Flights, Transfers, Accommodation Cancun, Accommodation fly fishing lodge, Guided fishing, breakfst & packed lunch whilst fishing, fishing licences. Flight Route and flight time UK - Cancun (approx 12 hrs) Transfer Time Cancun Hotel - Chiquila (3 hours by van) Chiquila - Fly fishing Lodge (20 Mins by boat)

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Fishing Methods Saltwater Fly Fishing Species to Catch Tarpon, Permit, Snook, Bonefish


Saltwater

TOUR REFERENCE: MEX008

Fly Fishing Ascension Bay Mexico Ascension Bay is located to the southwest of Punta Allen about 32 miles south of Tulum and in the heart of the Sian Ka’an Biosphere. It is without a doubt the finest place in North America to achieve a Grand Slam, or if you’re lucky, a Super Slam. You will be fishing the shallow flats surrounding Islas Tres Marias and Cayo Culebra, waters so beautiful that the surroundings defy description. You will be wade fishing in ankle deep, crystal clear water that covers a firm, white sand base. You will have endless opportunities to cast to tailing Bonefish and Permit. While fishing the mangroves that surround the islands shorelines, you will cast to waiting Snook and cruising Bonefish and Tarpon. We have picked Casa Blanca as our main base and resort one reason is the area surrounding Casa Blanca is wild, virtually uninhabited and extraordinarily beautiful. There are miles of shallow bays, secluded mangrove-rimmed lagoons, white sand beaches, and dense coastal jungle. Bonefish fishing is conducted amongst the mangroves and sand flats, although not a destination to catch big Bonefish the fish at Casa Blanca tend to be bigger than average for Yucatán Peninsula due to its closeness to the ocean. The Tarpon fishing is mainly for residential Tarpon and therefore do not get much above 60lb, also even though there are plenty of Tarpon to cast to when trying to complete a grand slam, we would not want to consider this a primarily Tarpon destination. However if you are looking for a destination with more Bonefish and Permit than you can throw a stick at you need to look no further.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary is only a suggested one, there are flights everyday however change over days at the lodge are always Saturday to Saturday. DAY 1 (friday) Depart HEATHROW (LHR). Arrive NEWARK (EWR). Depart NEWARK (EWR). Arrive CANCUN (CUN) On arrival and once you have cleared customs walk out the terminal building and take a taxi to your hotel in Cancun. In the evening you will be contacted at your hotel by our Casa Blanca representative who will inform you of what time to make your way to the internal airport (General Aviation Terminal) to catch your charter plane to the lodge. Overnight accommodation: Cancun Hotel B/B DAY 2 (saturday) At the pre agreed time please make your way to the internal airport (General Aviation Terminal) to catch your charter plane to the lodge. Depart CANCUN (General Aviation Terminal). Arrive CASA BLANCA LODGE AIRSTRIP. On arrival our staff will be there to meet and greet you, they will then transfer you to the lodge by a short 3 min boat ride.The rest of the day is free, although there is no guiding on change over days, you are free to set up your tackle and go fish and wade the adjacent flats to the lodge. Overnight accommodation: Casa Blanca Lodge F/B DAYS 3 to8 (sunday to friday) 6.30 am take breakfast. 7.30 Depart to fish all day with your guides until around 3-4pm. Note: Schedule can be changed according to your preferences and your guides suggestions. Overnight accommodation: Casa Blanca Lodge F/B DAY 9 (saturday) Each departure day is scheduled differently depending on guests’ airline departure times. Generally, you will depart the lodge in the morning. Your schedule will be posted the evening before you depart for your convenience. Depart CASA BLANCA LODGE AIRSTRIP. Arrive CANCUN (General Aviation Terminal). On arrival catch a taxi just 4 blocks to the international terminal Depart CANCUN (CUN). Arrive NEWARK (EWR). Depart NEWARK (EWR). DAY 10 (sunday) Arrive HEATHROW (LHR).

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes International Flights, Internal Flight, Transfers, accommodation, guided fishing, packed lunch whilst fishing and fishing licences. Flight Route and flight time UK - Cancun (approx 12 hrs) Cancun - Casa Blanca (approx 50 mins)

Fishing Methods Saltwater Fly Fishing. Species to Catch Bonefish, Permit, Tarpon.

Transfer Time Casa Blanca Airstrip - Casa Blanca Lodge

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TOUR REFERENCE: MAL001

Atoll X Maldives This trip is the perfect adventure for any passionate angler whether you are a saltwater fly fishing addict or prefer to fish with spinning gear. For anyone who has ever been on holiday to the Maldives you will already know that wading and fishing on islands in the Maldives and adjacent flats is prohibited and it is generally impossible to fish on inhabited islands unless you have the personal permission from owners which is unlikely. Well not anymore for with our new partners we have come up with presently the ONLY fully equipped Live-Aboard Fishing Trips with top of the range fishing tackle. We fish an area of over 4.500 km² of coral reef, flats and lagoons with over 300 km outer reef rim. This area is 30 times larger than Cosmoledo, 470 times the size of Astove, 20 times larger than the Aldabra Atoll in the Seychelles and 13 times the size of Christmas Island (Kirimati) in the Central Pacific. As far as the flats are concerned, especially when wading, we do NOT fish the clock. We take you out to the remotest areas in the liquid world of the Maldives Atolls. There are spectacular reefs, lagoons and hard packed sand flats just waiting for you. The focus is on battling hard fighting Bluefin and Giant Trevally’s on spinning gear and on the fly.You will be fishing a mixture from boats on foot, wading on the most beautiful sand flats that extend to the horizon... sight casting to huge Trevally’s! Limited to a few weeks per year with only a day or two in each area, before we move on there is completely No fishing pressure! We don‘t leave tracks and we do not disclose our fishing spots. This is the secret of the outstanding quality of our fishing trips to Atoll X. Come join us on one of our trips or alternatively we can put your own group package together.

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SUGGESTED ITINERARY Although this itinerary is based on 6 days fishing we can extend this itinerary to suite, plus we can also add additional time in Male or other atolls at either the beginning or end of your itinerary to allow you to see and explore the tourist resorts of the Maldives.. DAY 1 Depart London (Heathrow), Arrive Dubai, Depart Dubai, Arrive Male. Transfer to hotel by water or land taxi. (Note transfers not included) Overnight accommodation: Male Hotel B/B. DAY 2 In the morning our representative will pick you up at your accommodation, depending on your trip schedule, they will either guide you to the Domestic Flight Terminal for your water plane or domestic flight, or, transferred to our mother ship if your trip is scheduled to board in Male. If your schedule includes a domestic/water plane flight it will take between 20 minutes and 2 hours, according to flight distance from Male. On arrival we will then escort you to the mother ship. After a welcome drink we will make you familiar with the crew, on board life, safety aspects and the fishing. Depending on the time of day you will have a first fishing session. Overnight accommodation: Hariyana One F/B. DAYS 3 to 8 The next six days offer the opportunity of almost 24 hours of fishing per day, yet the typical schedule starts with breakfast around 6:00 am and a morning fishing session from 7:00 am Lunch can either be served on board - under the shade on the front deck or inside the air-conditioned dining room - or, as a lunch package on the dinghy if you are on a flats-fishing session and want to stay out on the water. A second fishing session usually starts at 2:00pm and ends at 5:30pm in order to reach a safe anchorage before dusk. When fishing from the mother ship you will be served snacks along with tea and coffee around 4:00 pm Dinner is served around 7:30 pm Night Fishing (jigging or natural bait) is usually best from 8:00 through 11:00 pm which brings us to approximately 12 hours of fishing per day. Overnight accommodation: Hariyana One (Single Room) F/B. DAY 9 Transfer to local airport or water plane. On arrival in Male our representative who will then transfer you to your hotel by water or land taxi. (Note transfers not included). Overnight accommodation: Male Hotel B/B. DAY 9 Subject to you flight departure time, take a taxi back to Male international airport for your return flights. Depart Male, Arrive Dubai, Depart Dubai, Arrive London (Heathrow).

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes International return flights, Accommodation in Male, Internal flights, Onboard single accommodation in individually controlled air conditioned cabin, Maldivian bed tax, Daily fishing. Spinning, jigging and trolling equipment, Crew of licensed captain, mate, deckhand, cook, fishing guide. Flight Route and flight time UK - Dubai (approx 6hrs) Dubai - Male (approx 4hrs) Male - Mothership (approx 25mins to 2hrs)

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Transfer Time Male Airport - Male Hotel (approx 10 mins)  Fishing Methods Fly Fishing, Lure Fishing, Trolling, Dead Bait and Live bait Fishing. Species to Catch Giant Trevally’s, Bluefin Trevally’s


SALTWATER

TOUR REFERENCE: MAU001

St Brandon’s Mauritius It is with great pleasure to once again be working with our partners FlyCastaway for this pristine Indian Ocean flats destination. If wading and sight casting to double figure Bonefish on powder white sand flats or hunting monster GT’S is your thing, then look no further. St Brandon’s is a group of over 50 small islands, situated 268 nautical miles north-east of Mauritius’s main island. The exclusive deal with the local authorities now allows for use of the luxurious MY Gryphon live aboard accessing these remote areas. This will most certainly be the most spectacular Bonefish fishing you will ever encounter as on most tides anglers can expect to see shoals of Bonefish as well as enormous singles and doubles. On a recent exploratory trip Bonefish of up to 87cm fork length and weighing 15lbs were landed. This fishery is also extremely well balanced and offers anglers a variety of species to choose from as there is plenty of IndoPacific Permit, a host of Trevally species including Bluefin, Golden, Yellow Dot, Green Spot and Giant Trevally of over 100lbs in weight. Gryphon is 96 ft yacht with a large indoor & outdoor living area, plus a fully rigged fishing aft deck. Designed to accommodate up to 8 anglers 3 or 4 guides, as well as a crew of 4 who cater for your every need. It is very comfortable and the perfect base with which to explore St Brandon’s in luxury. If big Bonefish are your thing then St Brandon’s must be added to your shortlist of destinations never to be forgotten.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary is a set itinerary due to the fishing program being set. However you can extend your stay in Mauritius if required as there are flights going from/to the UK most days. DAY 1 Depart GATWICK AIRPORT (LGW). DAY 2 Arrive MAURITIUS (MRU). Transfer to the Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel Port Louis. Overnight Accommodation: Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel B/B. DAY 3 Transfer you to the MV Gryphon’s mooring (La Marina du Caudan, Caudan Waterfront, Port Louis). Once all the guests have settled into their cabins the fully rigged and stocked Gryphon leaves in a north-easterly direction along the Mascarene ridge on a 24 hour motor for St Brandon’s. Overnight Accommodation: MV Gryphon F/B DAY 4 Arrive at St Brandon’s by mid morning and start fishing. Overnight Accommodation: MV Gryphon F/B. DAYS 5 to 10 Typically you will be up early and after a quick breakfast head out to the flats to fish the first tide. You generally stay out on the flats for the whole day taking wholesome and tasty packed lunches with you when leaving the boat in the morning. Overnight Accommodation: MV Gryphon F/B. DAY 11 The MY Gryphon will start to make the 24hr journey back to Port Louis. Overnight Accommodation: MV Gryphon F/B. DAY 12 You will arrive back at MV Gryphon’s mooring (La Marina du Caudan, Caudan Waterfront, Port Louis) at mid day. On arrival our representative will be waiting to transfer you back to the international Airport and your return flights home. Depart MAURITIUS (MRU). DAY 13 Arrive GATWICK AIRPORT (LGW).

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes All flights, Private Transfers, Accommodation in Port Louis, Full board and accommodation on board the MY Gryphon for nine nights based on two people sharing an ensuite bedroom, Six and half days fully guided fishing, Fishing licenses, Tender boats & fuel Soft drinks, water & local beers.

Louis (approx 45 mins)  Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel Port Louis MY Gryphon (approx 5 mins)  other activitiesthe Salto Grande Dam (approx 1 hour)

Flight Route and flight time UK – Mauritius 13hrs

Fishing Methods Satwater Fly Fishing, Trolling

Transfer Time Mauritius Airport – Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel Port

Species to Catch Bonefish, Golden Trevally, Giant Trevally

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saltwater TOUR REFERENCE: SEY001

Farquhar Lodge Seychelles A true paradise where one can wade and sight fish to an impressive variety of species... ...such as, Bonefish, various Trevally species including the ferocious trophy sized Giant Trevally, the finicky Indo-Pacific Permit, Triggerfish, Barracuda Bumphead Parrotfish and Milkfish. Farquhar is certainly best known for the sheer diversity of species it offers anglers fortunate enough to visit her shores, so if stalking Bonefish in skinny water, throwing crab flies at the colourful and charismatic tailing Triggerfish or holding your nerve as a large GT charges in at your fly interests you ….well then Farquhar is certainly the venue for you. The deep water begins very close to shore and spending some time tussling with some of the monsters which prowl the deep blue is certainly a very exciting and rewarding bonus. Here the most common species encountered are Giant Trevally, Barracuda, Wahoo, Yellowfin Tuna, Dogtooth Tuna, Grouper, Bohar Snapper and Sailfish. all of which are guaranteed to show your backing the light of day! During your stay will have the use of 17.3 ft skiffs, each of which carries a single 90 HP 2-Stroke Yamaha engine. These boats have been specifically designed and fitted to fish both the flats and offshore waters of the Seychelles in comfort and safety, plus each boat is driven by our guides.These boats have a draft of approximately 9 inches allowing us to access some extremely shallow areas of the atoll; however the main attraction still lies in wading the flats. Accommodation on Farquhar takes the form of a basic but comfortable guesthouse which caters for eight to ten anglers at one time.

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The below itinerary is a set itinerary due to the fishing program being set. However you can extend your stay Mahe if required as there are flights going from/to the UK everyday. DAY 1 (monday) Depart HEATHROW AIRPORT (LHR) (E)  DAY 2 (tuesday) Arrive DUBAI (DXB). Depart DUBAI (DXB). Arrive VICTROIA MAHE (SEZ). On Arrival catch a taxi transfer (4.5 miles) to the Le Relax Hotel and Restaurant B/B. Overnight Accommodation: Le Relax Hotel and Restaurant B/B. DAY 3 (wednesday) Take a taxi back to the IDC Hanger (Address: Pointe Larue, Mahe - 10 min drive North from the International Airport). Plan to arrive 1 hour before departure. A representative from the IDC will be there to meet you and weigh your luggage (each guest allocated a max of 40 lbs total luggage for the charter flight). Depart MAHE. Arrive FARQUHAR (1 hour 45 min charter flight). On arrival you will be transferred to the lodge, which will be your home and base for the week’s fishing. Once everyone has settled into the guesthouse there will be a briefing from the head guide on the fishing at Farquhar. The guides will then help you get all your tackle rigged for the following day’s fishing excursions. If there is still time, guests are more than welcome to fish some areas close to the lodge before sunset, whilst the guides prepare the boats for the following 6 days fishing. Overnight Accommodation: Fishing Lodge F/B. DAYS 4 to 9 (thursday to tuesday) You will spend the next 6 days fishing, typically you will be up early and after a quick breakfast head out to the flats to fish the first tide, (around 7:45 – 8:00am). We generally stay out on the flats for the whole day taking packed lunches with us when we leave the lodge in the morning. The following day’s activities and schedule will be planned the night before between the guides and the clients, taking into account the tidal movements and the species anglers wish to target. Overnight Accommodation: Fishing Lodge F/B. DAY 10 (wednesday) The flight from Farquhar to Mahe usually departs at around 11am.. Depart FARQUHAR (times to be confirmed by charter company). Arrive MAHE. On Arrival catch a taxi transfer (4.5 miles) to the Le Relax Hotel and Restaurant B/B. Overnight Accommodation: Le Relax Hotel and Restaurant B/B DAY 11 (thursday) In the morning take a taxi back to the international airport for your return flights back to the UK. Depart VICTROIA MAHE (SEZ). Arrive DUBAI (DXB). Depart DUBAI (DXB). Arrive HEATHROW AIRPORT (LHR). 

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes All flights, Accommodation on Mahe (Twin rooms), 7 nights accommodation on Farquhar (Twin rooms), All Meals, soft drinks & mineral water on Farquhar, Landing Fees, 6 days full guiding. Flight Route and flight time UK – Dubai (approx 6hrs). Dubai – Victoria Mahe (approx 4.5hrs). Victoria Mahe – Farquhar (approx 1.4hrs).  Transfer Time Farquhar – Fishing Lodge (approx 15 mins) 

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Fishing Methods Saltwater Fly Fishing Species to Catch Bonefish, Bluefin Trevally, Giant Trevally, Triggerfish, Bumphead Parrotfish, Milkfish


SALTWATER TOUR REFERENCE: VEN001

Bonefish Fishing Los Roques Venezuela Los Roques Archipelago, which lies 80 miles off Venezuela’s mainland, along the Caribbean Sea, is considered among the best bone fishing places in the World. The Archipelago consists of forty-eight keys or islands; when overlooked from a plane, they look like a string of pearls against the azure blue of the Caribbean. Los Roques has been appointed as a National Park, thus no new building can be constructed on the islands; besides that, long-line fishermen have been forbidden and others kinds of fishing have been restricted. As a result, the amount of fish living there has increased steadily, while other types of game fish have emerged into these protected waters, like big Tarpon in its 80lb. And even 100lb., all of which can be sight cast to by wading or from the boat. Big Permit and enormous snook in 20lb class have also been hooked and released. No matter how one fishes for bonefish, perhaps the most challenging way is to wade the flats, spot tailing fish, creeping slowly within casting distance and then make a presentation, if you have not frightened the fish they will pick up your fly, and within seconds, the angler is hooked to a miniature sized express train. Convecnional tackle anglers may choose to fish within the boat at deeper areas, where huge schools of feeding Bonefish can be found. In those cases, 30 or more fish can be expected in a short period of time. Regardless of their size, Bonefish can strip more line, faster than any other fish of comparable size. We have three 28ft, fibreglass boats fully available for our clients, with state-of-the-art equipment that includes 75HP Yamaha engines, VHF radios (in constant communications with the Main Island), every emergency device for insuring a safe trip, as well as tee-tops to provide some welcome shade.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary is only a suggested one as there are indirect flights departing the UK everyday, via Caracas with British Airways. Should you therefore wish to extend or shorten your stay with more or less time in Venezuela, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 Depart LHR With British Airways Arrive MIAMI (MIA) Depart MIAMI (MIA) With American Airways Arrive CARACAS (CCS) airport On arrival you will be met by our english speaking guide to escort you to your hotel for the first night. Overnight accommodation: Euro building Hotel B/B DAY 2 Transfer to the national airport, fly at 07.30 to Los Roques. Full days guided Bone fishing. Overnight accommodation: Arrecife Lodge F/B DAYS 3 to 7 Full days guided Bone fishing. Overnight accommodation: Arrecife Lodge F/B DAY 8 On your last day you can fish from 7:00 am until 4:00 pm. Depart Los Roques at 5:30 pm to Caracas and transfer to hotel Overnight accommodation: Euro building Hotel B /B DAY 9 Transfer to airport for return journey home. Depart CARACAS (CCS) airport With American Airways Arrive MIAMI (MIA) Depart MIAMI (MIA) With British Airways Arrive CARACAS (CCS) airport DAY 10 Arrive LHR airport

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, accommodation and guided fishing.

Fishing Methods Saltwater Fly Fishing, Spinning

Flight Route and flight time UK - Miami (approx 9 hrs) Miami - Caracas (approx 4 hrs) Caracas - Los Roques (approx 30 mins)

Species to Catch Bonefish

Transfer Time Caracas - Euro Building Hotel (approx 5 mins) Los Roques - Arrecife Lodge (approx 5 mins)

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SALTWATER TOUR REFERENCE: VEN002

Tarpon Fishing Rio Chico Venezuela While some fishermen search the world’s waters for giant Tarpon, those that weigh well over 100 pounds-perhaps even more anglers look for areas where schools of small Tarpon are found. The Tacarigua Lagoon, called Rio Chico, harbours a remarkable Tarpon fishery and houses thousands of scarlet ibis and other bird species. This breathtaking nesting area is near the exit of the lagoon and the small harbour where native guides launch their skiffs. Protected from commercial fishing since the turn of the century and separated from the Atlantic Ocean by a strip-shaped beach and larger lakes. It is because of its richness in small baitfish and other foods, makes this an ideal habitat for small Tarpon and Snook. Most of the Tarpon range from five to ten pounds, so basstype tackle works well and light fly rods. There are also bigger Tarpon, from ten to thirty pounds and occasionally a person hooks a trophy fish of over fifty pounds on light tackle, which turns the challenge from exciting into spectacular. All of the above makes this area and ideal destination for the beginner, presenting you the opportunities not just to cast to fish, but to hook and even land them. If you have never fished for Tarpon or Snook this is an excellent training ground before moving on to other destinations where you may only get 2 or 3 shots at bigger fish each day. New sixteen-feet boats powered by outboard motors, casting platforms, swivel chairs and rod holders, skippered by native guides who will take you to the Tarpon grounds. You typically begin casting the mangrove pockets with a fly or plug. Surface lures will often work, and a strike on top water is a great thrill.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary is only a suggested one as there are indirect flights departing the UK everyday, via Caracas with Iberia. Should you therefore wish to extend or shorten your stay with more or less time in Venezuela, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 Depart London Heathrow (LHR) Arrive Madrid (MAD) Depart Madrid (MAD) Arrive Caracas (CCS) On arrival, you will be escorted to your hotel for the first night. Overnight accommodation: Tamanaco Hotel B/B DAY 2 In the morning you will picked up from your hotel and transferred to Tortuga Lodge by car (Approx 2 hours) Once you have unpacked, go out and enjoy a full day’s guided fishing. Overnight: Accommodation Tortuga Lodge F/B DAYS 3 to 6 Full days guided fishing. Overnight: Accommodation Tortuga Lodge F/B DAY 7 Full days guided fishing. After fishing your guides will transfer you back to Rio Chico airport, Depart Rio Chico (E) Arrive Caracas Again on arrival you will be transferred to the Tamanaco Hotel for your last night. Overnight: Accommodation Tamanaco Hotel B/B DAY 8 Transfer to airport for return journey home. Depart Caracas (CCS) DAY 9 Arrive Madrid (MAD) Depart Madrid (MAD) Arrive London Heathrow (LHR)

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, accommodation and guided fishing.

Fishing Methods Saltwater Fly Fishing, Spinning

Flight Route and flight time UK - Madrid (approx 4 hrs) Madrid - Caracas (approx 9 hrs)

Species to Catch Tarpon

Transfer Time Caracas - Tamanaco Hotel (approx 30 mins) Tamanaco Hotel - Tortuga Lodge (approx 2 hrs)

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TOUR REFERENCE: COS001

Game Fishing Costa rica Come and go wild in Costa Rica with Bill fish and Rooster fish fishing in the Pacific Ocean. Crocodile Bay Resort is Costa Rica’s finest Costa Rica Fishing and Ecotour destination. The resort is situated on 44 acres of lush tropical gardens with 40 air-conditioned rooms in Puerto Jimenez on Costa Rica’s South Pacific Coast (Osa Peninsula).The resort features a top of the line all-inclusive daily menu, swimming pool, hot tub, 5,000 sq foot luxury SPA and a conference centre that accommodates up to 80 people. Rooms include hand carved furniture and many have private Jacuzzi baths. We also offer our own in-house ecotour department to assist you with tours and activities. Our ecotour department is fully staffed and professionally run by Alberto Herrera, Eco Director. Trips include rainforest canopy tours, visits to animal sanctuaries, orchid gardens, surfing lessons, kayaking, rainforest treks, bird watching, dolphin and whale watching. The fishing is divided into two main areas; inshore and offshore with a variety of fishing options such as: live bait, trolling, surface poppers, jigging, and flyfishing. For Inshore the species most sought after is the Roosterfish. 25lb to 50lb fish are very common with fish over 50lb caught each week. Offshore Sailfish are the main target; these fish are available year round and a half dozen are common any day. From November to May the numbers increase and days of 12 fish or more are common. If you ever fancied learning to catch billfish on the fly then due to the sheer numbers of fish raised, this has to be one of the top places anywhere in the world.

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SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary is only a suggested one, we have daily flights departing from the UK with British Airways, therefore should you wish to extend or shorten your stay with either relaxation days or fishing days, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 Depart London (Heathrow) with British Airways, Arrive Miami, Depart Miami with American Airlines, Arrive San Jose The rest of the evening is free for you to relax. Overnight accommodation: Meliá Cariari Hotel B/B. DAY 2 In the morning you will be picked up and taken to the internal airport where you will embark on a 45 minute flight across Costa Rica to our lodge. Upon arrival you will meet and be greeted and transferred to the lodge (transfer approx 5 mins). After breakfast (8 am) you will meet your captain and you will have a full day inshore fishing. Our captains and crew will be happy for you to do as much or as little of the rigging, running lines and hooking of fish as you require. Just make it clear at the beginning of each day what you want to do and fish for. Overnight accommodation: Crocodile Bay Lodge F/B DAY 3 to 5 After breakfast (7 am) you will meet your captain and you will have a full day inshore fishing. Our captains and crew will be happy for you to do as much or as little of the rigging, running lines and hooking of fish as you require. Just make it clear at the beginning of each day what you want to do and fish for. Overnight accommodation: Crocodile Bay Lodge F/B DAY 6 In the morning you will be picked up and returned to the small local airstrip for your return journey to San Jose. You will then meet at the airport and be transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to relax. Overnight accommodation: Meliá Cariari Hotel B/B DAY 7 In the morning you will be picked up for a private transfer to the international airport in preparation for your return flight back to the UK. Depart San Jose with American Airlines. Arrive Miami. Depart Miami with British Airways DAY 8 Arrive London Heathrow

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights international return flights, internal flights, airport transfers, 4 days full fishing as indicated on itinerary, 2 nights accommodation in San Jose B/B, 4 nights accommodation at Crocodile Bay lodge F/B. Flight Route and flight time UK - Miami (approx 9hrs) Miami - San Jose (approx 3 hours) San Jose - Crocodile Bay Lodge (approx 45mins) Transfer Time

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Local airport - Crocodile Bay Resort (approx 5 mins) Fishing Methods Big Game Fishing, Trolling, Surface Poppers, Jigging, Live Baiting and Saltwater Fly Fishing Species to Catch Blue Marlin, Sailfish, Dorado, Yellowfin Tuna, Amberjack, Giant Trevally, Jack Crevalle, Kingfish, Roosterfish


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TOUR REFERENCE: GUT001

Top Sailfish Fishing Guatemala Get all lit up with Guatemala Sailfish.

Guatemala is recognised as the home of the most prolific fishery for Sailfish in the world. Our boats regularly have over 50 shots per day in peak season and you can anticipate 15-25 shots on a “regular” day. Nothing is ever guaranteed in fishing – but this is about as close as you can get if you dream about casting to Sailfish within 20ft of the stern, multiple hookups and constant action. The coastline and ecosystem support vast quantities of bait all year round and warm eddies that hold large pods of sailfish between 2 and 50 miles from port. Guatemala holds many official (and unofficial!) records for Pacific Sailfish. There is also good action for Dorado and Tuna if you want to bring something home for the table in the evening. In addition you may have the opportunity to hook up in to Blue Marlin which are around in considerable numbers during the season. Inshore you may find Roosterfish, Wahoo, Cubera Snapper and Amberjacks big enough to break your arm! Fishing occurs anywhere from 2-50 miles out from the breakwater, although it is more usual to find the fish in what is termed the “pocket” – a deepwater canyon that is 25 miles wide and with drop offs from 1000 ft to 5000 ft. Our packages are all-inclusive; we will take care of you from the moment you land in Guatemala until we return you either to your hotel the evening prior to departure or to the airport on the day of departure. Angling Direct Holidays with our Guatemala partners can offer accommodation alternatives to suit all of our clients’ needs so whether you prefer the luxury and privacy of a villa staff.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary is only a suggested one as there are indirect flights departing from the UK everyday. The tour can therefore be extended to suit your individual needs. DAY 1 Depart HEATHROW AIRPORT (LHR) with CONTINENTAL AIRWAYS (Approx 11:30) Arrive HOUSTON (IAH) (Approx 15:30). Depart HOUSTON (IAH) with CONTINENTAL AIRWAYS (Approx 19:00). Arrive GUATEMALA (GUA) (Approx 21:00). Look out for our English speaking staff, you will then be transferred to the accommodation of your choice. Transfer takes about 1.5 hours, drinks served. Rest of the evening is yours to either relax or explore Guatemala’s clubs and bars. Overnight accommodation: Accommodation of your choice F/B. DAYS 2 TO 5 You will be served a full American breakfast before transfer to the marina. Typical fishing day is 7am until 4 or 4:30pm. Lunch and beverages will be served on board the sportfishing boats. In addition to the abundant sailfish population, you will have the opportunity to catch blue/black marlin, yellowfin tuna, dorado, roosterfish and wahoo. Overnight accommodation: Accommodation of your choice F/B. DAY 6 You and your party will be served a full American breakfast before transfer to the marina. Typical fishing day is 7am until 4 or 4:30pm. Lunch and beverages will be served on board the sportfishing boats. In addition to the abundant sailfish population, you will have the opportunity to catch blue/black marlin, yellowfin tuna, dorado, roosterfish and wahoo. After arriving back from your days fishing and some refreshing drinks you will have a private transfer back to Guatemala City for your last night. Overnight accommodation: Real Inter Continental Guatemala Hotel B/B. DAY 7 Morning free to relax in and around your hotel. At around lunch time you will be picked up and transferred back to Guatemala international airport for your return flight home. Depart GUATEMALA (GUA) with CONTINENTAL AIRWAYS (Approx 11:30) Arrive HOUSTON (IAH) (Approx 15:30) Depart HOUSTON (IAH) with CONTINENTAL AIRWAYS (Approx 19:00). DAY 8 Arrive HEATHROW AIRPORT (LHR) (Approx 09:00)

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, transfers, accommodation, guided fishing, tackle, All meals and drinks including alcoholic drinks.

Fishing Methods Fly Fishing, Lure Fishing, Trolling, Dead Bait and Live bait Fishing.

Flight Route and flight time UK - Houston (approx 9 hrs) Houston - Guatemala (approx 3 hrs)

Species to Catch Sailfish, Blue Marlin, Black Marlin, Dorado, Yellow Fin Tuna, Roosterfush.

Transfer Time Guatemala airport - Resort (approx 90 mins)

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TOUR REFERENCE: KEN001

Big Game Fishing Hemingways Kenya Everything here is simply beautiful, luxurious, peaceful and all combined with true wilderness fishing! Your stay at the world renowned Hemingways, one of the small luxury hotels of the world, will restore both body and soul and to fish with its famous fleet will realise all your angling dreams. Like the tranquil fish rich waters of the Indian Ocean, our dedication to complete excellence in partnership with Hemingways washes over you in an unbreaking wave of care and sophistication. Kenya is a great place to combine a tropical holiday with big game fishing and perhaps a safari. The climate is fabulous, the people friendly and accommodating and the country itself is diverse and beautiful.

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On average, the fishing boats land or tag between 50 & 200 kg of fish per day. When the Sailfish are running well, a good day would be half a dozen or more sails between 25 and 40 kg. A dozen or more would be a red-letter day! In peak Marlin season, two or three stripes is a very nice catch, whilst a decent black or blue a day would keep most of us happy (fish of 400600 lb are not uncommon). In reality, most days will include a number of different species. We have a very simple ethos with regards to quality, only the best will do. This applies to the boats, their equipment and tackle and to the skipper and crew. Hemingways is on Turtle Bay, a five mile stretch of pristine sandy beach with just 4 hotels. This is in contrast to the major tourist regions of Mombassa and Diani Beach where dozens of hotels line the coast.

DAY 8 Free day to relax or explore. Overnight accommodation: Hemingways H/B

The perfect place to fish and relax, what more could you possibly want from your holiday.

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The below itinerary is only a suggested one as there are direct flights departing the UK everyday to Nairobi. Should you wish to extend or shorten your stay with more or less time in Kenya, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 Depart London Heathrow Virgin Airlines 19:25 DAY 2 Arrive Nairobi 07:10, Depart Nairobi 10:00. Arrive Mombasa 11:10 On arrival you will be transferred to Hemingway’s, rest of day free to relax. Overnight Accommodation Hemingway’s H/B DAY 3 Free day to relax or explore. Overnight accommodation: Hemingways H/B DAYS 4 TO 7 Full days fishing on one of our game boats, fishing for whatever you wish to target. Overnight accommodation: Hemingways H/B

DAY 9 Transfer to Mombasa Airport. Depart Mombasa Arrive Nairobi Depart Nairobi Arrive London Heathrow

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, transfers, accommodation, shopping trips to Malindi, packed lunch while fishing, guided fishing and tackle. Flight Route and flight time UK - Nairobi (approx 8.5 hrs) Nairobi - Mombasa / Malindi (approx 1hr) Transfer Time Mombasa - Hemingways Resort (approx 90mins)

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Fishing Methods Saltwater Big Game, Fly Fishing Species to Catch Dorado, Blue Marlin, Black Marlin, Striped Marlin, Saifish, Yellow Fin Tuna


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TOUR REFERENCE: MAD001

Blue Marlin fishing Madeira Madeira has over the past years produced some of the worlds largest Blue Marlin, which can be seen by the results of the annual July 4th Blue Marlin World Cup. In 1995, 1996, 1997 Madeira was the World Cup winner. Then for some strange reason Madeira went off the boil, this was no strange event to the local Tuna fisherman, for they had seen it all before, to them it was simply a 10 year cycle where the currents change and keep the bait and therefore the Marlin, to far offshore for day fishing charters. How right could these fisherman be, for back in 2007 the fish started to put back an appearance, then in 2008 the bite was stronger and by the end of the 2009 season things are back on full time with the whole Marlin fishing world talking about Madeira again. If you ever wanted a chance of hooking and landing the biggest Blue marlin of your life there is no better time than now. Watching a large blue coming behind one of your lures as it hits out with its slashing bill with such force and vigour, before turning your sleeping reel into a screaming machine, is simply thrilling. The Marlin season in Madeira runs from May through to October, with a fish average of about 700 lbs. About one in every ten, is that fish of a lifetime, a grander Blue Marlin. You will fish with one of our best captains Peter Bristow who has been fishing on boats around the world for over thirty-eight years; his experience and knowledge is the best. He has witnessed more Blue Marlin than most captains around the world. You will also find the best Mid-Atlantic big game fishing crew and equipment to be found anywhere in Madeira making it either a perfect short break or extend the holiday to take in more fishing.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary is only a suggested one as there are UK direct EasyJet flights to/from Madeira every Monday and Saturday (London Gatwick), and EasyJet direct flights to/from Madeira every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (London Stansted). Should you wish to extend or shorten your stay with more or less time in Madeira, the itinerary below can therefore be tailored to suit. We also have a wide selection of hotels to offer in Madeira so should you fancy an alternative hotel please just contact us for details. DAY 1 Depart London Stansted with EasyJet. Arrive at Madeira FNC Airport. Meet and greet by Angling Direct Holidays’ taxi. Transfer to the hotel of your choice. Rest of the day and evening is free to explore, taste and smell the wonderful sights and sounds of Madeira. Overnight accommodation: Hotel Quinta Da Penha De França B/B. DAYS 2 to 3 At the pre agreed time walk down the 5-minute stroll to the marina where your captain Peter Bristow will be waiting to take you out for a full days Blue Marlin Fishing. Overnight accommodation: Hotel Quinta Da Penha De França B/B. DAY 4 Angling Direct Holidays taxi transfer to depart Madeira Airport. Depart Madeira FNC Airport with EasyJet. Arrive London Stansted.

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, transfers, accommodation, guided fishing, packed lunch, drinks and fishing tackle. Flight Route and flight time UK - Funchal (approx 4hrs)

Fishing Methods Big Game Fishing, Trolling. Species to Catch Blue Marlin, Big Eye Tuna.

Transfer Time Funchal airport - Resort (approx 20mins).

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TOUR REFERENCE: MAD004

Luxury Palheiro Estate Madeira Do you fancy indulging yourself in complete luxury while fishing for the king of big game fishing the magnificent Blue Marlin? Well we are please to add Casa Velha do Palheiro that is located in the hills above Funchal in the Palheiro Estate,This is a graceful 5 star Madeira country house hotel, with 37 luxurious rooms. Combine this luxury accommodation with the resorts own big game fishing boat M.Y. Balancal, which is fully equipped to fish from 130lb class Blue Marlin fishing to light tackle bottom fishing. Between May and September every year some of the biggest Blue Marlin in the Atlantic appear in Madeiran waters. In 1989, English skipper Roddy Hayes set up a charter operation in Madeira. One of the first to work alongside Roddy was former commercial tuna skipper Anibal Fernandes (now Captain of M.Y. Balancal). Soon both skippers were recording remarkable Blue Marlin catches, the great majority of which were tagged and released. The exceptional marlin seasons of 1992 to 1996 saw the island of Madeira become the focus of worldwide attention. The fishing grounds are situated on the south coast of the island, sheltered by the high cliffs from the prevailing northeast trade winds. Fishing generally takes place within a few miles of the island and many great fish are caught well within two miles of the shoreline. Lure fishing is the most successful method with a wide variety of medium to large artificial lures from various sources being successful..

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The below itinerary is available for any duration as we have direct flights available with Easyjet or indirect flights available with both Iberia and Air France. Therefore, should you wish to extend your stay with either more fishing days or just free time to explore all of the other non-fishing activities Madeira has to offer DAY 1 Depart GATWICK AIRPORT (LGW) with EASYJET. Arrive FUNCHAL (FNC). On arrival, our representative will be awaiting you in the arrival hall, they will then escort you to Casa Velha do Palheiro. Rest of the day is free for you to either relax or explore. Overnight accommodation: Casa Velha do Palheiro B/B DAY 2 Free day to relax or explore, if you so wish you can book additional fishing days or unlimitted golf. Overnight accommodation: Casa Velha do Palheiro B/B. DAY 3 After breakfast, you will be transferred down to Funchal Marina where your boat captain and crew will be awaiting to take you for full days Big game fishing. Fishing is based on two anglers one boat and captain. You can discuss with your captain what you wish to fish for and how you wish to fish for them, as all methods are available. After a full day fishing you will be transferred from the marina back to your accommodation where after time to relax and freshen up you will receive a complementary evening meal for two persons in the Casa Velha do Palheiro dining room including house wine. Overnight accommodation: Casa Velha do Palheiro H/B DAY 4 After checking out again our representatives will transfer, you back to Funchal airport for your return flight back to the UK. Depart FUNCHAL (FNC) with EASYJET. Arrive GATWICK AIRPORT (LGW).

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, all transfers, accommodation, breakfast, 1 dinner for two persons in the Casa Velha do Palheiro dining room including house wine, guided fishing and tackle. Flight Route and flight time UK - Madeira (approx 4 hrs) Transfer Time Funchal airport - Casa Velha do Palheiro (approx 45 mins)

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Fishing Methods Big Game Fishing, Trolling. Species to Catch Blue Marlin, Big Eye Tuna, Wahoo.


Saltwater

TOUR REFERENCE: MAD002

Wahoo Big Game Fishing Madeira A little known fact is that during the quiet season in Madeira, in other words after the Marlin season has finished, there is fantastic Wahoo fishing. As anyone who has ever experienced the thrill and sheer excitement of being in a battle with such a creature will tell you, there is no rush like it, as a very large Wahoo smashes into your lures with such force and vigour, turning your sleeping reel into a pure screaming machine. Double and triple hook ups are not uncommon and when this happens all hell breaks loose and it is all hands on deck. You will fish with one of our best captains, who have been fishing these Madeira coastal waters for over twelve years. Each day you will get to experience 8 hours of fishing. Methods used normally involve 20 to 30lb class rods and multipliers, trolling Rapala’s at high speed. Takes are intense, so do not be caught sleeping. These fish are nicknamed the cheaters of the sea, due to their amazing turn of speed, if they turn and run towards you it is difficult to reel fast enough to keep the line tight. Regardless if you are a complete beginner or an expert, Wahoo fishing is for everyone. With this great introduction to game fishing coupled with the beauty of Madeira makes this one destination not to be missed. Therefore, if you are looking for a quick winter break with something different this holiday is ideal for you.

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The below itinerary is only a suggested one as there are UK direct EasyJet flights to/from Madeira every Monday and Saturday (London Gatwick), and EasyJet direct flights to/from Madeira every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (London Stansted). Should you wish to extend or shorten your stay with more or less time in Madeira, the itinerary below can therefore be tailored to suit. We also have a wide selection of hotels to offer in Madeira so should you fancy an alternative hotel please just contact us for details. DAY 1 Depart London Stansted with EasyJet. Arrive at Madeira FNC Airport. Meet and greet by Angling Direct Holidays’ taxi. Transfer to the hotel of your choice. Rest of the day and evening is free to explore, taste and smell the wonderful sights and sounds of Madeira. Overnight accommodation: Hotel Quinta Da Penha De França B/B. DAYS 2 to 3 At the pre agreed time walk down the 5-minute stroll to the marina where your captain Peter Bristow will be waiting to take you out for a full days Wahoo Fishing. Overnight accommodation: Hotel Quinta Da Penha De França B/B. DAY 4 Angling Direct Holidays taxi transfer to depart Madeira Airport. Depart Madeira FNC Airport with EasyJet. Arrive London Stansted.

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, transfers, accommodation, guided fishing, packed lunch, drinks and fishing tackle. Flight Route and flight time UK - Funchal (approx 4hrs)

Fishing Methods Big Game Fishing, Trolling. Species to Catch Wahoo.

Transfer Time Funchal airport - Resort (approx 20 mins).

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TOUR REFERENCE: MEX002

Sea of Cortez Dreams Mexico The sheer beauty and wild remoteness of this area on the East Cape of the Baja Peninsula, coupled with the beauty of the beaches and sea, makes this a place of dreams. Big Game fishing at its best! This amazing resort has become known worldwide as one of the premier vacation and big-game fishing spots in the world, consistently producing huge numbers of blue, black and striped Marlin, Sailfish, Dorado, Wahoo, Yellow Fin Tuna and Roosterfish. If you are looking for the finest new fibreglass 28’ or 32’ cruisers, with highly skilled local skippers and deckhands, or close to the action fast sleek 23’ or 25’, super panga’s, there is a boat and skipper for all of you. All our boats are fish catching machines equipped with radios, live bait wells, ice chests, sunshades, marine heads and fish savvy skippers. The hotel is one of the few first-class fishing resorts you will find in the enchanting Baja wilderness - a world apart from the sameness of Mexico’s overcommercialized resort centres. It is situated on a sandy beach, on the legendary Sea of Cortez, with miles of untouched white sandy beaches, for superb shore fishing, the best in Baja. Each morning you will meet your captain, boat and crew, from the floating dock right off the beach, where you will depart for either inshore fishing, chasing Rooster fish and Jacks, or alternatively doing battle with the likes of Dorado, Tuna and Sailfish and, of course, the mighty Marlin. The hotel is in a lodge like setting in the peaceful little village of Los Barriles. A striking new grand entryway greets you as you wind your way past a fully stocked gift shop to the beach side palapa bar.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary is only a suggested one as there are indirect flights departing the UK everyday, via Dallas Fort Worth. Should you wish to extend or shorten your stay with more time or less time in Mexico, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 Depart London (LHR) 15:15. Arrive Dallas (DFW) 19:25. Free Airport Shuttle. At Airport Information call hotel direct at 214-441-9000 and be prepared to provide gate number and terminal information. Proceed downstairs curb side and wait under Gray COURTESY VAN sign. Look for TOTAL ENTERPRISE. van. Overnight accommodation: Super 8 DFW Airport Hotel B/B DAY 2 Take the Free Airport shuttle. Depart Dallas (DFW) 09:25. Arrive San Jose del Cabo (SJD) 11:10. As you walk out of the terminal building look for our representative will be waiting to greet you. Transfer to the hotel - approx time 60 min’s. Overnight accommodation: Palmas Hotel F/B DAYS 3 to 4 Panga Fishing Boats 6.30am Breakfast for a 7.00am start. Meet your boat, captain and crew for 8 hours panga fishing for the species of your choice. Our captains and crew will be happy for you to do as much or as little of the rigging, running lines and hooking of fish as you require. Just make it clear at the beginning of each day what you want to do and fish for. Overnight accommodation: Palmas Hotel F/B DAYS 5 to 7 Super Sport Fishing Boats 6.30am Breakfast for a 7.00am start. Meet your boat, captain and crew for 8 hours panga fishing for the species of your choice. Our captains and crew will be happy for you to do as much or as little of the rigging, running lines and hooking of fish as you require. Just make it clear at the beginning of each day what you want to do and fish for. Overnight accommodation: Palmas Hotel F/B DAY 8 After breakfast take the Angling Direct Holidays taxi transfer from the Palmas hotel to Depart San Jose Los Cabo’s Airport. Depart San Jose del Cabo (SJD) 12:10. Arrive Dallas (DFW) 15:50. Depart Dallas (DFW) 17:50. DAY 9 Arrive at LHR Approx 08:50 AM.

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, transfers, accommodation, packed lunch while fishing and guided fishing. Flight Route and flight time UK - Dallas (approx 9 hrs) Dallas - San Jose (approx 3 hrs) Transfer Time San Jose Airport - Mexico Resort (approx 1 hr)

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Fishing Methods Big Game Fishing, Trolling, Surface Poppers, Jigging, Live Baiting and Saltwater Fly Fishing Species to Catch Blue Marlin, Black Marlin, Striped Marlin, Sailfish, Dorado, Wahoo, Yellowfin, Amberjack, Grouper, Jack Crevalle, Snappers, Roosterfish.


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TOUR REFERENCE: MEX001

Baja Magic Punta Colorada Mexico Great destination for Big game anglers.

Located in the East Cape region of Baja California Sur Mexico and situated on Baja’s world-renowned Sea of Cortez, is an area known worldwide as one of the premier vacation and big-game fishing spots in the world. It consistently produces huge numbers of blue, black and striped Marlin, Sailfish, Dorado, Wahoo, Yellow fin Tuna, Roosterfish plus many more. So rich are the fishing grounds and prolific the bill fishing that this is unquestionably an ideal destination to try and catch your first Marlin or Sailfish. What’s more, once you have experienced that thrill, prepare to be surprised again as you try and catch your first Sailfish on a fly. Everyday you will depart early in the morning with your own captain, boat and crew and set off towards the rising sun on the beautiful Sea of Cortez. Be prepared, as sometimes the action can come quick, other days may involve trolling around trying to spot and raise fish, but most days you will always find some sort of action. You may chase Yellow Fin Tuna under groups of Dolphin, or cast to a free-swimming Marlin on the surface. Everyday is different, but that is fishing and part of the fun and excitement. This destination and hotel complex was purposely built just for anglers, each day you board your boat from the beach and floating ramp outside the hotel. If you fancy big game fishing with other big game anglers from all over the world, this has to be the place. Each night the bar after dinner is full of fishing stories from the days events, however by around 10pm everyone is beat and tucked up in bed in preparation for another long days fishing.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary is only a suggested one as there are indirect flights departing the UK everyday, via Dallas Fort Worth. Should you wish to extend or shorten your stay with more time or less time in Mexico, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 Depart London (LHR) 15:15. Arrive Dallas (DFW) 19:25. Free Airport Shuttle. At Airport Information call hotel direct at 214-441-9000 and be prepared to provide gate number and terminal information. Proceed downstairs curb side and wait under Gray COURTESY VAN sign. Look for TOTAL ENTERPRISE van. Overnight accommodation: Super 8 DFW Airport Hotel B/B DAY 2 Take the Free Airport shuttle. Depart Dallas (DFW) 09:25. Arrive San Jose del Cabo (SJD) 11:10. As you walk out of the terminal building look for our representative will be waiting to greet you. Transfer to the hotel - approx time 60 min’s. Overnight accommodation: Punta Hotel F/B. DAYS 3 to 4 Panga Fishing Boats 6.30am Breakfast for a 7.00am start. Meet your boat, captain and crew for 8 hours panga fishing for the species of your choice. Our captains and crew will be happy for you to do as much or as little of the rigging, running lines and hooking of fish as you require. Just make it clear at the beginning of each day what you want to do and fish for. Overnight accommodation: Punta Hotel F/B DAYS 5 to 7 Super Sport Fishing Boats. 6.30am Breakfast for a 7.00am start. Meet your boat, captain and crew for 8 hours panga fishing for the species of your choice. Our captains and crew will be happy for you to do as much or as little of the rigging, running lines and hooking of fish as you require. Just make it clear at the beginning of each day what you want to do and fish for. Overnight accommodation: Punta Hotel F/B DAY 8 After breakfast take the Angling Direct Holidays taxi transfer from the Punta hotel to Depart San Jose Los Cabo’s Airport. Depart San Jose del Cabo (SJD) 12:10. Arrive Dallas (DFW) 15:50. Depart Dallas (DFW) 17:50. DAY 9 Arrive at LHR Approx 08:50 AM.

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, transfers, accommodation, packed lunch while fishing and guided fishing. Flight Route and flight time UK - Dallas (approx 9 hrs) Dallas - San Jose (approx 3 hrs) Transfer Time San Jose Airport - Mexico Resort (approx 1 hr)

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Fishing Methods Big Game Fishing, Trolling, Surface Poppers, Jigging, Live Baiting and Saltwater Fly Fishing Species to Catch Blue Marlin, Black Marlin, Striped Marlin, Sailfish, Dorado, Wahoo, Yellowfin, Amberjack, Grouper, Jack Crevalle, Snappers, Roosterfish.

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SALTWATER

TOUR REFERENCE: PAN001

Paradise Lodge Big Game Fishing PANAMA Paradise is found in Panama. A destination where you can catch seemingly unlimited numbers and species of world-class saltwater game fish, all in an exotic landscape of pristine ocean waters and lush tropical islands. Just imagine if you can,a place where the accommodation, hospitality, fishing guides and boats are fully equipped with the latest high quality fishing tackle. This operation is so remote that it has been subjected to very little fishing pressure. Imagine if you can, a fishing destination where you cast your lure or fly around the archipelagos of Coiba, Montuosa, Jicarón and the numerous smaller islands that all surround Panama’s world famous Hannibal Bank. Book a week with us and look forward to a week in Paradise. When you’re not out on the boat you can rest in your private bungalow, have a few cocktails by the pool and await a gourmet meal prepared in our restaurant with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean all included in the price. You will be in good company while you fish with our World Class Captain’s with over 25 years experience. Whatever type of fishing you prefer, fly fishing, inshore/ offshore or bottom fishing, they will always put you on the fish. Big fish and lots of them! The calm waters and short boat rides to the prime fishing grounds add up to an unforgettable fishing experience. Fishing can be broken down in to 4 types. Inshore Fishing Panama’s Cobia Island National Marine Park for aggressive predators such as Cubera Snapper and Roosterfish, light tackle fishing for, Snook, Pompano, and a variety of spirited Jacks and Snappers. There’s bottom fishing for rod-bending, big Snappers, Grouper and Amberjack, plus fishing for its famous Marlin and huge Yellowfin Tuna which can top 300lb. So why not treat yourself to a week of Paradise.

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The below itinerary is only a suggested one as there are indirect flights departing the UK everyday, via Miami. Should you wish to extend or shorten your stay with more time or less time in Panama, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 Depart HEATHROW AIRPORT (LHR) with BRITISH AIRWAYS. Arrive MIAMI (MIA). Depart MIAMI (MIA) with AMERICAN AIRLINES. Arrive PANAMA CITY (PTY). On arrival, you will walk through the terminal building, where our representative will be waiting to escort you to your hotel. This takes approx 20 min’s. Rest of the evening is yours to either relax or explore Panama City’s many clubs and bars. Overnight accommodation: Radisson Decapolis Hotel R/O. DAY 2 Early in the morning, our representative will transfer you to Marcos A. Gelabert Airport for your flight from Panama City to David (Dah-veeds). On arrival, our lodge staff and our Guide Dave Plummer will greet you before transferring you to our lodge. (Approx 2.5 hours). Rest of the day is free to relax. Overnight accommodation: Paradise Lodge F/B. DAYS 3 to 7 After breakfast, make your way down to the boats. Fishing is based on two anglers’ one boat and captain. You can discuss with your captain what you wish to fish for and how you wish to fish for them, as all methods are available. Overnight accommodation: Paradise Lodge F/B. DAY 8 After breakfast, depart camp lunchtime via minibus to David (Dah-veeds) Airport. (Approx 2.5 hours). Fly from David (Dah-veeds) Airport to Marcos A. Gelabert Airport. On arrival, our representative will greet you and transfer you to your Panama hotel. (Approx 15 min’s). Overnight accommodation: Radisson Decapolis Hotel R/O. DAY 9 In the morning, at a pre agreed time our representative will transfer you back to Panama City Internal airport PTY. (Approx 20 min’s). Depart PANAMA CITY (PTY) with AMERICAN AIRLINES. Arrive MIAMI (MIA). Depart MIAMI (MIA) with BRITISH AIRWAYS. DAY 10 Arrive HEATHROW AIRPORT (LHR).

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, accommodation, all meals, fishing licence, guided fishing and tackle.

Fishing Methods Big Game Fishing, Trolling, Surface Poppers, Jigging, Live Baiting and Saltwater Fly Fishing

Flight Route and flight time UK - Miami (approx 9 hrs) Miami - Panama City (approx 3 hrs) Panama City - David (approx 1 hr)

Species to Catch Blue Marlin, Sailfish, Dorado, Yellowfin Tuna, Amberjack, Black Marlin, Snapper, Grouper, Roosterfish

Transfer Time Panama airport - Panama Hotel (approx 20 mins) David airport - Paradise Lodge (approx 2-3 hrs)

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Saltwater TOUR REFERENCE: ICE001

Sea fishing Iceland Flateyri Fishing on the West part of Iceland can be compared to fishing in northern Norway. Whilst Iceland has a very long coastline the important thing to note is that Iceland’s exclusive fisheries zone has an area of 760,000 square kilometers, seven times the area of Iceland itself. When you consider Iceland’s northerly position, you might expect the surrounding ocean to be icy cold, have little phytoplankton and therefore be rather lifeless. On the contrary the sea is teeming with life owing to the prevailing ocean currents: the warm Gulf Stream approaches from the southwest and meets the polar current from the north. This produces a huge amount of upwelling of nutrients from the deeper layers to the surface. There are many species that can be caught in Iceland’s waters, however the most common that attracts sea anglers from all over Europe are the huge Cod and halibut. Located on the west coast is a quant village of Flateyri which is only 24 km away from Ísafjörður. The town is quite self-contained and all major services are to be found there. It has its own tranquil way of life, along with our 9 self catering cabins, conveniently located just a short walk from our professional self drive boats. Our boats are Icelandic made Seigla boats, which are tailor-made for sea fishing on the open sea around Iceland. The boats are 7.80 meter long and 2.85 meter wide with 130 horse power turbo diesel engine (inboard engine). On board we provide all the equipment you need: GPS plotter, Eco-load, Radio to coast-guard, GPS security signal, life vest, lifeboat, extra tank for fuel and rod rests.

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SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary cannot be altered as this tour has a set itinerary. DAY 1 (tuesday) Depart London Gatwick or Heathrow. Arrive Keflavík international. After you have cleared customs, our holiday representative will greet you and transfer to your hotel in Hafnarfjordur (20 min from Reykjavík). Overnight Accommodation: Hotel Viking or Hotel Hafnarfjordur in DBL, TRPL or QUAD Rooms B/B DAY 2 (wednesday) After breakfast in the hotel you will be transferred to the domestic airport for your flight to the Westfjords, approximately 45 min. Depart Reykjavík, Arrive Isafjordur. On arrival in Isafjordur you will be transferred to Flateyri where you will be greeted by our fishing guide. They will show you the boat, safety equipment and the house - plus the best spots to fish. Overnight Accommodation: Flateyri Cabins S/C. DAYS 3 TO 8 (thursday to tuesday) As you have, your own boat there is no time limit to how much or how little you wish to fish and even at certain times of the year, it remains daylight for 24hrs. Overnight Accommodation: Flateyri Cabins S/C DAY 9 (wednesday) In the morning, transfer to airport, for your departure flight back to Reykjavík. Depart Isafjordur. Arrive Reykjavík. On arrival in Reykjavík our staff will meet you and take you back to the hotel in Hafnarfjordur. Overnight Accommodation: Hotel Viking or Hotel Hafnarfjordur in DBL, TRPL or QUAD Rooms B/B. DAY 10 (thursday) Breakfast in the hotel and transfer to Keflavik international airport for your flight back home. Depart Keflavík international. Arrive London Gatwick or Heathrow.

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, transfers, personal boat and accommodation.

Fishing Methods Saltwater perking, jigging

Flight Route and flight time UK - Keflavík international (approx 3 hours) Reykjavík – Isafjordur (approx 45 mins)

Species to Catch Cod, Coalfish, Halibut.

Transfer Time Keflavík international airport - Hotel (approx 30 mins) Hotel – Reykjavík airport (approx 20 mins) Isafjordur airport – Fishing cabins (approx 20 mins)

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Saltwater TOUR REFERENCE: ICE002

Sea fishing Suðureyri Iceland Suðureyri is on the west coast of Iceland and perfectly situated for sea fishing, just inside one of the western fjords this town has everything the travelling angler can look for. Fishing via our professional self drive boats is only a matter of minutes away, and then you can be fishing away for both huge Halibut and Cod. Suðureyri is also where in 2010 a 270 Kilo halibut was landed. We have made this destination easy to travel to, packaged with all flights both international and internal, plus all ground transfers. Combine this with the great accommodation of 3 brand new cabins suitable for up to 5 people per cabin and our professional boats makes this the perfect sea fishing get away. Our boats are Icelandic made Seigla boats, which are tailor-made for sea fishing on the open sea around Iceland. The boats are 7.80 meter long and 2.85 meter wide with 130 horse power turbo diesel engine (inboard engine). On board we provide all the equipment you need: GPS plotter, Eco-load, Radio to coast-guard, GPS security signal, life vest, lifeboat, extra tank for fuel and rod rests. Fishing can be found with in just 10 mins boat ride or if you prefer you can go further afield and fish the open seas. Note:To drive these boats in Iceland you are required to have a skippers certificate: If you do not currently hold a certificate, it is not a problem as your guides will give you full training on driving the boats, safety equipment and emergency procedures.You will then, once you have demonstrated that you have learned the basic knowledge be issued with a boat certificate. This process will normally take 1.5 hours.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary cannot be altered as this tour has a set itinerary. DAY 1 (tuesday) Depart London Gatwick or Heathrow. Arrive Keflavík international. After you have cleared customs, our holiday representative will greet you and transfer to your hotel in Hafnarfjordur (20 min from Reykjavík). Overnight Accommodation: Hotel Viking or Hotel Hafnarfjordur in DBL, TRPL or QUAD Rooms B/B DAY 2 (wednesday) After breakfast you will be transferred to the domestic airport for your flight to the Westfjords, approximately 45 min. Depart Reykjavík., Arrive Isafjordur On arrival in Isafjordur transferred to Suðureyri where you will be greeted by our fishing guide. They will show you the boat, safety equipment and the house - plus the best spots to fish. Note: Our fishing guides and service staff are available during our whole stay. Overnight Accommodation: Suðureyri Cabins S/C DAYS 3 TO 8 (thursday to tuesday) As you have, your own boat there is no time limit to how much or how little you wish to fish and even at certain times of the year, it remains daylight for 24hrs. Overnight Accommodation: Suðureyri Cabins S/C. DAY 9 (wednesday) In the morning, you will be transferred back to airport, ready for your departure flight back to Reykjavík. Depart Isafjordur. Arrive Reykjavík. On arrival in Reykjavík our staff will meet you and take you back to the hotel in Hafnarfjordur. Overnight Accommodation: Hotel Viking or Hotel Hafnarfjordur in DBL, TRPL or QUAD Rooms B/B DAY 10 (thursday) Breakfast in the hotel and transfer to Keflavik international airport for your flight back home. Depart Keflavík international. Arrive London Gatwick or Heathrow

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, transfers, personal boat and accommodation.

Fishing Methods Saltwater perking, jigging

Flight Route and flight time UK - Keflavík international (approx 3 hours) Reykjavík – Isafjordur (approx 45 mins)

Species to Catch Cod, Coalfish, Halibut

Transfer Time Keflavík international airport - Hotel (approx 30 mins) Hotel – Reykjavík airport (approx 20 mins) Isafjordur airport – Fishing cabins (approx 20 mins)

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TOUR REFERENCE: NOR002

Giant Cod Fishing Norway Giant Cod and Coalfish fishing on your door step.

We have worked long and hard with the tourist board to bring you some of the best Giant Cod fishing Norway has to offer. Working with our partners in Norway, we can offer you fantastic sea fishing, traditional accommodation and self-drive boats that are only a short flight away.

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Sandbakken Fishing Resort has an idyllic location on the shores of the Solbergfjorden in Sørreisa beneath 1000 m high mountains. Fishing Solbergfjorden, which is protected from the open sea by Senja, Norway’s second largest island; the fishing conditions are therefore not affected by the rough sea and still provide the same fishing opportunities for Cod, Coalfish, Haddock, Redfish, Catfish, Halibut and mighty Salmon.

DAYS 2 to 7 As you have, your own boat there is no time limit to how much or how little you wish to fish and even at certain times of the year, it remains daylight for 24hrs. Overnight Accommodation: Norwegian Cabin R/O.

The below itinerary cannot be altered as this tour has a set itinerary. DAY 1 (wednesday) Depart London Gatwick with Norwegian Airlines Arrive Oslo Depart Oslo Arrive Bardufoss After you have cleared customs, our holiday representative will greet you. Transfer takes approx 30 mins.

DAY 8 (wednesday) In the morning, transfer back to airport, ready for your departure flight back to the UK. Depart Bardufoss Arrive Oslo. Depart Oslo. Arrive London Gatwick.

Fishing is conducted from our self-drive boats, which are all Silver Viking 18 feet, with a 30Hp, four stroke electric start engines. The boats are very roomy and steady at sea ideal for up to four anglers. They even come equipped with sea charts, echo sounders to allow you to fish right over the marks. The boats are moored outside the accommodation on our custom-built jetty. As these are all self-drive, you can fish as much or as little as you like, no time limits on these trips, if you want, you can fish until you drop. All boats also come with full safety equipment, life jackets and a 24hr mobile telephone number for any difficulties while fishing.

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QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, transfers, personal boat and accommodation.

Fishing Methods Saltwater perking, jigging

Flight Route and flight time UK - Oslo (approx 3 hrs) Oslo to Bardufoss (approx 45 mins)

Species to Catch Cod, Coalfish, Halibut

Transfer Time Bardufoss - Resort (approx 0.5 hrs)

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SaltWATER

TOUR REFERENCE: NOR004

Arctic Cod Reinøya Finnkroken Norway A great mixed sea fishing fishery offering full range of Norwegian species.

Finrokken, situated on the southern tip of the picturesque Island of Reinøya. Reinøya is a typically inviting and beautiful North Norwegian rural district set amid wild and majestic nature, yet still close to the city of Tromsø. The surrounding islands offer wonderful nature-based adventures, the site of a former whale station and a charming church, which is still in use today. The local hall houses a weaving studio, Galleri Berger and a fascinating district museum. It’s the place to experience genuine North Norwegian cultural heritage. A visit to Reinøya will enrich your holiday experience and provide life-long memories. But why pick Reinøya…? Well it’s situated in the very North of Norway, on the edge of the arctic circle, where the deep, cold, clear waters make the perfect habitat for the huge Cod, Halibut, Coalfish and Haddock that Norway is famous for. Fishing is from our self drive boats, which are Rana 530’s, these boats are 18 feet in length with a 40 hp engine and are able to take up to four anglers. The boats come equipped with echo sounders and sea charts to help you locate the large shoals of cod and coalfish. The boats are moored right on the edge of the fjord, just a few paces away from the accommodation on our custom-built jetty. Being so far to the north means during the peak seasons its light almost 24 hours a day. All boats also come with full safety equipment, life jackets and a 24hr mobile telephone number for any difficulties while fishing.

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The below itinerary cannot be altered as this tour has a set itinerary. DAY 1 (wednesday) Depart London Gatwick with Norwegian Airlines. Arrive Oslo. Depart Oslo. Arrive Tromso. After you have cleared customs, our holiday representative will greet you. Transfer takes approx 1 hour 30 mins. Transfer is using both a car and ferry/fishingboat. DAYS 2 to 7 As you have, your own boat there is no time limit to how much or how little you wish to fish and even at certain times of the year, it remains daylight for 24hrs during the months of 1st May – 15th August. If you wanted to book some days with the charter boat, these have to be booked before you arrive, we can book these days for you. Extra days could possibly be booked when you arrive, depending on availability. Overnight Accommodation: Norwegian Cabin R/O. DAY 8 (wednesday) In the morning, transfer back to airport, ready for your departure flight back to the UK. Depart Tromso. Arrive Oslo. Depart Oslo. Arrive London Gatwick.

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, transfers, personal boat and accommodation.

Fishing Methods Saltwater perking, jigging

Flight Route and flight time UK - Oslo (approx 3 hrs) Oslo to Tromso (approx 1.0hrs)

Species to Catch Cod, Coalfish, Halibut

Transfer Time Tromso - Resort (approx 1.5 hrs)

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TOUR REFERENCE: NOR005

Lyngen Sea Fishing Norway At 70° north where Norway stretches of towards east, you will find Nord-Lenangen which is located North-West on Lyngen Peninsula. The mighty and beautiful Lyngsalps encircles this small countryside that winds along the edge of the fjord axis. This typical Norwegian fishing town was mainly built up on shrimp fishing which dates back to the 1950’s. Here you will find old and long lasting traditions in the field of fishing. Lungstuva is a place where Lyngenfjord and Ullsfjord meet.This results in a special sea current that provides the area with a great variety of fish, which makes this place a popular spot to fish for Cod and Huge Halibut and would like to enjoy deep sea fishing at its best. The experience of fishing in the fjord right underneath the mountains only a short boat ride from our accommodation in the Lyngstadtland is grand. You are practically fishing with the mountains hanging right above you. We are pleased to have teamed up with our Norwegian partners to be able to now offer 5 beautiful cabins built right on the waters edge with 9 aluminum boats, 5.75 m long with 50 hp motors. All the boats have GPS chart plotter with sonar, making sure that you get right on top of the fish and in to the action. Species that are common here are Cod, Pollack, Haddock and Halibut along with many others. What’s more if this is your first visit to Norway why don’t you hire one of our fishing guides for the first day, to show you the boats, equipments and of course hot fishing marks.

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The below itinerary can be changed to suit your requirements, should you wish to extend or shorten your stay, alternatively add days for non fishing activities. DAY 1 Depart London Gatwick with Norwegian Airlines Arrive Oslo Depart Oslo Arrive Tromso After you have cleared customs, our holiday representative will greet you. Transfer takes approx 1 hour 30 mins. Transfer is via mini-bus and ferry. DAYS 2 to 7 As you have, your own boat there is no time limit to how much or how little you wish to fish and even at certain times of the year, it remains daylight for 24hrs during the months of 1st May – 15th August. If you wanted to book some guided days, these have to be booked before you arrive. Overnight Accommodation: Norwegian Cabin R/O DAY 8 In the morning, transfer back to airport, ready for your departure flight back to the UK. Depart Tromso Arrive Oslo Depart Oslo Arrive London Gatwick

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, transfers, personal boat and accommodation.

Fishing Methods Saltwater perking, jigging

Flight Route and flight time UK - Oslo (approx 3 hrs) Oslo to Tromso (approx 1.0hrs)

Species to Catch Cod, Coalfish, Halibut

Transfer Time Tromso - Resort (approx 1.5 hrs)

What makes Lyngen different is not only its location, but it is also very welcoming to non anglers.

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TOUR REFERENCE: NOR007

Soroya Sea Fishing Norway It is no wonder that the tourist board on Sørøya have dubbed their island: “The Land of the big fish”. Our fishing camp on Sørøya is situated at the northwest end of the island in the small village of Sørvaer, right on the edge of the Arctic Ocean. Due to the exposed location one runs a slight risk of not being able to go out to the hot spots when the winds are coming in out of the west but the benefits far outweigh this small possibility. Utilizing our high speed boats there is an abundance of fantastic fishing available within very reasonable distances. Situated in Sørvaer is a mini market, a petrol station and the fishing camp also sports a restaurant/pub that is open most nights. The signature fish of this area is without a doubt the Cod, which at the right time of year reach a massive weight of up to 90 pounds. The cod fishing is truly exceptional and in 2008 more than 10 fish weighing over 60lbs were caught - the biggest cod of the season weighing in at an astounding 75lbs! What was once a chance catch dreamt about by anglers is now routinely targeted and caught by our guests. Every year halibut approaching 220 pounds (100kg) are landed at Sørøya and for every big one, scores of smaller fish are caught. As the fishing methods have evolved this species has grown steadily in popularity among anglers. In recent years the coalfish have become more abundant around Sørvaer and specimens ranging from 17 to 33lbs are no longer rare. This said; if you are in the market for world record breaking coalfish chances are you are better off looking elsewhere, but then again one never knows... The wolf fish game is another area that has improved immensely.

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The below itinerary cannot be altered as this tour has a set itinerary, however you can stay for a 2 week duration. DAY 1 (tuesday) Depart London Gatwick with Norwegian Airlines. Arrive Oslo. On arrival at Oslo airport take a taxi to Quality Airport Hotel Gardermoen (Taxi not included). Overnight Accommodation: Quality Airport Hotel Gardermoen (Twin Rooms) B/B DAY 2 (wednesday) Check out of your hotel and take a taxi ride back to the airport. (Taxi not included) Depart Oslo. Arrive Alta. Once you have cleared customs walk outside the terminal building and you will be met by our driver. You will then be transferred by private bus from Alta to Oksfjord (Transfer time approx 1.45 hrs) you and the bus will then catch the ferry from Oksfjord to Hasvik. (Ferry transfer time approx 1hr). On arrival in Hasvik you and the bus will continue on to the fishing camp (Transfer time approx 45 Mins) (All these transfers are included in the price). Overnight Accommodation: Soroya Fishing Camp S/C. DAYS 3 to 8 (thursday to tuesday) As you have, your own boat there is no time limit to how much or how little you wish to fish and even at certain times of the year, it remains daylight for 24hrs. Overnight Accommodation: Soroya Fishing Camp S/C DAY 9 (wednesday) In the morning, you will be transferred back again via private bus to Alta Airport for your return flights. Depart Alta. Arrive Oslo. Depart Oslo. Arrive London Gatwick.

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes International Flights. All Transfers from Alta / Lakselv airports to Fishing camp. All Accommodation. Fishing Boat with Sonar, chart plotter (GPS), VHF & radar. Freezer storage for your fish Access to professional guide for guidance. Bed linen, towels and final cleaning.

Transfer Time Chartered bus Alta to Oksfjord (Transfer time approx 1.45 hrs) Ferry from Oksfjord to Hasvik. (Ferry transfer time approx 1hr) Chartered bus Hasvik to the fishing camp (Transfer time approx 45 Mins).

Flight Route and flight time UK - Oslo (approx 3 hrs) Oslo - Alta: (approx 2 hrs) UK - Oslo (approx 3 hrs) Oslo - Lakselv: (approx 2 hrs)

Fishing Methods Saltwater perking, jigging, trolling, down rigging

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Species to Catch Cod, Coalfish, Halibut,


SALTWATER

TOUR REFERENCE: NOR006

Tromso / Langsund sea fishing Norway Tromso/ Langsundet is just 45km north of Norways largest city, Tromso which is home to 66’000 people, Tromso is often referred to as ‘Paris of the North’ with its many bars, restaurants and outdoor cafes. This destination is what we like to call weather proof and ideally suited to those who are looking for sea fishing experience, but have a tendency to suffer from sea ‘sickness’. The camp is situated in a wonderful environment and the facilitys are to the highest possible standard, with many people commenting on the fact that it’s the best facilities they have seen at any camp in Norway. The complex consists of five large cabins, a filleting area to prepare your catch for the table, a service building with a bar. At the camp there is also the facility to buy petrol, fishing accessories, and to rent tackle and floatation suits. Now the fishing in this area is best known for the Halibut in terms of weight, the average weight of these fish is between 20-30kg and they are regularly caught to over 50kg. Most of these fish get caught within the shelter of the fjord, but it is possible to venture out to the open sea, which is roughly an hours steaming, however a majority of these Halibut get caught within two minutes of the lodge. Although the fishing is not quite up to the same standard as Soroya or Havoysund (In terms of fish, of specimen size) you still have an excellent chance at catching a fish of a lifetime. During the first season, in 2010, Cod to over 20kg were caught, Coalfish to 18kg and large Plaice to 2-4kg. A whole host of rarer species were also caught with Monkfish, Starry Rays & Spotted Wolfish all gracing our boats. If you want a chance of landing a big Halibut we recommend fishing between the months of September and October.

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The below itinerary cannot be altered as this tour has a set itinerary, however you can stay for a 2 week duration. DAY 1 (wednesday) Depart London Gatwick with Norwegian Airlines. Arrive Oslo. Depart Oslo. Arrive Tromso. On arrival you will be met and transfered to the fishing camp (Approx 40 mins). Overnight Accommodation:Tromso - Langsundet Cabins S/C DAYS 2 to 7 As you have, your own boat there is no time limit to how much or how little you wish to fish and even at certain times of the year, it remains daylight for 24hrs. Overnight Accommodation: Tromso - Langsundet Cabins S/C DAY 8 (wednesday) Depart Tromso. Arrive Oslo. Depart Oslo. Arrive London Gatwick.

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes International Flights. Transfers. All Accommodation. Fishing Boat with Sonar, chart plotter (GPS), VHF & radar. Freezer storage for your fish Access to professional guide for guidance. Bed linen, towels and final cleaning. 2 Days guided fishing.

Fishing Methods Saltwater perking, jigging, trolling, down rigging Species to Catch Cod, Coalfish, Halibut,

Flight Route and flight time UK - Oslo (approx 3 hrs) Oslo - Tromso: (approx 2 hrs) Transfer Time Tromso - Tromso Langsundet (approx 40 mins)

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TOUR REFERENCE: NOR008

Havoysund Sea Fishing Norway The area of Havoysund, is home to around 1200 people, and is a paradise for all types of sea anglers and nature lovers, exclusive to Angling Direct Holidays. Started in 2009 in collaboration with Havoysund Hotel, the area is now most famous for it’s unbelievable sea fishing, where the size and sheer numbers of large Cod and Halibut attracting hundreds of anglers each year. Over looking the marina, the lodge is just a short walk away from a well stocked supermarket, post office, bank, petrol station and fast food restaurants. When staying at this destination a massive bonus is that your breakfast is included in the price (continental breakfast). If you choose to stay at the hotel, a nice feature for anglers not wanting a self catering package, the restaurant and bar is open seven days a week, morning to night. The fishing destination of Havoysund really is a place for everyone, whether you are an experienced sea angler, a beginner or even a whole family who wish to try out a few days fishing, Havoysund will cater for your needs.The amount of fish in the area is immense, even by Norwegian standards, the Halibut fishing is particularly special, with fish from 10-100kg regularly caught by anglers every day. The biggest caught last year was a colossal fish of 165kg! The Cod are also there in abundance with huge numbers of fish between 3-15kg, wolfish and Haddock also make a regular appearance and also grow to specimen size, another nice surprise with the fishing in Havoysund area, which we often get asked about, is the unbelievable Plaice fishing. Just outside the camp in the shallow water of the shoreline large Plaice between 2-4kg are regularly caught, providing the angler with yet another opportunity for a catch of a life time.

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The below itinerary cannot be altered as this tour has a set itinerary, however you can stay for a 2 week duration. DAY 1 Depart London Gatwick with Norwegian Airlines. Arrive Oslo. On arrival at Oslo airport take a taxi to Quality Airport Hotel Gardermoen (Taxi not included). Overnight Accommodation: Quality Airport Hotel Gardermoen (Twin Rooms) B/B DAY 2 Check out of your hotel and take a taxi ride back to the airport. (Taxi not included) (From 1st March to 29th June and 10th August to 28th September) Depart Oslo. Arrive Alta. Once you have cleared customs walk outside the terminal building and you will be met by our driver. You will then be transferred by private bus from Alta to Havoysund fishing camp. (Transfer time approx 2.55 hrs) (Transfer is included in the price) DAYS 3 to 8 As you have, your own boat there is no time limit to how much or how little you wish to fish and even at certain times of the year, it remains daylight for 24hrs. Overnight Accommodation: Havoysund Fishing Camp S/C DAY 9 In the morning, you will be transferred back again via private bus to Alta Airport for your return flights. Depart Alta. Arrive Oslo. Depart Oslo. Arrive London Gatwick

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes International Flights. All Transfers from Alta / Lakselv airports to Fishing camp. All Accommodation. Fishing Boat with Sonar, chart plotter (GPS), VHF & radar. Freezer storage for your fish Access to professional guide for guidance.

Chartered bus Lakselv to Havoysund (Transfer time approx 2 hrs)

Flight Route and flight time UK - Oslo (approx 3 hrs) Oslo - Alta: (approx 2 hrs) UK - Oslo (approx 3 hrs) Oslo - Lakselv: (approx 2 hrs)

Species to Catch Cod, Coalfish, Halibut, Plaice

Transfer Time Chartered bus Alta to Havoysund (Transfer time approx 2.55 hrs)

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Fishing Methods Saltwater perking, jigging, bait fishing


HOSTED TOURS

ANGLING DIRECT HOLIDAYS

ANGLING DIRECT HOLIDAYS hosted TOURS Share the experience with like minded people...

Holidays designed for people who are not looking to travel alone, the perfect way to meet like minded people, share the costs and benefit from our own guides experience in hosting these trips. For we also recognise that your holiday starts even before you even board the plane, that’s why on all our hosted trips our guides are in direct contact with every customer making sure that you are fully prepared and equipped for you up and coming trip. We also wherever possible try to meet up prior to the trip taking place enabling everyone to meet each other and ask any questions before departure. We are pleased that our hosted trips just keep continuing to increase and now with the addition of shooting holidays to our portfolio these are set to increase even further making sure that whatever type of holiday you are looking for we have a group hosted trip for you to join. Some of our existing hosts, Dave Plummer, world famous for India Mahseer fishing, along with other destinations like, Florida, Panama, Canada Sturgeon, Costa Rica, Thailand just to name a few. Then there’s Jack Simpson one of the most respected anglers in the fly fishing world who hosts our entire Cuban saltwater fly fishing destinations and moving forward to places like Christmas Island. Philip Barker takes care of hosting our group trips to exciting freshwater destinations like Alaska and British Columbia. Paul Stevens takes care of all our sea fishing destinations covering places like Norway and Iceland, providing people with the opportunity to experience Cod and Halibut fishing as it should be. Over the coming months there will be even more exciting developments with the likes of Steve Jones and Steve Marsden heading up and hosting various shooting and hunting trips around the globe. Then it is with great pleasure to take on our very first female guide Lucy Bowden, the UK’s youngest female licensed Level 2 UKCC Game Angling Coach, we are looking forward at developing and managing some female only group trips. Just make sure you keep checking our website for full details. Remember if you are interested in any of our existing hosted trips or you have your own group that you would like guided please feel free to contact us directly.

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TOUR REFERENCE: ALL024

Escorted Salmon Bristol Bay Lodge Alaska Bristol Bay Lodge maintains exclusive leases on the two most exceptional river fisheries in all of the Bristol Bay Region. 15 years of experience, yes that is how long our guide Phil Barker has been travelling and fishing at the world famous Bristol Bay Lodge. This is your opportunity to join Phil along with our other guests on this fully escorted holiday. Phil will be present from departure in the UK right through until returning back home safely. So if you are looking for the full Alaska experience; seeing lots of different rivers and catching many species in one day (often as many as you could handle in one day or even a week), with our own full qualified guide at hand from beginning to end, then this definitely the holiday for you! There are many choices on a given day. For example, between the lower river is full of fresh silvers while the upper river with large rainbows, or there are spots on the river riddled with char alongside many other species. We have carefully selected a top weeks which will place you right in the middle of the Salmon. Each day the fishing is scheduled the evening before and the destination board is posted showing your pilot, guides, destination, species available, time of departure and your fishing companions for the day. This then gives you plenty of time with Phil the evening before to prepare your tackle according to the area you will be heading to and the species you will be encountering - now this is where Phil’s experience really does pay off; making sure you are well planned for the day ahead and we all know what that means? More fish.

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SUGGESTED ITINERARY Although the fishing has set weeks, we have daily flights departing from the UK with British Airways, therefore should you wish to either extend your stay with additional days at the beginning or end in Anchorage, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 (thursday) Depart London Heathrow, Arrive Seattle, Depart Seattle, Arrive Anchorage. On arrival and once through the arrival hall, take a taxi to the Anchorage Hotel. Overnight accommodation: Anchorage Hotel Twin rooms R/O. DAY 2 (friday) Relax and explore downtown Anchorage at your own leisure. Overnight accommodation: Anchorage Hotel. R/O. DAY 3 (saturday) Early morning check out and return to Anchorage airport. Depart Anchorage., Arrive Dillingham. Upon arrival in the port city of Dillingham, Bristol Bay Lodge staff will greet you. The transfer down the lake road takes about (40 minutes - roughly 20 miles), then board large covered boats for the stunning ride up Lake Aleknagik to the lodge 40 minutes. Upon arrival you will be escorted to the main lodge where you will be offered lunch. Afterward there will be an orientation, following which; you will be shown to your room or cabin. Once you have settled in its time to go for your first afternoon of fishing. Overnight accommodation: Bristol Bay Lodge Twin rooms F/B. DAYS 4 to 9 (sunday to friday) Each day you will depart for a full days fishing either by sea plane or boat. Each guest over the next six days spends one night at Birch Camp and then Rainbo Camp for exclusive fishing. Every single day you will be fishing very different locations for all sorts of species. During each day a fresh lunch will be prepared and eaten on the shore by your guides. Guiding is based on 2 anglers to 1 guide. Overnight accommodation: Bristol Bay Lodge Twin rooms F/B. DAY 10 (saturday) Early in the morning, transfer back to Dillingham via boat and car. Depart Dillingham. Arrive Anchorage. Once through the arrivals hall take a taxi back to the Anchorage Hotel. Overnight accommodation: Anchorage Hotel Twin rooms R/O. DAY 11 (sunday) Taxi back to Anchorage international airport. Depart Anchorage, Arrive Seattle, Depart Seattle. DAY 12 (monday) Arrive London (Heathrow).

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Internal Flight to lodge, all meals, all drinks (Bristol Bay Lodge), lodging, daily flyout fishing excursions (fully guided), and transportation between Dillingham and the lodge. Flight Route and flight time UK - Seattle (approx 9 hrs) Seattle - Anchorage (approx 3 hrs) Anchorage - Dillingham (approx 1 hr) Transfer Time Dillingham to Lake Aleknagik 40 minutes by road. Lake Aleknagik to Bristol Bay Lodge 40 minutes - large covered boats

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Fishing Methods Freshwater Fly Fishing, Spinning Species to Catch King / Chinook Salmon, Chum Salmon, Sockeye / Red Salmon, Pink Salmon, Coho / Silver Salmon, Dolly Varden, Rainbow Trout, Arctic Char, Arctic Grayling


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TOUR REFERENCE: CHR001

Escorted GT Fly Fishing Christmas Island I am in a fortunate position and as some say, have a dream job. One question that is asked many many times is where is your favourite destination in the world and why? The simple answer is I love them all, however one always stands out for some reason and this is just one such tour and in fact I would probably hold it at the top of my top ten list of destinations. Why? It is not the easiest place in the world to get to, there is nothing else to do there but fish, the accommodation is basic, but to me that is the whole point. There is hardly any remote fishing places left and the back to real basics approach just the fish and me is what truly shines through on this fishing experience. Our trip in 2010 only added to my love and passion for this destination and what a trip it was, we managed to hook and land 32 GT’s on the fly only. The majority of the fish weighing (As we weigh our fish not like others) between 20lb to 80lb plus. One customer Mr Patterson even had chances at casting his fly at a 120LB plus fish. (I was with him at the time and even I was shaking and it was not my turn) We managed to smash two 12# fly rods and trash 10 fly lines and well for flies it’s a good job Mr Patterson had been busy in the evenings tying his GT specials. So it will come as no surprise we will be hosting a trip back on the perfect moon phase and top guides. We have also seen other operators in the UK now trying to promote another lodge on the island, please do not confuse the two operations there is NO comparison. Our operation has been established for over 8 years and only uses top guides. Also we do not use false economy to try and promote this destination; all our trips are based on 2 anglers per boat EVERY day with one guide.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary is a set itinerary due to flights from Hawaii to Christmas Island only being available once a week. However you can extend your stay in either Hawaii or LA if required as there are flights going from/to the UK - LA everyday, as well as flights from/to LA - Hawaii everyday. DAY 1 (monday) Depart HEATHROW AIRPORT (LHR) with BRITISH AIRWAYS. Arrive LOS ANGELES (LAX). Depart LOS ANGELES (LAX) with AMERICAN AIRLINES. Arrive HONOLULU (HNL). Taxi transfer to the Outrigger Reef Hotel Spa. Overnight Accommodation: Outrigger Reef Hotel Spa R/O. DAY 2 (tuesday) Taxi to the airport for your onward flight to Christmas Island. Depart HONOLULU (HNL) 12:00 Pacific Air. DAY 3 (wednesday) (Crossed Date Line forward one day) Arrive CHRISTMAS ISLAND CXI at 15.00. Overnight Accommodation: Christmas Island Lodge F/B Basis - Twin Rooms. DAYS 4 to DAY 9 (thursday to tuesday) Full days fishing with guides (Price includes 6 days fishing based on 2 anglers per boat each day). Fishing can be either Fly-fishing or popper fishing. Overnight Accommodation: Christmas Island Lodge F/B Basis in Twin Rooms. DAY 10 (wednesday) You will be transferred back to airport for your return flight to Honolulu. Depart CHRISTMAS ISLAND CXI 07:35. DAY 9 (tuesday) (Cross Date Line Back one day) Arrive HONOLULU (HNL) 10:35 (Note this is only a 3 hour flight from Christmas Island but you cross back over the International Date Line). Taxi transfer to the Outrigger Reef Hotel Spa. Overnight Accommodation: Outrigger Reef Hotel Spa R/O DAY 10 (wednesday) Depart HONOLULU (HNL) with AMERICAN AIRLINES. Arrive LOS ANGELES (LAX).Depart LOS ANGELES (LAX). DAY 11 (thursday) Arrive HEATHROW AIRPORT (LHR).

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Transfers, accommodation and guided fishing

Fishing Methods Saltwater Fly Fishing, Popper Fishing, Trolling

Flight Route and flight time UK – Los Angeles (approx 11hrs) Los Angeles – Honolulu (approx 6 hrs) Honolulu – Christmas Island (approx 3 hrs).

Species to Catch Bonefish, Bluefin Trevally, Giant Trevally, Yellow Fin Tuna, Saifish

Transfer Time Honolulu airport – Outrigger Reef Hotel Spa (approx 30 mins) Christmas Island airport – Resort (approx 30 mins)

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TOUR REFERENCE: CUB006

Escorted Fly Fishing Isle of Youth Cuba Ideal opportunity to join one of Jack Simpson’s many successful group trips to Cuba’s best Tarpon location. By joining us and Jack on one of our hosted trips you will get to experience exciting fly fishing and light tackle spinning in possibly the most prolific saltwater destination in the northern hemisphere. These trips are based in two main areas of Cuba, first Isle of Youth and seconded the Jardines de la Reina. The area we fish is gigantic, seventy-five miles of flats from the Northern side of the Isle of Youth down the East side and then back out to the East in a chain of islands, the Cannarreos Archipelago, that runs all the way to Cayo Largo on the eastern end. This is an area of flats and small-uninhabited mangrove islands larger than much of the Florida Keys, from Marathon to Key West! With our Cuban partners, Angling Direct has an exclusive on this new area, an area that had not been sport fished for over fifty years until we opened our operation in 2006. Even now, the flats receive so little fishing pressure that the fish are incredibly easy to catch. The Oceanside flats to the south offer wonderful wade fishing opportunities on hard sand bottom. The bonefish seem to average 3-5 pounds but occasionally larger fish are seen and taken, right up to 10 pounds. Permit are also found on selected flats both on the “inside” and on the “outside” flats, most fish are in the 15-25 lb class. Mutton Snapper and Cubera Snapper are very common in all of the larger channels that run through the island system. Many Mutton snapper over ten pounds get caught on fly, right up to 15 pounds –world record size! Nearly everyone catches a big Mutton or two when fishing for Tarpon in the channels.

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SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary is only a suggested one, as there are indirect flights departing from the UK everyday. We also have direct flights departing the UK every Thursday and Monday. Therefore should you wish to extend your stay with more time in Cuba, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. Please note: the fishing is sold in set weeks with set start and finish days making it not viable for shorter trips. DAY 1 (friday) Flights are available from Virgin, Iberia and Air France. Arrive HAVANA (HAV). On arrival you will walk through the terminal building where outside our representive’s will be waiting, holding up your name. They will then transfer you to the Parque Central Hotel in Havana. (Note: The transfer is not included and payable locally). Rest of the evening is yours to either relax or explore Havana’s many clubs and bars. Overnight accommodation: Parque Central Hotel in Havana B/B DAY 2 (saturday) Early wake up and meet in the hotel reception where you will be transferred for your domestic flight to the lsle of Youth (25 min flight). On arrival transfer from the airport to the Hotel Rancho. Overnight accommodation: Hotel Rancho F/B . DAYS 3 TO 8 (sunday to friday) 7.00 am Wake-Up call and breakfast. 7.30 Transfer to the fishing dock (15 min ride). 8.00 Depart with guides for your full days fishing with packed lunch. Note: Schedule can be changed according to your preferences and your guides suggestions. Overnight accommodation: Hotel Rancho F/B DAY 9 (saturday) Lunchtime transfer back to domestic airport for your return flight back to Havana. On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight accommodation: Parque Central Hotel in Havana B/B. DAY 10 (sunday) Subject to your flight time, arrange an airport transfer with the hotel reception back to Havana airport. Depart HAVANA (HAV). DAY 11 (monday) Arrive London.

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Accommodation, guided fishing, packed lunch whilst fishing and fishing licenses. Flight Route and flight time UK - Havana (approx 9.5 hrs) Havana - Isle of Youth (approx 25 mins) Transfer Time Havana airport - Parque Central Hotel (approx 30 mins) Isle of Youth airport - Rancho Hotel (approx 20 mins)

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Fishing Methods Saltwater Fly Fishing Species to Catch Bonefish, Permit, Tarpon


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TOUR REFERENCE: CUB010

Escorted Saltwater Fly Fishing Ana Maria Cuba With our Cuba partners we have opened up a new, exciting destination at South Ana Maria on the live board Yacht the Cabaolles. Be among the first to fish and explore the easterly 30 percent of the Jardines archipelago vast virginal area that covers hundreds of keys channels and flats right to the mangrove shoreline of mainland Cuba.

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The new location will allow 6 to 8 anglers with some of the most experienced Cuban guides to fly fish and spin for Tarpon, Permit, Barracuda, Jacks and Snappers plus of the grey ghost of the flats the Bonefish. The bonefish in this area are known to be much larger than many of the other Jardines locations with fish from 6 lbs to 8 lbs not uncommon and a very good chance of bones over the 10 lb mark. The Cuban shoreline is also renowned for superb Snook and Snappers an exciting potential for the fly angler. Add all this to the excellent Permit areas is going to make this a place where both grand slams and super grand slams are possible.There will also be the opportunity to fish drop of around the reef for big Cubera snappers that grow to 100lbs with giant groupers that will test you and your tackle to its limit. The area is also visited by vast shoals of seasonal migrating Tuna which in turn also attract all the big predator pelagic species such as Wahoo, Kingfish, Tuna, Marlin and Sailfish. There is always the chance to tangle with big lemon and bull sharks.

DAY 1 (friday) Flights are available from Virgin, Iberia and Air France. Arrive HAVANA (HAV). On arrival you will walk through the terminal building where outside our representive’s will be waiting to greet you. They will then transfer you to the Panorama Hotel in Havana. (Note: The transfer is not included and payable locally). Rest of the evening is yours to either relax or explore Havana’s many clubs and bars. Overnight accommodation: Panorama Hotel in Havana B/B.

Our goal is to offer another destination to unexplored, virgin waters, as we once did in other areas now well known and protected in Jardines de la Reina. In recent seasons, we have visited these waters with guides and clients, with spectacular reviews. The results have been so positive that we are proud to spread the word.

The below itinerary is only a suggested one, as there are indirect flights departing from the UK everyday. We also have direct flights departing the UK every Thursday and Monday. Therefore should you wish to extend your stay with more time in Cuba, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. Note: We run two consecutive weeks on this group trip so if you wish you can stay for two weeks and receive on extra days fishing free of charge.

DAY 2 (saturday) 4.00 am meet in the hotel lobby for your transfer to Ana Maria at Jucaro Port.10.00 am Ferry transfer out to where the Caballones is moored. After some refreshing drinks and after you have unpacked its time to leave for a full afternoons fishing. Overnight accommodation: Caballones F/B. DAYS 3 TO 7 (sunday to thursday) 7.00 am Wake-Up call, 7.30 breakfast, 8.00 Depart with guides for your full days fishing. Note: Schedule can be changed according to your preferences and your guides suggestions. Overnight accommodation: Caballones F/B. DAY 8 (friday) Morning fishing with guide. Lunchtime transfer back to Jucaro Port and then transfer back to Havana. Approximate arrival time back in Havana 8.30 pm. Overnight accommodation: Panorama Hotel in Havana B/B. DAY 9 (saturday) Subject to your flight time, arrange an airport transfer with the hotel reception back to Havana airport. Depart HAVANA (HAV). DAY 10 (sunday) Arrive London AM

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, transfers, accommodation, guided fishing, packed lunch whilst fishing and fishing licences. Flight Route and flight time UK - Havana (approx 9.5 hrs)

Fishing Methods Saltwater Fly Fishing Species to Catch Bonefish, Permit, Tarpon

Transfer Time Havana airport - Parque Central Hotel (approx 30 mins) Parque Central Hotel - Ana Maria (approx 5 hrs).

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TOUR REFERENCE: CUB003

Escorted Fly Fishing Jardines de la Reina CUBA This is the perfect opportunity to join Jack Simpson on one of his many hosted trips to Cuba; what’s more David Barden’s of Walkers of Trowel will also be fishing on this hosted week. If you ever fancied a hosted trip to Cuba this has defiantly got to be the one, regardless if you are a complete beginner, intermediate or experienced fly angler, by joining us and Jack you will get to experience exciting fly fishing and light tackle spinning in possibly the most prolific salt- water destination in the northern hemisphere. The Jardines de la Reina is a major chain of islands off Cuba’s Southeastern Coast, which is 125 miles long - very similar in distance and size to the Florida Keys. The area of the JDR that we fish is approximately 2600 square miles, a vast offshore wilderness, where you will never see another angler most days, other than people in your own group. We use two live aboard boats the Halcon and Caballoes with a maximum group size of just 12 people. Each night you will talk Jack and the guides and plan on what you would like to do the following day. This is often dependant on the weather, the tides, and also what fish the anglers prefer to target that day. With such a huge amount of water available, it is easy to spread all the anglers out in the fishing area where everyone will be in superb water. There are no restrictions on where you can go or what you can fish for.  The large variety of flats fish and reef fish available make the JDR the finest destination in the World if you enjoy catching a variety of fish. Not only do you have the big three (Bonefish, Tarpon and Permit) but the JDR is perhaps the last place in the world where you can catch big Mutton Snappers on the flats, like you could in Florida forty years ago!

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SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary is only a suggested one, as there are indirect flights departing from the UK everyday. We also have direct flights departing the UK every Thursday and Monday. Therefore should you wish to extend your stay with more time in Cuba, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. Please note: the fishing is sold in set weeks with set start and finish days making it not viable for shorter trips. DAY 1 (friday) Flights are available from Virgin, Iberia and Air France. Arrive HAVANA (HAV). On arrival you will walk through the terminal building where outside our representive’s will be waiting, to greet you. They will then transfer you to the Parque Central Hotel in Havana. (Note: The transfer is not included and payable locally). Rest of the evening is yours to either relax or explore Havana’s many clubs and bars. Overnight accommodation: Parque Central Hotel in Havana B/B. DAY 2 (saturday) 4.30 am meet in the hotel lobby for your transfer to Jardines de la Reina at Jucaro Port. 10.00 am Ferry transfer out to where the Tortuga is moored. After some refreshing drinks and after you have unpacked its time to leave for a full afternoons fishing. Overnight accommodation: Based on a max of 12 people with 6 staying on the Halcon F/B and 6 staying on the Caballones F/B  DAYS 3 to 7 (sunday to thursday) 7.00 am Wake-Up call. 7.30 breakfast. 8.00 Depart with guides for your full days fishing. Note: Schedule can be changed according to your preferences and your guides suggestions. Overnight accommodation: Based on a max of 12 people with 6 staying on the Halcon F/B and 6 staying on the Caballones F/B.  DAY 8 (friday) Morning fishing with guide. Lunchtime transfer back to Jucaro Port and then transfer back to Havana. Approximate arrival time back in Havana 8.30 pm.  Overnight accommodation: Parque Central Hotel in Havana B/B.  DAY 9 (saturday) Subject to your flight time, arrange an airport transfer with the hotel reception back to Havana airport.  Depart HAVANA (HAV). DAY 10 (sunday) Arrive London AM

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Accommodation, guided fishing, packed lunch whilst fishing and fishing licenses. Flight Route and flight time UK - Havana (approx 9.5 hrs) Transfer Time Havana airport - Parque Central Hotel (approx 30 mins) Parque Central Hotel - Jardines De La Reina (approx 5 hrs).

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Fishing Methods Saltwater Fly Fishing Species to Catch Bonefish, Permit, Tarpon


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TOUR REFERENCE: IND001

ESCORTED Mahseer Fishing Cauvery River India Hosted by Dave Plummer, most respected Mahseer guide.

Each year Angling Direct Holidays head guide Dave Plummer escorts a limited number of anglers to exclusively reserved stretches of Southern India’s most famous river, the Cauvery, in search of the mighty Mahseer (a legendary fighting fish that can grow to over 100lb in weight). These fish are famous for being able to strip a reel bare of 40lb line on the first run and can easily swim upstream, against rapids, at over 20 knots; a truly spectacular sight amidst splendid scenery. These escorted trips are designed for either groups or single anglers, for each week we restrict the camp to only 10 anglers. If you are either experienced or this is your first time Mahseer fishing with Dave Plummer’s expert guiding and our pre trip information you will be sure that you are only fishing the river in the right place, at the right time and with the correct fishing tackle. The stretch we fish is the Galibore area which is the furthest fishing stretch downstream and has the deepest and slowest moving water. The best fishing time is mid Jan to mid Mar when the water level drops and the fish stay in the deeper pools. The Mahseer gives a terrific fight and has earned the reputation of the river tiger. The Cauvery River is well protected and therefore attracts anglers from all over the world, some returning year after year, others for their first time, hoping to do battle with the great golden Mahseer. We have the fishing rights to about 40km of the Cauvery River and this consists of various pools, each with its own name. The camp has a maximum number of 10 anglers but we can also accommodate more non-anglers.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary is only a suggested one as there are direct flights departing the UK everyday with British Airways. Should you wish to extend your stay with more non-fishing days in Bangalore the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 (SATURDAY) Depart LHR with British Airways. DAY 2 (SUNDAY) Arrive Bangalore BLR AM You will be met by an Angling Direct Holidays representative for your private transport to Galibore Fishing Camp. The transfer takes approx 2 - 2.5 hours. Rest of day free to explore, the wonderful scenery or meet and make new friends. Evening fishing session. Overnight accommodation: Galibore Fishing Camp F/B (Single Tents). DAYS 3 TO 7 (MONDAY TO FRIDAY) Full days guided fishing Overnight accommodation: Galibore Fishing Camp F/B (Single Tents) DAY 8 (SATURDAY) Morning can be spent relaxing before your private transfer back to Bangalore at around 11.30 am. Overnight accommodation: Bangalore Hotel B/B (Twin Room) Single room upgrades available DAY 9 (SUNDAY) Early in the morning you will be transferred back to the international airport. Depart Bangalore BLR with British Airways. Arrive back in the UK at LHR.

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Transfers, accommodation, meals, guided fishing and fishing licence.

Fishing Methods Spinning, Lure Fishing, Bait Fishing and Freshwater Fly Fishing

Flight Route and flight time UK - Bangalore (approx 10hrs)

Species to Catch Mahseer

Transfer Time Bangalore - Fishing camp (approx 3hrs)

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TOUR REFERENCE: FLO001

Escorted Fishing Florida Keys Dave Plummer No1 guide for Tarpon, Permit and Sharks.

Each year, Angling Direct Holiday’s head guide Dave Plummer, escorts a limited number of anglers to the world famous Florida Keys. For many years, this area has been and remains one of the top fishing locations anywhere in the world.  If the sheer amount of large Tarpon, big Bonefish and punishing Permit weren’t enough, there are always the great Sharks, Lemons, Black tips, Nurse Sharks and Redfish, Stingrays, Jacks and the obligatory Barracudas to keep you busy. With Dave, the emphasis on these trips is great sport fishing, as all fishing is done with either light spinning gear or 20Ibs to 30Ibs class boat rods. In addition, as this is one of our many destinations you can rest assure that you will not only be staying and fishing with a top quality guide but also using all the latest state of the art fishing tackle. It is no wonder that with Dave’s vast experience of catering for groups of anglers and his wealth of guiding experience in the Keys makes these escorted trips so popular. The fishing can be broken down into four sections: Bonefish, Tarpon, Permit and other Back Country fishing. Bonefish fishing consists of poling along gin clear flats, sight casting to tailing Bonefish in 6 to 12 inches of water. It can be the most heart stopping experience a fisherman can endure. The Tarpon are truly one of the most magnificent fish that occupy the waters of the Florida Keys.There are a several ways that you can fish for Tarpon; Poling along shallow water flats in search of cruising or laid up fish, casting small crabs, shrimp and live bait, or those with nerves of steel can try to catch one of these 100lb fish on a fly.

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SUGGESTED ITINERARY As our accommodation has limited rooms this tour is only available on the set dates, or a combination of the set dates. DAY 1 (saturday) Depart London (Heathrow) with British Airways. Arrive Miami. On arrival you will be greeted by our holiday representative who will then transfer you down to the Florida Keys in a private car. On arrival at our house our guide Dave Plummer will be there to show you to your rooms and plan for the weeks fishing ahead. Overnight accommodation: Palm Drive S/C DAY 2 (sunday) In the morning Dave will take you into town to buy any provisions you may want, as well as sort out your fishing licence for the week. The rest of the day is free for you to relax or alternatively purchase an afternoon fishing. Overnight accommodation: Palm Drive S/C DAY 3 (monday) Subject to the time of the year and what species you wish to target normally Dave would take you out to fish on 2x4hr sessions. This way you get to fish 2 tides and is the reason why we out fish everyone on the Florida Keys. Overnight accommodation: Palm Drive S/C DAY 4 to 7 (tuesday) Full days fishing. Overnight accommodation: Palm Drive S/C DAY 8 (saturday) At around lunchtime you will be picked up by our holiday representative and transferred back Miami airport in preparation for your return flight back to the UK. Depart Miami International airport with British Airways. DAY 9 (sunday) Arrive London (Heathrow).

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Airport transfers, 5 days full fishing as indicated on itinerary, 7 nights accommodation at our own house in Islamorada on Palm Drive S/C Flight Route and flight time UK - Miami (approx 9hrs) Transfer Time Miami airport - Islamorada (approx 2 hours)

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Fishing Methods Fly Fishing, Lure Fishing, Trolling, Dead Bait and Live bait Fishing. Species to Catch Bonefish, Permit, Tarpon, Goliath Grouper, Jack Crevalle, Lemon Shark, Tiger Shark, Hammerhead Shark, Snook.


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TOUR REFERENCE: CAN002

Escorted Sturgeon Fishing canada Dave Plummer one of the UK’S top and most requested guides is now doing again group trips to British Columbia hunting down the mighty Sturgeon on the famous Fraser River. If you are a single angler or a small group this escorted trip is ideal. The fishing will be from the state of art jet boats, top fishing tackle and the regions best fishing guides. We have based this group trip on 4 anglers per boat per day, making it a very cost effect way to both fish and catch these monster fish. (Believe us once you have caught and landed one you will be glad of a short rest while others in the boat take their turn to do battle). Sturgeon Fishing British Columbia is an adventure you will always remember. Reaching weights exceeding 1000 pounds these Sturgeon inhabit the murky waters of the mighty Fraser. Special tackle and gear is required for these great fish, which is provided for you on your fishing adventure. A boat is a necessity as well and it must be rigged properly to fish for these giants. Most of the “larger” fish average between 100 and 200 pounds! However, our largest sturgeon exceeded 800 lbs! That is the exciting and mysterious aspect of sturgeon fishing; you just never know what is “nibbling” at the end of your line! For your best bet, (we believe there is nothing like it on the continent), we recommend the sturgeon-fishing holiday as the most memorable holiday you will ever take. This is big, deep fast river fishing at its very best. You will be using powerful quality tackle, fishing from superb boats in stunning surroundings. You will see eagles, perhaps bears and vast log rafts.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY Note: Dave Plummer your host and guide will travel to and from the UK with you. DAY 1 (saturday) Depart LONDON GATWICK (LGW) with Canadian Affair. Arrive Vancouver. After you have picked up your luggage and cleared customs, walk out of the terminal building where an Angling Direct Holidays representative who will drive you via private transfer to the Coast Hotel in Chilliwack, will greet you. Note: this transfer takes approx 90 minute drive. Overnight Accommodation: Coast Hotel Chilliwack R/O. DAYS 2 to 7 (sunday to friday) Early morning our guide will be pick you up from your accommodation and drive down to the river. Each day you will enjoy full 8hrs fishing from your jet boats allowing you and your guide to explore and access the best remote fishing spots all before returning to your hotel around 4.30pm. Overnight Accommodation: Coast Hotel Chilliwack R/O. DAY 8 (saturday) After checking out of the Coast Hotel our representative will be waiting to transfer you all back to Vancouver international airport and your return flight home. Depart Vancouver with Canadian Affair. DAY 9 (sunday) Arrive either LONDON GATWICK (LGW).

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Airport transfers, 7 nights accommodation, 6 days full fishing as indicated on itinerary, Bait and tackle, Canadian taxes Flight Route and flight time UK - Vancouver (approx 10hrs) Transfer Time Vancouver - Chilliwack Hotel (approx 90 mins)

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Fishing Methods Specimen Fishing, Freshwater Fly Fishing, Spinning Species to Catch Sturgeon, King / Chinook Salmon, Chum Salmon, Sockeye / Red Salmon, Pink Salmon (Odd Years), Coho / Silver Salmon

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TOUR REFERENCE: COS003

Dave Plummer Crocodile Bay Costa rica Costa Rica is a great destination; the fishing, accommodation, food and other activities at this lively resort are second to none. Regardless if you are a single angler or just a small group looking to share you’re fishing experiences with other anglers, this group trip is for you. To start the holiday there is one night in the lively capital of San Jose, Dave our guide knows this area well and will take good care of you showing you around the sights and attractions. Then moving on to our lodge you will have a mixture of inshore fishing for Roosterfish, Cubera Snappers, Jacks etc, before spending days on bigger boats offshore fishing targeting Marlin, Sailfish, big Tuna and Dorado.That’s why in the past years this group trip has appealed to both beginner anglers to big game fishing as well as the pros that come away with us each season. The resort is Costa Rica’s finest Fishing and Ecotour destination, situated on 44 acres of lush tropical gardens with 40 air-conditioned rooms in Puerto Jimenez on Costa Rica’s South Pacific Coast (Osa Peninsula). The resort features a top of the line allinclusive daily menu, swimming pool, hot tub, 5,000 sq foot luxury SPA and a conference centre that accommodates up to 80 people. Rooms include hand carved furniture and many have private Jacuzzi baths. We also offer our own in-house ecotour department to assist you with tours and activities. Our ecotour department is fully staffed and professionally run by Alberto Herrera, Eco Director. Trips include rainforest canopy tours, visits to animal sanctuaries, orchid gardens, surfing lessons, kayaking, rainforest treks, bird watching, dolphin and whale watching.

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SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary is only a suggested one, we have daily flights departing from the UK with British Airways, therefore should you wish to extend or shorten your stay with either relaxation days or fishing days, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 Depart London (Heathrow) with British Airways. Arrive Miami. Depart Miami with American Airlines. Arrive San Jose. The rest of the evening is free for you to relax. Overnight accommodation: Meliá Cariari Hotel B/B. DAY 2 In the morning you will be picked up and taken to the internal airport where you will embark on a 45 minute flight across Costa Rica to our lodge. Upon arrival you will meet and be greeted and transferred to the lodge (transfer approx 5 mins). After breakfast (8 am) you will meet your captain and you will have a full day inshore fishing. Our captains and crew will be happy for you to do as much or as little of the rigging, running lines and hooking of fish as you require. Just make it clear at the beginning of each day what you want to do and fish for. Overnight accommodation: Crocodile Bay Lodge F/B. DAY 3 to 6 After breakfast (7 am) you will meet your captain and you will have a full day inshore fishing. Our captains and crew will be happy for you to do as much or as little of the rigging, running lines and hooking of fish as you require. Just make it clear at the beginning of each day what you want to do and fish for. Overnight accommodation: Crocodile Bay Lodge F/B DAY 7 In the morning you will be picked up and returned to the small local airstrip for your return journey to San Jose. You will then meet at the airport and be transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to relax. Overnight accommodation: Meliá Cariari Hotel B/B. DAY 8 In the morning you will be picked up for a private transfer to the international airport in preparation for your return flightback to the UK. Depart San Jose with American Airlines. Arrive Miami. Depart Miami with British Airways. DAY 9 Arrive London Heathrow

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Internal flights, airport transfers, 5 days full fishing as indicated on itinerary, 2 nights accommodation in San Jose B/B, 5 nights accommodation at Crocodile Bay lodge F/B.

Fishing Methods Big Game Fishing, Trolling, Surface Poppers, Jigging, Live Baiting and Saltwater Fly Fishing

Flight Route and flight time UK - Miami (approx 9hrs) Miami - San Jose (approx 3 hours) San Jose - Crocodile Bay Lodge (approx 45mins)

Species to Catch Blue Marlin, Sailfish, Dorado, Yellowfin Tuna, Amberjack, Giant Trevally, Jack Crevalle, Kingfish, Roosterfish

Transfer Time Local airport - Crocodile Bay Resort (approx 5 mins).

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TOUR REFERENCE: PAN002

Escorted Big Game Fishing PANAMA Angling Direct Holidays bring you this EXCLUSIVE destination, which is fully guided by our very own Dave Plummer. For all of you who have enjoyed in the past or ever wondered what it would be like to join a non-stop escorted trip, well now is your chance. Dave will be at our resort for several weeks each season, whereby each week a new group of anglers will get the chance to fish these red hot waters fully guided and supported by Dave himself. We have jointly worked very hard to exclusively bring you this new destination where you can catch seemingly unlimited numbers and species of world class saltwater game fish, all in an exotic landscape of pristine ocean waters and lush tropical islands.This new operation is so remote that it has been subjected to very little fishing pressure. Imagine if you can, a fishing destination where you cast your lure or fly around the archipelagos of Coiba, Montuosa, Jicarón and the numerous smaller islands that all surround Panama’s world famous Hannibal Bank. Fishing can be divided into three main categories, offshore, inshore and fly fishing.All provide the most heart stopping action you will have ever encountered or ever imagined. Monster Black and Blue Marlin with huge schools of Wahoo and giant Yellow fin Tuna, Pacific Sailfish and Dorado are all found around our waters. The average weight of the Marlin is around 300 to 700 pounds, with some just topping the magical 1000lb weight; these fish are caught with a mixture of trolling lures and live bait. Giant Yellow fin Tuna average 200 to 300-pounds and provide fantastic sport on either trolling lures or surface poppers. Pacific Sailfish exceeding 100 pounds and big Dorado can also be taken on light conventional tackle and fly rods. For fast action, try trolling for Wahoo where multiple hook-ups are common as these speedsters attack your lures.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary cannot be altered as this is a group departure with a fixed itinerary. DAY 1 Depart HEATHROW AIRPORT (LHR) with BRITISH AIRWAYS. Arrive MIAMI (MIA). Depart MIAMI (MIA) with AMERICAN AIRLINES. Arrive PANAMA CITY (PTY). On arrival, you will walk through the terminal building, where our representative will be waiting to escort you to your hotel. This takes approx 20 min’s. Rest of the evening is yours to either relax or explore Panama City’s many clubs and bars. Overnight accommodation: Radisson Decapolis Hotel R/O DAY 2 Early in the morning, our representative will transfer you to Marcos A. Gelabert Airport for your flight from Panama City to David (Dah-veeds). On arrival, our lodge staff and our Guide Dave Plummer will greet you before transferring you to our lodge. (Approx 2.5 hours). Rest of the day is free to relax. Overnight accommodation: Paradise Lodge F/B DAYS 3 to 7 After breakfast, make your way down to the boats. Fishing is based on two anglers’ one boat and captain. You can discuss with your captain what you wish to fish for and how you wish to fish for them, as all methods are available. Overnight accommodation: Paradise Lodge F/B DAY 8 After breakfast, depart camp lunchtime via minibus to David (Dah-veeds) Airport. (Approx 2.5 hours). Fly from David (Dah-veeds) Airport to Marcos A. Gelabert Airport. On arrival, our representative will greet you and transfer you to your Panama hotel. (Approx 15 min’s). Overnight accommodation: Radisson Decapolis Hotel R/O DAY 9 In the morning, at a pre agreed time our representative will transfer you back to Panama City Internal airport PTY. (Approx 20 min’s). Depart PANAMA CITY (PTY) with AMERICAN AIRLINES. Arrive MIAMI (MIA). Depart MIAMI (MIA) with BRITISH AIRWAYS DAY 10 Arrive HEATHROW AIRPORT (LHR)

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Transfers, accommodation, all meals, fishing licence, guided fishing and tackle.

Fishing Methods Big Game Fishing, Trolling, Surface Poppers, Jigging, Live Baiting and Saltwater Fly Fishing

Flight Route and flight time UK - Miami (approx 9 hrs) Miami - Panama City (approx 3 hrs) Panama City - David (approx 1 hr)

Species to Catch Blue Marlin, Sailfish, Dorado, Yellowfin Tuna, Amberjack, Black Marlin, Snapper, Grouper, Roosterfish

Transfer Time Panama airport - Panama Hotel (approx 20 mins) David airport - Paradise Lodge (approx 2-3 hrs)

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TOUR REFERENCE: NOR003

Escorted Sea Fishing sandbakken Norway Every fancied going on a fully escorted Sea Fishing trip to Norway in search of Large Cod and Coalfish well now’s your chance, after many requests we have again for next season added a week trip hosted by our guide Paul Stevens. This is a self catering holiday with self drive boats to our location on the famous Solbergfjorden fjord which is North Norway and home to the real Norwegian sea fishing. Sandbakken Fishing Resort has an idyllic location on the shores of the Solbergfjorden in Sørreisa beneath 1000 m high mountains. Fishing Solbergfjorden, which is protected from the open sea by Senja, Norway’s second largest island; the fishing conditions are therefore not affected by the rough sea and still provide the same fishing opportunities for Cod, Coalfish, Haddock, Redfish, Catfish, Halibut. Fishing is conducted from our self-drive boats, which are all Silver Viking 18 feet, with a 30Hp, four stroke electric start engines. The boats are very roomy and steady at sea ideal for up to four anglers, however on the group trip we have based everything on 3 anglers per boat They even come equipped with sea charts, echo sounders to allow you to fish right over the marks. The boats are moored outside the accommodation on our custom-built jetty. As these are all self-drive, you can fish as much or as little as you like, no time limits on these trips, if you want, you can fish until you drop. All boats also come with full safety equipment, life jackets and a 24hr mobile telephone number for any difficulties while fishing. Our guide Paul will rotate his time between boats and is there to ensure you get the most from your holiday.

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The below itinerary cannot be altered as this tour has a set itinerary. DAY 1 (wednesday) Depart London Gatwick with Norwegian Airlines Arrive Oslo Depart Oslo Arrive Bardufoss After you have cleared customs, our holiday representative will greet you. Transfer takes approx 30 mins DAYS 2 to 7 As you have, your own boat there is no time limit to how much or how little you wish to fish and even at certain times of the year, it remains daylight for 24hrs. Overnight Accommodation: Norwegian Cabin R/O DAY 8 (wednesday) In the morning, transfer back to airport, ready for your departure flight back to the UK. Depart Bardufoss Arrive Oslo Depart Oslo Arrive London Gatwick

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Transfers, personal boat and accommodation.

Fishing Methods Saltwater perking, jigging

Flight Route and flight time UK - Oslo (approx 3 hrs) Oslo to Bardufoss (approx 45 mins)

Species to Catch Cod, Coalfish, Halibut

Transfer Time Bardufoss - Resort (approx 0.5 hrs)

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TOUR REFERENCE: NOR010

Escorted Halibut Sea Fishing havoysund Norway Group trip hosted by Paul Stevens and one of our Norwegian guides to the famous Havoysund the home of the huge Halibut. This trip is based on 2 groups of 5 anglers in each boat and cabin. The advantages of going on the group trip, is having our guides with you fishing every single day. No need to drive boats, work out the fishing marks, how to position the boat, what depth to fish etc etc. Just come on board and let our guides worry about that and you concentrate on the fishing. Another benefit is there is no extra charge for single anglers or small groups, so if there just you or 2 of you, join these escorted trips and we will make up the numbers with other customers who have the same dreams as you. The area of Havoysund, is home to around 1200 people, and is a paradise for all types of sea anglers and nature lovers. Started in 2009 in collaboration with Havoysund Hotel, the area is now most famous for it’s unbelievable sea fishing, where the size and sheer numbers of large Cod and Halibut attracting hundreds of anglers each year. Havoysund really is a place for everyone, whether you are an experienced sea angler, a beginner or even a whole family who wish to try out a few days fishing. The amount of fish in the area is immense, even by Norwegian standards, the Halibut fishing is particularly special, with fish from 10-100kg regularly caught by anglers every day. The biggest caught last year was a colossal fish of 165kg! The Cod are also there in abundance with huge numbers of fish between 3-15kg, wolfish and Haddock also make a regular appearance and also grow to specimen size, another nice surprise with the fishing in Havoysund area is the unbelievable Plaice fishing.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary cannot be altered as this tour has a set itinerary. DAY 1 Depart London Gatwick with Norwegian Airlines. Arrive Oslo. On arrival at Oslo airport take a taxi to Quality Airport Hotel Gardermoen (Taxi not included). Overnight Accommodation: Quality Airport Hotel Gardermoen (Twin Rooms) B/B DAY 2 Check out of your hotel and take a taxi ride back to the airport. (Taxi not included). Depart Oslo. Arrive Alta. Once you have cleared customs walk outside the terminal building and you will be met by our driver. You will then be transferred by private bus from Alta to Havoysund fishing camp. (Transfer time approx 2.55 hrs) (Transfer is included in the price). Overnight Accommodation: Havoysund Fishing Camp S/C DAYS 3 to 8 As you have, your own boat there is no time limit to how much or how little you wish to fish and even at certain times of the year, it remains daylight for 24hrs. Overnight Accommodation: Havoysund Fishing Camp S/C DAY 9 In the morning, you will be transferred back again via private bus to Alta Airport for your return flights. Depart Alta. Arrive Oslo. Depart Oslo. Arrive London Gatwick.

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes All Transfers from Alta / Lakselv airports to Fishing camp. All Accommodation. Fishing Boat with Sonar, chart plotter (GPS), VHF & radar. Freezer storage for your fish. Access to professional guide for guidance.

Chartered bus Lakselv to Havoysund (Transfer time approx 2 hrs)

Flight Route and flight time UK - Oslo (approx 3 hrs) Oslo - Alta: (approx 2 hrs) UK - Oslo (approx 3 hrs) Oslo - Lakselv: (approx 2 hrs)

Species to Catch Cod, Coalfish, Halibut, Plaice

Fishing Methods Saltwater perking, jigging, bait fishing

Transfer Time Chartered bus Alta to Havoysund (Transfer time approx 2.55 hrs)

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TOUR REFERENCE: NOR009

Escorted Cod Fishing Soroya Norway Another great escorted sea fishing holiday hosted by our guide Paul Stevens.

Home to the real monster Cod, but why do they call it “The Land of the big fish” Well it’s no surprise when the fishing is as varied with fish approaching the maximum size possible for their species in these nutrient rich waters surrounding Sørøya. The cod fishing is truly exceptional and in 2008 more than 10 fish weighing over 60lbs were caught - The biggest cod of the season weighing in at an astounding 75lbs! To give you some idea about the fishing in Sørøya Cod around the 20k mark are considered small and quite often are released quickly with out pictures so the angler can get back down to try and catch a more trophy size fish. Again this trip will be based on a group of just 10 anglers with 5 per cabin and per boat, both Paul and one of our Norwegian full time guides will captain the boats allowing you to concentrate on getting amongst the fish. Our fishing camp on Sørøya is situated at the northwest end of the island in the small village of Sørvaer, right on the edge of the Arctic Ocean. Due to the exposed location one runs a slight risk of not being able to go out to the hot spots when the winds are coming in out of the west but the benefits far outweigh this small possibility. Utilizing our high speed boats there is an abundance of fantastic fishing available within very reasonable distances. Situated in Sørvaer is a mini market, a petrol station and the fishing camp also sports a restaurant/pub that is open most nights. On our last group trip customers caught 18 fish over 1200lb in one day!

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The below itinerary cannot be altered as this tour has a set itinerary. DAY 1 (tuesday) Depart London Gatwick with Norwegian Airlines. Arrive Oslo. On arrival at Oslo airport take a taxi to Quality Airport Hotel Gardermoen (Taxi not included). Overnight Accommodation: Quality Airport Hotel Gardermoen (Twin Rooms) B/B. DAY 2 (wednesday) Check out of your hotel and take a taxi ride back to the airport. (Taxi not included). Depart Oslo. Arrive Alta. Once you have cleared customs walk outside the terminal building and you will be met by our driver. You will then be transferred by private bus from Alta to Oksfjord (Transfer time approx 1.45 hrs) you and the bus will then catch the ferry from Oksfjord to Hasvik. (Ferry transfer time approx 1hr) On arrival in Hasvik you and the bus will continue on to the fishing camp (Transfer time approx 45 Mins) (All these transfers are included in the price). Overnight Accommodation: Soroya Fishing Camp S/C. DAYS 3 to 8 (thursday to tuesday) As you have, your own boat there is no time limit to how much or how little you wish to fish and even at certain times of the year, it remains daylight for 24hrs. Overnight Accommodation: Soroya Fishing Camp S/C. DAY 9 (wednesday) In the morning, you will be transferred back again via private bus to Alta Airport for your return flights. Depart Alta. Arrive Oslo. Depart Oslo. Arrive London Gatwick.

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes All Transfers from Alta / Lakselv airports to Fishing camp. All Accommodation. Fishing Boat with Sonar, chart plotter (GPS), VHF & radar. Freezer storage for your fish. Flight Route and flight time UK - Oslo (approx 3 hrs) Oslo - Alta: (approx 2 hrs) UK - Oslo (approx 3 hrs) Oslo - Lakselv: (approx 2 hrs) Transfer Time Chartered bus Alta to Oksfjord (Transfer time approx 1.45 hrs) Ferry from Oksfjord to Hasvik. (Ferry transfer time approx 1hr)

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Chartered bus Hasvik to the fishing camp (Transfer time approx 45 Mins) Chartered bus Lakselv to Oksfjord (Transfer time approx 3.45 hrs) Ferry from Oksfjord to Hasvik. (Ferry transfer approx 1hr) Chartered bus Hasvik to the fishing camp (Transfer time approx 45 Mins) Fishing Methods Saltwater perking, jigging, trolling, down rigging Species to Catch Cod, Coalfish, Halibut


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ANGLING DIRECT HOLIDAYS family TOURS Holidays for all the family...

Not everyone is able to take additional holidays just dedicated to their sporting hobbies and it is for that reason we are pleased to offer our dedicated family fishing holidays. What are they? Simple just a selection of some of our current destinations that we have highlighted and tailored to suit both anglers along with non angling partners. It’s truly amazing how far family holidays have come over the last few years.The places you can now go and the experiences you can have just keep on growing. Therefore when our researchers go away on any of our trips to new and exciting destinations, they also look for additional activities that will entertain any non angling partners. There is nothing better than travelling with your partner and both experiencing your dream holiday as those combined memories will last forever. However it is important that to make sure the destination meets with your expectations we spend a long time talking to our customers asking questions, to make sure we understand your needs, wants and desires. It is armed with this information that we can then suggest suitable locations and even tailor holidays for you both. It is not uncommon for us to even take some of our standard holidays and combine these with non fishing activities either in the same country or as a multiple destination. Imagine holidays that take in both big game fishing and big game private safaris in Kenya, a day out big game fishing doing battle with the king of fish Marlin and the next day ballooning over the king of the African plains a mighty lion. Or what about exploring Madeira on the many Levada walks, sampling Madeira wine, shopping in the old town cobbled streets, before spending days fishing, dolphin and whale watching. What about visiting Los Angles, before flying onto Honolulu, and then onto Christmas Island for unbelievable saltwater fly fishing, returning to spend a week back in Honolulu exploring all the remote islands. If a more relaxed holiday is your thing while your partner goes fishing the list of either sandy tranquil beach locations or tropical rainforest resorts are endless. You imagine your perfect holiday and we will not only find it but make sure it happens.

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TOUR REFERENCE: BEL004

Family Fly Fishing Ambergris Caye Belize Whether it is arranging for a massage in the lodge’s massage room; a private fly fishing lesson; a day of diving or snorkelling around the world famous barrier reef; a round of golf on a private island; a cave tubing adventure or a jungle river cruise to a Maya, the El Pescador resort will make the perfect Belize family holiday. “El Pescador” in Spanish means “the fisherman” and as this holiday caters to all types of anglers, specialising in light tackle and salt water fly fishing, we decided to call this tour and accommodation by this name. But there is also more, there is one other way this great resort takes care of fishermen and its by providing a great, safe, exciting and entertaining destination that you can bring and enjoy with your family. For those of you who are looking for the ideal family holiday package that will cater for everyone, you need look no further. The itinerary detailed is just an example of what we can offer at this resort, for we have family adventure packages, couples getaway packages, diving packages along with Belize’s famous salt water fly fishing packages. Just contact us to discuss your arrangements and we can even tailor make the perfect holiday for the whole family. The beachfront location of this resort provides several amenities for your enjoyment. People whose priorities are fishing for Bonefish, Tarpon and Permit... and the angler’s dream of a Grand Slam are well catered for. Just imagine a Bonefish tailing aggressively in skinny water, giant Tarpon rolling across hundreds of miles of flats, the unmistakable black dorsal fin of Permit...sounds like a dream? Well you are not dreaming, you are looking at a fishery that is abundant and diverse and will challenge your ability and capture your imagination.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary is only a suggested one as we have flights departing from the UK everyday, therefore should you wish to extend your stay with more fishing days and activities or adding more destinations in Belize, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 Depart HEATHROW AIRPORT (LHR) with BRITISH AIRWAYS, Arrive MIAMI (MIA). Transfer to your stop-over hotel. Overnight accommodation: La Quinta Inn & Suites B/B. DAY 2 Depart MIAMI (MIA) with AMERICAN AIRLINES, Arrive BELIZE (BZE). After clearing Customs please continue into the Main Terminal and to the Tropic Air counter. Here you will find your connecting flight tickets waiting for you under both “El Pescador” and your last name. Your adventure begins with a quick, scenic 15-minute flight to San Pedro. On arrival a representative from El Pescador will meet you at the San Pedro Airstrip. A taxi will then transport you 3 blocks to the pier where the El Pescador representative will escort you to El Pescador by boat. Overnight accommodation: El Pescador Hotel F/B. DAY 3 Free day to relax or explore the local attractions. Overnight accommodation: El Pescador Hotel F/B. DAYS 4 to 5 A full 8 hours fishing on the numerous flats. Overnight accommodation: El Pescador Hotel F/B DAYS 6 to 7 Free day to relax or explore. Overnight accommodation: El Pescador Hotel F/B. DAYS 8 to 9 After a full breakfast, depart with your guide for a full 8 hours fishing on the numerous flats. Overnight accommodation: El Pescador Hotel F/B DAY 10 You will be taken back to San Pedro by boat, then a taxi back to the airstrip for your return flights to Belize City airport. Depart BELIZE (BZE) with AMERICAN AIRLINES. Arrive MIAMI (MIA). Depart MIAMI (MIA) with BRITISH AIRWAYS. DAY 11 Arrive LONDON (LHR).

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes All flights, transfers, accommodation and guided fishing.

Fishing Methods Saltwater Fly Fishing, Spinning

Flight Route and flight time UK - Miami (approx 9hrs) Miami - Belize City (approx 2 hrs) Belize City - San Pedro (approx 15 mins)

Species to Catch Bonefish, Permit, Tarpon

Transfer Time San Pedro - El Pescador (approx 5 mins)

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TOUR REFERENCE: CUB009

Family Fly Fishing Cayo Largo CUBA In Cayo Largo you can bonefish and Permit on white sand flats while your family enjoys the breathtaking beaches; enjoys a cocktail in the hotel pool, or participates in one of the numerous activities the resort offers. Cayo Largo del Sur, also known simply as Cayo Largo, is a small resort island belonging to Cuba in the Caribbean Sea. It is the second-biggest island in Cuba’s Canarreos Archipelago. Although only a relatively small island it is blessed with an almost continuous stretch of pretty beaches. Notably along its south coast, there are six beaches all of which will be able to satisfy your sun and sand lust: Playa Sirena, Playa Lindaman, Playa Blanca, Playa los Cocos, Playa Tortuga and Playa Luna. The northern side of Cayo Largo, where the submarine shelf is extended, is the ideal environment for fly fishing enthusiasts; it measures an average depth of 1.5 metres, ideal depths for Bonefish, Permit, Tarpon, and Jack Crevalle. You will also be able to see Permit up to 45lb zipping and darting in and around schools of Bonefish. This is a big Bonefish destination where the average weight is about 6lbs. You cannot beat stalking these Bonefish while wading in lukewarm water on the sand flats.The coral barrier protects the south side of Cayo Largo with its white beach of fine sands, which is a fantastic place for wading. The majority of Cayo Largo Flats have firm bottom ideal for wading and most days you will have the option of either fly fishing from the skiff or walking these stunning flats. The real beauty of this fishing is that with our partners we have divided all this vast area in to 38 different zones. All zones are rotated about making sure that we always have areas that are well and truly rested.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY The below itinerary is only a suggested one, as there are indirect flights departing from the UK everyday. We also have direct flights departing the UK every Thursday and returning from Havana every Monday. Therefore should you wish to extend your stay with more time in Cuba, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. Please note: the fishing is sold in set weeks with set start and finish days making it not viable for shorter trips. DAY 1 (friday) Flights are available from Iberia and Air France. Arrive HAVANA (HAV). On arrival you will walk through the terminal building where outside our representatives will be waiting, holding up your name. They will then transfer you to the Parque Central Hotel in Havana. (Note: The transfer is not included and payable locally). Rest of the evening is yours to either relax or explore Havana’s many clubs and bars. Overnight accommodation: Parque Central Hotel in Havana B/B DAY 2 (saturday) 4.00 am meet in the hotel reception where you will be transferred for your domestic flight to Cayo Largo (40 min flight). On arrival our representatives will be waiting to transfer you from the airport to the Sol Cayo Largo Hotel. Overnight accommodation: Sol Cayo Largo Hotel F/B DAYS 3 TO 8 (sunday to friday) 7.00 am Wake-Up call and breakfast, 7.30 Transfer to the fishing dock (5 min ride), 8.00 Depart with guides for your full days fishing with packed lunch. Non Anglers free day to relax and enjoy the hotel extensive facilities or the white sandy beach. Overnight accommodation: Sol Cayo Largo Hotel F/B DAYS 9 TO 13 (saturday to wednesday) Free days to relax. Overnight accommodation: Sol Cayo Largo Hotel F/B DAY 14 (thursday) Lunchtime you will be transferred back to domestic airport for your return flight back to Havana. On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight accommodation: Parque Central Hotel in Havana B/B DAY 15 (friday) Subject to your flight time arrange an airport transfer with the hotel reception back to Havana airport. Depart HAVANA (HAV). DAY 16 (saturday) Arrive London AM

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, transfers, accommodation, guided fishing, packed lunch whilst fishing and fishing licences. Flight Route and flight time UK - Havana (approx 9.5 hrs) Havana - Cayo Largo (approx 40 mins)

Fishing Methods Saltwater Fly Fishing Species to Catch Bonefish, Permit, Tarpon

Transfer Time Havana airport - Parque Central Hotel (approx 30 mins) Cayo Largo airport - Sol Cayo Largo Hotel (approx 5 mins)

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TOUR REFERENCE: KEN002

Big Game Fishing & Safari Kenya A natural habitat of order, beauty, luxury, peace and sensual indulgence.

Kenya is a great place for a tropical “Divorce Free” holiday, combining big-game fishing and big game watching on one of our fantastic safaris. The climate is fabulous, the people friendly and accommodating and the country itself is diverse and beautiful. As the name suggests, this becomes the true experience of Kenya with all she has to offer in terms of big-game. Come and experience the luxury accommodation and facilities at the world famous Hemingway’s resort, before exploring the plains of Kenya. Be amazed at the simple luxury of your camp, in the middle of nowhere.

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There is great variety of fishing, and plenty of other interesting things to do on non-fishing days. The pace of life is very relaxed.The coral gardens, just 2 km from the hotel, are spectacular and there is a wonderful tidal creek, just up the coast at Mida, a great place for bird watching, fishing, beach barbeques and sunset cruises. Big-game fishing is just for the macho men? Don’t you believe it! If you’ve never fished before, are not-so-young, or of the fairer sex, “hakuna matata” no problem. Our experienced crews are well versed at assisting anglers of all abilities.

DAY 9 Morning breakfast after which you proceed on a Game Drive returning to the camp in time for lunch. Afternoon Game Drive to late evening. You then return back to the camp for dinner and overnight. Overnight accommodation: Kulalu Camp F/B

Regardless of whether you are an angler, or non angler, no visit to Kenya is complete without a safari. A cramped mini-bus stuffed to the gills with farepaying passengers, tearing from pillar to post is not our idea of a safari. We offer personal safaris, travelling in the comfort of a long wheeled base Land Rover. We stop when you want to stop and move on, when you want to.

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The below itinerary is only a suggested one as there are direct flights departing the UK everyday to Nairobi. Should you wish to extend or shorten your stay with more or less time in Kenya, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 to 2 Depart London Heathrow Virgin Airlines. Arrive Nairobi, Depart Nairobi, Arrive Mombasa. . Transfer to the Hemingways Resort. Rest of day free to explore.Overnight accommodation: Hemingways H/B. DAY 3 Free day to relax or explore. Overnight accommodation: Hemingways H/B. DAYS 4 to 7 Full days fishing on one of our game boats, fishing for whatever you wish to target. Overnight accommodation: Hemingways H/B. DAY 8 Depart from Hemingways and drive via Bachuma or Sala Gate. Game Drive as you view the large man made Aruba Dam. Lunch at Kulalu Camp and a lunch break. Afternoon Game Drive and return back to camp for dinner. Overnight accommodation: Kulalu Camp F/B.

DAY 10 to 11 After breakfast you will then be driven back to Hemingways to relax.Overnight accommodation: Hemingways H/B. DAYS 12 to 13 Full days fishing on one of our game boats, fishing for what ever you wish to target. Overnight accommodation: Hemingways H/B DAY 14 Angling Direct Holidays mini bus transfer from the Hemingways resort to Depart Mombasa Airport. Transfer to Mombasa Airport. Depart Mombasa, Arrive Nairobi, Depart Nairobi. Arrive London Heathrow.

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, transfers, accommodation, safari, fishing tackle, park fees & packed lunch while fishing. Flight Route and flight time UK - Nairobi (approx 8.5hrs) Nairobi - Mombasa / Malindi (approx 1hr) Transfer Time Mombasa - Hemingways Resort (approx 1.5hrs)

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Fishing Methods Saltwater Big Game, Fly Fishing Species to Catch Dorado, Blue Marlin, Black Marlin, Striped Marlin, Saifish, Yellow Fin Tuna


Family

TOUR REFERENCE: MAD003

Family Fishing Holiday Madeira Dedicated holiday that is suitable for the whole family.

In the past Madeira’s warm summers and mild winters have only traditionally attracted the ‘older generation’. But, that’s all now changing as more and more younger people realise just what this great family destination has to offer. No, you are not going to find miles and miles of deserted sandy beaches with bars and clubs. What you will find is a destination that has more to see and do than most of those places put together. Madeira is different and is proud that it breaks the mould. Holidays in Madeira are for those who like splendid scenery, as well as sub-tropical flora and fauna, not to mention a modicum of old colonial charm. For here, you have a holiday that includes opportunities in the capital to soak up the atmosphere, indulge your cultural taste buds or to shop and find some local souvenirs, such as Madeira’s famous basket/ tapestry work or fine wine, for an eternal reminder of your holiday. You could spend hours and hours walking/trekking, viewing the many gardens with their tropical plants/flowers, or travel inland exploring the wonderful scenery of this volcanic island. Walking has long been a favourite pastime for those on holidays in Madeira.The levadas (irrigation channels) that criss cross the island form a network of trails that take you through spectacular volcanic landscapes. However, there is even more, championship golf courses, various water sports which obviously include one of Madeira’s most famous attractions its huge Blue marlin fishing. One of the best locations in the world to catch 1,000lb Marlin.

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The below itinerary is only a suggested one as there are UK direct EasyJet flights to/from Madeira every Monday and Saturday (London Gatwick), and EasyJet direct flights to/from Madeira every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (London Stansted). Should you wish to extend or shorten your stay with more or less time in Madeira, the itinerary below can therefore be tailored to suit. We also have a wide selection of hotels to offer in Madeira so should you fancy an alternative hotel please just contact us for details. DAY 1 Depart London Stansted with EasyJet. Arrive at Madeira FNC Airport Transfer to the hotel of your choice. Rest of the day and evening is freeto explore, taste and smell the wonderful sights and sounds of Madeira. Overnight accommodation: EdenMar Hotel B/B. DAY 2 Angling Direct Holidays representative will meet you in your hotel reception to explain and inform you of optional island tours or additional activities to help you plan the rest of your holiday. Rest of the day and evening is free to explore, taste and smell the wonderful sights and sounds of Madeira. Overnight accommodation: Eden Mar Hotel B/B DAY 3 This is a free day to relax and explore the many sights and sounds of Madeira. Overnight accommodation: Eden Mar Hotel B/B. DAYS 4 to 5 AM our guides will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to Funchal marina. Enjoy full day big game fishing. Return taxi from marina to your hotel. Why not enjoy the evening dining outside right on the marina’s edge? Overnight accommodation: Eden Mar Hotel B/B DAYS 6 to 13 These are free days to relax and explore the many sights and sounds of Madeira. Overnight accommodation: Eden Mar Hotel B/B DAY 14 Angling Direct Holidays taxi transfer to depart Madeira Airport. Depart Madeira FNC Airport with EasyJet . Arrive London Stansted.

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, transfers, accommodation, fishing, all tackle and packed lunch while fishing. Flight Route and flight time UK - Funchal (approx 4hrs)

Fishing Methods Big Game Fishing, Trolling. Species to Catch Blue Marlin, Big Eye Tuna, Wahoo.

Transfer Time Funchal airport - Resort (approx 20 mins).

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TOUR REFERENCE: MEX004

Cabo Family Fishing Experience Mexico This just has to be one of the best places in the world. Great hotels, stunning beaches, unstoppable nightlife and coupled with dream Marlin fishing. “You are bound to fall in love with Cabo”. Today, Cabo remains a rustic resort town with restaurants covering a wide range of tastes and expenses. Gift shops sell a wide variety of products, Mexican arts, crafts and decorative items. Luxurious yachts are moored alongside fishing craft in the 300-boat Marina. Sumptuous resort hotels line the beaches on both the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortez, which meet at the magnificent rocky sentinel, known as “Land’s End”. The hills and beaches of the town are sprinkled with luxurious homes and condominiums. Cabo retains much of its old world character and charm, and though no longer a sleepy fishing village, it remains the continent’s centre of world-class big game fishing. For some, it is a deserted strand of soft golden sand, meandering far into a peerless horizon. For others, a day at the beach includes the human element. A perfect place that is synonymous with bikinis, water sports and people watching. While other parts of the globe may boast their own beautiful beaches, Cabo San Lucas and the Los Cabo’s area have abundant stunning coasts and, unlike much of the world, fewer crowds. Here, beaches offer a wide variety, from the wild and windswept Pacific Ocean coast, to the placid Sea of Cortez bays and coves; the latter seemingly created for nothing more than lazy days of snorkelling and lolling about in the surf. Sure, the beaches are fantastic, the weather perfect and the people friendly, but above all this, and without a doubt, the fishing is what put Cabo “On the map”.

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The below itinerary is only a suggested one as there are indirect flights departing the UK everyday, via Dallas Fort Worth. Should you wish to extend or shorten your stay with more time or less time in Mexico, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 Depart London (LHR). Arrive Dallas (DFW). Free Airport Shuttle. At Airport Information call hotel direct at 214-441-9000 and be prepared to provide gate number and terminal information. Proceed downstairs curb side and wait under Gray COURTESY VAN sign. Look for TOTAL ENTERPRISE van. Overnight accommodation: Super 8 DFW Airport Hotel B/B DAY 2 Take the Free Airport shuttle. Depart Dallas (DFW). Arrive San Jose del Cabo (SJD). As you walk out of the terminal building look for our representative will be waiting to greet you. Transfer to your hotel - approx time 60 min’s. Overnight accommodation: Hotel of your choice DAYS 3 to 6 In the morning make your way to the marina where you will meet your boat, captain and crew for 8 hours big game fishing for the species of your choice. Our captains and crew will be happy for you to do as much or as little of the rigging, running lines and hooking of fish as you require. Just make it clear at the beginning of each day what you want to do and fish for. Overnight accommodation: Hotel of your choice. DAY 7 Free Day to relax or explore. Overnight accommodation: Hotel of your choice. DAY 8 After breakfast take the Angling Direct Holidays taxi transfer from your hotel to Depart San Jose Los Cabo’s Airport. Depart San Jose del Cabo (SJD). Arrive Dallas (DFW). Depart Dallas (DFW). DAY 9 Arrive London (LHR).

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, transfers, accommodation, fishing, packed lunch/drinks while fishing.

Fishing Methods Big Game Fishing, Trolling, Surface Poppers, Jigging, Live Baiting and Saltwater Fly Fishing

Flight Route and flight time UK - Dallas (approx 9 hrs) Dallas - San Jose (approx 3 hrs)

Species to Catch Blue Marlin, Black Marlin, Striped Marlin, Sailfish, Dorado, Wahoo, Yellowfin Tuna, Amberjack, Grouper, Jack Crevalle, Snappers, Roosterfish.

Transfer Time San Jose Airport - Mexico accommodation (approx 1 hr)

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ANGLING DIRECT HOLIDAYS shooting TOURS Unmissable shooting destinations...

A new and exciting development within Angling Direct Holidays is the launch of shooting holidays worldwide. It is no coincidence that we have branched out to include shooting destinations just a natural progression as many anglers who travel are also active shooters. Over the last few years we have been constantly asked by existing customers if we were going to look at shooting holidays? Customers who we have looked after for years looking for us to offer the same kind of services where by we package everything together, no hidden extras just us taking care of everything for you. Within our brochure for the first time you will find a selection of shooting holidays, currently concentrating on some of the best wing shooting destinations around the world and some are even exclusive to Angling Direct Holidays for UK customers. We will of course just like our fishing destinations be increasing the destinations and types of shooting holidays over the next coming year, so please keep looking for news of destinations as they are added.

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For wing shooting holidays the two main countries are Argentina and Uruguay. Most commonly world know for the fantastic Dove shooting, where it is possible for a single gun to shoot many thousands of shells per day. These Doves provide great sport and by taking the higher and faster birds a challenge even for the most experienced guns. Then there is the Duck shooting, with over 12 different species to shoot, the action is very hot. Most lodges put a self imposed limit of between 200 to 300 shells per gun per day. Now normally it is possible to easily shoot the limit just on the morning flight just goes to show you how prolific the sport is. There is also Perdiz a larger version of Partridge that provides great walk up sport over pointing dogs. Combine a mornings Duck shoot, and afternoon Perdiz shoot followed by evening Dove shoot and you will quickly realise just how insane this shooting can be. But there’s more, all of our lodges are of a very high quality, providing 5 star accommodation, service, fine cuisine, top guides and bird boys. So we hope you enjoy browsing our shooting holidays and look forward in packaging everything together for you soon.

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TOUR REFERENCE: ARG111

Dove Shooting La Dormida Lodge Cordoba Argentina Built on the tradition of over 20 years of dove shooting experience, La Dormida is the newest and most exclusive dove shooters accommodation ever offered in Cordoba. Which has already received acclaim from Argentina’s journals of design and decoration. Located in Cordoba which is widely considered the dove shooting capital of the world, with 100 square mile radius (160 km) around the lodge is annually inhabited by over 50.000.000 million doves, and the birds reproduce over five times per year. For the uninitiated this is quite possibly shooting heaven and whether you are a veteran or a relative novice you will be able to find sport to match. The birds fly in literally waves, darkening the skies and whether you wish to focus on sheer numbers or go for the most challenging shots the options are yours. The lodge maintains 55 shooting fields all within a short drive through the region’s rolling farmland. The program generally starts at 8:00 AM with a hearty breakfast and short drive to the shoot. In the field you will be assigned a pick up boy, who will provide you with shells and refreshments and direct you to your shooting stand. You will be visited frequently by our head guide who will be available to assist you with any need, even giving you some tips on your shooting if required. Depending on the time of the year you will shoot till noon when you will be treated to an incredible barbeque lunch, shaded by a comfortable safari tent, tasting some of Argentina’s wonderful beef and superb wines. Afternoon begins at around 2 or 2:30 hr., and continues until almost dark. There is no quitting time, good sense and tired shooters dictate when the day is through.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY There is no set itinerary and the below is only for a guide purpose, you can have as many or as little number of days shooting as you wish. We also have daily flights departing from the UK with British Airways, therefore should you wish to either extend your stay with additional days at the beginning or end in Buenos Aries, or add on some fantastic fishing, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit.. DAY 1 to 2 Depart London (Heathrow). Arrive Buenos Aries International airport. An Angling Direct. Holidays representative will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel in Buenos Aires. Overnight Accommodation: Buenos Aires Hotel Twin rooms. DAY 3 In the morning our staff will transport you to the domestic airport for your connection to Cordoba. Depart Buenos Aries. Arrive Cordoba. On arrival at Cordoba, our staff and transport will be waiting to transfer you to the lodge. Once you have had time to settle in you will depart with your guides for your first afternoon’s high volume Dove shooting. Overnight Accommodation: La Dormida Lodge F/B DAYS 4 to 7 The program starts at 8:00 AM with a hearty breakfast and short drive to the shoot. In the field you will be assigned a pick up boy, who will provide you with shells and refreshments and direct you to your shooting stand. Depending on the time of the year you will shoot till noon when you will be treated to an incredible barbeque lunch, shaded by a comfortable safari tent, tasting some of Argentina’s wonderful beef and superb wines. Afternoon begins at around 2 or 2:30 hr and continues until almost dark. There is no quitting time, good sense and tired shooters dictate when the day is through. Overnight Accommodation: La Dormida Lodge F/B DAY 8 In the morning our staff will transport you to the domestic airport for your return connection flight to Buenos Aries Depart Cordoba, Arrive Buenos Aries. On arrival at Buenos Aires, our staff and transport will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel on a B/B basis. Overnight Accommodation: Buenos Aires Hotel Twin rooms B/B DAY 9 Depart Buenos Aries International airport DAY 10 Arrive London (Heathrow)

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, International return flights, Internal flights, Airport transfers, 4.5 days shooting as indicated on itinerary, 2 nights accommodation in Buenos Aires B/B, Accommodation at La Dormidia lodge F/B. Flight Route and flight time UK - Buenos Aires (approx 16hrs) Buenos Aires - Cordoba (approx 1 hr) Transfer Time Cordoba - La Dormida Lodge (approx 1:35 hr) quarry Doves, Pigeons

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TOUR REFERENCE: ARG124

Dove Shooting Guayascate Lodge Cordoba ARGENTINA There is good and there’s really good, but sometimes something comes along that totally alters your previous expectations of good. Well that time has arrived with the opening of Guayascate Lodge. Thousands of travelling guns visit Argentina every year and why not, it’s safe, beautiful and offers the best Dove shooting holiday destinations the world has to offer. For those who love their dove shooting, the Cordoba Province is the crème de la crème of dove shooting as verified by hundreds of publications. So its no surprise it is here in the northern woods of Cordoba where Guayascate is located. The brain child of brothers Alex and Zeke Hayes who form the reputable H&H Outfitters offering the best dove shooting trips in Cordoba for over 20 years. We are proud to partner with H&H to promote this exciting new property that will revolutionize the upscale shooting market for many years to come. It is through their experiences of owning and operating four other deluxe lodges in Cordoba that inspired them to create this wonderful new masterpiece. It is 18,000 square feet of pure luxury with ten expertly appointed rooms that allow group sizes to be small and intimate with single rooms or double up for as much fun as you wish. The exterior design of local Mora rock and Quebracho hardwoods, contrasts smartly with the magic of one of the best interior designers in Buenos Aires who has left her touches of contemporary patterns of leather, tapestries and local artifacts throughout the lodge. It is doubtful you will ever encounter so many dove in a single moment, hour or day than what you will see here in the Piquillin trees where the eared dove roosts. In fact, the property at Guayascate is actually full of these Piquillin roosts making drives to the fields a matter of minutes in most cases.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY There is no set itinerary and the below is only for a guide purpose, you can have as many or as little number of days shooting as you wish. We also have daily flights departing from the UK with British Airways, therefore should you wish to either extend your stay with additional days at the beginning or end in Buenos Aries, or add on some fantastic fishing, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 Depart London (Heathrow) DAY 2 Arrive Buenos Aries International airport.  On arrival transfer to the domestic terminal for your connecting flight to Cordoba. Depart Buenos Aries. Arrive Cordoba. On arrival at Cordoba, our staff and transport will be waiting to transfer you to the lodge. When you arrive at the lodge you are welcomed with cocktails and the entire lodge staff.Once you have had time to settle in you will depart with your guides for your first afternoon’s high volume Dove shooting. Overnight Accommodation: Guayascate Lodge F/B. DAY 3 to 6 The program generally starts at 8:00 AM with a hearty breakfast and short drive to the shoot. In the field you will be assigned a pick up boy, who will provide you with shells and refreshments and direct you to your shooting stand. Depending on the time of the year you will shoot till noon when you will be treated to an incredible barbeque lunch, shaded by a comfortable safari tent, tasting some of Argentina’s wonderful beef and superb wines. Afternoon begins at around 2 or 2:30 hr., and continues until almost dark. There is no quitting time, good sense and tired shooters dictate when the day is through. And time to return to the lodge for cocktails and early dinner. Overnight Accommodation: Guayascate Lodge F/B DAY 7 On arrival transfer to the international terminal for you return flight back to the UK. Depart Cordoba,  Arrive Buenos Aries. Depart Buenos Aries International airport DAY 8 Arrive London (Heathrow).

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights International return flights, Internal flights Airport transfers, 4.5 days shooting as indicated on itinerary, Accommodation at Guayascate Lodge F/B. Flight Route and flight time UK - Buenos Aires (approx 16hrs) Buenos Aires - Cordoba (approx 1 hr) Transfer Time Cordoba - Guayascate Lodge  (approx 90 mins) QUarry Doves

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TOUR REFERENCE: ARG123

Dove Shooting La Portenita Lodge Cordoba ARGENTINA La Portenita is situated on top of a hill with magnificent views, nestled in a beautiful country setting. The house is set within the confines of a working Argentine Estancia, making for a unique hunting experience. The Lodge has been in operation since 1996 and is very popular destination for our demanding clients. The eared dove is the most prominent game bird in the area. A recent Argentine Game and Natural Resources study estimates the dove population to be upwards of 32 million birds. The eared dove is similar in size and appearance to the North American mourning dove. Its distinguishing characteristic of flying throughout the day ensures the opportunity for nonstop shooting. It’s not uncommon to shoot 2 to 3 cases of shells per day. H & H Outfitters own and control over 20,000 acres of the best land in the heart of the prime roosting areas in Argentina. The roosting ground is a heavily wooded area with native trees called Piquillin, frequently crossed by natural streams, producing an ideal habitat for the reproduction of doves. Vast and fertile valleys that furnish immense quantities of grain surround these refuges. In addition, Alex and Zeke plant crops exclusively for doves on their land and use no-till methods which provide consistent and unlimited amounts of food. By practicing these game management techniques, we are the only outfitter in the area that offers excellent shooting throughout the entire year. Beginner wing shooters will have countless opportunities to improve their skill level. Experienced guns can take great satisfaction in picking more challenging high targets.You can expect to shoot between 2 to 4 cases of shells in a normal day.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY There is no set itinerary and the below is only for a guide purpose, you can have as many or as little number of days shooting as you wish. We also have daily flights departing from the UK with British Airways, therefore should you wish to either extend your stay with additional days at the beginning or end in Buenos Aries, or add on some fantastic fishing, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 Depart London (Heathrow). DAY 2 Arrive Buenos Aries International airport. On arrival transfer to the domestic terminal for your connecting flight to Cordoba. Depart Buenos Aries. Arrive Cordoba. On arrival at Cordoba, our staff and transport will be waiting to transfer you to the lodge. When you arrive at the lodge you are welcomed with cocktails and the entire lodge staff. Once you have had time to settle in you will depart with your guides for your first afternoon’s high volume Dove shooting. Overnight Accommodation: La Portenita Lodge F/B. DAY 3 to 6 The program generally starts at 8:00 AM with a hearty breakfast and short drive to the shoot. In the field you will be assigned a pick up boy, who will provide you with shells and refreshments and direct you to your shooting stand. Depending on the time of the year you will shoot till noon when you will be treated to an incredible barbeque lunch, shaded by a comfortable safari tent, tasting some of Argentina’s wonderful beef and superb wines. Afternoon begins at around 2 or 2:30 hr., and continues until almost dark. There is no quitting time, good sense and tired shooters dictate when the day is through. And time to return to the lodge for cocktails and early dinner. Overnight Accommodation: La Portenita Lodge F/B DAY 7 On arrival transfer to the international terminal for you return flight back to the UK. Depart Cordoba, Arrive Buenos Aries. Depart Buenos Aries International airport. DAY 8 Arrive London (Heathrow).

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, International return flights, Internal flights, Airport transfers, 4.5 days shooting as indicated on itinerary, Accommodation at La Portenita lodge F/B. Flight Route and flight time UK - Buenos Aires (approx 16hrs) Buenos Aires - Cordoba (approx 1 hr) Transfer Time Cordoba - La Portenita Lodge (approx 50 mins) QUarry Doves

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TOUR REFERENCE: ARG115

los crestones Duck And Perdiz hunting Argentina Located in the Province of Buenos Aires, just 85 minutes from the Ezeiza International airport, Los Crestones Lodge, was named for the Rosy Billed Pochard-Argentina’s most distinctive and sought-after duck. Set in a mature parkland and surrounded by fertile countryside, Los Crestones will offer discerning guests a combination of decoyed ducks followed by perdiz over dogs. For those who appreciate shooting behind a well trained dog, Los Crestones is special. Your host, Claudio Villalba, has been breeding and training pedigree sporting dogs for 25 years, and they are a joy to see in the fields and in the marshes. On duck hunts, you will be accompanied by a team of well trained Retrievers, making sure that lightly hit birds are recovered. The perdiz (a prized Argentine game bird) will be shot over German Short-Hairs and English Pointers. Watching them work is a joy in itself. The lodge is a classic Argentinean estancia, which has been recently refurbished and possesses all the comfort and style you would expect of a David Denies property. Suitable for 6 guns, you will sleep in one of 6 single bedrooms, each with a private bathroom. In the evening, exquisite meals and fine Argentine wines will be enjoyed in the dining room. At Los Crestones we believe we have created a unique opportunity– a wild mixed bag hunt, supported by a great staff and great working dogs, all within a short drive of the international airport.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY There is no set itinerary and the below is only for a guide purpose, you can have as many or as little number of days shooting as you wish. We also have daily flights departing from the UK with British Airways, therefore should you wish to either extend your stay with additional days at the beginning or end in Buenos Aries, or add on some fantastic fishing, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit.. DAY 1 Depart London (Heathrow) DAY 2 Arrive Buenos Aries International airport. (flights from the UK normally arrive around 9am) After you have picked up your luggage and cleared customs, walk out of the terminal building where an Angling Direct Holidays representative will be waiting to transfer you to Los Crestones Lodge. (Transfer time 85 mins) Spend the rest of the time relaxing after the long journey. (Note subject to you arriving to the lodge in time there is the possibility of a first evening shoot. Afternoon hunts at Los Crestones can include walk-up perdiz shooting with a kennel of German shorthairs, English pointers, vizsla and Brittany spaniels. On other afternoons, guests might opt for more duck hunting or, pigeons over decoys or passing doves.) Overnight Accommodation: Los Crestones Lodge. F/B DAYS 3 to 6 After a hearty breakfast, shoot ducks over decoys in nearby ponds, lakes and slews. While we suggest the use of wad ers, you will be shooting from dry sunken “bucket” blinds, pit blinds or platform-pallet blinds. Accordingly, each pair of shooters will be accompanied by a guide with an experienced retriever at his side. Following the morning flights, you will generally return to the estancia for an Argentine-style lunch and a well deserved siesta. Afternoon hunts at Los Crestones can include walk-up perdiz shooting with a kennel of German shorthairs, English pointers, vizsla and Brittany spaniels. On other afternoons, guests might opt for more duck hunting or, pigeons over decoys or passing doves. Overnight Accommodation: Los Crestones Lodge. F/B DAY 7 In the morning our staff will transport you back to Buenos Aries (Transfer time 85 mins) Depart Buenos Aries International airport (flights normally depart to the UK around 2pm) DAY 8 Arrive London (Heathrow)

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights International return flights Airport transfers, Transfer to Los Crestones Lodge from BA, 4.5 days shooting as indicated on itinerary, Accommodation at Los Crestones Lodge F/B. Flight Route and flight time UK - Buenos Aires (approx 16hrs) Transfer Time Buenos Aires - Los Crestones Lodge (approx 85 mins) quarry Ducks, Perdiz

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TOUR REFERENCE: ARG117

La Escondida Duck Shooting ARGENTINA Argentina is famous for its diverse land areas which make ideal wing shooting; one of the most famous is called the Pampas. This area features plenty of small lakes and irrigation ditches that are located next to endless farm lands and grain fields making a real haven for migrating ducks. It is here that Estancia La Escondida is situated. The Estancia is located well off the beaten path and about six hours from Buenos Aires by ca, however all serious Duck shooters will be more than pleased with the results. La Escondida is another one of the charming Argentine early 20th-century estancias that create perfect settings for traveling duck shooters. Its particular location gives you plenty of different shooting possibilities with very little shooting pressure. The lodge consists of six double rooms with four bathrooms. It features separate dining room and lounge area, complete with a fire place plenty of areas to relax in between the morning and afternoon shoots. Being one of the River Plate wing shooting destinations, you can expect gourmet dining and first-class service throughout your stay. Once arriving in Buenos Aires, you’ll be assisted through customs. After a picturesque 3.5 hour ride, you’ll arrive at the lodge in time for lunch. Then once everyone is rested and ready you’ll depart to hunt ducks till dark. After the hunt, you’ll drive the remaining hour-and-a-half to the lodge, arriving in plenty of time to settle, take a shower, and have a cocktail before the evening’s meal. The following three days are full duck hunting days with liberal limits both in the mornings and afternoons.

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SUGGESTED ITINERARY There is no set itinerary and the below is only for a guide purpose, you can have as many or as little number of days shooting as you wish. We also have daily flights departing from the UK with British Airways, therefore should you wish to either extend your stay with additional days at the beginning or end in Buenos Aries, or add on some fantastic fishing, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 Depart London (Heathrow) DAY 2 Arrive Buenos Aries International airport. (flights from the UK normally arrive around 9am). After you have picked up your luggage and cleared customs, walk out of the terminal building where an Angling Direct Holidays representative will be waiting to transfer you to La Escondida Lodge. (Transfer time 3.5 hours). Spend the rest of the time relaxing after the long journey. (Note subject to you arriving to the lodge in time there is the possibility of a first evening shoot. After lunch and siesta, 15 minute drive to the high volume duck area. Back to the estancia for drinks and dinner with briefing by your host on the hunting days to come. Overnight Accommodation: La Escondida Lodge. F/B. DAYS 3 to 5 Three full shooting days. Wake up call around 6:00 a.m., breakfast and transfer to different duck areas; all at a 15 minute drive radius. Back to the estancia for cocktails and lunch. After a siesta, return to the duck blinds, or alternatively, dove and perdiz both optional are available within 1½ hour drive. (Note in total you are aloud to shoot upto 9 box’s of shells per gun for Ducks each day, you would normally shoot 5 in the morning and 3 in the evening, however if you wish you can shoot all your boxes in the morning and shoot other species in the afternoon). Overnight Accommodation: La Escondida Lodge. F/B. DAY 6 (Subject to flight times) Morning duck hunt. Transfer to Buenos Aires International airport after lunch. Then our our staff will transport you back to Buenos Aries (Transfer time 3.5 hours). Depart Buenos Aries International airport (flights normally depart to the UK around 2pm). DAY 7 Arrive London (Heathrow).

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights International return flights Airport transfers, Transfer to La Escondida Lodge from BA, 4 days shooting as indicated on itinerary, gun licence, Accommodation at La Escondida Lodge F/B. Flight Route and flight time UK - Buenos Aires (approx 16hrs) Transfer Time Buenos Aires - La Escondida Lodge (3.5 hours) quarry Ducks, Perdiz

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TOUR REFERENCE: ARG120

Santa Rosa Mixed Bag Shooting ARGENTINA Santa Rosa was the ORIGINAL River Plate Wingshooting estancia hand-selected 25 years ago for incredible high volume dove shooting during the spring and summer months and the ultimate in mixed bag hunting during the winter months. Travel logistics could not be any easier for the best high volume dove shooting in Argentina… only 2.5 hours by ground transfer from the Buenos Aires International Airport! River Plate’s exclusive agreements with numerous local farmers have given us a permanent lease to the largest dove roost in the area plus all the top dove shooting fields giving our clients the best high volume dove hunting experience every day of the season. Estancia Santa Rosa was originally build in the late 1800’s and has been professionally restored and updated to give guests all the comforts and amenities expected from a five star sporting destination. River Plate’s professional staff gives clients a highend lodge experience coupled with the best dove shooting in South America. The professional kitchen staff prepares delicious gourmet cuisine…especially high quality beef entrees that have made Argentina famous. The dove hunting in this area will keep your fingers pulling the trigger from sun up to sun down each day. Hunters are provided with a comfortable swivel seat and two bird boys to offer cold drinks, refill shell pouches, load guns, count bird hits, and pick up birds and shell casings. The spring and summer season (October through April) give high volume dove shooters the opportunity to fire THOUSANDS of shells per day at doves that fly non-stop from roost to food source to water source and back!

SUGGESTED ITINERARY There is no set itinerary and the below is only for a guide purpose, you can have as many or as little number of days shooting as you wish. We also have daily flights departing from the UK with British Airways, therefore should you wish to either extend your stay with additional days at the beginning or end in Buenos Aries, or add on some fantastic fishing, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 Depart London (Heathrow). DAY 2 Arrive Buenos Aries International airport. (flights from the UK normally arrive around 9am). After you have picked up your luggage and cleared customs, walk out of the terminal building where an Angling Direct Holidays representative will be waiting to transfer you to Santa Rosa. (Transfer time 3 hours). After lunch and siesta, a 25 minute drive to the high volume dove area, spending the first afternoon shooting Doves. Afterwards return back to the estancia for cocktails and dinner. Overnight Accommodation: Santa Rosa. F/B. DAYS 3 to 5 Three full shooting days. Wake up call around 5:00 a.m., breakfast and transfer to the high volume duck shooting area. The duck shoot is so good, you will reach your limit early in the morning and have enough time to add a third shoot in the day: optional perdiz over pointing dogs for an additional cost per day. Back to the estancia for cocktails and lunch. High volume dove shooting in the afternoon after a siesta, or an optional perdiz shoot. (Note in total you are aloud to shoot upto 9 box’s of shells per gun for Ducks each day, you would normally shoot 5 in the morning and 3 in the evening, however if you wish you can shoot all your boxes in the morning and shoot other species in the afternoon) Overnight Accommodation: Santa Rosa. F/B. DAY 6 After breakfast transfer to Buenos Aires International airport by road (Transfer time 3 hours). Depart Buenos Aries International airport (flights normally depart to the UK around 2pm). DAY 7 Arrive London (Heathrow).

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, International return flights Airport transfers, Transfer to Santa Rosa from BA, 3.5 days shooting as indicated on itinerary, gun licence, Accommodation at Estancia El Rincon F/B. Flight Route and flight time UK - Buenos Aires (approx 16hrs) Transfer Time Buenos Aires - Santa Rosa (2.45 hours) quarry Ducks, Perdiz

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TOUR REFERENCE: ARG121

Dove Shooting Sierra Verde Lodge Cordoba ARGENTINA Sierra Verde, located just a 35 minute drive from the Cordoba Airport, is the first lodge opened by the Hayes brothers. This scenic home has been receiving hunters since 1990. This is a beautiful European style lodge with seven spacious bedrooms. A magnificent view from the dining room overlooks a manicured 10 acre lawn.The drives to the fields are a very comfortable 15 to 50 minutes. The lodge offers many amenities including: a lavish outdoor pool and a Jacuzzi with capacity for ten people.The experienced staff, with over 20 years catering to hunters, will make your stay at Sierra Verde the experience of a lifetime. The gourmet meals are a combination of European dishes combined with typical Argentine cuisine. We use our own grass fed beef so the meat you will enjoy during your stay is second to none. Sierra Verde will meet the expectations of the most discerning international traveler. H & H Outfitters own and control over 20,000 acres of the best land in the heart of the prime roosting areas in Argentina. The roosting ground is a heavily wooded area with native trees called Piquillin, frequently crossed by natural streams, producing an ideal habitat for the reproduction of doves. Vast and fertile valleys that furnish immense quantities of grain surround these refuges. In addition, Alex and Zeke plant crops exclusively for doves on their land and use no-till methods which provide consistent and unlimited amounts of food. By practicing these game management techniques, we are the only outfitter in the area that offers excellent shooting throughout the entire year. Beginner wing shooters will have countless opportunities to improve their skill level. Experienced guns can take great satisfaction in picking more challenging high targets. You can expect to shoot between 2 to 4 cases of shells in a normal day.

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SUGGESTED ITINERARY There is no set itinerary and the below is only for a guide purpose, you can have as many or as little number of days shooting as you wish. We also have daily flights departing from the UK with British Airways, therefore should you wish to either extend your stay with additional days at the beginning or end in Buenos Aries, or add on some fantastic fishing, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 Depart London (Heathrow). DAY 2 Arrive Buenos Aries International airport. On arrival transfer to the domestic terminal for your connecting flight to Cordoba. Depart Buenos Aries. Arrive Cordoba. On arrival at Cordoba, our staff and transport will be waiting to transfer you to the lodge. When you arrive at the lodge you are welcomed with cocktails and the entire lodge staff. Once you have had time to settle in you will depart with your guides for your first afternoon’s high volume Dove shooting. Overnight Accommodation: Sierra Verde Lodge F/B DAYS 3 to 6 The program generally starts at 8:00 AM with a hearty breakfast and short drive to the shoot. In the field you will be assigned a pick up boy, who will provide you with shells and refreshments and direct you to your shooting stand. Depending on the time of the year you will shoot till noon when you will be treated to an incredible barbeque lunch, shaded by a comfortable safari tent, tasting some of Argentina’s wonderful beef and superb wines. Afternoon begins at around 2 or 2:30 hr., and continues until almost dark. There is no quitting time, good sense and tired shooters dictate when the day is through. And time to return to the lodge for cocktails and early dinner. Overnight Accommodation: Sierra Verde Lodge F/B DAY 7 In the morning our staff will transport you to the domestic airport for your return connection flight to Buenos Aries Depart Cordoba, Arrive Buenos Aries. On arrival transfer to the international terminal for you return flight back to the UK. Depart Buenos Aries International airport. DAY 8 Arrive London (Heathrow).

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights International return flights, Internal flights, Airport transfers, 4.5 days shooting as indicated on itinerary, Accommodation at Sierra Verde lodge F/B. Flight Route and flight time UK - Buenos Aires (approx 16hrs) Buenos Aires - Cordoba (approx 1 hr) Transfer Time Cordoba – Sierra Verde Lodge (approx 35 mins) quarry Doves

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TOUR REFERENCE: ARG118

La Pampas mixed bag Shooting ARGENTINA Long known as a land of gauchos and wide open spaces, eastern La Pampa Province has been discovered to be absolutely loaded with doves, ducks, pigeons and perdiz of two different species, providing a shooting program that offers a true grand slam of bird shooting. Your base is La Pampas Lodge, not only a classic Argentine estancia, but with owner/hosts that are European-trained master chefs. A must for any serious gun that wants to experience the best of the best mixed bag shooting in Argentina. Duck shooting is equal to the best found anywhere in Argentina and may include shooting over small or large ponds and irrigation canals, which provide for incredible decoying. Also, decoying well are the popular wild pigeons. Expect hundreds of birds coming in to decoy from all directions. This is truly a great shooting experience that rivals the pigeon shooting in England and Paraguay. Skilled use of European-style carousels provides a decoying experience one might call “dry land duck hunting”. An Argentine favorite the perdiz shooting with our stylish bird dogs. The Elegant Crested Tinamou (or giant perdiz) is rarely seen in Argentina, but abounds in the La Pampa brush and Calden forest which covers about 2 million acres. The giant perdiz is about the size of a hen pheasant with similar plumage minus the long tail. Expect 5 to 6 flushes over dogs every half hour of easy walking in the short grass and scrub. Every flush is a heart-stopping explosion of wings, making the giant perdiz one of the premier sporting birds of the world. The area also supports good numbers of the smaller spotted tinamou. What is unique about the dove shooting here is that it can be enjoyed at any time of day, any time of the year.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY There is no set itinerary and the below is only for a guide purpose, you can have as many or as little number of days shooting as you wish. We also have daily flights departing from the UK with British Airways, therefore should you wish to either extend your stay with additional days at the beginning or end in Buenos Aries, or add on some fantastic fishing, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 Depart London (Heathrow). DAY 2 Arrive Buenos Aries International airport. (flights from the UK normally arrive around 9am). After you have picked up your luggage and cleared customs, walk out of the terminal building where an Angling Direct Holidays representative will be waiting to transfer you to Los Pampas Lodge. (Transfer time 6 hours). Overnight Accommodation: La Pampas Lodge. F/B DAYS 3 to 6 Wake up call around 6.30 a.m.; after breakfast 10 minute drive to the duck shooting areas. At midday return to lodge for lunch and siesta. Duck shooting again in the afternoon. (Note in total you are aloud to shoot upto 9 box’s of shells per gun for Ducks each day, you would normally shoot 5 in the morning and 3 in the evening, however if you wish you can shoot all your boxes in the morning and shoot other species in the afternoon). Overnight Accommodation: La Pampas Lodge. F/B DAY 7 After breakfast transfer to Buenos Aires International airport by road (Transfer time 6 hours). Depart Buenos Aries International airport (flights normally depart to the UK around 2pm). DAY 8 Arrive London (Heathrow)

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, International return flights Airport transfers, Transfer to Los Pampas Lodge from BA, 4 days shooting as indicated on itinerary, gun licence, Accommodation at Los Pampas Lodge F/B. Flight Route and flight time UK - Buenos Aires (approx 16hrs) Transfer Time Buenos Aires - La Pampas Lodge (6 hours) quarry Ducks, Perdiz

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TOUR REFERENCE: ARG119

El Rincon Mixed Bag Shooting ARGENTINA At one time, Estancia El Rincon, which extended to over three million acres, was one of the largest in the country. River Plate one of the pioneering Argentine outfitters who have hosted literally thousands of hunters, and who are still among the best of the best operators. They refurbished and upgraded the original home, which was built in 1890, to restore it to the glory of its early days and now offers 8 bedrooms and 4 baths and can comfortably accommodate a group of up to 14 guns. After extensive scouting, we opened our first mixedbag hunting operations in the southern region of the Entre Rios province. This is the ideal place for consistent Argentina duck hunting, Cordoba-volume dove hunting and bountiful perdiz populations. We enjoy private access to a huge variety of marshes, ponds and rivers as well as countless perdiz-packed pastures. Located three hours northeast of Buenos Aires in Entre Rios Province, in the midst of a region defined by marshland, pothole lakes, grain production and very few human inhabitants. The nearest towns are Gualeguay and Gualeguaychu. This area is also home to millions of resident eared dove, making our Entre Rios lodges perfect for mixed-bag hunting AND year-round dove hunting. Many experienced international sportsmen will tell you that some of the best duck hunting in Argentina can be found in the Entre Rios province. With two fantastic duck hunting lodges there, we couldn’t agree more. But the legendary Argentina duck hunting is just part of the story – the dove hunting and perdiz hunting in Entre Rios is just as impressive. Our Entre Rios program begins with a pick-up in Buenos Aires and an easy 3hr transfer. You will enjoy a hearty meal then head out to the field for an afternoon of intense high-volume dove shooting.

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SUGGESTED ITINERARY There is no set itinerary and the below is only for a guide purpose, you can have as many or as little number of days shooting as you wish. We also have daily flights departing from the UK with British Airways, therefore should you wish to either extend your stay with additional days at the beginning or end in Buenos Aries, or add on some fantastic fishing, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 Depart London (Heathrow). DAY 2 Arrive Buenos Aries International airport. (flights from the UK normally arrive around 9am). After you have picked up your luggage and cleared customs, walk out of the terminal building where an Angling Direct Holidays representative will be waiting to transfer you to Estancia El Rincon. (Transfer time 3 hours). After lunch and siesta, a 25 minute drive to the high volume dove area, spending the first afternoon shooting Doves. Afterwards return back to the estancia for cocktails and dinner. Overnight Accommodation: Estancia El Rincon. F/B. DAYS 3 to 5 Three full shooting days. Wake up call around 5:00 a.m., breakfast and transfer to the high volume duck shooting area. The duck shoot is so good, you will reach your limit early in the morning and have enough time to add a third shoot in the day: optional perdiz over pointing dogs for an additional cost per day. Back to the estancia for cocktails and lunch. High volume dove shooting in the afternoon after a siesta, or an optional perdiz shoot. (Note in total you are aloud to shoot upto 9 box’s of shells per gun for Ducks each day, you would normally shoot 5 in the morning and 3 in the evening, however if you wish you can shoot all your boxes in the morning and shoot other species in the afternoon) Overnight Accommodation: Estancia El Rincon. F/B. DAY 6 After breakfast transfer to Buenos Aires International airport by road (Transfer time 3 hours). Depart Buenos Aries International airport (flights normally depart to the UK around 2pm) DAY 7 Arrive London (Heathrow)

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights International return flights Airport transfers, Transfer to Estancia El Rincon from BA, 3.5 days shooting as indicated on itinerary, gun licence, Accommodation at Estancia El Rincon F/B. Flight Route and flight time UK - Buenos Aires (approx 16hrs) Transfer Time Buenos Aires - Estancia El Rincon (3 hours) quarry Ducks, Perdiz

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TOUR REFERENCE: ARG122

Dove Shooting La Loma Lodge Cordoba ARGENTINA La Loma is a beautiful traditional Estancia built in 1908 by one of the wealthiest families in Argentina. The lodge is located about one hour north of Cordoba International airport in the town of Totoral. The house which has eight bedrooms and a capacity for 12 hunters has recently been refurbished making this location one of our most attractive. One of the many advantages offered by La Loma is its convenient location next to the heart of the biggest dove roost in Argentina. The lodge is also located a very short distance from the fertile fields where corn, sunflowers and sorghum is grown, the perfect ingredient for a very successful dove shoot. The rides to the field range from 10 minutes to 40 minutes. The fact that H & H Outfitters owns most of the land and roosting areas around each of our lodges insures our hunters of the most consistent shooting all year round. At all three lodges we guarantee that you will have a successful shoot, if for any reason you are dissatisfied we will refund 100% of the hunting fee. H & H Outfitters own and control over 20,000 acres of the best land in the heart of the prime roosting areas in Argentina. The roosting ground is a heavily wooded area with native trees called Piquillin, frequently crossed by natural streams, producing an ideal habitat for the reproduction of doves. Vast and fertile valleys that furnish immense quantities of grain surround these refuges. In addition, Alex and Zeke plant crops exclusively for doves on their land and use no-till methods which provide consistent and unlimited amounts of food. By practicing these game management techniques, we are the only outfitter in the area that offers excellent shooting throughout the entire year.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY There is no set itinerary and the below is only for a guide purpose, you can have as many or as little number of days shooting as you wish. We also have daily flights departing from the UK with British Airways, therefore should you wish to either extend your stay with additional days at the beginning or end in Buenos Aries, or add on some fantastic fishing, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit. DAY 1 Depart London (Heathrow). DAY 2 On arrival transfer to the domestic terminal for your connecting flight to Cordoba. Depart Buenos Aries. Arrive Cordoba. On arrival at Cordoba, our staff and transport will be waiting to transfer you to the lodge. When you arrive at the lodge you are welcomed with cocktails and the entire lodge staff. Once you have had time to settle in you will depart with your guides for your first afternoon’s high volume Dove shooting. Overnight Accommodation: La Loma Lodge F/B. DAYS 3 to 6 The program generally starts at 8:00 AM with a hearty breakfast and short drive to the shoot. In the field you will be assigned a pick up boy, who will provide you with shells and refreshments and direct you to your shooting stand. Depending on the time of the year you will shoot till noon when you will be treated to an incredible barbeque lunch, shaded by a comfortable safari tent, tasting some of Argentina’s wonderful beef and superb wines. Afternoon begins at around 2 or 2:30 hr., and continues until almost dark. There is no quitting time, good sense and tired shooters dictate when the day is through. And time to return to the lodge for cocktails and early dinner. Overnight Accommodation: La Loma Lodge F/B. DAY 7 In the morning our staff will transport you to the domestic airport for your return connection flight to Buenos Aries. Depart Cordoba, Arrive Buenos Aries. On arrival transfer to the international terminal for you return flight back to the UK. Depart Buenos Aries International airport. DAY 8 Arrive London (Heathrow).

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, International return flights, Internal flights, Airport transfers, 4.5 days shooting as indicated on itinerary, Accommodation at La Loma lodge F/B. Flight Route and flight time UK - Buenos Aires (approx 16hrs) Buenos Aires - Cordoba (approx 1hr) Transfer Time Cordoba - La Loma Lodge (approx 1hr) quarry Doves

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TOUR REFERENCE: ARG112

Dove Shooting Pica Zuro Lodge Cordoba Argentina For those who have never undertaken a dove shooting trip in Cordoba it is an experience which must rank as a ‘must do’ in any keen shot’s ‘list of things to do before you die’. Quite apart from the sheer volume of doves in Cordoba, the variety of the shooting is staggering. Birds fly simultaneously in almost every direction, breaking, banking and swirling with many at heights that will test even the most expert of shots.The birds fly literally in waves, darkening the skies and whether you wish to focus on sheer numbers or go for the most challenging shots the options are yours. “Pica Zuro” is the most exclusive dove shooting lodge in Cordoba. It offers unparalleled luxury and comfort from which to enjoy the best shooting ever. Pica Zuro is located at the foot of the “Sierras Chicas”. This elegantly restored 19th century house, decorated with the ease of friendly safari style, is surrounded by wide verandas overlooking lovely gardens and orchards, and even a lake. It offers eight en suite bedrooms to accommodate a maximum of 16 guests, a comfortable living room, spacious, fully stocked complimentary bar, large dining room, great recreation area and a gun cleaning room with all the amenities. With the best Argentine beef and the finest ingredients our chef creates an array of delicious traditional specialties and international dishes. Carefully selected Argentine top wines complement his mouth-watering menus. From the moment you arrive in Argentina, the service is personalized and attention paid to every detail imaginable. This standard is maintained throughout the house staff and guide team - making this dove shooting program hard to beat.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY There is no set itinerary and the below is only for a guide purpose, you can have as many or as little number of days shooting as you wish. We also have daily flights departing from the UK with British Airways, therefore should you wish to either extend your stay with additional days at the beginning or end in Buenos Aries, or add on some fantastic fishing, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit.. DAY 1 to 2 Depart London (Heathrow). Arrive Buenos Aries International airport. An Angling Direct Holidays representative will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel in Buenos Aires. Overnight Accommodation: Buenos Aires Hotel Twin rooms. DAY 3 In the morning our staff will transport you to the domestic airport for your connection to Cordoba. Depart Buenos Aries. Arrive Cordoba. On arrival at Rio Cordoba, our staff and transport will be waiting to transfer you to the lodge. Once you have had time to settle in you will depart with your guides for your first afternoon’s high volume Dove shooting. Overnight Accommodation: Pica Zuro Lodge F/B DAYS 4 to 7 The program starts at 8:00 AM with a hearty breakfast and short drive to the shoot. In the field you will be assigned a pick up boy, who will provide you with shells and refreshments and direct you to your shooting stand. Depending on the time of the year you will shoot till noon when you will be treated to an incredible barbeque lunch, shaded by a comfortable safari tent, tasting some of Argentina’s wonderful beef and superb wines. Afternoon begins at around 2 and continues until almost dark. There is no quitting time, good sense and tired shooters dictate when the day is through. And time to return to the lodge for cocktails and early dinner. Overnight Accommodation: Pica Zuro Lodge F/B DAY 8 Transfer to Buenos Aries Depart Cordoba, Arrive Buenos Aries. On arrival at Buenos Aires, our staff and transport will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel on a B/B basis. Overnight Accommodation: Buenos Aires Hotel Twin rooms B/B DAY 9 In the morning our staff will transport you to the international airport for your return connection flight to London. Depart Buenos Aries International airport DAY 10 Arrive London (Heathrow)

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, International return flights, Internal flights, Airport transfers, 4.5 days shooting as indicated on itinerary, 2 nights accommodation in Buenos Aires B/B, Accommodation at Pica Zuro lodge F/B. Flight Route and flight time UK - Buenos Aires (approx 16hrs) Buenos Aires - Cordoba (approx 1 hr) Transfer Time Cordoba - Pica Zuro Lodge (approx 1:35 hr) Quarry Doves, Pigeons

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TOUR REFERENCE: ARG113

Montaraz Pigeon ShootinG Argentina Decoyed Pigeons are the specialty at Monteraz, and Cordoba is considered one of the best pigeon shooting regions in South America. The 50 square mile area (80 km) around the lodge is annually inhabited by over 5 million pigeons. The lodge enjoys 60 shooting fields all within a scenic drive through the region.

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This decoyed pigeon hunt is a mere one hour from Pico Zuro and La Dormida lodges so a combination of dove and pigeon is easily arranged. This is a great way to add a wonderful compliment for those shooters interested in some quaility decoyed pigeon.

DAY 1 to 2 Depart London (Heathrow)Arrive Buenos Aries International airport. An Angling Direct Holidays representative will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel in Buenos Aires. Overnight Accommodation: Buenos Aires Hotel Twin rooms B/B.

The program generally starts at 8:00 AM with a hearty breakfast and a short drive to the shoot. In the field you will be assigned a blind or hide, and you’ll be attended by a bird-boy, who will provide you with shells and refreshments at your shooting stand. Throughout the shooting session, you’ll be under the watchful eye of your guide, who will be available to assist you with any need. Depending on the time of the year, you will shoot till noon when you will be treated to a traditional barbeque lunch at the lodge, tasting some of Argentina’s wonderful beef and the exclusive wine. Afternoon’s sessions begin at around 2 or 3pm, and they continue until 5 or 6. Return to the lodge for cocktails in the wine cellar followed by dinner. Wild pigeons are both large and fast, which make calculating their speed and lead bit deceptive. Pigeons are also wary birds, and there is an element of hunting involved that makes the shooting closer to decoying ducks than shooting doves. Staying hidden and still in a good blind, is the key to success.

There is no set itinerary and the below is only for a guide purpose, you can have as many or as little number of days shooting as you wish. We also have daily flights departing from the UK with British Airways, therefore should you wish to either extend your stay with additional days at the beginning or end in Buenos Aries, or add on some fantastic fishing, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit..

DAY 3 In the morning our staff will transport you to the domestic airport for your connection to Cordoba. Depart Buenos Aries. Arrive Cordoba. On arrival at Cordoba, our staff and transport will be waiting to transfer you to the lodge. When you arrive at the lodge you are welcomed with cocktails and the entire lodge staff. Once you have had time to settle in you will depart with your guides for your first afternoon’s Pigeon shooting. Overnight Accommodation: Montaraz Lodge DAYS 4 to 7 The program generally starts at 8:00 AM with a hearty breakfast and a short drive to the shoot. In the field you will be assigned a blind or hide , and you’ll be attended by a bird-boy, who will provide you with shot shells and refreshments at your shooting stand. Throughout the shooting session, you’ll be under the watchful eye of your guide, who will be available to assist you with any need. Depending on the time of the year, you will shoot till noon when you will be treated to a traditional barbeque lunch at the lodge, tasting some of Argentina’s wonderful beef and the exclusive wine. Afternoons sessions begin at around 2 or 3pm, and they continue until 5 or 6. Return to the lodge for cocktails in the wine cellar followed by dinner. Overnight Accommodation: Montaraz Lodge F/B. DAY 8 In the morning our staff will transport you to the domestic airport for your return connection flight to Buenos Aries Depart Cordoba, Arrive Buenos Aries. On arrival at Buenos Aires, our staff and transport will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel on a B/B basis. Overnight Accommodation: Buenos Aires Hotel Twin rooms B/B. DAY 9 Transfer to Airport. Depart Buenos Aries International airport DAY 10 Arrive London (Heathrow)

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, International return flights, Internal flights, Airport transfers, 4.5 days shooting as indicated on itinerary, 2 nights accommodation in Buenos Aires B/B, Accommodation at Montaraz Lodge F/B. Flight Route and flight time UK - Buenos Aires (approx 16hrs) Buenos Aires - Cordoba (approx 1 hr) Transfer Time Cordoba - Montaraz Lodge (approx 2 hrs) quarry Pigeons

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TOUR REFERENCE: ARG114

Duck Shooting Jacana Lodge Buenos Aires Argentina One of the countries best kept secrets, the Argentine duck shooting season runs from April 1st to the end of July, a time of year often overlooked by the northern hemisphere visitors. Located in Lincoln, in the province of Buenos Aires, 300 Kilometers (185 miles) from Buenos Aires city, driving time 4 ½ hours, over good roads and through beautiful rural country is Jacana Lodge. This lodge was built specifically for hunters and is located on a regional working estancia, the lodge is terrific, and we are very proud of it. It is a comfortable, stylish base of operations, and a place to tell your friends about that snappy double you made on teal earlier in the day. Shooting is made up of shooting ducks over decoys in both morning and afternoon shoots in the ponds, slews and canals surrounding the home estancia and the agricultural tracts in western Buenos Aires Province. You will be shooting from both dry “bucket blinds” as well as pit and platform blinds depending on the topography of that day’s shoot. While the blinds are dry, getting to them requires that shooters bring waders which also help with wind and weather protection in the Argentine winter. As is traditional in Argentina, hunters will depart the lodge pre-dawn after a hearty breakfast and will be situated and ready to shoot as the morning light develops and the mist lifts. After the morning shoot and bird collection, shooters are transferred back to the lodge to clean-up and enjoy a traditional gala Argentine lunch followed by a much-needed siesta. In mid-afternoon shooters will again deploy to the field into new blinds and fresh areas for an evening shoot that continues until last light. Exhausted but happy, shooters will then return to cocktails, appetizers and an all-out Argentine dinner accompanied by handpicked wines from the Mendoza Region.

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SUGGESTED ITINERARY There is no set itinerary and the below is only for a guide purpose, you can have as many or as little number of days shooting as you wish. We also have daily flights departing from the UK with British Airways, therefore should you wish to either extend your stay with additional days at the beginning or end in Buenos Aries, or add on some fantastic fishing, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit.. DAY 1 Depart London (Heathrow) DAY 2 Arrive Buenos Aries International airport. (flights from the UK normally arrive around 9am) After you have picked up your luggage and cleared customs, walk out of the terminal building where an Angling Direct Holidays representative will be waiting to transfer you to Jacana Lodge. (Transfer time 4.5 Hours) Spend the rest of the time relaxing after the long journey. (Note subject to you arriving to the lodge in time there is the possibility of a first evening shooting) Overnight Accommodation: Jacana Lodge F/B DAYS 3 to 6 As is traditional in Argentina, you depart the lodge pre-dawn after a hearty breakfast and will be situated and ready to shoot as the morning light develops and the mist lifts. After the morning shoot and bird collection, you are transferred back to the lodge to clean-up and enjoy a traditional gala Argentine lunch followed by a much-needed siesta. In midafternoon you will again deploy to the field into new blinds and fresh areas for an evening shoot that continues until last light. Exhausted but happy, you will then return to cocktails, appetizers and an all-out Argentine dinner accompanied by handpicked wines from the Mendoza Region. Overnight Accommodation: Jacana Lodge F/B DAY 7 In the morning our staff will transport you back to Buenos Aries (Transfer time 4.5 Hours) Depart Buenos Aries International airport (flights normally depart to the UK around 2pm) DAY 8 Arrive London (Heathrow)

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights, International return flights Airport transfers, Transfer to Jacana Lodge from BA, 4.5 days shooting as indicated on itinerary, Accommodation at Jacana Lodge F/B. Flight Route and flight time UK - Buenos Aires (approx 16hrs) Transfer Time Buenos Aires - Jacana Lodge (approx 4.5 hrs) quarry Ducks

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TOUR REFERENCE: URU002

San Juan Lodge Mix Bag Uruguay Perched majestically atop a knoll with a striking 360 degree view of the fertile Uruguayan countryside is Estancia San Juan. Perched majestically atop a knoll with a striking 360 degree view of the fertile Uruguayan countryside is Estancia San Juan, managed by long time shooting hosts Bernardo and Mercedes Barran, San Juan offers the convenience of shooting all game birds in Uruguay, ducks, doves, pigeons and perdiz, from just one destination and the assurance of a world class outfitter known for attention to detail and quality. Hunting and shooting at San Juan offers a variety of game that makes Uruguay a very unique destination, where hunters can enjoy the pursuit of the upland mixed bag in the same day, each and every day. Each morning you will hunt wild partridge or perdiz in short grass pastures, and over pointers and English setters, or ducks and big wild pigeons by decoying in lagoons and ponds nearby. In the afternoons, volume dove shooting is on the shooting schedule, and normally doves are encountered, in large numbers, on a flyway enroute to a roost or at a big roost that is very close to the San Juan Estancia. However, when planning your shooting holiday to Uruguay, please consider these seasonal limitations as a guideline: Perdiz hunting runs May 1st to July 31st, Duck hunting runs from May 1st until September 15th, Pigeons generally run from May 1st to September 15th, Dove shooting is available and productive year round Everyday you will drive to the perdiz fields or to the lagoons for duck and pigeon shooting and return for lunch at the lodge, or remain in the field for an asado prepared out of doors.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY There is no set itinerary and the below is only for a guide purpose, you can have as many or as little number of days shooting as you wish. We also have daily flights departing from the UK with British Airways, therefore should you wish to either extend your stay with additional days at the beginning or end in Buenos Aries, or add on some fantastic fishing, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit.. DAY 1 to 2 Depart London (Heathrow). Arrive Buenos Aries International airport. An Angling Direct Holidays representative will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel in Buenos Aires. Overnight Accommodation: Buenos Aires Hotel Twin rooms. DAY 3 In the morning our staff transfer you by road to San Juan Lodge in Uruguay which takes aproxamatly 4.5 hours. Once you have had time to settle in you will depart with your guides for your first afternoon’s shooting. Overnight Accommodation: San Juan Lodge F/B DAYS 4 to 7 The program generally starts at 8:00 AM with a hearty breakfast and a short drive to the shoot. In the field you will be assigned a blind or hide , and you’ll be attended by a bird-boy, who will provide you with shot shells and refreshments at your shooting stand. Everyday you will drive to the perdiz fields or to the lagoons for duck and pigeon hunting and return for lunch at the lodge, or remain in the field for an asado prepared out of doors. . The afternoon shoot (normally high volume dove shooting, sometimes ducks and pigeon) will start after lunch, and will end at dusk. Each evening you will return to the lodge for cocktails and dinner. Your host and guide, as well as bird boys, will be with you to provide you with challenging shooting, and other necessities such as shotgun shells, refreshments and anything else you may need. Drive time to hunt locations is usually between 10 and 35 minutes for the perdiz, ducks or pigeon fields, and from 5 up to 35 minutes for the dove shooting. Overnight Accommodation: San Juan Lodge F/B DAY 8 In the morning our staff transfer you by road to your hotel in BA which takes aproxamatly 4.5 hours. The rest of the day is free to relax or explore. Overnight Accommodation: Buenos Aires Hotel Twin rooms B/B DAY 9 Transfer to Airport. Depart Buenos Aries International airport DAY 10 Arrive London (Heathrow)

QUICK CHECK Tour Includes Flights International return flights Airport transfers, Transfer to San Juan Lodge from BA, 4.5 days shooting as indicated on itinerary, Accommodation at San Juan Lodge F/B. Flight Route and flight time UK - Buenos Aires (approx 16hrs) Transfer Time Buenos Aires - San Juan Lodge by Minibus (approx 4.5 hours) quarry Ducks, Perdiz

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PAYMENT METHODS We accept payment by all major credit and debit cards, Visa, MasterCard, Switch, and Delta. A fee of 1.5% is charged when you use any of these credit cards, a fee of 2.5% is charged when you use American Express, there is no fee charged for payment by debit card or cheque. All our prices are quoted in UK sterling unless otherwise stated. The prices quoted within this web site are for guide purposes only, due to changing flight costs and exchange rates. The outstanding balance, as indicated on your confirmation invoice, will be due 60 days before departure. If this payment is not received, Angling Direct Holidays reserves the right to deem the booking as cancelled, with the normal cancellation conditions applying. If any booking is made within 60 days of the departure date the full payment is required on booking.

CONSUMER PROTECTION The air holidays in this brochure are ATOL protected since we hold ATOL No. 6371 issued by the Civil Aviation Authority. This means that you are protected in the unlikely event of our insolvency in that the CAA will ensure that you are not stranded abroad and arrangements will be made to refund any money you have paid to us for an advance booking. For further information, visit the ATOL website at www.atol. org.uk.

INSURANCE It is compulsory for all Holidays, that each client has adequate medical insurance, covering personal accident, medical expenses and repatriation. For additional information on obtaining holiday insurance, please visit our insurance partners on our web site or alternatively contact one of our travel consultants.

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CHANGES IN PRICE

It is not our intention to make changes to, or cancel your tour once we have accepted your booking. However, from time to time it may be necessary and we reserve the right to do so. Most changes are minor and in all cases we will tell you, as soon as reasonably possible, before the date on which you are due to depart. Occasionally, we may need to make a major change. ‘Major Changes’ include a change of your UK departure airport, resort, accommodation (where the new accommodation is of a lower official classification), or your time of departure or return by more than 24 hours. If we do make any major changes, you must let us know as soon as possible if you wish to accept the changes or cancel the holiday. Where we have accepted your booking and we find that we have to cancel it (for any reason other than your own choice) before it is due to start or we cancel the holiday because you do not wish to accept a major change by us, you can then either: a) Take a replacement holiday (subject to availability) with us of equivalent quality or higher quality provided that you pay the additional amounts due b) Take a replacement holiday with us of lower quality (subject to availability) and we will refund the difference between the sum you paid to us and the price of the replacement holiday; or c) Ask us to refund to you all payments you have made to us. If you accept a major change or where we have had to cancel your holiday and you choose either of the options in paragraphs (a) or (b) above, we will pay you compensation in accordance with Scale A below. If you choose the option (c) above we will pay you compensation in accordance with Scale B below. Compensation will not be paid where the change or cancellation is made as the result of unusual or unforeseeable circumstances beyond our control, the consequences of which we could not have avoided even with all due care. Period before departure date that notification is given by us: Compensation per person Scale A Compensation per person Scale B 0-7 days £50 £25 8-14 days £40 £20 15-28 days £30 £15 
 29-42 days £20 £10 43-56 days £10 £5 More than 56 days £5 £0 For children in respect of whom reduced rates have been charged, credit/compensation will be paid on a pro-rata basis of the adult rate. Please note in all cases our liability in respect of significant changes and cancellations is limited to offering you the above mentioned options and where applicable the compensation payments set out above. We regret that we cannot be held responsible for incidental/consequential costs or expenses you may incur as a result of any changes or cancellations. No compensation is payable for minor changes.

STANDARDS Standards vary and we do appreciate people have differing requirements. It must be remembered that some of our more exotic, pioneering tours will include trips to remote locations with limited facilities. All tours have been inspected by an Angling Direct Holidays representative. If you have any doubts as to suitability please speak to one of our travel consultants.

BAGGAGE Remember that you are not allowed to have sharp objects on any flights or ferry crossing, nor any flammable liquids or gasses within your hand luggage. On most flights there is a restriction on the size of hand luggage; in most cases it must not exceed 5 Kilos. Luggage that is to be put in the hold is generally around 23 Kilos per person. Some airlines also carry

a baggage piece limit, if you are unsure please contact us and we can advise, as this will vary between flight operators.

WEATHER We all know only to well that weather can have a major impact, not only on your holiday stay but also on the actual fishing. Delays due to bad weather will be handled in the most professional way. We promote all our holiday destinations at the favored seasonal times which should be subject to favorable conditions, however, these cannot be guaranteed as this is out of our control. Please note, for safety reasons the guide’s decision on any weather conditions is final. On any days lost because of bad weather, if Angling Direct Holidays receives any refund for any days fishing lost, this will be passed on to the client. Angling Direct Holidays cannot be held responsible for any inconvenience or cost resulting from bad weather.

OUR LIABILITY We cannot accept any liability for any delay in your outward or inward flight/s, whether the cancellation or delay is caused by the weather, airline rescheduling, industrial action or mechanical failure. We will give no refunds or compensation for lost time and services from the itinerary. We accept responsibility for any death, bodily injury or illness caused to you as a result of the proven negligent acts and/or omissions of our employees and agents. Except as provided in paragraphs (a) to (c) below, we accept responsibility for any damage caused to you as a result of any failure to perform, or improper performance of the services we have agreed to provide to you. We will not be responsible where failure or improper performance is not due to our fault because: a) Such failure is attributable to you or any member of your party: b) Such failure is attributable to a third party unconnected with the provision of the services to be provided to you and is unforeseeable or unavoidable; or c) Such failure is due to unusual and unforeseeable circumstances beyond our control, the consequences of which could not have been avoided even if all due care had been exercised, or to an event which we, even with all due care, could not foresee or forestall. Such circumstances or events include (without limitation) war or threat of war, riot, civil strife, industrial dispute, terrorist activity, natural or nuclear disaster, fire or adverse weather conditions. Subject to the limitation of liability set out in the following paragraph, our liability to you for any loss and damage which you may suffer (other than personal injury resulting from the non-performance or improper performance of the services included in the holiday) is limited to twice the price of your holiday. Our liability to you for the non-performance or improper performance by air carriers, sea carriers, rail carriers or hotel keepers of any services to be provided by them as part of your holiday is limited to the amount you can validly recover against such carrier or hotel keeper: a) In accordance with any applicable domestic law or the laws of the United Kingdom. For claims other than personal injury arising out of travel and carriage within the United Kingdom or which is otherwise not International; and b) For all claims arising out of any other travel, carriage or accommodations, in accordance with the International Convention which governs such service, including those which have not been ratified by the United Kingdom. We do not accept liability for any claim (other than claims for personal injury arising from the non-performance or improper performance of any service) in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise for consequential, economic or indirect loss or damage. Nothing in these booking conditions affects your statutory rights. Please note that where the cause of your loss, damage or injuries is due to our agents, suppliers or sub-contractors, our acceptance of any liability is subject to you assigning to us your rights against them and to your co-operating with us in any legal action we may take against them. We accept responsibility for the proper performance of the obligations in the contract between you and the company even where these obligations are performed by one of our suppliers. However we do not accept responsibility for any damage/injury caused that are attributable to your own actions, acts of some other party unconnected with the contract services or where the damage/injury results from events/circumstances which are outside our control and could not be reasonably foreseen. For injury claims, our liability is in all circumstances limited to twice the total price of the tour. In agreeing to these terms you accept this limit on our liability because it helps keep the prices of the tours as low as possible.

COMPLAINTS In the event you have a complaint while on holiday you must notify “the Company” UK office +44 (0)7890 669752 so that we can do whatever we can to immediately rectify it. Failure to do so may result in the client’s ability to claim compensation being reduced or removed completely. Should you feel your complaint was not dealt with satisfactory you must notify “the Company” in writing within 28 days of your return home. “The Company” will then investigate your complaint. In the unlikely event you have a complaint that can not be resolved; ATOL has a complete complaints procedure which can be conducted on your behalf.

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