Cuban extreme fishing extravaganza

Fishing the flats in Cuba5th-13th February 2016. Trip includes fishing and some transfers, 2 nights in 5* hotel in Havana 6 nights and 6 days fishing on La Tortuga – our floating hotel with eight guest cabins for £4,250 per person.

This is a trip of a lifetime for the intrepid fisherman who wants a chance at a Grand Slam of Permit, Bonefish, Tarpon and Snook are often caught in the unspoilt water of the island – the saltwater equivalent of hunting’s MacNab (a milestone in anyone’s sporting career). Cuba has long been a Mecca for saltwater fly fisherman from around the world and there is nowhere quite like it; the people are welcoming, the scenery breathtaking and the fish are plentiful! On La Tortuga we fish two guest per skiff, meaning there will always be someone to celebrate the monster that got away or help you land the ones that don’t!

Cuba’s relatively unfished waters make this a rare gem of an expedition and it will soon not be as exclusive as it once was, with increased access for American fisherman in the near future, so enjoy it while you can! The Shotgun Chef will be on site to help in the kitchen and also to make sure that all guests get the best possible treatment, sourcing the best drinks, fine local food and cigars for the evenings.

Accommodation
Our original 110-foot double deck houseboat, La Tortuga is your accommodation for 6 nights.  It’s an extremely comfortable conversion of an old paddle boat staffed with people who really want you to get the most out of your days and nights. This steel houseboat is anchored in a protected channel, so it never moves. It is extremely stable, there’s no chance of getting seasick no matter the weather conditions.

ITINERARY:
Friday 5th February
Flight arrival in Havana
Greeted by a representative, transfer to hotel via taxi
Night at 5-Star Hotel in Havana

Saturday 6th February
4:00am Meet in hotel lobby for pick-up and transfer to Jardines de la Reina at Jucaro Port
09:00 am Transfer to La TORTUGA
Early afternoon fishing!

Sunday 7th February – Thursday 11th February AM
Staying on La Tortuga
7:00am Wake-up call
7:30am Breakfast
8:00am Fishing, two guests per skiff
Note: Schedule can be changed according to your preferences and your guide’s suggestions.

Friday 12th February
Lunchtime: transfer back to Havana city
8:30pm approximate arrival in Havana
Night at 5-Star Hotel (included in package)

Saturday 13th February
Taxi to Havana International Airport Departure flight

For details call William :
07701 33 33 23 or 01851 830 727 email: william@theshotgunchef.co.uk places are limited to 9 so please get contact asap as interest has been high.

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