Isla de la Juventud, also known as the Isle of Youth, is a popular destination for fly fishing in Cuba. The island is located in the Gulf of Mexico and is known for its clear waters and diverse marine life. The main species targeted by fly anglers on Isla de la Juventud are bonefish, tarpon, permit, and snook.
The best time to fly fish on Isla de la Juventud is typically during the winter months, from November to April, when the weather is mild, and the fish are more active. The bonefish are most active during the early morning and late afternoon, while tarpon, permit, and snook are more active during the heat of the day.
To fly fish on Isla de la Juventud, you will need a fly rod, reel, and appropriate fly patterns that mimic the fish's natural prey. It's also important to bring good quality polarized sunglasses, as the clear waters make it easier to spot fish with them. Wading boots, sunscreen, and a hat are also recommended.
It's important to note that the fishing in Isla de la Juventud is not well developed, and there are not many guides or facilities. It's advisable to research and choose a reputable operator before going.
You can contact Wild on the Fly Adventure Travel for more information.