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  • Chris’ Report & ’08 Special

    Hi, below is a report in two parts:

    1. A fishing report from Chris, who fished 3 days at the end of May in a deluge of rain, yet managed to land about 7 tarpon, 5 snook and bonefish.  Way to go, Chris.
    2. The best deal of the year – 2008 “2 for 1” Special.  Read down for more details…

    If you have any questions, please let us know!

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    Fellow anglers,

    The Belize River Lodge is not just a fly fishing destination.

    Take your spin rod and reel and take advantage of opportunities not available if you strictly use a fly rod.

    During my last visit, in less than ideal conditions, I had a Grand Slam using a spinning rod.  I recommend Shimano 3000 and 4000 series Stella spinning reels. Spool the 3000 with 20# Spiderwire Ultracast Invisibraid for bonefish and the 4000 with 30-40# braid for  juvenile tarpon and snook.

    If you are lucky enough to have Jose give you one of his hand tied bonefish jigs you can tie it directly to the 20# braid. I recommend a 50# fluorocarbon leader with the heavier braid.

    I had good success casting a #3 Reflecto spoon for tarpon and snook. I also recommend the Fishskin jigs in white and yellow for snook around the mangroves.   Rapala Skitterwalk and Twitch Rap are great topwater plugs as well as Mirrolure She Dog. I like black/chrome and chartreuse/silver.

    Take full advantage of this great venue and tight lines!!!!

    CHRIS FUSE

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    2008 “2 for 1” Special

    As the year rushs by and summer here, we are looking towards the fall.  While a lot of anglers are looking to travel North in search of trout, steelhead and salmon, please remember that Central Belize’s saltwater fishing is still very good in the summer and fall.   So if you did not have the time this spring to get away and fish saltwater, then here is a great opportunity.  Here are all the details:

    The “2 for 1” is date specific and below are the dates for our Special.   The special is a “2 for 1” based on our single angler rates (2007-08 rates) on specific weeks.  Below are the Special dates.

    July 15 thru 22, 2008
    September 12 thru 19, 2008
    October 11 thru 18, 2008
    October 25 thru November 1, 2008
    November 9 thru November 16, 2008
    November 23 thru November 30, 2008
    December 6 thru December 13, 2008

    Below are the rates for different package for the ’08 Summer/Fall Special.
    4 nights/3 days Lodge Fishing Package is US$2,491.00 for 2 anglers.
    6 nights/5 days Lodge Fishing Package is US$3,749.00 for 2 anglers.
    7 nights/6 days Lodge Fishing Package is US$4,456.00 for 2 anglers.
    8 nights/7 days Lodge Fishing Package is US$4,930.00 for 2 anglers.

    Other Lodge fishing packages available.

    BRL Fishing Package Includes:   Round trip airport transfers in Belize – meeting & checkout services, accommodations, air conditioning in rooms, daily housekeeping, all meals – including a box lunch, soda & drinking water, guided fishing,  skiff & fuel, Hotel Taxes & GST. BRL Fishing Package Does Not Include:   Airfare to & from Belize, fishing equipment & tackle, alcoholic beverages, tips to guides and staff, Belize Departure Tax (approximately US$37.50 per person ? included in ticket or paid at Airport)

    Valid only during the specific weeks of 2008.
    Promotion is based on double occupancy – both guests sharing room and guide.
    Offer valid only on Lodge fishing packages and may not be combined with any other promotion

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