CAYMAN ISLANDS

Quite possibly the ultimate husband/wife vacation/fishing destination, The Cayman Islands is undoubtedly one of the nicest places I have ever visited. We stay at The Southern Cross Club on Little Cayman, which is truly exceptional; you can sit on the porch outside your cabin and watch bonefish tailing along the beach in front of you, along with tarpon rolling a little further out. I am going to let the pictures tell the story of the trip, but if you would like more information visit the anglers World Holidays website at: http://www.anglersworld.tv

Quite possibly one of the nicest fishing lodges I have stayed at.

Quite possibly one of the nicest fishing lodges I have stayed at.

The beachfront accommodation is exceptional, you can fish for bonefish right in front along the beach

The beachfront accommodation is exceptional, you can fish for bonefish right in front, so keep that fly rod rigged & ready!

Little Cayman from the air, note the cloudy patch of water, thats a 'mud', caused by a  of bonefish!

Little Cayman from the air, note the cloudy patch of water, thats a ‘mud’, caused by a shoal of bonefish! You can also see the famous ‘Tarpon Lake’

There are excellent, wadeable flat all around the island. You can drive right around the island in less than 40-minutes, so whatever the weather you can easily reach a comfortable flat to fish

There are excellent, wadeable flats all around the island. You can drive right around the island in less than 40-minutes, so whatever the wind direction you can quickly reach a comfortable flat to fish

Del Elliot fishing for bonefish a flat on the northern shoreline

Del Elliot fishing for bonefish on a gorgeous flat on the northern shoreline of Little Caymen

All of the usual bonefish flies work, but it is advisable  to have some with weed guards as many of the flats are covered in lush beds of eel grass

All of the usual bonefish flies work, but it is advisable to have some with weed guards as many of the flats are covered in lush beds of eel grass. We saw permit, too, so make sure you include a few crab patterns.

Tarpon Lake is an amazing place to fish. Full of 5-15lb tarpon that following a hurricane have become land locked, its a fantastic place to catch tarpon on the fly

Tarpon Lake is an amazing place to fish. It’s full of 5-15lb tarpon that following a hurricane have become land locked, its a fantastic place to catch tarpon on the fly

Access to the lake is via a boardwalk from which you can fish, but a small boat is also available

Access to the lake is via a boardwalk from which you can fish, but a small boat and guide are also available

Del Elliot fly fishing for tarpon

Del Elliot fly fishing for tarpon at ‘Tarpon Lake’

The lake is full of dead trees, which makes playing and landing a challenge!

The lake is full of dead trees, which makes playing and landing a tarpon even more of a challenge than usual!

A small tarpon is brought to the boat

A small tarpon is brought to the boat

Tarpon average 5-15lb; great sport on a 9wt

Tarpon average 5-15lb; great sport on a 9wt

Realeasing a nice fish

Realeasing a nice fish

No fishing from 'de dock'!

No fishing from ‘de dock mon’!

One of the locals, a blue iguana

One of the locals, a blue iguana; they have right of way over car on Little Cayman!

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