In Placencia, the Barrier Reef is quite a distance from the shoreline, in most places it is about 20 miles out. This bay-like area, created by the distance between the shoreline and barrier, is sprinkled with hundreds of square miles of flats for Fly Fishing. Among some of the species sought after by the fly fishermen in the Placencia area are Bone Fish, Permit, Tarpon, and Snook. The up-to 100 feet channels and Cayes between the flats, and along the Barrier Reef are perfect for Trolling and Spin Casting as well as drop fishing. Snappers, Groupers, Barracuda, Jacks, King Mackerel, and Tuna are among some of the species regularly caught spin casting or trolling.
Fishing form Placencia in whatever form is outstanding and excellent fishing can be found here year-round. The local guides from Placencia, once commercial fishermen, are well experienced and completely familiar with the waters and the fish in the area. They are willing and eager to take you to play in their backyard. With The Variety of different Species sought and the tackle used, Placencia offers a selection of activities for both the novice and the expert fishermen.