Little Cayman Tarpon Flies

Flies that are effective on the island of Little Cayman.
Tarpon flies require strong hooks and smaller hooks, size 2-4 seem to offer a better hooking rate (although tarpon with their strong bony underslung mouths are notoriously difficult).
Darker fly colours work well in low light conditions and particularly on the brackish waters of the tarpon lake.
Chartreuse is most effective fished in clear water over a sandy bottom.

Fly Fishing Little Cayman

Just returned from a great trip to Little Cayman with world class fly fisher, journalist and TV presenter John Horsey. He was accompanied by Wayne Jones who won the AWH Fly fishing champions run by John and also on the trip was to Welsh angler and former world champion Russell Owen.

The fishing was difficult, hot but changeable weather but all hook tarpon on the fly plus bonefish and a variety of other species. Biggest fish landed was a 60 pound tarpon by John ably assisted by Russell. It is a two man job with these hard fighting fish if you want a photograph !!!.