Cayo Romano is ideal for saltwater fly-fishing with various species like; Tarpon, Permit and Bonefish. Expansive hard bottomed open water flats adjoining deep blue channels make for visually stunning fishing, also providing outstanding wade-fishing opportunities. Innumerable lagoons, islands and bays offer a diverse and interesting environment to explore, you’ll be astounded by the sheer numbers and size of fish just meters off Cayo Romano’s idyllic coast! Anglers in this area have caught a Tarpon on a fly-rod weighing a staggering 72kg (160lbs). Similar fish can be hooked on a regular basis in the area; you need only throw the line and relax in the crystal blue water for a bite.
You’ll be amazed by the numbers of large Permit fish in the 4.5-13kg (10-30lb) range that skirt the firm bottomed white sand flats of Cayo Romano. Probably the most rewarding angling experience at Cayo Romano is the Bonefish. Catching Bones on a light fly-rod is an ideal combination of challenge, skill and excitement. The average size of Bonefish in the area is around 1.8kg (4lbs) with perfect opportunities with both individual and groups of tailing Bonefish plus, shoals of up to several hundred are frequently seen. Land one or two fish in the 10lb range will surely make your day!
What should I take to fish in Cayo Romano?
You’d be better to take a spinning rod and fly rod arrangement and, possibly some wire trace and a large fly or a spinning rod with a barracuda lure will ensure some explosive fishing action and overall rewards. Fly-Fishing is called Pesca con Mosca in Cuba.
Do I need a permit to fish at Cayo Romano?
No, no permit is required to fish in Cayo Romano. You are advised to take plenty of water and, any food you need, since there is literally nothing nor anybody in Cayo Romano…