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Holbox Tarpon Club

Holbox Island, Mexico
+52 984 875 2144
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Great Fishing Trip

Had a blast fishing with Holbox Tarpon Club! Still new to fly fishing but the guide was extremely... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
via mobile
Caught a couple of tarpon, learned a lot and had a great time

Carlos was a wonderful guide! We left bright and early, headed out to wherever the fish were biting... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2017
Shawn S
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Holbox Island, Mexico
+52 984 875 2144
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Had a blast fishing with Holbox Tarpon Club! Still new to fly fishing but the guide was extremely helpful and put me on multiple fish!

Thank msewell08
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Carlos was a wonderful guide! We left bright and early, headed out to wherever the fish were biting and the lunches were delicious. We had a great time and went out a couple days in a row because of it AND we were there at...More

1  Thank Shawn S
Reviewed 6 August 2016

The owner, Alejandro Vega Cruz ("Mr Sandflea"), is a legend in the fly fishing world. He has been featured in several films and many fly fishing articles. He has had some serious medical problems and seldom guides personally now, but he has a staff of...More

1  Thank John S
Reviewed 21 July 2016

I just got back from Holbox and OMG the people there are so GREAT now back to the fishing i met Mr sand flea and told him the skill level i was and he hooked me up with Valentine it was kinda windy but this...More

Thank Buddy S
Reviewed 12 April 2016

This was a bucket list item for my partner so in doing research Mr. SandFlea's name came up (Alejandro is his actual name) . Through email we worked out logistics, he provided licenses, equipment and everything needed for a successful fishing adventure. The day before...More

1  Thank lal1024
Reviewed 7 March 2015

There is no better fly fishing guide operation in the northern Yucatan than Captian Alejando Vega Cruz fondly known as Sandflea. This guide service is known for producing the Grand Slam of fishing, bone, permit, tarpon and snook. The best thing that I can say...More

Thank Marcia K
Reviewed 24 July 2014

My wife and I fished with two different guides. They were both excellent in their ability to get us into tarpon. They worked very hard poling the boat and positioning us in relation to the wind. We both caught tarpon and missed/didn't land many others....More

Thank Silas1
Reviewed 6 July 2014

What an incredible experience! I have done several exotic fishing trips and I would highly recommend this experience. The guides are fabulous, very skilled, accommodating and great personalities. Can't wait to go back next year. Gracias Alejandro!

Thank Garson H
Reviewed 15 April 2014

I have great help from Mr Sandflea Alejandro Vega Cruz who is the ultimate guide for Tarponfishing but he was busy with two guys from Google Earth. But I was guided by two guides instead, Alberto and Valentin. Unfortunately we were surprised by a tropical...More

2  Thank Torbjörn I
Reviewed 14 January 2014

The Holbox Tarpon Club is the place for tarpon on Holbox. Alejandro Vega (Senior Sandflea) is a world class guide who can always find tarpon. And the experience is more like fishing with a friend. I have fished with him 5 times in the last...More

1  Thank Tom S
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