About Your Trip
For anglers who want to venture off-the-grid and gain access to incredible baby tarpon fishing Captain Paco's Fly fishing trips in Tabasco, Mexico offer just that! This is the antithesis of the all-inclusive Mexican resort experience, one that doesn't sacrifice quality for cheesy amenities and instead provides the "real" authentic
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Run by Mexican fishing pioneers, Paco and his son, Paco Jr. the fishing program is focused more on the fly fishing, authentic food, and full cultural emersion. While other resorts may provide assorted amenities they struggle to provide the results on the water. Fishing down in Tabasco dramatically increases your chances of catching more and bigger fish. Whether you choose to target the abounding Baby Tarpon population, or switch gears to chase giant snook, or switch gears again to target one of the many other species the area has to offer, Captain Paco will ensure you do not miss!
Whether you decide to stay for 3, 4, or 5 full days, you will be staying at Hotel Mar Mor, located in Frontera. The hotel is not the Hyatt and is a bit rough around the edges but you are only 10 minutes from the dock where you meet the guides and boats, this hotel is an excellent choice for the traveling angler, it has a quiet atmosphere and has a staff that will personalize at all times.
Between the Hotel and Captain Paco they will provide all the meals for your adventure:
Breakfast: at Cafe del Puerto includes coffee, fresh fruit, juice and pastry.
Lunch: on the boat you will find a cooler with beer, soda, water and a delicious gourmet lunch.
Dinner: Menu at the hotel includes fresh fish and seafood, steak, pasta, chicken and many national dishes.
The Camp is located between the states of Veracruz and Campeche along the Gulf of Mexico, the State of Tabasco is known for its wide rivers, deep lagoons and as a headquarters for Mexico’s oil industry. Tabasco attracts few foreign tourists, despite offering all the modern amenities you'd expect in its capital city of Villahermosa, and a fascinating array of cultural attractions and outdoor pursuits. It has enjoyed anonymity as a tourist destination, yet has set in place a number of programs and facilities to begin hosting visitors like never before.
The state is known for its high levels of humidity and the wetlands and intense tropical greenery that result. Several large rivers (including the mighty Usumacinta and Grijalva) drain from nearby mountains and tropical jungle into the Gulf of Mexico. Flat coastal plains give way to undulating foothills that eventually rise to become the Sierra Madre de Chiapas mountain range. Lagoons, estuaries and marshes dominate the landscape. In fact, during the peak of the rainy season (September-October), nearly half the state is covered by water! Not surprisingly, Tabasco is home to over 2,200 plant species, some fabulous eco parks, and one of Mexico’s most delightfully untamed biosphere reserves.
Tabasco’s 190 kilometers of coastline has no resort development, but boasts several charming seaside villages spread along estuaries, salt marshes and lagoons – worth a visit if you've a taste for the rustic rather than the all-inclusive. Some of Tabasco's many inland attractions include stunning archaeological sites, sprawling cacao plantations, quaint colonial towns, and the revitalized state capital city of Villahermosa.
Paco Jr. is 25 and has been fishing since he was 5, so for almost 20 years, and his partner Francisco M. has been fishing for 30 years down in Tabasco.
They had a fishing store and still having a Tv Show in the south of Mexico ("Lets go Fishing
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with Paco Marroquin"), with both of them they realized, that they were leaders of opinion cause in the store more than 2500 new rods and reels were sold to people that were begining in the sport, all of them said that was because they wanted to go fishing like them, and catch all the big fishes that they catch in the TV show. With this a lot of people decided to have their own fishing store and at the same time time decided to do something else; Tabasco has the 30% of the fresh water in Mexico, which means a lot of big rivers, all of them flowing into the Gulf of Mexico and for sure one of the best fisheries in this country. They have been discovering a lot of unknown places for fishing in Tabasco, but they wanted to do something different, something that reawakes the interest of the people, so they find out that there is no better way to do that than FLY FISHING, an artistic technique, very pleasing to the eye of the beginners, and exciting for all the avid anglers that practice conventional fishing.