30 miles off the north coast of Honduras are the three Bay Islands of Utila ,Roatan and Guanaja . Roatan , in the middle,is the largest and most populated . Roatan has a International Airport and easy access from the States. On Roatan there is a small town called WEST END . West End has many restaurants , bars, dive shops, motels and some of the best fishermen on the island. There is a Huge Almond Tree on the beach across from Woody’s grocery and that is where the fishermen gather and stay out of the hot sun.They can be contacted here for fishing day trips.Their boats are also moored there.Under the Almond Tree is where you will find my friend ENRICK BUSH . Enrick is a fine fishermen with a beautiful boat that was carved out of a Great Mahogany Tree by hand. The boat was carved 100 years ago and came from the mosquito coast of Honduras ( east coast ).It is illegal to cut these trees down now , as they are Protected . The vessel is powered with a 3 cylinder yanmar diesel. Enrick is a talented and hard working fishermen and learnt his beginning skills from his father .His father retired from fishing and handed down his vessel to Enrick . Enricks Father is a preacher in West End Church and has been his whole life ,while fishing. Enrick comes from a large and wonderful family. A days catch for Enrick can vary from – Wahoo , Mahi-Mahi , Barracuda and many species of tuna. He leaves twice a day .Enrick doesn’t just go fishing – he goes catching. It’s a blast and a great way to see a beautiful island by boat and come home with dinner . If ever on the island ,you can reach Enrick @ firstname.lastname@example.org or under the almond tree
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Natural Born Fisherman!
Da Sticka Looks Like It’s Havin A Hell of a Time In Honduras!!!!
Today at Anthony’s key resort ( A.K.R. ) Roatan . Gracie is twenty years old and has two babies (dolphins ) .We meet them both . One is six and the other is just over a year old and is still nursing.There are thirty dolphins here that are well kept and highly trained .The dolphins are beautiful animals and extremely intelligent .You can spend time with them or put on snorkel equipment and swim with them and their babies .They jump , tail dance and come up and laugh at you . A.K.R. Is a first class resort.It’ s known for it’s dive center, dolphins,horseback riding and dining . Everything is all inclusive ………..part of getting stronger — is knowing when to rest . NAMASTE
Pictured here is my buddy Maya . She managed to land this barracuda off the north coast of honduras . Her father and myself helped her land it outside of the reefs of the island of roatan. Maya is Smart, Sweet and afraid of NOTHING !!!