Best Fly Fishing in Mexico

Mayazul Lodge in Punta Allen, Mexico, is a hidden gem nestled within the captivating beauty of Ascension Bay. This coastal sanctuary unveils an unmatched escape where turquoise waters meet pristine shores. The lodge’s fishing program is a testament to Ascension Bay’s tremendous potential, boasting top-tier guides and a unique approach that promises an entirely different and vastly more productive style of flats fishing.

Located within the serene Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve, Punta Allen offers a quiet refuge away from the bustle of mainstream tourism. This lobster fishing village embodies authentic charm with its gorgeous beaches, friendly locals, and tranquil ambiance. Surrounded by 1.3 million acres of diverse landscapes—from grass savannas to mangrove lagoons and the Palancar Reef—the area teems with rare wildlife and echoes of ancient Mayan heritage. Mayazul Lodge stands as a gateway to this pristine corner of the Yucatan Peninsula, inviting anglers to immerse themselves in the untouched beauty of Punta Allen for an unforgettable fishing retreat.

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Seasoned anglers seeking the pinnacle of permit fishing choose Punta Allen’s Mayazul Lodge as their premier destination. Here, the allure of permit fishing takes center stage, drawing enthusiasts to these rich coastal flats and waters. Our seasoned guides await, ready to escort you across pristine flats or on skiffs, unveiling the secrets of these elusive black tailed devils.

Permit, famed for their cunning speed and fighting tactics, can surge from 0 to 30 MPH in just a few feet—an adrenaline-pumping encounter for any angler.

While our focus lies on the thrill of permit fishing, Mayazul Lodge presents more than unparalleled permit angling opportunities. Immerse yourself in manicured landscapes, luxurious accommodations, and a culinary journey blending local inspirations with global tastes. Indulge in an all-inclusive array of cold brews, select wines and spirits, ensuring your stay is as satisfying both on and off the water. Our fly shop, stocked with leading brands like Sage and Patagonia, stands ready for anything you might have forgotten, all within an atmosphere of genuine camaraderie and laid-back charm.

Mayazul Lodge: where the pursuit of permit thrills meets sun-soaked days, unspoiled flats, and daily encounters with these elusive creatures.

At each lodge, our commitment is the same

We work tirelessly before, during, and after the season to offer our fishing guests an authentic and rewarding experience. We pay attention to the smallest details—from being on time every time, to the quality of our wines, to the type of vehicles & boats we choose. Our Bahamas’ fly-fishing lodge hosts only a limited number of guests each week, again ensuring great service and plenty of “elbowroom” in the lodge and on the river.

US citizens, Canadians, and UK passengers do not require a visa for travel to Mexico. However, you will need a valid passport with at least 2 blank pages and a copy of your return ticket upon entry. Please note that if you are arriving from a country with a risk of yellow fever, the Mexican government may require proof of Yellow Fever Vaccination as a precautionary measure.
When booking your commercial flights to/from Cancún, we ask that you adhere to a timeline in order to facilitate a safe and timely ground transfer to the lodge and back to Cancún in time for your commercial connection home. On arrival day, please plan to arrive in Cancún no later than 2:00 PM. On departure day, please depart from Cancún airport no earlier than 1:00 PM.
All of our destinations require a fishing license. We will ask you for the necessary information so that we can get a fishing license for you prior to your arrival.
Prior to your arrival, we will be sending you information on the fishing program including a recommended packing list.
There are quality fly rods, reels, and fly lines available at the Lodge for you to use free of charge. Please advise us if you need a rod/reel prior to arrival to ensure availability. Flies and leaders are also available for purchase at the Lodge.
For all our locations a lodge representative will meet you upon your arrival to the local airport holding a sign with the Lodge name so that you can identify them easily. If you are delayed or miss your flight, please let us know.