New York Times writer and fishing expert,Chris Santella,recounted his trip
"chasing tarpon" on Mexico's Costa Maya in the paper's sport section
In a brilliantly descriptive report of his adventure through
mangrove tunnels near Mahahual,he talks about the variety of the indigenous
wildlife,including mangrove crabs,grets and herons. Not to mention a fish or
Santella went to a unique fly-fishing spot on the Riviera Maya to
"do battle" with baby tarpon ranging from 6 to 40 pounds and more.
brackish waters are shallow there,usually less than six feet deep. Secure from
predators and full of baitfish and other feed,they make the perfect nursery for
The area of the Riviera Maya between Tulum and the Belizean
border is a tropical wilderness waiting to be explored. After a morning fishing
for tarpon it's only a short distance to one of the area's dreamy white sand
beaches along hundreds of miles of Caribbean coast.
underwater labyrinths provide some of the world's best cave diving and
bird-spotters and wildlife enthusiasts will need more than one pair of
binoculars to take everything in.
area's protected status means opportunities to buy investment properties are
fewer but with huge potential reward. For more information about properties in
the area see the Costa Maya real estate listings on our main
website. To read the full article visit the New York Times