About David Leake

Travel Director at Tailwaters Fly Fishing Co. Dallas, Tx.
16 05, 2017

Teaser: Fly Fishing for Permit at the 5th Annual Palometa Club Permit Tourney

By |May 16th, 2017|Categories: Permit, Permit Fishing|0 Comments

Tailwaters Fly Fishing Co. and The Palometa Club present the teaser for a film short that highlights some of the action from the 5th Annual Palometa Club Permit Tourney. This two minute peak features Caribbean saltwater fly fishing, budding friendships, unique experiences, and above all, a week of fun, good food, and lots [...]

14 04, 2017

5th ANNUAL PALOMETA CLUB PERMIT TOURNAMENT — NEW CHAMPIONS!!!

By |April 14th, 2017|Categories: News, Permit, Permit Fishing, Weekly Reports|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The 5th Annual Permit Tournament at the Palometa Club took place March 31 - April 7, 2017. Once again it was tons of fun and a huge success in fundraising for the Bonefish & Tarpon Trust and the schoolchildren of Punta Allen, Mexico. But unlike the last few years when Mike Gifford and David Leake took home [...]

28 02, 2017

Updated Availability (February 28th)

By |February 28th, 2017|Categories: News, Permit Fishing|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

May 12-19 is now full, but 6 rods are opened up for May 19-26! We still have two boats open for the 5th annual Permit Tourney, March 31 - April 7th as well.  It is not too late to get on the calendar for this season while you can. Give us a call and lets [...]

13 02, 2017

5th Annual Permit Tournament – March 31 – April 7 (Spots Open!)

By |February 13th, 2017|Categories: News, Permit Fishing, Weekly Reports|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

While the tourney week has been full for months… Due to a few cancellations, we now have a few spots open for this season’s tourney week, March 31 – April 7, 2017. Grab a fishing partner/teammate and sign up now! Our annual Permit Tournament held each spring has raised over $22,000 in donations for BTT’s [...]

13 02, 2017

Early Season Recap (You should be here)!

By |February 13th, 2017|Categories: News, Permit, Permit Fishing, Weekly Reports|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Mother Nature has been very good to those anglers who made it down to see us over the last few weeks. Kevin Ewing and his crew of Alaskans opened the season with a bang with a legit trophy... followed by Keith and Margaret Stover along with brothers Cole and Robert Francis the following week. They [...]

13 02, 2017

Updated Season Availability (as of February 13th)

By |February 13th, 2017|Categories: News, Permit Fishing, Weekly Reports|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

While much of the Spring is spoken for, it does not get much better than mid May and the summer season.  These dates surely will not last long, so get it while we got it.   May 5-12 (4 Rods) May 12-19 (2 Rods) June 2-9 (8 Rods) June 9-16 (4 Rods) July 14-21 (6 [...]

6 07, 2012

Thanks Again! Falling off the grid for the off-season.

By |July 6th, 2012|Categories: News, Permit Fishing, Weekly Reports|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

  Just a personal note from me as I drop off the screen into the great white north of Alaska for the summer and fall where I lose touch with all of you. This summer is going to start off with a tour of duty on a commercial salmon troller with a lifelong friend, Capt. [...]

6 07, 2012

Palometa Club in New York Times!

By |July 6th, 2012|Categories: News, Permit, Permit Fishing, Weekly Reports|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Friend and well known writer, Chris Santella (the guy who did the "fifty places to fly fish before you die" books) paid us a short visit at the Club this Spring in hopes of writing an article about the Mayan fly fishing guide community in Punta Allen, Mexico.  Needless to say, TPC guides were the [...]

4 07, 2012

B.T.T. Week Report & Photos, May 17-24

By |July 4th, 2012|Categories: News, Permit Fishing, Weekly Reports|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

By: David Leake No Pressure. Photo by: David Leake The Bonefish Tarpon Trust has teamed up with the Amigos of the Sian Ka’an along with a generous grant from Costa del Mar sunglasses and launched a full-scale permit research program on Ascension and Espiritu Santo Bays. After a handful of training missions down [...]

19 06, 2012

Angling Report Submissions from Lefty Kreh & Rick Pope

By |June 19th, 2012|Categories: News, Permit Fishing, Weekly Reports|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When icons, Lefty Kreh and Rick Pope brag this much about the a fishing lodge and a fishery, everyone should listen.  Check out Rick and Lefty's reports from their April 2012 trip to the Club by CLICKING ON THE IMAGE BELOW.  I could not help but post this excerpt from Lefty's testimonial: "If you want [...]