Jardines de la Reina 2011

Some shots from our Cuba trip in 2011. We spent a week at the Tortuga in Jardines de la Reina. A wonderful place to be, relax and reload your batteries during the wintertime in Europe.


Gert Sluis with his first ever bonefish caught in JDR © Dick Laarrman
Dick’s first bonefish went straight into the mangroves © Gert Sluis
But Dick was still able to get it out and land it safely © Gert Sluis
Dick Laarman and his big whopper bonefish © Gert Sluis
Gert just landed his whopper while Dick still playing his big bone © Dick Laarrman
One of the many doubles Dick and Gert caught in JDR © Dick Laarrman
We just call it another double hole © Dick Laarrman
Ina’s first bone in 2011 and a real good size too
with quite a few into the 8 and 10lb range
and another whopper
a few last cast for tarpon and a perfect day comes to an end much to soon
Caribbean sunset only last a few minutes
Dick with his lobster addiction

Dinner at Tortuga
Franco © Dick Laarrman
Another beautiful bonefish
Deep in the mangroves makes bonefishing a real challange
Tortuga close
the best Cuban Mojito
Dick’s first ever Tarpon © Gert Sluis

Of course when Dick caught one, Gert strikes back immediately © Dick Laarrman
So many new species for Gert © Dick Laarrman
A buff or bandana is a absolute indispensible in the middle of the day
Baby tarpon © Dick Laarrman
My first good size barracuda
dangerous teeth
Unknown species
What can be more exciting…………………..
Another nice barracuda
The last fish before going home again