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Aitutaki Blue Lagoon Flyfish with Butch Leone

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P. O. Box 120, Cook Islands
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Birthday Bliss

I spent my 45th Birthday fishing the flats with Butch at the end of March on the picturesque... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mark R
Yellow clouser power

First time bonefishing, Butch put me right on ‘em. Simple direct instructions easy to follow... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2018
Tomie T
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Eugene, Oregon
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Aitutaki Blue Lagoon Flyfish is the longest running fly fishing guide service on Aitutaki. Butch Leone provides guided sight fly fishing for trophy sized bonefish on the Aitutaki Lagoon.
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P. O. Box 120, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent my 45th Birthday fishing the flats with Butch at the end of March on the picturesque Harbour of Aitutaki. Butch was informative and tried his hardest to beat the trout fisherman strike out of me. The day was stunning and location was utterly...More

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B-Leone, Owner at Aitutaki Blue Lagoon Flyfish with Butch Leone, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Mark. It was fun spending your birthday morning with you out on the flats. Anytime you want to come back I would be pleased to get you out again.

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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

First time bonefishing, Butch put me right on ‘em. Simple direct instructions easy to follow lesson. Three hook ups two fish to hand. Fish about 20 to 22” Thanks Butch- good times. John Adams

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Butch is a flats fly fishing purist. He is upfront that he only sight fishes and wants you to have the best experience at it. So much so, after our first great day on the water a big storm came in on the second day....More

Thank Rod W
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Reviewed 28 February 2016

Butch was a great host, he's laid back and great story teller. His knowledge of fishing for bones in the lagoon is second to none. We combined bone fishing with a little sight seeing and history of the lagoon and island. Butch provided a great...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2015

Butch is an easy going friendly guide who enjoys fishing as much as the people he guides. A good lunch and lots of stories make for a great day on this superb lagoon.

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Reviewed 7 January 2015

Butch is the best fly fishing guide on the island! He has the most experience as a guide on the island (17 years compared to just a handful of years that the others have) and his price was great (have the price of the other...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2014

Butch was fantastic. He wades the flats only. Even though I don't fly fish and only spin fish Butch was happy to help me work out what the Bones might go for and with which technique. My partner is the fly fisherman and Butch was...More

Thank Robyn E
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Reviewed 24 April 2013

We went for a day fishing last April when staying in Aitutaki on our honeymoon. Butch was a great guide and gave lots of tips for the novice fly fisher. Whilst we didn't hook in all day, his knowledge of the area and fishing was...More

Thank Tom B
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Reviewed 10 April 2013

Hi I have recently spent 10 days with my wife at Aitutaki. I,m a keen and experiance fresh water fly fisherman and having never fished for bonefish before, I contacted Butch and organised a day with him on my first full day, in the hope...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2010

Spent two weeks fishing Aitutaki for gamefish and while I didn't employ Butch I stayed with 2 guys who did and I had a friendly day out with him. This guy lives for catching bonefish and is an international guru in the area. The Aitutaki...More

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ck38Auckland
15 October 2017|
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Response from B-Leone | Property representative |
Contact me thru Cook Islands Tourism web site. For some reason I can not send my email address. .
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DocWarren
17 February 2015|
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Response from B-Leone | Property representative |
Doc, call me at 1-503-836-1621. For some reason they will not allow my email address to go thru this site. Butch Leone
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