April 8, 2012 - April 14, 2012 Fishing Report
WHAT GUESTS WERE CATCHING:
BONES: All boats had no problem picking up bonefish at will. The largest of the week was a nice 6 pounder from Charles with his guide Kechu.
PERMIT: Permit were more active this week with Jim (guide Emir), a different Jim (guide Tomas), Bob (guide Carlos) all catching permit from 5-15 pounds. A well deserved permit for Charles and (guides Tomas). After 20-30 shots over the previous 6 days (many of those shots well executed) Charles could not get a permit to pull the trigger. Lots of follows but they would not eat. On day 6 Charles saw a silver flash on a grass patch and instinctively threw 2 feet to the left of it thinking bonefish. On one strip a permit shot out of the patch and crushed his fly!
TARPON: Jim landed a 25 pound beauty on Monday (part of his grand slam). Tuesday Joe landed a 50 tarpon with guide Raton. Thursday, a tarpon for Bob and guide Carlos, Another tarpon for Joe and guide Raton on light tackle. Another boat hooked 3 on a morning on Savannah. No migratory fish yet.
SNOOK: Not targeted.
FLIES THAT WORKED
All sorts of bonefish flies including tan Crazy Charlies, Gotchas, CI specials, and many, many others. Permit: size 4 gotcha with longish tail, Avalon, other shrimp patterns Tarpon – SST poon fly, chartreuse toad, tarpon bunny white.
GUIDES OF THE WEEK
Emir for the grand slam with Jim, Tomas for 2 permit
A great trip featuring Orvis’ Fly Fishing Seminars hosted by Todd C. Bonefishing was awesome while permit and tarpon were found but pretty elusive
If you have any questions or would like more information, please email us at [email protected]. Happy fishing!
- 4/08/2012 -4/14/2012
- Clear to party cloudy all week, breezy towards the end of the week.
- Air Temp:
- Highs: Upper 80s F Lows: Mid 70s F Winds: Winds were great early in the week with 5-10 mph out of the east, Saturday picked up to 10-20 from the north east.
- About 81F with moderate seas
- The last quarter was on April 13