Sept 30, 2013 - Oct 5 , 2013 Fishing Report
WHAT GUESTS WERE CATCHING:
GRAND SLAM: Close, but no cigar this week.
BONES: Wayne, Matt, Leo, Brad, Paul, Doc all got bonefish daily. Ashley’s first, Mandy’s first, Steve’s first, Prya’s first, Brad’s first, Alexa’s first, Ken, Lee, Frank…everyone caught bonefish and lots of them! Congratulations to Honeymooners Scott and Corey ( it was Corey’s first ever bonefish!)
PERMIT: A big permit week with Paul with Captain Emir landed a big permit, Matt had one on with Capt. Kechu, Will caught 6 permit in one day, his wife Mandy landed 3 that same day with Captain Hilberto!!! Holy permit!! Brad got 7 beautiful permit with Captain Luis on day 1,2 &3,4 and 5 of his trip (not bad for his first saltwater trip!,) Josh going for a grand slam lost a couple of heartbreakers with Capt. Sinoe. Return guest Ken and Captain Emir teamed up for Ken’s first permit. Newly married Scott from Cheeky Reels was able to get a permit with Capt. Kechu on his one day of fishing during his honeymoon at El Pescador.
TARPON: Will and Drew both got some nice tarpon with Capt. Vince, Josh’s 90 pounder was the biggest of the week, Josh got another smaller 25 pounder, It was an all Josh tarpon week with Capt. Cinoeh., Wayne connected wit a 25 pound fish with Capt. Tomas, but didn’t land it, same story with Lee and Captain Caesar.
OTHER SPECIES: Jacks, barracuda, snapper and ladyfish all landed on fly and spin.
FLIES THAT WORKED
BONEFISH: Crazy Charlie, Gotcha, C.Is. Special
PERMIT: Turneffe crab, Avalon
TARPON: Black Death, Chartreuse toad, White toads and bait fish patterns.
GUIDE OF THE WEEK
Capt. Hilberto for a prolific permit day – 9 in only 5 hours! Then they spent the next couple hours on the beach with Hilberto’s famous shore lunch!
Permit fishing was off the charts with over 19 fish landed, Josh finished out his stay with that dream 90 pound tarpon… I love to see grown men giggle with excitement!
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- 9/30/2013 -10/05/2013
- Beautiful, beautiful, with single day of clouds and showers
- Air Temp:
- Upper 80’s, low 90’s Winds: The winds were light and variable all week with most day between 0-5mph in the morning and 5-10 in the afternoon
- Temps ranged from 78-82 F
- New Moon Oct 5th