Z Fish Report (1/11/18)

By Seamus on 1/13/2018 3:11:16 AM • Rank (324) • Views 324


Sailfish caught by Willie on the panga Dos Hermanos II with Cheva
Offshore (average) surface water temperature - Includes from the 5-6 mile mark at the 100 fathom line, then to the 1,000 fathom line being at 32 miles: 83° (unchanged from last week).
Inshore (average) surface temperature. From the beach to about 5 miles: 80° (Again, same as last week).
Long time visitor, Willie from Seattle
Blue water: (Chlorophyll amounts and surface temps from Terrafin SST) The blue water is from about the 100 fathom line, on out. The inshore is a bit off colored, which does us well for roosters and jack crevalle fishing.
Offshore: Sailfish action is doing well, plus large dorado are being caught by several boats each day. The dorado are ranging from 20 pounds for the hens and up to 45-50 pounds for the bulls.

Alex (above) and his Dad Ken Frisbie
Fished today with Cheva on the panga
Dos Hermanos II

And, a few boats got into a school of 80-100 pound yellowfin tuna yesterday (Wednesday), and only about 12-14 miles off the beach. Long time visitor here, Brian Hetland of North Dakota hooked one of the big tuna on a spin outfit, and soon realized it was a mistake. They didn’t even have time to get the boat pointed in the right direction before he was almost spooled.   

Blue marlin are still showing, with Santiago on the panga Gitana, almost having a very large one leap into the boat. The big blue just started leaping right for them. With Santiago hard on the throttle, and a last second swerve of the panga, the blue landed on the port side and only 3 feet away. It also broke the line, but they were damned glad to see it go.
Above and below is with Glen Lake on the boat Dos Hermanos III with Jesus
(hey-sus)  Shown is a large bait stealing needlefish and  the hard fighting
black skipjack tuna, the captains here call bonitos 

Inshore: With the water getting a bit off-color, the roosters and jack crevalle are now providing some decent action, but the larger fish are still a bit wary, and not many are taken.

(Plugging a bit of advertising here) Shown are Mark Denison's and my fly rods
(from 9wt to 14wt), spin gear, and conventional gear for all your light line fishing
needs down at Puerto Vicente Guerrero. Mark's  fishing lodge apartments are
behind the person taking the photo, with the campground in front. He is also set up
 to handle several  motorhomes or 5th wheelers.   

Ed Kunze                                                               

 (Director of the Roosterfish Foundation, IGFA Representative)
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This Fishing Report was submitted on 1/13/2018 3:11:16 AM by Seamus.

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GPS Coordinates

Degree, Decimal Minutes: 17º 38.502', 101º 33.102'
Decimal Degrees: 17.64170, -101.55170
Degree, Minutes, Seconds: 17º 38' 30.12", 101º 33' 06.12"

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Blue Marlin, roosterfish, rooster, skipjack, sailfish, ono, yellowfin, yellowfin tuna, dorado


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