Fishing Report 2014 Costa Rica: December 2014
36′ out of Los Suenos Released 2 Sailfish on Fly Hooked 1 Blue Marlin Then some bottom fishing for some Snappers, some Groupers. Total 15 different fish which makes for a nice dinner.
12 inshore 1 Snapper and 15 Spanish Mackerel
1 Rooster fish and then out for 5 Sailfish released.
The 32 Boat released 2 Rooster fish inshore, Then when out and released 4 Sailfish.
Joshua and his group had 8 Sailfish and a nice Dorado for a nice day out on the Quepos fishing waters.
Another great Quepos fishing day out on the water .Today’s group had a big catch 19 sailfish released and 3 Mahi Mahi. Are crews are on there game!
Today the family on the 32 had 9 Sailfish, 2 nice Yellowfin Tuna and 1 Dorado
Our Donald group of 4 had a nice day. 10 sailfish released 8 Yellowfin Tuna, 1 Mahi Mahi
The group on the 44 had a stellar day releasing 24 Sailfish not to shabby !
Today’s group from Los Suenos drove down to do some Quepos inshore fishing. 3 nice Roosterfish and 3 Jacks and a nice big Barracuda
Today the Martin group fishing Flamingo on 2 boats for there group of 8 had a good day 1 boat got 3 sails , Other 32 boat got 4 sails and 1 Mahi Mahi
Client (Captain Bob ) on the 44 Luhrs had 9 Quepos Sailfish and 4 nice Dorado for the dinner plate.
Chris Crespi and his 2 sons Conner (15) and Anthony (18) headed out on the 44″ for a great day out on the Quepos fishing waters 3 sailfish and a big Bull Dorado that son Anthony caught. They had a very nice Blue Marlin on for a while but threw the hook! Not bad for Green season in Manuel Antonio
Nikki Seybold on the 33’ Dawson with her children released 15 Sailfish
Andy with Nick and Grace on the 32’ released 15 Sailfish.
Tony Jakacki along with Gary Armstrong and Terry started off inshore today with not too many sardines so headed offshore for the remainder of the day releasing 5 Sailfish in the afternoon. Brent Goodland on the 29’ released 10 Sailfish and 1 Mahi.
Chris Doyle on the 33’ released 6 Sailfish, Terri Helleck, Gary Armstrong and Terry on a split on the 32’ released 7 Sailfish and 1 Mahi Mahi and Paul on the 29’ released 5 Sailfish and 1 Mahi
Day one of the Billfish Cup with 94 Billfish and 1 Marlin released. Jack Klotz on the 32’ release 7 Sailfish and 1 Mahi and Danielle Maxey on the 33’ released 1 Sailfish and 1 Mahi
Joining Brian Treece, Johnny G and Johnny A today releasing 5 Sailfish on the 33’ while Jeff Hansen on the 29’ released 4 Sailfish and Annie Arnest did a halfday inshore for Roosterfish, 3 Spanish Mackerals and Jacks
The Girls out for their own Valentines half day releasing 4 Sailfish and had 2 hits on Mahi
Brian Treece, Johnny G and Johnny A on the 33’ released 8 Sailfish today while Joseph Huber on his last day stayed inshore and had 9 snapper, 3 Jacks and 2 Roosters
Joseph Huber second day offshore on the 32 released 3 sailfish while the Bertschs on their final day offshore released 7 Sailfish and 1 Grouper and Ronnie Schwenk on the 28’ released 5 sailfish and a grouper
Brian Treece on the 33’ first day with Johnny G and Johnny A released 9 Sailfish
The Bertch’s with family offshore today released 5 Sailfish and 4 Mahi Mahi and a boat load of shrimp from one of the shrimp boats
On a split charter today for AJ and amy and John another fantastic day for split charter with the release of 15 Sailfish and 1 Mahi, Inshore client Paul Dehart in half day had 1 Roosterfish released and a giant Roosterfish that broke the line, Spanish Mackeral and some needlefish. While Shawn Malchek on the 33’ released 22 Sailfish.
On a 4 way split on the 32’ Bob Curley joined Scott Ketter and another couple and Releasing 18 Sailfish and also had Mahi Mahi
Charlie Barber and the Shines in their final day offshore released 12 Sailfish and also had 2 Mahi Mahi
The Bertsch’s on the 33’ Released 11 Sailfish and had one nice red snapper while Paul DeHart and David on the 28’ With Captain Rafa released 13 Sailfish, 1 nice Wahoo to the boat and 1 Dorado. Great day!
Charlie Barber and the Shines stayed inshore today and had lots of action with 3 Spanish Mackeral, 1 Jack, 1 Snapper and 1 Grouper while on the 32’ in a 3/4 day the clients released 6 Sailfish and 2 Dorado while the 32’ Luhrs went to 42 miles today for 16 Sailfish releases.
Thane Nothem on the 32 released 6 Sailfish and 2 Dorado, While the Barbers released 5 Sailfish on the 33’ The 32’ Luhrs went out to 42 Miles today and released 16 Sailfish and the 43’ released 5 Sails and had 2 Yellow fin tuna.
Tony Avivolo on the 32’ released 5 Sailfish with his 2 invited guests
Jeff, Rob and Glen Brandt stayed inshore for their 3rd and final day fishing with us and had fun with 9 Spanish Mackeral and 4 Jacks. Corrina Echeverria and her husband on the 33 released 5 Sails. Tony Avivolo on the 28’ really enjoyed his day and released 7 Sailfish. 3/4 day clients Megan and Brandon released 6 Sails prior to their flight back to the States.
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Arriving to the boat with some blisters from reeling in 10 Sails yesterday The Brandts on their second full day offshore released 3 Sailfish and 1 Dorado
Jeff, Rob and Glen Brandt spent the first of their 3 days here offshore releasing 9 Sailfish while the Hoards on their Second day on the 33’ released 10 Sailfish
The Hoards on the 33 released 7 Sailfish and 2 Dorado, the Vanzutples on the 32’ released 3 Sailfish and 1 Dorado
Holly Sirriani and Mike on their Second Day Offshore released 14 Sailfish and 2 Mahi with Capt. Rafa, Dwayne Andies and his wife Karen released 9 Sailfish and today the Bertsch Family out with lots of friends and family kept everyone entertained with the release of 15 Sailfish
Samuel Dowdy on the 32’ released 7 Sailfish and 2 Mahi, Dick and Pat Nolan on their 4th and final day of offshore here this trip invited Jerry Reilly and Ronny Schwenk and Nick Batten out capturing all of the action on film for the Nolans out for lots of action and the Release of 5 Sailfish.
Holly Sirriani and Mike on the 28 released 11 Sailfish and 1 Mahi today. Peter Van Voris and his wife on the 32’ along with Tony Jakacki released 8 Sailfish. Pat and Dick Nolan invited Kenny Bertsch and Jerry out for the day Offshore for a day out at the Furuno as the bite had moved North so most boats headed North This morning. Pat Nolan while at the Furuno hooked into a 80-90 pound Sailfish on a Spinning Reel with 20 lb. Test and on a Bucktail Jig and successfully after 20 minutes and a gentle ease to the boat 3 times released the Sailfish. Also 1 other Sailfish was released and a beautiful 35 lb. Red Snapper.
Pat and Dick Nolan along with Nick Batten went offshore today with a day that was more productive in the spotting of Sea Turtles released 2/4 Sailfish while the reported bite for the Los Suenos last day of Triple Crown reported the bite had definitely moved North.
Bruce Karhu and Jerry on the 33’ with Capt. Kevin released 18 Sailfish and bite is at 15 miles. These are the days I love so much and bring me back to when we were first here in Costa Rica. Nick Perrino fished the 32’ and released 5 Sailfish and 3 Dorado to bring back to Dominical the 45 Viking was flying 10 Sailfish Release flags today
David Allaire his wife, Daughter, Son in Law and Granddaughter all out for a full day Offshore releasing 8 Sailfish, while inshore clients Ray Dame had Roosterfish, Mackeral and Jacks and the Bertsch’s inshore had 3 Jack Crevalle, 5 Mackeral and 1 Red Snapper
Scott McWhinnie and Amy out with Capt. Kevin released 9 sailfish today. Stating that after fishing all over the World this was the best crew he has ever fished with. Lance Davis and Jay out with Capt. Glen released 8 Sailfish and had 1 Mahi Mahi for dinner, Michael Voltz on a 3/4 day with Capt. Franklin released 3 Sailfish before returning to San Jose while Bruce Karhu inshore had Snapper, Triple Tail, Sea Bas and some Needle fish
Chip Leer with Capt. Glen released 16 Sailfish today for their second day out after opting out of inshore with the offshore action. Lots of smiles here. Ray Dame and Jay released 11 Sailfish conventionally with Capt. Roy Solano on the 31’ Inshore being quite slow today with no Sardines around Released 1 Roosterfish for Bruce Karhu and Jerry. While clients on the Cat released 18 for the 9 fisherman onboard.
Chip Leer for first day Offshore released 5 Sailfish and 1 Dorado
Kenny Bertch out with Capt. Kevin released 3 Sailfish
Alexey Evdokimov from Russia wanted to catch a big fish and now he can say he has. Out with Lewis and Oman they landed to nice Quepos Sailfish and he was so happy. Bet his buddy wish they had come along.
Amber and JD Huether headed offshore today and thankfully the bite increased over yesterday. Today on the Full Moon for those of you who fish Moon Phases, they released 5 of 7 Sailfish..
Ken and Terri Bertsch out with their family released 2 Sailfish and raised 2 more and also had some action with some baitfish.
Kerry Creek spent the day with his wife offshore with lots of fun action releasing 3 Sailfish and 3 Dorado.
Garrett Merkin, Kate and Sam headed offshore today and with captains all having been pushing out to 45 past Green Water, Captain Kevin was pleased to find a bite at 25. They raised 6 Sailfish, released 3 Sailfish and also had a nice 60 lb. Dorado for Dinner. Inshore clients Gabrielle Perron and his buddy were so happy to have gotten 3 Roosterfish, Baracuda and 6 Jacks.
Parker Platt headed offshore and all the way to 45 miles and released 1 Sailfish. Inshore Tim Henshaw released 2 Roosterfish, Baracuda, Mackeral and Jacks and again so delighted to have that inshore experience with Roosterfish.
Clients from Dominical Julienne and her husband released 1 Sailfish.
Chris Huwaldt fishing his second day with us had a second stellar day Raising 3 Marlin and releasing 2 of them. Also released 3 Sailfish and 1 Mahi. While Freddie, Belinda and Mario Gonzalez on their second day offshore as well had 2 Mahi Mahi.