Wildlife viewing no matter which way you go

July 5-12 Report

Hotel Buenavista Beach Resort

Weather has been great; very little wind all week except for one day when it was up to 10 knots from the southeast.

Air temps a little on the sizzle side … into the mid-90s and humid.

Water temperatures in the mid-80s up and down East Cape … near perfecto.

Hotel Buenavista boats found good wildlife viewing no matter which way they went; They spotted schools of dolphin and dorado; blue, black and striped marlin; mantas, various sharks and even killer whales or orcas.


Inshore fishing was good to very good!

Return guest Eck Curtis and Dan Hutchinson, both from Portland, Ore., fished two days aboard Regina with Victor (“El Güero”) and landed amberjack, yellowfin tuna and red snapper.

Max Lucero from Los Barriles and friends were aboard Vagabundo with Capt. Chayo and mate Santiago Cota, landing a nearly 250-pound blue marlin. They were headed north when the big blue took a bite.

First time hotel guest Sherri Henwood from near Baytown, Texas, fished two days aboard Liliana with skipper and mate, Marcos and Geovanni. Henwood caught and released both a black and a striped marlin besides landing a load of tuna.

Mike Hasse and family, (return guests) fishing aboard Dottie BII with the crew of Vicente and Marco landed a spearfish, striped marlin and tuna.

Mike and Becky Mainea along with Mark Kane aboard the Grand Mainea with Capt. Felipe Valdez and deckhand Manny Bocardo had a blast landing and releasing a nearly 220-pound blue marlin, yellowfin tuna, dorado and roosterfish.

John and Jake Mensik from Ariz., along with Steve and Charlie Mandarino from Pittsburgh spent three days aboard Alegria with Carlos and Valentin. Charlie caught and released his first-ever striped marlin while the rest of the gang accounted for 20-plus tuna and a red snapper.

Sean Halloran, visiting from Alaska, had a great week both fishing and riding quads. He and his friends were aboard       Vagabundo with Chayo and Santiago Cota where they caught and released a striped marlin and tuna.
















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