July 12-19 Report
Hotel Buenavista Beach Resort
Air temps ranged from low- to mid-90s. Virtually no wind; the little wind there was came from the southeast at 6 knots or less and was very fishy.
Water temperatures reached into the high 80s.
Although it was a slow week for us, as far as the number of fishing boats going out, skippers who were out were encouraged by all the life they spotted; including schools of dolphins, rays, different kinds of sharks as well as blue marlin, a few blacks along with some striped marlin. Good news for Bisbee’s East Cape fishing gang arriving August 1-5, we will be hosting.
There were tuna south, past the lighthouse all the way down near Pulmo Park. Schools of small dorado spotted north off the 88.
Candice James and Allen Mattox, Ventura, Calif., enjoyed a memorable day aboard Don Jimmy with Capt. Omar Sandez (aka El Pollito). Allen landed a wahoo, his first in more than 15 years of fishing. In addition to the ’hoo, he also caught and released a striped marlin.
Marshall Phaneuf from Colorado, fishing aboard Liliana with Marcos and Geovanni, as well as fishing aboard our boat Regina with (El Güero) Victor, had a great time landing numerous tuna and releasing striped marlin.
Locals Sergio and Octavio Aviles, from Los Barriles BCS, aboard Vagabundo with Capt. Chayo and mate Santiago Cota, had visions of a blue marlin and that’s just what they got after a classic, fair fight. Way to go amigos. …