Overall Catch Success Rate 93%
BILLFISH: Very exciting week for marlin, as many of you have probably read on our blog, a 1213 lbs Blue Marlin was caught last Saturday by Richard Biehl from Traverse City, MI, he went aboard the “Go Deep”, hooked a marlin and fought for it for 28 hours straight, for the full story visit http://preview.tinyurl.com/3d8tfq9 .
Besides the monster blue, we had some impressive catches, Kathie Neyman & Henry Skooh from Roswell GA, each released striped marlin estimated at 200+ lbs aboard the “Adriana”, this species weights an average of 140 lbs. “Attitude Adjustment” released a 250 lbs Blue Marlin for Chris Howe from Pendleton IN. On the 26th, was caught using pink & blue lure 22 miles straight out from the Old Lighthouse, “Tracy Ann” released the 2nd and last blue of the week, estimated at 200 lbs and landed a 30, a 70 and an 80 lbs yellow fin tunas for Marshal Beckham from Sullivans Island SC, marlin was caught on a yellow lure at San Jaime. On September 27th, “Adriana” released 2 pacific sailfish for Bill Spitteri from San Bruno and Ray & Judy Morris from Irvine CA. “Falcon” released one striped marlin, one pacific sailfish and landed 5 dorados and 5 yellow fin tunas for Greg Taylor and Ed Madden from Palo Cedro, CA. 32.5% of Pisces charters caught billfish, a total of 9 striped marlin, 5 pacific sailfish and 2 blue marlin, all of them released. * the 1213 lbs marlin was not caught on a Pisces boat.
OTHER SPECIES: Great week for Dorado and HUGE tunas, “Andrea” caugh 12 tunas for Mark Ihme from Denver CO, one of them weighed 135 lbs, this guy was on the same party of John David, the star of the report last week, they brought tuna stakes for the whole state of Colorado between them, however, “C-ROD” broke this week’s record with a 285 lbs yellow fin tuna for Brian Nelson from Dallas TX. “Rebecca” boated a 190lbs yellowfin for Paul Holman from Santa Fe NM and Barry Kriegsfield from Phoenix AZ. Then “Tracy Ann” caught a 130 pounder for the Wesneski family from Maryland and New Jersey. 32.5% of our boats caught yellow fin tuna this week, and 68% caught dorado.
Timothy Caruso with his Dorado caught aboard the 37ft "Falcon"
LOCATION: San Jaime, Old Lighthouse, Los Arcos, Destiladeras, Pozo Cota.
WEATHER CONDITIONS: 90 to 94F.
AVERAGE WATER TEMP: 85 – 88F
BEST LURES: Caballito, green lures, petroleros.
Based on the catches of Pisces by Jorge Narro