The tuna fishing has been nonstop action for those pursuing them with topwater plus all along 2018. It has been a very good year for tuna. Waters have warmed up even more this week which should bring some more blue and black marlin action. The coast of Salinas/Ecuador has seen lots of mahi- mahi and some striped and blue marlin in the past week. Manta has had its share of marlin action as well.
San Cristobal Island
March 2-5, 2018– Vertigo and Jhonamar 2 both reported nonstop light tackle action from tuna fishing the various sea mounts where the enormous amount of tuna in the Galapagos now. 20 to 100 bites a day per boat is what is going on plus godo wahoo, jack and grouper action in the mix.
March 2, 2018– Joshua reported loosing a very nice black marlin estimated around 650# and went 1/3 on striped marlin.
March 4, 2018– Several boats reported good action of 3 to 6 mahi mahi pero boat with nice fish 25 to 60# and most boats raise 1 to 2 striped or blue marlin.
March 4, 2018– The pangas fishing 25 to 35 miles out South West reported good action from 2 to 5 blue marlin a day average with some striped marlin mixed in. A couple of the pangas fishing inside the 18 miles to land raised black marlin.
Mach 5, 2018– Panga Don Teofilo went 2/3 on blue marlin including a nice fish estimated over 600#. Panga Victor went 1/2 on striped marlin and 1/3 on blue marlin and lost a black marlin inside the 20 miles on the way in.
Folks don’t miss out on the hottest tuna on the planet fishing happening right now in the Galapagos Islands. We have some last minute date available but you must hurry and book now. More pictures and reports to come in a few days with fishing in full swing in all our destinations.