Marlin, Tuna, Wahoo and Swordfish Fishing Reports!
December 16-18, 2017
Fishing continues to be strong for various species in several of our destinations. Manta continues with a steady blue marlin and striped marlin bite. Galapagos continues to deliver with excellent big eye tuna fishing.
Dec 16, 2017– Panga Don Mario went 1/3 on blue marlin and 1/1 on black marlin taking advantage of a nice Southern pushing current. Panga Mazinger went 2/2 on blue marlin and 1/2 on striped marlin.
Dec 17, 2017– Black Pearl from the Manta Yacht Club went 2/3 on blue marlin and 1/1 on striped marlin. Panga Mazinger went 1/3 on blue marlin and 2/2 on striped marlin. Panga Mi Pana went 1/2 on blue marlin.
Dec 18, 2017– The current began to change and most pangas experienced 1 or 2 raises from blue marlin.
Dec 18, 2017– Don Jaime went 1/1 on blue marlin and 0/1 on a striped marlin and caught a nice wahoo about 50#.
Santa Cruz Island
Dec 16, 2017– Patricia fished with Canadian group and had 5 bites from big eye tuna.
Dec 17, 2017– Jhonamar 2 fishing out near the Barcasa caught 8 big eye tunas ranging from 10 to 45 lbs using poppers. Waters are starting to warm up with 73/74 F up a few degrees from last week and better/clearer water has moved in.
Fellow anglers the new Miura 33ft Wellcraft is in route to Ecuador at the moment and will be fully commissioned to fish in February. It is equipped to billfish and with LP 1200 reel to bottom fish in the daytime for swordfish. Take advantage of the wonderful and affordable fishing that Ecuador offers. Just a 4 hour flight from the USA.