Good billfishing for blue, black and striped marlin continues off the coast of Ecuador.

Sep 6, 2017Fishing Reports

Ecuador & Galapagos Marlin & Tuna Fishing Report

September 3-5, 2017

Fellow Anglers:

Our Galapagos fleet is undergoing maintenance and repairs so not much from there. Manta continues to provide a steady supply of marlin action. Even Salinas has seen a spike in striped marlin action the past few days.



September 3, 2017– Chola 0/1 on blue marlin and 0/1 striped marlin and saw 5 tailing striped marlin that would not bite. Mahi-Mahi Way 0/1 on blue marlin and 0/1 on striped marlin and saw 4 more striped marlin not hungry and tailing. Miura went 0/1 on blue marlin and 1/2 on striped marlin and saw two more tailing striped marlin with Christoff brothers from Brazil. Panga Tenorio went 1/1 on blue marlin and 0/3 on striped marlin.

September 4, 2017– Panga Mazinger went 1/2 on blue marlin. Panga Felipe 0/3 on blue marlin and 1/2 on striped marlin. Panga Henry went 2/2 on blue marlin and 1/3 on striped marlin.

September 5, 2017– Panga Tenorio went 2/3 on blue marlin, 1/1 on black marlin and 2/4 on striped marlin. Panga Don Teofilo went 2/3 on blue marlin and 2/3 on striped marlin. Panga Explore went 3/5 on blue marlin and 1/1 on striped marlin. Panga Eduardito went 0/1 on a nice black marlin estimated around 850# that spit the hook up close after 2 hours and went 1/2 on striped marlin.


September 3, 2017– Joshua went 2/5 on striped marlin and saw 7 more tailing striped marlin that would not feed.

Folks there is still time to book Manta this year to experience some of the best marlin fishing on the planet. Great complete package rates, good crews and comfortable beach front lodging will help make your Ecuador experience unforgettable. Fish the country right on the Equator influences by some of the most fertile currents in the Pacific Ocean.

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