Galapagos Marlin Fishing Report
The marlin action has not slowed down in the Galapagos Islands. The El Niño warm water event has brought striped, blue and ven black marlin action just about every month. It has also been an excellent year with some of the best mahi mahi and tuna action ever seen in the last 25 years we have been fishing in the Galapagos. The islands are a marine reserve of protected waters that try to minimize commercial fishing. You will not find too many places on Earth where marine life is so abundant and the fishing this good. All year we have averaged double digit striped marlin fishing out of both San Cristobal and Santa Cruz.
Blue and black marlin have been in the mix all year and those who have targeted the giant blue marlin fishery out of Isabela have been handsomely rewarded. Ecuagringo has been pioneering the waters of the Galapagos Islands since we started in 1998. We are the first and longest running outfitter with the most boats, best custom tackle and the only ones prepared for fly fishing, light tackle, bait and switch, popping, deep dropping and heavy 130# tackle. Come be part of the many anglers who have joined the Ecuagringo fishing family.
Striped Marlin Action Happening Now Santa Cruz Island Fishing Report
Late September has been incredible with lots of striped marlin on 0-30 and Rosa Blanca banks. Our flagship boat Patricia fished 0-30 Bank on September 26 and 27, 2023 and raised 42 striped marlin in two days and 1 blue marlin around 500# on top of the seamount. They released 16 striped marlin and 1 blue out of a total of 30 bites in two days. Seas were windy and choppy with water temperature 76 F on the bank. Anglers from Argentina had fun pitching baits to hungry and ferocious striped marlin being teased up. The striped marlin averaged 150 to 200 pounds for the most part.
Shared Boat Opportunity For San Cristobal Island Striped Marlin November 21 – 23, 2023
If you were waiting for an affordable opportunity to fish the famous striped marlin banks out of San Cristobal Island then this is your chance. Our first sportfisher is almost sold out and we may open a second boat if demand continues. Fish three full days onboard one of our 38 ft sportfishers for large striped marlin which usually show up in double digit numbers.
Great way to make new friends and sea part of the Galapagos. Some anglers have customized their itineraries to visit other islands and experience some of the best tours in the Galapagos and you can too! USD 2,950 is the base price that included 4 nights lodging, breakfast, lunches and 3 days fishing.
Lobster Season Galapagos Is Here! Eat Delicious Seafood
Come to the Galapagos now and delight yourself in large spiny lobsters which are in season from September to the end of the year. Spiny lobsters are consider one of the most delicious shellfish for their taste and fat content. As lobster age and grow they store more fat and the flavor increases. Easting a 3 to 8 pound lobster which is common in the Galapagos is a real treat and they are affordable! Beside the great fishing and tour some of the fresh seafood in the Galapagos is a must to try. Ceviches, soups, fried fish and grilled lobsters are all winning dishes for the seafood connoisseur.