Manta and Salinas, Ecuador delivering good blue and striped marlin action and wahoo. Slow bite the past few days in the Galapagos!

Aug 2, 2018Fishing Reports

Fellow Anglers,

The fishing in Manta continues to be strong this week with a current of mixed cooler water meeting warmer 75 F water North of Manta. Blue marlin and striped marlin have been found about 30 miles Northwest of Manta. Galapagos is at the time of the year where seas get rough and fishing can be hit or miss. The water is averaging 73 F and the marlin and tuna bite has turned off around San Cristobal Island. We will continue to report wether the fishing is up or down as we take the information seriously and want to provide you with the best reports we can.



July 31, 2018– Panga Mario raised 4 striped marlin and caught none. Panga Don Teofilo went 1/2 on blue marlin and 0/2 on striped marlin. Panga Explorer went 1/2 on blue marlin and 1/2 on striped marlin.

August 1, 2018– Panga Mario fished further North and went 1/2 on blue marlin.


Salinas has been reporting a decent wahoo bite and some blue marlin from July 26 to 29, 2018 with various boats having multiple shots at wahoo and 1 or 2 raises a day of blue marlin.

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Galapagos Islands

San Cristobal:

July 31, 2018– David Cummings and wife fished aboard On The Hook with Captain Gus Hernandez. They headed for Rosa Blanca Banks. The seas were rough and bait was scarce. They had one bite from a striped marlin reported by Captain Gus before heading closer to shore to try for wahoo with no success.

August 1, 2018– David Cummings and wife set out onboard On The Hook again to try for tuna and wahoo by Punta Pitt but there were no fish bitting. Water was 73 F around San Cristobal Island.

More fishing reports to come. We will keep you posted on all the action as the information arrives. Don’t be left out of fishing the next prime season December to May in the Galapagos. Limited dates available.

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