Marlin & Tuna Report, June 7-10, 2017

Jun 11, 2017Fishing Reports

Fellow Anglers,

Fishing continues to be incredible on most days the last week in Manta. Galapagos has also had incredible action from big eye tuna, wahoo and striped marlin. The fishing in Manta usually goes strong from June until January. In Galapagos the cooler season has started which can mean more winds but cooler seas that often turn on the striped marlin bite.



June 6, 2017– Miura fished 25 miles west of Manta and raised 6 blue marlin, had 4 bites and released 2 including a nice fish over 600# with guest Randy Bleau. Isabela raised 4 blue marlin and caught 2 plus a sailfish. Panga Mazinger went 3/7 on blue marlin. Panga Don Teofilo went 2/3 on blue marlin 1/2 on striped marlin and 2/2 on sailfish. Panga Eduardo went 0/2 on blue marlin.

June 7, 2017– Miura went jigging for grouper and caught 18 nice grouper. Panga Lorena Black went 3/8 on blue marlin. Panga Don Jose went 1/2 on black marlin fishing 14 miles out and caught 9 wahoo averaging 30 to 50# near the cobia cages in the afternoon. Panga Eduardo went 2/5 on blue marlin and 1/2 on sailfish. Panga Don Teofilo went 4/7 on blue marlin and a nice yellowfin tuna about 180#.

June 8, 2017– Chasin Tail raised 12 blue marlin, had 10 bites and caught 1 blue and a went 1/1 on a sailfish. Panga Mazinger went 3/8 on blue marlin and 1/2 on striped marlin. Panga Don Teofilo went 5/14 on blue marlin and 1/2 on striped marlin. Panga Miguel was chartered by our good friends Julio Martinez and they had an incredible day on light tackle marlin fishing releasing 2 blue marlin on 30# stand up tackle, 1 blue on spinning rod, 1 striped marlin on spinning rod and a nice big eye tuna round 150# on 30# tackle. Panga Mi Pana raised 9 blue marlin had 7 bites and caught 2. Panga Raulito 2 raised a sailfish and a blue marlin and caught none.

June 9, 2017– Chasin Tail went 1/2 on blue marlin. Chola 1/5 On blue marlin. Amalita 1/2 On blue marlin. Atomic 0/1 On striped marlin. Panga Explorer 1/3 On blue marlin. Panga Don Teofilo 2/6 On blue marlin and a sailfish. Panga El Cid 0/3 On blue marlin.

June 10, 2017– Chola lost 4 blue marlin. Isabela went 1/3 on blue marlin and 1/1 on sailfish. Amalita 1/2 on blue marlin. Panga Don Teofilo went 1/3 on blue marlin and a sailfish. Panga Explorer 1/2 on striped marlin and 1/2 on blue marlin. Panga Mi Pana went 0/1 on blue marlin.

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Galapagos Islands

San Cristobal:

The last few days the wahoo and tuna bite have been impressive. No one has focused on marlin as guest have preferred the smaller game species. Waters have dropped to 72-74 F around most of the archipelago. With the cooler waters the blue and black marlin bite come to a halt but the striped marlin tend to increase.

June 7, 2017– On The Hook fishing for tuna caught 24 big eye tuna all 20 to 45# and 4 wahoo.

June 8, 2017– On The Hook focused fishing the reefs for wahoo and caught 13 wahoo out of 25 bites with the biggest fish over 65#. The reef was loaded with surface feeding wahoo.

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