August continues to impress in the Galapagos Islands with plenty of striped marlin. The last week has seen waters warm up to 73/74 degrees Fahrenheit. Seas have been relatively nice to cruise and fish in considering it is the windy time of year. If you are looking for a last minute place to catch striped marlin then the Galapagos Islands should be where you go next. We are almost completely sold out for January, February and April.
Some very good prime dates are still available in December, March, May and June. Don’t be left out and come fish the best billfish destination on the planet. The stories of 10, 20, 30, 50 and 100 plus raises of marlin in a day by one boat are true. Ecuagringo is the founding outfitter of the sport fishing charters in the Galapagos and the longest running company. We offer San Cristobal Island for year round striped marlin, tuna and bottom fishing.
Isabela Island is our giant and grander blue marlin destination to try your luck with 130# tackle. Ecuagringo was the first operator to research much of the archipelago to find where the best fishing is. Our second offering is the Island of Isabela for giant marlin. Isabela Island is fast becoming one of the best places to fish for giant blue marlin. We offer limited packages each year to fish these incredible waters off Isabela.
San Cristobal Island Fishing Report:
August 26, 2019– Ecuagringo team with Captain Gus Hernandez set out to fish for the sole purpose of getting a fishing report. Our company is the only outfitter that will spend resources to provide almost without fail weekly reports of fishing action wether we have anglers or not.
On The Hook headed for Española Bank as the action was good last week. The bank was loaded with bird life, sardines and dolphins. Water was 74 F and seas were quite agreeable. The morning was fats action tasing double and triples of striped marlin in the spread. By 12:00 pm 18 striped marlin had been raised with 10 bites and 6 releases by the crew. They ended by 3 pm with a total of 28 raises, 18 bites and 10 releases. Some of the striped marlin were estimated 220 to 240 pounds.
If you want to fish the most productive marlin waters on Earth then don’t be left out. The Galapagos Islands are for those who love to fish and have a sense of adventure. Come and mingle with the birds, sea lions, marine iguanas and crabs that share part of the towns and beaches.
This is a safe destination for the whole family. The adventure and fishing trip of a lifetime is waiting for you in the Galapagos Islands.