2020 Marlin Releases: 653 | Bites: 1470 | Raises: 3197

Fellow anglers,

For this of you who have not experienced how good the tuna fishing can be in the Galapagos then you are missing out on the world’s best tuna fishing. Five anglers fishing aboard the On The Hook with Captain Gus caught over 200 tuna out of 500 plus bites in 6 days using poppers and surface plugs. This is phenomenal top water light tackle fishing by all means. This continuous and incredible action happens every year in the Galapagos from December to May with February to April being the peaks.

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Galapagos Islands:

San Cristobal

Feb 23, 2018– Seth Hartwick, Samuel Dobbs, Benjamin Goede, Clayton Byerly and Daniel Watson began a 6 day adventure fishing for tuna on light tackle. They fished onboard On The Hook with Captain Gus Hernandez. On their first day they caught 30 plus yellowfin and a few big eye tuna from 30 to 65 pounds average and had an estimated 40 more bites fishing near Espanola. A few tuna fillets made for a wonderful diner at Rosita’s Bar & Grilled owned by the captain’s parents.

Feb 24, 2018– Again Hartwick’s aboard On The Hook group had incredible action catching about 50 tuna and having action from over 100 fish. The guest described it as “acres of surface feeding tuna! They fished the area of Espanola Island.
Patricia reported fishing for tuna and wahoo on Hancock Bank and went 13/24 tuna and 5/9 wahoo while trolling and hada black marlin crash and break off a Rapala diving lure used for wahoo.

Feb 25, 2018– Captain Gus took the group aboard On The Hook to fish McGowen reef where they caught around 40 tuna and even a wahoo. They had over 100 tuna bites and 6 wahoo bites on light tackle according to Captain Gus.

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Feb 26, 2018– On The Hook travelled to 0-30 Bank in search of larger tuna and again found acres of tuna 30 to about 80 pounds. The captain reported catching over 50 tuna and action from nearly 100 fish. They quit a bit early to take a break and go see Santa Cruz Island. Captain Gus and Ecuagringo staff helped arrange last minute lodging and logistical changes to accommodate our guest’s interest in visiting another island.

Feb 27, 2018– On The Hook and the Hartwick group returned to 0-30 Bank. Captain Gus reported seeing a few tasing striped marlin. The tuna action was incredible and the group caught 30 plus tunas and had action from about 80 fish.

Feb 28, 2018– The last day for the Hartwick aboard On The Hook, the group ended catching over 30 tuna and having over 70 bites all on spinning tackle and surface plugs. This was an incredible trip and just a preview of what is possible to do in the Galapagos Islands.

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No only are the Galapagos Islands a legendary destination for blue, black and striped marlin but we are convinced it has the planet’s best light tackle tuna fishing! If you want to experience one of the most exotic, wild and incredible hot fishing destinations in the world then you need to book now! Best times to fish are December to May. We have limited space available for 2018 and 2019 is starting to book up fast. What are you waiting for? Call 561-563-4165 today or write info@ecuagringo.com . Our staff will put together the custom package of a lifetime. Safe and friendly destination, the Galapagos Islands are a must for any angler who wants to go to the ultimate fishing level!




Ecuador & Galapagos Fishing Promotions March Madness Ends March 31, 2018

Book any of the following fishing packages or promotions by March 31, 2018 to take advantage of them

Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Island’s Best Tuna Fishing In The World Special
Book at least 3 days of tuna fishing on light tackle and get extra day of fishing for 50%

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Manta/Ecuador

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