Marlin Fishing Statistics Since 1998: Releases 16,773 | Bites 30,980 | Raises 62,152

The 2021 Marlin Season Is Phenomenal

2020 was a terrific fishing year due to the number of striped marlin around all year long. Covid19 put a damper on travel and made it very challenging for most folks but nevertheless the anglers that visited the Galapagos Islands were rewarded with some of the best billftshing they have ever experienced. Now we are well into February 2021 and the numbers of striped marlin being found on the banks and seamounts are amazing.

2021 has started off with an average of 10 to 50 striped marlin raised per day behind each boat. Keep in mind these are big striped marlin averaging 180 pounds for the most part. The Galapagos are open and ready to receive anglers. Yes there are a few aggravating protocols you have to follow such as a Covid test before you travel but Ecuador is also one of the easiest countries to visit. There are no visa requirements for Europeans and North Americans.

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Why Should You Choose The Galapagos Islands?

The Galapagos Islands offer two diverse destinations to fish: San Cristobal Island with a high volume of striped marlin, wahoo, tuna and bottom action. Isabela Island with the best chances to encounter grander blue marlin in the Pacific.

The islands a very safe with virtually no crime. Low populations and large open spaces to enjoy nature make it very safe to visit. Besides fishing there are good opportunities to snorkel with sea lions, sea turtles, manta rays, sharks, Galapagos penguins, reef fish and much more. The Galapagos are perfect for family trips with children, honeymoons, groups of friends and much more.

Ecuagringo Boats Have The Best Custom Tackle

Ecuagringo is the first and longest running outfitter in the Galapagos Islands. We have built a reputation for providing the best boats, crews and tackle. Our company works with some of the best custom rod builders in the USA. Our reels include a line up of Accurate, Avet and Alutecnos. Most of our gear is sourced and made in the USA and we avoid as much as we can any Chinese products. We take pride in supporting Made in The USA as much as possible.

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It’s Not Too Early To Plan 2022 & 2023 Travel

Our guest have begun to book as far as 2022 and 2023. We are already about 55% sold out for 2022 season and have begun taking bookings for 2023. When you offer such a complete destination to fish and vacation you tend to get booked up early. Ecuagringo has been providing the best fishing and tours for Ecuador and Peru for over 25 years. Book with confidence with Ecuador’s most trusted outfitter. All our packages are fully customizable and you have many options to choose from.

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Isabela Island Grander Marlin Is Becoming The Go To Place For Giant Marlin

When we started offering exclusive trips to target giant blue marlin out of Isabela Island we were laughed at by crews from Hawaii and other places. They won’t be laughing much longer! This year Ecuagringo will have cameras on all the boats fishing Isabela Island and we look to produce some great footage.

If you are serious about chasing the world’s largest billfish then Isabela Island, Galapagos is the place you need to be. Only one outfitter provides everything you need to increase your chances at a blue marlin over 1000 pounds. Oh and black marlin are no strangers to these waters as well. Isabela Island hosts picture perfect beaches, snorkeling with Galapagos penguins and horseback rides to see the world’s largest sea level volcano crater!

Plan your Fishing Vacation Now ➤➤

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