Fishing Report May & June 2011

We are in the middle of a major renovation here – this finds me overseeing 4 different construction crews – all cabanas are gutted and being re-done – along with the clubhouse remodel – new infinity pool going in – new captains quarters – new engines in the Bertram and Albermarle and a new 28ft…

Fishing Report April 2011

John Donovan, owner of the number one rated charter company in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, Red Rum Cabo http://www.redrumcabo.com/ returned to Panama Big Game lodge with his brother Jim, cousin Bill Brady and myself-his “Pitch” instructor, Mason Tenaglia. We had a very good week with four days of the yellow fin bite at its best.…

Fishing Report March 2011

March was tuna tuna everywhere – which is normal here. Marlin was not as good as usual – March being one of the best months but 8 groups caught 11 Marlin – with 3 of the groups not getting any. The afternoon tuna bite was good to strong just about everyday. Catching a lot of…

Fishing Report February 2011

February was all over the board here, fishing water conditions changing daily – not used to that here. Fishing was 50-50 between very good and slow. 4 groups caught 0 marlin and the other 4 groups caught a total of 18 – 12 Blacks and 6 Blues – with one group catching 12 of them.…

Fishing Report January 2011

January we had cold green water for about half of the month – which hurt the action. Water was from 78-80 and green. The rest of the month had 80-82 degree blue water and did quite well. It Really has turned here the last few days – 12 Marlin were caught – 7 Blacks and…

Fishing Report September 2010

We had two groups fishing here this September. Many large snapper caught – chucking up with sardines then free lining, surface poppers, live Bonito off of the bottom and vertical jigging – all proved successful. Many snapper over 20lb with four Cubera snapper around or over 60lb and a 42lb Mullet snapper (within a few…

Fishing Report August 2010

We had 5 groups (Anglers from all over the world – Canada, Uruguay, Brazil, Costa Rica, Lebanon and USA). They caught/released 11 Marlin – this is with just fishing 30% of the time for Marlin – most come here for the inshore action this time of year. Wahoo, Amberjack, Mullet snapper, Cubera snapper, smaller Yellowfin…

Fishing Report April 2010

We had 12 groups and caught 14 marlin – 11 blacks and 3 blues with one blue around 800lb – this is about half the average Marlin catch for this time of year and had some slow fishing with hot water around the middle of March – but was less than a week – and…

Fishing Report February 2010

We had 16 groups this Jan-Feb with 14 black Marlin and 3 blue marlin caught-about half what the average should be for this time period. Had good catches on 100lb plus yellow fin tuna (9 over 200lb), Cubera snapper, mullet snapper, rooster fish, sailfish and still good on Dorado (dolphin). Second week in Feb we…

Fishing Report December 2009

We had 8 groups this month with 10 Black and 1 Blue marlin released. The big story was the almost daily double digit number of large Dorado (dolphin). This is the time of the year for them but have never seen so many 20lb plus fish here for such a long time. Also Mullet snapper…