March 1 - March 31, 2005
Feb 28 - March 2
Leisure Time Travel continued..... Fishing aboard Maverick and Gypsy:
March 1 - Maverick released 2 sailfish on fly and Gypsy released 4 on fly.
March 2 - Maverick released 3 on fly and Gypsy released 4 on fly.
March 3 - 5
Dr. Stigliano & Don Duran returned to Sailfish Bay again this year and brought fellow anglers Jack Danko, Richard Stigliano, Tom Anderson, Mark Adams, Sandy Naples, Dave Muslovski, Ed Yasechko, Bill McIntyre and Jon Fields. They fished aboard Maverick, Gypsy, Sirena, and Conga.
March 3 - Maverick released 2 on fly, Gypsy 4 on fly, Sirena 10 on fly, and Conga 12 conventional.
March 4 - Maverick released 1 on fly, Gypsy 1 on fly, Sirena 10 on fly, and Conga 16 conventional.
March 5 - Maverick released 8 on fly + 1 conventional, Gypsy 4 on fly, Sirena 4 on fly, and Conga 16 conventional.
March 7 - 10
Kirk & Krista Courson and Roger & Debbie Wheeler joined us at Sailfish Bay.
March 7 - 6 sailfish releases conventional - Gypsy
March 8 - 23 sailfish releases - Gypsy
March 9 - 14 sailfish releases - Maverick
March 10 - 7 sailfish releases & 3 big dorado - Maverick.
March 11 - 13
Dr. Lee Franklin returned again for his 6th trip with Sailfish Bay. He brought with him David Franklin, Bob Franklin, and John Franklin. They fished aboard Maverick.
Also, on March 11 we welcomed George Haskins, Director of Retail with Orvis and his fishing partner Al Peavey. They fished aboard Gypsy.
March 11: Maverick released 22 sailfish conventional and 2 on fly, Gypsy released 4 on fly.
March 12: Gypsy released 6 on fly, Maverick released 1 sail on conventional and 4 on fly. Dr. Franklin also had a tough battle with a 350# blue marlin for over 2 hours on 20# test line. The marlin was lost when the line crossed a passing turtle!
March 13: Gypsy released 6 sailfish on fly, Maverick released 9 conventional and 1 on fly. Maverick raised another 300# blue marlin, but it would not take the bait. One 400-500 lb. black marlin was released by another boat and 4 other marlin were raised that day.
Mark Gregor and Larry Jenkins paid us a visit. They released 20 sailfish conventional aboard Gypsy.
March 15 - 17
Buck Nichols returned again to Sailfish Bay and was joined by son Dustin Nichols, Justin Triesch, and Alberto Musquiz. They fished aboard Maverick.
March 15: Maverick released 24 sailfish conventional.
March 16: Maverick releasesd 7 sails conventional, and after a day off Mark & Larry had 13 sailfish releases on Gypsy.
March 17: Maverick released 16 sails conventional.
March 18 - 20
The Jeff Gleason party returned again to Sailfish Bay. The group consisted of Jeff, Ken Gleason, Keith Johnson, Jeff Garner, Walt Gastaldi, Mike Biesecker, Derek Witt, and Gary Biesecker. They fished aboard Maverick & Gypsy.
March 18 - Gypsy released 4 sailfish conventional and Maverick released 8 sails.
March 19 - 2 sailfish releases on Gypsy and 3 on Maverick
March 20 - 9 sailfish releases on Gypsy and 1 sail released on Maverick.
March 21 - 24
Ed Opler returned to Sailfish Bay for the 4th time bringing angling buddies Sam Lightner and James Baird. The group fly fished aboard Gypsy.
March 21: 2 sailfish releases on fly.
Bob & John Merrick joined us for their first visit to Sailfish Bay. They fished the following 3 days.
March 22: Gypsy released 3 sailfish on fly and Maverick released 7 sails conventional.
March 23: Gypsy released 6 sails on fly and fishing aboard Stratgos the Merricks had 22 sailfish releases.
March 24: Gypsy released 5 sailfish on fly and Stratgos 9 sailfish releases conventional.
March 25 - 27
We were joined by Julius Nagy, John Lauer, and Don Welch. Fishing aboard Gypsy:
March 25: 16 sailfish releases conventional.
March 26: 9 sailfish releases conventional.
March 27: 1 sailfish released on fly and a 35 lb dorado.
March 28 - 30
The Larry Stephan, John Lambert, and Hadley Callaway families joined us for 3 days fishing.
March 28 - Stephan/Lambert released 19 sails conventional. Callaway released 17 sails conventional.
March 29 - Stephan/Lambert had 1 sailfish release. Callaway released 10 sails.
March 30 - 2 sailfish for Stephan/Lambert and 3 sails for Callaway.