Guatemala Fishing at Sailfish Bay Lodge









Feb 2010 - Guatemala Fishing Report

02/05/2010

Feb 1 - The Page group raised 32 sailfish on Gypsy and released 22 conventional.

Joe & Christie Kern made their second visit to SBL. Focusing on inshore from one of our pangas, Joe caught a 30 lb dorado.

Feb 2 - Donny, Nick, and Judd McClure arrived for their 3rd trip to SBL. Also joining them were Brenda McClure, Joe Davis, Michael Mayo and Whitney McDaniel.

Fishing on Gypsy they raised 13 sailfish and released 8 conventional. They also caught 1 dorado.

Fishing on Ballena they raised 22 sailfish and released 13 conventional. They also caught 1 dorado.

Joe and Christie landed 1 sail on fly from the panga. Not easy to do!

Joe Draper, John Bencie, Russ Novak, Chris Parsons, and Chip Davis arrived for their 3rd trip to Sailfish Bay.

Fishing on Sirena they raised 21 sailfish and released 14 conventional.

Fishing on Bora Bora they raised 20 sailfish and released 13 conventional. Also caught a dorado.

Feb 3 - The McClure group raised 19 sailfish on Gypsy and released 11 conventional.

The McClure group raised 13 sailfish on Ballena and released 10 conventional.

The Draper group raised 15 sailfish on Gypsy and released 10 conventional.

The Draper group raised 22 sailfish on Bora Bora and released 17 conventional.

Feb 4 - The McClure group raised 28 sailfish on Gypsy and released 14 conventional.

The McClure group raised 35 sailfish on Ballena and released 21 conventional.

The Draper group raised 22 sailfish on Sirena and released 9 conventional.

The Draper group raised 32 sailfish on Bora Bora and released 16 conventional.

Feb 5 - The McClure group fished inshore on Gypsy with the goal of getting a Roosterfish. They landed 3 Roosters and 3 jacks.

The McClure group raised 11 sailfish on Ballena and released 4 conventional.

The Draper group raised 8 sailfish on Fantasea and released 3 conventional.

The Draper group raised 18 sailfish on Sirena and released 15 conventional.

Marc Barron, Eric Barron, Guy Barron and Daniel Lemisch arrived at Sailfish Bay. Fishing on Bavarian they raised 16 sailfish and released 7 conventional. They also caught 2 yellowfin tuna.

Feb 6 - The Barron group raised 9 sailfish on Bavarian and released 3 conventional. They also caught 3 dorado.

Feb 7 - The Barron group raised 10 sailfish on Bavarian and released 7 conventional.

Marc Felton arrived for his 6th trip to Sailfish Bay. Pat Totaro arrived for his 3rd trip with us. Fly fishing on Gypsy they raised 9 sailfish and released 3 on fly rods.

Feb 8 - The Felton group raised 8 sailfish on Gypsy and released 1 on fly.

Joe Turano, Joe Doggett, Ernie Cockrell, and Jim Easterling arrived for their 3rd trip to Sailfish Bay. They were also joined by Joe 'Pepe' Schwartz and Chase Schwartz.

The Turano group raised 8 sailfish on Maverick and released 1 on fly.

The Turano group raised 10 sailfish on Bavarian, 6 strikes and released 1 on fly.

The Turano group raised 13 sailfish on Cayuco, 7 strikes and released 4 on fly.

Paolo Pacchiarini, Roberto Delgrosso, Franco Rossetti, and Giampietro Saggini arrived from Italy. Fishing on Sirena they raised 5 sailfish and released 1 on fly with 3 strikes.

Fishing on Chubascon they raised 14 sailfish and released 2 on fly.

Feb 9 - The Felton group raised 14 sailfish on Gypsy and released 1 on fly.

The Turano group raised 12 sailfish on Cayuco and released 2 on fly.

The Turano group raised 15 sailfish on Ballena and released 3 on fly.

The Turano group raised 8 sailfish on Bavarian and released 2 on fly. They also caught 1 yellowfin tuna.

The Pacchiarini group raised 8 sailfish on Sirena. They released 2 yellowfin tuna.

The Pacchiarini group raised 18 sailfish on Chubascon releasing 3 on fly. They also caught 1 160 lb Marlin on fly!!!. Great job.

Feb 10 - The Felton group raised 30 sailfish on Gypsy and released 4 on fly.

The Turano group raised 23 sailfish on Cayuco and released 3 on fly.

The Turano group raised 14 sailfish on Bavarian and released 4 on fly.

The Turano group raised 17 sailfish on Ballena and released 4 on fly.

The Pacchiarini group raised 21 sailfish on Sirena and released 5 on fly.

The Pacchiarini group raised 15 sailfish on Chubascon and released 2 on fly.

Feb 11 - The Felton group raised 23 sailfish on Gypsy and released 2 on fly.

The Pacchiarini group raised 26 sailfish on Chubascon and released 5 on fly.

The Pacchiarini group raised 20 sailfish on Sirena and released 5 on fly.

Feb 12 - The Pacchiarini group raised 20 sailfish on Chubascon and released 2 on fly.

Check this out. The Pacchiarini group raised 3 sailfish on Sirena, but released another Marlin on fly!!. Estimated at about 200 lbs. 2 marlin on fly for the same group. Nice job.

Mark Dunham and Dr. Clay Padginton arrived for 1 day of fishing. On Gypsy they raised 28 sailfish and released 15 conventional.

Feb 14 - Kevin and Donna Brown arrived at Sailfish Bay. Fishing on Maverick they raised 5 sailfish and released 3 conventional.

Captain John Tucker and Meres Tucker arrived at SBL. Fishing on Sirena they raised 6 sailfish and released 4 conventional.

Steve Eberly, Jerry O'Daniel, and David Danforth for some Guatemala fishing. On Gypsy they raised 10 sailfish and hooked 2 on fly with 0 releases.

Feb 15 - The Brown group raised 17 sailfish on Maverick and released 8 conventional.

The Eberly group raised 18 sailfish on Gypsy and released 8 conventional.

The Tucker group raised 22 sailfish on Sirena and released 12 conventional.

Feb 16 - The Brown group raised 16 sailfish on Maverick and released 6 conventional.

The Eberly group raised 16 sailfish and released 3 on fly.

The Tucker group raised 11 sailfish on Sirena and released 8 conventional.

Eduardo Sanchez and Tony Rivera and Tony Rivera arrived for their 3rd trip to Sailfish Bay. Fishing on Cayuco they raised 12 sailfish and released 3 on fly.

Feb 17 - The Sanchez group raised 8 sailfish on Cayuco and released 1 on fly.

Feb 18 - The Sanchez group raised 23 sailfish on Cayuco and released 4 on fly.

Jim Gardner returned to Sailfish Bay for his 4th trip. Joining Jim this year was his wife Judy. Fishing on Gypsy they raised 13 sailfish and released 10 conventional.

Schley Gordy, Bill Gordy, Jim Coppage, and Jason Elrod arrived at SBL. Fishing on Maverick they raised 4 sailfish and released 4 sails conventional in a 1/2 day.

Fishing on Bavarian they raised 18 sailfish and released 9 conventional.

Feb 19 - The Gardner group raised 10 sailfish and released 8 conventional. They also caught 2 large dorado.

The Gordy group raised 26 sailfish on Maverick and released 11 conventional.

The Gordy group raised 22 sailfish on Bavarian and released 6 conventional.

Feb 20 - The Gardner group raised 13 sailfish and released 8 conventional.

The Gordy group raised 15 sailfish on Sirena and released 13 conventional.

The Gordy group raised 12 sailfish on Bavarian and released 5 conventional.

Feb 21 - Ted Payseur, Bill Koehn, Bill and John Hall arrived at SBL. Fishing on Gypsy they raised 15 sailfish and released 10 conventional.

Paul Hollinger & Michael Henry arrived at Sailfish Bay. Fishing on Maverick they raised 11 sailfish and released 9 conventional.

Feb 22 - The Payseur group raised 15 sailfish on Gypsy and released 9 conventional.

The Hollinger group fished a 1/2 day on Gypsy and missed 2 sails on fly rods.

Feb 23 - The Payseur group raised 10 sailfish on Gypsy and released 6 conventional.

Feb 24 - The Payseur group went inshore and raised 17 Roosterfish and released 10! They also caught 1 dorado.

Jim Beard arrived for his 3rd trip with us. Also joining him were Dave & Kevin Hopp, George Marshall, Chet Williams, Ed Battochio, and John Churnetski.

Fishing on Bavarian they raised 4 sailfish and released 2 conventional.

Fishing on Maverick they raised 7 sailfish and released 4 conventional. They also caught 1 dorado.

Feb 25 - The Beard group raised 37 sailfish on Cayuco and released 15 conventional.

The Beard group raised 7 Roosters inshore on Maverick and released 3 conventional.

Ray Barker Smith and Marlene White returned for their 4th trip to Sailfish Bay. Fishing on Gypsy they raised 21 sailfish and released 5 on fly.

Feb 26 - The Beard group raised 20 sailfish on Chubascon and released 9 conventional. They also raised 1 Blue marlin.

The Beard group raised 19 sailfish on Cayuco and released 14 conventional.

The Barker Smith group raised 6 sailfish on Gypsy and released 2 on fly.

Feb 27 - The Beard group raised 8 sailfish on Cayuco and released 4 conventional.

The Beard group raised 10 sailfish on Chubascon and released 5 conventional.

The Barker Smith group raised 8 sailfish on Gypsy and released 2 on fly.

Feb 28 - The Barker Smith group raised 1 sail on Gypsy with 0 releases. The water was very rough in the morning and they fished a 1/2 day.

Brian Wright arrived for his 5th trip to SBL and Norman Scott arrived for his 2nd. The water settled down in the afternoon and on Cayuco they raised 20 sailfish and released 13 conventional.



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