Guatemala Fishing at Sailfish Bay Lodge









March 2010 - Guatemala Fishing Report

03/03/2010

March 1 - The Barker Smith group raised 9 sails on Gypsy and released 2 on fly. Also, they caught a 200+ Blue marlin on fly. That is the 3rd marlin on fly in 3 weeks!!

The Wright group raised 25 sailfish on Chubascon and released 2 on fly and 2 conventional.

March 2 - The Barker Smith group raised 15 sailfish on Gypsy and released 2 on fly. Ray & Marlene now have 492 billfish released on fly in their lives. We were hoping for #500 at Sailfish Bay and fell just short. Ray & Marlene have released 129 of their 500 billfish at Sailfish Bay Lodge. Congratulations.

The Wright group raised 15 sailfish on Maverick and released 3 on fly.

March 4 - The Rhodes group arrived for their 4th year in a row. Carl Rhodes, Jimmy Rhodes, Zane Christopher, Jay Murray, Steve Palmer, Brian Rhodes, Scott Rhodes, Bill Easler, Aubrey Rhodes, Graham Pereira, Ryan McArdle, Raymond Knotts, Tony Farrell, and Richard Marshall.

Fishing on Maverick they raised 19 sailfish and released 9 conventional. They also caught 2 dorado.

Fishing on Gypsy they raised 11 sailfish and caught 4 conventional. They also got 2 dorado.

Fihsing on Bavarian they raised 4 sailfish and released 3 conventional.

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

March 5 - And now for a really slow day.

The Rhodes group raised 1 sailfish on Maverick and released 0. Raised 3 sailfish on Gypsy and released 1. Raised 2 sailfish on Ave Fenix and released 0. Raised 1 sailfish on Bavarian and released 0.

Also, arriving at SBL were Scott Smith, Tommy Smith, and Ralston Smith. Fishing on Ballena they raised 1 sailfish and released 0.

March 6 - Still slow. The Rhodes group raised 2 sailfish on Maverick and released 0. Raised 2 sailfish on Gypsy and released 1 conventional. Raised 1 on Bavarian and released 1 conventional.

The Smith group raised 5 sailfish on Ballena and released 1 conventional. They also caught 1 dorado.

March 7 - Brett and Christopher Benedict arrived at SBL. Fishing on Gypsy they raised 3 sailfish and released 2 conventional.

March 8 - The Benedict group raised 4 sailfish on Gypsy and released 2 conventional.

Pete Kurtz, Karl Singler, Brian Jenkins, and Charlie Wilson arrived. Fishing on Sirena they raised 4 sailfish and released 4 conventional. They also raised 1 Blue marlin and caught 1 35 lb dorado.

March 9 - The Kurtz group raised 7 sailfish on Sirena and released 3 conventional.

March 10 - The Kurtz group raised 4 sailfish on Sirena and released 4 conventional.

Duane Corley, Barbara Nichols, Stephen & Renee Small, Grady & Carrie James, Robert Watson & Scott Brann arrived at SBL. Fishing on Maverick they raised 1 sailfish with 0 releases.

Fishing on Gypsy they raised 3 sailfish with 1 release conventional.

March 11 - The Corley group raised 1 sailfish on Maverick and released 1 conventional. They also caught 3 tuna.

March 12 - The Corley group raised 1 sailfish on Maverick and released 1 conventional.

The Corley group raised 1 Blue marlin on Gypsy that spit the bait.

March 14 - John Hildreth arrived for his 3rd trip to Sailfish Bay. Joining him was Ben Taylor. Fishing on Gypsy they raised 9 sailfish and released 5 conventional. They also caught 1 200 lb. Blue marlin.

Barry Gipson & Chris Lewis arrived at SBL. Fishing on Sirena they raised 9 sailfish and released 7 conventional. They also raised 2 Blue marlin.

March 15 - The Hildreth group raised 9 sailfish on Gypsy and released 6 conventional. They also raised and released another Blue marlin!

The Gipson group raised 9 sailfish on Sirena and released 7 conventional. They also caught 2 dorado.

March 16 - The Hildreth group raised 9 sailfish on Gypsy and released 4 conventional.

March 17 - The Hildreth group raised 5 sailfish on Gypsy and released 4 conventional. They also released 1 350 lb. Blue marlin.

March 19 - Cyril Bodnar and Daniel Levin arrived at Sailfish Bay. Fishing on Maverick they raised 4 sailfish and released 1 nice 135 lb. sail on fly.

March 20 - The Bodnar group raised 2 sailfish and 1 Marlin on Gypsy with 0 releases.

March 21 - The Bodnar group raised 3 sailfish on Maverick and released 2 on fly rods.

March 23 - Kirk and Krista Courson arrived for their 6th trip with us. Fishing on Maverick they raised and released 1 sailfish on Maverick. Slow.

March 24 - The Courson group raised 1 sailfish on Maverick wit 0 releases. They caught 1 35 lb dorado.

Steve Collis, Huw Davey and Alastair Jones arrived for their 3rd trip to Sailfish Bay. Fishing on Sirena they raised 5 sailfish and released 2 on fly. They also hooked a 200 lb Blue marlin on fly that broke the rod during the fight.

The Collis group raised 2 sailfish on Chubascon and released 0 on fly.

March 25 - The Courson group raised 5 sailfish on Gypsy and released 1 conventional. They also raised 1 Blue marlin.

The Collis group raised 4 sailfish on Sirena and released 2 on fly. They also raised 1 Blue marlin.

The Collis group raised 4 sailfish on Maverick and released 1 on fly.

March 26 - The Courson group raised 11 sailfish on Gypsy and released 9 conventional.

The Collis group raised 4 sailfish on Sirena and released 2 on fly. They also raised 2 Blue marlin.

The Collis grop raised 3 sailfish on Maverick with 0 releases on fly.

March 27 - The Collis group raised 3 sailfish on Sirena and released 1 on fly.

The Collis group raised 4 sailfish on Gypsy with 0 releases on fly.

March 28 - The Collis group raised 2 sailfish on Sirena with 0 releases on fly.

The Collis group raised 5 sailfish on Gypsy with 1 release on fly. They also raised 1 Blue marlin.

March 31 - The Don Braddock group returned for their 2nd trip to SBL. Don Braddock, Bob Fleckenstein, Ron Braxton, Lamar Braxton, Billy Hamilton, Pete Kirill, Don Collette, Angelo Cavallaro, David Parkinson, Wesley Purcell, Chris Hanks, Gilbert Hanks, Tom Jones, Mike Demont, Steve Hard and Sham Antar.

Fishing on Gypsy they raised 5 sailfish and released 3 conventional. They also raised 2 Blue marlin and released 1!!

Fishing on Maverick they raised 4 sailfish and released 4 conventional

Fishing on Sirena they raised 6 sailfish and released 4 conventional.

Fishing on Bavarian they raised 5 sailfish and released 4 conventional.



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