February 1 - February 28, 2005
Jan 30 - Feb 2
Tom Tomfodre Group continued..... Fishing aboard Maverick and Gypsy:
Feb 1 - Maverick released 5 sailfish conventional and Gypsy 12
Feb 2 - Maverick released 12 sailfish conventional and Gypsy 12.
Feb 4 - 8
Jim Tanaka and Don Langrock visited SBL. Fishing aboard Maverick:
Feb 4 - 1 sailfish release on fly
Dave Henderson, Jr & Dave Henderson, Sr arrived at SBL to start fishing on Feb 5. They fished aboard aboard Gypsy.
Feb 5 - Maverick released 7 sailfish on fly and Gypsy released 6 on fly.
Feb 6 - Maverick released 4 on fly and Gypsy released 5 on fly.
Feb 7 - Maverick released 9 on fly and Gypsy released 1 on fly.
Feb 8 - A day trip of local Guatemalans yielded 3 sailfish releases conventional.
Feb 9 - 12
Mac Miller, Bob Reid, and Rick Thornton arrived to fish aboard Maverick for 3 days. Also, the Jim Palmer group arrived for 3 days fishing aboard Gypsy.
Feb 9 - Maverick released 1 sailfish on fly and Gypsy released 15 conventional.
The Brasher group of 9 arrived including: Jay Brasher, Douglas Brasher, Jeffrey Brasher, Robert Brasher, Stanley Russell, Jonathan McPie, Justin Booth, Donald Rowley, and Douglas Brewer. They fished on Tranquility, Conga, Piragua, and Strike Force. The group released 25 sailfish in their 3 days of fishing Feb 10, 11, & 12
Feb 10 - Maverick released 4 on fly and Gypsy 14 conventional.
Feb 11 - Maverick released 0 on fly and Gypsy released 3 sailfish.
Feb 11 - 15
Michael Barnett & James Yates (Current SBL fly fishing record holders) added George Durban this year and returned for 4 days fishing with us. They fished aboard Maverick.
Also, returning was Dr. Gary Ball and he brought fishing partner Randy Long with him this time. They fished aboard Gypsy for 2 days.
Feb 12 - Maverick released 0 sails on fly and Gypsy released 3 sails on fly.
Feb 13 - Maverick released 3 sails on fly and Gypsy released 1 on fly.
Feb 14 - Maverick released 3 on fly.
Feb 15 - Maverick released 4 on fly.
Also, on Feb 15 John Hildreth arrived to check out SBL for his clients and Gypsy released 8 sailfish on fly.
Feb 17 - 22
Erich Amplatz visited SBL again this year from Austria with his group including Josef Elias, Erich Muskovich, Ludwig Schulz, Franz Joseph, and Gunter Trippel. They fished aboard Maverick and Gypsy and absolutely slammed the sails on fly.
Feb 17 - Maverick released 7 sailfish on fly and Gypsy released 10 on fly.
Feb 18 - Maverick released 4 on fly and Gypsy released 11 on fly.
Feb 19 - Maverick released ****20 on fly and 12 conventional while Gypsy released 10 on fly.
Feb 20 - Maverick released 7 on fly and Gypsy released 13 on fly.
Feb 21 - Maverick released 13 on fly and Gypsy released 10 on fly.
Feb 22 - Maverick released 9 on fly and Gypsy released 3 on fly.
Feb 24 - 27
Mike Trotter, owner of Baranof Wilderness Lodge in Alaska returned again this year to SBL for fly fishing aboard Maverick & Gypsy.
Feb 24 - Maverick released 2 sails on fly and Gypsy released 9 on fly.
Feb 25 - Maverick released 6 sails on fly and Gypsy released 4 on fly.
Feb 26 - Maverick released 9 on fly and Gypsy 8 on fly.
Feb 27 - Maverick released 5 on fly and Gypsy 5 on fly.
Feb 28 - March 2
Ted Johnston of Leisure Time Travel arrived at SBL with clients Scud Yates, Mike McLeod, Ken Cashin, Steve Kilpatrick, and Greg Hagar. They were our FIRST clients in the new beachfront property. They fished aboard Maverick and Gypsy.
Feb 28 - Maverick released 0 sailfish on fly and Gypsy released 2 on fly.