Guatemala Fishing at Sailfish Bay Lodge









Feb 2011 - Guatemala Fishing Report

02/07/2011

Feb 3 - Hank McLarty, Tony Turner, and John Taylor arrived at Sailfish Bay. Fishing on Maverick they raised and released 1 sailfish and 3 dorado conventional.

Feb 4 - The McLarty group raised 16 sailfish and released 9 conventional. They also caught 1 dorado.

Joe Daniel, Steve Jensen, and Rich Jorgensen arrived from Wild on the Fly to film for The Outdoor Channel. Tough day fly fishing raising 4 sailfish, hooking 1 and releasing 0.

Feb 5 - The McLarty group raised 15 sailfish on Maverick and released 6 conventional.

The Wild on the Fly group raised 8 sailfish on Gypsy, hooking 5 and releasing 2 on fly.

Our local friend Marcos raised 18 sailfish on Bavarian and released 9 conventional.

Feb 6 - Marcos and his group raised 25 sailfish on Bavarian and released 4 all on light tackle. They also raised 1 Blue marlin, but it was a short battle.

Ralph Bodine, Tom Dungan, and Tim Lindgren arrived at Sailfish Bay. Fishing on Gypsy they raised 21 sailfish with 8 strikes and released 1 on fly.

Lee Brandsma, Josh Brandsma, Ryan Brandsma, and Eric Hagstrom arrived for some Guatemala sailfishing. Fishing on Maverick they raised 36 sailfish and released 16 conventional.

Feb 7 - The Brandsma group raised 33 sailfish on Maverick and release 15 conventional.

The Bodine group raised 25 sailfish on Gypsy with 12 strikes and released 3 on fly. They also raised 2 marlin.

Tara Tiedemann, Tom Tiedemann, Vicki Tiedemann, Bob Ridenour, and Deb Ridenour joined us. Fishing on Bavarian they raised 35 sailfish and released 22 conventional. They also released 2 on fly and 1 dorado.

Feb 8 - The seas picked up and groups fished a 1/2 day. The Brandsma group raised 4 sailfish on Maverick and released 2 conventional.

The Bodine group raised 3 sailfish on Gypsy and released 1 on fly.

Feb 10 - We welcomed Japanese fly fishers Watura Nakamura and Keiichiro Okamoto to Sailfish Bay. Fishing on Maverick they raised 14 sailfish, hooking 3 and releasing 1 on fly.

Feb 11 - The Nakamura group raised 8 sailfish on Maverick, hooking 2 on fly and releasing 0.

Feb 12 - The Nakamura group raised 8 sailfish on Maverick, hooking 4 on fly with 1 release. They also raised 1 Blue marlin.

Mark and Gustavo Klammer arrived to SBL. Fishing on Gypsy they raised 12 sailfish and released 6 conventional. They also caught 1 Blue marlin 300 lbs.

Feb 13 - The Klammer group raised 9 sailfish on Gypsy and released 5 conventional.

The Nakamura group raised 3 sailfish on Maverick with 1 strike on fly.

Feb 14 - The Klammer group raised 8 sailfish on Gypsy and released 5 conventional. The also raised 1 Blue marlin.

Feb 15 - The Klammer group raised 12 sailfish on Gypsy and released 5 conventional.

We welcomed Tom Gorman to Sailfish Bay. Tom raised 8 sailfish on Maverick, hooking 2 and landing 1 on fly. He also caught 8 dorado.

Feb 16 - Slow day. The Gorman group raised 1 sailfish on Maverick and released 0 on fly.

David, Deanna, Jerry and Lu Fink arrived at Sailfish Bay. Fishing on Gypsy they raised 4 sailfish and released 1 conventional.

Feb 17 - The Gorman group raised 2 sailfish on Maverick and released 0 on fly. They also raised 1 Blue marlin.

The Fink group raised 14 sailfish on Gypsy and released 7 conventional.

Feb 18 - The Fink group raised 12 sailfish and released 5 conventional. They also raised 1 Blue marlin.

Feb 20 - Mike Dib, Jim Bur, Don Ames, Colin Fenton, Chris Fenton, Jim Willey, Chris Clark, Manny Skevofilax, and Jeff Van Tassell arrived at SBL. Fishing on Gypsy they raised 8 sailfish and released 3 conventional.

Fishing on Maverick they raised 4 sailfish and released 1 conventional.

Fishing on Bavarian they raised 8 sailfish and released 3 conventional.

Feb 21 - The Dib group raised 22 sailfish on Maverick and released 12 conventional. They also caught 2 dorado.

The Dib group raised 26 sailfish on Bora Bora and released 12 conventional. They also raised 1 Blue marlin.

The Dib group raised 12 sailfish on Bavarian and released 7 conventional. They also caught 1 dorado.

Don Johnston and Mauricio Behar arrived at SBL. Fishing on Gypsy they raised 20 sailfish and released 2 on fly. They also released 7 sails conventional.

Feb 22 - The Dib group raised 5 sailfish on Mavericka and released 3 conventional.

The Dib group raised 11 sailfish on Bora Bora and released 10 conventional.

The Dib group raised 12 sailfish on Bavarian and released 6 conventional. They also raised 1 Blue marlin.

The Johnston group raised 5 sailfish on Gypsy and released 1 conventional.

George and Andrew Glatfelter arrived at Sailfish Bay. Fishing on Danmark they raised 12 sailfish and released 10 conventional.

Feb 23 - The Johnston group raised 4 sailfish on Gypsy and released 2 conventional.

Jeremy and Jenny Clayton arrived at SBL. Fishing on Maverick they raised 4 with 2 strikes and released 0 on fly.

The Glatfelter group raised 4 sailfish on Danmark and released 0 on fly.

Feb 24 - The Johnston group raised 4 sailfish on Gypsy and released 4 conventional.

The Clayton group raised 3 sailfish on Maverick and released 1 on fly.

The Glatfelter group raised 4 sailfish on Danmark and released 1 on fly.

Feb 25 - The Clayton group raised 12 sailfish on Maverick and released 3 conventional and 1 on fly. They also released one 450 lb. Blue marlin.

Dave McCann, Jim Hoy, Harry Carter, and Mick Read arrived at Sailfish Bay for their 2nd trip in the last 5 months. They fished with us in October as well. Fishing on Gypsy they raised 18 sailfish and released 11 conventional.

Feb 26 - The Clayton group raised 15 sailfish on Maverick and released 5 on light tackle.

The McCann group raised 21 sailfish on Gypsy and released 10 conventional.

Feb 27 - The Clayton group raised 13 sailfish on Maverick and released 6 on light tackle.

Feb 28 - The Clayton group raised 11 sailfish on Maverick and released 4.



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