April 2012 - Guatemala Fishing Report
April 23 - 28
We fished in the Local Tournament on Fortuna and Maverick. On April 27, 11 boats released 70 sailfish and 1 marlin. On April 28, 11 boats released 114 sailfish. On Day 1, Fortuna was 1st place boat, 1st place angler! On Day 1, Maverick was 1st place team!
We welcomed Vladmir Vornokov from Russia to tackle sails on fly. In 6 days fishing he raised 109 sailfish, had 41 bites and released 8 on fly. He has already rebooked for July.
Ale Fas & Family fished 1 day on Gypsy. They raised 10 sailfish, had 6 bites, released 2 conventional and 1 on fly.
Universal Leaf came back for another visit. Fishing 1 day on Gypsy they released 1 sailfish and over 60 dorado.
April 12 - 22
We welcomed Dan Erb back for the 2nd time this year. Joining Dan was Barbara Wolf, Palmer and Linda Long. Fishing on Fortuna they raised 64 sailfish, had 61 bites, and released 49 in 3 days. They also had a very unique experience releasing a "double". But it was not the normal double sailfish, it was a Blue marlin and a sailfish!
Toke Aw and Robert Yokoi joined us for 5 days fishing. On Maverick they raised 111 sailfish, had 87 bites, released 56 conventional and 4 on fly. They also raised 1 Blue marlin.
Alejandro Fas & Family joined us for 1 day fishing. On Gypsy they raised 11 sailfish, had 10 bites and released 6 conventional.
The International Trading Company fished 2 days on Fortuna. They raised 14 sailfish, had 10 bites and released 5 on Day #1. On Day #2 they fished 1/2 a day inshore. They raised 4 Roosterfish, had 4 bites and released 2.
April 1 - 7
Gary Kramer and Ken Mayer finished up their trip on Gypsy raising 10 sailfish on Gypsy, had 6 bites and released 4 conventional. They also raised 17 sailfish, had 9 bites and released 1 on fly.
The Saunders group finished up their trip on Blue Desert raising 10 sailfish, had 6 bites and releasing 6 conventional on the last day.
The Gonzalez family from Guatemala City fished with us one day on Fortuna. It was their first ever bluewater fishing experience. They raised 6 sailfish, had 6 bites and released 6 conventional. The kids (age: 12-9-8) had a ball.
Clinton and Troy Beall returned to fish with us for the 2nd time in 2 months. Joining them was Cindy Beall. Fishing on Fortuna they raised 13 sailfish, had 13 bites and released 10 conventional in 2 days fishing. They also caught 2 dorado.
Margaret Scott and her daughter-in-laws fished 1 day on Maverick. They raised 7 sailfish, had 6 bites and released 5 conventional.
The Javier Novales Family fished 1 day on Canaso. They raised 8 sailfish, had 6 bites and released 4 conventional.
The President of the Port Authority in Guatemala joined us for 1 day fishing on Canaso with some of his friends. They raised 4 sailfish, had 4 bites and released 3 conventional.