Feb 2014 - Guatemala Fishing Report
Feb 24 - 28
Ricky Smith, Chris Vizena, Chuck Graff, Chris Bird, Marcus Blair, Alan Bird, Mike Ward, and Bill Weber arrived. Fishing for 4 days on Maverick, Gypsy and Canaso II they raised 259 sailfish, had 212 bites and released 112! They also raised 2 marlin and released one BLACK marlin.
Jeff Van Tassell arrived for his 2nd trip with us. Joining Jeff were Rob Nolan and Manny Skevofilax. Fishing on Knotwork for 3 days they raised 46 sailfish, had 39 bites and released 29. They also caught 7 yellowfin tuna, 2 dorado and hooked 1 Blue marlin.
Bob Baesel and Tim Duncan arrived for the 4th time. Fishing on Danmark for 2 days they raised 34 sailfish, had 31 bites and released 20. They also caught3 yellowfin tuna and 1 dorado.
Kirk and Krista Courson arrived for 11th time. Joining them this year were TJ and Cali Campagnola. Fishing 4 days on Allure they raised 89 sailfish, had 65 bites and released 36. They also caught 4 dorado.
The Minister of Fisheries for Guatemala fished with us a 1/2 day on Maverick on Feb 23 and raised 7 sailfish, had 6 bites and released 6. Also caught 1 dorado.
Lin Poor and Margaret Munoz arrived for 3 days fishing and to celebrate their wedding anniversary. On Tranquility they raised 70 sailfish, had 53 bites, and released 32. They also caught 4 dorado.
Feb 16 - 22
Roland MacKenzie and Jim Forsythe returned for the 4th year in a row. Fishing on Gypsy for 3 days they raised 61 sailfish, had 51 bites and released 32.
Brett Tice, Dan Villarreal, and Erwin Sanchez arrived for 3 days fishing on Maverick. They raised 61 sailfish, had 51 bites and released 32.
Fred Warden and David Tyson returned for the 2nd year in a row. Fishing 3 days on Tranquility they raised 66 sailfish, had 51 bites and released 37.
Jose Grau, Luis Rodriguez, Jose Gonzalez Sr. and Jose Gonzalez Jr arrived for the 8th year in a row. Fishing on Sirena for 4 days they raised 167 sailfish, had 150 bites and released 88. They also caught 3 dorado.
James Davis and Savannah Batson arrived for 3 days fishing on Canaso II. They raised 51 sailfish, had 39 bites and released 24. They also got engaged on their trip to Pacific Fins. Congratulations!
Stan Shoemaker fly fishing 2 days on Gypsy raised 59 sailfish, had 32 bites and released 12 ON FLY! He also raised 1 Blue marlin and got 1 dorado on fly.
Merv Tompkins and Len Burwell arrived for 4 days fishing on Maverick. They raised 115 sailfish, had 98 bites and released 70.
A local client fishing on Gypsy for 1 day raised 10 sailfish, had 9 bites and released 5.
Feb 11 - 15
Fishing has been outstanding. RED HOT!
Tom Tomfohdre returned for the 12th time! This time it was a Father/Daughter Trip. The Dads have been several times as well with us. Lynn Tomfohdre, Paul Koepke, Sheryl Koepke, Larry Bentley, Judy McLaughlin, Merry Harlacher, Stephanie Sullivan and Jennifer Harlacher. Fishing on Gypsy, Maverick and Tranquility for 4 days raised 301 sailfish, had 256 bites and released 201! They also caught 28 dorado.
The Perez Group returned for the 8th year in a row. Raphael, Raphael II, and Jorge Perez with Carlos Aponte. Fishing on Canaso II for 3 days they raised 152 sailfish, had 118 bites and released 53. They also had 1 Blue marlin bite and caught 6 dorado.
Feb 7 - 10
Dr. Alberto Ramirez (Dad), Dr. Alberto Ramirez (Son), and Luis Gonzalez returned for 8th time. Fishing on Gypsy for 3 days they raised 82 sailfish, had 64 bites and released 45. They also caught 5 dorado.
Niels Erichsen and his 15 year-old son Ian fished in the local tournament. In 2 days fishing on Canaso II they raised 60 sailfish, had 46 bites and released 31.
Dwight Cook returned for the 4th time. Also joining Dwight were his brother Ken, Paul Frederickson, and Michael Tompkins. Fishing on Maverick they raised 53 sailfish, had 43 bites, released 30 conventional and 1 on fly.
The Davis group returned for the 3rd time. Fishing on Knotwork for 2 days, they raised 41 sailfish, had 27 bites, released 11 conventional and 1 on fly.
Richard Riseley, Harold Kleinfeld, Frank Maschio, Jay Martin, and Don Kenly visited again for 2 days fishing. On Sirena in 2 days they raised 34 sailfish, had 32 bites and released 20.
Feb 1 - 6
Howard Kisner and Robert Davidge arrived for the 3rd time. Fishing on Gypsy they raised 54 sailfish, had 46 bites, released 33 conventional and 1 on fly. They also caught 5 dorado and raised 1 Blue marlin.
Marc, Alex, Ryan, and Adam Cheramie arrived again. Fishing 3 days on Sirena they raised 36 sailfish, had 30 bites and released 25. They also caught 2 dorado.
Robert & Pamela Spaulding arrived for 4 days fishing on Maverick. They raised 61 sailfish, had 31 bites, released 21 conventional and 4 on fly.
Ralph Bodine returned for the 2nd time. Don Copeland joined him for 3 days fishing on Gypsy. They raised 16 sailfish, had 12 bites, released 5 conventional and 3 on fly.
David Martin returned for the 7th year in a row. Randy Lott joined him this time. Fishing on Canaso II for 2 days they raised 18 sailfish, had 16 bites and released 11. They also caught 2 dorado.
Joe Matthews, Eric Safko, Gary Gray, Mark Mummert, and Scott Tutterow arrived for 3 days fishing on Canaso. They raised 28 sailfish, had 23 bites and released 15. They also raised 2 Blue marlin.