March 2015 - Guatemala Fishing Report
Bo Whitehead's group returned for the 4th time. This time he was joined by his friend John Boon's group. Fishing on Maverick and Gypsy for 1 day they raised 39 sailfish, had 35 bites and released 26. They also caught 2 dorado.
Joe Murphy arrived again to fish with us. Joining Joe were Shaun Murphy, Ron Smith and Wendell Weakley. Fishing on Maverick for 3 days they raised 104 sailfish, had 97 bites and released 76! They also raised and released 1 Blue marlin.
Henry BuDai arrived for 3 days fly fishing on Aguardiente. He raised 33 sailfish, had 14 bites and released 5 on fly.
The guys from Alliance One arrived for 1 day fishing. On Allure they raised 33 sailfish, had 23 bites, released 12 conventional and 1 on fly.
Jamie Hollingsworth, Jason De Felice, Darrell Owensby and Brian Wilson arrived. Fishing for 3 days on Sirena they raised 70 sailfish, had 52 bites and released 33.
David McMurphy, Kevin Moore, Zachary Sikorsi and Julien Cloutier arrived for 2 days fishing on Aguardiente. They raised 79 sailfish, had 73 bites and released 53.
The Byrd Miller Family (Byrd III, Byrd IV, Eliza and Cate) arrived for the 5th time. Fishing on Maverick for 3 days they raised 112 sailfish, had 101 bites and released 80! They also raised 3 marlin, with 1 bite and released 1. A few dorado to mix in as well.
The father/son team of Bill and Bill Buckley arrived for the 4th year in a row. Fishing on Maverick for 3 days they raised 63 sailfish, had 52 bites and released 38. They also raised 2 marlin, had 2 bites and released 2!
Doug McCuen and Mark Shaw arrived for the 3rd time to fish with us. Fishing on Gypsy for 3 days they raised 56 sailfish, had 43 bites and released 31. They also raised 3 marlin, had 1 bite and released 1 400 lbs!
The father/son duo of Jere Freeman III and Jere Freeman IV arrived for 3 days fishing on Aguardiente. They raised 62 sailfish, had 47 bites, released 24 conventional and 2 on fly.
Stanislav Gorbounov, Ivanyutin Sergey and Vladimir Kuzmin arrived from Russia. Fly Fishing for 4 days they raised 47 sailfish, had 22 bites and released 8 on fly. They also raised 2 marlin, with 1 bite and released 1 on conventional gear.
Aggeo Ribiero, Nelson Noquiera and Andre Von Behtzen arrived from Brazil for the 3rd time. This report is a different one for sure! In 3 days fishing on Aguardiente they raised 10 sailfish, had 7 bites and released 4. They also raised 5 marlin, had 4 bites and released 4 marlin! 3 Blues and 1 Black! Also, some yellowfin tuna.
The Erichsen group fished 1 day on Maverick and raised 16 sailfish, had 15 bites and released 12.
The local clients fishing on Danmark for 1 day raised 12 sailfish, had 8 bites, and released 5. They also raised 2 marlin, with 1 bite and released 1 Blue.
The guys from Georgia Pacific arrived for the 2nd year in a row. Last year the group was 4 and in 2015 it grew to 11 anglers. Tim Becker, Dwight Cook, Mike Tompkins, Kirk Stallsmith, Tim Covington, Tim Money, Mike Tuchalski, Wes Jones, Billy Greene, and Ray Abernathy. Fishing on Gypsy, Maverick and Canaso 2 for 2 days they raised 70 sailfish, had 63 bites and 36 releases. Several dorado. They also raised 5 marlin, had 2 bites and released 1 400 lbs!
One client, Richard Marshall stayed an additional 2 days to fly fish on Gypsy. He raised 44 sailfish, had 22 bites and released 10 on FLY! He also raised 5 marlin, but could not get them to take the fly.
TaxSlayer Group #2 arrived a day later and fished 2 days on Maverick, Gypsy and Mijo. They raised 141 sailfish, had 122 bites and released 91. They also raised 8 marlin, had 7 bites and released 4 Blues!!
All in all the owners of TaxSlayer got to witness as their key clients raised 303 sailfish, with 252 bites and 173 releases. With an added bonus of raising 13 marlin and releasing 4! Numerous dorado and yellowfin tuna were also caught during the week.
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