February 2017 - Guatemala Fishing Report
We have the guys from HUK down at Pacific Fins right now filming their TV Show “Money Fish.”
In 3 days fishing on Chechos they raised 106 sailfish, had 98 bites and released 64
Airing on The Sportsman Channel, Money Fish is a documentary-style show about Marolina Outdoor – its people, the brands, its pro staff, performance fishing apparel and Marolina’s passion for the fishery. Money Fish will give you an insider look under the hood of our brands and the roller coaster ride of product meetings, deadlines, trade shows, and following the hottest bites in the world. Money Fish is the story of the passion behind the performance.
SUN 4:30 PM | MON 9:00 AM on The Sportsman Channel
The Hulin Group returned for the 2nd time. Fishing 3 days on Chechos they raised 91 sailfish, had 81 bites and released 52.
The Fox Group fished on Sirena for 3 days and raised 63 sailfish, had 52 bites and released 36. They also raised 3 marlin.
The Martin Group returned for the 9th year in a row. Fishing 2 days on Maverick they raised 34 sailfish, had 25 bites and released 14.
The Morris Group returned for the 2nd time. Fishing on Maverick & La Joya for 2 days they raised 106 sailfish, had 82 bites and released 53.
The Dueck Group returned for the 3rd time. Fishing on Danmark, Piragua and Maverick for 2 days they raised 117 sailfish, had 96 bites and released 69.
The Hamston Group fished 1 day on Maverick and raised 20 sailfish, had 14 bites and released 12.
The Kleer Group fishing 3 days on Stratgos raised 32 sailfish, had 24 bites and released 12. They also caught 5 mackerel, 8 jacks and 1 roosterfish.
The Cope Group fishing 4 days on Aguardiente raised 105 sailfish, had 57 bites, released 24 conventional and 5 on fly. They also caught 3 jacks on fly and 3 conventional.
The Strickler Group fishing 4 days on Maverick raised 119 sailfish, had 59 bites, released 28 conventional and 5 on Fly. They also raised 1 marlin and caught 3 dorado.
The Kost Group returned for the 2nd time. Fishing 3 days on Maverick and Aguardiente and 2 days on La Joya they raised 142 sailfish, had 82 bites, released 36 conventional and 5 on Fly. They also raised 4 marlin, had 3 bites and released 2. They also caught 6 dorado.
The Portilla Group arrived for the 2nd year in a row, fished 2 days on Sirena and Chechos, raised 64 sailfish, had 44 bites, released 30 conventional and 1 on Fly. They also raised 2 marlin, had 1 bite and released 1 500 lb. Blue. Also 3 dorado.
The Sengezer Group returned for the 3rd time, fished on Danmark for 3 days, raised 44 sailfish, had 35 bites and released 23.
The Mena Group fishing on Chechos for 1 day raised 16 sailfish, had 13 bites and released 11.
The Jones Group returned for the 4th year in a row, fished 2 days on Allure and Danmark, raised 31 sailfish, had 23 bites and released 14.
The Perez Group returned for the 8th year in a row, fished 3 days on Maverick, raised 15 sailfish, had 11 bites and released 6. They also raised 4 marlin, had 3 bites and released 1 Blue.
The Ramirez Group returned for the 8th year in a row, fished 3 days on Sirena, raised 24 sailfish, had 19 bites and released 8. They also raised 2 Striped marlin, had 2 bites and released 2.
The Mott Group returned for the 2nd time, fished 1 day on Sirena, raised 13 sailfish, had 8 bites and released 4. They also raised and released 1 Striped marlin.
The Areano Group in a 1/2 day raised 4 sailfish, had 2 bites and released 2.
The Penar Group of 24 in 3 days fishing (still have one day left) have raised 398 sailfish, had 258 bites and released 159. They have also raised 36 marlin, had 33 bites, released 22 Striped marlin and 3 Blue marlin!! Fishing on Chechos, Sirena, Maverick, Danmark, Knotwork and Tranquility.
Maverick fishing 1 day in the local tournament raised 34 sailfish, had 26 bites and released 14. They also raised 3 marlin, had 2 bites and released 2 stripeys.
The Richards Group on Chechos in 2 days fishing raised 26 sailfish, had 15 bites and released 11.
The Botron Group on Maverick in 1 day raised 7 sailfish, had 4 bites and released 2. They also raised 3 marlin, had 2 bites and released 1 stripey.