Tip of the week 

Efficient casting. Everything in the salt happens fast, so it's about being ready!
Teamwork with your guide - be sure to clearly communicate expectations.

Seven-day forecast 

Had some rain today but the East winds are coming and clearing for the coming week.
Twelve boats went out today and Tarpon on the fly, Bone fish on the fly and snook!
were caught.
Sun tomorrow and the boats will head back out. plenty of fish! bring your camera!


FISHING REPORT: Weeks of June 12th - June 18th, 2016

Weather: Partly Cloudy to start the week with stormy weather at the end of the week

Winds: The winds were moderate at 5-10 mph from all directions, changing every few hours. Building to 20-25 mph on Saturday.

Air Temps: Highs were between 83º and 88º with lows in mid to high 70's.

Water Temperature: 81º F. Barometric Pressure: 29.73 - 30.01

Moon phase: The first quarter moon was on June 12th Sunrise: 5:16 am Sunset: 6:28 pm


Bonefish (Macabi): Lots of first time bonefish pins were awarded this week including Will, Owen, and Graham, while the parents Christine and Mark added to their totals. The biggest fish of the week was 4 pounds, caught in our back lagoon. Returning guests Spence, David, Asa, Kai, Chris, Bridger, Jesse, Ned, Peter, David, Mackensie, Travis, Jack. Albert, Cinco, Melissa, Preston Sarah (her first bonefish) Jeff, Wendy, Isaac, & Eli are among the many bonefish masters this week.

Permit (Palometta): Keith started off the week with a nice permit, Mark landed his first permit and Peter's fish was part of his slam, Albert was pleased as punch with his first ever permit!

Tarpon (Sabalo): Twin Brother Eli and Isaac chased some tarpon and were victorious! Mark landed his mid week, and Peter added to his slam tarpon with an additional tarpon while wandering the lagoon on his own. Several tarpon were seen off the dock as well but no one hooked up. Only one or two boats went after the migratory tarpon this week with a few hookups but nothing landed.

Grand Slam: Peter got a grand slam with his first visit to El Pescador with a nice tarpon, a feisty permit and a solid bonefish. A Soft Slam goes to Mark as he led his great family to a great vacation catching a permit, tarpon and bonefish during his visit to El Pescador

Other Species: Jacks, Snappers, Barracudas, Snook, ladyfish

Flies that worked:
Bonefish: Christmas Island Specials, Crazy Charlies, Gotchas,
Permit: Christmas Island Specials
Tarpon: Black death. Blue deceiver, Olive cockroach

Week Summary: Even though the week ended with a rainy, stormy day most of the week was pretty successful, with anglers taking advantage of the great summer fishing here at EL Pescador. The Migratory tarpon are here in addition to the year round resident tarpon , permit and bonefish.

Ed -

Must Have Flies 
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