roosterfish

  1. Baja Bytes

    Baja Striped Marlin Dazzle

    Striped marlin are at the top of the heap this week with double digit-releases at both Magdalena Bay and down the Pacific side closer to Land’s End at the Finger Bank. Second to the top would be wahoo at Magdalena Bay where limits are common right now. Beyond that Ensenada, Loreto and East Cape...
  2. Central America Fishing

    Costa Rica Fishing Report - April 2018

    Costa Rica's peak billfish season (Dec-Apr) continued to be feast or famine last month. The sailfish bite has been as easy to read as an angry wife/girlfriend giving you the silent treatment, some days boats are seeing double digit sailfish and then the next week it'll be just one or two per...
  3. Jpose123

    SJD in May

    Hey was hoping someone could offer some recommendations for late may. Was hoping to do some fly fishing with a buddy for roosterfish from the beach diy, and also maybe 2 days one in panga for roosters and a day in cruiser for striped marlin. I was thinking Los barilles would be a good spot to go...
  4. Central America Fishing

    Costa Rica Inshore Fishing Report - Jan 2018

    This time of year most of the fishing reports from Central America focus on the offshore fishing and billfish counts, but we know there are plenty of anglers who aren’t interested in deep sea trolling all day. Popping, jigging, casting rapalas - that's hands on fishing. In Costa Rica so many...
  5. Central America Fishing

    Panama Fishing Report Nov 2017: Rain, Wind, Rough Seas - And We STILL Caught Fish!

    Earlier this week I had the opportunity to visit one of the finest fishing lodges in Panama, the Sport Fish Panama Island Lodge. As many of you already know, the owner and host here is none other than Captain Shane Jarvis, one of the best captains in the Gulf of Chiriqui. His property isn’t...
  6. Central America Fishing

    Costa Rica Fishing Report - September 2017

    September traditionally isn't the most sought after month to come fishing in Costa Rica as stories of "rainy season" run rampant. However just because hordes of anglers aren't out on the water doesn't mean the fish aren't here. In the right part of the country you still get sunny days and calm...
  7. Central America Fishing

    Costa Rica & Panama Still Producing in the Green Season

    Many anglers know that the peak billfish season in Central American hot spots like Costa Rica, Panama, and Guatemala runs from roughly November through April but many incorrectly assume the fishing shuts off after that or that visiting in the "rainy" season is waste of money. That couldn't be...
  8. Sirena

    Tailhunter La Paz/Las Arenas and Muertos Report June 11th, 2017

    WEEK AT A GLANCE (from 1-10 being best) Weather – 7 (still some wind, but not as bad as before) Heat – 9 (cooler than normal . Sunny and near perfect beach weather) Fishing – 6 (lots to be caught) Catching – 3 (losing alot of fish) Fish Quality – 6 (some big fish around but losing too many)...
  9. djsulli

    Mita & suyulita in July, any tips?

    Yo All! im headed for Punta Mita and Suyulita july 5-10 and we want to fish a few days if possible, can anyone give some insight on whats around during this period? can we fish inshore and get bit? Is it more of el banco thing? any info would be awesome! Wanna try for roosters too off the...
  10. Van Wormer Resorts

    East Cape fishing is off and running!!

    It's been a great week down here on the East Cape! The fishing has finally busted wide open with a variety of species being landed each day. The primary specie the last few days has been yellowfin tuna. The school started out about 42 miles off hotel Palmas De Cortez, but has now moved to...
  11. Zancudo Lodge

    Fishing Report (3-11 March 2017)

    As we begin the month of March we are running at full capacity at the lodge and although the bite has been a bit tough going at times our crews are keeping the rods bent and our guests happy. March is considered ‘prime time’ for sailfish in Costa Rica and the fish are definitely here. We’re...
  12. Zancudo Lodge

    Sailfish Bite is On! Fishing Report (19-26 Jan 2017)

    For decades, Costa Rica has been well known for the epic billfish bite that usually occurs every year from around January thru May and this year is no different. We are very happy to report that the annual 'Pez Vela' run has begun at Zancudo Lodge. We have been experiencing great Sailfish action...
  13. Zancudo Lodge

    2017 White Water Marine Costa Rican Shootout - The Fisherman

    The Fisherman Magazine covers the 2017 White Water Marine Costa Rican Shootout at the amazing Zancudo Lodge in Golfito Costa Rica. By Michael Caruso
  14. Zancudo Lodge

    29 Marlin in 3 Days - 2017 Whitewater Costa Rican Shootout

    January is usually the time when things get really heated up down here in the land of 'pura vida' and we are happy to report that the conditions are perfect for offshore and inshore game-fishing. The seas have been flat calm lately with stunning sunny blue skies. The bite is definitely on at...
  15. Zancudo Lodge

    11 Marlin in 2 Days-Fishing Report (29 Dec - 4 Jan 2017)

    HAPPY NEW YEAR...... Its another red hot week of fishing at Zancudo Lodge, Costa Rica and there are lots more amazing fish stories to be told. The seamounts have been on fire lately and our expert crews have been getting up to 12 shots at Blue Marlin on most of the days offshore. There are very...
  16. Zancudo Lodge

    Marlin Madness- Zancudo Lodge, Costa Rica (18-28 December 2016)

    Our 2017 Season is off to a great start and we are having very little trouble keeping our guests busy with great fishing opportunities both offshore and inshore. The Marlin bite has been spectacular this month and it seems like everyday schools of Yellowfin Tuna are showing up out on the edge...
  17. Zancudo Lodge

    Zancudo Lodge, Costa Rica (11-17 December 2016)

    Our season is off to a great start and with the Christmas holidays right around the corner we are pleased to report that the fishing has has been nothing short of spectacular. Sailfish are showing up in good numbers offshore and the Yellowfin Tuna bite has been crazy! Our captains are busy...
  18. Zancudo Lodge

    2016 Triple Crown Tournament - Zancudo Lodge, Costa Rica

    We recently concluded the 2016 Triple Crown Tournament, hosted at Zancudo Lodge, Costa Rica. The fishing was red hot with eight teams (20 anglers) competing for top spots in the billfish, roosterfish and gamefish divisions. TOURNAMENT TEAMS Ascent - Dave Hawrys/Trent Lemke Dos Gringos Guapos -...
  19. Baja Bytes

    Gorilla sized tuna dim baby blue bite

    Baja Bytes Weekly Overview Friday, August 19, 2016 Gary Graham Que Pasa Question from an IGFA Member: “Is fishing with a drone legal under IGFA rules?” “I saw a video on social media where shore-bound anglers were utilizing a remote-controlled drone to deliver their bait to schooling fish...
  20. Baja Bytes

    Larger dorado saunter in for tournaments

    Baja Bytes Weekly Overview Friday, July 8, 2016 Gary Graham Que Pasa The Blue Marlin World Cup in West Palm Beach, Florida, marked its 32nd anniversary with several important milestones in 2016 -- a record turnout and a giant marlin. A record fleet of 162 teams signed up to participate in...
  21. Axel at Hotel Buena Vista

    June continues to be “bustin’ out all over”/Fish Report

    June 15-22, 2016 Hotel Buena Vista Beach Resort June continues to be “bustin’ out all over” for guests under sunny skies with toasty temperatures approaching 90 degrees. In spite of a swing of sea surface temperatures from 84 down to 74 degree in a few spots, there is enough bait —...
  22. Rancho Leonero

    WOW that's a cow at East Cape

    Rancho Leonero Resort, East Cape BCS, Mexico A report right from the source: The week of June 11 - 18, 2016 The Environment: The perfect weather continues and the fishing has finally stabilized with good consistent fishing in all departments. The Bottom Line – We have had an...
  23. Baja Bytes

    Swordys float, East Cape anglers gloat

    Baja Bytes Weekly Overview Friday, June 17, 2016 Gary Graham Que Pasa On June 10 and 11, 2016, for the third year in a row, Sportfishing Association of California returned to Ensenada, BC; hosted by the Hotel Coral and Marina, the entourage included SAC President, Captain Ken Franke, along...
  24. W

    Fishing in Cabo July27-Aug1

    Hey guys, I was wondering if you guys had any suggestions on what I should do. I am going down to cabo san lucas close to the big marina and got 2 days to fish (don't ask me how I got this lucky) of course the lady has to come with but that is well worth it for two days of amazing fishing down...
  25. Rancho Leonero

    The East Cape’s fishing season is in full swing!

    Rancho Leonero Resort East Cape BCS, Mexico A report right from the source: The week of May 28-June 4, 2016 The Environment: No two ways about it: The East Cape’s fishing season is in full swing! All the critters have come out to play. Mild mornings giving way to welcome afternoon...
  26. Baja Bytes

    Larger dorado trickle in, roosterfish explode

    Baja Bytes Weekly Overview Friday, May 27, 2016 Gary Graham Que Pasa More info on Mex 5 route: http://www.bdoutdoors.com/forums/threads/gonzaga-to-bola.626806/ This whale breach is one of the coolest whale videos we've seen in a while! Coronado Island The boats are seeing a bunch of...
  27. Baja Bytes

    Larger dorado trickle in, roosterfish explode

    Baja Bytes Weekly Overview Friday, May 27, 2016 Gary Graham Que Pasa More info on Mex 5 route: http://www.bdoutdoors.com/forums/threads/gonzaga-to-bola.626806/ This whale breach is one of the coolest whale videos we've seen in a while! Coronado Island The boats are seeing a bunch of...
  28. Baja Bytes

    Larger dorado trickle in, roosterfish explode

    Baja Bytes Weekly Overview Friday, May 27, 2016 Gary Graham Que Pasa More info on Mex 5 route: http://www.bdoutdoors.com/forums/threads/gonzaga-to-bola.626806/ This whale breach is one of the coolest whale videos we've seen in a while! Coronado Island The boats are seeing a bunch of...
  29. Baja Bytes

    Pesca la Baja draws record-breaking turnout and fishfollow

    Baja Bytes Weekly Overview Friday, May 20, 2016 Gary Graham Que Pasa RedRum Sportfishing Teams Up with Veteran Outdoors Here is some information in regards to the Wounded Vet’s Trip we are doing this week here in Cabo -- Veteran Outdoors Staffers Cody Hirt, and Brad Strittmatter...
  30. Baja Bytes

    Giant yellowfin tuna leads their return...finally

    Baja Bytes Weekly Overview Friday, May 13, 2016 Gary Graham Que Pasa SAC Southern Partnership Thrives http://www.bdoutdoors.com/sac-southern-partnership-thrives/ Coronado Island Report from Vince and Max: Dirty green water at the IB Pipe but perfect current. No birds, little life...
  31. Rancho Leonero

    Let's get this party started!

    Rancho Leonero Resort East Cape BCS, Mexico A report right from the source: The week of March 5-12 The Environment: Unsettled weather and cooler temperatures throughout the week The Bottom Line: Things are pretty slow. However, experience tells us that this can turn around in the...