The Explorer nagged this sweet Sailfish release on January 21.
Frank Bludau returned on the 21st and once again Captain Carlos put his group on the fish.
Big Dorados and Yellowfin Tunas filled the fishbox for these Texas anglers.
Captain Alex delivered the goods on January 21 with these guys running the gamut on Doardos and Yellowfin Tunas.
The Discoverer welcomed angler Frank Bludau for a fun excursion to the blue water. Several super Sailfish releases topped the scorecard.
Also dinner for the week came calling with this floor-sweeper Dorado.
John Harbord’s boys kept the fire burning on January 17 as the Harvester delivered big catches. This monster Dorado was the highlight of the trip:
Swarms of Sailfish were ready to fight in the afternoon, and found these Tampa-anglers ready for battle.
Justin Dorsk performed brilliantly on the afternoon of January 18. Check out this email he sent us the next day: “We had a great day fishing on Saturday on the Explorer. The guys put us on some great fish.”
“We caught 3 sail fish and 1 Mahi. 2 other mahi spit out the hook, but we got to see them jump.”
“The dolphin pods we saw were amazing. Thanks for a great excursion.”
Justin and Erin Dorsk
January 18, 2020
The hot fishing in January continued as Captain Fico nagged this nice Sailfish release on the 17th.
Ryan Orr and the Harvester went toe-to-toe with several Sailfish. Check out these beauties:
The Explorer posted a very contradictory scorecard on January 16; on one hand they caught two memorable fish but on the other hand both had to be released.
We’ve put a self-imposed restriction on these big Cubera Snappers. When they are this big we chose to release them for the health of the fishery.
Big or small, we want nothing to do with this Shark:
Still a great day of rod-bending fun on the barroom brawler Explorer.
Tampa angler John Harbord has returned to Nosara after 8 long years. He was enshrined in the FishingNosara Hall of Fame on the strength of our first ever Billfish Grand Slam:
This is back when we used to take the fish out of the water, a practice we abandoned in 2014 to ensure billfish safety.
They reunited with Captain Alex on the 15th and got right back to business with multiple Sailfish releases.
Dinner is on deck due to whopper Wahoos.
Amazing catches by the People’s Champion Harvester.