It’s the rainy season right now, but that didn’t stop Ron Lard and his team of Virginia-based anglers from braving the elements for three days, conquering a wide variety of inshore species. Captain Alex and Mate Kevin performed fearlessly in the face of the rain, guaranteeing a fun, safe, productive run of trips. Here’s what Mr. Lard wrote in an email: Craig, “Just wanted to let you know that my group and I (weather not withstanding) had a great time in Nosara. The housing was clean, comfortable and well equipped. Your staff was pleasant and took very good care off us.” “Although the weather didn’t cooperate with our stay, Cpt. Alex and Kevin managed to get us out the three days and found fish.” “We all highly recommend your company.” Regards,
We had the great honor to welcome Eduardono‘s Nicholas Olarte for a day on the Harvester, the boat he was instrumental in bringing into existence. Last time we saw Nick was at the Miami Boat Show (above) where we celebrated the completion of the Harvester and began laying the groundwork for the new Fishtastic. Much better tan this time around! Nicholas bested this sweet Rooster Fish, plus got a rare face-to-face encounter with this creepy Octopus: Awesome to see the architect of the Eduardono Covina Hull catching fish on the prototypical Mega Panga Harvester!
Mike Ford followed up their great day of inshore action with a little trip offshore. Captain Alex put them on the fish and they scored an excellent Sailfish release. Great all around performance from the Mega Panga!
The filets were flying for client Mike Ford on board the Harvester on September 6. This big Dorado got things going, then was followed up by this beefy Yellowfin Tuna: Great work by Captain Alex, a man who doesn’t know the meaning of ‘off season’!
Georgia-based angler Dick Griffis enjoyed his trip with Captain Alex on the 3rd, highlighted by this perfect sized Yellowfin Tuna. Estimated around 35lbs., the filets yielded by this Yella Fella are tight and tasty. Great work by the mega panga Harvester.
Our old buddy Hubble Keller overcame obstacles this week to make his fishing dreams come true. He had members of his posse cancel on him last minutes, plus his son caught a little bug that left him on the sidelines briefly. But these Florida anglers weren’t going down without a fight, and on their last day in town they lit up the scorecard with five super Sailfish releases. Fantastic work by this legendary angler.
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Russell Brewster struck again with an offshore haul that included a big Dorado and some nice Yellowfin Tuna on ice backed up by a super Sailfish releases. Captain Alex has the Harvester dialed-in and her late season performance his year has been staggering. Excellent work by the Mega Panga.
Craig was back on the Harvester for a mega Marlin day on August 13 with fellow angler Lloyd Michael. The first Blue Marlin snagged two baits and was simultaneously hooked by Craig and Lloyd! After a safe release by Mate Kevin a second Marlin entered the spread and fought bravely, spitting the hook after putting on a fireworks show next to the boat. Awesome hunting by Captain Alex and the Harvester!
The Harvester found gold with Craig Sutton nabbing at 150+lbs. Yellowfin Tuna on August 12. Craig casted for this monster over a pod of spinning porpoises and brought him home with an efficient 25 minute fight on a Penn Slammer spinning reel. VIDEO It’s rare to see a fish the Captain Alex can’t lift off the deck, but this one fits the bill. Fellow anglers Kim and Lloyd Michael were on board and scored an excellent Sailfish release, plus added their own meat with a 50+ lbs. Dorado. Great day on the Mega Panga!