The Discoverer set a new high mark for the season on March 16 with NINE Sailfish releases.
Jason Canin and his group were the beneficiaries of this white-hot bite.
The clear highlight was this Double Sailfish release, a truly challenging feat by Team Canin.
Captain Fico kept scored throughout the month of March…check out this great array of catches from the 15th. They started with a nice Rooster Fish release by Kyle Sever.
Then they nabbed the elusive Blue Jack Crevalle, a rarity for this area and the source of amazing ceviche.
Team Sever then headed offshore and scored this excellent Sailfish release.
Our great friend Mark Cooney was on board and our Northeast Representative added to his legend with this another Sailfish release.
Katie Paulsen’s group returned to the Wanderer on the 14th and had a great day with wide variety of catches.
This tasty Dorado broke the ice early on, then Team Paulsen belted up to battle some nice Sailfish.
They totaled three Sailfish releases on this trip.
A surprise Yellowfin Tuna was caught late in the day; a sign of things to come as we enter our second high season this month.
The mega panga and anglers Miles Clarkson and Aaron Revere had a mammoth day of Sailfish releases on March 14, with big numbers of big releases.
Miles sent us a very nice message:
“Craig, We had a great day fishing with Alex & Wilson!”
“They were very professional and put us on a bunch of Sails. Love the boat, too.”
“We has a great weak in Nosara and will make sure to recommend you guys to anyone we know heading down there!”
On March 13, the Harvester battled an especially strong Sailfish. This monster fought angler John Preiss on both sides of the mega panga, all the way to a safe release.
Ian Heaps and his posse enlisted the Discoverer for a great day offshore on March 13.
Super Sailfish releases provided the highlights of a trip that also included this nice Dorado for the dinner table.
Great wok by Captain Carlos and the big battleship Discoverer!
Kyle Sever joined Captain Fico on the 13th, and although the action was a little slow, they still nagged a nice Sailfish release:
As always it’s great to see a young angler sink his teeth into blue water fishing.
We always say that you don’t need a big boat to catch big fish in Costa Rica, and angler JC Mas proved that point with Captain David on the 23-foot Adventurer with this excellent Sailfish release on March 12:
Tiller-steer panga boat catching world-class billfish? Only in Nosara!