Charley Smith and his boys scored lots of Sailfish releases with Captain Alex on March 5.
These monsters were fired-up for the fight and put the crew of the mega panga to the test.
Eight Sailfish releases peppered the scorecard for the
Great work by the
FishingNosara Hall of Famer and Northeast FishingNosara Representative Mark Cooney pulled off an amazing fishing feat with Captain David on January 18th…what, you’ve never battled a Sailfish on a 23-foot panga with a tiller-steered motor?
Then he grabbed a second Sailfish!
Backed up by lots of great Dorado, this is a picture-perfect day for the
Captain Alex kicked off his season with John Purdy, John Van Diver, Mike Pickelsimer and Dale McElroy reporting eleven sweet Dorados on ice.
Harvester has been itching for action, and found what they were looking for as these monsters topped out at 60lbs.
They caught so many that Captain Alex chose to release this big one so as not to hurt the fish stock.
Great work by Captain Alex and the
Our rainy season fishing campaign concluded with a trio of trips in early October with angler Troy Davis enlisting the
Explorer for blue water action.
Several Sailfish releases were backed up with a literal boat load of medium-sized Dorados.
Mr. Smith and his crew got out of town just in time to avoid some historic flooding. Some areas of Nosara endured 30 feet of flooding.
The flooding in Nosara has been challenging, but the Ticos are working together and helping each other out.
Here is the 23-foot
Adventurer with Capitan Alex, Antonio, and NPR staff Jeni and others getting some local kids to high ground. VIDEO
The waters have since receded and things are getting back to normal.
Excellent video arriving from our friends Paul Arthur and Ricky Kay. These guys brought their own camera crew along for their fishing adventure and the resulting video is awesome:
Great work by Captain Alex, Captain David (of the
Adventurer) filling-in at the mate position, and of course these great Texas anglers.
For those still clinging to the old notion that the fishing in Costa Rica is not white-hot in July, please check out this July 22 trip from the
Harvester with angler Carlyle Smith. VIDEO
This monster Marlin was just the tip of the iceberg.
A big time Sailfish wasn’t far behind, and the mega panga was there to pull her in.
Another great Sailfish also found its way to the
Normally a big day full of billfish releases would be all that you need, but why not add some big Dorado filets for the fishbox?
Oh and in case you are wondering, all of these catch came on just a 6.5 hour trip…imaging if they had gone for a full eight hours!
Craig Sutton bests two blue water beasties on April 22. Both safe released as always by Captain Alex. VIDEO
We were stoked to welcome Bill Haire and the Carolina Outdoors TV show early in thie year, and they have finally aired. Enjoy these great experiences from Nosara, Costa Rica: