It’s that time of year when the billfish are lighting it up! The Wanderer welcomed longtime Canadian charter Captain Rick Stanley and his bunch for an offshore billfish hunt and they had some incredible action.
The were raising marlins all day and got the hooks buried into two of the big blue ladies, but both managed to spit the hook and escape. However, the day was saved by a late-day 90lbs. Sailfish release.
Patrick and his group booked the Wanderer for a sunset fishing trip and caught this awesome Cuberra, an Amberjack, a 10lbs. White tuna and macarela. Great action for such a quick trip.
The Cox family have been tearing the water up this week, but they truly saved the best for last.
After some great action on the Wanderer followed by more fish on the Explorer, the First Coast couple were back on the blue beauty for some big-time Marlin Hunting.
Fishin’ Accomplished! Great work by the Roy and Cathy Cox and the entire FishingNosara team.
Client Ed Haynes released a 450lbs. Marlin on the Wanderer today. Great work by Angler and crew…Check out Captain William himself on the billshot.
Also while bobbing around Garza Bay, First Mate Alex hooked up this massive 80lbs. Rooster Fish. Of course we released this fish immediately but it is still a heck of a catch for so close to shore. Nice fish Alex!
St. Augustine’s Roy and Cathy Cox had a fantastic day on the Wanderer. Great weather, great seas, and great fish. They ended up with three nice Dorados ranging from 30lbs.-40lbs.
Proof again that First Coast fishermen are second to none. Great work by the Cox crew!
The Wanderer missed a day for some fuel pump repairs, but in no time at all she was back in the water. Of course, Concierge Numero Uno Manuel (of Nosara Paradise Rentals) had to check and make sure the repairs were up to par…not to mention do a little ‘company research’ while he was out there.
Nice Fish Manuel!
Fresh off of catching the first Sailfish on the Explorer, Steve Levin took to the Wanderer to continue his one man War on Billfish. On his first day he brought in this awesome Blue Marlin, estimated to weigh about 300lbs.
Like all billfish caught by FishingNosara crews, this Marlin was live released.
To follow up this legendary catch, Steve Levine and the boys took another shot at the billfish in the blue water. Check out this incredible sailfish:
After three great releases on two different boats, we’re sure that the local billfish population are glad to see Steve Levine go. Great fishing!
The Billfish bite is definitely heating up! Steve booked the Wanderer for a day of fishing and I am pleased to report that they released a 150lbs. Stripe Marlin!
Also, over on the Explorer client Dean Ricci caught two Amberjack and two white tunas, all weighing between 15-20lbs. After this early morning trip, Captain David was joined by client Jacob Owen for an afternoon half-day. He caught a macarella and a white tuna.
The big fish are starting to rear their heads, so what are you waiting for? Get down to Nosara soon!
Our good friend and regular client Henry Doggrell was back on the Wanderer and his party had a real nice time. They cleaned up on the Black Tunas and White Tunas. Great work by boat, angler and crew. Pura Vida!
Ron and Katherine booked the Wanderer and their party came home with a wide variety of fish. To the left, a nice Yellowfin Tuna. Below is a 20-25lbs. Cuberra snapper; not the biggest one we’ve seen but certainly just as tasty. Beneath that is a nice little Amberjack.
All of these fish are great as sushi or as table fare, and I’m sure that nobody went hungry on this night!