June 12, 2015

“The day was all about perseverance,” writes Patrick Vincent. “It was a little disheartening to see a giant blue marlin smash the teaser before we even had a bait in the water this morning. Then there was a slow morning bite.

Minutes after my afternoon nap, we were rewarded with a double header of sailfish. We quickly released twin 100lb Pacific sails.

Later in the day, we got to see one hell of a show. 200lb yellowfin tuna crashing sardines on the surface. I’ve never seen anything like 200lb yellow torpedoes going airborne while feeding!

What a great note to end our fishing on!

Well, the father/son billfish beatdown in Costa Rica has come to a close. We finished the week with 1 blue marlin, 2 striped marlin, and 11 sailfish. I’m back in Atlanta safe and sound, I guess it’s time to go back to the real world.