Sailfish, Snapper and Tuna

February 13, 2016 by Jorge Piñero

Trip Info

The Catch
Rainbow Runner
Snapper (Yellowtail)
Tuna (Blackfin)

Fishing for sailfish has been outstanding with average catches of 3-5 sailfish per trip. We catch sailfish a variety of ways with some techniques specific to our charter ensuring a good success on even slow days. This day we went 6/6 fish and a several yellowtail in the 5 pound class on ultralight tackle. Rainbow runners are very active and caught about a dozen nice sized fishon ultralight tackle. On our downrigger rod we caught a blackfin to about 35 lbs in 100’ of water while sailfishing.

Read our monthly reports on of our Islamorada and Bahamian Charters. In March we go after Wahoo, Marlin and Yellowfin Tuna.  We will start targeting Blue Marlin specifically in April.
“We are booked the second through last week of April in the Bahamas.”

Our success ratio on Blue Marlin in the Bahamas is 80% rounding out last season at 17 blues released and last years average for Islamorada in July, August about 75% with 9 blues released. Find out why Florida Sportsman rated us the top Marlin Charter in Florida in August 2014 Issue! 
Big Bluefin Tuna arrive in the spring in Bimini and occasionally we hook into one of these big monsters in May.

We are not know for quantity cheap Charters, we are known for Quality Highly Personalized Charters making us one of the VIP Charter companies for a couple 5 star hotels in our area.
Our boat is a state of the art 36 OAL boat accomodating 4-6 anglers complete with head and is tournament equiped with tower. Our tackle is top of the line tournament equipment.


We will be chartering for Blue Marlin in Cuba this coming year at 5-7 day minimum charters at $3000 per day.
Contact FishingBooker for more details.

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