BOATS DOS HERMANOS, ISAMAR, AND GRINGO LOCO SCORE 3 ROOSTERFISH PER DAY
July 18, 2004, Ed Kunze, Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, Mexico Fishing Report:
The 80º blue water is still holding very close at the 1 mile mark off the beach. The inshore roosterfish action has been fantastic. All the popular panga captains, such as Adolpho on the Dos Hermanos, Martin on the Isamar, Arturo on the Janneth, and Luis on the Gringo Loco are scoring on at least three roosterfish a day and they are all in the 35 to 45 pound class.
The sailfish have dropped off a bit, but are improving with the new moon approaching. Santiago, on the panga Gitana, had a typical day with two releases for clients Tim Bradford and his son Travis of Manhattan Beach CA. Travis is only 9 years old and it was his first sail.
The Jack Crevalle action inshore has actually been hotter than the roosters inshore. Unfortunately, there is not much size to them, but 50 fish a day on the 5 pounders will give any light tackle or fly rodder a great day on the water.
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