GOOD WEATHER FOR ANGLERS DURING THE WEEK
July 23, 2004, Larry Edwards, Cortez Yacht Charters, Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, Mexico Fishing Report:
Exceptional weather, calm seas and hungry game fish offshore & inshore was the order of the day this past week for Ixtapa Zihuatanejo.
French angler, Mr. Devocelle, fishing aboard Ixtapa Zihuatanejo's "Dos Hermanos 1", finished his week by landing 10 roosterfish and 1 yellowtail jack(Jack crevalle) on his last inshore day and 4 sailfish, 2 yellowfin tuna and 1 jack on his last offshore day.
Returning New Jersey angler & co-champion of last year's Ixtapa Zihuatanejo Total Tag & Release Tournament, Jerry Dailey, along with his wife, Mary Ann, fishing with Captain Adolfo, landed 3 sailfish and 1 bonito on their first offshore day and 6 roosterfish, 2 yellowtail jacks and 1 big needlefish on their first inshore fishing day inshore.
Also from New jersey, John Dolan, fishing with Ixtapa Zihuatanejo Captain Cheva, landed 3 roosterfish and 8 yellowtail jacks for one inshore fishing day.
Turning his attention to offshore, Mr. Dolan hooked up with Captain Candelario on the super panga, "Leydy", and landed 7 sailfish and lost an estimated 400 lb. blue marlin at boat side, following a long battle.
Returning California angler, Mr. Ted Scott, fishing with fly fishing expert, Captain Chico, aboard the "Lamarada" hooked & lost 4 sailfish for 2 days offshore fishing.
Los Angeles angler, Frank Sette, fishing a half-day aboard our newest super panga, "Sirena", landed 1 nice roosterfish and 3 yellowtail jacks. The blue water is within 8 miles of the bay entrance.
Ixtapa Zihuatanejo Climate: Seasonably beautiful with temps in the 90's, a touch of humidity, but no rain.
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