Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, Mexico



Feb. 10, 2005, Stan Lushinsky, Ixtapa Sportfishing Charters, Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, Mexico Fishing Report:

The warm water conditions remain in Ixtapa Zihuatanejo and the sailfish action continues to provide anglers with some excellent opportunities.

French angler Mr. Arnox fishing with Captain Gilberto on the super panga, Moramay landed 14 SAILFISH in 5 days of fishing.

European angler Mr. Laurent fishing with Captain Francisco on the Monica landed 10 sailfish and 1 dorado (mahi-mahi).

Also from Europe, Mr. Vin Fishing aboard the Leydy with Captain Candelerio posted the best numbers for the week landing 18 SAILFISH and 1 DORADO in 5 days offshore.

Captain Adolofo Espinosa on the Dos Hermanos 1 fishing with Returning Angler Tim Hoare from England posted the single best offshore day landing 9 SAILFISH and 1 DORADO. Turning his attention to Inshore Mr. Hoare landed 18 Spanish Mackerel 14 BONTIOS and 1 YELLOWTAIL JACK.

Captain Adolofo also fishing inshore one day out of Zihuatanejo with angler Mr. Sigfried, landed 32 YELLOWTAIL JACKS and 1 roosterfish. Captain Adolofo Finished the week fishing three additional days offshore with Mr. Tim Hoare landing a total of 21 SAILFISH, 2 DORADOS and 1 SHARK.

Captain Cheva aboard the Zihuatanejo boat Dos Hermanos 2 led European angler Mr. Picard to 3 SAILFISH in two days and Minnesota angler Chris Geroges to 5 SAILFISH in one offshore day.

Colorado Angler Patrick Hayes fishing aboard the Marea Azul landed 7 SAILFISH in three days offshore.

Captain Chiro on the Vamonos 3 reported an 7 SAILFISH and 1 DORADO day for Washington Angler Bill Mossey. Captain Chiro also reported 8 SAILFISH for three days with Montana angler Steven Knoll.

Returning Pennsylvania angler Larry Slachta fishing aboard the Secuestro for one day landed one YELLOWFIN TUNA. Returning angler Kirk Ackerman also fishing two days with Zihuatanejo Captain Temo landed 2 SAILFISH (offshore and 1 ROOSTERFISH, 1 Spanish mackerel, 2 YELLOWTAIL JACKS and 1 GROUPER ion one inshore day.

French angler Mr. Desire finished his week of fishing with Captain Temo by landing 6 SAILFISH in three days offshore. Angler Mr. Auerbach fishing two days aboard the Marlin Azul landed 9 SAILFISH. Captain Alex on the Grand Jefe reported 5 SAILFISH and a big WAHOO for B.C. angler Mr. Mathews and a three SAILFISH day for New York City Angler Dr Martin.

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