STAN LUSHINSKY'S IXTAPA SPORTFISHING CHARTERS REPORT
April 28-May 4, 2005, Stan Lushinsky, Ixtapa Sportfishing Charters, Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, Mexico Fishing Report:
The days following the full moon saw an increase of fishing water temperature for the third consecutive week at Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, which spurred on a better Sailfish bite. Marlin activity continues to be very good as well.
Kevin Ross of San Clemente, CA fishing out of Ixtapa Zihuatanejo aboard the Dos Hermanos 1 with Capt. Adolofo landed 4 SAILFISH, 1 TUNA, 1 BONITO, and 1 BLUE MARLIN weighing in at 320 pounds caught on 20lb test fighting the MARLIN for 2 1⁄2 hours.
Robert Lage also fishing at Ixtapa Zihuatanejo with Capt. Adolofo landed 1 ROOSTERFISH and 1 NEEDLEFISH. On Mr. Lage’s second day of fishing, aboard the La Bama with Capt. Jose Vargas, landed 1 SAILFISH and 1 200lb BLUE MARLIN.
Also fishing with Capt. Jose on the La Bamba, Shane Sigler of Yakima, WA landed 1 SAILFISH.
Dan Smith and wife landed 1 SAILFISH and 2 BONITO fishing with Ixtapa Zihuatanejo's Capt. Alex aboard the Gran Jefe and Steve Wong of Beaverton, OR landed 6 BIG EYE and 1 JACK aboard the Securestro de Amor with Capt. Temo.
Returning Ixtapa Zihuatanejo angler Fred Houser and friends total catch was 2 SAILFISH aboard the Intruzza, 2 SAILFISH aboard the Vamonos 2, 1 SAILFISH aboard the Don Gordo, and 3 Sailfish aboard the Illusion.
Chris Daughters of Eugene, OR fishing aboard the Vamonos 3 landed 1 SAILFISH and released 1 BLUE MARLIN.
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