SAILFISH ARE CENTERED 9 TO 11 MILES OUT OF THE BAY
July 2, 2005, Ed Kunze, Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, Mexico Fishing Report:
The 80-degree blue water is still about 6 miles off the beach.
We have been getting most of our fishing action on sailfish between 9 and 11 miles out of Zihuatanejo, averaging two to three sailfish a day per boat. All in all, the prospects for decent fishing at Ixtapa Zihuatanejo are really picking up, because this last week was impacted by a waning full moon. This next week's fishing should show some decent counts.
A few Ixtapa Zihuatanejo charter fishing boats are still picking a blue marlin or two, which is kind of unusual this late in the year. Our best action on marlin is from the 1st week of May and through to the middle of June.
At 16 miles out of Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, we are getting several tuna schools popping up, and then disappearing. A few sportfishing boats are getting one or two before they go down again, but the action could not be considered red hot for the tuna yet.
Talking to Capt. Adolpho of the panga Dos Hermanos by phone, he said he is really encountering a tremendous amount of roosterfish down near Puerto Vicente Guerrero. The 35 mile run is really paying off for him.
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