jueves, 1 de mayo de 2014

Z Fish Report (5/1/14)

One thing which happened this week is the municipal pier got shaken up fairly good in our 7.2 earthquake we had almost two weeks ago. Plus we had 5.0 and 4.8 aftershocks the next day. Then this last week we got hit with some very large surf and bad surges. The authorities have basically closed most of the access to the pier with warning tape, which was quickly taken down by the fishermen. I have been on the pier a couple of times this week and for the authorities the pier may be closed, but for the fishermen, it is business as usual.

The surges from the surf were bad enough the cruiser Elba III actually broke from her mooring in the Bay and ended up on Madera Beach.

The blue water is about 8 miles now and averaging over an 87 degree surface temperature, with the inshore mostly about 84 degrees.
Offshore – Is basically the same as last week, with 3 to 4 sailfish a day into the spread and 1 or 2 caught fish per boat.

Tournament Update: Day 1...Following my above report for this week, the tournament is following along with about the exact same results. The difference is, with 160 boats entered, it is a lot of fish being caught. Santiago told me the following: "We only weighed about 34 fish today over the 30 kilo limit, plus there was one 25 pound dorado and a 320 pound blue marlin. Each boat got 1 to 3 sailfish, but the fish are small. We got 3 sailfish and released 2."

So, even though only 34 fish were weighted, how many of the estimated first day 320 sailfish ended up in ice chests? The first day is usually the biggest, and the winners also come from the first day. 

On Tuesday of this week, Mike Gilman of Colorado fished with Adolfo on the panga Dos Hermanos for two sailfish and one lost close to the boat. One of the sails was taken on a spin rod.
Trevor Harm
The inshore, even with favorable water temperatures of 84 degrees and more, has become heavy in chlorophyll, creating stained water up and down the coats. The areas to the north of Ixtapa seem to be the least affected. This condition will correct ourselves after the waves lay down a bit and we get back to normal conditions.

Mark and his son Trevor Harm of Steamboat Springs, CO had a decent day on the Dos Hermanos also. This is what Mark emailed me. We appreciated Adolfo’s attention to detail, making sure we had the best lures out by switching colors and adjusting the Rapala lips to make sure they had best action, etc.  You could tell he is a great fisherman and hardworking guide”.

Ed Kunze (IGFA Representative) 
We now have PayPal for the Roosterfish Foundation!

Launching the Roosterfish Foundation (roosterfish.org)

Shown above is the logo for the wallet sized laminated card for membership in the Roosterfish Foundation. Please contact me at roosterfishfoundation@gmail.com if you are interested in becoming a member. 

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