it´s a good sign from Panama. But, yes....the central american countries have to follow, otherwise the longliner will visit Costa Rica, Guatemala and so on.....
Another thing is to control the restrictions. I heard (from other countries) it is a very hard job for every country and their police.
By the way to all.........
Please not the Blog of eddy (you can find the url in the signature of eddie). Really interesting ! Wow!
Wow, definitely one thing on my "To-Do-list". Steelhead-fishing. I copied and collected over 80 reports about steelheadfishing from different angling magazines. Maybe one of the best fishing!
thank you very much for your great report and for sharing it with us. Again some good compliments for the noranee..
Best wishes from Munich,
Unfortunately I can´t tell you the exact date, but the tournament on La Gomera is normally every year at the beginning of July.
thank you very much. Merry christmas to you.
p.s Now the snow arrived here in Munich too
welcome in our Forum. Than I want to thank you very much for sharing this wonderful report with us. Really impressive. Good to read some messages from that wonderful fishing grounds.
I´m looking forward to your next report.
The best wishes from Munich,
Wow, what a good website! They have real good content and nearly 4000 user in their forum. Thanks for sharing, Dave.
Chunking up with sardines and catching the fish with poppers sounds like a real funny kind of fising. What about Jigging there?
Best wishes and thanks for the report,
I suspect the journalist must have been a non-fisherperson, or perhaps even a fisherman with VERY LONG ARMS. Here's the source story - http://www.sun-sentinel.com/ne…-20101018,0,4262212.story . It appears that it was most likely a 4 FOOT - 122 centimetre - Houndfish! Um ....
thank you very much for solving the secret. I think this is (once again) a (in Germany we say "duck"). It means, a false story to tease a lot of readers.
thank you very much for the thrilling shark video. Well, I saw it twice and I think the guys were very carelessly. They definitely know that the shark swims around there and they pull the tarpoon out of the bloody water, again and again. Well, it´s as they want to feed the shark.....
Good that it had a happy end
Awesome report milchner! i have a good friend who works at a dive school here in malta and holidays alot in egypt as his hobby is underwater photography & he also said how abundant the sea life is there and has some awesome pics of the fish he encountered,but i didn't know there was a big game boat outfit there..hmm,something to think about for the future!! as egypt is practically on our doorstep
Thanks Martin. Well, some friends of me will try that area next year again. Unfortunately the "El Nada" is missed. Nobody knows something about the boat and the crew.
welcome in this forum too and thank you for your very interesting story. What popper did you use?
I think, shore fishing is a very, very interesting kind of fishing. And how this story (and many other more) shows us, it is very successful.
When I visited the Cape Verde Islands some years ago I saw that some of the local fishermen caught some nice fish from the shore. Unfortunately we hadn´t the time to see what species.....
Last week big game angler Heiko Steinmetz caught again a grander blue
marlin weighing 1024 pounds in Cape Verde Islands fishing on his private
It's Heiko´s second grander weighed in less than one year and he
is the first german fisherman ever who caught 2 Atlantic Blue marlin
over the magic 1000-pound mark and there doesn´t even exist a handful
others around the whole world who achieved that before.
it seems to get a well done magazine. We have nearly the same in German Language named "Global Game Angler ". But the Global Game Angler gets published only every three months.
Good luck for the new magazine. I will try some issues too.
Best wishes and thanks for the informations,
maybe you know the awesome picture of the big dorado from Panama. Unfortunately this fish wasn´t weighted. But, what´s your estimation?
Here's some info on the bull dorado.
Last month I was in Panama shooting an episode of Best & Worst with
Tred, our main focus was on tuna and marlin. We were making a pass along
the edge of the reef trolling live bonitas when we hooked a dorado
about 30 lbs. As I recall we caught a couple more a little smaller, then
the rod goes off and just keeps going. At first I thought it was a
billfish then it jumped and it was obvious it was a dodo. But it was so
far out we couldn't tell how big it was. After a few minutes I started
to think this is not the same size as the others, then it started taking
more line. Geez this thing pulled and when it was not taking line it
would just lay broadside making it very tough to gain line. When I got
it about 30ft from the boat we could see it was a big fish and it really
didn't want to come in the boat.
Gaffing the beast was something else, and it damn near killed the mate. I
knew it was a big fish but didn't realise how big until the cameraman
sent me the photos a couple of days ago. By the way the knee pads were
for protection as the transom had no padding and was very sharp &
painful on the knees. The whole catch will be shown on Tred's show
sometime later this year, also will include lots of other species and
some unbelieveable tuna feeding footage.
I taped the fish just in case my taxadermy guy had a mold close to the
specs, unfortunatly I didn't get an official weight on the fish as I
didn't think it was that big at the time, and then I recieved the photo
the other day and thought damn it's bigger than I thought. Oh well there
must be another one just like it still out there. Thanks for the many
kind responses and also the funny one's.
Head width 18.5
Leangth to inside tail fork 62.25 in
A very interesting website.
The section "Adventure Travel" ist very interesting. A lot of us need some action for the non-fishing-family
diese Art ist tatsächlich traumhaft an der Angel. Ich habe gestern mit einem amerikanischen Kapitän gesprochen für den der Cubera der absolute Lieblingsfisch ist. Die Jiggen auf das Vieh und ich bin mir fast sicher, dass ein solcher Fisch auch Carsten´s Popper in Ägypten angegriffen hat. Das war auf alle Fälle die Einschätzung der Leute dort vor Ort.
Ich drück die Daumen für den Rekord!
@alle: Danke für euere Ausführungen. Als Anfänger auf dem Gebiet habe ich euere Tips verschlunge. Suuper!
peter: Ich fand Deine Worte zu den Azoren und dem "alternativen Fischen" genial. Einfach klasse! Ich würde mir echt wünschen, Du eröffnest mal einen so richtig fetten thread zum Thema "Angeln auf den Azoren". Die Leute verschlingen sowas und ich auch. Ich kann Deine Worte voll und ganz bestätigen. Große Boote sind nicht der Garant für Erfolg und die Kleinen haben oft sogar mehr Know How. Für uns Angeltouris ist es leider nur sehr schwer da reinzukommen, auch wenn das Interesse noch so groß ist.
This message I got from Al. Many thanks Al !Quote
What a stud for releasing this new 50 lb. world record!! It says a tremendous amount about the character and spirit of Richard and his willing crew to release and not kill a big marlin like this. Bravo bravo! Way to go Richard!
Hey Folks...!!! Hot off the press...My good friend John Richardson of Belleville , TX owns the mother ship MAMA LIDO and the "trick" historic 43' custom Merritt sport fisher the PICAFLOR. On July 11th he caught a huge black marlin in Panama 's Perlas Islands . Not known as a major marlin destination.. After this catch..It may well need to be one...!!! John fishes with a complete set of my Boyce Custom Rods and he gives them a year round work out... Nice to know a fatty black marlin was subdued so quickly on one of my 50 lb. "shortie chair" rods. I designed them to be fished from a chair OR fished stand-up when the shortie AFTCO uni-butt is affixed.. Congradualtions to John and the expert crew on the PICAFLOR for this astounding catch...!!! I look forward to getting down there on his recent invite to sample some of that fine fishing myself on board the PICAFLOR. Hope you are all enjoying your day in the office... LOLLaters Baiters.... Bill
Lenght- 152 inches (mouth to tailfork)- alongside boat measurement
Girth-92 inches (alongside boat estimate)
Calculated wt-1150# (+/- 50#)
Line- 50#, Suffix
Lure- Joe Yee Evil
Rod- Boyce Custom Rods, 50 lb. "shortie chair" special
Fighting time- 40 minutes
Witnesses- Travis Russell, Richard Smith
Captain- Adolfo Grajales
Mates- Ligorrio Sanapi, Aristotal Cordoba
Angler-John E Richardson
Boat-Picaflor, 43 Merritt
Location- San Jose Canyon , Perlas Islands , Panama
Current World Record on 50# line- 1124#
Fish released in excellent condition-07/11/10
Billfish Foundation Tag Number 477407
Today there was a Marlin with estimated 800lb
since my visit on Madeira this year I have some new contacts and hope I can give you some good informations about the fishing results there.
Let me start with a very nice Marlin from Capt. Peter Bristow. Some weeks ago they caught a nice fish with (estimated) over 950lb. Well, when you see the pictrue you will confirm that this fish is real huuuuge.
@Dave: You confirm the informations that I heard about light tackle fishing at the Azores. Of course I know that the Azores are a good spot to catach a very good Blue Marlin, but I made the experience that (after 5 days trolling without a bite) sometimes an action on light tackle can save the fishing trip Since I fished at the Dominican Republic for White Marlin I know the quality of this fish on light tackle. A Blue Fish is a very interesting Fish too. But I think there are much more "Bycatch", isn´t it?
@Jonathan: Enjoy the anticipation to your fishing week and crossed fingers for your trip. I´m really very strained about your results....
Patudo: Thanks for the information about the Makaira. Good to know that this are two boats with the same name, one in La Gomera, one at the Azores.
In the Moment are some big Marlin arround, Dona Pi lost yesterday a 700 + on the Leader. 2 Boats are fishing in the Moment in front of San Nicolao with up to 14 strikes a day with some bigger Marlin between.
thank you very much for the update. Seems it is a very good fishery after the main season there.
Some more informations I heard today: "Cape Verdes (July 14) - Capt. Zak Conde got the numbers, going 4-15 on blues. Weights were 550, 450, 350 and 300."