Puerto Vallarta fishing
PV Sportfishing
Barra De Navidad Fishing Tournament January 2011
Captain Steve Torres takes 1st place team in Barra de Navidad tournament
Great week of fishing from start to finish. We prefished the day before the tournament checking out the fishing grounds
it was perfect conditions nice warm water 80-82 flat blue sea's our first bite of the day was a small striped Marlin
probable about 60 lbs jthe crew reeled her in quick and Freddy pulled the Marlin aboard for a quick photo and then
released her to be caught later.

Day 1 of the tournament We headed out at 8 am, same great conditions clean warm water and alot of stripers about 40
miles offshore. We had our first hook up about 11 am Captain Steve Torres yelled hook up and We reeled  in a small
striped Marlin 26 kilos in about 15 minutes and back on the hunt,  2nd hook up came about an hour and a half later  
caught by Freddy Rodriquoz a little bit bigger in size 29 kilos,

Day 2 Same plan we hit the fishing grounds about 8:30 am and the bite was cold for us, until about 2 pm when we found
a Mahi Paradise they were jumping everywhere as soon as we had one in the cooler another was ready to be gaffed We
caught 22 in total 7 that qualified.

Day 3 We found even warmer water temps and had our first bite around 10 am anotgher striped Marlin 28 kilos about 2
hours later we had our 2nd bite of the day our biggest Striper of the tournamnt 39 Kilos we trolled for more Marlin for
about an hour, thenn decided to back to the mahi hotel there were still jumping all over the place but there was alot
more traffice then the the day before probable 20-25 boats enjoying the mahi fishing we caught 5 more qualifers trolled
for Marlin abother hour then headed back to the Marina  for the final weigh in, not to many big fish this year but still a lot
of action all 3 day’s and captain Steve came out on top with total of 4 striped Marlins, and 12 Dorado’s 2,290 points for
1st place team.