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
 See more Tournament photos here
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