Fishing Outlook & Conditions
El Pescador's Tip of the Week
Whether heading for El Pescador or any other bonefish/permit/tarpon destination, practice casting for a week or 10 days prior to your trip. Work out any winter-induced kinks and be ready when your guide says, "50-feet mon, 11 o'clock."
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5-Day Outlook as of 10/31/22
Techniques & Tips as of 10/31/22
Efficient casting. Everything in the salt happens fast, so it's about being ready! Teamwork with your guide - be sure to clearly communicate expectations.
Current Conditions as of 10/31/22FISHING REPORT : Week Ending October 30, 2022 The Week in Review - Sunny days with light winds sunny throughout the week made for some beautiful and productive fishing days for our anglers. By the end of the week there were three grand slams and about 215 bonefish were landed!! Congratulations to Ed K. with Capt Jeo, John B. with Capt Michael, and Jerry S. with Captain Kristian on their grand slams!!!! Weather: Mostly clear skies, light winds, and some rain. Winds: E 5-15mph. Air Temps: Hi 80s to Low 70s Water Temperature: Low 80 F / 27C. Moon phase: Waxing Crescent Sunrise 5:49 am Sunset: 5:21 pm WHAT GUESTS WERE CATCHING Bonefish (Macabi): 215 Permit (Palometa): 11 Snook (Robalo): 0 Tarpon (Sabalo): 12 Grand slams: 3 Flies that worked: Bonefish – Christmas Island Specials in gold, pearl and pink sizes 6, and Crazy Charlies in pink. Permit – Mantis shrimp sizes 4. Rag Head crabs, Strong arm crabs, Bauer crabs and Flexo crabs in 4 and 6. Tarpon- 2/0 and 3/0 White Bunnies, Chartreuse and Black-purple toads, Puglisi peanut butter, Puglisi tarpon streamer purple/black.
Local Species Available Year-Around
Bonefish; Secondary: Barracuda
|Popper for barracuda||chartreuse, green||1 or 1/0|
|Streamer for barracuda||chartreuse, green||1 or 1/0|
|Deceiver-style for jacks||fish imitation||1 or 2|
|Baitfish imitation for jacks||dark green, olive||1 or 2|
Popper for barracuda
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