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 6/27/22
Techniques & Tips as of 6/27/22
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 6/27/22FISHING REPORT JUNE 26, 2022 The Week in Review. Improving weather conditions and less rain have increased the bite this week. Winds continue to shift regularly from the East to North East diminishing to 5 to 15 Mph and gusting to 20 as fronts move through the area. Bonefish numbers are plentiful (170), increasing numbers of Permit and Tarpon are being landed along with a single very nice snook. Weather: Sunny and partly sunny conditions persist with increasing temperatures. Wind conditions from the East have been blowing steady at 5-10 Mph and gusting to 20 Mph. Winds: E and NE 5 - 10 Mph. Gusting to 20 Mph shifting to N 15 - 20 Mph as fronts move through Air Temps: Ranging from high 70s in the evening to mid to high 80s during the day in the Water Temperature: Low 84 F / 29C Moon phase: Waxing Crescent, next phase New Moon 28 June Sunrise 5:18 am Sunset: 6:29 pm WHAT GUESTS WERE CATCHING Bonefish (Macabi) Good numbers of Bonefish (170+) were landed averaging 2/3 lbs larger bones 3/5 lbs in the lagoons Permit (Palometa): 9 Tarpon (Sabalo): 13 Snook 1 Highlight of the Week: We had 2 Grand Slams this week by Daniel and his father Michael courtesy of Capt. Jeo and a Boat Slam by Brent and Laura thanks to Capt. Kristian. Congratulations! Flies that worked: Bonefish – Christmas Island Specials in gold, pearl and pink sizes and Crazy Charlies in pink and orange. Sizes 4, 6 & 8, Permit – Mantis shrimp, Casa Blanca Raghead w Yellow Eyes, Bauer, Merkin, Alphlexo and Strong Arm Crabs. Sizes 4 & 6 Tarpon White Tarpon bunnies, chartreuse and black-purple Tarpon Toads in sizes 2/0 and 3/0
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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