FAD trip August 2018

pjepje Orlando , FlPosts: 717 Officer
August 10-13 

Went 19/37 over 2.5 days

Got in to Quepos around 3 , Sansa flight was canceled again . So we hung out at the marina for a bit before heading out . The Hooker left a couple hours before us with Guy Harvey on board . We slow boated out to the 63 , because of the amount of boats out at the further FAD's . I have never seen so many boats out at one time . Almost everyone was out at the seamounts .

Day 1
Day started kinda slow at 63 , moved over to 70 and was 3/6 before noon . Was 6/10 on blues at the end of the day , along with a spearfish .

Day 2 
Had some decent action , but marlin weren't really interested in lures . Was 3/10 and decided to live bait around 4pm , using bullet YFT and bonita's . Ended up 5/13 on blues , with a sailfish as well . Decided to move over to 80 overnight .

Day 3 
Woke up and started fishing live bait , did much better . Had a double , and also had a blue eat 2 baits and get both hooks . Usually get that with dolphin and tuna , first time I've had that happen with marlin . Called it a half day and headed in . Ended up 8/14 on blues with a couple mahi as well .

Had a great time , and this might be our last FAD trip for a while , my buddy is moving boat to Cabo . We plan on doing Mag Bay , PV , and the Los Cabos and Bisbee Tournaments . Excited to scratch some things off the bucket list in the next few months .

Will get some pics and video up soon .


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