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Pisces Fish Report—April 15th to April 21st, 2017.

Pisces Fish Report—April 15th to April 21st, 2017.

 

PISCES FISH REPORT

April 15th to April 21st, 2017

 

Overall catch success rate, all species combined: 74%

Numbers at a glance: Billfish 30%, Tuna 6%, Dorado 0%, other 46%.

 

This week was a mix, with some days being very good for striped marlin, other days seeing yellowfin tuna, and still other days produced wahoo or even yellowtail. We had an increase up to 30% of boats catching billfish this week, most of these being striped marlin out at the Cabrillo seamount. The Pisces Tracy Ann had a successful day for some anglers visiting from Austin, Texas. They managed to catch and release four striped marlin around 130-150lbs on caballito live bait, and got a nice 40lbs wahoo also at the Cabrillo seamount. The Pisces Ruthless managed a nearly identical day, however they had three striped marlin caught and released and a very nice 60lbs wahoo landed on a green/yellow lure at the Cabrillo seamount for some anglers out of California. The Pisces Tag Team switched things up a bit and had three striped marlin caught and released as well as twelve yellowfin tuna for some anglers from Costa Mesa, California.  

 

As far as odd catches go, the Pisces C Rod caught and released a 220lbs hammerhead shark on caballito live bait off of San Jose, as well as a 130lbs striped marlin. Representative of a good inshore day was the Pisces Adriana that landed three grouper near 10lbs each on caballito, as well as thirteen yellowtail from 5 to 25lbs. All of this on the Pacific side just off of Rancho Las Margaritas for an angler from Pella, Iowa.

 

LOCATION: Cabrillo seamount, inshore Pacific.  

 

WEATHER CONDITIONS: Clear skies and calm seas all week, with average air temps around 80ºF.

 

AVERAGE WATER TEMP: 71ºF.

 

BEST LURES: Caballito live bait.

 

Based on the catches of Pisces Sportfishing Fleet by Glenn Ehrenberg

Author: Tracy Ehrenberg

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