TEAM DRAGGIN’ UP
February 13-14-15. We were thrilled to welcome back Capt Kevin Deerman and his crew from the famous Sportfishing boat Draggin’ Up to Sailfish Oasis in Guatemala. It’s been a few years since Kevin’s last visit, but he came back with his mates Seth and Conner and good friend Ken.
He took the crew along to prepare for the upcoming tournament season in the Gulf of Mexico and although the bite wasn’t what we were hoping for, the guys did a great job releasing 11 sailfish from 15 bites and raised several more that did not bite.
Like a pro….hold on, he is one.
The last fish of the trip was a feisty blue marlin of about 220lb for Conner on the 30lb test.
With expert guides, top-quality equipment, and access to some of the best fishing grounds in the world, Sailfish Oasis is the perfect place to hone your skills and prepare for competitive fishing events.
SUPER BOWL GROUP
February 10-12. We were equally thrilled to welcome back our Super Bowl group to Sailfish Oasis in Guatemala for their 12th year in succession. An awesome group of guys from predominantly Corpus Christi, they had a great time fishing on three boats: the Allure II, Capt. Hook, and Sirena.
Over the last 12 years, this group has released an impressive 1523 billfish, with this year’s count being a lower than average 59. They also caught plenty of large mahi-mahi.
Despite the lower than average billfish release count the group still had a fantastic time here at the Lodge and on the boats, plenty of good humor and good times culminating in Super Bowl Sunday. Everyone is looking fwd to saying goodbye to La Niña and hello to good fishing next year!
First sailfish release for Matt, congrats!
February 9-11 we welcomed first timers to Sailfish Oasis the Pedrotti family also from Corpus Christi. Experienced fisherman they had a blast, super impressed with the fishing and the facilities at the Lodge
The guys released 17 from 30 bites on sailfish as well as a striped marlin and boated plenty of large mahi mahi. They’re talking about their next trip down here with us which sums it up, the food, service, Lodge and ambience are second to none and we look forward to hosting them again!
COREY & ERIN, CHRISTINE & ALEXIS
BILLY NEWELL INSPIRED GROUP
February 4-6 it was great to see Billy Newell and his boys Bryan, Nick and Darrell back here fishing with us and they introduced first timers to Guatemala Mike, Jason, Heath and Chris from Texas through to Louisiana
They had an incredible 3-day fishing trip on the Allure II and Fishy Business. Though the start was slow, the group finished with excellent fishing, going 43 from 61 bites on sailfish and plenty of large mahi-mahi in the bin.
“Thanks for another great experience! Still a
JOE & NANCY
Jan30-Feb 3 Good to see Joe and Nancy back with us. They experienced an incredible 5-day fishing trip at Sailfish Oasis in Guatemala, with a fantastic 31-39 bites ratio.
On day one Nancy missed a striped marlin by just a few feet from the release when the fish jumped toward the boat and threw the hook and then raised a blue marlin on the teaser that did not bite for the potential slam…….
They were also thrilled to catch plenty of large mahi-mahi on their trip and have rebooked for next year.
The premier fishing Sailfish Oasis Lodge is located on the Pacific coast, considered one of the best fishing grounds in the world. With expert guides, top-quality equipment, and luxurious accommodations, Sailfish Oasis is the perfect place to relax and unwind after a long day of fishing. Book your trip now to experience the adventure of a lifetime and catch your dream fish in beautiful and exotic Guatemala.
Thanks to Allure II mate Enio Morales for the amazing images featured in this months update!