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Fishing with Captain Julian Gonzoles

Red fish

Captain Julian “MACHO” Gonzoles now fishing at Islas Secas!

This is great news. To all that know or have heard of Macho you know he is one of the best captains in all of Panama. He comes with over 30 years of experience fishing these waters. Fishing his first week with us he made a great showing. There were 4 marlin caught the entire week by all charter boats in the area and Macho [...]

Targeting Marlin

Marlin Tagging

I have been waiting for this week of fishing since last season – the week as the moon is coming full. Last year, that week in January was the best Marlin bite of the season. Boats getting 3, 4, 5 or even 7 shots at fish per day; it was outstanding. You could watch 4 boats fighting fish at a time on the west side of Montuosa. We have a 58 Donzi SF [...]

Shark Tagging at Islas Secas

Shark Tagging

Now this was an interesting week at Islas Secas. I spent the week with Mark Bond from South Africa. His work is with Stoney Brook Institute for Ocean Conservation Science. Our goal was to SAT tag sharks.

I have done loads of shark fishing in the past, both in the Bahamas and the Florida Keys. I really enjoy it. It has always amazed me at how these predators respond to chum. [...]

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