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El Pescador Fishing Report 12th June 2024

We had very low winds the last days of the week with clear skies and a lot of sunny days that made our guest catch a lot of fish.


Wind: East wind 10-20kts
Air Temp: 50 F to 95 F
Moon Phase: Last Quarter; May 30 New Moon; June 6
Sunrise / Sunset: Sunrise 5.17am Sunset: 6:24 pm

We had some good days with low wind that were rewarded with a good time on the flats. Wind was blowing from the east & dropping down from 10-20 kts to 10-15 kts throughout the week. Grand slams are harder to get but our guests had some opportunities on the slam and were able to make 2 grand slams this week. They also managed to hook into 100lb+ tarpon but sadly they did not land any this week. We also had several other smaller tarpons landed they were 20lb up to 70lb. Permits were landed and many Bonefish, lots of other species like jacks, snappers and barracudas were also caught. It was a great week for everyone.


Bonefish: 211 bones were landed for the week, most were in the 2-4 pound range.
Permit: Anglers landed 8 Permit for the week.
Tarpon: Anglers landed 9 Tarpons for the week.
Other Species: Some Barracuda, Jacks , and Snapper
Grand Slams: Two grand slams this week!


Bonefish: Christmas Island Specials in gold, pearl, and pink sizes 4 & 6, and Crazy Charlies in pink and orange as well as shrimp patterns.
Permit: Squmip rag head crabs, and strongarms crabs.
Tarpon: Toads, chartreuse, and black/purple bunnies are the flies of choice


If you would like to learn more about the stunning El Pescador Lodge, make sure you take a look at our tour page for all dates, pricing and availability. If you have any questions regarding any of our other saltwater fly fishing destinations, contact Peter Collingsworth on 01603 407596 or via email at

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