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El Pescador Fishing Report 20th June 2024

The weather this week was good, we had a few days of sun and other days of rain with winds heading east-south east. Winds knots were between 5-20 knots throughout the week.


5-20 knots

Air Temp:
92 F Deg

Moon Phase:
First Quarter June 14 Full Moon June 21

Sunrise / Sunset:
Sunrise 5:18 am Sunset: 6:28 pm

It was a great week for anglers this past week, most of the anglers were up from 5 am to go hunt for those 75-100lbs tarpons. Most of the anglers caught tarpon between 40-60 lbs, they had a lot of tarpon jumping. We had other anglers that hooked and landed permits and bonefish. We had one guest that got a grand slam.

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, and lots of other species like jacks, snappers, and barracudas were also caught. It was a great week for everyone.


Bonefish: 186 bones were landed for the week, most were in the 2-4 pound range.
Permit: Anglers landed 5 Permit for the week.
Tarpon: Anglers landed 4 Tarpons for the week.
Other Species: Some Barracuda, Jacks , and Snapper


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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