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El Pescador Fishing Report 2nd January 2024

This week, anglers experienced markedly improved weather conditions, setting the stage for an amazing time on the water. While achieving a Grand Slam proved challenging, the abundance of Bonefish provided plenty of action and excitement. Anglers also enjoyed a variety of catches, including several species of Snapper and the ever-thrilling Barracuda. The diversity of fish and the increased activity made for an eventful week at El Pescador.


  • Bonefish Bonanza: Anglers reported a significant number of Bonefish catches, reveling in the sheer numbers and the spirited fight these silver bullets offer.
  • Multi-Species Adventure: In addition to Bonefish, the waters around El Pescador were teeming with Snappers and Barracuda, adding variety and surprise to each day’s catch.
  • Weather Win: The improved weather conditions provided the perfect backdrop for days filled with fishing, laughter, and the picturesque beauty of Ambergris Caye.

As the week wraps up, the tales of tight lines and the one-that-got-away grow, each angler returning with their own unique story of adventure at El Pescador.


The weather was calm this week with cool breeze and thick clouds, towards the end of the week the sun came out nice and warm.

Moon Phase: First Quarter December 19, Full Moon December 24

Sunrise / Sunset: Sunrise 6:20 am Sunset: 5:25 pm

What Guests Were Catching


More than 232 bones were landed for the week, most were in the 2-4 pound range.


16 for the week.


5 Tarpon landed.

Other Species

14 Snook. Rounding out the week anglers landed some Jacks, Snapper, as well as big Barracuda.

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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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