GT Season Starts In Sri Lanka Fishing Report
Sri Lanka Fishing Report and the season in Sri Lanka is well and truly under way and the reports are coming in now and it’s looking to be a great month so far with lots of huge GT’s being boated and lost…
Head guide in Sri Lanka always likes the first couple of months as the fish are fresh and hard fighting, but be warned this trip is for the fit as the casting is extreme and if you and your gear are not up to it then prepare yourselves to be very tired. Top TIP: go to the gym before venturing to the home of the HUGE GT’s
Great little report from Head Guide and as you read this you may be thinking that this may well be the next destination on your hit list and if it is then simply call us on 01603 407596 and we can put an exciting trip together for you and your fishing friends Sri Lanka Fishing Report
Kirinda – 25 October to 01 November 2014
Day 1: “Things get off to a slow start on the first day with just a few small GT’s”.
Day 2: “Much better. We could see schools of fusiliers close to the surface and sailfish jumping close to our popping spots. The first drift of the day saw one of the poppers taken by Wahoo but these are usually quite difficult to hook. In the second drift Michael had a nice bite from a 35kg GT close to the boat. This was landed, photographed and quickly released as there were other fish circling a bait school”.
Day 3: “We headed out to our furthest Popping spots. The water was a greenish hue but the fish were active with 17 bites and 10 GTs landed including a nice 25kg Black GT that gave Michael a good work out”.
Day 4: “Flat seas and good weather but the fish weren’t as active as the previous day. The day finished with 3 GTs averaging about 20kg”.
Day 5: “We started the day at our jigging spots but after an hour, a small amberjack and no decent marks on the sonar we decided to switch to popping. A good decision! In a short spell of time 4 GTs were landed and 2 were missed. We stayed in the same spot for the rest of the day and had some really good action with 26 bites, 14 fish landed and a great double hook up for Michael with a GT and a Grouper on his Cubera 150”. Sri Lanka Fishing Report
Day 6: “Heavy rain for the first two hours did nothing to dampen the enthusiasm. Continuous casting of poppers didn’t yield any results and the wind that came after the rain made shallow water Popping difficult so we decided to try some of our deeper spots. Some nice GT around the 20kg mark were caught and the day ended with Boris getting a bite from a monster GT that snapped the leader on a rocky drop off. We’ll get you next time!”.
Sri Lanka Fishing Report Day 7 & Day 8: “Were a bit windy with average fish activity. Our guests had 31 bites and 10 GTs landed weighing in between 10kg and 15kg”.
Thank guys for the report and hope you have enjoyed the season so far and make sure you stay tuned for more to come.
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So until next time, tight lines