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Current fishing conditions for Guatemala's Pacific, Conditions for week ending June 7th,2004
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The Great Sailfishing Company
Posted: Jun 14 2004, 04:19 AM


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The start of the rainy season as been severe and has caused green water out to 35+ miles. Some boats have gone out but returning with few or no fish. Fishing conditions are some rain with choppy seas. Tropical climate (very warm - continued into the evenings) with nightly rains and clear mornings.

Water Temperature 79-85
Air Temperature 80-82
Humidity 94 %
Wind Calm.
Conditions Chance of T-storms
Visibility 14 miles
Sunrise 5:34 a.m. CST
Sunset 6:27 p.m. CST

June 9 Last Quarter, June 17 New, June 27 First Quarter July 2, Full,

The Boat of the Month
Tranquility, 31' Bertram
Updated: November 27, 2003
Crew: Captain: Josť Mauricio Serrano with 6 years experience.
Mates:
Awards: This boat has been out of the water for the last 2 years. A few months ago it was returned to the water and its crew has already begun winning dates of local and national championships. Standard fishing equipment: For Sail fishing: 4 Shimano rods mated to Shimano two
speed TLD # 20 reels with 20 lb line.

For Marlin: 1 Tournament Graphite rod mated to a Penn International II # 80 reel with 80 lb line.
Spinning reels: None.
Fly-fishing equipment: None.
Outriggers: 2 outriggers mated to Penn International # 50TW reel with 200 lb line.
Fighting chair: Yes
The bait for Sailfish and Marlin is Ballyhoo (sometimes mackerel for marlin) and the hooks used are # 7 circle hooks.
Boat:
Name: Tranquility
Make: Bertram
Length: 31 feet
Engines: Twin 330 hp. Cummings Marine turbo-diesels. It is equipped with: 1 fish finder, 1 GPS, 2 VHF radios, 1 compass, CD player, and head with freshwater shower.

Food and drinks on board:
Drinks: Beer, soft drinks (assortment) and bottled water (one case each). Will supply wine upon request. An icebox is included with: fresh fruit (papaya, pineapple, watermelon, melon, etc., depending on the season), lunch and snack items (for making sandwiches, ceviche and sashimi).
Snacks: An assortment of chips.

Check out our new Sailfish Villas offerings: by visiting our web-site at http://www.greatsailfishing.com or e-mail us at [email protected]
 
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