Winter Fishing Stats!

First of all we want to thank everyone who made it down to Pacific Fins to fish and stay with us this past winter season. For those of you who gave it strong consideration and were not able to make it – hopefully the below stats will help encourage you to make a visit in the future!

This year was magical. The numbers were so insane at times that we were concerned when posting no one would believe us!

Clients Visited From The Following Countries:
Brazil, France, Nicaragua, UK, Canada, Sweden, Colombia, Russia, Australia, Norway, Mexico, Germany, Ecuador, Honduras and The USA (+Puerto Rico).

Best Month (Averages):
PER BOAT, PER DAY
Raises (52) – March 2016
Bites (43) – March 2016
Releases (31) – March 2016 (November won the last 3 years, but March takes the Title)

Most Sailfish RAISES in 1 Day (One Boat) – (Conventional/Light Tackle):
(98) – Wiatt Group – Jan 2016

Most Sailfish BITES in 1 Day (One Boat) – (Conventional/Light Tackle):
(93) – Dupre Group – Jan 2016

Most Sailfish RELEASES in 1 Day (One Boat) – (Conventional/Light Tackle):
(62) – Dupre Group – Jan 2016

Most Sailfish RAISES – Group
(375) – Begnaud Group – Feb 2016

Best Average on FLY per day – Single Angler
(12) – Dr. Stan Shoemaker – Jan 2016

Most Sailfish Releases on FLY – Group
(46) – Stigliano Group – March 2016

Best Sailfish BITES Average PER DAY – (Conventional & Light Tackle)
(78) – Dupre Group – Jan 2016

Best Sailfish RELEASES Average PER DAY – (Conventional & Light Tackle)
(54) – Dupre Group – Jan 2016

Most MARLIN Raises During Trip
(7) – TIE – Stigliano Group, TaxSlayer Group – March 2016

Most Marlin Releases – (Conventional)
(4) – Elias Group – Feb 2016

GRAND SLAM!
Jan 12th – Bodine Group – (2) Blue Marlin, (1) Striped Marlin + (17) Sailfish in ONE day

Biggest Marlin
500 lbs – Frey Group – March 2016

Oldest Client To Release a Sailfish
91 years old – Captain Jim Toabe – Nov 2015

Most Visits
(4) – TIE – Ozzy Delgado. Johnny & Stacey Powers.

Outdoor Brands Who Selected Pacific Fins For Photo Shoots
GoPro, SMITH, Grundens

Most Roosterfish Caught
(4) – Ben White Group – March 2016

Most Well-Rounded Trip
(343) sailfish raises, (249) bites, (111) releases conventional, (46) releases ON FLY, (7) marlin raises, (2) marlin releases – Stigliano Group – March 2016

200+ Sailfish Raise Club – 1 boat in 3 days fishing
(232) – Elias Group – March 2016
(214) – Sola Group – March 2016
(209) – Dupre Group – Jan 2016
(209) – Buckley Group – March 2016

Full Winter Season Average (Conventional/Light Tackle):
PER BOAT, PER DAY
Raises: 34
Bites: 29
Releases: 20

WOW!

That’s right! Over the last 8 months (Oct 2015 – May 2016) clients averaged 20 sailfish releases per boat, per day!

**For all the other amazing numbers clients put up this year check out the fishing reports on our website.