Online News for June 2008
Belgian Anglers Take the Marlin
Saturday 28th June 2008
Husband and wife Due Alain abd Veronique Munters from Belguim Holidaying in La Gomera Resort of Playa Santiago booked 3 days Charter aboard the Dorado . They achieved their life long ambition of catching Blue Marlin of 300kilos/650lbs and the fish was one of a triple strike. What a sight for the anglers 3 Blue Marlin dancing across the lures in the tranquil waters of La Gomera.
Double headers are quite common in these waters But a triple header WOW!
On Releasing this fish they went on to hook up a forth one of the day.
Wow! what a day to remember.
The Following day Alain went on to Tag & release one of two Blue Marlin. This one was estimated at 250kilos/560lbs .
WELL DONE ALAIN FROM CREW AND STAFF OF DORADO BOAT.
Thank you for chartering the Dorado and we hope that you enjoyed your fishing experience with us in La Gomera.
BLUE MARLIN , DORADO
Saturday 28th June 2008
Cavalier Charter Clients Nigel Bearman,Tim Robjohns and Friends Paul & Dave Decided to give Gran Canaria a try in the quest for that Elusive Blue Marlin after visits to Mauritius islands..
They Caught Bonito Tuna, Nice Dorados and you guessed it - a Blue Marlin of 250kilos/550lbs. Tim Robjohns was the angler in the Hot seat for the Blue Marlin and surprised all by playing the fish superbly for 20/25mins as this was Tims first time Big Game fishing and he took to the opportunity of battling with these Giant Creatures lik a duck to water.
Tim Works at Sony in Berkshire England .
Thank You to Nigel Bearman who organized the trip for himself and friends.
Well Done Cavalier ,crew who made it possible for Tim to achieve his Dream fish.
During the Later part of this week Big Eye Tuna have been showing with several being taken up to 55kilos. Lets hope they stay with us during the Month of July.
Tight Lines to all boats.
la Gomera Update
Thursday 26th June 2008
Repeat Client Paul Janes returned to La Gomera this Year to fish on the Dorado boat again and hopefully achieve the standard of fishing that he has received over the past 3 years catching many Marlin and Tuna.
Although the conditions during his week of fishing where not at its best Dorado delivered the goods for Paul while other boats struggled on.
Paul who is a Tuna Fanatic and a very acomplished Angler playing his fish stand up and on light line.
Paul had the thrills of Playing 3 Blue Marlin of which 2 where Tagged and released and one lost in the fight. He also played a beautiful Spearfish which was tagged & released and last But not Least his dream fish BIG EYE TUNA of 79 kilos / 177lbs on 50lbs Tackle. In All 5 Blue Marlin were raised during his trip.
CONGRATULATIONS PAUL from Staff & Crew of Dorado.
La Gomera & Gran Canaria Update
Friday 20th June 2008
La Gomera with Dorado Boat- We would Like to Thank Mick and Andy from Birmingham for taking the free 2 days of charter in La Gomera. Mick and Andy unfortunately to date Have been the only clients not to have caught BIG fish Although they did have 2 takes of Blue Marlin unfortunately the 2 Hook up were not ment to be and they where lost on the Take& Run. We are sorry that you did not experience the thrills enjoyed by our other clients but as they say folks that´s fishing.
GRAN CANARIA with the Cavalier Boat- During the week Apart from The Blue Marlin which Cavalier Tagged and released the Big fish for all the boat seemed very elusive. Cavalier had some nice catches of Dorado and Bonito Tuna.
PHOTO¨S on the Photo Album
Another Marlin Day in La Gomera
Sunday 15th June 2008
Well today was the day for Neils´s Son Ben Wadrup 17yrs young who wanted the Wadrup name highlighted. Neil gave his son the present on Fathers day by letting Ben Play the Blue Marlin.
Ben Played the Marlin in Style which was estimated at approx 200kilos/450lbs Taking 20/25mins to Play this beauty to Tag & Release.
Ben astonished Skipper and Crew with his technique of fighting Semi-Standup in the Harness-
WATCH OUT YOU SEASONED ANGLERS THERES A NEW KID ON THE BLOCK.
CONGRATULATIONS BEN FROM STAFF 6 CREW OF DORADO BOAT.
ALL OF OUR CHARTERS TO DATE IN LA GOMERA HAVE CAUGHT BLUE MARLIN WITH SOME TUNA AS A BONUS.
Carol Wadrup the only lady on the Charters was the only one not to catch but we did find a nice job for her - See PHOTO ALBUM
Blue Marlin for Cavalier
Saturday 14th June 2008
Congratulations to Captain Abraham who whilst Hafed was in La Gomera fishing on a private boat he took the Cavalier out with crew Albero and Tagged and Realeased a Blue Marlin. Congratulations to the Angler and Abraham
HighLight of the Week La Gomera Big Game Tournament.
Saturday 14th June 2008
Well on to the highlight of the week
The Big Game Tournmant of La Gomerafished by some of Eurpoes best Anglers from Holland, Germany, England , Spain and some anglers even travelled from the U.S.A. to enter this prestigious Competition.
The first Day was uneventful for the Dorado Boat but 8 Boats hooked up out of the 38 boats entered.
4 Blue Marlin were Tag & released and 4 lost.
A Change of tactics were discussed for the 2nd day and a quick rub and chat to Melissa ( Dorados Witch SEE PHOTO ALBUM) ahe cast her spell for the Brummie Anglers Joh and Neil Wadrup who delivered the goods with avengance.
Neil Wadrup was the 1st in the Hot seat whebn Dorado hooked into a Fantastic BIG EYE TUNA.
Neil was Delighted with his catch of this 98.5kilos/220lbs Tuna of which he played expertly.
Brother John Wadrup some 30minuets later was in the CVhari with a Blue Marlin of of approx 220kilos/500lbs and after 10/15mins play had the fish alongside the boat for Tag & release in excellent condition.
Brother John & Neil put the Dorado boat in 2nd Place to carry on Dorado´s excellent record in the tournaments.
Dorado came 1st Last year and 2nd this Year very good going by Dorado.
We would Like to thank the Organisers and sponsers of the tournament for once agin a very well run Tournament.
CONGRATULATIONS TO ROBERTO AND CREW on achieving yet another placing to add to your record of achievements.
SEE PHOTO GALLERY.
LA GOMERA UPDATE - DORADO BOAT
Thursday 12th June 2008
Anglers Mark Nightingale and Peter Wilkinson joined together to charter the Dorado in La Gomera
and following on from the Danish Doctor John They raised eight Blue Marlin but unfortunately no Hook ups. These Blue marlin where actually playing with the lures and even flicking them out of the water. Both Mark & Peter said WHAT A SIGHT, SEEING THESE BEAUTIFUL CREATURES IN CLOSE UP. During the evening they had spectacular sights of 100kilos plus BIG EYE TUNA crashing out around the boat . But once again these beauties were not feeding on plastic ( lures).
Peter & Mark thoroughly enjoyed these fantasitc visual experiences and did not have to wait long for one of these beauties to decide that they were Hungry - SO READ ON.
Well they Both achieved their Dream and Guess What happened - Yes They both Had Blue Marlin on the same Day.
Peter was in the chair first and after 15/20mins he had Tagged & Released a 180kilos/400lbs BLUE MARLIN. 10/15MINUETS Later Mark was in the Chair (hot seat) playing his Dream Fish and it lit up like a Christmas Tree turning Flourescent Blue in Colour and this 160kilos/350lbs Blue was Tagged and released in excellent condition. But the day was not over when later that day they had a strike of Big Eye Tuna.
THE CREW, ANTONIO, lYNDA & PAUL OF DORADO WOULD LIKE TO THANK MARK AND PETER FOR CHARTERING THE DORADO IN LA GOMERA AND HOPE THAT YOU ENJOYED YOUR EXPERINCE WITH US.
WOW! what a day - 2 Blue Marlin
Saturday 7th June 2008
CONGRATULATIONS - to Dorado boat who today with Client John (doctor) from Denmark whilst fishing in La Gomera Tag & released 2 Blue Marlin.
WELL DONE TO ANGLER JOHN and the Crew of Dorado.
Also up during the trip were the Big Eye Tuna so maybe they will get stuck into those tomorrow.
Cavalier today had a really nice Dorado caught be Sieglinde From Germany and along with this some nice Bonito Tuna.
Tight Lines to all boats tomorrow.
CAVALIER - BLUE MARLIN DAY
Thursday 5th June 2008
CONGRATULATIONS to Anita Miller who today whilst on board the Cavalier tag & released a Blue Marlin of approx 190kilos/425lbs.
Anita a regular client with Cavalier expertly played the Blue Marlin to the boat in approx 25/30minuets.
WELL DONE TO ANITA - condolences to Husband Keith who was told to stay on the beach as he does not have his mothers LUCK- haha! Keith told me this will never happen and he will get that dream Blue during his holidays too.
WELL done to Cavalier Crew - Photos on photo gallery
Tight lines to all boats tomorrow.
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