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Monthly Archives: July 2015

The weirdest thing I’ve ever caught – a bra strap / La cosa más extraño que yo pesqué en mi vida: un tirante de sostén

Yep, that’s right… The weirdest thing I’ve caught was when I reeling in my lure, I caught a bra strap. This happened during my fishing trip when I was in Nicaragua on the San Juan River. I gave it to the cook when I told her I caught 3 fish and she asked where was … Continue reading »

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Yellow-fin Tuna / El atún de aleta amarilla

After the dolphin show, I managed to catch what I’ve been aiming for a long time: tuna! Yellow-fin tuna! Like I wrote about baitfish attracting dolphins, also attracts big fish. And in this case, it was not just sailfish but tuna. Of course, it took some time in trying to hook one and yet alone, … Continue reading »

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Catching a sailfish in the midst of a dolphin show / Pescando un pez de vela entre del show de delfines

The day started slow like it did with my Dorado the previous day but somehow my boat captain spotted some birds in the far distance so the boat started going in that direction. And once we got closer and closer, there were a ton of dolphins in the water! They were all jumping and swimming … Continue reading »

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Catching a big Dorado in Jaco, Costa Rica / Pesqué un gran dorado en Jacó, Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of the premier fishing locations in the world and even during the low season (summer months of May to August) can still produce some terrific catches. I went out in July to see what I could get and after trying all day, I managed to catch this terrific 30 pound Dorado, … Continue reading »

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What to buy in Iquitos / ¿Qué se compra en Iquitos?

To me, I don’t have any use for the trinkets that the natives were selling such as earrings or necklaces. Some of them were interesting such as the piranha necklace but I don’t know what to do with them. My recommendation is buy the bags – they’re made of natural items from the jungle and … Continue reading »

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