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Date added: Tue, 03 Jul 2018 16:56
The last two days we can not grumble about the catches.
Yesterday a beautiful, estimated, 120 lbs Hammerhead shark was released and a big Wahoo was caught.
Both catches then came in the name of Peter van Dijk from Holland.

Today several Atlantic Bonito's were caught on the light rods and again a large Wahoo could not resist the temptation to take one of our lures.
This time the honor came to Fred, a Norwegian angler.

Unfortunately no action from Marlin, but now that the Bonito's are back, can this change again just like that.

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300 lbs Blue Marlin
Date added: Mon, 25 Jun 2018 15:07
After a break of 5 fishing days without any marlin bite, was the boat Cavalier this morning succesful again.

They hooked up with a 300 lbs Blue Marlin and after a 15 minutes fight they released this beauty again in a very good condition.

This Marlin was for the boat Cavalier nr 8 of the season 2018.

Congratulations again to fisherman and crew

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800 lbs Blue Marlin
Date added: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:38
Rolf Gutske from Germany took this morning care of this 'monster fish', which ended, after a hard fight, in a brilliant release.

This Blue Marlin was estimated by the crew at a weight of about 800 lbs.

Congratulations guys !

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600 lbs Blue Marlin
Date added: Sat, 16 Jun 2018 14:09
In the first week of his holiday (June 3) he already managed to get one, stand-up, on the hook.
The fight lasted for almost 2 hours on a 50 lbs rod.

Now two weeks later and on the last day of his holiday,he did it again..
I am talking about angler Peter Zeestraaten, better known by many as Peter Heineken.

Peter managed to catch a Blue Marlin today, in less than 20 minutes, with an estimated weight of about 280 kilos.

Great Peter and what a wonderful end of your fishing days on the Cavalier.

A very good trip to Holland and hopefully we see you again during your next holiday

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Date added: Fri, 15 Jun 2018 17:52
The boat Cavalier had a very nice start this morning.
With only a part of the lines in the water, they had immediately success.
Jos van Loo from the Netherlands could very quickly cross out the catch of a Wahoo from his bucketlist.

A little later it became super exciting again when a giant Blue Marlin took one of the lures followed by an estimated 800 meter run.
Woooow, what a sensation.
The party unfortunately did not last longer than a few minutes.
Too bad, after all, you can't catch them all.

On the boardradio we heard that two Blue Marlins were caught this day and of course the Wahoo of Jos.

Tomorrow we have another chance

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300 lbs Blue Marlin
Date added: Fri, 15 Jun 2018 07:56
The Cavalier released yesterday afternoon another Blue Marlin.
The fish has been estimated at a weight of 300 lbs and was the 5th marlin of the season.

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325 lbs Blue Marlin
Date added: Thu, 14 Jun 2018 12:36
Another very happy fisherman !

In the fighting chair this morning Edwin Woudenberg from Holland.
In a battle with an estimated 150 kilos Blue Marlin, Edwin was the winner in less than 30 minutes.

Great Edwin! If I wanted someone to catch a Blue Marlin, it would be you.
Congratulations again with the catch of this amazing beautiful fish.

Edwin's marlin has been released neatly and in good condition after taking the pictures.

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280 kg Blue Marlin
Date added: Sun, 10 Jun 2018 18:00
Woooooooow, today the 4th Blue Marlin of the season 2018 has also been caught by the boat Cavalier.

The Cavalier is doing well with this catch, as she is currently the only sport fishing boat in Puerto Rico which has already caught four.
In fact, all other boats still have to catch their 1st marlin.
But as every angler knows, this is of course also a factor of happiness. Or not .............?

Marco Vermeulen was today the lucky angler who could take place in the fighting chair.
It was a tough fight which luckily resulted in the success of this catch.
The Blue Marlin was estimated by the crew at 280/300 kilos.
So, a huge boy. The fish was of course released properly.

Congratulations guys with this beautiful catch.

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200 kg Blue Marlin
Date added: Thu, 07 Jun 2018 13:02
The boat Cavalier released this morning their 3rd Blue Marlin of the season 2018.
Lucky angler was again the German Werner Völler, who released last week also the 1st one.
Werner his 2nd marlin has been estimated by the crew at a weight of 200 kg /440 lbs.

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300 lbs Blue Marlin
Date added: Sun, 03 Jun 2018 20:16
It was this morning Peter Zeestraten from Holland who was allowed to catch the second Blue Marlin, from the boat Cavalier, of the 2018 season.

Peter caught this estimated 140 pounds Blue Marlin, stand-up with a 50 pound rod and reel.

Great Peter, once again congratulations with this beautiful catch.

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Red Snappers
Date added: Sat, 02 Jun 2018 18:09
The Cavalier fished this last week several times and successfully on the bottom.
Catches consisted mainly of Red Snappers and Seabreams.

Because of the low water temperature the catches with the trolling are still moderate. Some Skipjacks were caught. This morning we also received a report of the catch of a Blue Marlin

So fingers crossed for the next week

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Bottom fishing
Date added: Wed, 30 May 2018 21:11
After the success of the catch of the first Blue Marlin, is the trolling fishing unfortunately a little disappointing.

For this reason fished the boat Cavalier this morning a few hours on the bottom.

Tomorrow we have another day.

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280 kg Blue Marlin
Date added: Wed, 23 May 2018 21:41

The Cavalier caught and released this morning their 1st Blue Marlin of the season 2018.

The crew estimated the weight of the fish at 280 kg/620 lbs.

Regular client Werner from Germany was the lucky angler today.

Congratulations Werner and crew. Well done!

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North Atlantic Bonito
Date added: Sun, 20 May 2018 01:15
The Cavalier fished Saturday with light tackle and life bait on the surface of the water.

They caught 4/5 Atlantic Bonito, 0/1 Barracuda, 1/1 Red Snapper.

On the bottom they were succesfull to catch 4 heavy Rays.
These last are all 4 released in a good condition.

Sunday they go for the trolling fishing.

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Maarten van Tol & friends
Date added: Fri, 18 May 2018 15:06
Today we had Maarten van Tol and his 2 friends from Holland onboard, who have chartered the the boat for 3 days.
They started their 1st day on the bottom.
We'll done guys.

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Still Okay
Date added: Sun, 13 May 2018 01:01
The bottom fishing is still okay.
The last days we've done catches of Barracuda, North Atlantic Bonito, Seabreams, Tiger Moray, Rays and lots of Breams.

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Ready for the new season
Date added: Wed, 09 May 2018 17:02
After the annual check of the boat, went the Cavalier this week Monday back into the water.

On Monday and Tuesday the boat was trolling, but unfortunately without success.
Yesterday, they saw a Bluefin Tuna next to the boat, but unfortunately no more than that.
We haven't see Marlin yet.

This morning fished the Cavalier for a few hours at the bottom.
Here were the catches as before.
Catching Atlantic Bonito and Barracuda with live bait and light rods is always a delicious fishery.

Tomorrow we have another day.

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Beware of the Weever Fish !
Date added: Tue, 01 May 2018 18:29
The 1st of May was today in the South of Gran Canaria, a brilliant sunny and almost windless day.
The boat Cavalier fished with their customers on the shallow reef, where outside the many dozens of seabreams also some North Atlantic Bonito's and a beautiful Barracuda was caught.

Small dip for this boy, who has been fishing in the Canarian waters since 1986.
I have warned in those 32 years many hundreds of anglers about the Weever fish venom.
Today it was my turn due to carelessness.
Fucking shit what does that hurt terribly.

I already see the faces of my 'best' friends and anglers laughing, but despite a little bit of bad luck, I really do not wish them this either.
After half an hour of infusion, the pain has happily gone as well as left.

With extra thanks for Cees and Petra Pipping and Marco Bos with his daughter, the latter who managed to catch on light tackle a good sized 8 kilos of Sierra Tuna.

Tomorrow we have another day, so who knows what we will catch again.

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Bluefin Tuna
Date added: Sun, 29 Apr 2018 19:16
During the last days, several sport fishing boats were successful with the trolling fishing.
For example, the boats Calrei and the Blue Marlin 3 both caught two Bluefin Tuna this week, which of course were properly released.

There were also several private boats successful this weekend with the capture of one or more of these gigantic powerhouses.

The boat Cavalier has 3 days this week to fight with one of these tuna, because the boat goes Thursday 3/5 to Sunday 6/5 to the dry dock for its annual maintenance.

Good catch to everyone !

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Bottom fishing OK - Trolling fishing SHIT
Date added: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 20:01
Bottom fishing OK

With the catch of two Bluefin Tuna, the courage went well last week.
How unpredictable is sport fishing has been proven the last days.
Five days of trolling brought unfortunately not one fish in or beside the boat.

Today we tried our luck again with a fishing trip on the bottom.
With catches of Atlantic Bonito, Barracuda and some smaller Snappers a great fishing day, but still .......?

Tomorrow we trolling again.
One thing is certain !!!!!
The Bluefin Tuna or the 1st Blue Marlin is close by.

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