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Feb. 15, 2018

Currently the Red Rooster III is underway on Trip#3w2018(16/13days) Larry Brown/Izorline Charter
Fish Report Update:
3 Tunas over 100lbs
8 Wahoo
15 Tunas
3 over 200lbs
2 fish so far 80-120lbs

Feb. 12, 2018

What a nice morning here on the ride down. Another seminar today and a few more things to get together. We will be fishing tomorrow

Feb. 10, 2018

We left yesterday on our Larry Brown sponsored 16 day fly home trip. We had a great raffle today and collected over 2000$ dollars for charity .Thanks to the sponsors listed below

Feb. 4, 2018

Thanks again to Pelagic clothing ,Ballyhood lures,Peter J art work, Cal Sheets ,5 star,United composite rods,Anglers Centerand Tiburon engineering.
Thanks again for sponsoring the 15 day Red Rooster ride home 15 day trip


1st place Jack pot goes to Knut Korsbrekke 252 pound yellowfin tuna

2nd place goes to Jimmy Kokesh 232 pound yellowfin tuna 3rd place goes to Sonny Jones 226 pound yellowfin tuna

Jan, 23, 2018

It's been a windy ride down. It looks a little less wind y tomorrow and will be our first day of fishing. Hoping for good luck tomorrow


Jan. 21, 2018

Good morning. We left yesterday on our annual Bluefin Jim 15 day trip. This year hosted by Sonny Jones. We dazzled the group this morning with a nice giveaway from Pelagic gear and United composites. Thanks for the swag .
Tomorrow is the big generous raffle with Pelagic Gear for all. Weather has been choppy but on our tail now. Bait is small but good hook bait mixed in.

Jan.17, 2018

Good Morning Anglers.
The Red Rooster will be coming home tomorrow morning the 18th, with the catch of the 7 day Puerto Vallarta Trip.  5 am with customs and 6 am at the H&M dock.

Jan. 15, 2018

1st place jack pot goes to Josh Hess
with a 281 pound tuna

2nd place Jack pot goes to Brian Howard
with a 253 pound yellowfin tuna
3rd place Jack pot goes to George Tarrosa
with a 232 pound yellowfin tuna

Jan. 13, 2018

The Northern California boys picked off this nice fish today .243 on the scale. No other bites and one last try tonight before we head in to P.V

Jan. 12, 2018

One fish late today that weighed in at 202. A couple other fish lost this morning that were big upsets .All in all very poor today

Jan. 11, 2018

We spent the day inshore and had a fun morning on some exotics. Light line and jigging on some reef fish

Jan. 10, 2018

We had a couple  A 201 and a 281. After that we struggled to get a bite with good sign around us a few bites on smaller grade fish this evening but these two were the highlight. Try it again and hope for a little better luck tomorrow

Jan. 9, 2018

Tough day here with one nice fish in the morning a 253 caught by Brian Howard. We picked off a few other smaller 80 pound fish I. The evening but that was about it. We are going to try another area I. The morning and then head in for bait tomorrow night

Jan. 8, 2018

281 was the big fish for the day. Not much else to go with it, really tough for us to get a bite. Nice fish around, we will try it again tomorrow

Jan. 7, 2018

We picked off a few more decent fish In the afternoon with a pretty good show of tuna. We will try it again tomorrow.

Jan. 6, 2018

Everyone got aboard safely last night and the bait survived the ordeal. So far we had a little signal this morning with 9 fish from 75 to 100 pounds with a 230 caught by George Tarrosa. After daylight the sign went away but hopefully later we can find something  to work with

Jan. 6, 2018

The pick up spot has changed, From the airport or from in town take a cab to the cruise ship terminal and go to gate 17 there are making us go into the harbor to clear and that is where we will board at gate 17

Jan. 4, 2018

After picking up a nice load of sardines we are on our way. The weather has been great and looks to be the same for the next week. As of now we are on schedule for a Puerto Vallarta arrival on Saturday evening. We will update our ETA as we get closer

Dec. 30, 2017

A nice shot of some of the smaller fish that made up for most of the drift. Nice school size fish in the 20to 30 pound range. A great finisher with for the trip. We will be in at 6:30 tomorrow morning.

We had a nice day today fishing offshore. We had a stop late morning and drifted until it was time to go home. Nice fish mixed in with jackpots up in the 65 and 70 pound range.

Dec. 29, 2017

We spent most of the day in one spot picking at yellowtail and Bluefin tuna. The morning was best but we managed to stay alive with the Bluefin until afternoon. We are going to try it again tomorrow


Dec. 28, 2017

We had a shot this afternoon on decent grade yellows. What a slow morning of drifting and fishing around the Bank. Right at lunch things fired up and we were able to stay steady for a little while. Hopefully tomorrow we have a bigger window of biting fish

Dec. 27, 2017

Very little sign of fish at the Island. We caught one yellowtail for the day and saw 2 tuna jump and no bites . On to the next spot in hopes of yellowtail tomorrow

Good morning, We will be arriving in an hour to our first destination. Cleared customs yesterday and travelled for the night and morning. We will keep you posted on how it goes.