5 years out of the last 7, we have been the 1st charter boat to catch the 1st Blue Marlin of the season here in Tenerife, need I say more!
Also with this years 1st Blue Marlin we bagged 4 Albacore tunas, the biggest about 40lb.
My Son practicing on his 1st ever Blue Marlin, he will rember this for the rest of his life, you never foget your 1st!
There he is on the right in the shorts with he's proud catch, well done Son.
The wife and myself eyeing up dinner,'We're gonna need a lot of chips'
John And Meme with a prize catch, thats a fat fish!
Using Big Tackle to fight a Big Fish, Penn International 130lb rod and reel combination. Penn are responsable for more world record catches than all the other fishing tackle manufactures combined!
A Shark fishing day turned into a Blue Marlin day when Joe from Essex chartered the boat for a day, we blanked on the shark but he wasn't too bothered after landing this 500lb'er instead!!!
Andrews 1st ever attempt at Marlin Fishing, and he caught one, before we went out he said to me "I'm a very lucky fisherman", I agree with him!
This is a pic of a customer who hooked a Blue Marlin of around 120/130kgs = 260/290lb, we got it to the boat very lively and released it.
This guy caught this Blue Marlin of 605lb on his first ever boat fishing trip, I never heard back from him, perhaps it was'nt big enough!!!
You know it's a big fish when you need a forklift truck to pick it up!
My Son Jack with another beast of 732lb. My personnal biggest fish was just short of 700lb. the boat record is 1,004lb.
Marteen from Holland with his prized catch.
One of our longest Customers 'Steen' from Denmark who has fished with us for nearly 30 years!
What a sight, to see it in real life is even better.
Late night return with a fish that took 4 hours to land after it got 'Tail Wrapped' and we had to hand line it up from 700 meters
My son Jack trying to pick up a fish thats a bit too big for him!!!
The King of all Game fish, The 'Blue Marlin', (Makaira nigricans) Try your luck!
Getting ready to land the fish, a tense moment.
One of our early days fish, we don't have too many photos of Marlin as we don't take many back to the port hence the older photo
A small Blue Marlin that 'expired' during the fight, but it wasn't wasted and was divided up between the customers, me, the crew and friends and family for some very tasty eating.
Marteen from Holland and Jack with A Blue Marlin.