Striped Marlin Galapagos
The Galapagos Islands are hosts to some of the most important water currents in the Eastern Pacific. With 3 mayor currents such as the Crownwell, the Panama and the Humboldt all meeting in the Archipelago. As a result the waters are rich with nutrients and very fertile with fish. Some of the best striped marlin fishing known to man is found in the waters surrounding the islands. Our Cooperators where the first company to bring sportfishing to the Galapagos and has been the only one to provide consistent and reliable services.
We offer from conventional trolling, pitch baiting to fly fishing for most of the gamefish found in Galapagos. Our boats are prepared with crews and tackle for most occasions and types of fishing.
Our most popular fishing is no doubt the striped marlin fishery. With year round raises averaging from 5 to over 50 fish a day it is rivaled by few places in the world. Wahoo and tuna catches can sometimes be in double digits. Blue marlin and black marlin are no strangers either. There is very good snook and cubera snapper fishing for those who prefer inshore.
The resort town of Salinas is found about 90 miles from the port city of Guayaquil. Sporting several hotels, casinos and nightlife, it is Ecuador's most important beach getaway Ecuadorians and foreigners. Just 13 nautical miles offshore you can find the continental shelf dropping from 300 to over 2000 feet. Salinas has been famous for its abundance of mixed game. Blue, black and striped marlin are no strangers to these waters. It is not uncommon to catch all 3 species of the larger pacific billfish species. Tuna, wahoo and dolphin are also found in these waters.
We offer complete packages with the best hotels, boats and crews. You can enjoy tours of the many beaches along the Sun Route, great seafood, museums, and fun for the whole family. During certain months of the year there are hunting options to be combined with fishing.