Punta cana Fishing Report by Norberto Drago and Hector
On march 29,we went aboard the "Shekinah",having the
pleasure of meeting for the first time,captain Manuel
and his first mate Cachelo.
We had the humble idea of getting a reasonable ammount
of amusement,but oh Lord,we discovered with great
surprise,that reality enormously exceeded our previous
From the begining we were impressed by the courtesy of
the crew as well as of the quality of the available
We started as an appettizer with one "bonito" and
afterwards with a sizeable pair of "albacoras".
After a very short time of calm,we met the real
"Dorados"!!!!!;during a couple of hours uninteruptedly
we were able to catch sixteen,weighing the smallest
about twentyfive pounds, and the largest almost
The fight with this last, took us a little bit more
than thirty minutes to finally handle it on board.
During four times the golden fish tried to get rid of
us with rushes of about a hundred yards,jumping
vigorously in a defiant attitude.We had the fortune
that the fish was unsuccessful.
We finally decided to return,having the plesure to
meet Peter Guerrero and his team at our arrival.
Now again in Buenos Aires, we are loking forward to be
back in Dominicana by the middle of next august,to try
the blue marlin,and hoping to enjoy another superb
fishing experience.Norberto y Hector.