Monthly Archives: February 2015

Know Before You Go

I have been asked at least a thousand times, how is fishing in the Gulf of Mexico? I always have to reply, I don’t know. Next time you are there, tell me. The misconception that we are on the Gulf of Mexico is common. We are firmly in the Caribbean. That is where our beautiful […]

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Mr. Pat Shurmur

Do you wonder where coaches go after the season is over? To fish in the Caribbean, of course! Our latest visitor from the NFL, Mr. Pat Shurmur the Offensive Coordinator of the Philadelphia Eagles, fished on the Manetto.

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Do you ever wonder why the flags are upside down?

That is the signal that fish were successfully released. White Flag with blue colored marlin in the center is Blue Marlin catch and release. White Flag with blue sailfish is the same thing. Flying flag on fishing boats goes back to the old days before radios were common in boats, this would signal the others […]

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Jimmy Charles

One of our favorite guests, from Crash my Playa, was Jimmy Charles, a singer from Nashville who appears to take his guitar everywhere. Fishing was slow the day he fished, so what else to do? Write a song. About what? Fishing and going to the beach of course. Hopefully we will get a clip to […]

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Eric Paslay fishing today with fans for Crash My Playa

Crash my Playa Comes the Riviera Maya Jan 22 to 27th were very busy days here in the Riviera Maya as, Crash My Playa, hit the beach at the Barcelo Hotel. Crash my Playa, was a four night concert starring some of Country Music’s biggest stars. Everyone knows fishing and country music go hand in […]

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Fish Report January 2015

What an unusual January for us here at Captain Rick’s. Never before have we seen these numbers, in this month, and who knows if we ever will again. Thanks to the Fishing Gods for this year. Blue Marlin 4 King Fish 9 Sailfish 3 Wahoo 21  Dorado 761 Atun 2 Snapper 71 Grouper 39 Yellowtails […]

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Last hoorays with Mahi-mahi!

One of the last hoorays with Mahi-mahi for the month, January 25th, 2015. The Robert Kiryk party on the Marlin Magic!

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