Tales about fishing in Pedasi.
It was sunrise, all my equipment was ready, birds were starting to fly from their nests into the ocean and Captain Leonel was waiting for me at Arenal Beach for a day of fishing. The ocean was a bit rough, mainly because of the changes of currents that we have at this time of year, we were heading to Playa Lagarto because he had a tip that we could find 50 pound tuna around the area. Incredibly, a group of dolphins joined us on the way to the spot, there were about 5 of them, including two little ones that were just learning to glide next our boat. We trolled around the area for a couple of hours and had no bites, so we decided to move down to Isla Iguana to see if...Read More
Captain Wishi Steers the Boat into the Pacific – Pedasi I wanted to see what life was like for a local fisherman here in Pedasi, Panama. I asked Capitan Wishi if I could go aboard and spend a real day fishing, just like him. He agreed and we decided to meet at 5AM at the small marina here in town. When I got up, it was still dark out and there were stars in the sky. The whole town seemed to be asleep, that is, except for the twenty odd fisherman who were about to embark on their day of work. From the marina we got all of the boats out through the river mouth. The tide was coming in and we were going out, so immediately we got drenched in cold...Read More