Every year the The Billfish Report announces its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and this year it has named Casa de Campo as #10! Criteria for the Top 10 include fish numbers, variety of billfish species, average size of fish, length of season and number of boats fishing. With over 12,000 Billfish Reports submitted last year to be in the top 10, this is definitely an honor! Casa de Campo ranks #10 in this year’s list and has been a regular in the listing as fishermen come from all over the world to Casa de Campo regularly catching 5+ Blue Marlin a day! The 2016 season even saw an enormous 609 lbs. Swordfish caught by The Lady Shell, setting a new Marina record!
2016 fishing season at the Marina Casa de Campo welcomed some familiar faces, such as the Betsy, the Shark Byte, and the Contango as well as several new friends who came to the Marina Casa de Campo in search of excellent blue marlin fishing this area is known for.
This years season’s highlights were as follows:
Casa de Campo, DR – Betsy went 9-12 on Blue Marlin, raised 18.
Casa de Campo, DR – Blue Heaven went 4-5 on Blue Marlin.
Casa de Campo, DR – Capt. Daryl Brower on Contango went 5-7 on Blue Marlin.
Casa de Campo, DR – Capt. Tim Richardson on Tradition went 4-6 on Blue Marlin.
Casa de Campo, DR – Fa La Me went 9-9 on Blue Marlin.
Casa de Campo, DR – Intents went 11-16 on Blue Marlin.
Casa de Campo, DR – Lady Shell weighed a 609 lbs. Swordfish.
Casa de Campo, DR – Never Enough went 5-5 on Blue Marlin.
Casa de Campo, DR – Shark Byte went 5-6 on Blue Marlin.
Congratulations to Casa de Campo, #10 Billfishery of the Year!
*Pictures from The Billfish Report website.
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