Ishigaki 10-8 to 10-11-14

Discussion in 'International reports' started by Tony420, Aug 20, 2015.

  1. Tony420

    Tony420 Senior Member

    Old pictures I never posted.

    Original plan was to fish for GT for 2 days, but couldn't due to typhoon. Fumio (Fisherman owner) and Asuza (wife) ended up taking me around the island. We did some light fishing around the beach. Pretty cool. Tried to do land base GT just before sunset, but condition wasn't right when we got to Fumio's spot, so we didn't even try.

    Picture of a pretty big yellowfin tuna he jigged up around the island. Also, they introduced a new hook. I bought some but haven't tried them yet since I still have plenty of the old ones.

    Enjoy the pictures.

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  2. Popfly

    Popfly Junior member

    Thanks for posting!

  3. Tony420

    Tony420 Senior Member

    Sure. It's a nice little island. The beef was great!
  4. t-astragal

    t-astragal Senior Member

  5. JasonTheDeckhand

    JasonTheDeckhand Member

    Do you have contact information for this captain? I live on Okinawa and would love to head out and do some fishing at Ishigaki. We go to Kume Jima several times a year for big tunas but I'm always looking for new captains and places for multi-day trips. Looks like this captain has a nice setup.

    Edited: Oh, my bad.. I thought he was the captain of the boat. I missed that he was the owner of Fisherman. Hell, send me any info you have and I'll try to look him up if I'm out that way.
  6. Tony420

    Tony420 Senior Member

    Fumio said the window of opportunity to get these big tunas is small.... like around sunset and they're deeper. He also said the big Bluefin tunas swim are also around, but they are even deeper.
  7. semipro

    semipro Senior Member

    Thank you for posting