23
Jan

Todd Flanders

Angler: Bill Dobbelaer / David Kerstetter

BOAT INFORMATION
BOAT NAME: The Sunny 1, Costa Ricalos-suenos
CAPTAIN NAME: Ishmael
Mate 1: Christian Bolaños
Mate 2: Zsolt Szekely

RESEARCH CENTER/ MARINA: Los Sueños, Costa Rica

The tag popped off on schedule, about 38.5 nmi to the NW of where we tagged it off Río Tusubres — more info to follow!!

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History in the making!!! First ever Rooster Fish Satellite Tagged!!!

SPECIES TAGGED: RoosterFish
TAG ID#: GFR2297
DATE OF CATCH: 01/22/2015

Catch Data

OCEAN: Pacific
LATITUDE: 9.6013889
LONGITUDE: -84.78888889
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FISH LENGTH: 35in
UNIT MEASURED: Measured
ESTIMATED WEIGHT: 17 lb

NOTES/REMARKS
History in the making!!! First ever Rooster Fish Satellite Tagged!!!
A special thank you and recognition to our Official Research Center Los Sueños Resort & Marina, as well as “Stay in Costa Rica” who donated the trip on the boat “The Sunny One” for the day.

We also like to thank to Dr. David Kerstetter (NOVA South Eastern University Oceanic Center), who handles the scientific research for our organization. Gray FishTag Research Advisory Board Members  Mr. Zsolt Szekely and Mr. Carter Takacs for their involvement, as well as Captain Ishmael of “The Sunny One” and 1st Mate Christian Bolaños for their hard work and effort making this a reality.

In loving memory to our friend, we have named the fish “Todd Flanders”

This fish was also satellite tagged as the first sat tag on a rooster ever!

BAIT USED: Live Bait
WAS THE FISH PREVIOUSLY TAGGED: No
FIGHT TIME: 20 min.
FISH CONDITION: Excellent

BOAT INFORMATION
BOAT NAME: The Sunny 1, Costa Rica
CAPTAIN NAME: Ishmael
Mate 1: Christian Bolaños
Mate 2: Zsolt Szekely

RESEARCH CENTER/ MARINA: Los Sueños, Costa Rica

A special thank you to “Stay in Costa Rica”
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