Top Billfisheries - 2011

2011 Top Billfishery of the Year – The Azores

2011 Top Billfishery of the Year – The Azores

For the last month The Billfish Report has been counting down its 2011 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in at #1 is the Azores. Criteria for our Top 10 list – taken from the daily billfish reports we receive from hundreds of captains around the world –  include the following: fish numbers, variety of billfish species, average size of fish and length of season.  These…

2011 Billfisheries of the Year – #2 Cape Verde Islands

2011 Billfisheries of the Year – #2 Cape Verde Islands

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in at #2 is Cape Verde Islands. Criteria for our Top 10 list – taken from the daily billfish reports we receive from hundreds of captains around the world –  include the following: fish numbers, variety of billfish species, average size of fish and length of season.  These are then compiled,…

2011 Billfisheries of the Year – #3 Kona

2011 Billfisheries of the Year – #3 Kona

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in at #3 is Kona, HI.  Criteria for our Top 10 list – taken from the daily billfish reports we receive from hundreds of captains around the world –  include the following: fish numbers, variety of billfish species, average size of fish and length of season.  These are then compiled, factoring…

2011 Billfisheries of the Year – #4 Guatemala

2011 Billfisheries of the Year – #4 Guatemala

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in at #4 is Guatemala. Criteria for our Top 10 list – taken from the daily billfish reports we receive from hundreds of captains around the world –  include the following: fish numbers, variety of billfish species, average size of fish and length of season.  These are then compiled, factoring in…

2011 Billfisheries of the Year – #5 Panama

2011 Billfisheries of the Year – #5 Panama

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in at #5 is Panama. Criteria for our Top 10 list – taken from the daily billfish reports we receive from hundreds of captains around the world –  include the following: fish numbers, variety of billfish species, average size of fish and length of season.  These are then compiled, factoring in…

2011 Billfisheries of the Year – #6 Great Barrier Reef

2011 Billfisheries of the Year – #6 Great Barrier Reef

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in at #6 is the Great Barrier Reef. Criteria for our Top 10 list – taken from the daily billfish reports we receive from hundreds of captains around the world –  include the following: fish numbers, variety of billfish species, average size of fish and length of season.  These are then…

2011 Billfisheries of the Year – #7 Venezuela

2011 Billfisheries of the Year – #7 Venezuela

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in at #7 is Venezuela.  Criteria for our Top 10 include fish numbers, variety of billfish species, average size of fish and length of season. Long known as one of the best fisheries on earth for multiple billfish in a single day – and multiple species – last year…

2011 Billfisheries of the Year – #8 Mozambique

2011 Billfisheries of the Year – #8 Mozambique

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in at #8 is Mozambique.  Criteria for our Top 10 include fish numbers, variety of billfish species, average size of fish and length of season. There are likely few to no fisheries in the world that achieve so much with so few boats as Mozambique.   First of all, this…

2011 Billfisheries of the Year – #9 (Tie) US Mid-Atlantic

2011 Billfisheries of the Year – #9 (Tie) US Mid-Atlantic

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in tied at #9 is the US Mid-Atlantic.  Criteria for our Top 10 include fish numbers, variety of billfish species, average size of fish and length of season.     Defined as southern New Jersey through North Carolina, this fishery had a terrific 2011.  Not only did they…

2011 Billfisheries of the Year – #9 (Tie) South Florida & The Keys

2011 Billfisheries of the Year – #9 (Tie) South Florida & The Keys

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in at #9 (Tie) is South Florida and The Keys.  Criteria for our Top 10 include fish numbers, variety of billfish species, average size of fish and length of season. When you South Florida or the Florida Keys, Sailfish come to mind for most. Sailfish are caught…