Striped marlin are abundant, and as many as 26 have been sighted tailing in one day. Swordfish are everywhere. Most of them are likely to be a bit farther offshore, where the water is colder."
"Phases of the moon and the tides apparently have no bearing on the fishing at Cabo Blanco."
"There are quantities of food for the big and little fish everywhere off Cabo Blanco, on the bottom and the surface. There are vast squid beds [that] weigh up to 100 pounds or more."
"Part of the pleasure of angling here is that there is no trolling or watching the bait for tiresome periods. All the fish, with the exception of tuna, are sighted on the surface."
"Some day someone will get a picture of the first 2,000-pound [sport-caught] black marlin. (A marlin which weighed 2,250 pound was harpooned off Cabo Blanco, and it is just a matter of time before some angler takes his one-ton trophy.)"
- Anglers may not use 3-thread line or line testing under 18 pounds on club boats.
- No fishing for black marlin is allowed with line testing under 80 pounds, or less than the usual 24-thread.
- Fishing hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. No boats can stay out later than 5 p.m., unless fighting a fish.
- "Dress is casual. It is not required that ties or coats be worn at any meal."
- "Ladies are welcomed at the club, whether they are anglers themselves or accompany a member or his guest and only to observe...."
- "The new clubhouse has a broad terrace, a sun deck, bar, attractive dining room and a superbly equipped tackle room with lockers for members and their guests. There are also workshops and workbenches where tackle may be worked over."
- "Drinking water at the club is pure. ... The menu includes ... fish, native lobster and shrimp. The climate is a healthy one (no member or guest has ever been ill at the club)."
- "The boats at Cabo Blanco were built to specifications of club members, who have had experience in just about every kind of craft, fishing all parts of the world. ... These boats were built at Wedgeport, Nova Scotia, to the world-famous Cape Island design."
- "Pescador Dos is 40 feet long with a 12-foot beam and has an enclosed cabin and a flying bridge. Petrel, Miss Texas and Miss Peru are 38 feet long with an 11-foot beam and up-top controls. ... Each boat is powered with two Chrysler Crown engines which give speeds of up to 16 miles an hour."