Bluewater Chronicles: El Salvador International Billfish Tournament

504 sailfish and 14 blue marlin released in three days. El Salvador is on the rise.

In November, I traveled to the El Salvador International Billfish Tournament along with editor-in-chief Sam White. Held out of Bahia del Sol on the country's Pacific coast, the event attracts anglers from Washington D.C. to Costa Rica.

It's a tournament like no other. A micro-tournament, if you have to put a term on it. But, that's a good thing. This tournament brings a traditional vibe of competition. The vastness of this area makes the tournament feel private, as if your the only boat inside a hot spot that has a mess of sailfish and marlin.

If you're looking for a tournament with the right kind of action along with volcano-and-mountain views, El Salvador should be on the list.

In Marlin's series of Bluewater Chronicles, we reveal the ins and outs of these great fishing destinations that hold so much more than fish. See the other videos, here.