Posts By: Discover Baja

October 2018 Baja Bulletin

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Hurricane Rosa and Hurricane Sergio Hurricane Rosa hit the northern state of Baja California last week, bringing heavy rains, flooding, and road damage. Highway Mexico 5 is currently impassable due to road collapses and washouts from Puertecitos to Gonzaga Bay. Gonzaga Bay is still accessible by going around and taking Highway 5 from Highway 1… Read more »

Peninsula Picks: Glamping

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For those who enjoy being close to nature, but have a hard time sacrificing amenities, glamping (glamour camping) is the perfect alternative. Here are some of our favorite spots on the peninsula for enjoying the natural wonder of Baja while still indulging in a little bit of luxury.   Gypsy Canyon Location: Todos Santos, BCS Information:… Read more »

October 2018 Baja Fishing Report

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  Heads Up: The chart above is from the Presidential Decree and the entire lime green area is the protected area (not just the area in the red box). The Pacific Island Biosphere is considered a protected area and CONANP bracelets are now required to fish within that area, which includes the Coronado Islands, Todos Santos,… Read more »

10 Things to Do in Baja This Fall

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There’s a sense of adventure in the newly-crisp air, which means it’s time to head south. We’ve curated your fall Baja checklist with some of the best things to experience on the peninsula. How many items will you check off this season?   1. Swim with Whale Sharks in the Sea of Cortez If you… Read more »

September 2018 Baja Bulletin

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New Phone Number for HDI Claims There’s a new phone number to call for HDI insurance claims: 477-710-4781.  Members should log into their accounts and print a new copy of their policy so that they have a copy with the new claims phone number on it. As a reminder, in the case of a claim,… Read more »

Baja Custom Tours 2019 Gray Whale Trips

BAJA CUSTOM TOURS Gray Whale – Guerrero Negro Tours February 7th – 14th 2019 8 days, 7 nights $1,795 all-inclusive, double occupancy   Sample Itinerary: Day 1 – departure from San Diego 6:30am, cross border at Otay Mesa, La Rumarosa toll road to Highway 5 and then to San Felipe, lunch on el malecon in… Read more »

September 2018 Baja Fishing Report

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  It’s hard to believe that fall is just around the corner and the epic bluefin tuna bite that began several months ago is still going strong. Most of the boats, along with the action, is above the border; however, the smaller variety of bluefin, mixed in with yellowtail, bonito and a few barracuda, are… Read more »

Remembering Hugh

  *   *   * It was with great sadness that I learned about the passing of club president Hugh Kramer. It’s hard to find the words to convey what Hugh meant to me over the years – superb friend, mentor, uncle, big brother! Through all my Baja adventures and publications he was quick… Read more »

August 2018 Baja Bulletin

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  New PedEast San Ysidro Pedestrian Crossing Opening A new pedestrian border crossing at San Ysidro is scheduled to start operations on August 15th. The new facility is replacing the temporary eight-lane structure that has been in use during construction. The PedEast border crossing will have 22 lanes but is planned to open with 10… Read more »

Billfish Fundamentals

By Gary Graham As I snapped photographs here and there during the Bisbee East Cape Offshore tournament, I eavesdropped on bits and pieces of conversations among participants about conditions, techniques, bait, and other salient elements and my thoughts were drawn to some of my 1980 tournament days on my boat, the “WaterCloset.” Usually, every spring… Read more »