Monthly Archives: May 2017

June Baja Fishing Report

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Like Baja wildflowers, the fish of Baja come and go at their own pace. Of course anglers are an impatient lot who insist on trying to “will” the bite to begin, more often than not ending in frustration and disappointment. Offshore the bluefin, mostly in the 20- to 35-pound class with several spots of the… Read more »

May 2017 Baja Bulletin

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Sea Shepherd Fighting to Save the Last of the Vaquita Sea Shepherd has enacted “Operation Milagro” (operation miracle) to help save the last of the vaquita in the Sea of Cortez around San Felipe. The vaquita is a small marine porpoise and the most endangered marine mammal in the world, with less than 60 still… Read more »

Three-Day Getaway: La Paz

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By Jennifer Kramer As the capital of Baja California Sur, La Paz is a city that seemingly has it all. With culture and history to see, beaches to enjoy, and islands to explore by land and sea, there’s plenty for visitors to discover. Locals refer to La Paz as a large city with an authentic small-town… Read more »

Boating Gear for Your Overland Adventures

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Whenever I go to a boat show I’m reminded that a lot of marine-quality exploration gear and equipment can be used by overlanders traveling Baja in RVs, vans, 4x4s, trucks, and even motorcycles. Here are my picks for overlanders from my trip to the Newport Beach Boat Show last weekend. Mini-scuba/snorkel kit Spare air vest… Read more »

Dollar Deals

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By Graham Mackintosh For many years, heading down Highway 1, a typical first night in Baja for me meant camping in the peace and quiet of the desert around Cataviña. Leaving San Diego by mid-morning I would usually be there and setup by nightfall. Sometimes I’d sleep in a tent; other times in my vehicle…. Read more »

May Baja Fishing Report

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All blown out today! Gale warnings are posted for most areas north of Dana Point, while to the south there are Small Craft Advisories. The seas are very rough and nasty everywhere. Not a great way to end the month, but hopefully signaling the end of a long fierce winter, particularly on the Pacific side… Read more »