Monthly Archives: August 2018

September 2018 Baja Fishing Report


  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 »

August 2018 Baja Fishing Report


Above the border, anglers in Southern California are trembling with excitement. There is lots of action for everything from nearly 300-pound bluefin pouncing on yummies trolled beneath kites, to extraordinary kelp bed fever along the offshore islands and coast for calico, yellowtail, and white seabass. All of this while Northern Baja anglers fishing the Pacific… Read more »