Posts By: Discover Baja

June 2019 Baja Fishing Report

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Just below the border, calico bass can be found along the outer edge of the beds at the Bull Ring. From there out to the Coronado Islands, the water is still cool and off-color sporadically. Slow-trolling sardine or Rapala is the best bet for small boaters for a few decent-sized yellowtail, although the cold, dirty… Read more »

Peninsula Picks: Best Baja Beaches

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With summer nearly upon us, we’re dreaming of Baja beach vacations with our toes in the sand with a margarita in hand. While there’s no shortage of gorgeous beaches along the entire peninsula, here are a couple of our favorites. Whether you love snorkeling, surfing, camping, or just relaxing—we’ve got you covered.   Rosarito Beach… Read more »

May 2019 Baja Bulletin

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  Extension on Expired SENTRI Cards The CBP continues to be backlogged on SENTRI renewals. Many card holders that have already applied for renewal will now find that they will receive an extension to use their card up to a year (formerly six months) past their expiration date. The extra six-month extension is not necessarily… Read more »

May 2019 Baja Fishing Report

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  Massive schools of bluefin tuna are in easy range below the border, providing anglers with incredible early season action.   Near-limits to limits are the norm for those heading offshore. These quality fish range from 60- to 150-plus pounds and are in range of private boats out of Ensenada as well as San Diego…. Read more »

Festival of Shellfish & New Wine: A Delicious Anniversary

Ensenada celebrates festival’s 20th year April 29 – May 5 By: W. Scott Koenig   The port city of Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico showcases its gastronomic bounty from the Pacific to its five wine valleys again this year during the 20th Festival de las Conchas y el Vino Nuevo (Festival of Shellfish and New Wine)…. Read more »

Mexicali’s La Chinesca

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  Even though Mexicali is the capital of Baja California, it’s a city regularly overlooked by tourists. Viewed often as simply the gateway to San Felipe, Mexicali’s wide streets and tranquil vibe are a stark contrast to other clamorous border cities like Tijuana. It’s home to the Clamato cocktail and boasts some of the best… Read more »