Posts By: Discover Baja

February 2019 Baja Fishing Report

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We’ve had typical January weather, unsettled with some welcomed rain and even an unusual snowfall or two in Baja Norte. However, it didn’t deter the promised winter yellowtail bite that ran from the Coronado Islands below the border along the Pacific Coast all the way down to Vizcaíno Peninsula. Adding to the remarkable action in… Read more »

January 2019 Baja Bulletin

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  New Prices for FMM Tourist Permits The price of FMM tourist permits increased on January 1st to $558 pesos. The price of prepaid FMMs for Discover Baja members will remain the same at US$37 each. For more information on FMMs, visit our FMM Tourist Permits page.   Uber in Los Cabos Ride sharing service Uber… Read more »

A Mexican Love Story: Don Johnson

By John M. Derby Don Johnson came to Baja, Mexico as a young man and he fell in love with the country. He decided to build a hotel and airfield to attract American pilots who loved to fish in the best fishing grounds in the world. His hotel called Serenidad, provided a landing field for… Read more »

The Yellow Brick Road

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By Dave Kelly, co-author of “Hiking Loreto” The Yellow Brick Road is an easy short hike with an optional longer loop, and wonderful views. This hike is just a short drive from Loreto and easy to find. Drive south from Loreto on Highway Mexico 1 past Nopolo and Loreto Bay. As the highway reaches the… Read more »

January 2019 Baja Fishing Report


As the final days of 2018 were winding down, my various social media accounts were filled with reports of cold, windy, and in some cases, wet weather, along with small craft warnings and high surf from the border all the way down the Pacific coast of Baja to Abreojos.   Close to the U.S. border,… Read more »

Three-Day Getaway: Todos Santos


It’s no secret that Todos Santos is one of the chicest destinations on the Baja peninsula. Since ex-pat artists discovered the colonial town in the 1980s, Todos Santos has carried a sense of sophistication and an understated cool factor that eludes other parts of the peninsula. Todos Santos is one of Baja’s three pueblos mágicos… Read more »

December 2018 Baja Bulletin

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Border Update The San Ysidro and Otay Mesa borders have been temporarily closed on a few occasions in the past few weeks for exercises and safety reasons due to the migrant caravan. The borders are all currently open and operating. For the latest on border closures, you can follow CBP San Diego on Twitter or… Read more »

December 2018 Baja Fishing Report

december baja fishing report

Did Santa come early for Baja Anglers? It’s not quite time for Santa, but conditions for most of Baja are more like late fall than winter in almost all areas. Just below the border the Bull Ring area is mostly in bottom fishing mode with a mix of reds, flags, tree fish, Johnny bass and… Read more »

Culinary Corner November 2018

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New Season of PBS’s “Pati’s Mexican Table” Featuring Baja California The PBS show “Pati’s Mexican Table” is featuring Baja California for all of season seven. Part travelogue, part cooking show, the episodes follow Pati as she explores the region and then cooks recipes inspired by her travels. From Tijuana to Cabo, the season covers the… Read more »