Posts Categorized: Fishing

October 2021 Baja Fishing Report

  October is shaping up to retain its reputation as one of the best months of the year, despite several hurricanes in September that brought more rain than wind.   On the Pacific side, just below the border near the Bull Ring, a few corvina have been seen tailing in the shallow surf. In the… Read more »

Tom Miller – A Columnist for All Times

By Gary Graham   Born April 4, 1928, Tom Miller and his brother Chuck were raised on Coronado Island, California, and shared a passion for fishing. Although Tom became a wordsmith and Chuck a dentist, they both became skilled with very light lines – 4- and 6-pound – and set several World Records, never losing… Read more »

September 2021 Baja Fishing Report

During September, the elephant in the room, as always, is hurricanes or chubascos. Last year was the least active Pacific hurricane season since 2011 – a nice run, and hopefully, this year the trend will continue. At the Coronado Islands, multiple sport boats have been catching yellowtail. However, there was an issue with the wind,… Read more »

August 2021 Baja Fishing Report

Some fun summertime fishing is in store for Baja Anglers literally from the border to the tip. Offshore outside, boats have caught yellow and bluefin tuna scattered about under kelp paddies, along with yellowtail, and yes, even a few smaller dorado. While it’s a click early, anglers are releasing a few striped marlin as well…. Read more »

A Small Boat in a Big Sea

By Gary Graham—That Baja Guy “This was my introduction to small boating in the Sea of Cortez,” Ray Cannon wrote about the adventure of Bob Francis, Roy Francis, Martin Rothschild and Kenneth Anderson in their 16-foot boats, the Bloody Mary II and the San Francisco Babe, both powered by twin Johnson 35-hp outboards. “And the… Read more »

Flying Sportsmen Lodge – Tribute to Tenacity

  By That Baja Guy-Gary Graham   Edward Ware Tabor, a successful entrepreneur in his early 30s, sold his businesses which included Tabor Luxury Airlines in the United States in 1951, making him a very wealthy man. Legend has it that he withdrew all the cash proceeds from the sale, stuffed it into a satchel, then he… Read more »

July 2021 Baja Fishing Report

From below the Border at the Bull Ring out to the Coronado Islands, fishing continues offering shots at catching some legal-sized barracuda. First, find the bait/birds and you are on them! Cast out surface iron in various colors –  blue/white and black/white are excellent color choices, then allow them to sink a bit and retrieve… Read more »

June 2021 Baja Fishing Report

The spring season here in Northern Baja has certainly had its share of stormy weather, often with northwest winds from 10 to 20 knots and local gusts to 25 knots combined with seas from 6 to 8 feet.  It seems like I’ve promised better weather every month to no avail.  So, you are on your… Read more »

May 2021 Baja Fishing Report

  After what seems like months of gale wind warnings extending from the border down the West Coast of Baja, reports of waters teeming with baitfish both in and offshore are an encouraging hint of things to come as May begins to unfold. The kelp beds that extend from the U.S. border to Ensenada are… Read more »