Posts Categorized: Fishing

July Baja Fishing Report

Baja Fishing Report

  For those looking for an old Baja experience or an introduction to the Sea of Cortez, a trip that is often overlooked is a Midriff Island trip with the Tony Reyes group; this unique spring and summer time option is a mother ship operation where anglers fish from pangas — ideal for a father-son,… Read more »

June Baja Fishing Report

Baja Fishing Report

  Offshore approximately 70 miles on a 280-degree heading from Ensenada is the zone where bluefin, yellowfin and albacore are being caught — tough to get any of them to bite. Most were caught on cedar plugs, surface iron and flat falls. The bluefin were mostly in the 50- to 75-pound class with some fish… Read more »

May Baja Fishing Report

Baja Fishing Report

Despite choppy seas and wind howling in the riggers, John Wick scored this mini-cow bluefin tuna on his downrigger while trolling out toward the Airplane Bank out of Ensenada — underscoring how unusual the 2016 season is! In spite of the recent inconsistent weather, the fishing at the various Islands — Coronado’s, Todos Santos, San… Read more »

April Baja Fishing Report

Baja Fishing Report

Welcome to flippin’ April. Normally, this is the month that everyone looks to Baja Sur for a “fish fix” after a dismal winter in the north. However, this year sea temps along the West Coast of the Baja Peninsula have remained in the low 60s. Retired Marine Biologist Steve Crooke commented recently on the large… Read more »

March Baja Fishing Report

March Baja Fishing Report

Dates announced for 2016 Pesca la Baja Sport Fishing Tournaments: San Felipe: May 13 and 14 San Luis Gonzaga: June 10 and 11 Bahía de los Ángeles: July 15 and 16 San Quintín: August 19 and 20 GRAND FINALE Ensenada: September 23 and 24 www.pescalabaja.com   These grassroots events which are held throughout Baja are really more community… Read more »

February Baja Fishing Report

Baja Fishing Report Jack Nash

  Chris Holmes, a Louisiana Field Reporter and Columnist, shared this live bait set up while we were filming a Hobie Kayak trip at Loreto – the best live bait set up I’ve seen in a while — simplicity itself. It’s so good I carry a sample in my wallet to show folks. Check out… Read more »

January Baja Fishing Report

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As this fledgling New Year begins in Baja, “Have a cool one!” has nothing to do with drinking. A check with a couple of locals at Baja’s tip confirmed temperatures are in the low 50s and “Mexico News Daily” reports “The snow has been flying in the sierra of Sonora and Baja California, delivering a… Read more »

December Baja Fishing Report

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  Good news for air travelers beginning December 9, 2015.   Ticketed airline passengers crossing the border between San Diego and Tijuana can walk across the 390-foot pedestrian bridge linking Tijuana’s A.L. Rodríguez International Airport directly to Otay Mesa. Users of the privately-operated Border Xpress will be charged for each crossing. Enrique Valle, Chief Executive Officer… Read more »

November Baja Fishing Report

Julio Meza - Baja Fishing Report

While the media bandies about “El Niño,” its affects both present and future, Baja anglers smugly shrug their shoulders, smile, nod and announce, “It is what it is!” Looking backward so far it has been a “WOW!” And looking forward to November? It seems it will be more of the same. Before I jump into… Read more »

October Baja Fishing Report

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The five-village Pesca La Baja series that we have followed through their tour, along with their 700 fishing participants, came to an explosive end in Ensenada. Some concluded that the “El Nino of 2015” just keeps on giving. Let’s be clear here: This entire report is influenced by that notion. So here we go… Roberto… Read more »