Posts Tagged: sportfishing

June 2022 Baja Fishing Report

“Get in Tune in June!” Oddly enough, below the Border, the Bull Ring and Coronado Islands have been slow getting started this year. However, from Ensenada to San Quintín, check this out! This photo is of a catch of BLUEFIN TUNA (one of many) caught off the coast of Ensenada, according to Victor Mendez, head… Read more »

May 2022 Baja Fishing Report

Yay for May! It has been worth the wait as fishing now blooms from Baja’s border to the tip. As reported on an exploratory trip last month, the limits of bluefin tuna have settled in and are part of the glowing offshore reports from the border to below San Quintín. In addition, there are reports… Read more »

April 2022 Baja Fishing Report

Not a minute too soon! The sun is shining, the temps are rising, the winds are diminishing, and the sea is flattening – all underscore that winter is in the rearview mirror. As we look forward, most Baja anglers consider spring as the prelude to prime fishing time, stretching from now to October. It is… Read more »

March 2022 Baja Fishing Report

“Baby, It’s Cold Outside,”an old Dean Martin favorite, certainly describes the weather conditions in Baja (Norte) recently. However, the enthusiastic Baja anglers refuse to be deterred. In early February, on a Facebook public group, CLUB DE PESCA TIJUANA-ROSARITO-ENSENADA, Victor Hugo Barraza posted the remarkable achievement of a bluefin tuna caught from the shore near La… Read more »

January 2022 Baja Fishing Report

The year 2021 ended with reports of the heaviest, record-setting rains and snowstorms in some parts of California since 1983. These reports were followed by Captain Aliyar’s (Polaris Supreme) exciting news, “We are back on the giant bluefin off the Northern Baja Coast with 16 bluefin from 100 to 200-pounds! It is a great start… Read more »

November 2021 Baja Fishing Report

    October ended with a rash of cranky weather from the border down to Ensenada. However, sea temps remained reasonable, and once the grumpy weather settled down, the catch reports included rockfish, reds, sheepshead, and whitefish. There are still some small yellowtail, bonito in the 4 to 8-pound class, calico bass, and a few… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »