At least 50 hectares of forest burned in the small town of Santiago, 55 kilometers north of San José del Cabo. A fire in a palm tree forest in Baja California Sur damaged or destroyed at least 40 homes on Friday night. The fire burned about six hectares of forest, damaging dozens of properties. The area’s characteristic high winds blew the flames out of control.
Baja Bytes –February 22, 2022 Que Paso The Federal government has announced that 16 states have turned “Green” in the pandemic semaphore, or stoplight. Among those states is Baja California Sur, your favorite one. Green indicates that we are SAFE, and most restrictions, if not all, can be lifted. The final decision on the restrictionsContinue reading “Baja Sur Receives GREEN LIGHT”
The waters off Baja Mexico are home to more than 1/3 of the World’s Marine Mammals.
From Ensenada to the tip of Baja and on up to Loreto on the Sea of Cortez side, the mid-winter Baja Whale extravaganza is presently one of the best in several years. Some of the whales you might encounter include:
Baja Bytes –February 8, 2022 Que Pasa IGFA Announces 2022 Tommy Gifford Award WinnersHonoring the Top Captains, Guides, and Crew in Angling History Jesus Araiza One of the longest-tenured charter boat captains in Mexico’s Baja East Cape region, Jesus Araiza held a remarkable front row seat to the evolution of Baja sportfishing stretching back to 1955.Continue reading “IGFA Announces 2022 Tommy Gifford Award Winners”
A new series of 53 fishing tourneys named “Fishing in the Five” will take place in the five municipalities (La Paz, Loreto, Los Cabos, Comondu and Mulege) of our Southern Baja state. They will be coordinated by Fonmar, the state’s fund for the protection of marine resources. Of the 53 tournaments, only 14 will allow catch of billfish and all include prizes for catch and release categories.
A new series of 53 fishing tourneys named “Fishing in the Five” will take place in the five municipalities (La Paz, Loreto, Los Cabos, Comondu and Mulege) of our Southern Baja state. They will be coordinated by Fonmar, the state’s fund for the protection of marine resources. Of the 53 tournaments, only 14 will allow catch of billfish and all include prizes for catch and release
On January 5, 2022, legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame recipient Sammy Hagar was honored to be named the first Los Cabos Ambassador of Tourism during an award ceremony presided over by secretary of tourism, economics, and sustainability in Baja California Sur, Maribel Collins, municipal president of Los Cabos Oscar Leggs Castro, senator of the Mexican Republic Lucia Trasvina and director of tourism Donna Jeffries.
Baja Bytes –January 4, 2022 Baja Bytes Podcasts Que Pasa Stars & Stripes Tournament is in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Happy New Year!! Don’t forget to register for the 25th Annual Stars & Stripes Tournament. Be sure to register early, as you will not want to miss this event!! The 24th Stars & Stripes CharityContinue reading “Rain from Border to Bahía Ascensión “
Merry Christmas from deep in the hinterlands of Baja Sur! The word “Epic” is overused in fly fishing, but this catch is epic in every way for Daniel Kim, who traveled from New York City for the opportunity to experience a winter grande from the beach. It’s as good as it gets!…Lance Peterson
Baja Bytes –December 21, 2021 Que Pasa The Reason for the Season I was fortunate enough today to join the Second Annual Buena Vista Drive. It’s a food and gift drive, and we get to deliver the goodies to remote families – I hope it’s as much fun for them as it is for us.Continue reading “A Baja Merry Christmas”