3,000-Pound Blue Marlin Restored

Baja Bytes – April 5, 2022      Que Pasa In 1976 a commercial fishing boat out of Bora Bora caught a 3000-pound blue marlin that was weighed on a commercial truck scale as it was too big to weigh on a fish scale. The fish was 27-feet-long, and the Gray Taxidermy team recreated it and proudlyContinue reading “3,000-Pound Blue Marlin Restored”

Copa Baja California Dates Set

Stephen Jansen 7th Sierra Tournament
Remarkably, 402 anglers signed up for this popular event that had been missed because of COVID-19
It was a short early morning bite but some really quality fish were caught according to Jansen. Overall 62 sierras were brought to the scale.

Baja Village devastated by fire

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 Bottomfish Booming

   Que Pasa We did see a mix of yellow and red snapper, a few Almaco jacks, leopard grouper, white fish, triggerfish, and bonito. The highlight was a rare 57-pound black sea bass, legal in Mexico, not in California. However, they are not a very common catch locally. Inshore action was mainly for small-sized roosterfish,Continue reading “Baja Bottomfish Booming”

IGFA Announces 2022 Tommy Gifford Award Winners

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”

Stripers Dazzle Cabo Anglers

First, on the Finger Bank, boats and clients willing to go the distance could expect to release double-digit and, in some cases, triple-digit scores of striped marlin. In addition, day after day, some of the boats returned with blue (marlin) flags, along with red (release) flags, strung from top to bottom on the outriggers.

In 2021, Pisces Sportfishing boats had 6,407 billfish released for the ENTIRE year.

In the first three weeks of 2022, Pisces released 2,052 marlin … @pisces_sportfishing!! An incredible record-breaking start to this year!

Sammy Hagar named Cabo San Lucas Ambassador

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.