The Stars and Stripes Charity Tournament, one of the most unique and successful charity events honoring “It’s all about the Kids,” celebrated its 25th anniversary with nearly a thousand attendees from around the world. Participants traveled to Cabo to help raise funds for those less fortunate and enjoy the many things the area offers.
Over 50 teams participated in the two-day Sportfishing Tournament. It began with a spectacular parachute jump by U.S. Veteran and paraplegic Dana Bowman as he floated toward the beach with the flags of the United States and Mexico fluttering beneath his chute.
Quite a few fish were released in the 20 to 50-pound class. The beach off La Capilla is a hot spot, and Rincon Bay has been producing some big roosters. We are getting Tube Mackerel (Chili Willys), a deadly bait for the roosters!
Que Pasa A hundred girls and boys attended the First Children’s Sport Fishing Clinic given by the Secretariat of Fisheries and Aquaculture (Sepesca). The free training for minors from 7 to 13 years old was witnessed by dozens of parents, in the Plaza de la Ventana al Mar, on Saturday and Sunday, May 21st and 22nd.Continue reading “Over 100 Baja Kids Attend IGFA Passport Clinic”
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”
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.
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.
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”
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”