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”
275-pound Yellowfin Tuna and 700-pound Blue Marlin were caught fewer than two weeks apart by the same boat and crew!
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!
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”
Baja Bytes –December 14, 2021 The fishing is excellent in Baja! There isn’t a report on a specific location as being the best as too many places were finding fish over the last month. Being light and energetic, I’ve been fortunate to fish in areas where no other boats or people had been for days. Continue reading “Baja wahoo and Tuna as Christmas Looms”