Thursday, September 24, 2020

Baja

Baja fishing category

Hotel Rancho Leonero, as always, remains an oasis

LOS BARRILES, Baja Sur, Mexico – John Ireland, owner of the fabled Hotel Rancho Leonero on Baja’s East Cape, knows what makes his special property work. The fishing is great – better than ever, actually – and the Ranch...

Big field, big bucks and speed counts for East Cape Dorado Shootout

BY MEGAN McDONELL EAST CAPE – Big fish, a big payoff and a larger-than-expected turnout marked the running of the annual East Cape Dorado Shootout Saturday at Hotel Palmas de Cortez. “We just opened up a few weeks ago, and we...

Baja Memories: Baja Norte’s magical fish camp

COMPILED BY PAT McDONELL Readers share their Baja experiences over the years, and they are not all about fishing! The second in a series of remembrances and adventures as Mexico continues its isolation efforts into mid-June at a minimum… So...

Baja Memories: They were biting well that day

COMPILED BY PAT McDONELL Readers share their experiences over the years, and they are not all about fishing! The first in a series of remembrances and adventures as Mexico continues its isolation efforts through at least May 30… So we...

Bluefin bonanza off Baja!

SAN DIEGO – Storms? What storms? They didn’t interrupt the bluefin bite down south off Baja, in fact, the grade improved with fish to 170 pounds meeting the gaff. The first big hit for numbers came last weekend, but the...
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Video: 376-pound mega cow aboard the El Pescador

The virtually untouched waters out of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico produce prodigious yellowfin tuna for the El Pescador. This one, a 376-pound mega cow, was tag-teamed by Janch Li and Mark Aikawa on February 23, 2020. Western Outdoor News has a...

Los Cabos Tuna Jackpot

Often copied, but never duplicated, Western Outdoor News/Los Cabos Tuna Jackpot Tournament celebrates its 21st-year kick off Nov. 6 with the “Fish Hard, Party Harder” motto that has highlighted the spirit of the event from the very beginning still...

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Chase after cow tuna on WON’s Apollo charter, Feb. 25-March 1

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico – Is hunting cow yellowfin on your wishlist? There’s no easier, more convenient way to do it than to jump aboard WON’s Feb. 25-March 1 3.5-day charter aboard the Apollo out of Puerto Vallarta. This year’s...

Long range: Longer fall trips on the docket

Ridge high spots produce good catches of wahoo, yellowfin, yellowtail, and dorado BY GUNDY GUNDERSON SAN DIEGO — The long range fleet embarked on a stretch of longer fall trips finding good mixed-bag fishing mostly on the high spots that make...

Tips for taking more corbina

Small things are large matters when pursuing this wily gamefish BY GUNDY GUNDERSON Corbina is rarely a fish that you catch one after the other. It is a fish where most bites are earned. Earned through execution, diligence, patience and persistence....