Hey everybody!! Today was a great week to be fishing here in Cabo. Not only is the Blue Marlin bite heating up, but the Dorado catches have been increasing, not only in number, but in size! We were also getting into some Yellowfin Tuna this week, which is ALWAYS a good thing! As I said in my last post, fishing has been kind of all over the place, and that was literal this week as we caught fish on the Cortez side from the 95 to 11.50 spot all the way to Gordo Banks. We also picked up most Yellowfin Tuna action between El Faro and San Jaime. Now some of you might think, so what – don’t really know where those are, well, here is a handy dandy lil’ map of the Cabo Fishing grounds!
Mark and Kerry Mation started the week off right on RumRunnin each releasing a Striped Marlin and boating 2 Yellowfin Tuna. Even our 1/2 day boat had some luck, James Burnett on Tantrum released 1 Striped Marlin and 3 Bonita and boated 3 Dorado. No casualties on Monday, which is always nice! Tuesday was pretty strong as well, except for one unfortunate boat, other than that, we had The first Blue Marlin of the week, a 320lb beast that was pulled in my the Cottenours on ReelRum, they also caught 4 Dorado and 3 Yellowfin, they definitely had the catch record of the day!! The Smith Crew along with the Fraziers had an awesome 2 days on the water catching 3 Sailfish, 2 Striped Marlin, 4 Dorado, 6 Bonita and some Yellowfin Tuna. WOW! They sent us tons of pics, sorry guys but the cutest pics were of little Caleb with his first ever Marlin & then his 1st Tuna. Check him out! Another significant catch was Dominic Liongi and his crew who caught 2 Mako Shark 3 Dorado and 6 Bonita. Jason Boudreaux and his crew also caught a 150 lb Mako and a few Dorado. Good thing they just made a ban on keeping shark THIS week. According to Conapesca, the fishing “police” here in Mex, no shark of any kind can be kept until After the 1st of August, or further notice. Too bad, because that Mako is some good eating!! The Assenzas were back fishing with us and again with Captain Omar. They came in towards the end of the week and as I told them how awesome the fishing had been, as soon as they got here it slowed just a bit. They picked up several Dorado during their weekend with RedRum, but none really large to speak of.
As I said, the weekend did slow down a bit, but we still had boats catching fish, mostly just one or 2 per boat. The Andrulis’s had a blast on SUnday with their one fish of the day, a nice Striped Marlin.
I hope this slow weekend is not a precursor to what next week looks like —- nahhhh, hope not 🙂
THanks for Reading,