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Jc Sportfishing Cabo Fishing Report 12 August 2017

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Jc Sportfishing Weekly Fish Report.

As the Admiral Seas It

Fishing Report: 8/5/17 to 8/12/17

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Port Closes for 1 Day, Swells and Winds!

Marlin Bite Slows!

Our Bob Marlin 15 Football Size on Monday!

Tuesday More Tuna on All Boats!

Wednesday Bite Me: 6 Tuna and 1 Dorado!

Tuna and Dorado in Abundance All Week!

Water Temperature About 82 Degrees

Swordfish Around!

Roosters Past the Light House!

WEATHER: High winds and swells close port for 1 day but it has moved on through and everything back to normal. I don’t know to say t any better than this its just plain hot. Highs ladder 90,s with lows in the lower 80,s and the humidity is intense. I guess it is to be expected this time of year in Cabo but this is the hottest summer I have felt since I have been in Cabo. Most days are pretty clear with partial clouds and if you look toward the sierras you will see it is cloudy and looks like it has been raining. Well we have a little more than 2 more months of the really hot weather so were about half way through till October and we might get some relieve after the 15th .

WATER: Closer to shore is a bit cooler than offshore and according to Tembreak. Still the water is around 82 on pacific side and higher on the Sea of Cortez side. Go to to check out map.

TUNA: The Tuna fishing has slowed a bit but there is still good numbers of football size Tuna being caught inshore and up to 21 miles offshore. It seems as if the commercial Tuna boats have scattered the schools all over the place so most of the schools of fish aren’t to big. When you do find the schools it looks as if they have taken a pounding pretty hard from the commercial boys. I don’t know when Mexico is going to wake up and start protecting the sport fishing and all the tourist dollars that come into the area because of fishing. It seems no one is thinking of the long term affects this will have on the tourist and sport fishing industry. Not only that the sport fishing and tourist industry employee many, many families here in Los Cabos.

BILLFISH: This week remains just ok with the marlin bite down compared to last week. The fish are still around the horseshoe area and stretching up to San Jamie Banks with most fish being caught on lures, live bait and ballyhoo.

Most of the Marlin has been caught from the Light House to San Jamie 1 to 8 miles offshore. We reported last week lots of Blues in the 200lb to 300lbs range are being caught pretty consistently. The one thing I am seeing which is pretty sad is that a lot of the people are killing the small Blues and Sailfish and not releasing them. Do not allow the crews of your charter boat to talk you into killing these fish because what they do is sell the meat for very little and it is a huge conservational waste. They should be let go to see another day and another fisherman. Explain to the captain and crew before you leave the dock that you are not interested in killing any Marlin or Sailfish. This policy is going to be good for all of us for we can pass sport fishing on down to future generations who can enjoy and see what we have seen.

DORADO: The Dorado fishing is still been pretty good with most fish being caught more inshore about 1 to 3 miles offshore has been common but most fish are pretty small and they are being landed by using lures, and live bait.

INSHORE: The inshore action has been fair to good with some nice Roosters being landed in the 20lb to 30lbs range. Anglers report the best way to entice them is slow troll live bait. The Pangas have been doing not to bad on small Dorado and even some Sailfish landed close to shore.

WAHOO: Another week with some Wahoo report coming in and this is good as they are great to eat on the grill!! The Wahoo fishing is picking up and there has been some good reports of Wahoo being caught up to 60lbs. The Wahoo have been showing up pretty much in all areas and are hitting marlin lures, live bait and jet heads.

Author: Jc Sportfishing

Date: August 13 2017

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