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A big boy! From Orofino, Idaho, Mindy Pollock came to enjoy some spring break from her school-teaching and helps captaiin Pancho and husband Mick hold up a tuna estimated at 120 pounds they took near Cerralvo Island. Mick tells me they fought the fish for about 2 long hours!

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World Record? Our super amigo, Ron Brown, from Wrangell, Alaska fishes with us usually twice a year. He caught this massive barred pargo off Espirito Santo Island. He sent me the photo and I showed it to several friends including several IGFA reps. They all said the fish looked larger than the current IGFA barred pargo of 29 pounds. When I asked Rod what he did with the fish he said he gave it to Captain Boli. When I asked our Captain Boli about the fish, he said, “It was delicious!”

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This is what I’m talking about! Jeff Brown from Minnesota got several of these slug yellowtail fishing with Captain Boli north of La Paz. Several others were also lost.

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Yes, wahoo biting off Las Arenas! Mike White with a pair of the speedy fish posing on the beach at Bahia de los Muertos.

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La Paz is called the “Roosterfish Capital of the World” for good reason. Check out this fish estimated at over 60 pounds with Captain Boli and Jeff Brown. We had several large fish caught and released this week.

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Two of the best fishermen I know and good friends from San Diego, Mitch Chavira and Charlie “Stix” McGee caught and released this paid of nice roosters near Espirito Santo Island.

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Great eating, trophy cabrilla for Charlie McGee. Inshore fishing for cabrilla and pargo were excellent this past week.

 

 

WHAT A DIFFERENCE A WEEK MAKES! WOW!

La Paz – Las Arenas Fishing Report for Week of March 22-29, 2015

We had a mixed bag this past week.  The bad days were so-so, but the GOOD days produced some really solid rocking fishing.  Both our La Paz AND Las Arenas fleet got into some quality fish…maybe not quantity…but the quality of some of the fish really made it.  With air temps into the high 80’s and low 90’s, conditions were mostly good.  Co-incidentally, the days when the wind blew are the days when fishing took a powder!

So, the better the weather…the better the fishing.  And, like I said, the good fishing was pretty darned good!

For our Las Arenas fleet, inshore the mix produced some pargo, cabrilla, bonito and sierra.  But, the big news were the roosters that started to show up with some fish going 30-40 pounds (almost all fish released).  But, we also had a good showing at Cerralvo Island of some of the fatter yellowtail as well.  Even more exciting was the fast yellowfin tuna that came breezing through!

For our La Paz fleet, that’s where the bigger bad boys started to bend some rods finally.  There were some slow days, but the good days produced some slug yellowtail; larger grades of cabrilla and big-time pargo mulatto; plus around Espirito Santo Island, the kind of 30-70 pound rooster fish the La Paz area is known for.  There were even some marlin hook-ups.  Live bait was the ticket, but on the yellowtail for those guys who know how to fish the iron, it was a bonus!  Reportedly, there are some yellowtail just inside of La Paz Bay which would mean there are fish less than 5 minutes off the beach. We’ll have to keep an eye on that.

FINISH WITH A BANG AND NOW TIME TO HEAD HOME!

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We finished our 3 months on the road with a blast of a show at the Fred Hall Fishing Show at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in San Diego.  Oh my…so many amigos stopping by and it was like a massive fiesta at the Tailhunter Booth.  And now it’s time to pack it up head home and let’s get the season rolling!  Let’s fishing!

However, before we do that, Jilly and I just wanted to extend a massive MUCHAS GRACIAS to all of you who made us so welcome along the way and all the great shows.  From fellow-vendors to visiting amigos and family, you’re the best.  As we moved from week to week and from show to show in Sacramento…Denver…Seattle…Portland…Phoenix…Yakima…Long Beach…Salt Lake City and San Diego, it could not have been better and we thank you for all the smiles and laughs.  Tailhunter has the most awesome tribal members and the time went way too fast.  We’re blessed and God bless all of you.   We’ll see you in La Paz!

That’s our story!

Jonathan and Jilly

Jonathan Roldan’s

Tailhunter International

Website: 

http://www.tailhunter-international.com

Mexico Office: Tailhunter International, 755 Paseo Obregon, La Paz, Baja Sur, Mexico

U.S. Mailing Address:  Tailhunter International, 8030 La Mesa Blvd. #178, La Mesa CA  91942

Phones:

from USA : 626-638-3383

from Mexico: 044-612-14-17863

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Tailhunter Weekly Fishing Report:  http://fishreport.jonathanroldan.com/

Tailhunter YouTube Videoshttp://www.youtube.com/user/pangapirate

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Yes! There’s some trophy pelagic species already here. Take a look…a 25 pound wahoo and some nice cabrilla! I wish I had more photos this week, but a number of nice fish were lost this week plus there just weren’t alot of photos!

 

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Some good inshore fishing this week with varying sizes and species like these delicious snapper an cabrilla from Ian Arreola.

 

 

COLD WATER – WARM WATER SPECIES PRODUCE VARIETY

La Paz – Las Arenas Fishing Report for Week of March 16-22, 2015

Conditions seem to be changing very quickly here in our area.  It’s the only explanation why we’re getting such a crazy variety of fish at the moment.  Not only are we getting our cold water/ winter species, but some warmer water/ pelagic species are also showing up.

The areas seem to differ, but there’s a pretty interesting mix of fish.

Around Cerralvo Island and with our Tailhunter Las Arenas fleet, we’re getting the usual species like pargo up to about 10 pounds; cabrilla (Mexican sea bass) to about 6 pounds; bonito, sierra, jack crevalle and smaller amberjack. However, we’re also getting rooster fish, school-sized dorado to about 10 pounds and we even got a 40-pound tuna this week off the island.  We also hooked marlin and wahoo this week but they broke off.

North of La Paz in the areas around Espirito Santo Island and the high spots, we finally seem to have found some decent spots of yellowtail that are willing to bite on the larger baits as well as on the iron.  There’s a few dorado around as well.

GREY WHALES AT LOPEZ MATEOS – WHALESHARKS IN LA PAZ BAY

Check out this great video.  (Gracias to our amigo, Jorge Romero)

It’s late in the season, but we’re still seeing the big grey whales at Lopez Mateos at the north end of Bahia Magdalena.  Normally, they’re gone by now but, in what seems like  a record-breaking whale season, the daily tours we’re running there are still seeing a pretty decent number of moms and babies.  Not sure how much longer they will be around, but we’ve surely enjoyed them.

Inside La Paz Bay, the juevnile whale sharks have been hanging out as well and seem to be increasing in number.  As many as a dozen “babies” have been seen by our snorkelers.  These “babies” have been 10-20 feet long!

LAST SHOW OF THE SEASON THEN HOME TO LA PAZ!

See you in La Paz!

What a road tour it has been! Sacramento…Denver…Puyallup (Seattle)…Portland…Yakima…Phoenix…Long Beach…Boise…Salt Lake City…thanks to everyone who has given us such a great time along the way. You all rock! And now, here we are in San Diego. Gonna go out with a bang! Then, back to La Paz and let’s get to some FISHING!

After 3 months on the road, we’re going out with a bang at one of our favorite shows!  Starting on Thursday and  going through Sunday (March 26-29th), we’ll be at the Fred Hall Fishing and Boating Show in San Diego at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.   It’s always a great show and San Diego is hometown to Jilly so we see a ton of our friends!  Come by and say hi and let’s talk about getting you down for your 2015 La Paz fishing adventure!  See you soon!

That’s our story!

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Jonathan Roldan’s

Tailhunter International

Website: 

www.tailhunter-international.com

Mexico Office: Tailhunter International, 755 Paseo Obregon, La Paz, Baja Sur, Mexico

U.S. Mailing Address:  Tailhunter International, 8030 La Mesa Blvd. #178, La Mesa CA  91942

Phones:

from USA : 626-638-3383

from Mexico: 044-612-14-17863

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Tailhunter Weekly Fishing Report:  http://fishreport.jonathanroldan.com/

Tailhunter YouTube Videoshttp://www.youtube.com/user/pangapirate

“When your life finally flashes before your eyes, you will have only moments to regret all the things in life you never had the courage to try.”

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This is some GOOD fish! Some of the best eating rockfish from our area and typical of winter fishing. Nice snapper and good-sized cabrilla (Mexican seabass) with Captain Jorge from our Tailhunter Fleet, and our good amigos, Marianne Sugawara and Jeff Sakuda at Bahia de los Muertos.

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Changing conditions and warming waters bring in the blue water species and it looks like they’re here early. Butch Tropez and Captain Adolfo with our first official striped marlin of the season taken just offshore. The marlin was not able to be released.

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Jeff Sakuda makes several trips a year to La Paz and knows how to fish our waters. He fished several days this week and got this nice snapper and cabrilla among other species!

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The best indication that warmer waters are moving in are the showing of dorado (mahi mahi) in our waters. Butch Tropez with a double handful of schoolie-sized dorado at Bahia de Los Muertos.

 

 

GOOD CONDITIONS BUT CHANGING FISHERY SHOWS VARIETY!

La Paz – Las Arenas Fishing Report for Week of March 9-15, 2015

Quite a mix of fish this week.  Lately, these days, it’s like a box of cracker jack.  You just don’t know what the prize will be when you empty it out.  Same with fishing.  There’s just no telling what you’ll be catching either.  One day, it’s a mix of inshore rock fish.  Next day, the rock fish don’t bite, but rooster fish show up.  The next day, it’s some pelagic species.

That’s what it was like this week.  There was no predicting what might turn up for our fishermen.

On day it was cabrilla (sea bass and bonito).  Another day, neither the bonito or cabrilla would bite and instead pargo bit in the rocks and they got some rooster fish along the beach.  The following day, when the rock fish wouldn’t bite, venturing a bit outside a tad and our guys got marlin and dorado!

I wish there was a little more predictability, but we seem to be in a transition time when there’s warm and cold water species mixing it up a bit as the waters move away from winter to more spring-like conditions.  I think we’ll continue to see a wide variety of species for awhile.  We do have reports of yellowtail (finally) north of La Paz by commercial guys and good amounts of bait.  Wind can still be an issue but with each week, week should be diminishing.

STILL LOTS OF WHALES IN MAG BAY FOR RECORD SETTING YEAR!

On other lines, we do have alot of folks in town going whale watching at Magdalena Bay where the grey whales seem to be having a record year and the whale watching is off-the-charts.  Check out the video.  The past season has been a great opportunity for folks to really get right up close to these amazing animals.   Closer to town and right in La Paz Bay, more than a 3 dozen juvenile whale sharks have been in the shallow waters and alot of the tourists and locals alike have been swimming with them.

THANKS SALT LAKE CITY!  LET’S WRAP IT UP IN SAN DIEGO!

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Let’s get the party rolling! Jilly with Johnny and Kathy Terbu and family and friends all visiting us at our booth this week at the Salt Lake City ISE show and celebrating that they are all coming to visit us again in September in La Paz! Hoist ‘em up!

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Congratulations to Tom and Missy from Salt Lake City who won a radio contest on FM 97.1 and won themselves a free fishing trip to La Paz courtesy of the International Sportsmens Expo and Tailhunter Sportfishing! Looking forward to their visit in August!

We want to give a big shout-out to all our friends and amigos in Salt Lake City who showed us all the hospitality and came to see us in our booth at the ISE show at the Southe Towne Expo Center.  As always, it was alot of fun and for all of you that signed up for trips to La Paz to come visit us, we’re gonna have some fun!

This was our 9th show in 2 1/2 months on our Tailhunter Road Tour and we’re winding it up with our homecoming bash at the Fred Hall Fishing and Boating Show in San Diego at the Del Mar Fairgrounds March 26-29th.  This is ALWAYS a fun show right next to the beach and it’s a big party for 4 days!  Come see us and let’s chat about setting up your 2015 La Paz Fishing Adventure!  Here’s more details for the show and how to get advance tickets:

http://www.fredhall.com/pages/san_diego/sdticketInfo.php

We’ll see you there!

That’s our story!

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Jonathan and Jilly

Jonathan Roldan’s

Tailhunter International

Website: 

www.tailhunter-international.com

Mexico Office: Tailhunter International, 755 Paseo Obregon, La Paz, Baja Sur, Mexico

U.S. Mailing Address:  Tailhunter International, 8030 La Mesa Blvd. #178, La Mesa CA  91942

Phones:

from USA : 626-638-3383

from Mexico: 044-612-14-17863

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Tailhunter Weekly Fishing Report:  http://fishreport.jonathanroldan.com/

Tailhunter YouTube Videoshttp://www.youtube.com/user/pangapirate

“When your life finally flashes before your eyes, you will have only moments to regret all the things in life you never had the courage to try.”

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Tal Nazani from San Clemente CA got one of the prized wahoo this week!

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Quite a buffet for John and Joe Vondrak and Vic Carlso with dorado, yellowtail and bonito.

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Our own Captain Gerardo shows up a yellowtail caught from Bahia de Los Muertos.

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Phil rocks the pose with a couple of really nice Mexican cabrilla (seabass).

 

VARIETY OF SPECIES TOPPED BY WAHOO

La Paz – Las Arenas Fishing Report for Week of March 1-8, 2015

It wasn’t a great week of fishing.  It wasn’t bad either.  It had it’s moments.  It just kinda depended where you were fishing and what day you happened to pick to fish.

There weren’t alot of fishermen this past week, and there weren’t alot of fish.  But on the better days, there was some incredible variety.  Very surprising for this time of the year that we normally call off-season.   But, it’s kind of typical as well.  Perhaps it was a combination of variables.  I usually don’t put alot of stock in the full moon thing, but we did have a big moon.  Maybe not much in-and-of-itself, but there were also some windy days as well and checking water temperatures, there were some big patches of cooler water around.  So, maybe it was a combination.

However, as I said, this week had it’s moments!

There were some nice ones.  Probably the most exciting was the showing of wahoo off Cerrlavo Island.  Pretty early in the year to be sticking the speedy ‘hoo!  We got few but also lost a few.

Plus, we finally put some yellowtail in the boats as well as a few dorado.  Mix that in with some pargo, cabrilla and even some rooster fish and a bunch of bonito and there was some OK action to be had.

THANKS TO LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA and BOISE, IDAHO!  NOW to SALT LAKE CITY ISE SHOW!

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Our shows in Long Beach at the Convention Center for the Fred Hall Fishing Show and at the Idaho Sportsmans Show were off-the-hook, with lots of friends coming to visit us…share some laughs…and talk about coming to fish with us in La Paz!

For the past two weeks, Jill and I have been forced to split up our tour schedule because of the crazy show calendar.  I did the Phoenix Show and she went to Yakima WA.   This past week, Jilly held the fort in the booth at the great Boise, Idaho Sportsmans Show.  I covered us at the Long Beach Convention Center for the 69th Annual Fred Hall Fishing Show.

What a time we had!  We can’t thank everyone enough for all the great time and all the amigos who came to visit us.  Personally, I want to give a big shout-out to everyone who also came by to wish me a happy birthday and also for all the thoughtful gifts and food.  Wow!  Just incredible.  And for everyone who looked in on Jilly in Boise and helped her out we are especially grateful.  We booked lots of fishing trip reservations for the season and we’re looking forward to seeing so many of you again later in the season down in La Paz.   For all the rest of you, let us know what we can do to assist you with coming to see us!

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Here we come Salt Lake City at the Expo Center in Sandy! We always have a great time visiting with our amigos!

 We’ll after almost 3 months on the road, we’re finally coming near the end, but not quite yet!  Jill and I will be together again instead of doing shows separately.  Next stop, Salt Lake City at the ISE show at the Sandy Expo Center.  The show will be Thursday to Sunday and always promises a great time and we have so many of our amigos in the area.  Come see us and let’s talk about visiting us in La Paz this year.   Here’s details and how to get advance online tickets: http://www.sportsexpos.com/attend/2015/saltlakecity/

We’ll see you this week!

That’s our story!

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Jonathan and Jilly Roldan

Jonathan Roldan’s

Tailhunter International

Website: 

www.tailhunter-international.com

Mexico Office: Tailhunter International, 755 Paseo Obregon, La Paz, Baja Sur, Mexico

U.S. Mailing Address:  Tailhunter International, 8030 La Mesa Blvd. #178, La Mesa CA  91942

Phones:

from USA : 626-638-3383

from Mexico: 044-612-14-17863

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Tailhunter Weekly Fishing Report:  http://fishreport.jonathanroldan.com/

Tailhunter YouTube Videoshttp://www.youtube.com/user/pangapirate

“When your life finally flashes before your eyes, you will have only moments to regret all the things in life you never had the courage to try.”

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Captain Archangel shows off one of the nice roosterfish like the ones we got this week. We just didn’t have alot of photos to put in the report since everyone releases their roosterfish! (Which we encourage!) A good week for roosters a little earlier than normal for the year.

CHECK OUT THESE GREAT VIDEOS FROM JORGE ROMERO OUR WHALES GUIDE WITH OUR CLIENTS!

ROOSTERFISH –  PARGO and WHALES HIGHLIGHT WEEK

La Paz – Las Arenas Fishing Report for Week of Feb. 22-March 1, 2015

There just weren’t that many fishermen in town this week.  Most folks in town this time of year are snow-birds just trying to get away from the colder areas they live in.  Or as one visitor told me this week, “We give up.  We live on the east coast and could not stand one more snowstorm.  We went as far as we could go as long as we had sunshine.”

It was surely a good week to be in town.  Temperatures were in the 80’s although there were some afternoon clouds that dropped some quick showers up in the mountains.  Pretty pleasant overall.   And not much wind which was pretty good for fishing…if we had more fishermen!  But, it’s to be expected during the off-season when we’ve always got the potential for some strong northern winds that can bounce you off the water.

But, for the few fishermen we had, there was some decent inshore fishing.  The highlights were the pargo and rooster fish.   We don’t have alot of photos this week because…well, most of the rooster fish are released (yay), but there were some nice 10-20 pound fish.  Close in tight to Bahia de Los Muertos and south towards Boca de Alamo.

The other fish that came up nice were the pargo.  But, we don’t have alot of photos of them either this week because…well, the fish bite, but if you have ever fished for pargo, you also know how tough they can be pulling these sluggers out’ve the rocks.  Probably not a tougher fish out there and this time of year is when the big redfish come up into the shallows to spawn.   We “estimate” that the fish that were lost would’ve been in the 10-30 pound range.

Other species included bonito, sierra and cabrilla (sea bass).

WHALES

Although we didn’t have alot of fishermen, we DID have some great whale watching and that’s what alot of folks come to La Paz for this time of the year.

We’re having a spectacular year with an abundance of grey whales in Bahia Magdalena and daily trips headed out and lots of whales this year.  Normally, they’re gone by mid-March but show no signs so far, of leaving in any hurry!   It’s been a great opportunity to literally get close to the whales and touch them.

WHALE SHARKS

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How about swimming with an animal the size of a school bus?

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Thanks to Kody and Rick Kasper for these great photos and this week’s great video of Kody underwater.

There have also been some great opportunities right in the bay to swim with the whalesharks.  The “babies” which are about 10-15 feet long are in shallow water but an incredible experience to get in the water with anywhere from one to more than a dozen whalesharks in shallow water.

FRED HALL FISHING SHOW – Wednesday to Sunday

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There’s nothing like this show if you’re into fishing!

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They line up early and long to get into the show looking for deals!

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Only part of a skyview of the main hall and the packed aisles in the Long Beach Convention Center!

This is it!  This is the BIG ONE of the YEAR!  We’ve been on the road now for 2 months and had some spectacular shows in Sacramento…Denver…Puyallup (Seattle)…Portland…Phoenix and Yakima.  And now…we’re splitting up again!

I’ll be at the Long Beach Convention Center for the Fred Hall Fishing and Outdoor Show from Wednesday to Sunday.  This is the 69th year for this show and it’s always packed with great gear, trips and lots of amigos!  It’s the big party!

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Our Tailhunter Booth…often a gathering spots for our other amigos in the fishing business. Just some of our “fishing brothers” waiting to see you this week in Long Beach!

BOISE IDAHO SPORTSMANS SHOW- Thursday to Sunday

Regretfully, Jill and I have to split up this week.  She’ll be at the Boise Fairgrounds from Thursday to Sunday.  Another great show and we hate splitting up.  Jill really wants to be with me in Long Beach and I’m sure going to miss being with her and not seeing our friends in Idaho.  But, it’s a way great super show!  Come see Jilly!

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Jill will be in the booth at the Boise Fairgrounds and has all the info you need to set up your 2015 Fishing Adventure in La Paz with Tailhunter Sportfishing!

 STILL SPOTS FOR 2015 PANGA SLAM

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Dave and Michelle Conklin from Washington got some nice dorado at last year’s Panga Slam

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BEACH LINEUP of DORADO at last year’s Panga Slam!

Still some spots available.  Dates are June 16-21 and is gonna be a blast with 3 days fishing / hotel/ several great parties and dinners and a big island snorkel party as well.  All this personally hosted by Jill and myself and Executive Editor Pat McDonell from Western Outdoor News.  It promises to be another great time.  For more information, contact us here at Tailhunter at riplipboy@tailhunter-international.com or call 626-638-3383.

That’s our story!

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Jonathan Roldan’s

Tailhunter International

Website: 

http://www.tailhunter-international.com

Mexico Office: Tailhunter International, 755 Paseo Obregon, La Paz, Baja Sur, Mexico

U.S. Mailing Address:  Tailhunter International, 8030 La Mesa Blvd. #178, La Mesa CA  91942

Phones:

from USA : 626-638-3383

from Mexico: 044-612-14-17863

.

Tailhunter Weekly Fishing Report:  http://fishreport.jonathanroldan.com/

Tailhunter YouTube Videoshttp://www.youtube.com/user/pangapirate

“When your life finally flashes before your eyes, you will have only moments to regret all the things in life you never had the courage to try.”

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There’s a variety of fish that came up this week. Red snapper…yellowtail…sierra…and yes triggerfish. All great eating fish.

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Our whaelwatching tours are in full swing and the whales are being incredibly cooperative! Kevin Kennedy and his group got the full experience in the calm waters of Mag Bay. Not sure how much longer these amazing animals will be here, but normally, they’re around until mid-March or so! Contact us and we’ll set you up!

 

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We say good-bye to a fantastic La Paz Carnaval . Many watched the parades from our Tailhunter Restaurant and had a great time.

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Great costumes and floats!

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Amy, Nicole and Kody Kasper enjoying one of Carnval parades in front of our Taihunter Restaurant on the malecon waterfront.

OK WEATHER GOES WITH OK FISHING!

La Paz – Las Arenas Fishing Report for Week of Feb. 15-22, 2015 

Good week for weather and fishing this past week…relatively speaking!  I mean, it’s still winter so there were some breezy days, but compared to other weeks, the conditions were much more fishable and given that many of the folks in town are snow birds just wanting to get warm  (especially those trying to thaw out from the east coast of the U.S, not too many folks are complaining about 83 degree days.

The fishing was predictable.  With good weather, we’re able to get into more species and more variety to the fishing as well.

Among the larger species, some yellowtail popped up off Cerralvo Island including some nicer grades of fish in the 20-30 pound class.  Some nice horses.  Bait hasn’t been good as far as the mackerel are concerned which is what the yellows really charge, but using iron and heavier jigs (of course losing stuff in the rocks), scrambled egg and blue/white patterns produced fish.  Also slow trolling mackerel-patterned crank baits like the bigger Rapala xRap 20’s and Yo-Zuri’s in blue and grey got hits as well.

Also, given it’s only February, I was nicely surprised by the rooster fish we got this week.  Nothing big but fun-sized 5-10 pounders are great on light tackle, especially so close to shore.  Normally, we tend to see these fish about a month later.

Same with the dorado.  Again, nothing gigantic, but good-sating sized 6-12 pound “doraditos” again made for some good light tackle action.  Just like the roosters, I wouldn’t expect the mahi to be in so early in the year.

More typical were the other species we caught. Especially, the inshore types.  This included snapper and pargo, some decent 10-pound cabrilla and sierra along some of the beach drop offs.

The coming week’s weather is looking pretty good so hopefully better fishing reports next week.  Truthfully, this time of the year, there aren’t that many fishermen in town, but everyone is hooking up and getting good variety.

WHAT A WEEK ON THE ROAD!

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Jilly is all smiles in the Yakima booth!

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Once again…had a BLAST rocking the booth in the Phoenix University Football Stadium. Hard to believe the Super Bowl was played there two weeks ago!

Due to scheduling, Jill and I split up this week on our Tailhunter show tour.  Jill went up to Yakima, Washington for the Central Washington Sportsmans Show.  I was further south at the International Sportsman Show in Phoenix.  We both had a great week and it was great seeing so many new and old amigos!  Thanks to everyone for coming and visiting us and for those of you who booked trips to come see us this year in La Paz, we’re looking forward to seeing you again later this year!

We now move off to Southern California to set up for the massive Long Beach Fred Hall Fishing and Hunting Show at the Long Beach Convention Center  March 4-8.  Once again, we split up!  Jill goes north to the Idaho Sportman’s Show at the fairgrounds in Boise, Idaho!  If you’re going to be anywhere near these venues come out to see us and say hi!

That’s our story.  Have a great week!

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Jonathan and Jill

Jonathan Roldan’s

Tailhunter International

Website: 

http://www.tailhunter-international.com

Mexico Office: Tailhunter International, 755 Paseo Obregon, La Paz, Baja Sur, Mexico

U.S. Mailing Address:  Tailhunter International, 8030 La Mesa Blvd. #178, La Mesa CA  91942

Phones:

from USA : 626-638-3383

from Mexico: 044-612-14-17863

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“When your life finally flashes before your eyes, you will have only moments to regret all the things in life you never had the courage to try.”

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From Napa and only time for one day of fishing, here’s NIck Clark and his girlfriend Jackie. I was a bit worried because of prediciions of wind and rain, but they did OK…several roosters released…a wahoo lost…two small dorado…some bonito….a red pargo and a cabrilla! Not too bad at all!  It’s hard to tell, but if you look closely at Jackie’s left hand…NICK got the best catch of all…HE ASKED JACKIE TO MARRY HIM!  Apparently, she said YES!!! 

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Using yo-yo iron, commercial guys around Cerralvo Island are hooking some nice 20 pound class yellowtail. Hopefully, this week we can get some of our sports anglers on the fish. Thanks to Hawk for the photo!

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Amy Casper from Wyoming and Doc Finn from New York have visitors!

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Looks like Amy got a big smile from this big grey whale on one of our Tailhunter whalewatching trips!



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LA PAZ CARNAVAL 2015 is in full -swing this week! Everyone is out partying on the waterfront with lots of parades, floats, dancing, concerts, food and fun! Carnaval goes until FAT TUESDAY Feb. 17th. Great time to be in town.


FISHING MIXED BUT LOTS GOING ON IN LA PAZ!

La Paz – Las Arenas Fishing Report for Week of Feb. 8-15, 2015

Relatively speaking…Not much to report this week.  We had a bit of wind which is characteristic of this time of year.  Also, there’s more folks in town for whale watching and the big week-long Carnavale than for fishing so everyone was having fun, nevertheless.

The folks that did go out, many were first-timers just looking for some sunshine and a day out on the water regardless of action so, in cases like that, best to keep close and have some fun and catch fish.  The results were enjoyably predictable with cabrilla and bonito up to about 5 pounds.  Good action on some schools of tough jack crevalle up to about 10 pounds.  Some pargo including some larger ones busted off in the rocks plus sierra along the beaches.  All great eating fish.

But, not to be discouraged, we did have two wahoo come off and several roosterfish were released so there’s alot of variety in the water and decent action!

The tuna bite we were hoping for, never really materialized although the commercial guys say there’s some fast-movers running with the dolphin schools outside Cerralvo Island or momentarily popping up at the drop-offs in deeper water then heading back down before anyone can get to them.   Encouragingly, more yellowtail are showing up on the commercial boats using heavier iron as not much bait is around.  But those guys go out no matter the conditions and it’s often a bit too rough to put first-timers out there and make the run on a sketchy bite.  This week, we’ve got some better experienced anglers coming out so hopefully some better results on the more quality fish.

The whale watching is really where everyone is these past few weeks.  The whales over at Bahia Magdalena have been incredible. The folks we’ve been sending over have been having a kick getting up close to these amazing animals in the calm waters of the bay and the whales and the new calves have shown no hesitancy to come right up and check out the funny-looking creatures in the pangas that can’t stop laughing.

Also, this week since Feb. 12th and continuing to the 17th, La Paz has been in full-turbo CARNAVAL mode with the city in quite the party mood with parades, booths, lots of food, giant concerts and pretty much shutting down the whole waterfront area in a giant street fair every day and night.  Great time to be in town!

JONATHAN and JILL SPLIT UP!

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 Not really per se!  But our Tailhunter 2015 Road Tour hits a fork in the road!

Jilly and I have been on the road now since just after Christmas and have had some incredible shows in Sacramento, Denver, Puyallup (Seattle), and most recently in Portland at all the big fishing and hunting shows telling folks about fishing with us in La Paz.  What an amazing time we’re having and the bookings have been off-the-charts and it’s so great to see so many old friends along the trail!

Well, as the schedule would have it Jill and I have to split up this week.   Jill heads for the show in YAKIMA, WASHINGTON at the SUN DOME there at the Yakima Fairgrounds.

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Jonathan goes to the other big show in PHOENIX, ARIZONA at the UNIVERSITY of PHOENIX STADIUM where the NFL Cardinals play and we just had the SUPER BOWL!

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We hate to split up, but it’s the way the schedule worked out and we surely don’t want to miss either show and seeing our amigos in both locations.  So, if you’re anywhere in the area, come by and say hi and talk to us about coming to visit us this year and go fishing in La Paz!  Hope to see you this week!

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Website: www.tailhunter-international.com

U.S. Office: 8030 La Mesa, Suite #178, La Mesa CA  91942

Mexico Office: 755 Paseo Obregon, La Paz, Baja Sur, Mexico

Phones:

from USA : 626-638-3383

from Mexico: 044-612-14-17863

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Tailhunter Weekly Fishing Report:

http://fishreport.jonathanroldan.com/

Tailhunter YouTube Videos:

http://www.youtube.com/user/pangapirate

“When your life finally flashes before your eyes, you will have only moments to regret all the things in life you never had the courage to try.”

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