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La Paz – Las Arenas/ Muertos Bay Fishing Report from Tailhunter Sportfishing for Week of May 28-June 4, 2017

MEXICAN MINUTE VIDEO WEEKLY FISHING REPORT

WEEK at a GLANCE (Rating 1-10)

Weather – 7  (Mid to high 80’s and sunny but can be very gusty)

Fishing – 6 (Some BIG fish out there!)

Catching – 4 (There’s some BIG fish out there…and we’re losing them!)

Bait – 4 (Work to get mackeral at Las Arenas / Better for La Paz)

Flyfishing Condition – 2 (winds + no bait to chum)

My Optimism – 6 (Getting better as these winds diminish)

THE BIG PICTURE FISHING REPORT 

What a great shot! John Frederick just had a nice rooster on the flyrod, but hooked this one on bait and posed it for a great photo! Poster quality shot! John’s first time with us!  John released the fish.

Triple shot of wahoo with Captain Victor with Mike and Chris Wilbur from Kansas. WOW!

Happy guy, Taylor Westberg’s first rooster is a slug! Right off the lighthouse at Las Arenas! Taylor is from Copperopolis CA and visted us for the first time.  Taylor released the fish.

Her first dorado! San Diego in the house with Toni Hayden. She said it was “delicious!” Caught north of La Paz by the island!

Finally checked off his bucket list, Mark Jacklin hefts up a nice roosterfish and a big smile. Mark came to visit us from Oregon.  Mark released the fish to fight another day.

Taylor Westberg helps grandpa Rick with his biggest dorado. It’a a nice bull from the Las Cruces area.

Bob Lederer, from Massachusetts, has been fishing with us over 10 years and loves fishing with Captain Jorge who helped him hold up another big roosterfish.  The guys let the fish go.  Bravo!

Stacy Florence from Kansas with the right kind! Good wahoo for our amigo on the beach at Bahia de los Muertos.

Captain Gerardo helps out our best amigo Glen Oclassen who has been fishing this area for decades and put the bend on another nice roosterfish!  They released the fish.

Colton Atkinson had himself a memorable week visiting us for the first time including this colorful dorado!

One of the best eating fish around is the pompano and Robbie Shields got a couple of these big jacks!

Our San Diego amigos, John Stone and Jeff Correria with a pair of bulls with our Tailhunter La Paz fleet.

Robbie Shields and Captain Gerardo hoist a thick heavy roosterfish.  The rooster was released.

Colton Aktinson with his first roosterfish. Punta Perrico in the background.  He released the fish.

Captain Adolfo with a fresh wahoo taken by Chris Jolly from Kansas on his first trip with us.

Some huge jack crevalle this week! Jeff Correria has a fat one. Tough fighters!

New Jersey, Matt Lederer, has a pretty rooster. Cerralvo Island in the background.  Fish was released.

Happy Birthday, Riley Florence with his dad, Adam and Captain Pancho finally got a wahoo after 4 days on his last day!

Carson and Colton Atkinson with some fine eating dorado and triggerfish. They also released a roosterfish as well.

Dave Sundgren tries to hold up his big rooster for a proper photos so he can release it! These fish are HEAVY! Especially after you’ve been battling them!

On a roll! Captain Gerardo and Darrell Blasi with Darrell’s roosterfish just prior to releasing it! Notice how close the beach is!

That’s alot of meat! Chris Jolly and Dave Sundgren with a mess of triggerfish and a wahoo for the frosting!

Captain Gerardo was on fire this week! Two more wahoo!

Carson Atkinson with dad, Dave, and two doubles of dorado!

I just had to post this! Rick Westberg and Captain Pancho with a beast of a needlefish!

FISHING SO-SO BUT GREAT FOR WAHOO and BIG ROOSTERFISH

La Paz – Las Arenas/ Muertos Bay Fishing Report for Week of May 28-June, 4, 2017

Well, those winds came back on us again this week and didn’t help things.  Fishing wasn’t great, but it was surely GOOD for some fish!  Notably, two exotic trophy fish really lit it up for us, namely big rooster fish again and wahoo saved our week with some hefty fish; big battles; lost fish and some great excitement.  The thing with this kind of fishing is that, it’s home run fishing.  You get a big fish and you get one or two if you’re lucky but if you miss your fish or it’s just not your day, then there’s not much else.  Big or go home.  Trophys or trash.  Late in the week, dorado showed up for our La Paz Fleet and that helped out a lot!

TAILHUNTER LAS ARENAS FLEET

As mentioned, above some of the pesky winds came back on us again.  Still fishable mostly, but winds hampered the ability to get bait.  Just the way it is.  The fishing counts directly reflected that.
Early in the week, the wahoo were hitting.  These were nice 20-50 pound speedsters.  Some days almost every one of our pangas had a shot and there were some really big fish too that were regretfully lost.  Often, to no fault of the angler.  These are just big powerful fish with sharp teeth and it’s heartbreaking to lose a big fish but that’s part of the sport and especially with these prized wahoo.  I think we probably lost 60% of all the hookups and like I wrote earlier, that might be your only shot of the day.  There wasn’t much else.  However, the fish we did get were beauties.
Later in the week the wahoo bite tapered. The captains told me there were a lot of spear fishermen on the wahoo spots and that pretty much killed the bite.
Fortunately, the big roosters came back and we had a nice great of 25-60 pound fish.  I think one day we had 9 big roosters boated among our Tailhunter Fleet.  For lots of the anglers, it was their first rooster or biggest personal best fish so a good thrill.
Not much else except some bonito, cabrilla, a few pompano and snapper.  Big fish or nothing.  Still no sardines for small baits.  Still not very good for fly fishing.

TAILHUNTER LA PAZ FLEET

It was erratic.  When fishing was good for our Las Arenas fleet, it was slacking for our La Paz fleet and vice versa.  And it all had to do with the winds.  If the winds were blowing, it made it tough.  Winter continues to linger!
Inshore, it was lots of big triggerfish and a number of bigger cargo and cabrilla lost in the rocks.
However later in the week, we had some decent numbers of 10-25 pound dorado come around.  Some larger fish lost, but it was nice to see better numbers and a better grade of mahi-mahi finally appear.

PACK FOR A PURPOSE SHOUT OUT

This is Shawn Westberg’s gang of merry men making faces at the camera with Jill after bringing about 6 ice chests full of school supplies, sporting goods, clothes, hygiene items and more for our “Pack for a Purpose” program.

Mike Kelly and Barry Wood have been our friends for years. They also brought down a bunch of stuff for the kids…but I accidentally deleted the photo!!! Thanks guys! You’re the best!

Quick shout out to our amigos who brought stuff for our charities!  The items this week went to the Women’s Shelter, the orphanage in Los Planes and will also go to some of the outlying neighborhoods of La Paz.  Thanks for the big hearts, everyone!
That’s our story!

Jonathan and Jilly

Jonathan Roldan’s
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La Paz – Las Arenas/ Muertos Bay Fishing Report from Tailhunter Sportfishing for Week of Jan. 15-23, 2017

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Whale watching season is in full swing at Lopez Mateos in Bahia Magdalena. With each week more and more whales are showing up to spend the winter in the warm shallow waters. Tailhunters can set up a great family trip for you.

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Just out front of the La Paz waterfront in the shallow bay waters, baby whalesharks are now here. We’re arranging daily trips to spend a few hours swimming with these gentle animals.

LA PAZ and BAJA REFLECT U.S. CONDITIONS

La Paz – Las Arenas/ Muertos Bay Fishing Report for Week of January 15-23, 2017

Not much to tell you on the fishing scene.  As you probably know, the western U.S. was smacked around again pretty much all last week with ice, snow, wind and rain.  Well, there’s a pretty good rule of thumb.  If the U.S. is getting it then Baja is also getting it and vice versa.  Weather does not simply “STOP” because there’s an international border.  

So, although in La Paz, it obviously wasn’t raining or snowing, it was still cold enough for us to fire up the heaters at our Tailhunter Restaurant and turn on the fire pit on the 2nd level terrace.  Additionally, it was also windy most of the week, and while we could go fishing and just wear jackets to ward off a bit of the chill, there’s nothing that will make the wind stop blowing or the ocean from being choppy.   

But that’s what’s to be expected during our off-season winter months.  For better-or-worse, not many fishermen are out either.  Commercial guys that are going out are telling us there’s some breezing tuna around and the occasional dorado, but most of our few anglers that got out, ran into snapper, cabrilla (sea bass) and some smaller cargo as well as bonito and jack crevalle.  Good light tackle stuff and for the few folks we have this time of year, often snowbirds just looking for a day in the sun on the water, that’s fun.  

As for other activities our whale watching tours are in full-swing now that the grey whales have started arriving in Bahia Magdalena.  More and more seem to be arriving weekly and they usually stick around until about mid-March or so.   

Also, right in La Paz Bay, we’ve got whalesharks now and we’re also arranging daily “swim with the whale sharks” excursions.  The fish are right in the shallow in front of town.

If you’d like any information or have us set up your whale “adventure” e-mail us directly at Jonathan@tailhunter.com

THANKS FOR BEING SUCH GREAT HOSTS SACRAMENTO!

HERE WE COME WASHINGTON!

We had a spectacular show at the California State Fairgrounds for the ISE show last week.  It was incredible…maybe our best show ever with huge numbers of bookings from new friends and old friends coming to see us this year in La Paz.  It’s gonna be a fantastic year!  Thanks to all our Sacramento and Bay Area amigos for al the hospitality!

One caveat…we are filling many dates very very fast!  Not kidding!  Many dates are already sold out.  We have two more months of shows.  Do not wait!  If you’re planning to visit us this year, send me an e-mail to Jonathan@tailhunter.com and let’s get you booked before your dates and favorite captains are taken!

We now move onto the Washington Sportsman’s Show at the Puyallup Fairgrounds just south of Seattle!  This is a mammoth 5 day show from Wednesday to Sunday!  The WASHINGTON SPORTSMANS SHOW has so many awesome Tailhunter friends.  We hope to see you there!  Here’s a link for more info and how to get discount tickets:

https://www.thesportshows.com/shows/washington/show-information/

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Wow! Sacramento ISE was “off-the-hook” fantastic! One of our best shows ever! So great to see so many friends and we have a ton of you coming back making reservations to see us this year! Let’s go fishing!

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Some of our best Sacramento friends who have visited us many many times in La Paz! Julia McCabe, Dick Winslow, Randy Lyons, Tim Nishimura and Scott Johnson.

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We love our Tailhunter families!

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Some of the perks of the job! Jonathan Sandwich between Jilly and Barbara Steinberg famous outdoor writer!

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Whether visiting us in Sacramento or La Paz, Kelly and Stephanie Mizuno are always welcome smiles! Thanks for bringing us the goodies to the booth. They were yummy!

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One of the great icons of the industry, Rick Copeland from Wilderness Unlimited came by to visit and pose with Jilly in the booth

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How can you not love this photo! Jilly with our amiga, Carrie Wilson, biologist and awesome writer for the California Dept of Fish and Wildlife.

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They are coming back to La Paz for the umpteenth time this October. From the bay area, our amigos, John McLucas and Bill Lee.

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Best friends or Tailhunter for so many years, Verda Boyd, Dave Frausto and Tim Zimmer! Part of the tribe!

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Wyoming outfitters…TV celebrities…bestest amigos…Rick and Amy Kasper came from their booth to visit with us for awhile. We’ll see the in La Paz!

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Always good to see these smiling faces! Jilly with Ed Byrd and Rich Keogh who are coming to us again this summer in La Paz!

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Retired CHP officers and great friends for many many years, Randy Lyons and Dick Winslow. Contemplating bringing their boat down to La Paz next time!

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The “King of Craft Beer!” He just came back from three days in Belgium just to drink beer and knows every beer in the world! Kris Honkola is an excellent fisherman as well and will be coming back to La Paz in October!

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Cheers to new friends, Stephanie and Lou Torres who drove all the way up from San Jose to visit us in Sacramento to book their first trip to fish with us in La Paz.

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Favorite family! Tim Butterworth with his daughter Danielle and her husband Dave posing with Jilly. Tim will be coming back to get another wahoo or two in the fall with us. He’s been visiting La Paz for over 20 years.

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The Vagabundos del Mar! Gloria and Fred Jones have been part of the Baja scene with the Vags for decades! Always good to have them visit our booth.

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…and then there’s our Mexican Pocket Panther, Catlyn guarding the booth and greeting friends!

That’s our story!  Come see us in Washington if you’re around!

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Jonathan and Jilly

Jonathan Roldan’s

Tailhunter International

 

TAILHUNTER FISHING FLEET #1 Rated on Trip Advisor

TAILHUNTER RESTAURANT BAR Top 5 – Rated in La Paz on Trip Advisor

 

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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: 044-612-53311

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Tailhunter Weekly Fishing Report: 

https://fishreport.jonathanroldan.com/

Tailhunter YouTube Videoshttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBLvdHL_p4-OAu3HfiVzW0g

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La Paz – Las Arenas/ Muertos Bay Fishing Report from Tailhunter Sportfishing for Week of Jan 8-15, 2017

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Ashlee Patterson from Massachusetts got out on the water one day and on the flyrod, got this feisty little dorado on light line off Punta Perrico. The fish was released.

MORE WHALES THAN FISHERMEN

La Paz – Las Arenas/ Muertos Bay Fishing Report for Week of Jan. 8-15, 2017

Honestly, not much going on in terms of fishing.  It’s still been windy and there’s just not many fishermen in town this time of year or folks wanting to go fishing either.  It’s just that time of year…the lull after the holidays.   There’s not even that many folks in town.  

We did get out fishing a few days.  Surprisingly, given it’s winter and chilly, there’s still some dink dorado around, which are usually warm water fish.  Nothing big, but still fun.  The rest of the catch focused on bonito, some snapper and cabrilla.    Mostly inshore species.  The nice days on the water are nice…85 degree sunshine.  But, if you mis-time it, the north winds can make it blustery so we always check the weather before we go fishing.  If you’re coming down, try to be flexible on your fishing days so we can move you around to the best days to give you a better shot and having a fun day. 

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On the other hand, whalesharks are back in the bay and starting the year with a great opportunity to swim in the shallow waters of La Paz Bay with these “baby” whalesharks that can reach 20′ in length.  If you’re interested, contact us directly via e-mail at: Jonathan@tailhunter.com

GRAY WHALE SEASON STARTS!

Speaking of whales, the grey whales have also returned to Bahia Magdalena on the Pacific side so we’ve officially kicked off our 2017 whale watching season at Lopez Mateos.  We’re running daily trips to spend a day or two with the whales in the warm waters there.  Again, contact us directly at Jonathan@tailhunter.com.   It’s a great family trip!  Check out the video above.   Thanks to amigo, Jorge Romero for the video!  “Touch the mama!”

THANK YOU DENVER!  HERE WE COME SACRAMENTO! 

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Set up our new booth Tuesday night in Denver after a crazy drive through the snow and ice of the rockies the two avalanches that blocked the road.

Me, Jilly and Catlyn in the van.  This is how we roll for 3 months like road gypsies!

It was a pretty incredible drive into Denver with ice, snow, road closures, several avalanches blocking the highway and generally nasty conditions…but still, through some of the most beautiful and majestic places you’d ever want to see.  Nothing like the Colorado Rockies!

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John Rader fished with us for the first time last year. Funny guy!

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No matter your political views, it’s a funny shirt.

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“Doctor” Art Flippin has fished with us a zillion times and is coming back this year to fish in the fall.

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Art and Connie Petz are coming to see us for the first time in La Paz . Fun couple!

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Matt Deischel brought us a framed and signed photo of his 38.5 pound barred pargo WORLD RECORD he shot and then weighed at our Tailhunter IGFA scale. Massive fish and Matt is an incredible bluewater hunter. Thanks, Matt. We’re honored!

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Charter member of the Tailhunter Family, Jeff Sakuda, visits us at least twice a year. He’s a pilot for United and was on a layover in Denver and he came out to see us. Thanks for the Subway Sandwiches, Jeff!

 

There's trouble a-foot! Louis Sanchez brings me the traditional "burrito bomb" burrito for me to eat in the van while we're travelling!

There’s trouble a-foot! Louis Sanchez brings me the traditional “burrito bomb” burrito for me to eat in the van while we’re traveling!

Well, we just finished our first show of the “Tailhunter 2017 Road Tour” with a spectacular time at the Denver Convention Center and the International Sportsman’s Expo.  In our 16 years there, I think this was the best show we’ve ever had visiting with lots of friends and making new ones and signing up an incredible number of reservations to book spend time with us in La Paz fishing this year!   Thanks, Denver for once again taking such good care of us!

Now onto Sacramento and historically one of the biggest shows of the year for us.  We’ll be at the SACRAMENTO STATE FAIRGROUNDS from this Thursday to Sunday in our booth! It’s Jan. 19-22nd.   Come say hi and let’s talk about fishing in La Paz.  Get one of our new t-shirts and 24-page brochures.

Almost 700 vendors will be there with lots to see for the whole family!  Check out the video:

Hope to see you this week!

That’s our story!

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Jonathan and Jilly

Jonathan Roldan’s

Tailhunter International

 

TAILHUNTER FISHING FLEET #1 Rated on Trip Advisor

TAILHUNTER RESTAURANT BAR Top 5 – Rated in La Paz on Trip Advisor

 

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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: 044-612-53311

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Tailhunter Weekly Fishing Report: 

https://fishreport.jonathanroldan.com/

Tailhunter YouTube Videoshttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBLvdHL_p4-OAu3HfiVzW0g

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La Paz- Las Arenas/ Muertos Bay Fishing Report from Tailhunter Sportfishing for Week of Dec. 25, 2016-Jan. 1, 2017

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It’s winter. Thankfully bonito are still providing action despite a difficult week to fish because of winds.

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There’s a reason the wind and kite surfers enjoy our area so much during the winter. It’s the winds. Great for them. Not so good for fishing. Still bright and sunny, however. Temps in the 80’s .

FISH TAKE THE WEEK OFF – WINDS DON’T

La Paz – Las Arenas/ Muertos Bay Fishing Report for Week of Dec. 25, 2016 – Jan. 1, 2017

In the gap between the holidays, I think the fish took the week off like most folks, but maybe they were smart.  They hunkered down because it was a windy week.  For one, not many folks fishing, but for the most part, many of the folks that come in right now are walk-in clients or snow birds enjoying the sunshine and otherwise great weather (minus the wind).  So, they’re only looking for a day of fishing out on the water.

That’s the dicey part because I always want to be up-front.  I warn them about this being the off-season and how windy it might be.  If they are flexible on dates then we look at the wind forecasts to try to get them the least windy day.  But, sometimes, they only have that ONE DAY to fish during their vacation and, if they still want to go out, we do our best to get them some fish or find areas where it’s less choppy or rough.   All we can do is try.  You definitely can’t catch fish if you have no line in the water. 

However, generally speaking, especially during the winter, if there’s storm going on in the SE United States like California, Arizona and Nevada, that wind/ rain pattern will affect the weather in Baja.  It was a stormy week in the lower U.S.  Ergo, it was windy in La Paz!

So…

Well, we did our best.  Four days this week, I recommended not even going out to prospective fishermen.  They’d be wasting their money.  

Two of the other days, despite our best, the winds still were stronger than we would have liked and the fishermen got bounced around and only caught some bonito and cabrilla and snapper.  Still OK fishing, but we wish it could have been better.  The last day, again only some bonito and cabrilla and some small dorado.  

The weather forecast this coming week actually looks good.  One of the least windy weeks in awhile is on tap so hopefully, better fishing.   But, for the sunbirds, if you’re not out on the water getting blown around, it’s hard to beat 85 degree sunny weather in La Paz right now. 

WHALEWATCHING SEASON STARTING

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We are starting out Tailhunter whale watching tours in about 2-3 weeks.  From mid-January to March is when the grey whale migration takes place and thousands of whales migrate from the Bering Sea to places like Bahia Magdalena on the Pacific Coast about 3 hours drive from La Paz.  We’ll be running day and overnight trips to the bay where the whales spend the winter in the shallow, warm, calm waters.  It’s a great once-in-a-life time opportunity to get up close with the whale without having to go out into open waters.  

The whales will often come right up to the boats and seem to enjoy the interaction and it’s really a treat to have a baby calf come right up and want to have it’s head scratched!  Check with us and we can set you up!

That’s our story!  Happy New Year everyone!

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Jonathan Roldan’s

Tailhunter International

 

TAILHUNTER FISHING FLEET #1 Rated on Trip Advisor

TAILHUNTER RESTAURANT BAR Top 5 – Rated in La Paz on Trip Advisor

 

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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: 044-612-53311

.

Tailhunter Weekly Fishing Report: 

https://fishreport.jonathanroldan.com/

Tailhunter YouTube Videoshttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBLvdHL_p4-OAu3HfiVzW0g

“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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La Paz – Las Arenas/ Muertos Bay Fishing Report from Tailhunter Sportfishing for Week of Dec. 18-25, 2016

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Sue and Barry Schneider were able to squeeze in one day of fishing on Christmas Eve and got onto one of these great days when the wind layed down and the fish were biting. They got a great surprise with a couple of dorado, a nice wahoo and even a handful of bonito to round out the action. Some of the fish ended up at Tailhunter Restaurant for dinner to have us cook it up! They were fishing with Captain Victor.

WINDY CHRISTMAS WEEK BUT SOME WINDOWS OF OPPORTUNITY

La Paz – Las Arenas/ Muertos Bay Fishing Report for Week of Dec. 18-25, 2016

We had one of those windy wakes that made it tough for fishing with north winds blowing a number of days.  That was the bad news.  The good news was there weren’t many fishermen this week as most folks either had their minds on the holidays or were one of the visiting snowbirds enjoying some of the sunshine.   However, for the small windows that we did have fishing, we were again surprised by the catches.

Again, we’re only fishing with our Tailhunter Las Arenas Fleet from Muertos Bay where the fishing is more protected and closer to shore.  In addition to the usual “winter fare” like snapper, pargo and cabrilla as well as bonito…

Well, things are still mixed up I guess because we still hooked wahoo and even some dorado which are generally fish we see when the weather and waters are warm. Dorado were not big but still…10 pounders are fun on light tackle and good eating and surely a surprise.  And, no one ever argues with catching a wahoo either.  Several were hooked and lost and a few brought to the boot were in the 20-25 pound class.  Again, a total bonus on a fishing day when you’re not expecting it.  

Que Dios Te Bendiga!  (May God bless you!)

From our Tailhunter Family and Crew to Yours! God bless for a safe, happy and peaceful Christmas and excellent 2017!

From our Tailhunter Family and Crew to Yours! God bless for a safe, happy and peaceful Christmas and excellent 2017!

Just taking a little time to reflect on a special time and how blessed we are during this time of year and always.  It’s because of you!   Wishing you Feliz Navidad from La Paz.   Enjoy your families and the holidays and we’ll see you in the new year!

That’s our story!

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Jonathan and Jilly

Jonathan Roldan’s

Tailhunter International

 

TAILHUNTER FISHING FLEET #1 Rated on Trip Advisor

TAILHUNTER RESTAURANT BAR Top 5 – Rated in La Paz on Trip Advisor

 

Now follow us on FACEBOOK TOO

 

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: 044-612-53311

.

Tailhunter Weekly Fishing Report: 

https://fishreport.jonathanroldan.com/

Tailhunter YouTube Videoshttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBLvdHL_p4-OAu3HfiVzW0g

“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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La Paz – Las Arenas/ Muertos Bay Fishing Report from Tailhunter Sportfishing for Week of Dec. 12-18, 2016

Rick and Amy Kasper from Wyoming run a hunting operation and Rick is also an outfitter and TV host on the outdoor channel. He and Amy hit a nice day of action boating 3 nice tuna on squid and losing another plus having their hands full on 8 or 9 bonito. .

Rick and Amy Kasper from Wyoming run a hunting operation and Rick is also an outfitter and TV host on the outdoor channel. He and Amy hit a nice day of action boating 3 nice tuna on squid and losing another plus having their hands full on 8 or 9 bonito. .

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That’s a HUGE needlefish. Rick Kasper and Captain Jorge with a monster marciel…gotta be 5′ long!

FULL MOON AND WINDS NO ISSUE AS BLUE WATER SPECIES BITE!

La Paz – Las Arenas/ Muertos Bay Fishing Report for Week of Dec. 12-18, 2016

Full moon?  Winter?  No problem.  As if to underscore just what a crazy season it has been, once again some of our best fishing in the last few weeks was this past week.  The fact that the winds dropped back a few notches had alot to do with it, but honestly, some surprisingly good fishing for species we don’t normally see during this time of year!

Again, not many fishermen out on the water, but that’s pretty normal as this is off-season.  But, those that were out, ran into some minimal winds, flat seas and quality fish.

In addition to the usual inshore species like barred pargo, snapper, and cabrilla, there were also bonito and jacks plus some HUGE needlefish working the waters for the anglers. 

However, the biggest surprise were the yellowfin tuna we hit off Punta Perrico and the south side of Cerralvo Island on the high spot.  These fish were nice quality 15-30 pound fish.  Plus the wahoo are still hanging out and willing to chase deep diver, Rapalas, Magnum Yo-Zuri and Mega Bait lures. Some of the fish ran 30 pounds or so.  These blue-water pelagic fish are a nice bonus this time of year. 

Winds coming back up again a bit this week.  We’ll keep you posted.  

WHALEWATCHING SEASON COMING UP!

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THEY’RE ON THEIR WAY…WHALEWATCHING SEASON IN A FEW WEEKS!

The annual migration of grey whales is underway and within a few weeks, they’ll start showing up in the calm, warm Baja water of Bahia Magdalena.   We’re already taking reservations for this incredible experience with a great opportunity to get up close and personal to these amazing gentle animals.  A trip makes a great present too!  Whale watching season generally runs from mid-January to late March.  Write to us at: Jonathan@tailhunter.com  and we can set up up your whole package.

That’s our story!

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Jonathan and Jilly

Jonathan Roldan’s

Tailhunter International

 

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

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

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from USA : 626-638-3383

from Mexico: 044-612-53311

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La Paz – Las Arenas/ Muertos Bay Fishing Report from Tailhunter Sportfishing for Week of Dec. 4-12, 2016

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There’s a little of this..a little of that right now. Alot of bonito…the occasional dorado plus inshore species like triggerfish and cabrilla.

THAT LULL BETWEEN THE HOLIDAYS – Full Moon Coming up Too!

La Paz – Las Arenas/ Muertos Bay Fishing Report for Week of Dec. 4-12, 2016

It was one of the better weeks for weather with minimal winds most days but just not many fishermen around.  I think everyone is geared or pre-disposed with the holidays at the moment or most of the visitors to La Paz are snowbirds making their way down to catch some sunshine or the luckier ones who get to spend all winter down here.  Even the locals are pretty tied up with Christmas at the moment with numerous Christmas Fairs, pageants, decorating and shopping.  For sure, there’s alot of tamale making going on!  

Fishing wise, nothing spectacular, but really hard to know when mostly it’s the commercial guys fishing.  Inshore fishing for snapper, barred cargo, cabrilla and jacks has been the predominant catch from what we’re seeing, but there’s still some dorado around.  Most are the 5-10 pound size.  For a little more fun, the bonito schools are ranging in the usual places with some fish up to 10 pound horses.   No tuna or wahoo caught, but that’s because no one was really fishing for them but I did hear of some schools of tuna breaking water just off Punta Perrico.  Two of our commerical fishermen friends did get hook-ups on wahoo, but fish came off.  Again, it’s hard to give a complete report when there’s not much sportfishing traffic out there.  Next week will be a little more complete.  

NOW BOOKING WHALE WATCHING TRIPS FOR JAN-MARCH!

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If you’d like a really unique trip, Baja isn’t just for fishing!  The whales are already making their way south and thousands of them will take up winter habitat in Bahia Magdalenda from January to March.  It’s the largest migration of animals on the planet and a great opportunity to spend time in the pristine shallow waters of the bay.

Tailhunters can set up your trips and put together full packages with lodging, transportation, day trips and more.  It makes a great Christmas present too!

 

That’s our story!  Hope you and yours are enjoying a fantastic holiday season!

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Jonathan and Jilly

Jonathan Roldan’s

Tailhunter International

 

TAILHUNTER FISHING FLEET #1 Rated on Trip Advisor

TAILHUNTER RESTAURANT BAR Top 5 – Rated in La Paz on Trip Advisor

 

Now follow us on FACEBOOK TOO

 

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: 044-612-53311

.

Tailhunter Weekly Fishing Report: 

https://fishreport.jonathanroldan.com/

Tailhunter YouTube Videoshttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBLvdHL_p4-OAu3HfiVzW0g

“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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