Baja Mexico - Cabo San Lucas, Magdalena Bay

Tip of the week 

Inshore - This time of year we see a lot of action early in the mornings as well as the low light hours in the evenings. People tend to over look these time periods. If you want some great action get up and on the water early or fish a little later in the day as those "magic" hours can be great.

Offshore - have a few different rods ready from 8wt. to 12/14wt as you never know what you might encounter as far as species and size of fish. It never fails you will be running to a destination and you run into feeding fish on your way. You need to be ready for anything before you leave the dock.

Seven-day forecast 

Excellent fishing in Baja and will continue to stay excellent all summer long!!


Jeff deBrown



Air temp

Low: 78 High: 94

Week of August 11th

Hi All

At long last there are some good schools of sardina around! The schools are sporadic and the overall size is on the small size, but the key is to have them. Just having sardina with you makes all the difference . We got into some amazing bonito, skipjack and small roosters using the sardina to keep the action going and we had happy clients.

Overall, the top bite is the white bonito action. These guys are beautiful and very exciting on the fly. Over the last week we found plenty of fish and had a lot of fun with these guys last week. Off the light house, we are seeing schooling dorado in the 10-15 lbs range and the marlin bite has slowed down a bit, but the majority of the action we are seeing is from sail fish when looking for marlin. If you are looking for big tuna you will have to run out roughly 50 miles. Schools of tuna are being found with porpoise and there are reports of tuna over 50lbs in the schools.

So, with the ride being 50 miles out , we have decide to stay local and double down on the fishing locally since it's been that good. The beach is tough right now... We have had a lot of cloud cover recently which makes it even harder to sigh fish. The roosters that are here however are big, but you have to put in a lot of time. We headed north over the weekend and we got one nice 60 lb rooster though. August and September packages will be out shortly and if you have questions, please don't hesitate to call.

Tight lines,


Must Have Flies 
The Reel Baja

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