News Item: Cabo San Lucas The Gaviota Fleet
(Category: Baja Fishing Reports)
Posted by Richie
Fri Apr 21 2017, 06:25AM

The billfish catches remain slow throughout the Cabo region and seems to coincide with the cooler water temperatures and changing currents that tend to wrap the end of the Baja during the March & April time frame every year. Our report for the last week reflected a combined total of 29 boat days fished that reflected 3 stripers, (released) 1 yellowfin tuna, 61 skipjack, 4 hammerhead sharks, 7 roosterfish, 42 Sierras, 32 yellowtail and 7 jack crevalle, (aka Toros).
Cabo Climate: Average daytime temps at 80.1 degrees and nights at 66.4 degrees. Humidity ratio averaged 55.15%. It was a mostly sunny and warm week with a few passing clouds during the early part of the week.
Sea Conditions: The Pacific side, from the Finger Bank to Golden Gate Bank and down across the Jaime Bank and out across the 1000 Fathom Curve, is all at 72-73 degrees. From Cabo San Lucas and out to the 95 Fathom Spot and on to the 1150 Fathom Spot and on to the Outer Gorda Bank is all at 73-74 degrees. Along the shoreline from Chileno and on up to the inner-Gorda Bank is all at 76-77 degrees. Las Frailes and out to the 1000 Fathom Curve is all at 76-77 degrees. Sea surface breezes are flowing in mostly from the westerly directions at an average o 13.5 mph.
Best Fishing Area: No particular area was provided as a "Best Fishing Area".
Best Bait/Lure: A combination of baits and lures were being used for different types of fish and in different areas. 
Bait Supplies: Remain very good for the live caballitos at he $3.00 per bait rate paid direct o the bait vendor at time of receipt.
Our Local Reporters: Gaviota Fleet Manager, Carlos Pena and Captain Roberto Marquez, owner of Fish Cabo & Tuna Time.

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