News Item: Ixtapa - Zihuatanejo The Independent Fleet
(Category: Baja Fishing Reports)
Posted by Richie
Fri Apr 21 2017, 06:32AM

Our local reporter, Captain Temo Verboonen, owner operator of the Secuesto de Amor and Macho Banana, reported only a single marlin landed this pst week and added the comment that no sailfish were reported. The off shore fishing was very difficult, albeit, a few yellowfin tuna were taken at the 20-plus mile mark. The inshore waters offered up a few chulas but for the most part, the fish were very spooky and difficult to catch. Overall, the fish counts continued to be down this past week and the waters remained a bit off colored and cooler than normal.
IZ Climate: A mostly sunny and warm week with a few passing clouds here & there, Daytime air temps averaged 83.5 degrees and nights were at 68.5. Humidity ratio averaged 70.28%.
Sea Conditions: Cleaner, bluer water started at about 8 miles off shore with the inshore waters green and cooler. In shore temps at 78-79 degrees and rising to 84-85 in the off shore waters from about the 7 mile mark and beyond. 
Best Fishing Area: None reported for the in shore or off shore waters. Only one single marlin reported for the week along with a few yellowfin tuna in the 20-plus mile area.
Best Bait/Lure: The tuna taken mostly on the artificial feathers and lures.
Bait Supply: Continue4s to be readily available for both, trolling baits and live baits. Live bait is sold at $5.00 per dozen paid direct to the bait vendor at time of receipt.
Our local Reporter: Captain Temo Verboonen, owner-operator of the super pangas Secuestro de Amor and Macho Banana.

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