CABO SAN LUCAS PORT CLOSED BRIEFLY FOR PASSING STORM
Sept. 30, 2005, Larry Edwards, Cortez Yacht Charters, Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico Fishing:
On Friday, Hurricane Otis passed by Cabo San Lucas out to the west, but causing a port closure due to windy and rough seas. The Cabo San Lucas fishing area had just a light rain in the morning, but not too much from this one.
Up to then, the fishing at Cabo San Lucas had been pretty good on both sides of the peninsula and the 1150 spot continues to produce the blue's.
The "Fish Cabo ", reporting for 5 fishing days released 1 blue marlin and 2 stripers and captured 5 dorado and 1 wahoo.
The "Fish Cabo I", reporting for 3 fishing days reflected 1 blue marlin released and 4 stripers and captured 2 dorado.
The Gaviota Sportfishing Fleet, reporting for 43 Cabo San Lucas fishing days, reflected 20 stripers, (17 released) 8 sailfish, (6 released) 27 dorado, 4 wahoo and 22 yellowfin tuna.
Cabo San Lucas climate was hot, humid and cloudy, 75 to 97, with light rain on Friday early A.M. Sea conditions were rough and windy, with the port closed on Friday. Water temperatures blended from 81 at the Golden Gate to 86 at the Gorda Banks. The 1150 spot was best for the billfish.