Cabo San Lucas, Mexico



Dec. 27, 2006-Jan. 6, 2007, Ramon Druck, charter fishing super panga Cheer's, Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico:

Wednesday, December 27th:

I left Cabo San Lucas on the Cheer's for fishing from 6 a.m. to 12 noon, with a very calm sea and good weather, and three passengers. We caught 1 dorado of 20 pounds, and 1 marlin of 125 pounds. We were fishing 2 or 3 miles off the beach at Faro Viejo. The fishermen were from Canada.

Thursday, December 28th:

The Cheer's departed Cabo San Lucas for fishing from 6:30 to 11:30 a.m. The weather was cool but nice for fishing, with a temperature of 83 or 84 degrees. We fished with 2 clients, Debra and Donald Schork. We didn't have much luck for fishing and we only caught 1 dorado. We fished about 3 miles outside of the port of Cabo San Lucas. The fishing was slow today.

Friday, December 29th:

We fished from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. with very good weather and a very calm sea today, good for fishing along the beach. We fished the Pacific side beaches and also the beaches on the Sea of Cortez and around the Hotel Solmar. I fished with 2 clients, Juan M. Crespo and his son Rodrigo P. Crespo. We had a good catch of 6 roosterfish with 3 of them at 3 to 5 pounds, and 4 sierra of 2 to 3 pounds. The anglers were visiting Cabo San Lucas from Mexico City.

Saturday, December 30th:

I fished again with Señor Crespo who had reserved 2 more days of fishing, today and tomorrow. Our departure from Cabo San Lucas was at 7 a.m. and we returned at 2 p.m. The weather was cloudy and windy, but it was very good for fishing. We had a catch of: 3 dorado of 15 to 20 pounds, and 1 striped marlin of 120 to 130 pounds. The air temperature at Cabo was 86 to 87 degrees. The people fishing with me were from Mexico City, Juan M. Crespo and Raul León. We fished 2 or 3 miles outside of Faro Viejo on the Pacific Ocean.

Sunday, December 31st:

Fishing with Juan M. Crespo and Raul León again, the Cheer's departed Cabo San Lucas at 7 a.m. and returned at 2 p.m. The fishing was not very good and we caught 1 dorado of about 20 to 25 pounds. Three more dorado got away. We fished about 3 or 4 miles off Faro Viejo.

Tuesday, January 2nd:

We didn't fish yesterday, January 1st, because of the holiday in Mexico. Today, I fished from 6:30 a.m. to 12 noon with three persons including one child, David Britt Hunter Britt, and Jonathan Robinson. We had good weather at 84 or 85 degrees and we fished about 5 or 6 miles out on the Pacific coast of Baja off Cabo San Lucas. We caught 3 dorados of 20 to 25 pounds. We also hooked a marlin but did not land it.

Wednesday, January 3rd:

I fished from 7 a.m. to 12 noon with two clients, Doug Anderson and Peggy Anderson. We had good luck for a catch of 3 dorados of 30 to 35 pounds and 1 dorado of 10 pounds, while fishing in front of the Hotel Solmar and along the beach on the Pacific Ocean. The weather was 85 to 86 degrees and the sea was very calm.

Thursday, January 4th:

The Cheer's fished late today, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The weather at Cabo San Lucas was about 84 degrees, with good conditions and good fishing with 2 passengers aboard who were visiting Cabo San Lucas from Ensenada, Baja California, Eduardo Casillas and Jorge Manriquez. We caught 1 marlin of about 120 pounds, and another marlin than got away. We were fishing 3 or 4 miles outside of Faro Viejo on the Pacific.

Friday, January 5th:

I fished today from 7 a.m. to 12 noon with two repeat passengers who also fished on January 3rd, Doug Anderson and Peggy Anderson. The weather was very good, but we didn't have much luck with the fishing, as a marlin came loose and got away.

Saturday, January 6th:

We departed Cabo San Lucas for fishing from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. with 1 client, Michael McCormick. We had good weather conditions but with some clouds. The air temperature at Cabo was 83 to 84 degrees. We caught a marlin on the bottom of about 90 pounds, and another marlin of about 120 pounds that we could not land. We also caught 2 dorados of 20 to 25 pounds and 2 more dorado of 5 or 6 pounds, while fishing on the Pacific Ocean side of Cabo San Lucas, about 4 or 5 miles distance off Faro Viejo.

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