Pacific Tripletail, Lobotes pacificus: Sportfishing guide Chame Pino shows off a rarely-seen Pacific Tripletail caught while fishing at La Playita Beach near San Jose del Cabo, Baja California Sur, Mexico, August 2002. The fish is locally called a roncador plateado, or silver croaker, and weighed about 15 pounds. Said Eric Brictson of Gordo Banks Pangas, "They are truly one of the best eating fish I have ever tasted. They normally catch these fish during the darkness of night and only during the warmest part of the summer. They sure are tough fighters, not giving up until they hit the sand." Description and photos courtesy Eric Brictson. Fish identification courtesy Peter Langstraat.
Pacific Tripletail, Lobotes pacificus: Gary Graham of Baja On The Fly with a tripletail caught while fishing at East Cape, Baja California Sur, Mexico, with Coci The Wonder Dog. Photo courtesy Gary Graham.
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