INSHORE SPORTFISHING BOATS SCORE ON JACK CREVALLE AND BARRILETE
April 2, 2005, Ed Kunze, Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, Mexico Fishing Report:
The inshore fishing at Ixtapa Zihuatanejo has picked up a bit, with most boats still scoring on the jack crevalle and barrilete black skipjack tuna. The action on the jacks, when we find them busting bait on the beach has been about as exciting fishing as I have ever had.
There will be from 100 to 300 birds diving on the melee as the jacks crash the bait in the waves. You have just enough time to make two or three casts to hook a fish. While you are hooked up, the bait is racing up the beach until the jacks and birds find them again. It is strictly run and gun action, and very productive.
The Terrafin Satellite Surface Temperature charts show 80 degree water at 16 miles. We should start getting the sailfish again this next week.
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