TORTUGA PANGAS FISHING LAS CRUCES AND ISLA CERRAVLO
Aug. 6, 2005, Dos Hernandez, Tortuga Sportfishing, Las Arenas, La Paz, Mexico Fishing Report:
Las Arenas fishing weather returned to normal after a few days of clouds and light showers. The fishing days are sunny now, with an air temperature of up to 105 degrees during the day and 80 at night. These last few days have been completely calm.
The best fishing is still located on the north side of Isla Cerralvo, and over toward Las Cruces, although the sargassum weed has started to disperse. This has not been a problem, as our captains have been able to locate it every day. Although there are are a large number of dorado concentrated on the weeds, there are also large schools of them, with weights varying from 10 to 20 pounds.
The fishing to the south around Punta Perico has begun to improve, and we are now getting our first tuna, of about 15 pounds, so we can now offer fishing options to our anglers.
Our captains have been trying for wahoo these last few days, but without success lately, but since we are seeing wahoo in the channel of Isla Cerralvo, we are hoping to catch them soon.
The water temperature is a little lower than normal right now, about 74 to 76 degrees. In the last few days, the water has begun to change color, which means the fishing should improve.
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