GOOD MIXED OFFSHORE AND INSHORE ACTION FOR FLY FISHING ANGLERS
Nov. 7, 2004, Gary Graham, Baja On The Fly, Magdalena Bay, Mexico Fishing Report:
Bob and Diana Hoyt, Mag Bay Outfitters, reported Baja on the Fly Clients John Sullivan and Frank Baldwin, San Diego CA had a memorable Magdalena Bay week fishing both the Esteros and Offshore with excellent results. Up toward Boca Santo Domingo they found the mother load including snook, grouper, corvina, cabrilla, pargo and pompano. Several of the snook were in the lunker category, one reached the twenty pound on mark on their digital scale.
Windy and rough weather prevented them from getting out to the Thetis bank until midweek. It was worth the wait, when they did make out they found Dorado and tuna thick. Wahoo and marlin were a bit more illusive though they were bit off several times by the toothy wahoo. The first operation to offer day trips in the Magdalena Bay fly fishing vacation area, Mag Bay Outfitters first season seems to be off to a rip roaring start. Only a few marlin were seen and none caught.
The bait balls that Magdalena Bay is famous for were among the missing. It sounds like my timing is pretty good as I will be heading down for three days of fishing in the esteros and three days offshore midweek.
Magdalena Bay Water Temperature 72-79. Air Temperature 60-76.
YELLOWTAIL Search the entrada (entrance) and under the bird schools just outside all the way up to Santa Maria Bay.
CORVINA Still plenty around.
SNOOK Finally, a fat one.
HALIBUT Not targeted this week.
SIERRA Under the bird schools all the way out to the Magdalena Bay entrada.
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