CALM SEAS AND BOTTOM FISH MEXICAN LIMITS FOR LOCAL VACATIONERS
Jan. 28, 2007, Puerto Santo Tomas Resort, Sam Saenz, Puerto Santo Tomas, Baja California, Mexico:
All week long we had good sunny weather with mild ocean conditions at Puerto Santo Tomas.
Today, Sunday, the ocean along this part of the Baja coast is pretty much standing still, with sunny weather and some clouds and no wind.
This weekend several pangas went bottom fishing out of Puerto Santo Tomas, and they came back with full limits of lingcod and whitefish. They also caught some calico bass.
The biggest fish brought in at the launch ramp here was a 12 pound sheephead.
Also today, Sunday, a different group of vacation visitors, Jose and his eight buddies from the Long Beech area, loaded up their surf boards on two pangas and went long range out to Punta San Jose for combined fishing and surfing.
Apparently this location generates excellent wave formations and is ideal for both good fishing and surfing at the same site.
This group also explored and evaluated the Soledad Reef for surfing conditions and found excellent wave formations but discovered that the jagged rock coastal area is too dangerous for safe surfing.
The Mexican locals call this point El Muertito, dead man point. Over the years many locals and some Americans have drowned here.