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Cabo San Lucas Fishing Report and Baja

Capt. Jerry Chapman
February 24, 2016
Cabo San Lucas - Saltwater Fishing Report

Jc Sportfishing Weekly Fish Report.
As the Admiral Seas It
Fishing Report: 2/15/16 to 2/22/16
Stop By Our Office for up to Date Fishing Report.
JC Crying like a School Girl Over Fishing?
Story of the Week: Sierras all you Want!!
A Few Dorado Inside the Golden Gate!
Some Yellowtail Jigging Iron at Point!
Good Sierra Action: Light House to Migrino?
Marlin Fishing Sucks this past Week?
Tuna Angling not Good!
Amber Jacks a Few Inshore!!!
Inshore Fishing: Red Snapper & Grouper?
2 Amber Jack Recipes Inside!!
Donald Trump Calls JC: "A Little Worm"
JC Calls Trump: "A South Carolina Patsy"
Chris says: Bring it on Donald, JC,s Waiting!
The Brits Call JC "A Two Bit Con Man"!
JamieB say: "Trumps a Lame Duck"
Darrel Says: "JC is a Fraudulant Marlinized Buffaoon"

HEADLINES: Feb 22, 2016:
Well Jc seemed to be pretty down as fishing kinda sucked all week, unless you were going for Sierras. It seems this guy goes the way the fishing goes. He was crying and balling like a little girl and I asked him what had gotton into him? He said I wouldnt understand if he told me!! He said I had spent too much time fishing for Catfish and drinking Falstaff in Arkansas. He said if it wasnt for him bringing me to Cabo I would have grown up to be a nothing. Jc Barked:" get out of my office and go do some reporting, like I hired you to!!! Whatever..... en tus sueos Compadre!!

Jc Sportfishing Charters is a family owned and operated business and has been fishing in Cabo San Lucas for the past 18 years. Jerry, explains that his charter business is geared more for families and novice anglers, making sure everyone who charters a boat with him have a great time and lots of fun. We welcome families, and groups. We want everyone who fishes with us to take all the sites in and have a memorable experience. This is what is most important to us. We have and do a few tournaments each year and can cater to fisherman who might be interested in tournament fishing. Well lets get on with the fishing report for this past week.
WEATHER: Hows the weather? Well its great as ever and it even seems it is warmer than past years. A couple overcast days with the sun breaking through this past week, but other than that it has been really nice and pretty warm. It has never really got that cool this year, even in January and February it was above average as far as temperatures go. I am expecting a very hot summer this 2016 and we are hoping we don't have anything like Hurricane Odile to deal with this season. I think that storm was a once in 75 to 100 year storm.
WATER: The Sea water around the Cabo area seems to be staying warm if you go out of Cabo harbor and head southeast towards San Jose and Los Frailes. Temperatures are still 73 to 74 degrees, which is pretty unusual this time of year. If you head out of the harbor and go north towards the Pacific side you will hit some cooler water, but unusually warm for this time of year. It looks as if there are pockets of 69 to 71 degree water out past and north east of the Finger Bank. Anyway, it has been strange this year as far as temps go and it has affected the fishing and the species of fish that we should be seeing right now in our area.
This link which will show you water temperatures for the southern half of Baja. http://www.tempbreak.com/index.php?&cwregion=cb
BILLFISH: Pretty slow as far as Marlin fishing goes for Cabo, it was a tough week for anglers with not to many reports of Billfish. Most of the Marlin was landed like a mile off shore from the Light House all the way up to Ranch Migrino and were using live bait on most occasions to land the Marlin.
DORADO: A few Dorade were landed up inside the Golden Gates area, but really a slow week in general for Dorado and fishing in general except the Sierras
WAHOO: Havent heard of any this past week.
TUNA: I haven't heard of anything as far as Tuna goes as they seem to be long gone right no but they will show up sooner or later. There were a couple of reports of Tuna schools way out side and you have to run to get to them, probably 15 to 25 miles out.
INSHORE: Sierras is the story of the week with all you want on Pacific side. The inshore fishing is better than last week with more Sierra being caught on hootchies and striped bait from the Solmar to the Pump House. The Amber Jack action was decent inshore and we were using rapalas and jigging iron to entice them, and it worked. Even the Red Snapper and Grouper fishing was pretty good this past week as we did well up and around Margarita Rocks on the Pacific side.
From The Admirals Kitchen!!
Blackened Amberjack!!
1 (1-pound) Amberjack fillet
1 tablespoon paprika
2 teaspoons onion powder
2 teaspoons garlic powder
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
Cooking spray
1. Cut fillet into 4 equal pieces. Combine paprika and next 6 ingredients in a small bowl; stir well. Dredge fish in spice mixture; let stand 5 minutes.
2. Coat a large cast-iron skillet with cooking spray; place over high heat until very hot. Add fish, and cook 3 minutes. Turn fish, and cook 3 to 4 additional minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Fish should look charred. (You may prefer to do this procedure outside due to the small amount of smoke that is created.)
Baked Amberjack!!
Number of Servings: 8
2.74 lbs fish
1/4 cup lemon juice
3 tbsp margerine
1 tsp minced garlic
1 tsp mrs dash
1.5 tsp homemade gourmet seasoning

Mix all ingredients except fish in large bowl. Coat fish with mixture , then place on foil lined pan and bake at 350 for about 30 minutes. Makes about 8.8 servings of 5oz.

BEWARE: Please beware of the guys in the street selling boat charters. If you wait till the day you are fishing and go to the dock where your boat is many times people will mislead you to another boat or dock trying to put you on a boat that was not meant for you. You need to have a person guide you to your boat, who is from a reputable charter company. This way there is no confusion or misleading. Please remember when renting Sport fishing boats in Cabo that you rent your boat from reputable and established business. Walk into a fishing fleet office and ask questions about what you are getting and what are the costs? You don't want to rent boats from vendors in the streets and you do not want to book through shady websites offering you the world. Check through travel forums about reputable fishing fleets to deal with. Look for testimonials about the fleet your booking, your charter with. Ask about what will the boat be supplying? Will it include beverages or lunches? How much does it cost to fillet your catch? Check to see if charter boat is insured? Ask about getting your catch smoked? Check cost of a fishing license. These are just a few things to consider when booking your charter boat. We will be talking more about this in the next weeks fishing report. Until next time good fishing and we hope to see you in Cabo soon. Come by the office here in Cabo and get all the latest up to date fishing report. http://www.jcsportfishing.com http://youtu.be/tSXN6pifQyQ

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JCs Sportfishing was started by Jerry 18 years ago in Cabo San Lucas, specializing in sportfishing trips. They are a family owned and operated business, their motto is customer service. They are ranked number 1 in customer service on Trip Advisor. JCs offers all inclusive packages or bare bone boats at the following times, 6am-11am, 1pm-6pm, 6am-2:30pm, OR you can hire a boat for a sunset cruise (private charter). Boats range in size from 20-60ft, 13 boats to choose from. All of the boats hav

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16 14 W. Sheilds Ave
Fresno, CA 93705
Phone: 624-147-5821
Alt. Phone: 624-143-1267
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