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Cabo San Lucas Fishing Report Jan 18th, 2020

Capt. Jerry Chapman
January 18, 2020
Cabo San Lucas - Saltwater Fishing Report

Jc's Sportfishing Weekly Fish Report.
As the Admiral Seas It
Fishing Report: 1/12/20 to 1/18/20
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Fishing has really slowed down, the water temperatures are changing getting colder water. Few marlines up at the Golden Gate this week on lures and live bait.
We caught: 3 marlines on Monday, 2 on Tuesday, 1 on Wednesday and 1 on Saturday.


First of the week very good at Los Arcos and Rancho Migrino on lures, ballyhoo and live bait. Last few day has really slowed down.
We caught: 3 dorados on Sunday, 8 on Monday, 6 on Tuesday, 2 on Wednesday, 21 on Thursday and 1 on Saturday.


Some schools off the San Jaime Bank and outside Golden Gate on hoochies and cedar plugs; tough to find small schools.
We caught: 1 tuna on Sunday, 2 on Monday and 11 on Tuesday.

Not great, any caught this week.


Lots at Rancho Migrino on hoochies, chunks of bait and squid, small snapper, trigger fish and small grouper.
Inshore fishing should start picking up with the change of water temperatures.
We caught: 25 sierras on Tuesday and 2 on Wednesday.

Jc's 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 let's get on with the fishing report for this past week.

WEATHER: Taking a look at Cabo San Lucas over the coming two weeks and the average daytime maximum temperature will be around 25C, with a high for the two weeks of 29C expected on the afternoon of Saturday 18th. The mean minimum temperature will be 17C, dipping to its lowest on the morning of Tuesday 28th at 15C. Expect the next 14 days remain predominantly dry. On the whole winds are likely to be light.
This link which will show you water temperatures for the southern half of Baja. http://www.tempbreak.com/index.php?&cwregion=cb

From The Admirals Kitchen!

1/2 medium red onion, diced
2 1/2 cups mango chunks
2-3 green onion stalks, diced
1 medium red bell pepper, diced
1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
1 jalapeo, diced
1 lime, juiced
1 lemon, juiced
1/2 tsp sea salt

4 wahoo fillets
2 Tbsp avocado oil
sea salt



1. Combine all ingredients in a medium-sized bowl and mix gently with a spatula.

2. Chill for at least 1 hour to allow the flavors to meld together.


1. Dry the fillets completely.

2. Sprinkle both sides with salt and pepper.

3. Heat avocado oil in a skillet over medium heat.

4. When the oil is hot, carefully add the fillets and cook for 4 minutes. Make sure there is adequate space between the pieces of fish.

5. Flip the fillets and cook for 4 more minutes or until done. Adjust the cooking time based on the thickness of the fish fillets you are using.

6. Top with mango salsa and enjoy!

Tequila Sunrise

2 ounces tequila
4 ounces orange juice
1/2 ounce grenadine
Garnish: orange slice
Garnish: maraschino cherry

1. Gather ingredients.

2. In a highball glass filled with ice cubes, pour the tequila and orange juice.

3. Stir well.

4. Slowly pour the grenadine around the inside edge of the glass. It will sink and gradually rise to mix with the other ingredients.

5. Garnish with orange and cherry

6. Serve and enjoy!

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.


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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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