Cabo San Lucas Fishing Report Feb 8th, 2020
Capt. Jerry Chapman
February 8, 2020
Cabo San Lucas - Saltwater Fishing Report
Jc's Sportfishing Weekly Fish Report.
As the Admiral Seas It
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The port closed on Monday for bad weather.
The marlin fish has really picked up the last few days, good numbers off the Light House, dropping bait to 160ft drifting fishing also pitching baits and lures.
We caught: 3 marlins son Saturday, 3 on Tuesday, 2 on Wednesday, 2 on Thursday and 6 on Saturday.
Fishing for dorado very slow, end of season.
We caught: 2 dorados on Tuesday, 2 on Wednesday and 2 on Saturday.
Fishing has remained very slow not many boats looking for them.
Starting to show better numbers this week in front of Solmar to the Light House. Slow trolling live bait, not big fish yet but good numbers of small ones.
Very good from Light House to Rancho Migrino and Margarita on hoochies and cut bait.
Has been good for small snapper, groper, few pompano and lots of trigger fish, great eating.
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: For Cabo San Lucas in the coming two weeks the average daytime maximum temperature will be around 24°C, with a high for the two weeks of 28°C expected on the afternoon of Sunday 16th. The average minimum temperature will be 16°C, dipping to its lowest on the morning of Wednesday 12th at 14°C. The fortnight ahead will 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. www.tempbreak.com/index.php?&cwregion=cb
From The Admirals Kitchen!
Marinated Tuna Steak
"This mixture of orange juice, soy sauce, and garlic gives this marinade a wonderful taste."
1/4 cup orange juice
1/4 cup soy sauce
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
4 (4 ounce) tuna steaks
1. In a large non-reactive dish, mix together the orange juice, soy sauce, olive oil, lemon juice, parsley, garlic, oregano, and pepper. Place the tuna steaks in the marinade and turn to coat. Cover, and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
2. Preheat grill for high heat.
3. Lightly oil grill grate. Cook the tuna steaks for 5 to 6 minutes, then turn and baste with the marinade. Cook for an additional 5 minutes, or to desired doneness. Discard any remaining marinade.
Embrace balmy summer days with a jug of sangria. With red wine, Spanish brandy, sparkling water, cinnamon and chopped fruit, it's a lovely sharing cocktail
2 oranges, chopped
2 pears, chopped
2 lemons, 1 chopped, 1 juiced
200g red berries, chopped (we used strawberries and cherries)
3 tbsp caster sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
750ml bottle light red wine
100ml Spanish brandy
300ml sparkling water
1. Put the chopped fruit in a bowl and sprinkle over the sugar and cinnamon, then stir to coat. Cover and leave to macerate in the fridge for at least 1 hr, or ideally overnight.
2. Fill a large jug with ice. Stir the macerated fruit mixture to ensure the sugar is dissolved, then tip into the jug with the wine and brandy. Stir, then top up with the sparkling water and serve.
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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