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10-07-2004 09:04 AM
MarkS Probably the most experienced guide service in the East Cape area is Gary Graham. He has an archived list of reports here:

nevadacaster is right, that your best bet that time of year is the Sierra Mackeral. Think spanish, but twice the size...good 8 wt fish, they school, so if you catch one, you should be on a bunch.

You're right that you are unlikely to get Dorado or Billfish at that time. I've fished of the beach at the East Cape area once in February, once in March and once in May. May was by far the best, but I was able to come up with some Jacks in both Feb and March, as well as different members of the snapper family.

I haver used Gary Graham's book, and a rental VW bug to find some nice remote beaches with some great schools of big jacks herding bait right onto the beach at your feet. 10wt probably best.

Hope this helps...have a great time.

10-05-2004 08:20 PM
nevada caster
Take your choice.

Just about every hotel on the East Cape, and eery guide service seems to post a calender of fishing.. Some of them don't rate anything worse than good for any time of the year. The following seems to be fairly honest. The best thing to key on at this time of year is the Sierra, which I believe is a giant mackeral. Here is the calender link
10-05-2004 01:10 PM
Adrian Here's a source of month-by-month reports going back a few years ...

just copy and paste the link.

Looks like Sierra are hot during the winter with sporadic Tuna in the mix.

As it happens I'm off down there myself tommorow
10-05-2004 10:07 AM
Baja in January???

Not sure if this is the right forum but thought I might ask anyway. I have some free time in January and was wondering if anyone had fished the Cabo/East Cape area during January. Pretty sure that dorado and big billfish would be absent (at least from what I've heard) but was wondering if anyone thought the trip might be worth it. I'd sure appreciate any advise....Or should I just wait until next summer. Thanks

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