May 22nd saw the start of the fourth Tony Reyes fishing trip out of San Felipe. The skies were filled with sunshine and just a bit of wind as the boat left the dock. I love the feeling of leaving the dock, being underway comes with a sense of peace.
The first stop was Diablo on the eastern side of La Guarda. The weather was beautiful with air temperatures in the 70’s all week long. Water temperatures were still a bit cool and the wind was nice and calm. The second stop was La Raza and it produced great fishing. We caught nice sized yellowtail up to 31 pounds and the boils were plentiful! Its so much fun chasing boils, casting into them and catching big yellowtail as a result. Beautiful 17 pound cabrilla were caught in boils and inside the rocky shoreline. Its amazing how a fish of that size can bend your fishing rod all the way into the water. Cabrilla are one of the most impressive fish in The Sea of Cortez in my opinion. Read the rest of this entry »