La Paz Fishing Report / February 7th 2021
Weather & Bait
Although the fish are still moving around, the rocky spots on both sides of the island, are holding fish, drift fishing mackerels or caballitos. 10-15 feet off the bottom or slow trolling the same with down riggers is getting your ticket punched.The challenge is, fishing so close to the rocks, as soon as your bait gets picked up you better have your sh— together. If not you’ll spend more time tying hooks then landing fish.The same goes for the Cabrilla. This species of grouper in my opinion is by far the best eating. The fight isn’t as long as the moss back but, the first couple of minutes is so crucial. If you have a beer or a sandwich in hand when the bite happens the fight is over before it starts.Inshore, trolling for Sierra with small swim baits on light tackle has been explosive.
Trolling four rods in most cases is a quadruple hook up.The season is just starting so if the weather conditions stay true we are in for a great spring fishery. The weather next week looks incredible so we will see how things develop.Mid week we had a boat slow trolling a bait on the surface while fishing for yellowtail and picked up a 50 lb Tuna ( bonus) :)This time of year the variety is mostly bottom fishing, in my opinion the best eating. Everybody’s going home with full coolers of fresh vacuum sealed filets.
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That’s it for now…