East Cape -
At the drop
of a hat or flip of a switch, however you want to put it East Cape has gone
from winter to spring After a somewhat
mild winter the Sea of Cortez has been like a pond for days.
has arrived early this year anglers have not.
There are only a small handful of boats in the water and very few
departures. Fishing reports have been
mixed which indicates to me the bite has been inconsistent. The water temperature is 67-68 degrees and
warming. My prediction is when it tops
70 the game fish will pop.
that I can rely on said they spotted a broadbill swordfish. That was all the motivation needed to get
Vaquera in the water. Yesterday we
traveled some 30 miles offshore in search of that swordfish. The surface temperature charts showed a temp
break but I was unable to find it or Willie.
The amount of sea life we did see was amazing and the stage is set for
good things to come.
the water for our 2017 season. Sea of
Cortez has been a pond as illustrated in all of these photos.
I was able
to meter bait and game fish in our Simrad sounder but couldn't get them to go.
several never welcome California sea lions.
goose bumps to see a photo of Willie. We couldn't find him yesterday.
what I'm talking about!