This week’s report is coming to us courtesy of Mark Daugherty owner of East Cape Guides.
Mark is currently guiding guests at hotel Punta Colorada and has been on the water almost every day this week. And since I am not in the East Cape right now, I would like to thank Mark for keeping us up to date on the fishing conditions in the East Cape area in my absence. For more information on East Cape Guides and their VIP guide service visit their website at www.eastcapeguides.com. “The last week has been pretty good across the border. The water is really heating up with reports of up to 92 degree water south of Frailes. When the wind allows, we've been running out to find the spotted dolphin and the tuna have been under them a 99% of the time. Tuna ranging from 40 to 150# are aggressively coming up on chummed sardinas, cedars and feathers have been hit or miss. The dorado bite went wide open today in front of La Ribera, all under 10#, with a few being taken on the troll up to 40#. The blue marlin bite has been very consistent over the last month with one or two being taken daily. Other billfish include sailfish showing up in the last week with the warm water. One or two are being hooked daily per boat. Striped marlin have moved out with very few being landed lately. A few roosters to 50# here and there near Frailes, small ones in front of Punta Colorada and La Ribera. Some pargo, cabrilla and anberjack are still being taken on jigs in front of La Ribera.”