First let me apologize for not reporting last week. Things were a little crazy for me last week and I completely forgot to post a report. This week was a week to remember for Dorado. We saw at least 5 dorado that weighed in at over 50 lbs., the biggest weighing 55lbs. We weighed more than 20 dorado over 40lbs. and 20 dorado over 30lbs. This week’s pictures looked a lot like the pictures we took in last year dorado shoot out. Most of the dorado were taken to the north of Hotel Palmas De Cortez around the shark buoys.
We didn’t see any tuna this week until today. The J&B, Miss Petunia and El Loco II found a school of porpoise to the north of the hotel today. The biggest tuna was landed by the J&B and weighed in at 65lbs. The other two tunas weighed in at 25lbs. and 30lbs. Both were landed on cedar plugs, while the 65lb. tuna was landed on live bait.
Jonathan and Jennifer Medrano landed a few nice roosters and dorado while on board the super panga “Siboney”. Their prize catch was 3 roosters that were all over 50lbs. and the biggest dorado of the week weighing in at 55lbs. Jonathan and Jennifer also landed a few nice jacks, dorado and more than 20 roosters during their two week stay.
We also wanted to give a big thanks to the two groups that invaded Palmas De Cortez this week. The first to arrive on Wednesday was the annual Father, Son and Buddies tournament. Jack Richardson puts on a wonderful tournament every year which includes a clothes give away for all the hotel employees, a poker night, raffles and a fishing tournament. It is in my opinion the most organized tournament I’ve seen put on at Van Wormer Resorts. My hats off to Jack and his crew for putting on a great tournament. If you would like information on the Father Son and Buddies Tournament check there website at www.fathersonandbuddies.com
The second group was the Baja Sportfishing Fraternity who came down for their 5 annual tournament. Dan Shaver puts on a great two day fishing tournament every year at Hotel Palmas De Cortez. One of the teams today landed a nice 52lb. dorado while fishing on the Billfighter.
That’s it for this week amigos! Keep your eyes open for a great Father’s Day promotion that will be offered next week and will expire on Father’s Day. Eddie Dalmau/Baja’s Van Wormer Resorts