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Saturday was the start of the Zaragoza 72nd International Billfish Tournament. Lots of dolphin out there. They also found some billfish. The yellowtail fishing in close has been pretty spectacular. Sounds like a similar year to the previous with tons of skipjack feeding on tiny larvae. We will be back in a few days, so hopefully I will have a more comprehensive report next week. I scrambled for a ballyhoo and pitched it to him but the hook didn’t set. The boats are busy, so hopefully the weather cooperates! The water was dirty, but they found our colorful lures trolled slow and deep. Believe me that you want some wind out there to keep things cool(er)! more » Lower Otay Reservoir Staff Lower Otay Reservoir 11-30-2020 Trout Season Opener is December 4th. In close there were plenty of yellowtail, but only about 2 – 3 pounds! One boat had an epic day Monday jigging at the Island, but they were a little tougher to catch on Tuesday. One friend was at the Island briefly with no luck. A few dorado to 20 pounds were caught, along with a few yellowtail. There are a few small yellowtail out there. There are reports of corvina in close. The pangas keep getting the large home-guards on the Seamounts with live bait. There were definitely impressive numbers around. Monday had a lot of surface activity on the Seamounts, but they have been tough to get to bite anything but trolled lures. At first the forecasts looked pretty threatening. The water should start cooling soon and push the bonita away. That’s the largest ever weighed in a tournament here! photo from the 3rd International Billfish Tournament in 1950. They are partying on the weekends like it’s the end of the world. It followed the teaser to the first wave before we switched it off to a bait. There is still a lot of bait in the water. It’s pretty dismal !!! Lavon Fishing Report Dec 2, 2020 GOOD. The bait balls aren’t concentrated on the sargasso and are on the move. They were coming up in packs of a dozen around noon, slurping down tiny baits. The cold water and seaweed should fuel a massive Spring hatch of bait. We must have caught twenty the other day trolling, with a few yellowtail to 15 pounds. The blue water was pushing right up to the points. A little bit of weather lately, but still some nice days and not too hot. We stayed at the bass club which was very nice. We did have a nice 150 pound marlin come in on a 3″ lure inside the Bay. I saw one just a mile out, so they could be found in close too. A few very small Dorado are out there. Water temps have dropped, but the bonita are still out there in great numbers. Purple still seems to be a hot color. There is some bait around, but the waves stir things up. No dorado were weighed. I haven’t caught anything besides some small triggers and snapper on my morning walks. The yellowtail were still often focused on the small baits though. There are some Sierra off the points around San Carlos. One boat headed offshore with little success. I heard of a couple better catches and one to 19 pounds. Tranquillo landed a 577# marlin to win $2.5M in the Black and Blue. The marlin are gone for the year. Fishing Report. One very large Almaco Jack was taken on a popper. I’m not saying that everyone is catching, but they are out there! It was a fantastic day of fishing and the weather was perfect. There is lots of bait in the bays and along the shorelines. So, you never know what the day will hold. The bait does not seem to be around, so why would the big fish be here. The shrimp too, though small, were extremely delicate and flavorful. The cool water is coming in closer, which is most likely where the fish are. Follow: AZ Hunting and Fishing apps. Most have been on the jig, with a few on the poppers. Dorado were caught on seaweed at 40 mi. A few marlin have been seen in close. We will see marlin within the week. The large dolphin pods are not here yet, which is a sign that the real action is on the way. Current fly fishing reports and conditions for Big Lake in Arizona! s.src = u + '?v=' + (+new Date()); The action sounds well offshore. I think that they will be biting good at times, but they have easy pickings. Click on the river tabs below to expand the fishing conditions and report. They were reluctant to bite on the surface and my friend had the magic jigging pattern that I couldn’t match. San Carlos Lake Fishing Report 2020 by Alima April 25, 2020 Fish az fishing reports news and central california fishing report for fish az fishing reports news and san carlos fishing report yearly best bets crie action just got better As with every tournament this year, a day was cancelled due to the port being closed. At least we were putting food on the table last week. Local team Predator (pictured above) caught a 377# Blue to win the daily and most of the jackpots in the first tournament for $450K. I caught a nice variety of fish on small jigs. That, coupled with water around 90 degrees, leads to some tough fishing. There is still some dirty water and it will be a full moon, but get out there tomorrow. Up the coast sounded slow too. Redfishing still excellent!!! Looks like a few good weather days in the forecast too! It broke the rope and maxed out the scale. For example, there have been some 3-4 fish catches from the Island jigging and trolling. We had thunderstorms pop up, and even have a category 4 hurricane far to the south. _Hasync.push(['Histats.fasi', '1']); Several times we have passed a dolphin pod of a couple thousand a few miles offshore. The full moon and tides are coming up, so we’ll keep our fingers crossed for this week! A few boats fished offshore for a couple of billfish, one at 300 pounds, and some yellowtail at San Marcos. Looking like some windy days this week, but we’ll be trying to put something on the table. We just have to be great to win! The Saturday jackpot though was won up the coast with a 14.1 pound fish. I saw a lot of nice wahoo and tuna photos from the East Cape of Baja, along with plenty of 20-30# dorado. It took a half hour, but we managed to catch that 40# bull! pic by PQ Almada of Catch-22 Sportfishing. There are lots of fat bonita out there and some good yellowtail. Bait still seems limited, little current breaks, and no debris. It looks calm in the extended forecast and the full moon should pull up some water from the south. One thing we are sure of is that the pelagics aren’t here. They usually follow the squid. Thankfully it was timed to some good weather too! San Carlos Fishing Report with yearly guide, weekly fishing reports and fishing tournament information. A few small ones were being caught in close last week, then the number of boats trying dropped and I haven’t heard of too many people trying. There is still time for the tuna to show, and there could be some big marlin out there. We usually managed to scrape together a meal with some bottomfish, a few sierra, one 18 pound yellowtail by Haystack, and a few good cabrilla. We will see. Besides the typical ‘singing’ to the sea, the guys had a good time and they still probably walked away heavier. The bite has been good out there and around the Island in not that deep of water. In Utah, I caught about a hundred 4 – 7 pound rainbows at a friend’s lake. These crayfish were giant and delicious! Thursday we saw our first sailfish jumping. Report Options Current fishing report This date in previous years Yearly report Yearly report 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 Fishing reports are updated each week, usually by Thursday morning. A pack was seen at the Island and I bet that they are stacked up on the Reef. We caught three jigging and one smaller one on a small jig. Also the Yamomoto Cowboy craw got some big bites. Choke Canyon Reservoir . A few larger fish have been caught, but none like the 48 pound model I saw a photo of caught off the East Cape. I even saw the first turtle of the year. Reports from the bass lake are good. In a few days the winds will turn around again. New Year’s Day they really started to get their feed on for the quarter moon balling up these baits on the surface. As the water temp changes, the bait sources change. Arvidson Joshoa, on Chasen Tail: 7.6 kg. It’s hot in San Carlos, and unfortunately I am not talking about the fishing. Jigging farther out worked at times. Mexican law requires fishing licenses. The best bet, to also avoid seaweed, is to put your time in jigging 150-300′ of water off San Antonio. There doesn’t look to be any major blows in the forecast, with a couple days of south winds even predicted. More reports A number of small yellowtail are along the shorelines now. This is the time of year when you could find dozens of them migrating out together. Mar 08, 2015 - San Carlos Reservoir. We trolled up some big bonita on Monday, so I would expect them to add to the catch. The west winds have been incessant. We then headed to the Island which had an improved report. On Saturday before we left, I finally saw some skipjack boiling from the shore. Some marlin are in close, a big one was lost on the Reef, and there are a few farther out. The skipjack are starting to show up. The pangas are getting them on live bait off the points when the current is pulling. It’s about time they start fattening up for the spawn in a few months. Big Fish and Good Company. My friend saw one inside the point and caught one 300 yards out. I never heard an offshore report, although the water is clear and warm 17 miles to the south. While the fishing … There were lots of Thresher Sharks jumping. San Carlos Lake was formed by the construction of the Coolidge Dam and is rimmed by 158 miles (254 km) of shoreline. That’s a long ways to go though. They could be out there around big sardine balls. I believe that they were full on crab and squid that were coming up on the full moon. Some seaweed was found around 25 miles out. I believe that we may find them in close again. There were some good schools in close, but 1 – 2 miles out seems better at the moment. Someone should be out there water skiing! Change is coming. A few small dorado were caught not too far out. It slowed up a bit after the full moon, but there were plenty of yellowtail biting on Tuesday. We passed a pod of a half dozen small Orcas and one good sized male cruising in the direction of the Island. The fishing was even more spectacular. It’s not looking good, unless you are the fish. The seasons are changing, just not too fast or in any one direction. Winter is back? We couldn’t go fifty yards without a bonita bite. We need good south winds to allow the open ocean fish laden southern currents to come in. I saw one nice inshore snapper caught, but I haven’t had luck in close. Fishing... more » Lake Miramar Staff Miramar Lake 11-30-2020 Lower Otay Reservoir Did Not Disappoint This Week! Some boats got skunked! The bonita and Sierra catch has been decent. Sometimes you need to find the hungry ones! Later in the week looks good for the afternoon. It would have been worth $3.5M. It seemed to me like they were still pre-spawn, so maybe next week is still prime time to find a monster. I did see one marlin’s tail barely break the water ten yards behind my baits, moving from both short riggers, and then grabbing a small lure in the center as I was dropping a naked bait back. Followers 113 Catches 3 Spots 2 It was still very humid in the mornings, but that is changing. A few Island reports are trickling in. They sure are some of the tastiest fish I’ve had! We did make it to the lake for a day. Some yellowtail were jigged up off San Antonio. The next day his buddies showed up and things got tougher from there. Hurricane Florence left quite a mess! I must have chased and fought the fish for a few hundred yards from the bridge before my buddies got the lines in. The right areas may be pure luck. In May 2020, 7,500 fingerling Florida strain largemouth bass were stocked into the lake. Up the coast it still sounds like a smaller grade of fish. They are also settling throughout the water column. We have seen a handful of boils from Doble and mainly around the Seamounts, where we picked up one 22 pound fish. The fish at the Island and Pando are 20 pounds+, so hopefully they will turn on for the tournament next weekend. The water temp is finally in the low 80’s, and there is some clear water out there. Lately, all the seaweed has been gone by mid-June. Most boats caught 2 to 4 yellowtail, although Team Catch-a-lotta weighed 9 yellowtail weighing 150 pounds, and the big fish of the day at 21.5 pounds. 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