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39960 DT 26/0 Tiger Tamer Hi carbon in line

39960 DT 26/0 Tiger Tamer Hi carbon in line
26/0 Hi Carbon big game circle fish hook ideal for shark tuna marlin swordfish catfish and huge hali

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Lucky Joes Stainless Steel Bait hooks 10827

Lucky Joes Stainless Steel Bait hooks 10827
Black stainless steel multi purpose game fishing hooks can be used as stinger hooks also. 25 pack

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39960 DT 26/0 Tiger Tamer Hi carbon in line

39960 DT 26/0 Tiger Tamer Hi carbon in line
26/0 Hi Carbon big game circle fish hook ideal for shark tuna marlin swordfish catfish and huge hali

PRICE: $6.99

Lucky Joes Stainless Steel Bait hooks 10827

Lucky Joes Stainless Steel Bait hooks 10827
Black stainless steel multi purpose game fishing hooks can be used as stinger hooks also. 25 pack

PRICE: $1.95

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 Apr 19, 2006; 02:15PM
 Category:  Sportfishing Charters
 Name for Contacts:  Pro Sportfishing - Brian Barragy
 Phone:  713-398-7764
 City:  Houston
 State:  Texas
 Country:  USA, Guatemala, Mexico
 Description:  At Pro Sportfishing, we are dedicated to providing our customers with the best professional sport fishing charter experience in Mexico and Guatemala. Sport fishing is our passion and we put that same passion into how we approach the fishing charter service that continues to grow thanks to our many happy customers. We feel that the most important thing for our customers is to be able to relax and enjoy the important things about the trip instead of worrying about the details, that's what we are here for. As the largest owner/operator fishing charter in Guatemala, you can count on us to exceed your expectations. We want to see you back for your next trip! Visit us at

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fishing tips and tricks
 Aug 5, 2003; 09:20PM - LAKE GASTON
 Category:  Freshwater Bass Fishing Tips
 Author Name:  Steve vonBrandt/S&K Guide Service
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Click here to enlarge Tip&Trick Description 1: Lake Gaston'

Lake Gaston is located in both Virginia and North Carolina. It is a large lake of 20,300 acres. Many professional and amateur tournaments are held here each year, so it receives a good deal of fishing pressure. This is where we competed in the Regional Finals for the Red Man Tournament Trail in 2000. The main species of fish in the lake are largemouth bass, striped bass, and black crappie. Other species include some walleye, chain pickerel, white perch, bluegill, and catfish. The main forage base is composed of alewife, gizzard shad, threadfin shad, and herring.

Lake Gaston has relatively stable water levels, and high quality water. There is a good population of largemouth bass, with many large fish available. Most of the bass we catch at Gaston run around 15 inches and about 1 1/2 pounds. We have caught numerous 5 and 6 pounders and some larger fish were caught in the finals. In fact, some of these fish were 8 or 9 pounds. The lake record is 14 pounds 2 ounces, so there are plenty of big bass left in Lake Gaston. Gaston's striped bass fishery depends mainly on stocking. Many striped bass are caught each year that weigh 3 to 8 pounds, but plenty of 20 pounders are taken each year. The walleyes are doing good at Gaston also and many trophy fish of 8, 9 , & 10 pounds are caught.

The striped bass make a spawning run each year up to the Roanoke river in April and May. Lake Gaston has a variety of structure also, such as submerged bridges, stumps, submerged roads, and lots of grass in the summer. Most of the water flowing into Lake Gaston comes from the Roanoke river. The visibility in the lake usually ranges from 4-8 feet, although heavy rains can make it muddy. There is a thermocline in Gaston in the summer at about 20-25 feet. In the summer, oxygen levels are low are far down as Great Creek. The bottom is sand and gravel with some flats covered in silt, and clay hillsides. The shoreline is mostly wooded, with some high slopes. North Carolina Power and Virginia Power owns the entire 350 mile shoreline. There are lots of docks, rip rapped banks, and brushpiles. there are really a lot weeds, including elodea, milfoil, and hydrilla. This is especially true in the creek arms and coves, with the deep weedline at about 10 feet. They do treat the grass and also have added some grass carps.

The best locations for largemouth bass in the spring (March & April), are the northside creeks, especially Pea Hill and Lizard. They normally turn on first as soon as the water temperature reaches about 50 degrees. The next places that turn on is the southside arms, especially Lees and Poe. We like to fish these areas around the boathouses, rip rap, and laydowns with a chrome / blue rattlin Rapala and a Colorado spinnerbait. We stick to the structure that is in the 5-10 foot deep water. Bass here start to spawn around April 15th, and last till around June. The other areas that can be real productive are Pea Hill and Six-Pound Creeks. Sometimes we use floating worms, and wacky-rig them for some hot action. Another method that works good in these areas is soft plastic jerkbaits. During the tournament, and at other times also, we really caught most of the better fish on these baits. Fin-S-Shads were our top producers. Lake Gaston is known for a good topwater bite. You can really get into some decent bass in these areas on buzzbaits and poppers also. Even Zara Spooks produce well at times.

Later in the year, about June, the largemouth like to relate to classic bottom structure like humps, points, and stream channels, or even large beds of hydrilla. These hydrilla beds produce large bass as well as numbers until about September. We usually probe the deep weedline with a Texas-rigged worm or Yamamoto grub. The 'SENKO's' also produce well here. Usually in the mornings and at dark, we twitch jerkbaits over the top of the hydrilla, or even throw buzzbaits.

If you like to fish structure, then the main lake points at creek mouths like Pretty Creek are good. Another good spot that has bass on humps and drop offs is Hubquarter and Lyons Creeks. The 15-20 foot deep area are best, as that is where most of the baitfish are. Carolina rigged lizards are a good choice, as are for worms, 'SENKO's' and grubs. At times, we catch good fish here on deeper crankbaits as well. The water starts to cool off a lot in October and November, and the bass start moving back to the 5-10 foot deep water. The best areas at this time are Jimmie's, Lizard, and Six-Pound Creeks. We use a 3/8 to 1/2 ounce jig at this time, with a black/blue or brown/orange 'Uncle Josh Pork trailer'.

We like to carry several spinning rods for the lighter lures, in different lengths, from 6-61/2 feet, with a medium action, in a good graphite rod such as a G Loomis. We like Shimano reels, spooled with a 8-10 pound Stren. For baitcasters, we carry a variety of rods, in 6 1/2 to 7 foot lengths, in a medium/hvy action, and a crankbait rod, in 7 foot. We use Lew's and G Loomis rods, and Shimano Chronarch reels on most outfits, with 17-20 pound test Stren.

Steve Vonbrandt
S&K Guide Service / Life member B.A.S.S./N.A.F.C./B.B.R.C./ 1998 B.B.W.C.DE

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 Apr 17, 2003; 09:53AM - Turn key bait boat and brand new net
 Category:  Boats
 Price:  45,000 neg, need to sell bought house
 Name for Contacts:  Mark Kuljis
 Phone:  415-720-0334
 City:  SanRafael
 State:  Ca.
 Country:  usa
Description 1: Been in family since it was new, 58 ft. limit seiner ready to fish ,holds 300scoops

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 Jan 17, 2011; 01:03PM - Cabo Bite Report
 Category:  Mexico Cabo San Lucas
 Author Name:  George Landrum
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Report Description:  
Capt. George Landrum
Fly Hooker Sportfishing

January 10-16, 2011

Weather: We have continued the cool weather as our daytime highs have been in the low 80's and the early morning, dark outside lows have been down to 57 degrees. Cold, but not too bad, on my trip back to Cabo it was 38 degrees in Guerrero Negro in the morning! We had clear skies with just a light wind from the northwest except for the 12th and 13th when we had some clouds and no wind.

Water: We had cool 68 degree water close to shore on the Cortez side and warmer 70 degree water offshore of there to start the week. On the Pacific side it was an average of 70 degrees until you got outside of the San Jaime Banks, then it dropped to 66 degrees. At the end of the week the warmer water from the south moved up and it was 70 degrees across the board almost as far as the boats could go, with the exception of a plume of 68 degree water that pushed down from the northeast and ran from the 1150 spot to the Cabrillo Seamount.

Bait: Bait was difficult to get this week as the bait boats don't seem to be able to find anything to catch. In order to get ten decent bait many boats had to go to three or four bait catchers, and still ended up with a few grunts or look-downs in the tank. Regardless of the types of bait, the boats still wanted $3 per bait. There appear to be better and more bait available in San Jose, but there is a territory dispute going on and the local guys are not letting the San Jose guys come here to sell, sigh. And of course they are not willing to go up there to get any, sigh. And it is an hour run for us to get up there, then an hour run back, sigh.


Billfish: Let's see, a private 10 boat tournament for Striped Marlin and on the first day only one was caught. That one was caught close to home. Tell's the story of our marlin bite for the week. There are a few being seen but not many of them will bite. This has to be the slowest Marlin action I have seen in years.

Yellowfin Tuna: There were scattered fish, just as we had last week. Sometimes we could fins them out past the 1,000 fathom line to the south, other times just four miles off of the lighthouse on the Pacific side. The key was to be the first boat to find the fish, then you had a chance. If you were not the first boat then your chances were really lowered. None of the fish this week were large fish, the biggest I heard of was 35 pounds. Most of them were in the 12-20 pound class with an occasional school found that averaged 20 pounds. Many of the boats were flying tuna flags for Bonito. There were plenty of them around due to the cooler water. Average size for them was 4-5 pounds with an occasional school of 15-20 pound fish. Working yo-yo's over the rock piles around Punta Gorda kicked out some Yellowfin but the majority of fish caught there, as on the Pacific coastline, were Bonito averaging 15 pounds.

Dorado: Once in a while a fish in the 10-12 pound class was caught, bu these appeared to be stray fish, and were found close to the beach. There were no concentrations found this week, not even under floating debris. Cold water normally equals slow Dorado fishing and that is what we are seeing now. Give us another couple of weeks and Dorado will almost completely disappear.

Wahoo: Just like last week, as usual this time of year, lots of Wahoo flags flying everywhere and people get excited. Then they are educated about “Mexican Wahoo” Lots of sierra, but nothing really big, mostly 2-5 lbs.

Halibut: Just joking!!

Inshore: On one day, off the next, or maybe it was just a matter of the right place at the right time, but the Sierra bite was either wide open or non-existent. Personally, I think the schools were moving around really fast and if you could not find them in one spot, you had to cruise the beach fast in order to find out where they were. Once you got into them, limits were easy to get, but the fish were small at 2-5 pounds. Just like last week, the offshore fishing was slow so there were a lot of large boats working the shoreline for Sierra as well just to give their clients a chance to put some fish on the table. The Yellowtail bite was fair, with fish that are small by northern standards but decent by ours at an average of 12 pounds. A few Grouper and Amberjack rounded up the inshore catch reports except for an abundance of Bonito!

Notes: Lots of Whales out there!! A few of the restaurants are advertising “Marlin Tostados”. Please let them know, when you see those signs, that you will not eat there due to the marlin being on the menu! Thanks!

If you are getting your own fishing licenses, you must have pesos!!! The people that sell the licenses around the marina can no longer take dollars from anyone. Get pesos the day before! No one has change for your US $100 at 6AM. 140 pesos per person per day, 290 pesos for weekly and 540 pesos for a yearly. Unless of course you buy them on Friday, that guy doesn't add a surcharge.

My music for the day is the sound of the pre-game show turned up loud in the living room. No one has any belief in the Seahawks! Come on, let's show them!!! Go Hawks!
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Gordo Banks Pangas

San Jose del Cabo

January 17, 2011

Anglers –

Though this winter season has been cooler than it has been for the past couple of seasons, visitors are still able to enjoy sunny skies with temperatures reaching into the 70s. Crowds have been moderate, people are having a fine time participating in the many outdoor activities available, while much of the United States is enduring harsh wet and icy conditions. Ocean water temperatures are some five degrees cooler than they were at this same period last year, now averaging 67 to 69 degrees, with some warmer currents found close to 20 miles offshore.

Sardinas have been available in good quantities on most days, being found near Palmilla and north towards Vinorama. No mackerel or sardinetas off of the San Jose del Cabo area at this time. Local fleets have been finding the most consistent action within several miles of shore.

Most common catches recently have been for sierra, pargo (yellow snapper), skipack, dorado, amberjack, yellowtail, triggerfish and bonito. Surprisingly, considering the cooler water temperatures, there have been quite a few dorado around, though most of these fish have been under ten pounds, good time to catch and release the smaller females. Some charters are catching up to a dozen of these schooling dorado, using sardinas for bait has been the most successful. The same areas are producing a wide variety of structure species, a mix of leopard grouper, amberjack, yellowtail, bonito and snapper are being hooking into off the rock piles on both bait and yo-yo jigs, it was not uncommon to catch six to eight different species off of the same spot. No large yellowtail being found, they have been the fire cracker models of 4 to 8 pounds.

A handful of yellowfin tuna were caught earlier in the week, these fish were in the 15 to 20 pound range, but with the water on a continuing cooling trend this action is now fading out. Until water conditions warm up a bit most of the action will be closer to shore for sierra of off the bottom rocky areas for a variety of species, all of which are good eating.

Plenty of whale watching to be done now, the peak migration of both humpback and gray whales will occur during the next couple of months. There have been some sea lions lurking on the fishing grounds that have been very aggressive, repeatedly stealing anglers fish as they were trying to reel them to the boat, it has not really mattered what type of fish, dorado, snapper, yellowtail, they liked them all.

The combined fleet of pangas launching out of La Playita/Puerto Los Cabos sent out approximately 57 charters for the week, with anglers reporting a fish count of: 1 wahoo, 16 yellowfin tuna, 172 dorado, 212 sierra, 18 roosterfish, 17 amberjack, 25 cabrilla, 66 pargo, 18 bonito, 68 yellowtail and 18 triggerfish.

Good Fishing, Eric

Eric Brictson
800 4081199
Los Cabos 1421147

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