Got tuna?


Esaul Valdez of Hotel Buena Vista Beach Resort on the East Cape with one of two tuna caught yesterday (10-30) at Gordo Banks, fishing out of San Jose on the Dottie II with Vicente. Weights were estimated with a formula because by the time they came back to the marina nobody is there, so with…

GO GIANTS-GO MOSCA! Any Giants fans out there?


A S.F. Giants fan and Buena Vista Beach Resort guest, sent these after they made it into the World Series. Why to represent!! “So I wore BV shirts listening to the last three games (wins) against the Reds, including this one during game 4.  It was good luck again tonight!!! Saludos” “Dude this stuff’s getting…

Beerman’s lastest Fish Tails


Tuesday October 23 Fish Tales – Local angler Tom (Beerman) Kolasinski, fishes on the ECLIPSE with Alex and Carlos ever chance he gets, even when there are no tournaments going on. Here’s his first-hand account from Tuesday’s trip. Ok, the tuna tournament is over, the water has calmed and we’re back to fun-fishing. Targets for…

Fall is here!


Last week we had more great fishing with many sails and marlin released as well as roosters, but most of all; it was still all about the dorado. High boat for the week was the super panga MOSCA with Victor and angler Ron Holleyhead, with 8 dorado. Anglers headed out early so they could get…

Tuna tourney-the journey Day 1 of 3


The following is a three day journal account from local anglerTom Kolasinski, who was prefishing for a tuna tournament on the ECLIPSE with Alex and Carlos offshore. There are three posts for this one. 2012 October 9, 11 and 13 Fish Tales Trilogy Part 1 Let’s call this a trilogy as the first 2 days…

Tuna tourney-the journey Day 2 of 3


2012 October 9, 11 and 13 Fish Tales Trilogy Part 2 Day 2 starts off as did Tuesday but instead of heading south we go east. At 24 miles we come upon a big school of porpoise. These are the wee small spotted porpoise, some not larger than a football- sized tuna and, it looks…

Tuna tourney-the journey Day 3 of 3


2012 October 9, 11, and 13 Fish Tales Trilogy Part 3 — Tournament Day! The weather forecast beginning a week ago has been calling for 20-knot winds and up to 8-foot seas. The total day has been “yellow flagged” for small craft warning. It looks like the weather men are right. I have been checking…

Prefishing Hurricane Paul


10-5 to 10-12 Grant Oepkes’ crew started us off last week on the ECLIPSE with 5 dorado and 4 tuna, while others released some sailfish; but high boat for the day was the DOTTIE BII, with the Thomas Holt group in terms of variety. They scored 7 dorado, 2 pargo, 1 wahoo and 1 bota….

WOW – What a week!


The good fishing continues, despite some rain for a few days but we only stayed off the water on Friday. In fact, we had less rain on the water than we did at the resort. Although we don’t usually have much rain around here, over the past few weeks we’ve had more than in the…