Bisbee’s winning team caught a 437 pound black marlin


EAST CAPE, Baja California Sur, Mex. – A 437 pound black marlin caught in the Bisbee’s East Cape Offshore Tournament (ECO) was worth more than a quarter million dollars to angler Andrew Hughes and his fish-fighting team.  Along with Hughes’ check for $258,683, eleven winners in various divisions plus jackpot dollars brought the total payout…

There’s lots of fish around


July 26-August 2 Report Hotel Buenavista Beach Resort As the hotel/resort prepares for the Bisbee Offshore Tournament, things could hardly be better:  Water temps in the mid-80s, air into the mid-90s and very little, if any, wind. Perhaps best of all, big blue marlin have been seen at most of our traditional fishing points! Schools…

The fishing was excellent this week


July 19 – July 26, 2017 Hotel Buenavista Beach Resort The sea was calm in the mornings, flat as a lake, with little or no wind until after 3:00 p.m. when it blew a little … up to 6 knots. Water temp was near the mid 80s. The weather temp was around the low- to…

Bisbee’s East Cape Tournament its almost here!!


July 12-19 Report Hotel Buenavista Beach Resort Air temps ranged from low- to mid-90s.  Virtually no wind; the little wind there was came from the southeast at 6 knots or less and was very fishy. Water temperatures reached into the high 80s. Although it was a slow week for us, as far as the number…

Wildlife viewing no matter which way you go


July 5-12 Report Hotel Buenavista Beach Resort Weather has been great; very little wind all week except for one day when it was up to 10 knots from the southeast. Air temps a little on the sizzle side … into the mid-90s and humid. Water temperatures in the mid-80s up and down East Cape ……

Our inshore fishing remains great as weather cools


June 21-28 Report Hotel Buenavista Beach Resort A southeast wind blew up to 10 knots a couple of days and was followed by a north wind which blew up to 12 knots which ruffled and cooled the water for our anglers.  All fishing inshore was very good, primarily from La Ribera point south to El…

Fishing in a word: Great!


June 14-20 Report Hotel Buenavista Beach Resort Everything is shaping up as the ideal summer with temperatures in the low- to high-80s.  Breezes up to about 7 knots. Water temps were in the low-80s. Both hotel cruisers and pangas scored on yellowfin tuna, dorado, marlin, and roosterfish; add to the mix plenty of aquatic wildlife…

Fishing was as good as the weather


June 7-14 Report Hotel Buenavista Beach Resort Air temperatures in the mid-80s; southeast winds from 1 to 6 knots.  Perfecto! Water temperatures similar ranging from low- to mid-80s. Fishing was as good as the weather.  Luiz Diaz and Ron Viodes from Wilmington and Lakewood, Calif. had a very busy week with red snapper, tuna, wahoo,…

We go to all points of the compass looking for fish


May 31-June 7 Report Hotel Buenavista Beach Resort Baja winds blew from the north at 6- to 10-knots while the water temps dipped from the high- to the low-70s.  Air temperatures have remained a consistent low-80s with nice sunny skies following some morning clouds.  Wind blew from north 6 to 10 knots. As for fishing,…

Very good week for fishing and “tying the knot”


May 24-31 Report Hotel Buenavista Beach Resort Southeast winds from 7 to 16 knots made for a few bumps and whitecaps, but all-in-all it was a very good week for fishing.  Water temperatures ranged from the mid-70s to low-80s. Fish were scattered, so hotel boat skippers went in various directions looking for big ones ……

It’s all about the bait


May 17-23 Report Hotel Buenavista Beach Resort Weather has been great with high temps in the low- to mid-80s and light to moderate winds of up to about 8 knots.  Water temperatures are in the low 80s and seem to be climbing. Yellowfin tuna are on the bite grabbing dead squid down below Los Frailes….

Fishing was pretty darn good!!!


May 10 -16 Report Hotel Buenavista Beach Resort          It was something of an “odd” week with unnecessary wind ranging from 6- to 16-mph that lasted though last weekend.  Fishing was nevertheless pretty darn good … and in some cases, perfect.  Hard to figure!          In the “hard to figure” category was a very consistent…