MEXICO - CABO SAN LUCAS / EAST CAPE

Location

East Cape is on the Sea of Cortez side of the peninsula, one hour north of the famed resort town of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

The Fishing

The Baja Peninsula and the warm tropical waters of the Sea of Cortez boasts incredible blue skies and dry, sunny weather to snorkel, swim or fish. The protected waters of the Sea of Cortez are typically a much calmer nautical experience than fishing the offshore waters of the Pacific or Atlantic oceans. The Peninsula is over a thousand miles long and is a desert with a mountain range, beautiful beaches and offshore reefs. It's the fishing that Baja is best known: Blue, Black and Striped Marlin, Sailfish, Wahoo, Tuna, Yellowtail, Roosterfish and Dorado.

Fishing the Sea of Cortez is still dominated by local family fishermen and adventuresome sportsmen. Both have garnered a certain love and respect for the prized resource and work diligently to protect it. Both local captains and North American anglers have united to practice catch and release to ensure a long and rich resource for many generations to come.

Cabo comes into it's own during the winter months. From early January to April, this area is hot for marlin and sails. But, don't expect multiple hookups. That doesn't happen here. One or two fish per day per boat. Accommodations range from ultra beach resorts to more common condo developments. The Cabo area has been heavily developed over the past twenty years in cooperation with the Mexican Government.

The real reward of fishing in the East Cape region is the opportunity to step back in time, leave the stress and pace behind and to enjoy a rich and unspoiled diverse fishing environment found nowhere else in the world. You will come away from your East Cape fly fishing experience with new appreciation, new skills and a new passion for a unique and beautiful corner of the world.


Trip Information

Documents Required

A current U.S. passport will be required for all United States citizens entering Mexico. It is highly recommended that U.S. citizens present a passport that is valid for at least six months after the last day of the trip. If your passport expires before then, please renew it prior to departing on your trip.

If you hold citizenship in a country other than the United States, please check with your national consulate / passport center for citizenship documents required for travel to Mexico.

Boats and Equipment

Custom-built, 26 foot ocean catamarans powered by twin 4-stroke engines that are quiet, fume free and powerful

Species

roosterfish, striped marlin, dorado, jack crevelle, blue marlin, black marlin, sierra Spanish mackeral, sailfish, yellowfin tuna, skipjack tuna, wahoo, trevally, giant lady fish, red and cubera snapper, pompano, amberjack

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Season

Year-round

Capacity

8 anglers

Accommodations

Los Milagros is a small, boutique style hotel located in the centre of downtown Cabo, within walking distance to the best restaurants and bars. It is only 5 minutes from the marina and and several excellent shopping opportunities are nearby. The enclosed courtyard design means that once you step inside the gates you enter the peaceful world of a traditional Mexican parador, leaving the noise and bustle of the tourist world and Cabo's vibrant nightlife behind. Your mornings are filled with the sound of a babbling fountain where tropical birds come to bathe. Your afternoons can be spent lounging on the terraza, enjoying the wonderful courtyard gardens and alfresco area or soaking in the plunge pool while enjoying soothing background music.

Perched on a hill, Hotel Finisterra overlooks the town of Cabo San Lucas, with the Sea of Cortez to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west. The location of the hotel offers incredible views complemented by a feeling of seclusion, but also provides easy access with walking distance to downtown and the Marina. The hotel offers tastefully appointed rooms and suites with a lavish pool and swim-up bar with breath-taking views. From your cliff-side vantage point, enjoy one of the best views in Cabo from the Whale Watcher Bar that overlooks the water and seven acres of private beach.

Getting There

Several major airlines offer nonstop flights to Cabo San Lucas and Los Cabos from many cities in the United States. The Los Cabos airport is located 8 miles north of San Jose del Cabo and 29 miles northeast of Cabo San Lucas

After clearing Customs and Immigration at the airport, a Flytreks representative will greet you just outside of Customs and Immigration. From the airport, you will be driven in a comfortable, air-conditioned passenger van for the 30-minute ride to your hotel.

What's included

  • Being met by a Flytreks representative as soon as you clear customs in Cabo San Lucas
  • Number of nights accommodations as specified in booking
  • Number of days guided fishing as specified in booking
  • Round trip ground transportation from the Cabo San Lucas airport to the hotel

What's not included

  • Round trip airfare to Cabo San Lucas
  • All meals
  • Fishing equipment
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Gratuities
  • Departure tax is typically included in international airfare – please check with airline
  • Personal items

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