Mag Bay CRAZY Marlin Action

pvmarlin

Aquaholic, Need Vitamin Sea
Dec 20, 2004
125
192
43
Magdalena Bay - SLC
magbaylures.com
Name
Toby
Boat
36' ProKat
The fishing right now outside of Magdalena Bay San Carlos is above and beyond the norm for this time of year, which is always great! Our last group of only 3 clients spent almost no time at all in 3 days without rods bent. One day the best we can count on marlin was 29 striped marlin, 2 blue marlin, and around 15 to 20 dorado. After around 10 marlin we lost track and we released dorado left and right. In the 3 days we had somewhere close to 42 marlin 40 dorado and in reality it was more like 2 offshore only, because we got tired of marlin 2 of the 3 days and came in early searching for grouper, (which we did not find unfortunately) but we did find quite a few small yellows, bonita, and a bunch of other bottom fish. The seas were pretty rough with alot of wind so we just were not able to search for wahoo out on the ridge, and any lines that hit the water the marlin or dorado were grabbing in minutes. It was funny to leave a huge school of marlin at noon to go for grouper, but we used light tackle so clients were pretty tired. Long story short, if you are coming to mag bay get ready for some serious fishing, if you are not might want to plan a trip for guaranteed marlin as long as weather lets us get out. We did kill 3 marlin, one blue that died on the line because it was on a triple marlin hookup and could not chase anything, and the other two to feed people we provide fish to in the town and to fill client coolers. Other than our daily limits, all fish were released. Here are a few pics.

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pvmarlin

Aquaholic, Need Vitamin Sea
Dec 20, 2004
125
192
43
Magdalena Bay - SLC
magbaylures.com
Name
Toby
Boat
36' ProKat
great report Toby!! I will be down in 10/24 will you be there?
Whats up buddy, dang man, I will miss you this trip but just let me know anything you need. You will definitely slay alot of fish (even if I'm not with ya lol) as the water is super fishy out there and pretty sure its goona stay through December. But we will see. Chat with you soon man - thanks
 

pvmarlin

Aquaholic, Need Vitamin Sea
Dec 20, 2004
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Magdalena Bay - SLC
magbaylures.com
Name
Toby
Boat
36' ProKat
Glad the wind didn't keep you ashore and you made a terrific trip of it.
Thanks Bill, we went there with Wahoo in our sights and of course were a little bumbed, but at least we were able to get a truly phenomenal trip out of it, even if we were wet most the time, haha. It looks like if you get a chance the next few days look pretty dang good. If you do go best of luck out there man.
 

MattD310

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Aug 14, 2019
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El Segundo, CA
Name
Matt D
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23' Striper
Thanks for another amazing trip Toby. The two triple hook ups and pulling in that huge blue made this a really memorable trip. When I said I was hoping for a couple marlin, I didn't think you'd deliver over 40! Haha My wife is also happy with all the Dorado I brought home. I should be good for a couple weeks! See you again soon.

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pvmarlin

Aquaholic, Need Vitamin Sea
Dec 20, 2004
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Magdalena Bay - SLC
magbaylures.com
Name
Toby
Boat
36' ProKat
next trip i'll make sure the weather is better for us, hahahah worked out though was a ton of fun and thanks for the great time! "Another Rod on the Boat" hahahaha will never forget that one lol
 
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pvmarlin

Aquaholic, Need Vitamin Sea
Dec 20, 2004
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Magdalena Bay - SLC
magbaylures.com
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Toby
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36' ProKat
Way to go. Pretty good up at our end wahoo showing some
marlin but what you found was Mag Bay in the old days
Need some more magbay lurs they are working great
will place a large order today. Bob
Hey man. Yea I was surprised to see so many of them out there, pretty cool stuff. I hear you guys are doing pretty good up there on the wahoo and small yellowfin so thats great! Probably more and more marlin headed over soon as well. Chat with ya soon amigo.
 

joezee1986

Baja Bound Salt Junkies
Sep 5, 2012
340
294
63
Chico, CA
Name
Joseph Zaragoza
Boat
Last Cast Ensenada / Mag Bay Lodge
Thanks for another amazing trip Toby. The two triple hook ups and pulling in that huge blue made this a really memorable trip. When I said I was hoping for a couple marlin, I didn't think you'd deliver over 40! Haha My wife is also happy with all the Dorado I brought home. I should be good for a couple weeks! See you again soon.

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Good picture Matt!
 

joezee1986

Baja Bound Salt Junkies
Sep 5, 2012
340
294
63
Chico, CA
Name
Joseph Zaragoza
Boat
Last Cast Ensenada / Mag Bay Lodge
next trip i'll make sure the weather is better for us, hahahah worked out though was a ton of fun and thanks for the great time! "Another Rod on the Boat" hahahaha will never forget that one lol
You can predict the weather. But you can always make the best out of a shitty situation.