Gio Algamirando and Salvador Lopez from Santa Ana joined Scott Buchert from Corona del Mar yesterday on the 3/4 day boat San Diego out of Seaforth Sportfishing in San Diego for some offshore fishing. They were not disappointed.
"Best trip I've ever made in my life," said Algamirando. "This was the best crew and Captain that I have ever fished with."
Captain Ryan Bostian pointed the bow of the San Diego south into the Baja California Norte waters that have been so consistent in 2012. The fall weather was sunny, warm, with flat calm seas. Very typical for this time of year.
Bostian worked hard looking for kelp after kelp and keeping keeping all the passengers on deck well informed as to what was going on and what he was looking for.
Before long, Bostian located a floating kelp paddy that was jugged with 5-10 pound yellowtail. There were also signs of tuna and dorado too.
"I have never been in a wide open yellowtail bite before this trip," said Lopez. "This was a dream come true for me as it was wild; every time I threw a bait, it was an instant hook-up." Most of the anglers on board were hooked up to and landing yellowtail.
While a fly-linned sardine was very effective so was a surface or yo-yo iron. Scott Buchert raved about how good the Captain and crew were. "They were always on deck helping," said Buchert. "This is a great boat for beginners and experts alike."
The San Diego ended up with limits of yellowtail, 1 bluefin tuna and 3 dorado. Algamirando not only took a limit of yellowtail but he also caught 2 of the three dorado taken on board the San Diego.
"We pride ourselves on good customer service while trying to provide the best fishing opportunities possible," said Bostian. Judging from the comments I heard from passengers on this trip, I would have to say mission accomplished. Bostian will be joining Phil Friedman Outdoors Radio tonight at 8pm. If you miss him live, the show will be archived and available 24/7 for you.
The San Diego is running daily trips to the rich offshore fishing grounds. Call 619 224 3383 or you can book on line.
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