The Heart of Cabo San Lucas – Fishing, Tournaments, Baja Cantina and the Weather

Edited to add:

Congrats to Team TEJAS on their performance in the 2016 Cabo Summer Slam presented by PELAGIC!

By securing 1st Place in our Tuna and Wahoo Divisioms, plus winning multiple daily jackpots, these guys are taking home a $25,000+ check!

Much more to come from this fun event… Stay tuned!

photo: Mario Bañaga




Before we get to the weather … fishing has put Cabo San Lucas on the map, okay well we were on the map long before that with tales of pirates and treasure … but in recent decades, it’s been all about the fishing. Later in the year we will get into the history of Bisbee’s, because this weekend is all about Pelagic’s Triple Crown of Fishing Tournament!

Shotgun start: Day 2 – 2016 Cabo Summer Slam presented by Pelagic.

Photo: Team HOORAY, an 82′ Viking awaiting the shotgun start just before 7 am this morning.

#PelagicWorldwide #CaboSummerSlam

I’ve complied just a few pictures of the Baja Cantina on the Marina. Look on the walls and up in the palapa roof, you will see the names of boats and paintings of boats that have left their mark in our beloved little fishing village, at the place boat owners, captains, their crew, anglers and call home, the Baja Cantina. It’s where we gather before a tournament, to plan, to celebrate, congregate when the weather is bad to be as close to eachother, to unwind, as we are a family.

Okay so that last picture is something I added to remember to try later this afternoon!

Yesterday was a scorcher! Saw highs of 104 Fahrenheit! Interestingly enough … those fishing the Pelagic Tournament wore jackets part of the day because it was a bit chilly out at sea.  Today down by the marina we are expecting a high of 95f but I am sure more inland will reach closer to 100 like yesterday. DRINK WATER. Turn on the A/C for your pets.

So … being that time of the year, we now have TWO invests in the E.Pacific. Invest 91e which we’ve talked about herehere here and here : and now Invest 92e which was just a little something barely mentioned yesterday but has now earned enough attention for the NHC to give it the number Invest 92e



1100 AM PDT SUN JUN 5 2016

For the eastern North Pacific...east of 140 degrees west longitude:

1. An area of low pressure located about 1100 miles southwest of the
southern tip of the Baja California peninsula is producing
disorganized showers and thunderstorms. Development, if any, of this
system should be slow to occur during the next couple of days before
environmental conditions become less conducive.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...20 percent
* Formation chance through 5 days...low...20 percent

2. Disorganized showers and thunderstorms continue in association with
an elongated area of low pressure located several hundred miles
south of Acapulco, Mexico. Some gradual development of this system
is possible during the next few days while it moves slowly
northeastward. Regardless of development, locally heavy rains are
likely later today through Tuesday over portions of southern Mexico
and Guatemala.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...20 percent
* Formation chance through 5 days...low...30 percent

Forecaster Cangialosi




Still looking for the results day 1 of the Pelagic Tournament and will update as soon as I get them! ~ Jenn

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