Rancho Leonero Fish Report: October 3, 2021

Water- 86-88. Clear, clean, flat blue water.

Air- highs in the mid 80’s. Cool mornings, early fall weather. Very pleasant!


A decent week of fishing. All anglers are scoring a wide variety of fish. This has been our best week of Dorado fishing this season. Some good sized Yellowfin in the 40-50# range are being taken daily. As usual a good billfish bite. The bottom fishing has been stellar with Cabrilla, Grouper, Pargo, Pompano and Amberjack all biting aggressively.

Some big Roosterfish in the 50# class being released daily. Lots of nice sized Sardine available is helping the fishing..

Dorado- biting from the lighthouse South. Taking trolled feathers, but most on live Sardine. Average fish 10-15#’s. The most we’ve seen this season.

Billfish- mostly Striped Marlin mixed with a few Sails.. The bite has moved south. Lots released outside the Pulmo Park boundary south to Frailles. Taking trolled lures, but most on slow trolled Ballyhoo.

Yellowfin- Nice sized tuna are being taken daily. Almost all drift fishing with Sardine. Every other boat landing one or two. From the lighthouse to Rincon. Average fish in the 40#’s.

Bottom- Wide open! Big Grouper, Cabrilla, Pargo, Pompano, some whopper 70-80# Amberjack all coming off the bottom. 2 miles directly off Punta Colorado is producing the most fish. Live Sardine, chunk Squid and Skipjack all working.

Roosterfish- An improved week with the water clearing after Olaf. Not much fishing pressure. Some nice fish in the 50# class are being released daily. Very spread with the Gallo’s moving up and down the beach’s.

Lots of photos on our website..

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