Category Archives: Tips

Poor man’s dentex

Most days are slow days during winter in Baja. The fishing is difficult, deep and the water is cold. People showing up during the winter are shocked by how challenging it can be. I’ll shoot fish but I have to work for them. Fortunately, there are some fish that stick around. One of them is… Read More »

Ghetto style knife sharpening.

I use cheap knives. They don’t sharpen easy and I don’t usually care all that much. I mainly use them to brain fish… but then I would enjoy having a “sharpish” edge once in a while. I tried many things and found this quick solution…

Remorque à kayak (in French)

Comme la plupart des chasseurs qui utilisent un kayak, je dois parfois faire plusieurs centaines de mètres pour accéder à l’eau. Même pour les grandes distances, je préfère le transporter sur mes épaules parce que c’est plus facile, et tellement viril! Quand même, l’an dernier j’ai dû me résoudre à trouver une autre façon de… Read More »

Baja winter fishing tips

I spent february and march fishing in Baha, these are by far the worse months, but don’t let this stop you from visiting… unless you want easy fishing or are only interested in pelagics… Winter is a time for shooting deep Cuberas, yellowtails and finding the tasty but smallish groupers (15 pounders). The Pacific side… Read More »

Mass Invitational spearfishing competition, May 27th 2017

Olivier and I showed up in his sickly green Volkswagen at the Massachusetts invitational spearfishing competition at King’s Beach… in Rhode Island. The sole purpose of the Mass invitational is to bring people beyond low impact Instagram freediving, and to somehow convince them of the wonders of facing other spearfishermen, on a level playing field,… Read More »

Catching early season tautogs how-to

People asked where I got tautogs in April in Rhodes Island. Well, they present special challenges since there are less of them, but also because they behave strangely… Unlike in the late season or winter, tautogs don’t necessarily hangout deep. The water conditions appear similar to those found in winter, so you would expect to… Read More »