Bahia de los Suenos

 

Join Pacific Fly Fishers' owner, Michael Bennett, on an exciting trip to Bahia de los Suenos, Mexico fly fishing for roosterfish, dorado, and possibly tuna, wahoo, and billfish.  This trip includes all accommodations, guiding, meals, boats, and captains and promises to be an exciting trip for the most exciting fly fishing opportunities in the Sea of Cortez.  

Location

Bahia de los Suenos is located just south of La Paz, Mexico on the southern tip of Baja California.

The Fishing

Forty five minutes southeast of La Paz is one of the most productive blue water fly fishing areas in the world. Gentle seas, fair weather and a precipitous drop of the ocean floor make this the perfect setting for fly fishing. Add the incredible number of migrating pelagic and resident species and you have a recipe for great saltwater fly fishing.

The fishing day begins and ends on the beach in front of the property. Captains pick up guests on the beach in front of the lodge for the days’ fly fishing typically around 6:30 AM to 7:00 AM each morning. Live sardines are obtained and used as chum to attract fast moving species near to the boat and hold them in the area. Flies are then presented. The action can be fast and furious. 

Fly fishing can be excellent year round but the best action and conditions for fly fishing comes in May, June and July and again in October. Fair but hot weather settles into the area and an abundance of bait attracts migrating species like roosterfish, jacks, dorado, billfish, tuna and wahoo. Dorado and Roosterfish tend to be the predominant target species for fly fisherman, and although both species are in the area during late spring and summer, some times are better than others. During May and the beginning of June, large roosterfish migrate into the area and will aggressively take a well placed fly. Roosterfish possess exceptional eyesight and incredible acceleration making them a challenge to hook and land. As the season progresses, the larger roosterfish move off to deeper cooler water and become more cautious. Ten to fifteen pound roosterfish continue to be abundant throughout the summer months.

Though Dorado and roosterfish get a lot of press, there are numerous other exciting species to target. Marlin, sailfish, tuna, skipjack, bonito, jack crevalle and pargo are a few that can be expected to be seen and should be anticipated with appropriate gear.

Surf fishing from the beaches also has some excellent opportunities. Jacks, roosters, sierra, ladyfish and pompano cruise the shore looking to corral bait fish into the sandy shallows. Sight casting, teasing fish in with spin gear or just blind casting in a probable spot will get the job done. A shore blitz is not an unlikely site.

Each boat has one Captain (guide) per boat that is friendly and well experienced with fly fishing. Their English is limited but they are able to communicate. They actually know quite a bit of English but are extremely shy. Your fishing host will also rotate between boats during your trip to offer more detailed fishing instruction.

Accommodations

Guests are housed in two custom built homes in an ideal setting on the Bay of Dreams (Bahia de los Suenos). Rooms are all master suites each with their own private bath. Your home includes a Jacuzzi, pool, access to private white sand beach with adjacent reef for snorkeling or fishing. Kayaks and snorkeling gear are also available. Weight room and tennis court are included on property as well. Spa treatment is available on request. Guests may also fish on the beach in front of the property, which often holds roosterfish and a variety of inshore species. There is a reef out in front of the lodge with great snorkeling as well.

A full breakfast will be served early in the morning at the lodge. A boxed lunch will be prepared for your day of fishing. After fishing you will walk to the on-site restaurant. The restaurant has a full menu with an emphasis on local fish dishes.

Trip Details

  • Dates:  May 23 - 29, 2019
  • Package Price:  $3,275.00 USD (double occupancy) for 6-night, 5-day fishing package.
  • Included:  Accommodations, meals, boat, captain, bait.
  • Not included:  Airfare, ground transportation to and from airport (cost split among the group), staff and guide gratuities, alcohol. Rental fly fishing gear available upon request. Rod/reel rental is available at $35 US per day.

More Information and Booking

For questions, more information, and to book your trip, please contact Michael at 425-742-2402 or email Info@PacificFlyFishers.com.