Dorado, Rooster Fish, Tuna Fly Fishing in Baja Mexico

Yellowfin tuna, skipjack, Pacific Jack Crevalle, Dorado, five species of Pampano and Snapper and Rooster Fish keep our rods doubled over.

Emerson “Marciano” Cannon, a regular with me, kindly produced this video to illustrate the knot that we use 99% of the time in Baja. I have no stats, but it works. It is easy, does not use much tippet up and has been extremely dependable. I start out with about an 1 1/2″ through the eye instead of more. The Captains often tie it without having to cut off anything: