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Handles local outfitting on our kayak trips. Tell them Gary sent you!

Welcome to Bajalife Online!
A very good link by the magazine of the same name.


La Ventana Info


Tides chart is for La Paz which reflects closely with La Ventana, great sol lunar info.

EEB Mike

Baja California Weather, Storm, and Hurricane Tracking

Water Temperature (SST)

Sea surface Temperature charts 1-30 days

NHC East Pacific
Two Day Advance Hurricane information
Current graphics depicting adverse weather in the Atlantic and Pacific.
NHC Discussion
Detailed discussion about current events that may effect/cause hurricanes.
GOES Color-RGB Sat
Near real time color enhanced IR imagery of water vapor
Precipitable Water
Animated chart of precipitable water.
Isobar Map
Conus Isobar map, look for pressure lines that may indicate wind and or direction.
Stunning imagery of Pacific water temps. See above SST for local water temps.
Global Pacific Animated Water Vapor Loop
Awesom look at the entire Pacific weather pattern.
East Pacific Animated Water Vapor Loop
Rainbow Animated water vapor East Pacifc

Good Guides

Maury Hatch

First Hatch Guide Service – Northern California

Bowman Bluewater Guides and Outfitters

San Diego’s Premier Off Shore, Inshore and Freshwater Guiding Service

Ventura – Santa Barbara – Rincon Point

Tide chart for Rincon Point
Outerbanks Fly Fishing Charters

Photographers and Writers

Corey Kruitbosch

Freelance Photographer and Website Designer

Scott Sadil


Scott Donaghe

Freelance Photographer and Author from San Diego

Dylan Tomine

Writer, conservation advocate, blueberry farmer, and father


Internet Resources

Wetsand Surf Synopsis
Wetsand Surf Synopsis – Surf Report and Forecast Published Twice a Week
La Jolla Kayak Fishing

Jim Sammons’ Kayak Fishing at its finest Since 1996.


Urban Saltwater Adventures

Signature Tiers
Surf Fishing Safety

A PDF Doucumet about Surf Fishing Safety

Flyfishing the Los Angeles Area with Jeff Priest
Weather-  West Channel Buoy
The UCSB Love Lab studies local fisheries, not Gary’s love life ( Though its not that different).
Ventura Shark and Ray Count
Wetsand – Links to some of the best weather surf report sites we have seen
Tidelines Tide CalendarsIllustrated tide tables with graphic wave lines running through the days to show the intensity and timing on a given day or the movement of the tidal pattern over a period of time. Available at most surf shops or online.
Heal the Bay Beach Card Report – check for contamination grades at Southern California beaches on a roll-over map.
Channel Islands Marine Reserves map at  Click here: MPA
Baja Ocean Temps map from NOAA
California Coastal Records Project – close-up aerial photos of the coastline.


Local Clubs

Southwest Council of the International Federation of Flyfishers
Flyfishing in Southern California and Southern Nevada
Golden State Flycasters

Northern San Diego County Fly Fishing Club

San Diego Flyfishers

San Diego County Fly Fishing Club

Conejo Valley Fly Fishers
Thousand Oaks Fly Fishing Club
Sespe Flyfishers Inc.
Ventura Fly fishing Club-Gary’s home club

Non Profits We Support

Trout Unlimited
Fishery Restoration
International Federation of Fly Fishers
Bonefish and Tarpon Trust
California Trout – Keepere of the Streams
1% For the Planet – Keep Earth in Busines
Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing
Los Padres Forest Watch
Food For Thought
Community support and education for healthier food in schools
Ojai Green Coalition
Creating environmentally sustainable community in Ojai
Gray Fish Tag Research
Tagging and studying rooster fish

Companies We Support