Baja California Grouper, Part 2: Episode 309

Airs: Tue Apr 12 at 9:00 am ET, Thu Apr 14 at 9:00 am ET, Sun Apr 17 at 10:00 am ET

In this episode Julio Meza and I catch more gulf grouper and broomtail grouper off the coast of Baja California near Punta Abreojos.


Featured in this episode: Sea Vee Z boat, Mercury Verado 300 engines, Raymarine marine electronics, YETI Hopper cooler, Yo-Zuri Crystal 3D Minnow Deep Diver lure, Shimano Stella and Talica reels, Mustad hooks, AFTCO gloves, and Columbia Sportswear shirts.


Featured in this episode: Broomtail grouper (Mycteroperca xenarcha)gulf grouper (Mycteroperca jordani), and sardines for bait. Also spotted: seals and porpoises.


I’d like to thank my friend Julio Meza, owner of If you’re headed to Baja California, get in touch with Julio in Ensenada! I’d also like to thank Captain Rigo Zuniga.

Cooperativa Punta Abreojos

Our sardine bait came from Cooperativa Punta Abreojos, a sustainable fishing organization which has protected fishing and local communities for over 70 years.


Many thanks to Brian Grossenbacher of for the amazing photography!


Punta Abreojos, Baja California Sur, Mexico