Cedros Island, roughly midway down the Baja pensinsula on the wild Pacific coast, has gained a reputation among Southern California calico (kelp) bass anglers as something of a holy grail. When a group of adventurous fishermen flew down to join Hobie Kayaks and explore Cedros Island fishing from kayaks, they found plenty of calicos — and some other species they hadn't expected.
Catch the action in these 15 images and then see 15 more in a second gallery.
After you've seen these galleries, check out the images from another Sport Fishing Mexico kayak-fishing adventure, this one to Loreto on the Sea of Cortez, last year.
Standard Mexican Airstrip
A Fleet of Hobie Fishing Kayaks
Dodging a Thresher Shark
Holding a Thresher's Amazing Tail
Man Vs. Shark
Working the Boiler Rocks for Bass
Space Alien Lurks Beneath an Angler's Kayak!
Big Sheephead Makes for a Great Kayak Catch
Shore Lunch, Mexican Style
Miles of Unspoiled Cedros Island Coastline to Explore
Hooked Calico Bass Runs for Bottom
Fat Bass on a Beautiful Morning
Adrift off a Desert Island in the Late-Afternoon Sun