Fishing in the bay

by Leslie, Tuesday, November 21, 2017, 16:22 (150 days ago)

I would like to get set up with some spinning gear. I have access to a sea kayak
and would like to fish in the bay. Would I be able to purchase a rod and spinning reel (not a trolling reel lol) in Zihua? I'd rather support the local economy. I would like to do more fishing but can't afford to charter a panga more than a few times. I am thinking about leaving my fly rods at home this year. I will be arriving on New Year's Eve this trip from Edmonton, Alberta. Thanks everyone.

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Fishing in the bay

by frostbite ⌂ @, Hamilton MT, Tuesday, November 21, 2017, 17:46 (150 days ago) @ Leslie

There's a store that sells fishing gear across from the Zocalo, upstairs, next door to Agustin Galindo's office. His address is Juan Alvarez 162A. No idea what all they sell.

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Fishing in the bay

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Tuesday, November 21, 2017, 19:51 (150 days ago) @ frostbite

There's a store that sells fishing gear across from the Zocalo, upstairs, next door to Agustin Galindo's office. His address is Juan Alvarez 162A. No idea what all they sell.

Not any more. That store closed.

Fishing in the bay

by midalake @, Tuesday, November 21, 2017, 18:10 (150 days ago) @ Leslie

I would like to get set up with some spinning gear. I have access to a sea kayak
and would like to fish in the bay. Would I be able to purchase a rod and spinning reel (not a trolling reel lol) in Zihua? I'd rather support the local economy. I would like to do more fishing but can't afford to charter a panga more than a few times. I am thinking about leaving my fly rods at home this year. I will be arriving on New Year's Eve this trip from Edmonton, Alberta. Thanks everyone.

In my HO, ANY kind of quality equipment is in short supply in Mexico. You would be best served by getting the quality rod and reel you want at home. Bring "Mega baits" or similar lures with you as well.

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Act like a local

by Talley Ho @, Tuesday, November 21, 2017, 18:20 (150 days ago) @ midalake

Pretend you live here and use whatever is available and have fun! There were at least 6 what we'd call Jacks taken on La Ropa this morning by several methods, and everyone was having a great time.

Act like a local

by Zbulldog @, Wednesday, November 22, 2017, 08:26 (150 days ago) @ Talley Ho

Bring some monofilament line and a couple hooks. Then just pick up a piece of scrap lumber lying around or a discarded water bottle to wrap your line around. Seems to work for the locals.

Act like a local

by OlsenMN, Wednesday, November 22, 2017, 10:09 (150 days ago) @ Zbulldog

Bring some monofilament line and a couple hooks. Then just pick up a piece of scrap lumber lying around or a discarded water bottle to wrap your line around. Seems to work for the locals.

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