It can take some time (in this case, about a year and a half) for conference-related work to filter through to mainstream publications. But here, better late than never, in the largest-circulation inflight mag in the biz, we get OWAC's David Page floating in a kayak in the Sea of Cortez, considering the distance between Isla Espiritu Santo and La Paz. (nb. the individual pictured above is not the author.)
The official blog of the Outdoor Writers Association of California
Entries in La Paz (Baja California) (10)
"Rigging essentials sprawled across the floor, the little things that turn a kayak into a fishing craft: game clip, gaff, coiled bow line, a bulky orange tackle box with a pair of rod holders bolted to the back, a soft-sided tackle bag that doubles as a portable livewell, and maybe the most important item of all – a decent break-down paddle..."
"Most people don’t eat bonito. The meat is burgundy, and if you fail to remove the dark “bloodline” along the center of the fillet, it can taste pretty fishy. But if you do remove the bloodline, you essentially have a teeny bluefin tuna. The joke’s on those who fail to even try this wonderful fish. Harry and Bruce thought I was crazy to keep it. “It’s cat food!” I just sighed and tossed Mr. Bonito into the ice chest."
"From fishing for legendary fighters like dorado, to swimming with sea lions and whale sharks, to sitting along the white sand beaches of Baja California while drinking shots of a Mexican liquor that’s “good for the love” and chasing it down with Pacificos the size of Alpers monster trout, the Sea of Cortez is the most magical aquarium in the world."