Baja's Best Kept Secret

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The small village of Loreto on the Baja Peninsula still enjoys the peace and serenity that defines old Mexico. Photo by Bill BoyceBill Boyce
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Beautiful weather, crystal-clear water and a sizable ­population of all manner of game fish make the Baja Peninsula ­— and Loreto in particular — a must stop. Photo by Bill BoyceBill Boyce
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Photo by Bill BoyceBill Boyce
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This area of Baja enjoys some of the best sailfishing in the Sea of Cortez — at times more plentiful than dorado. Photo by Chris SheederChris Sheeder
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The blue marlin fishing heats up during the summer months — when the tuna start showing, the marlin will too. Photo by Richard GibsonRichard Gibson
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Photo by Bill BoyceBill Boyce
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While not as prevalent as other billfish species, good-size black marlin make a viable target in Loreto. Photo by Dave FerrellDave Ferrell
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While everyone wants to catch a billfish, there’s no denying that dorado are the fleet’s bread and butter. Photo by Bill BoyceBill Boyce
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Photo by Bill BoyceBill Boyce
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The Mission of our Lady of Loreto was founded in 1697, making it the oldest in Baja California. Photo by Bill BoyceBill Boyce
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“Arriving in late May and staying till early November, dorado frequent Loreto’s waters and range from close along the rocky shorelines to out to 40 miles.” Photo by Bill BoyceBill Boyce