SAN QUINTIN FISHING & ALL DIRT GETTING THERE

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Two part question.

Who do you guys recommend out of the San Quintin/Old mill area for a fishing charter?

And are the coast roads south of Colonet typically open all year long if we wanted to cruise down in the raptor? Looking at Maybe jumping in around Colonet , b500 course reference VCP 190 / RM 340 and take the course more or less down to VCP 146 or RM 280.

Only questionable spot I would think might be the ranch RM340-335 , where all those corrals are.

July 22-24.

Thanks for the advice in advance. 🐟
 

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Yep all that stuff is common and used heavily by bikes and UTVs.
Yes agree to access at the Colonet big road N of the bridge. Everything N of there on the course is just beat up bumpy cr ap.
When you hit the course I'd suggest cross it, continue toward the beach, and keep hanging lefts on the well traveled roads to make you pass Campo Corona (a bunch of little houses) and a few miles later you'll re-join the course. That's more fun than the beat up score stuff leading up to the corrals.
Don't sweat the corrals there by 340. Most of those fence lines have been there forever, but there's a coupe new ones. And the corrals get moved around. It's all common old school courses (some remember the yellow school bus that was there for decades, was a good land mark) and heavily used.
You can avoid the silt at Quatro Casas vcp 182/181 by taking the beach rocks or look for one of the other paths slightly west of the cr ap course there. Really simple.
There's a few side paths along there, all fine, easy deal.
Getting on the Hwy at Camalu is the best thing. You could continue down the beach and the hills but you need to know how to link it together (avoiding farms and fences) and the tide needs to be low, so just take course on Hwy, just easier.
If you don't mind driving on the beach, at VCP 166 just stay on the beach. That's way better IMO than the inland that just got raced. If it hadn't seen a race in a year it's not so bad, but,,,
You can stay on the beach all the way to about VCPs 154 to 152. In that area along the beach there are a few very obvious little roads you can go off the beach to the salt flats roads. Super easy to figure out, and you can't go to far because it (beach) pinches off a little south of there.
Then you can meander around the salt flats roads, there's a LOT of possibilities, all good, you won't bother anyone or go anywhere you shouldn't be. Really fun sandy roads around there.
Going south NOT on the course you'll see a giant building (packing plant I think, it's on GEarth, next to a square pond). You can cut east on the fields access road back out to the big road or continue south along the ocean. The roads are all fun sand roads then gravel roads.
You can wrap around the west/south of the volcanoes and there's a place in that bay (visible on GE) that farms oysters and they serve them right there, can't be more fresh! It's not the place on GE you can see with a lot of little houses, it's south of there, south of the 2 "ponds" next to each other on the bayside.
Then just follow the main gravel roads around and you'll hit the course again at vcp 149.
All easy, nothing you can get in trouble on, fun stuff.
I don't fish but as you're driving into the Old Mill area there are multiple panga charter guys right there with signage.
 
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Yep all that stuff is common and used heavily by bikes and UTVs.
Yes agree to access at the Colonet big road N of the bridge. Everything N of there on the course is just beat up bumpy cr ap.
When you hit the course I'd suggest cross it, continue toward the beach, and keep hanging lefts on the well traveled roads to make you pass Campo Corona (a bunch of little houses) and a few miles later you'll re-join the course. That's more fun than the beat up score stuff leading up to the corrals.
Don't sweat the corrals there by 340. Most of those fence lines have been there forever, but there's a coupe new ones. And the corrals get moved around. It's all common old school courses (some remember the yellow school bus that was there for decades, was a good land mark) and heavily used.
You can avoid the silt at Quatro Casas vcp 182/181 by taking the beach rocks or look for one of the other paths slightly west of the cr ap course there. Really simple.
There's a few side paths along there, all fine, easy deal.
Getting on the Hwy at Camalu is the best thing. You could continue down the beach and the hills but you need to know how to link it together (avoiding farms and fences) and the tide needs to be low, so just take course on Hwy, just easier.
If you don't mind driving on the beach, at VCP 166 just stay on the beach. That's way better IMO than the inland that just got raced. If it hadn't seen a race in a year it's not so bad, but,,,
You can stay on the beach all the way to about VCPs 154 to 152. In that area along the beach there are a few very obvious little roads you can go off the beach to the salt flats roads. Super easy to figure out, and you can't go to far because it (beach) pinches off a little south of there.
Then you can meander around the salt flats roads, there's a LOT of possibilities, all good, you won't bother anyone or go anywhere you shouldn't be. Really fun sandy roads around there.
Going south NOT on the course you'll see a giant building (packing plant I think, it's on GEarth, next to a square pond). You can cut east on the fields access road back out to the big road or continue south along the ocean. The roads are all fun sand roads then gravel roads.
You can wrap around the west/south of the volcanoes and there's a place in that bay (visible on GE) that farms oysters and they serve them right there, can't be more fresh! It's not the place on GE you can see with a lot of little houses, it's south of there, south of the 2 "ponds" next to each other on the bayside.
Then just follow the main gravel roads around and you'll hit the course again at vcp 149.
All easy, nothing you can get in trouble on, fun stuff.
I don't fish but as you're driving into the Old Mill area there are multiple panga charter guys right there with signage.

HECK YA THANKS.
 

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Yep all that stuff is common and used heavily by bikes and UTVs.
Yes agree to access at the Colonet big road N of the bridge. Everything N of there on the course is just beat up bumpy cr ap.
When you hit the course I'd suggest cross it, continue toward the beach, and keep hanging lefts on the well traveled roads to make you pass Campo Corona (a bunch of little houses) and a few miles later you'll re-join the course. That's more fun than the beat up score stuff leading up to the corrals.
Don't sweat the corrals there by 340. Most of those fence lines have been there forever, but there's a coupe new ones. And the corrals get moved around. It's all common old school courses (some remember the yellow school bus that was there for decades, was a good land mark) and heavily used.
You can avoid the silt at Quatro Casas vcp 182/181 by taking the beach rocks or look for one of the other paths slightly west of the cr ap course there. Really simple.
There's a few side paths along there, all fine, easy deal.
Getting on the Hwy at Camalu is the best thing. You could continue down the beach and the hills but you need to know how to link it together (avoiding farms and fences) and the tide needs to be low, so just take course on Hwy, just easier.
If you don't mind driving on the beach, at VCP 166 just stay on the beach. That's way better IMO than the inland that just got raced. If it hadn't seen a race in a year it's not so bad, but,,,
You can stay on the beach all the way to about VCPs 154 to 152. In that area along the beach there are a few very obvious little roads you can go off the beach to the salt flats roads. Super easy to figure out, and you can't go to far because it (beach) pinches off a little south of there.
Then you can meander around the salt flats roads, there's a LOT of possibilities, all good, you won't bother anyone or go anywhere you shouldn't be. Really fun sandy roads around there.
Going south NOT on the course you'll see a giant building (packing plant I think, it's on GEarth, next to a square pond). You can cut east on the fields access road back out to the big road or continue south along the ocean. The roads are all fun sand roads then gravel roads.
You can wrap around the west/south of the volcanoes and there's a place in that bay (visible on GE) that farms oysters and they serve them right there, can't be more fresh! It's not the place on GE you can see with a lot of little houses, it's south of there, south of the 2 "ponds" next to each other on the bayside.
Then just follow the main gravel roads around and you'll hit the course again at vcp 149.
All easy, nothing you can get in trouble on, fun stuff.
I don't fish but as you're driving into the Old Mill area there are multiple panga charter guys right there with signage.
You should be running your own tours
 
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