Recommended Tackle

At Los Buzos there is a tackle shop on site where we sell many of the items us guides recommend. However many guests prefer to bring their own gear and tackle to ensure they are more than prepared. This page has my top recommended tackle for every scenario.

For bait/smaller tuna/snapper/rooster/corvina/etc...

Spro Bucktail jigs 1/2oz and 1oz. Glow or White 

Tsunami Glass Minnow jig 3/8oz

Got-Cha Plug with single hook 1200/1300 series Silver Body

Bass Pro Shops Marabou Tinsel Crappie Jigs White 1/8oz (for when the bait is extra picky) 

Yo Zuri 3D Inshore Fingerling 4in Real Pilchard or Real Glass Minnow

For trolling/sightcasting larger fish

Spro Bucktail 2oz and 3oz Glow or White

Nomad DTX Minnow 5in Sardine/Silver Green Mackerel

Yo-Zuri Mag Darter 5 or 6.5 in Green Mackerel

Yo-Zuri High Speed Vibe Flying Fish

Yo-Zuri Crystal 3D Minnow Deep Diver 5 1/4in Red Head

Yo-Zuri Hydro Minnow 6-3/4" Bone/Sardine


Daiwa Mebachi Floating Popper (any color)

Rapala Magnum Xplode Hot Wahoo 

Knife Jigs/ Slow Pitch

Mix of 40g-150g of the following (glow, pink, sardine)

Nomad Design Buffalo Jig

Nomad Design Gypsea Jig

Nomad Design Streaker Jig

Shimano Butterfly Flat Fall

Savage Gear 3D Octopus

Terminal Tackle

Barrel Swivels around 220lb

Ande Leader- Mono or Fluorocarbon 20, 50, 80lb

Eagle Claw Circle C In-Line Circle Hook 7/0 and 11/0 (Hard to find, recommended to buy from our shop)

Egg Sinker 3oz

Plano Waterproof Stowaway Utility box


Big Game- Accurate Fury 600/ Sleighriders Big Game Live Bait Rod

65lb Daiwa J-Braid Backing with 80lb Pink Ande Mono Topshot (100yds)


Medium- Daiwa BG5000/ Daiwa Harrier X Jigging Series HRX70MS Rod

50lb Daiwa J-Braid


Light- Daiwa BG4000/ Daiwa TDSOL76MHFS Rod

20lb Daiwa J-Braid


World Wide Sportsman Ultimate Angler Convertible Pants

Fish Monkey Guide Gloves

Sleighriders Seafoam SPF Shirt

Sleighriders Trucker Hat