It's Super bowl Sunday and Football is the last thing on these anglers mind. As we work our way down the Baja peninsular the deckhands and mates are busy with more tackle preparation and rig tying.
Basil Pappas is co charter master on this trip and owner of BHP Tackle which specializes in wind-on leaders, top shots and hollow core spectra. He's putting the finishing touches of a spliced end loop.
If you've ever wanted to take a trip like this but intimidated by all the tackle and rigging, no worries the crew is always there to help.
Chef Jason had a special surprise for today, a full blown tailgate party with all the food you would expect for the big day. He also organized the traditional Superbowl pool.
The Excel has two large flat screens and satellite TV so everyone on board will be watching the big game.
Three hours before kick off and we just passed the San Benito Islands, almost half way to Cabo now. Check back tomorrow to see who was the big winner in the football pool.