WONews Blogs

Gary Graham's Blog

Baja, Del Mar-style

If you missed out at the Fred Hall Long Beach Show, many of the same Baja folks – from Ensenada to the tip of Baja – will be ... full blog

Chris Dunn - The Fishing Weatherman

The Fishing Weatherman Report for March 26, 2015

Here's this week's coastal weather forecast... ... full blog

Pat McDonell's Blog

DFW discussion from Hall show on Vimeo

Del Mar show opens Thursday The Del Mar Fred Hall show begins tomorrow, March 26 Thursday, for a four-... full blog

Cousins Surf Fishing Round-Up

Halibut bite has taken off

The perch are biting strong reported Tiffany at Hook, Line and Sinker in Santa Barbara. Anglers are reporting easy limits on ... full blog

Jim Niemiec's Blog

FINAL DAYS: Gobblers likely to be ‘henned up’

For opening day and the first week, at least Warm weather and plenty of sunlight in the southern part of the state has ... full blog

Merit McCrea's Blog

Going weedless: the kelp trick

Sometimes we would fish backed right up to the weeds, the rock would be under there and that was as close as we could get. Ba... full blog

Bob Vanian's 976-Bite Hot Bite

Bluefin tuna, yellowtail, bonito and rockfish biting

Bluefin tuna have stayed with us throughout the winter months and are still holding in good in good numbers out at the Cortes... full blog

Catalina White Sea Bass

Preview: Catalina offers free Yamaha entry

$75 Early Bird Entry is also a deal this year ISLAND FEVER: Catalina White Seabass Championship May 16-17 ... full blog

Jonathan Roldan's Blog

A museum is where you find it

Every now and them someone comes up to me and says, “I looked all over for a good museum, and didn’t find anything that I cou... full blog

Carrie Wilson's Blog

Collecting and Returning Tidepool Animals

Question: I have two small daughters that are very much into marine life. I thought it would be exciting for them to catch... full blog

Steve Comus' Blog

Non-tox for turkeys

Turkey hunting: keep it simple, if all you want is to bag a wild turkey. When injecting non-toxic shot into the equation,... full blog

Martin Strelneck's Blog

Southern Sierra Opener March 7

Diaz Lake Derby set for same day Anglers looking to jump start the Sierra trout fishing season will be taking to the ... full blog

Bill Varney's Blog

Light-line tips for winter surf fishing

Winter months present opportunity for surf fisherman to catch trophy size perch, walleye and yellowfin croaker. Local beaches... full blog


New in 2015 - The Inaugural WON San Diego Offshore Jackpot!

Light loads, great boats and big money make this July 1 tournament a one-of-a-kind event in San Diego you won’t want to mis... full blog


It’s Hall Show Time in SoCal

The Fred Hall Show season is here! The excitement surrounding the Ultimate Outdoor Experience , as it’s now called, is defini... full blog

Grady Istre's Blog

Confusion for novice trainers

It can be a confusing world these days for novice dog trainers. There are many owners out there who are attempting to train t... full blog


We Won! Court forced DFG to back off

Court ruling sinks Cal. state assault on recreational fishing Victory preserves jobs, recreational... full blog

Dana Landing San Diego Open

2015 event Sept. 4-5

Third year for San Diego Open CLICK HERE to sign up online. It's back for a third year, the WON/Yamaha Dana La... full blog

WON Announcements

SARL Tournament this Saturday!

Sign up Saturday; Daiwa prize package for WON subscribers added Online sign-up is closed but you can sign up at SARL on F... full blog

Los Cabos Tuna Jackpot Tournament

Cabo Tuna Jackpot 2015 Already Underway

PREVIEW 2015, Nov. 4-7 for 16 th annual Jackpot Thank you for participating in the 15 th annual WON /Los Cab... full blog

Bill Karr's Blog

Outdoor robbery

You’re not safe anywhere, any more! Thieves. Robbers. They are the bloodsuckers of life. They do nothing, except try to s... full blog


George Kramer's annual top 40 California Bass Anglers Listing

Ehrler named best bass fisherman on California Top 40 20th Anniversary Edition HE’S NUMBER ONE — Brent... full blog


It's a wrap after two days

TroutfesT hosts 580 at Big Bear, 7.75 pounder tops fuel, Moreno tops Men's Division over two days BILLY ... full blog

U.S. Open Blog

2014 U.S. OPEN - Pirch Wins Again !

Las Vegas, Nev. - September 10, 2014 - It took landing a haymaker blow in the opening round, then dodging opponents punches ... full blog

WON News & Calendar

Will There a Super El Nino This Year ?

A El Nino event may be in the works , comparable to the strongest ever recorded according to Mashable’s Andrew Freedman. ... full blog

Lake Havasu Striper Derby

Back to the London Bridge for Striper Derby!

Heading to Havasu for the Striper Derby? Book it Dan-o! Reserve now for the May 17-18, 2014 Striper Derby ... full blog

La Paz Summer Slam

Inaugural La Paz Summer Slam by WON and Tailhunter Sportfishing

Kick off this summer, with three days of panga fishing off famed Las Arenas beach, Muertos Bay and Cerralvo Island that i... full blog

Mike Duffy's Blog

Getting involved in 3-Gun: Part 3

Scoring Over the last several years, 3-Gun / Multi-Gun competitions have rapidly become one of the more popular action sh... full blog

Brandon Hayward's Blog

Full Circle

It was in the 1993 archives after all. My first yellowtail and white seabass influenced me in so many ways; ... full blog

Irvine Lake Trout Opener

Someone will Win a Boat, Motor & Trailer at Irvine Lake Trout Opener

One lucky contestant on April 20, 2013 at the So Cal Trout Opener at Irvine Lake will win the $10,000 grand raffle prize of... full blog

Hotel Coral / WON Championship

New Ensenada Tuna Jackpot dates, format announced

cancelled, and not rescheduled ... full blog

Eastern Sierra Opener

8½ pounder from Lower Twin tops opener list

Late update, 8½ pounder biggest of opener: An afternoon catch from shore from Lower Twin Lake near Bridgeport upped the a... full blog

Paul Lebowitz's Blog

Fish and Game furball heads for another dust-up

Muck and Grime column Fish and Game Commission President Dan Richards still has a few of his nine political lives. As ... full blog

Bradley Schweit' Blog

Bass heading shallow at Murray (at least before the storm hit)

Of all the fisheries I try to hit come springtime, San Diego’s Lake Murray is at the top of my list. Why? Well, first and fo... full blog

MLPA Updates


Coastside Fishing Club's appeal to go forward; hearing that could roll back saltwater fishing closures expected in late in 2... full blog

WON 2011 Charters

3rd Annual Channel Islands Shootout

1st 1st place=$200 cash, $50 in Turners gift cards, Costa Del Mar Sunglasses, Accurate Reel, WFO Tackle Bag 2nd... full blog

Fred Hall - Del Mar Seminars

WIN BIG Prizes at the WON Booth at FRED HALL Fishing Show In Dell Mar

FRED HALL SHOW 2011 DEL MAR SEMINARS Let’s Talk Hook-Up Live Broadcast From Del Mar Show ... full blog

Bud Neville's Blog


There is a new kid in town for some of the crab combo boats fishing out of San Francisco Bay. The crews on a couple of t... full blog

Rich Holland's Blog


This will be my last column for WON. After 24 years it’s time to move on. Instead of writing something new, I have chosen to... full blog

Rich Tauber


As most of you know, I work as a fishing instructor and guide at Lake Casitas in Ventura. Yes, I go to work 5 days a week jus... full blog

Mark Wisch's Blog


Finally got a break in the weather on my Monday off day and took full advantage of it. Hooked the boat up ar... full blog

George Kramer's Blog

Old guys come through

While professional bass fishing has continued to be a “younger man’s game,” requiring far more stamina and pace than t... full blog

Scott Leysath


To many turkey hunters, cooking turkey breasts can be done one of two ways – frying or cutting into strips and cooking qui... full blog

Robin Wade

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Bob Twilegar

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Nicky Dare's Blog

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