Wednesday, March 3, 2021

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Ten mistakes to avoid when rockfishing

BY JON DICKENS With a new season upon us, many anglers are chomping at the bit to get back on the ocean and fill their bags with tasty rockfish. Some fishermen have honed their skills over the years and usually...

Rigging swimbaits for striped bass

BY GUNDY GUNDERSON The swimbait is one of the most versatile lures in fishing. It has its roots in saltwater fishing but has crossed over nicely into freshwater. Anglers have found success when targeting largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, walleye and...

Spring turkey season looks promising in San Diego County

BY ERNIE COWAN SAN DIEGO - The first shots will likely ring out shortly after first light March 27 as eager turkey hunters get their first crack at a healthy crop of big spring Toms. “I’m seeing more birds than I...

Hollywood will bring Cabo tourney, charity to Netflix

Hurricane Odile in 2014 and a Bisbee’s win by an orphanage team is subject of film bought by Netflix starring Dennis Quaid BY PAT McDONELL CABO SAN LUCAS – It can’t be called the “big screen” these days when most movies...

Got to see it to believe it!

BY LARRY BROWN Very strange things are always happening on fishing boats and the high seas. I’ve had wahoo crashing into the side of our boat, marlin and makos jumping aerial acrobatics 20 feet off the rail, thousands of whales...

SoCal rockfish opener inbound!

BY MERIT McCRREA March 1 marks the first regional opening for recreational boat-based take of groundfish, including rockfish, cabezon and greenling, (RCG Complex) lingcod, sheephead and whitefish. It comes with expanded access out to the Pacific Fisheries Management Council’s (PFMC)...

What is it about steelhead?

BY JD RICHEY Steelhead haunt my dreams and run through my veins. They have taken me to the top of the mountain and they have broken my heart. I’ve bled for them, I’ve frozen for them and I’ve driven, flown,...

New California state record black crappie at Clear Lake

BY DAVE HURLEY LAKEPORT – Clear Lake has been the prime location for crappie for Northern California fishermen so for this winter into spring, and in addition to the impressive numbers of slabs, the lake can now be known for...

Local wins WON BASS Arizona Open

BY BLAKE WARREN LAKE HAVASU CITY, ARIZ. - For the second consecutive year, the WON BASS Arizona Open trophy is in the hands of a Lake Havasu local, as Mike Williams prevailed over a 178-boat field amid a challenging winter...

Rockfish tactics for private boaters

BY CAPT. BILL SCHAEFER SAN DIEGO - Time sure flies by doesn’t it? It seems like the season for rockfish angling under 75 fathoms just ended. Well, on March 1 you can start loading up your freezers again with that...

MOST RECENT

AB3030 and the definition of ‘protection’

Guest Editorial by Chris Arechaederra, CCA Assistant Director Late last year, we were all witnesses to the amazing and successful efforts by the fishing community, along with our greater coalitions and partners in all recreational industries all came together to...

First offshore results are in

BY MERIT McCREA SAN DIEGO — Over the weekend Capt. Kley took the Old Glory and 26 brave explorers out to search the offshore waters. And they returned triumphant. While those wily bluefin were spotted, these early season showoffs wouldn’t take...

Tournament bassin’ and solid trout action at Shasta

By DAVE HURLEY LAKE SHASTA – Lake Shasta was the lake for bass tournaments during the months of January and February, and tournaments continue into March and April with both club and large circuit events. The Wild West Bass Trails...