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Video: 376-pound mega cow aboard the El Pescador

The virtually untouched waters out of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico produce prodigious yellowfin tuna for the El Pescador. This one, a 376-pound mega cow, was tag-teamed by Janch Li and Mark Aikawa on February 23, 2020. Western Outdoor News has a...
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St Croix Rod… Going to New Xtremes

Launching at the 2020 Bassmaster Classic, St. Croix’s 3rd generation Legend Xtreme has utilized feedback directly from the life blood of the fishing industry.. the Angler… to create the most sensitive rod they have ever produced. In collaboration with Daiwa,...

Pyramid trout bite red hot!

SUTCLIFFE, Nev. — Despite cold water temperatures, Pyramid Lake anglers found pretty solid cutthroat trout fishing last week before the stormy weekend set in. “The water is still cold at 47 degrees but the fish are biting pretty decent,” said...

Coronados yellowtail fishing ignites for a ripper bite midweek

SAN DIEGO — What a week it was! Yellowtail fishing went Richter at the Coronados mid-week for the San Diego, Seaforth Landing, eventually settling down to a promising pick over the weekend. Meanwhile, offshore of Colonet the Tomahawk,Fisherman’s Landing,...

Time To Get Ready For Spring Wild Turkey Season!

SACRAMENTO —The 2019-220 spring wild turkey season opens on March 28 and ends on May 3 for the general season, although junior licensed hunters get to hit the field earlier—on March 21-22, and then again after season May 4-17,...
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Swordfish line-class record rules

In recent months, the IGFA has been contacted by numerous anglers in southern California that have begun deep-dropping for swordfish and are using wind-on leaders as top shot. Because many angling clubs fish according to IGFA International Angling Rules,...

BASS RIGS and JIGS

I’m like you in that I’m pretty sure when it comes to fishing methods and baits, I like “new” and “hot” stuff. But these are two — way different — concepts. Hot is what’s working now, and what is...

Loading up down deep

While the damp weather left much of the fleet dockside, those that fished loaded up their gunnies. Perhaps the fullest bags in the fleet were aboard the Eldorado, fishing out at San Nicolas Island. However, local anglers also pulled...

Dana Point half-day trips fish shallow

The sportfishing scene out of Dana Wharf Sportfishing focused either hundreds of feet down on the 3⁄4-day trips, or super shallow on the local 1⁄2-day trips. Capt. Brian Woolley reported, “3⁄4-day focusing exclusively on the rockfish scene. It’s been very...

Striper bite ‘awesome’ at Lake Mead

After waiting considerably longer than most anglers had ideally hoped for, the striped bass bite finally broke open a week ago and the good action being had on the linesides continued well through this past weekend. Without many boats...

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Federal announces new handgun ammunition for 2021

ANOKA, Minnesota - Federal Ammunition’s product teams are expanding handgun cartridge options in multiple product categories in 2021. Several new product line extensions in Hydra-Shok Deep, Punch, Syntech Range and more will be manufactured and delivered to dealers throughout...

Waterfowl hunting reports plus DFW duck counts for Jan. 13-17

SoCal Ducks are still largely missing in action BY JIM NIEMIEC RIVERSIDE – It has not been very ducky weather in this portion of the Pacific flyway the last couple weeks. Winds have not blown on shoot days and temps have...

Long range: Cow grounds show promise

Good sign of quality tuna on traditional winter grounds BY GUNDY GUNDERSON SAN DIEGO-- After a solid week of good fishing on quality tuna, the long range fleet was encouraged at the prospects for the coming, albeit, abbreviated, cow season. Both...