Wednesday, June 16, 2021

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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,...
swoerd caught on HOGY LURES

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...

Tips and tricks for fall corbina

When it comes to rigging it’s simple. I like to employ two different setups.  The first is a very light and stealth rig that I would use on the shorter spinning rod.

Behemoth 63-pound blue catfish banked at Irvine Lake

Whiskerfish bite ‘on fire’ Saturday; lake officials expecting to plant trout this season but no announcement just yet SILVERADO — Many folks have been angling for it and many more have been waiting for that first truly monstrous whiskerfish to...

MOST RECENT

Long Range Report: A 245 on the cow grounds, coastal yellowtail on fire, bluefin...

BY GUNDY GUNDERSON SAN DIEGO - Another successful trip to the cow grounds returned with a good catch of 100-pound class yellowfin and a sample of cows topped by a dandy 245. The Hurricane Bank and Buffer Zones have shown...

Big dorado, a cow tuna and sizzling billfishing as Baja enters its peak season

BY PAT MCDONELL EAST CAPE – Baja fishing is in its seasonal prime as bluefin are being caught off Ensenada by charters chasing foamers and throwing poppers, boats from San Diego working those areas and up to the 371 and...

Big bags, good fishing cap off regular season at SBS two-day Championship

BY BLAKE WARREN LONG BEACH – The 2021 Saltwater Bass Series regular season culminated this past weekend with the Series’ two-day Year-End Championship event based out of Long Beach, and great weather and good fishing greeted 30 of the best...