Friday, June 5, 2020

Freshwater Fishing

Fuji Adds mid-weight LKW guide to its K-Series

Fuji Rod Components has introduced a mid-weight addition to its popular tangle-free K-Series line of premium components. The "LKW" is a lighter-framed, double-foot guide similar to the "KW" guide used for casting rod layouts. LKW features lighter frame legs, a...

Trout seasons delayed in three counties, Eastern Sierra among affected

With support of local governments, the DFW officially delayed trout openers in Mono, Inyo and Alpine counties. Waters currently open to remain open with minor adjustment to regs. BISHOP – Trout openers in Mono, Inyo and Alpine slated for...

BIG Striper boated at Lake Mead

The striped bass bite at Lake Mead is always shifting gears it seems, and though the majority of lineside catches run in the single digits through the year — aside from those occasional special times when everything lines up...

25.54-pound rainbow caught! (updated)

UPDATE, May 25, 10:20 a.m.: As soon as #WON posted this story's lead photo on Facebook, it was hit with a barrage of criticism, with some commenters claiming the area is illegal to fish and others resenting the "spot...

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...

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...

Southern California freshwater round-up

Diamond Valley Lake re-opened with new COVID-19 prevention policies Many more lakes across Southern California becoming available for outdoor recreation, usually with restrictions BY BLAKE WARREN and MIKE STEVENS HEMET — On May 1, Diamond Valley Lake reopened for fishing, boating, hiking...

Beating slumps, dodging ruts

BY GEORGE KRAMER Getting out of a slump or dodging the more temporary ruts in bass fishing actually both start from a very positive place in your angling career. Because if you weren’t already pretty decent at catching them you...

Irvine Lake back on the menu for O.C. anglers

Catfish plant set for this week BY BLAKE WARREN SILVERADO – Orange County anglers once again have one of their prime waters back on their fishing access menu after Irvine Lake reopened to fishing Saturday, May 16. Moving forward, the lake...
WON Bass U.S. Open

U.S. Open at Lake Mead October 12th-14th, 2020

Click Here to purchase your spot! The 2020 U.S. Open as of 1/2/20 had SOLD OUT on Pro entry spots.  We still have plenty of room for AAA's If you would like to get on the Pro back up list, please...

Suzuki Repower Report for June 5, 2020

This is WON’s Repower Report, brought to you by Suzuki Marine. This feature showcase one of many repower projects performed by Suzuki’s professional dealers and mechanics in Southern California. Each new report will feature product specifications on different Suzuki engines for all...

San Diego County sportboats play waiting game (updated)

Edit June 4, 4:00 p.m.: WON is seeing contradictory information on whether Gov. Newsom has granted the San Diego County Board of Supervisors the authority to decide what businesses can open and when, including sportfishing. The San Diego landings...

Pacific Islander Reverse 1.5-Day, June 22-23

Come join WON aboard the vessel Pacific Islander for an outer Channel Islands white seabass special 1.5-day! This trip is set for a prime time to target the grey ghosts just a week after the limit goes back to 3 fish. Captain...