Wednesday, October 28, 2020

REPORTS

Long range report: More monster bluefin tuna

Ridge lights up with slug wahoo and night bite yellowfin BY GUNDY GUNDERSON SAN DIEGO – In a stunning run of trophy bluefin tuna fishing, the long range fleet landed 4 more super cow class bluefin tuna to go with several...

San Diego report: Epic offshore bite, beastly bluefin

SAN DIEGO — Again this past week the offshore bite the San Diego fleet was into featured both limit-style fishing for yellowfin and skipjack tuna juxtaposed to mossback yellows and bluefin tuna from 30 to over 300 pounds. A...

Sacramento-Delta sturgeon red hot in deep water

BY DAVE HURLEY MARTINEZ – Sturgeon fishing in the Pittsburg area remains the top draw in the Sacramento-Delta as the striped bass remain spread out in various locations. Overall, the river salmon season has been a major disappointment with the excessively...

Long range report: Angler bags a pair of super cows

Boat lands 370, followed by a 380 BY GUNDY GUNDERSON SAN DIEGO — The local bluefin bite in outer waters has been a godsend for the long range fleet. With the schedule shuffle and the shortening of many trips, the outstanding...

Waterfowl hunt results and pre-opener scouting reports, October 14-18

Pre-opener waterfowl counts about average BY JIM NIEMEIC NILAND – Duck numbers are building daily at refuges and duck clubs in the southern portion of the Pacific Flyway. Migrating, dabbling ducks are mixing with locally hatched mallards, teal and gadwall, and...

Eastern Sierra shifts to late season bite

BY ERNIE COWAN BISHOP — The summer crowds are gone, landings are slowly shuttering for the season, but bigger fish have risen from the depths and even the elusive browns have started to make more frequent showings. It’s autumn and a...

Baja report: They’re coming to play

Cabo’s first two jackpot events, the LCBT and Bisbee’s Offshore go off with big fields and bigger bucks than last year; next up is Bisbee’s Black and Blue, then the Los Cabos Tuna Jackpot Nov. 4-7 BY PAT McDONELL CABO SAN...

San Diego Saltwater: Giants fall

BY MERIT McCREA SAN DIEGO — As the school-sized yellowfin moved back into full-day range of the San Diego fleet, the alternate resource was bluefin out on the outer banks with the giants in the deep waters between the outer...

Sacramento salmon season hits peak, steelhead arrive

BY ANDY MARTIN ANDERSON – The fall king salmon season is peaking on the Sacramento River, especially near Anderson and Red Bluff, where hatchery steelhead also are arriving. The Feather River also has been fishing well for salmon. Guide Robert Weese...

Salmon action continues for San Francisco Bay boats

BY CAPT. DAVID BACON SAN FRANCISCO BAY and SAN PABLO BAY – The exceptional late season salmon bonanza continued for the Bay Area salmon fleet. Superb quality fish hit the decks all week, ranging from 14-18 pounds with a few...

MOST RECENT

Daiwa expands Tatula Baitcasting Line with new Tatula 300

New TATULA 300 offers discerning anglers premium performance for fishing big baits CYPRESS – Just when you thought the in-demand Tatula reel family couldn’t get any better, Daiwa unleashes the new Tatula 300, a true 300-size reel for throwing big...

Waterfowl hunt results for Oct. 27, 2020

Teal top comp counts on opening weekend for Southern state BY JIM NIMIEC NILAND – Cinnamon and green winged teal were the top ducks shot on opening day at refuges and clubs in this southern portion of the Pacific flyway, but...

The 2021 CCA-California Sportfishing Tide Calendar now available

Coastal Conservation Association - California and Bill Varney announced this week that the 2021 CCA California Sportfishing Tide Calendar is now available at tackle stores, landings and all Turner’s Outdoorsman stores. This year’s calendar includes tides, moon phases, important...