Tuesday, August 11, 2020

REPORTS

Sierra anglers catching bigs

BY ERNIE COWAN MAMMOTH LAKES — Summer crowds in the Eastern Sierra have been larger than ever this year, and efforts by county governments, private landings and local trout organizations have kept waters well stocked with trophy fish. And they are...

Sacramento salmon showing signs of life

BY ANDY MARTIN CHICO – After more than a week of slow fishing throughout the Sacramento River, the fall salmon run is starting to show signs of life, with periods of decent fishing near the mouth of the American River,...

Fleet fans out in search of biters, Ocean Odyssey finds them

Capt. Rick Scott takes a run far up into U.S. waters, between the islands in fact, and finds biting fish! BY MERIT McCREA SAN DIEGO — The week started out strong with some solid scores, but the bite faded to mostly...

AB 3030 California Senate hearing delayed

Rescheduled for August 12th, 2020 SACRAMENTO -- The California Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee adjourned today without hearing Assembly Bill 3030. The committee is now scheduled to take the matter up on August 12, 2020. The committee’s agenda included hearings on...

Bluefin catches draw Half Moon Bay boaters

BY CAPT. DAVID BACON HALF MOON BAY – Huli Cat went out to Deep Reef for a rockfish/salmon combo trip. While fishing 7 miles from Pillar Point Harbor, Capt. Tom and Capt Mike Cabanas noticed some big splashes which wound up...

Long range report: Fleet slams big bluefin and quality yellows

Good mixed-bag bite continues on the Ridge and Rocks BY GUNDY GUNDERSON SAN DIEGO — Despite a reputation as a capricious target that seldom lends itself to consistency, the local bluefin tuna have been on a remarkable bite that has shown...

It’s all about offshore in San Diego

BY MERIT McCREA SAN DIEGO — For the fleet from San Diego County landings it was all about the continuing excellent offshore bite. And while any given day the hot-spot popped from place to place, there was good fishing to...

Long range report: World class fishing

Trophy bluefin and yellowfin breeze offshore waters BY GUNDY GUNDERSON SAN DIEGO— The series of shorter trips on the long range schedules were tailor made for the incredible volume of fish in northern Baja waters. The big boats, with their high-level...

Salmon, halibut plentiful for Bay Area fishers

BY CAPT. DAVID BACON SAN FRANCISCO BAY and SAN PABLO BAY – It was another week of classic summertime San Francisco Bay area fishing, featuring milder weather and hungry fish. Salmon action was great, halibut fishing fulfilled fantasies and rockfish...

Long Range Report: Trips, short and long, find good fishing

Yellowtail, yellowfin, bluefin, dorado and wahoo all in the mix BY GUNDY GUNDERSON SAN DIEGO — The long range fleet is in the midst of the best run of fishing this season. The longer trips are finding wide-open yellowtail fishing, school...

MOST RECENT

Sierra anglers catching bigs

BY ERNIE COWAN MAMMOTH LAKES — Summer crowds in the Eastern Sierra have been larger than ever this year, and efforts by county governments, private landings and local trout organizations have kept waters well stocked with trophy fish. And they are...

Sacramento salmon showing signs of life

BY ANDY MARTIN CHICO – After more than a week of slow fishing throughout the Sacramento River, the fall salmon run is starting to show signs of life, with periods of decent fishing near the mouth of the American River,...

Fleet fans out in search of biters, Ocean Odyssey finds them

Capt. Rick Scott takes a run far up into U.S. waters, between the islands in fact, and finds biting fish! BY MERIT McCREA SAN DIEGO — The week started out strong with some solid scores, but the bite faded to mostly...