Wednesday, June 16, 2021

REPORTS

Clear Lake busts out for big largemouth bass, crappie

BY DAVE HURLEY LAKEPORT – Clear Lake hosted a large tournament of 78 boats over the past weekend, and the bass bite was solid to spec- tacular for with the top twenty teams weighing in over 20 pounds. The bite...

Seven days makes a big difference out of Half Moon Bay

BY DAVE HURLEY PRINCETON-BY-THE-SEA – Seven days can make a huge difference when we are talking about salmon, and in reality, the action can change within a single day. This was the story of this week for boats traveling south...

San Francisco Report: Dungeness opener was good for brave skippers

BY CAPT. DAVID BACON SAN FRANCISCO BAY and SAN PABLO BAY – Some boats of the intrepid fleet from San Francisco Bay made morning trips on Saturday for the opener. Most boats came back inside the Bay early to finish...

Opening Day anglers had to earn it at Crowley Lake

BY MIKE STEVENS CROWLEY LAKE – Anglers looking at the weather forecast the week prior to the Eastern Sierra trout opener were bracing themselves for dangerous wind conditions above and beyond what they’ve grown to expect on Crowley Lake. While...

Coronados yellowtail heating up

BY MERIT MCCREA SAN DIEGO/OCEANSIDE — In the past few days, the yellowtail bite has heated up out at the Coronado Islands, and of course, that continues to be solidly backed up by plentiful bottom biters. Aboard the San Diego, Seaforth...

San Diego Report: West wind ends outstanding week early

BY MERIT McCREA SAN DIEGO — Westerly winds came with a vengeance Friday, ending what had been a week of monster bluefin tuna catches a few days early. The number of massive 300-plus-pound bluefin tuna was impressive, a daily occurrence out...

Pyramid Lake drawing anglers for trophy Lahontan cutthroat

BY DAVE HURLEY SUTLIFFE – Pyramid Lake remains THE location for North- ern California shore casters, fly anglers and trollers in search of truly large Lahontan cutthroat trout. Since the reintroduction of the Pilot Peak strain several years ago, the...

San Diego report: Bluefin outlast anglers, yellows pop at Coronados

BY MERIT McCREA SAN DIEGO — As of this past week angler participation severely declined, despite the ongoing bluefin catches made. The most recent return from tuna town was Thursday by the Game Changer. They'd run with 2 and limited...

Trout bite soars at DVL, quality largemouth found deep

HEMET – A load of Mt. Lassen trout was dumped into Diamond Valley Lake on Jan. 5, which sparked limit-style fishing a day later and a sustained pick on quality rainbows and lightning trout in the days that followed....

Kennedy Meadows anglers get rare shot at stocked goldens

BY PAUL MORITZ KENNEDY MEADOWS – The opportunity of a lifetime is here. Broodstock golden trout have been stocked in the Sierra with easy roadside access and no backpacking needed to get to the fish. Simply drive up, put the...

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...