Sunday, April 18, 2021

Saltwater Fishing

This is the Saltwater Fishing Main Category

Surf Fishing round up

Compiled by Gundy Gunderson SANTA BARBARA— The halibut were on the bite this week, according to Hook, Line and Sinker. Anglers reported good catches on most beaches. Two grunion runs and the gradual warming water has drawn the fish shallow....

SoCal outdoor enthusiasts gain outfitting option in Gear Coop

Fully dialed for serious salt anglers, but it doesn’t end there SANTA ANA – Known in the climbing world as a specialty retailer focused on the outdoors, Gear Coop has recently expanded to offer saltwater fishing equipment. With skilled and...

Royal Polaris lands monster 398-pound yellowfin

BY GUNDY GUNDERSON SAN DIEGO- The good early sign on the cow grounds has developed into an excellent bite with the sportfisher Royal Polaris landing two super cows and three cows in a flurry of solid fishing on the third...

Huk on board as official clothing sponsor of WON

Top Yellowtail Jackpot team each scores $250 in Huk apparel   SAN CLEMENTE— Huk Performance Fishing pioneered premium, angler-specific technical clothing, and they recently became the official apparel sponsor of Western Outdoor News events. At the inaugural WON California Yellowtail Jackpot,...

Long Range: Fleet prepares to kick-off campaign

April marks return to action BY GUNDY GUNDERSON SAN DIEGO-Last week, the only boat in the long range fleet on the fishing grounds was the Royal Polaris wrapping up a cow trip to the Hurricane Bank. By week’s end, a half...

WON On-the-Spot: New and improved Southern Cal back in the game

BY MIKE STEVENS OCEANSIDE – Southern California anglers have a new and upgraded local-trip option out of Oceanside Sea Center (OSC), but it’s also a vessel many old salts and cagey veteran sportboaters are very familiar with. The Southern...

Long Range Report: Royal Polaris hammers the wahoo

BY GUNDY GUNDERSON SAN DIEGO-- The month of March saw most of the long range fleet in the shipyard. A year of hard running necessitates a respite and rest for the crews and a top-to-bottom maintenance protocol for the boat....

CCA-CAL steps in to recover lost angler access at the Santa Ana Rivermouth

The Wheelhouse Scoop BY MERIT McCREA When SoCal surf angler Jim Payne posted on the West Coast Surf Fishing page a beautiful photo of a strikingly patterned halibut he'd pulled from the waters near the Santa Ana River Jetties, it drew...

Costa: New frames and XL versions of best sellers for 2021

Best-selling frames now available in XL sizing, the Ferg XL and Spearo XL Since the beginning, Costa has been all about crafting the best sunglasses on the planet to fit every angler on it. That’s why we’re introducing new XL...

A look ahead to the 2021 WON Cabo Tuna Jackpot

According to Chuck Buhagiar, general manager of Western Outdoor News, the 23rd Annual Los Cabos Tuna Jackpot has been set for November 3-6 of this year. "We’re really excited to be hosting this spectacular event again. After 22 years, it’s...

MOST RECENT

Cliff King weighs Big Stringer on final day to claim California Open title

BY JODY ONLY LAKEPORT – California anglers, pro Cliff King from Ione, fishing with AAA Hunter Jacobson of Orangevale, sacked up the Biggest Stringer of Day Three of the Cal Open at Clear Lake to add 25.23 pounds of bass...

Surf Fishing round up

Compiled by Gundy Gunderson SANTA BARBARA— The halibut were on the bite this week, according to Hook, Line and Sinker. Anglers reported good catches on most beaches. Two grunion runs and the gradual warming water has drawn the fish shallow....

SoCal outdoor enthusiasts gain outfitting option in Gear Coop

Fully dialed for serious salt anglers, but it doesn’t end there SANTA ANA – Known in the climbing world as a specialty retailer focused on the outdoors, Gear Coop has recently expanded to offer saltwater fishing equipment. With skilled and...