Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Saltwater Fishing

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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...

First WON California Tuna Jackpot in the books

POINT LOMA – The inaugural WON California Tuna Jackpot took place on Saturday when 35 teams launched from various SoCal harbors and came together at San Diego Marlin Club for the weigh in and awards ceremony. Rough conditions offshore...

WON Big Fish Challenge Week 5: three new leaders kick off the second half

It's a 10-week event, so there's still plenty of time to sign-up HERE! SAN CLEMENTE – After a relatively quiet Week 4 of the WON Big Fish Challenge, anglers participating in the 2020 installment of the event came back with...

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...

Tomahawk anglers find bluefin and good times

BY RACHEL VON FLECK SAN DIEGO – Anglers aboard the WON Tomahawk charter had a choice to make as soon as they stepped onboard. Would it be heading out to the Cortes Bank to try for monster yellowtail, or a...

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...

WON Big Fish Challenge presented by Mercury: Grand Prize Leaderboard

Updated August 3, 2020 Yellowtail: 36 pounds, Gary Agard, Alamitos Bay Landing (Week 1) White seabass: 51 pounds, James Choi, kayak (Week 5) Halibut: 35 pounds, Adam Cox, Profishent (Week 3) Tuna: 251.8 pounds, Neil Barbour, Easy Access. (Week 5) Bonito/Barracuda: 5.42 pounds, Adam...

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...