Saturday, August 8, 2020

Saltwater Fishing

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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...

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...

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...

Hefty seabass caught at Point Loma

SAN DIEGO – What a way to save a day! Kevin Nguyen of Placentia was returning from a fruitless offshore trip to The Corner for bluefin tuna on July 26 when, on a whim, he stopped his family's Boston...

How a night stalker smashes jumbo spotted bay bass

SAN DIEGO — Shore caster Brandon Dawson of San Diego does his best work at night. That’s when he stalks jumbo spotted bay bass. His best one to date was 18 inches long, and he has the measuring board photos...

Use heavy gear for heavy fish

Capt. Scott McDaniels of the Sea Adventure 80 breaks down the secrets for success when fishing bluefin SAN DIEGO — Capt. Scott McDaniels of the Sea Adventure 80 is fired up, fresh back from a successful bluefin trip and ready to...

A conversation with Red Rooster III long ranger Capt. Andy Cates

In this wide-ranging and candid interview veteran long range Capt. Andy Cates of the Red Rooster III talks about the long range learning curve, how to save money and time, and how to set realistic expectations for your long...

Fishing opportunities abound on California’s Central Coast

From excellent saltwater action stretching from the Gold Coast to Big Sur, to beautiful coastal lakes and excellent foothill bassin’, this unique and wonderfully diverse region has myriad outdoor options to offer BY RICH LINGOR AND ALLEN BUSHNELL Any outdoorsman or...

Ten tips to catch a deep drop king

BY BOB HOOSE Late November 2019, a group of friends and I were fishing on the Prospector for the mighty king or broadbill swordfish. The sun was low on the horizon while we watched our sword flags drifting upswell. I...

Angler Sophie Gail catches 370-pound bluefin

SAN DIEGO — The largest bluefin of the season, a magnificent 370 pounder taped out, was decked last week by angler Sophie Gail. She was fishing aboard the Constitution, Capt. Chase, on a 1.5-day, and was first up on the...

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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...

Storm debuts new red crawfish patterns in Arashi Vibe Lipless Cranks

Minnetonka, Minnesota -- The bait that helped Ott DeFoe win a Bassmaster Classic will soon be available in two new patterns to help anglers get more bites in tough conditions. Next season, Storm Arashi Vibe lipless crankbaits will come...