Monday, January 25, 2021

Saltwater Fishing

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Kayak record white seabass roped at Dana Point

Unofficially scaled at 80 pounds!  BY PAUL LEBOWITZ DANA POINT – Kayak angler Brian Beam of Mission Viejo is having the time of his life. On Saturday, Beam cashed in on his first legal white seabass, a fish of a lifetime...

PENN announces new Fathom saltwater baitcaster

Squall baitcaster, Squall II conventional and Battle III spinning reels also debuting for 2021 PENN is adding an all-new and, dare we say it, unexpected category of saltwater reel to its popular and effective Fathom family. The Fathom baitcaster will be...

The scoop on San Diego County’s launch ramps (updated)

Story updated Friday, May 8 at 1:30 p.m. SAN DIEGO -- We ran around San Diego County checking for open saltwater launch ramps so you wouldn't have to. Some but not all reopened on May 1, 2020, for recreational boating. Here's what...

WON Big Fish Challenge presented by Mercury: (Final!) Grand Prize Leaderboard

Updated September 2, 2020 Yellowtail: 42.25 pounds, Christopher Diaz (Week 7) White seabass: 52.2 pounds, Zack Scott, Purist (Week 8) Halibut: 41.2 pounds, James Choi, kayak (Week 9) Tuna: 251.8 pounds, Neil Barbour, Easy Access. (Week 5) Bonito/Barracuda: 11.1 pounds (bonito), Bennett Salvay, Profishent...

Remembering Jack Nilsen: The lessons of fishing long range

Very sad news on Christmas Day, 2020... Accurate Fishing announced the passing of patriarch Jack Nilsen. He will be long remembered for his good natured camaraderie at the rail, as well as his place in sportfishing tackle history. He...

Lessons learned fishing for big bluefin

BY RICH HOLLAND SAN DIEGO – By now it’s apparent there is a perennial crop of quality bluefin tuna off the Southern California and Northern Baja coast. The reason or reasons matter not for this story. This is about how...

WON On the Spot: Black Pearl trip smashes the lingcod, rockfish

BY DYLAN DEPRES I joined an open party trip aboard the Black Pearl for 12-hour 5am-5pm trip out of Virg's Landing in Morro Bay, venturing up the coast with our sights set on quality rockfish and lingcod. Upon departure, Captain...

Choosing a halibut presentation

Habitat and conditions dictate lure and bait choices BY GUNDY GUNDERSON One of the most targeted species for Southern California bay, harbor and beach anglers is the halibut. It is a challenging gamefish that can be found in the shallows all...

Long range fleet shuts down

By Gundy Gunderson SAN DIEGO — The long range fleet shut down this week with the mounting concerns and threats of the Covid-19 virus. Fortunately, much of the fleet is in the boatyard and few trips are scheduled for April....

Center console super cow

The intersection of preparation and opportunity yields a stunning success for a San Diego area bluefin angler and his friend. AS TOLD TO PAUL LEBOWITZ SAN DIEGO – On Sunday, Robert Jones of Poway and his good friend Ken White of...

MOST RECENT

Yamaha introduces updated V6 offshore outboards for 2021

Yamaha Marine kicks off 2021 with brand new product offerings including updated V6 Offshore outboards that combine new benefits with a reliable performance legacy. The new F250 and F300 V6 Offshore Digital Electronic Control (DEC) models boast built-in Digital Electric...

Federal announces new handgun ammunition for 2021

ANOKA, Minnesota - Federal Ammunition’s product teams are expanding handgun cartridge options in multiple product categories in 2021. Several new product line extensions in Hydra-Shok Deep, Punch, Syntech Range and more will be manufactured and delivered to dealers throughout...

Waterfowl hunting reports plus DFW duck counts for Jan. 13-17

SoCal Ducks are still largely missing in action BY JIM NIEMIEC RIVERSIDE – It has not been very ducky weather in this portion of the Pacific flyway the last couple weeks. Winds have not blown on shoot days and temps have...