Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Saltwater Fishing

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Baja: Few anglers but plenty of fish around the holidays

A solid wahoo, dorado and tuna bite in San Jose del Cabo; sierra, dorado and medium-sized yellowtail in Loreto; “a little bit of everything” in Cabo, with tuna still reigning BY MEGAN McDONELL SAN JOSE DEL CABO – Eric Brictson of...

VMC Debuts Heavy Duty Weighted Willow Swimbait Hook

Try a new spin on swimbait fishing with VMC’s new Heavy Duty Weighted Willow Swimbait Hook. A new take on the “under spin” concept, this new Ike Approved innovation features a willow-leaf blade attached via an extended spinner arm,...

Plano Gives EDGE to Dedicated Anglers

For some, fishing is a way of life. It’s hours spent studying charts, memorizing holes, points, and structure and checking forecasts days in advance of a trip. Top anglers meticulously organize tackle for fast access, tie on baits with...

Stock up on shallow water rockfish

BY CAPT. BILL SCHAEFER It’s November and the waters off southern California are cooling. Shallow water rockcod season, that is under 75 fathoms, is coming to an end on December 31, 2020, although a lot of anglers wish it was...

A Thanksgiving feast of big tuna in the Cabo area

BY MEGAN McDONELL SAN JOSE DEL CABO – Rebecca Ehrenberg of Pisces Sportfishing posted on their blog that she received a photo of a fish that looked like it was pushing 400 pounds. After a little digging, she found it...

San Diego saltwater: Phenomenal fall fishing offshore

BY MERIT McCREA SAN DIEGO — The fleet out of San Diego County landings worked at least 4 regions through the week. To the south, the week started where it left off, with kelp paddy fishing wide open for dorado,...

C&H Lures Alien XL Chugger

This larger version of the classic Alien Chugger lure is designed to run true and straight with an erratic popping motion. The added benefit of a flesh like body and head results in a lure that can be used...
Big Vermillions

Fish there for Moss Landing and Monterey boats

Partyboats found stacks of hungry fish, however very strong currents tangled lines, slowing the overall catch counts for Monterey and Moss Landing boats. Shore fishing was solid for surfperch in Monterey and along most sandy beaches northward. Rocky shores...

WON Big Fish Challenge Week 8: another new overall leader

It's a 10-week event, so there's still of time to sign-up HERE! SAN CLEMENTE – The annual WON Big Fish Challenge (BFC) has entered the final turn as anglers are currently taking their final shots in the 10-week event here...

The WON readers’ writing contest is underway!

SAN CLEMENTE - A trio of Penn Fathom reels are all set to be awarded to WON’s 2021 writing contest winners, one selected each month January through March. The three winners will also have the opportunity to submit possible future contributions...

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...