Thursday, May 6, 2021

Saltwater Fishing

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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...

Daiwa launches new J-Fluoro Samurai fluorocarbon

New fluorocarbon mainline delivers the ultimate in strength, reliability and fishability Quality fishing line is cornerstone to success, period. Without it, the prospect of catches are dramatically decreased - lures break off, memory coils eliminate sensitivity and power, and worst...

Anglers Resource bringing Fuji’s ULTRA Poly Thread to U.S.

April 1 will mark the beginning of Fuji’s ULTRA Poly Thread being warehoused, distributed and marketed from a US base, according to a company spokesman. The product will continue to be manufactured in Japan from the same source. Anglers Resource,...

Vermilion-aire status aboard the Endeavor

BY DYLAN DEPRES The vessel Endeavor is one of several boats in the sportfishing fleet which is berthed in different areas of the coast seasonally. During the early sportfishing season, she departs from Ventura Harbor Sportfishing before spending the later...

Suzuki Repower Report: 1968 28-foot Cary

This is WON’s Repower Report, brought to you by Suzuki Marine. This feature will run every month and will showcase one of many repower projects performed by Suzuki’s professional dealers and mechanics in Southern California. Each new report will...

1st Mate is ready to assist for boater‑overboard scenarios

Connected system also provides theft‑deterrence functionality Mercury Marine today announced full compatibility of all Mercury SmartCraft‑capable engines with the new 1st Mate Safety and Security System. This technology comprises an intelligent hub, a set of wearable products and a mobile‑device app...

AB3030 and the definition of ‘protection’

Guest Editorial by Chris Arechaederra, CCA Assistant Director Late last year, we were all witnesses to the amazing and successful efforts by the fishing community, along with our greater coalitions and partners in all recreational industries all came together to...

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Fin Fetish 6-Pack trip: reverse 1.5-day June 11 – 12

New in 2021, Western Outdoor News is offering a reverse 1.5-day trip with Fin Fetish Sportfishing. This is a freelance trip, but the most likely course of action will be fishing white seabass, yellowtail, rockfish & lingcod at the...

Knee Deep: Sierra Opener Side Notes

Western Outdoor News had boots on the ground in three zones during the trout opener, and while I hope you appreciated that coverage in our last issue, the “who caught what on what” along with all that wind drama,...

Reader Report: Jack and the giant sand bass

BY TOM  GURROLA Special to Western Outdoor News              Fishing the South Coast of Orange County during spring is always full of surprises, once May kicks in and the weather starts to warm you never know what your going to catch...