Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Saltwater Fishing

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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...

Saltwater ramps reopen with social distancing guidelines (updated)

Story updated April 25, 9:30 a.m.  SANTA BARBARA – On Friday, the saltwater launch ramps in Santa Barbara Harbor, Ventura Harbor and Channel Islands Harbor reopened on an interim basis with strict social distancing guidelines. The Morro Bay launch ramp...

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...

Potesta bags state’s biggest sport-caught tuna — over 400 pounds!

400-pound plateau finally reached AVALON – The West Coast sportfishing world is buzzing over the news that the coveted 400-pound tuna mark finally being eclipsed. The 101-foot family-owned Potesta motored into Avalon where the scale on the famous Green Dock...

One man’s obsession results in ironclad collection

Dave Pfeiffer got into surface iron for the fun and then chased rare jigs BY RICH HOLLAND SAN CLEMENTE – One of the world’s most extensive collections of Southern California surface iron is in a garage at Dave Pfeiffer’s home in...

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...

San Diego County sportboats play waiting game (updated)

Edit June 4, 4:00 p.m.: WON is seeing contradictory information on whether Gov. Newsom has granted the San Diego County Board of Supervisors the authority to decide what businesses can open and when, including sportfishing. The San Diego landings...

Private boater: Pelagics head northwest, SCI bluefin likely on deck

BY BOB VANIAN 976Bite.com There have been some changes as the hot area of bluefin tuna, yellowfin tuna and yellowtail that had been biting for boats fishing within 35 miles of Point Loma dropped off and anglers had to look to...

California Sportfishing League exits the political arena

BY MARKO MLIKOTIN SACRAMENTO – The consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic have been very real for all Californians.  Like many businesses that have closed their doors, this pandemic proved too costly for the California Sportfishing League (CSL) to continue operations....

Emergency Commission meeting devolves into a free-for-all (updated)

Action to consider granting the DFW Director temporary emergency power to alter or close fisheries during the COVID-19 crisis delayed a week Update: The rescheduled FGC meeting will take place via webinar on April 15 at 10 a.m. Visit this...

MOST RECENT

Daiwa expands Tatula Baitcasting Line with new Tatula 300

New TATULA 300 offers discerning anglers premium performance for fishing big baits CYPRESS – Just when you thought the in-demand Tatula reel family couldn’t get any better, Daiwa unleashes the new Tatula 300, a true 300-size reel for throwing big...

Waterfowl hunt results for Oct. 27, 2020

Teal top comp counts on opening weekend for Southern state BY JIM NIMIEC NILAND – Cinnamon and green winged teal were the top ducks shot on opening day at refuges and clubs in this southern portion of the Pacific flyway, but...

The 2021 CCA-California Sportfishing Tide Calendar now available

Coastal Conservation Association - California and Bill Varney announced this week that the 2021 CCA California Sportfishing Tide Calendar is now available at tackle stores, landings and all Turner’s Outdoorsman stores. This year’s calendar includes tides, moon phases, important...