Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Saltwater Fishing

This is the Saltwater Fishing Main Category

Catch as catch can at Half Moon Bay

BY CAPT. DAVID BACON HALF MOON BAY – There was limited but positive boat activity and fish/crab reports for Half Moon Bay boats. The weather cooperated half-heartedly at best, but well enough to log some trips. Huli Cat had very...

The WON readers’ writing contest is back for 2021!

Trio of Penn Fathom reels up for grabs to monthly winners BY BLAKE WARREN SAN CLEMENTE – It goes without saying, 2020 was one heck of a strange and unpredictable year, with just about everyone on the globe having to adjust...

Tangible data: 2020 continues to produce new outdoor enthusiasts

One recurring theme that has been touched on in WON editorials several times over the course of this year has been how one positive thing to come out of 2020 is the huge spike in interest in outdoor pursuits...

CCA California looks back at a full slate of 2020 successes

Issues urgent fundraising plea to address COVID induced budget shortfall BY BILL SHEDD CCA CAL Chairman 2020 has been the most productive year yet for Coastal Conservation Association California. We achieved the greatest victory ever by the sportfishing community in the California...

PENN brings its saltwater legacy to fly fishing

The Battle saltwater combo delivers PENN quality in a combo package for fly anglers COLUMBIA, S.C – Already an iconic brand in the saltwater space, PENN is now inviting saltwater fly anglers to enjoy the same high quality fishing tackle with...

Long Range Report: Lower banks tuna get skittish

Fat wahoo and slug yellowtail pick up slack BY GUNDY GUNDERSON SAN DIEGO – The long range fleet turned to scratching on the lower banks after a week of above average fishing. The bites on these big fish are transient at...

San Diego report: Bluefin outlast anglers, yellows pop at Coronados

BY MERIT McCREA SAN DIEGO — As of this past week angler participation severely declined, despite the ongoing bluefin catches made. The most recent return from tuna town was Thursday by the Game Changer. They'd run with 2 and limited...

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...

Suisun Bay sturgeon action spectacular

Are we killing the goose that laid the golden egg? BY DAVE HURLEY Sturgeon fishing has been nothing short of incredible in Suisun Bay with both private boaters and six-pack operators scoring as many as six limits of sturgeon on a...

MissionFISH celebrates America’s Brave and Courageous on Veterans Day

BY BOB SEMERAU VENTURA —Veterans Day celebrations and remembrances this year fell on the auspicious date of 11-11-2020. One local, grass-roots non-profit organization, MissionFISH, made it the best of both with a day on the water for some 52 anglers...

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Seaguar celebrates 50-year anniversary with angler photo contest

In 2021, Seaguar, the world leader in fluorocarbon line and leader material, is marking the 50th-anniversary of its founding and the invention of fluorocarbon fishing line with a fun angler photo contest.  To celebrate, the company has created the “50...

Kern River: trophy rainbow highlights winter trout parade

BY MIKE STEVENS KERNVILLE – Air, water, anglers and trout are all cold in the Upper Kern River, but winter fishing for both wild and stocked trout has been de- cent,and the trophy-fish lamp was lit at least once in...

Latest Lake Poway double- digit bass a record setter

BY MIKE STEVENS POWAY – Another double-digit largemouth was caught at Lake Poway, and this one will sit atop the totem pole and give other trophy bass anglers something to shoot for. Nicky Vu was throwing a plastic trout-imitating swimbait from...