Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Saltwater Fishing

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AB 3030 passes State Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee

Moves on the Senate Appropriations Committee SACRAMENTO - On a vote of 6-2 that fell along party lines, the California Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee approved Assembly Bill 3030 despite overwhelming opposition from the sportfishing community. AB 3030 now...

Black Pearl extended day bags rockfish and lingcod

BY BOB SEMERAU MORRO BAY — Perfect weather made the run northward to a spot offshore from Sand Dollar Beach, way above Point Piedras Blancas, a smooth and pleasant cruise. Whales and dolphins cavorted in the calm clear waters, entertaining...

Hotel Rancho Leonero, as always, remains an oasis

LOS BARRILES, Baja Sur, Mexico – John Ireland, owner of the fabled Hotel Rancho Leonero on Baja’s East Cape, knows what makes his special property work. The fishing is great – better than ever, actually – and the Ranch...

First WON California Tuna Jackpot in the books

POINT LOMA – The inaugural WON California Tuna Jackpot took place on Saturday when 35 teams launched from various SoCal harbors and came together at San Diego Marlin Club for the weigh in and awards ceremony. Rough conditions offshore...

Tomahawk anglers find bluefin and good times

BY RACHEL VON FLECK SAN DIEGO – Anglers aboard the WON Tomahawk charter had a choice to make as soon as they stepped onboard. Would it be heading out to the Cortes Bank to try for monster yellowtail, or a...

Hefty seabass caught at Point Loma

SAN DIEGO – What a way to save a day! Kevin Nguyen of Placentia was returning from a fruitless offshore trip to The Corner for bluefin tuna on July 26 when, on a whim, he stopped his family's Boston...

How a night stalker smashes jumbo spotted bay bass

SAN DIEGO — Shore caster Brandon Dawson of San Diego does his best work at night. That’s when he stalks jumbo spotted bay bass. His best one to date was 18 inches long, and he has the measuring board photos...

Use heavy gear for heavy fish

Capt. Scott McDaniels of the Sea Adventure 80 breaks down the secrets for success when fishing bluefin SAN DIEGO — Capt. Scott McDaniels of the Sea Adventure 80 is fired up, fresh back from a successful bluefin trip and ready to...

A conversation with Red Rooster III long ranger Capt. Andy Cates

In this wide-ranging and candid interview veteran long range Capt. Andy Cates of the Red Rooster III talks about the long range learning curve, how to save money and time, and how to set realistic expectations for your long...

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...

MOST RECENT

PENN waves the flag with the Limited Edition Liberty Reel

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Limited to 1,000 pieces, PENN International 50VISW Liberty reels are built to turn heads on the water or as a piece of patriotic art in the home. Featuring custom America-themed engraving with a spool wrapped in the...

Introducing the first-annual WON Winter Troutcast at Lake Cuyamaca

Western Outdoor News is proud to announce that we have taken our highly successful Big Bear TroutfesT event format and duplicated it for an all new winter fishing event at Lake Cuyamaca December 12-13. The inaugural “Winter Troutcast” tournament will...

War Heroes on Water boat parade set for Oct. 1

As part of the 2020 War Heroes on Water Reunion Tournament, WHOW will be holding a very special patriotic Boat Parade. The first-annual event will enable local friends and family to celebrate returning veterans and share collective appreciation for...