Saturday, June 6, 2020

Saltwater Fishing

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Video: 376-pound mega cow aboard the El Pescador

The virtually untouched waters out of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico produce prodigious yellowfin tuna for the El Pescador. This one, a 376-pound mega cow, was tag-teamed by Janch Li and Mark Aikawa on February 23, 2020. Western Outdoor News has a...

Coronados yellowtail fishing ignites for a ripper bite midweek

SAN DIEGO — What a week it was! Yellowtail fishing went Richter at the Coronados mid-week for the San Diego, Seaforth Landing, eventually settling down to a promising pick over the weekend. Meanwhile, offshore of Colonet the Tomahawk,Fisherman’s Landing,...

Loading up down deep

While the damp weather left much of the fleet dockside, those that fished loaded up their gunnies. Perhaps the fullest bags in the fleet were aboard the Eldorado, fishing out at San Nicolas Island. However, local anglers also pulled...
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...

Platforms on the short list or already decommissioned

By Merit McCrea There are 3 offshore platforms and an oil island on the short list for decommissioning and several more that have been already torn out. I’ve already covered the process piece for those on the list, but not...

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...

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...

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,...

Dana Point half-day trips fish shallow

The sportfishing scene out of Dana Wharf Sportfishing focused either hundreds of feet down on the 3⁄4-day trips, or super shallow on the local 1⁄2-day trips. Capt. Brian Woolley reported, “3⁄4-day focusing exclusively on the rockfish scene. It’s been very...

Heave-ho! Hauling lobster hoops at Catalina aboard the Triton

TWO HARBORS — Triton deckhand Nick Kim gaffed the floating coil of line leading to an unseen lobster hoop net nearly 180 feet below the ocean’s surface, and then quickly passed the standing end to Dana Lockhart of Huntington Beach....

Suzuki Repower Report for June 5, 2020

This is WON’s Repower Report, brought to you by Suzuki Marine. This feature showcase one of many repower projects performed by Suzuki’s professional dealers and mechanics in Southern California. Each new report will feature product specifications on different Suzuki engines for all...

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...

Pacific Islander Reverse 1.5-Day, June 22-23

Come join WON aboard the vessel Pacific Islander for an outer Channel Islands white seabass special 1.5-day! This trip is set for a prime time to target the grey ghosts just a week after the limit goes back to 3 fish. Captain...