Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Saltwater Fishing

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Solo Swordfish: Serge Vasquez gets his 335

AS TOLD TO PAUL LEBOWITZ Here's an epic swordfish story from the 2019 season, to get you going for 2020. Serge Vasquez of Expert Marine has been chasing swords for months, usually by himself for the ultimate angling challenge. He’d...

Long range then and now

BY GARY GILLINGHAM I have been long range fishing for about 25 years now. I was very lucky. When I started all the Revillagigedo Islands were open. San Benedicto, Soccoro, Roca Partida and Clarion. The long range boats I have fished...

King calico: Fourteen indispensable tips from a successful trophy hunter

SAN DIEGO — In the pitch black, Bill Hokstad’s Pro-Line center console bucked wildly in time with the steep swells that passed under the boat before smashing into the shoreline in great bursts of ghostly white foam. We were sitting...

San Diego County sportboats back in business

Sunday approval of the fleet’s health guidelines clears the way to open immediately SAN DIEGO – Relief came in the nick of time for the San Diego County sportboat fleet when the Health Department signed off on sanitation and distancing...

Center console super cow

The intersection of preparation and opportunity yields a stunning success for a San Diego area bluefin angler and his friend. AS TOLD TO PAUL LEBOWITZ SAN DIEGO – On Sunday, Robert Jones of Poway and his good friend Ken White of...

Sixth annual San Diego Offshore Jackpot set for June 25-26

Big, 8-boat combined jackpot at stake in this duel between anglers and the 3 famous Scott Street landings SAN DIEGO — The sixth annual Western Outdoor News San Diego Offshore Jackpot is scheduled for June 25-26 on a fleet of...

Baja Memories: Baja Norte’s magical fish camp

COMPILED BY PAT McDONELL Readers share their Baja experiences over the years, and they are not all about fishing! The second in a series of remembrances and adventures as Mexico continues its isolation efforts into mid-June at a minimum… So...

SoCal sportboat fleet getting back to business

The Stardust and Coral Sea lead off SANTA BARBARA -- On Saturday, the Stardust and Coral Sea resumed business with a couple of 3/4-day trips, the first sportboats in the SoCal bight to do so. "We did it, our first day back at it is in...

Frequent passenger has Dana Wharf pegged

DANA POINT – Growing up in San Diego, I came up only fishing the sport boats based between Point Loma and Oceanside. It wasn’t until I took a job in Dana Point that I finally fished another operation, Dana...

Baja Memories: They were biting well that day

COMPILED BY PAT McDONELL Readers share their experiences over the years, and they are not all about fishing! The first in a series of remembrances and adventures as Mexico continues its isolation efforts through at least May 30… So we...

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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...