Soupfin Sharking – Ben Cantrell: 73″ female soupfin – Caught on 13′ Daiwa Sealine with Shimano Baitrunner OC 8000 and 50 lb Super Slick Power Pro. Terminal tackle was a 3-way rig with a 6 oz sputnik, 11/0 3X Mustad circle, 24″ of 200 lb coated steel and 4′ of 200 lb mono, plus 6′ […]
Surf fishing in Southern California for many anglers down here usually involve small bass rods and light line. There are a few who target something a little bigger and badder that swim our surf and can test your tackle as well as your back. For years my friend Don up in LA would try to […]
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Fishing San Diego Bay or Mission Bay from shore can be very productive with a little bit of know-how and a healthy amount of perseverance. When it comes to fishing spots, Google Earth is your best friend. You can fish anywhere you want unless there are No Fishing signs posted. In general, fish relate to […]
Many of these terms are used in our Forum board as well as the articles. This is to aid anglers on common words thrown around the SoCal fishing community. The meanings may vary slightly between anglers and geographic locations, but normally reflects the general definition used. (Please PM Latimeria on the Forum Board if you […]
Well, the grunion run is about to begin and that means the coast is about to get inundated with a lot of bait and the game fish that follow them. This ranges from sharks and rays to bass and butts. One of the most sought after game during this time is the Shortfin Corvina (Cynoscion […]
It never fails that if you get out fishing long enough, you’ll undoubtedly run across something you’ve never seen before… at least in maybe real life. Whether you catch, snag or just find something interesting, it’s worthy of a picture to share with fellow fishermen. I’m going to primarily keep this a “Fish Porn” type […]
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Notorynchus cepedianus…. The Sevengill Shark and the second most potential deadly surf shark of Southern California. This week has almost been unprecedented with the number of sharks being spotted along the SoCal coast, not to mention the unfortunate encounter with a surfer earlier this week. In any case, when light conditions are low like in […]
Well, the surf layed down this past week just enough to settle the floating salad in the water and give us an opportunity to fish. A personal best was landed by Latimeria and followed up the next night with another Sevengill Shark caught by longtime member, Mike (Pinoyfisher). This is the 4th Sevengill Shark over […]
Well, there has been a few missed opportunities in this 2017 shark season already, but finally someone got one on the sand to start the 2017 shark list. Here Sasquatch shows off a beautiful 88 inch SoCal Sevengill Shark off the beach before the weather and rain hits our area. The beach did not look […]
It was bound to happen sooner than later, but one of the guys just landed a Great White Shark from the beach. It was only a juvenile, but even cooler to see it so compact and yet still fierce and mean looking. Here is the short version… Matt has been looking for a big Sevengill lately […]
So it started as every trip the last three months, but turned into something special. We’ve only seen 3 legit surf sharks the past 3 months, but literally over doubled it in one night! The Soupfin Sharks were schooling and the Sevengill Sharks appeared to be breeding on the same beach that we were at. […]
Parimal M. RohitDecember 1, 2016 WASHINGTON, D.C. — A petition to declare Pacific bluefin tuna as a threatened or endangered species could be successful, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced in October. The federal agency is seeking scientific and commercial information about Pacific bluefin tuna through Dec. 12 to determine whether an endangered […]
The Grinner Gathering ended up living up to it’s name after most had packed it in. It was a really fun time getting to meet and fish with all the familiar names on the website from over the years. Many of us met up at the Tidewater Tavern prior to the event to get […]