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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LA Bats. Well it’s about time! After all of the bat rays in SoCal went MIA for the last few months, Verne finally found one. It may not be much of a specimen, but with the Saturday Night Bat Fight around the corner, it’s a step in the right direction. Be sure to follow the […]
City of San Diego REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) El Capitan, Hodges, Miramar, Murray, (Lower) Otay Reservoir, San Vicente and Sutherland The City of San Diego is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) that describes opportunities for the operation of City Reservoir Concessions for El Capitan, Hodges, Miramar, Murray, San Vicente, Sutherland and Lower […]
There has been a sporadic Leopard sharks bite recently, but the focus has changed to catching bait and smaller rod fishing as the cooler weather should be bringing in the bigger game really soon. In the meantime, the small rod fishing has been fantastic as this picture of Fish Jerk’s two foot White Sea Bass will attest […]
Big Great White Caught from Beach(and released). Worlds largest land based catch ! by Dave Craggen Biggest catch from a beach in human history!? This monster shark was caught in September 2016 in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. With a fork length of 357cm and a huge 240cm girth, modern weight calculators put her at […]
Well, things have been slightly picking up thanks to the smaller surf and disappearing salad from the water. Here a few anglers got into some nice leopard shark action between the bass and eels. One of the hi-lights of this trip was to watch a Virginia Beach boy finally get his first leopard shark after […]
(Story from SDFISH) Tragedy struck the local sportfishing fleet this weekend after the 75′ sportfishing boat Invicta struck one of the Coronado Islands early Saturday morning with 26 people onboard, breaking apart and sinking in the shallow water off the rocks. Fortunately, all 26 people (21 passengers and 5 crew members) were able to get […]
Ticketmaster is to begin selling reservations for boating and fishing permits Thursday, the San Diego Fishing News blog reported. The reservoir has been closed since 2008 for work on its dam. The news that freshwater fishermen have been waiting for is finally here – San Vicente Reservoir, closed since September 1st, 2008 – has been […]