Once again, Mikey does it captaining the 3/4 day boat, The Malihini. More to come later, but his 3/4 dat trip out of H&M Landing just landed a nice Wahoo locally. We just had a 50lb class wahoo lost to sea lions at the Coronado Islands yesterday and now this! What a crazy year this […]
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 […]
Lobster Hoop Nets Now, you NEVER know what might show up in your hoop net while lobster fishing. It could be Seven-gill sharks, Bat Rays or just an array of weird crabs. This sucker was a purse crab I hooped up and actually didn’t fall through the netting. They are like big golf balls and […]
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The Sevengill Sharks are returning to the local beaches after a few month absence. There has been a lot of big swell, bad tides and lack of fish which has added to the slow shark fishing, but finally might see a sign of life. It is not a big shark by any stretch, but this […]
Great White Part 2 is up on the forum and in the books. Chris and his buddy were on a shark tagging trip looking for Threshers, Makos or any obscure beach caught shark. He already caught and released a smaller one a few days before, but really shined when he got this beast to the sand. […]
It is an elite club when you can say that you caught a Great White from the surf. Incidental catches like this are not common while fishing for the more common bigger sharks of SoCal, but they have been increasing in frequency over the past few years. Here, P-Soul member Chris (aka Pierfisher) shows off […]
San Diego Surf Sharks are here and here good! Here Pinoyfisher shows off his personal best Sevengill shark he caught out of the surf last week. Impressive length of 94″ and very girthy to make it a beautiful surf shark. There has been murmurs of some other impressive beasts caught out of the surf, […]
With all of the Great White sharks in the news, we figured there should be some other game in town and hit the surf hoping for a few surf sharks. It didn’t take long before we scored a couple of sharks to consider the evening a success. The Sevengill and Soupfin shark were quickly released […]
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 […]
(Story by Cindy Boren) The woman who was attacked by a shark while swimming off San Onofre Beach at California’s Camp Pendleton is “fighting for her life,” according to her mother. Leeanne Ericson, 35, was bitten on the thigh at about 6:30 p.m. PDT Saturday as she swam just off an area known as “Church” […]