Surf Soupfin and Sevengill Sharks – Finally we have been getting small surf which has created more opportunities to get out and fish the surf. The kelp situation is minimizing on the beach and the new moon tides are bringing the sharks in close. Just yesterday, two members got out and found great conditions on two […]
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 San Diego surf sharks are starting to stir! Life on the beaches are picking up now that the swell has finally gave us a chance to fish and love is in the air… i mean water since the males are swarming the females in the shallow areas. Follow the link to read about the […]
It’s finally happening… The Sevengill sharks are starting to make their appearance off the local SoCal beaches. There has been a steady trickle of surf sharks the past month, but this seems to be getting more frequent over the past few weeks with more that even found a way to escape the hook after taking […]
It’s been a few months of rigorous use, but I am ready to write my review of the Coastline SurfSystem fishing “Back Pack” (I leave that in quotes as it is not truly a typical back pack). I received this fishing back pack from Ted Blake who designed this system initially to work the beaches […]
Well, Ben sure knows how to get around to increase his fish species list on rod and reel. He’s an Illinois member on our boards who travels great distances to find new species to catch and he just plain fits right in here at Prehistoric Soul. Ben has really made the most of his trip […]
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 […]