This past week has shown some great shark action in our local waters. Not a huge amount were caught, but they have been located in a few areas of San Diego and did not disappoint. This weekend, there was a change to the quarry. Bat Rays have invaded the bays and surf from Los Angeles […]
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 […]
Lingcod is a member of the greenling family and isn’t the only species of fish on the West Coast to have blue-green meat. Relatives to the Lingcod are the rock greenling and the kelp greenling which are sometimes tinted turquoise like the unrelated cabezon, which shares the same habitat. Lingcod are usually white-hued like halibut […]
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 […]
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Sevengill Beach- Wow, it’s been a hell of a month shark fishing from the surf. Many months of missed opportunities and lost fish made things seem a little bleak, until recently when the light switch was turned on! For a few weeks, the Soupfin Shark were snapp’in hard and quickly have been replaced with big […]
Northern SoCal Going Off! It’s been a while since the LA and VC crew got a good shark streak going, but one guy who has been needing some confidence boosting surf sharks is VDisney. Well, the last two days, he’s been on them and pretty damn good with some close to 8 foot models! Congrats […]
Gonzaga Bay… Wow. My buddy Chris came back last month after just laying the wood to big grouper and pretty much anything that swims down there. Member Ben, took his buddies and kayaks down there this past weekend and really had a fish catching blast to pad his life list! To be honest, I cannot […]
Thar Be Sharks In The SoCal Surf! Well, a couple of new members (Kam and Treefisher) have been on a hot role with the surf sharks lately! I tried to get their pictures uploaded, but were way too grainy and small to properly show up on the front page of the site. Please when you […]
Sevengill Solo Success. Here Chad shows off some nice Sevengills he caught while fishing solo last week. The surf has been pounding lately and messing up a lot of the good shark areas. That and dredging has made things less than ideal, but we are still in the thick of the spring surf shark season […]
Saturday Night Bat Fight-XI Winning Bat Ray. It was a tough year, but pretty much every county got a 4 foot Bat Ray for the 11th annual Saturday Night Bat Fight. The only person who went looking for sharks in the surf and figured a Bat Ray on the night of the event would just […]
Sevengills and Leopards: Well, it’s been a fairly slow start to the spring shark season, but it finally just started to roll in full speed. It appeared to be a mini “Grinner Gathering” as 4 of us all showed up at the same spot on the same night without any communication. Once you start getting […]