Saltwater spinning reels are rapidly gaining popularity with even the most seasoned anglers. New models are stronger, smoother and capable of handling larger fish than ever before. Here are a few of the latest to receive a top rating.
The Pacific bonito is the smallest member of the tuna family, yet it offers the spirited fight of a fish twice its size. A staple of summertime party boat anglers, it is also great smoked or as sashimi. Here's how to catch them!
The advent of soft plastic fishing lures a few decades ago has revolutionized the world of both fresh and saltwater fishing. Here's how to select the right ones to help you catch more fish!
The Pacific sculpin, also known as the California scorpion fish, is a common catch for inshore party boat anglers. Carefully avoid its stinging spines, and then enjoy the firm, delicate fillets as gourmet table fare!
The roosterfish (Nematistius pectoralis) is an exotic and popular gamefish species that has a range spanning from Baja California all the way down the coast into Peru and the Galapagos Islands. Here's how to hook and land one!
One of the most important factors in the success of onshore anglers is tidal movement. Here's how to use this valuable data to help you catch more fish!
The California sheephead is an increasingly popular fish with kelp bed anglers in both southern California and Baja. Learn the best techniques for hooking up with one of them here!
Considering a saltwater fishing adventure in Alaska? Here are a few tips and suggestions that you might want to consider.
Pargo are caught from Bahia Tortugas on the Pacific side of Baja down past Central America. They are tackle-busting brutes that will challenge the most seasoned angler. Here’s how to hook up with one!
To offshore anglers in the Northern Hemisphere’s Eastern Pacific and Southern Hemisphere, the name albacore means only one thing …the highly prized longfin tuna, Thunnus alalunga. Here’s how to catch them!