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Red Snapper of the Pacific

Wednesday May 28, 2014

Pacific red snapper and other members of the Sebastes Family known by Pacific anglers as 'rock cod' are fun to catch and delicious to eat! http://saltfishing.about.com/od/commonspecie1/fl/Catching-Pacific-Red-Snapper-can-be-Fun-and-Tasty.htm


Tuesday May 27, 2014

Forget about those flashy new jet head jigs for catching marlin and other billfish; try the time honored technique of rigging your own bait to provoke a strike!  http://saltfishing.about.com/od/typesoffishing/fl/Catch-Marlin-With-Rigged-Bait.htm


Enjoy Great Fishing From a Baja Panga!

Saturday May 24, 2014

The Baja panga is a sturdy, dory-like boat made from wood and fiberglass, and has been used successfully in most of the small, rural fish camps located along Baja California's remote Pacific and Cortez coasts for generations. http://saltfishing.about.com/od/typesoffishing/fl/Enjoy-a-Baja-Panga-Adventure.htm

California's Brazen Barracuda

Thursday May 22, 2014

Pacific barracuda are a pelagic species that is usually found along the coast of southern California and Baja during the months of summer and fall. http://saltfishing.about.com/od/Pacific-barracuda/fl/Catching-Californias-Brazen-Barracuda.htm


Catch More Fish with Flurocarbon Fishing Line!

Wednesday May 21, 2014

When put to a comparative evaluation, fluorocarbon fishing line displays the remarkable ability to provoke more strikes and hook ups than does conventional monofilament under the same conditions.  http://saltfishing.about.com/od/Flurocarbon-line/ss/Flurocarbon-is-the-Leader-for-Saltwater-Fishing.htm


Catch More Lingcod

Saturday May 17, 2014

The most common habitat for lingcod is a rocky bottom where there are massive crevices, pinnacles and drop-offs.  Lingcod carefully position themselves in these types of structures and hide, waiting to assault their unsuspecting prey as it drifts by them. http://saltfishing.about.com/od/Lingcod/fl/How-to-Land-a-Lingcod.htm





North America's Top Billfish Tournaments

Wednesday May 14, 2014

The growing popularity of high profile, high dollar payout billfish tournaments has ushered in an era of competitive angling the likes of which has never been seen before. http://saltfishing.about.com/od/Billfish-Tournaments/tp/NORTH-AMERICArsquoS-TOP-5-MARLIN-TOURNAMENTS.htm


Catching Big California Yellowtail

Thursday May 8, 2014

The California yellowtail is a particularly tenacious member of the Jack family, and is a hands down favorite of anglers along the Pacific coast. http://saltfishing.about.com/od/California-Yellowtail/fl/Catch-the-Hard-Fighting-Yellowtail.htm

Catch More Corbina From the Surf!

Thursday May 8, 2014

These hard fighting, tasty fish are members of the croaker family.  Extremely popular with west coast onshore anglers, they are one of the most elusive species that can be taken from the surf.  http://saltfishing.about.com/od/California-corbina/fl/Surf-Fishing-for-California-Corbina.htm

Find and Catch Humboldt Squid!

Saturday April 26, 2014

The giant Humboldt Squid, Dosidicus gigas, is a large, tough and tenacious beast that should never be confused with those plate-sized market squid that show up in the frozen section of your favorite Bait & Tackle store. http://saltfishing.about.com/od/commonspecie1/fl/Fishing-for-Giant-Humboldt-Squid.htm

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