At the massive Fred Hall sport fishing shows in Long Beach and San Diego this coming March, you’ll see a dizzying array of saltwater fishing gear and tackle. From custom, hand-made rods to heavy metal jigs, to realistic, deep-diving plugs, these shows have the gear for just about any fishing adventure Continue reading “Getting the Right Licenses, Validations, and Report Cards for Saltwater Sport Fishing”
Halfmoon are primarily a Southern California fish, although they have been found as far north as the Klamath River in northern California. Continue reading “Creature Feature: Halfmoon”
The fantail sole is a fairly rare inhabitant of sandy and muddy environments from Monterey Bay southward off California. Continue reading “Creature Feature: Fantail Sole”
Striped marlin range statewide off California, but are most common south of Point Conception. They may be found throughout the warm, tropical waters of the Indian and Pacific oceans. Continue reading “Creature Feature: Striped Marlin”
The Final California Commercial Landings report for 2018 has been posted to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife website. The report consists of summary tables that provide landings information by month, by port, and by area of California.
The 2018 commercial passenger fishing vessel (party/charter boat) landings report has also been posted in summary table form. The tables report the total number of fish kept by anglers and divers Continue reading “Final 2018 Commercial Landings Reports Now Available”