I’m still looking for that PB calico in San Diego (a calico bigger than 8 lbs). I know these bigger fish are out there. A number of times that I’ve fished the kelp beds, as we were reeling in smaller fish, they were followed to the boat by much larger fish. We’re talking 10-12 lb.
Headed out on my friend’s boat for a morning run out to the kelp beds just south of the Ocean Beach Pier. Loaded up on bait, and began to catch a few dozen Calico bass, a few sand bass, and an assortment of rockfish. While they were mostly shorts (10 t0 13 inches), there were