Saltwater

Torrey Pines Yellowfin Croaker

Another great walk with pole in hand. Fished the incoming tide and stayed through the high water mark. Lots of nibbles, but they didn’t seem capable of handling the behemoth sandcrabs I was throwing (slightly larger than my thumb). Started catching a few here and there, but they were all under 10″. This specimen was

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Saltwater

The long walk rewarded…

After living on Maui for a few years, eating too well and too often, I found myself well over 200 lbs for the first time in my life. I decided to go on a diet and begin more frequent exercise. Full disclosure, I’m not fond of the gym (too many people, and many of them

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Barred Surf Perch

Torrey Pines Low Tide July 7, 2017

Got out this morning for the low tide at TP and found the fish willing… usual suspects in numbers (4 YFC and 2 teeny corbina), but of particular note was this little guy… I’ve caught a few since the spring, but they have been under 5″ in length… this one came to play and was

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Saltwater

Torrey Pines Stiper

It isn’t everyday you can pull out a striper from a Southern California beach! Not a huge one, but it fought above it’s weight class for sure! While I can certainly target certain species from the surf, the rarity of stipers in our waters makes them hard to fish for specifically. This little guy decided

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