photo courtesy Red Rooster3
For diehard fishermen Southern California summer’s guarantee is nearly constant—affordable one day and over night fishing trips to schools of albacore, bluefin and yellowfin tuna now finning off the
A prime attraction for my move to rural
San Diego is a fishing kind of town and summers are when many of us keen our hooks, restring our reels with premium line and start checking daily catch reports to see what party boat skippers are “on the fish” and how many fish are being taken by each boat.
Some of the fish reports for the various sport fishing operations make me resent my miserly ways. Multi-day trips (1.5 days) cost up to $400 (meals and berth included) and go up from there.
So what can you bring home from s multi-day fishing trip to any of the banks or sea mounts that range anywhere from 20 to 90 miles off the
My favorite fish down here is the appropriately named Wahoo. While not particularly tasty, Wahoo will make line scream off a smoking reel and are difficult to bring alongside a boat,
In a life time of fishing there’s only one species that’s ever fried one of my reels; a wahoo that completely destroyed a prized Ambassador spooled with expensive 40 pound test line. Capable of runaway freight train-like runs, my last tussle with a Wahoo ended with me seeing it about 40 feet from my boat before it turned tail and thundered off to Cabo San Lucas, trailing about 300 feet of my line.
Hookups with finned powerhouses aside, the best deal in San Diego Party boat fishing are the approximate $75 all day trips to the
My favorite blog on
The west coast forum on www.bloodydecks.com is another great source of information on
So,, if you’re traveling to the south country,friends, come early and take a fsihing trip on the tuna side—right here off