Artist Spotlight

BD is excited to introduce you to Peter J and his amazing fish imprinting styles and nautical paintings that are one-of-a-kind. Check out his story and how he evolved into the diverse artist he is today.

Fishing VideosNext Level

The Furuno crew goes fishing with Capt. Jack Carlson and the Two Conchs fishing crews at the end of their marine electronics comparison trip.  After four days of putting the major brand electronics through their paces, the crew is anxious to just go fishing.

How to Fish

Erik Landesfeind is a master of the saltwater bass game in SoCal. He and his fishing buddies demonstrate how to effectively rig a Gulp! Jerk Bait in a weedless presentation for getting reluctant bass to bite.

Fishing Reports

Despite the upcoming unsettled weather, Erik Landesfeind has some good news for nearshore fishing options this weekend and the week beyond. You might need your rain gear, but the fish don’t mind.

Fishing ReelsFishing RodsFishing Videos

Ali Hussainy of Local Knowledge Fishing Show introduces some of the new Fathom Low Profile level wind reels and matching rods from PENN.


The staff from the CCA CAL will be traveling to Cope’s Tackle & Rod Shop in Bakersfield, CA to hold an informational meeting about CCA California. That meeting is slated for April 8th, 2021 at 6 pm.

seafood cooking
Fish RecipesRecipesSeafood Recipes

Everything is better with bacon as the saying goes… once gain it proves true! We are catching heaps of grouper and snapper at this time of the year, so I’m always looking for variations for our catch. Its actually a take on a BLT, we call it a FLT (Fish, Lettuce and Tomato) and we …


Hobie envy is real. Anyone who owns a MirageDrive® kayak has experienced it. You pull up to a gas station, boat landing or bait shop and heads turn. Universally, on-lookers are impressed, but sometimes, the curious are intimidated by the size of your craft. That’s about to change with the January launch of Hobie’s new …

Fishing Reports

BD’s Joe Sarmiento is back on the water and helps you get dialed into the SoCal fishing options happening this winter. Check out the latest fishing reports from local sportboats up and down the coast.


Editor’s Note: Here’s a great story from Bruce Kuhn about his cabezon record that still holds today. Bruce worked two years for the Santa Monica Harbor Patrol prior to moving to the Los Angeles County Harbor Patrol… He graduated from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Academy in 1964.  He has been involved with fishing and the …