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  1. mark johnsen

    Stardust awesomeness!

    Short report… Just another high-quality, high class trip with the guys up in Santa Barbara! Our group had limits all around on the rockfish and limits or close to limits on the white fish. As well as a few lings and a jackpot winning sheep head... My personal best! Seven of us spent an hour...
  2. mark johnsen

    Izors, 150

    Got out today! My daughter has been binging Wicked Tuna during the quarantine and couldn't take it anymore! She told me she NEEDED to get out. So, she, I and my son launched at Davies at daybreak. One boat launched ahead of us and a jet ski after. Not too busy, Got a great half scoop of 4 -5...
  3. mark johnsen

    Cabrillo launch/ San Pedro bait open?

    Anyone have info on this?
  4. mark johnsen

    Lake Silverwood: great weather and a couple of dinks

    We hit it today. It was the first day they moved opening time to 7:00 am. I was the only one in line who needed an inspection but that was all good. Had some boat trouble at the dock but were fishing by 8:00. Spent the first 2&1/2 hours trolling. Had a Bass Harrasser 6" Medium fall rainbow...
  5. mark johnsen

    3 Grand days on the Grande 9/15-9/17

    I went on my first trip longer than an overnighter, a 3 day charter on the Grande out of Point Loma Sportfishing. My hopes were high for getting my first tuna. I was not let down! Captain Jimmy got us on the fish and the crew was great. Deckhands were skillful with the gaff and helpful with...
  6. mark johnsen

    Rough day...Long beach

    Don and Pete were due to arrive at my house in Redlands at 4 AM this morning. Don pulls his boat all the way from Yucca Valley. They didn't arrive until after 4:30 as he had a flat on the truck in the dark of the desert. We had to stop and add some air to the spare before we got back on the...
  7. mark johnsen

    Long Beach Breawall.....darn fog....

    Been a while...Got to Davies around 5:30....In and out of fog on the 22...Met a couple of guys waiting it out at the ramp. Bill&Ray on the Hard 8 hope you Gottem! We had some electrical problems but still headed for the bait barge at 6:45... Fog left us with about 50 yard visibility so we...
  8. mark johnsen

    San Diego Bay/Point Loma Kelp march 4-5

    So a couple of months ago I made reservations at Carpinteria State beach campground for opening weekend of rockfish season...this would be a new thing...a 'tradition in the making'... camp and fish! Should be great right? Storm coming... cancel Santa Barbara/Carpinteria (Bye Bye reservation fees...
  9. mark johnsen

    Izor's / Breakwall

    Don took me and our youth pastor out of Long Beach today! Launched from Davies a little after 6,( would have been sooner if I didn't flood the engine trying to start Don's boat...didn't know the choke sticks if you use it...) 1/2 scoop of 'chovies from Nacho. Headed to Izor's and had some...