1. C

    Northern Gulf Winter fishing

    When many charters shut down for the winter months, several stay fishing for the weather windows because fishing can be incredible. With this first strong cold front, we begin to think about Wahoo, which move in close to rigs and natural reefs. Additionally Yellowfin can be found year round. Big...
  2. Reduced: Wahoo trolling plugs, set of 11 with albacore bag/case   $300

    Southern California Reduced: Wahoo trolling plugs, set of 11 with albacore bag/case $300

    3 brand new large Yozuri bonitas 1 brand new small Bonita 1 other Bonita type plug 2 brand new Nomads 3 large Braid Marauders 1 Fugly purple thing + a couple bonus jigs, 1 bomb 1 medium pink marlin jig wired for wahoo that did get bit. xtra large Albacore jig storage case $400 $300 cash...
  3. BlueWingFishing

    Fishing Spreader Bar (Splasher/Port/Starboard Walker) - Upgrade Your Trolling Game!

    BLUEWING 18"/36" Spreader Bar Splasher/Port Walker/Starboard Walker with 6in/9in Floating Squids - Upgrade Your Trolling Game! We wanted to share with you all about our latest product, the BLUEWING 36in Spreader Bar Splasher/Port Walker/Starboard Walker with 9in Floating Squids. This spreader...
  4. BlueWingFishing

    Durable and Lifelike: Ultimate Big Game Trolling Lure - 50% OFF!!!

    Hey fellow anglers! Unleash your fishing potential with our 6"/9" Big Game Trolling Lure. Engineered with quality and precision, this lure is a must-have for both seasoned and novice anglers. Quality You Can Trust: Crafted with a durable acrylic head and flexible PVC skirt, our lure can endure...
  5. FS wahoo bombs - Hand Made in USA

    Other US FS wahoo bombs - Hand Made in USA

    My son and I have been making these wahoo bombs for ourselves and friends for over 8 years now. They have caught plenty of Wahoo to say the least. Finally retired and making some for others to help finance the fishing habit. 6 colors to chose from, plenty on hand right now. If you want...
  6. Nomad DTX Minnow 200mm - New in Box

    Southern California Nomad DTX Minnow 200mm - New in Box

    (4) DTX Minnows 200mm -(1) Nuclear coral trout -(1) Black pink mackerel -(1) Silver green mackerel -(1) Phantom $30/each or $100 for all I am located in Murrieta.
  7. Avet EX 30/2

    Southern California Avet EX 30/2

    silver avet ex30. 2 speed. Filled about 80-85% with izor 100# solid white braid. Reel is used but good condition and mechanically 100%. I just used it for wahoo trolling, but would make a great bft jig reel as well. Can ship at your expense
  8. gmehrguth

    Best place to fish in February?

    Hey fam! I am taking out a potential business partner and want some wide open fishing. Where should we go in US or Mexico for a February trip?
  9. dutra

    Northern California Found

  10. B

    Help with Bent Butt Wahoo Rods

    Looking for a little insight on a couple of wahoo rods I want to build in the near future. Rods will be fished out of a 28 ft mako high speeding so I'm using a 4'6" xxh blank rated 50-80. The butt pairs up nicely with the #2 Aftco unibutt regular due to the fact that it'll rarely leave the rod...
  11. Cabo to San Diego fishing trip!

    Mexico Cabo to San Diego fishing trip!

    Looking for experienced fishing crew, (2 people) to fish from 6/20, 22 to 7/10/22 from Cabo To Ensenada aboard a 42' custom Riviera sport fisher. I want to take our time and fish all the banks and inshore spots along the way. Golden gate banks finger banks, thetas banks, mag bay, cedros island...
  12. New Outriggers - 18' Hawaiian Stiff Precision Marine (SOLD)

    Southern California New Outriggers - 18' Hawaiian Stiff Precision Marine (SOLD)

    Precision Marine Hardware 18'. I am selling these clean, never used 18' stiff Hawaiian outriggers. They came with the boat I bought and have never been used, stored inside. SOLD
  13. marx88

    Offshore I have exactly 6 months before the tuna get to san diego.

    I'm getting everything going since we gonna be catching tuna this year by the pier at Ocean Beach. If you think about it every year they are getting closer. I'm planning to go fishing. I wanted to post my report since the board is a little dry, please see my southern California fishing report...
  14. captain jimmy's wahoo bombs, catchy tackle bombs, raider,6x and 6x JR Salas

    Other US captain jimmy's wahoo bombs, catchy tackle bombs, raider,6x and 6x JR Salas

    I have some wahoo bombs and jigs I would do $50 for the capt jimmy lot and $30 for the catchy the 2 raider ill take $20 Salas lot $30 and just shoot me offers on messager if you want the whole lot open to offers ill be shipping everything out and I cover shipping
  15. Ahi Pussy Spreader Bar

    Southern California Ahi Pussy Spreader Bar

    This is a SICK Ahi Pussy spreader Bar! Never used. Paid $125 Sell $75
  16. Wahoo Chains/ 5" Pakula

    Southern California Wahoo Chains/ 5" Pakula

    2 Wahoo chains, deep water, will crush it! 50 Pakula, schold yellowfin candy! $10-$50 Lake Forest, CA
  17. Talica 20II/ 25II Combos

    Southern California Talica 20II/ 25II Combos

    I have 4; Talica 20II combos for sale. Full spectra, used 1 season. 6'5" OC Rods, 20-50# Full roller guides. 2; Talica 25II combos, Full spectra, used 1 season. 6'5" OC rods, Fuji guides, 6'5" 50-100# Sorry, all SOLD!
  18. JGlass77

    Fishing Charter on the big island of Hawaii

    What up! I am planning a vacation at the end of August on the big island of Hawaii on the Kona coast and wanted to get a few recommendations on a Charter boat. Please let me know if any of you know of a few great captains that will put me game fish. James
  19. Axel at Buena Vista

    East Cape/Buena Vista Resort fish report July 5,2021

    It’s just a guess, but we’re guessing that in a few years the Summer of 2021 will be called the “Good Old Days.” You’d think it can’t get much better, but every week it seems to improve. Here’s some proof: Air temperatures peaked each day in the low 90s with water temps in the mid-80s for...
  20. Lure Lots - Vintage / Marlin / Tuna/Marauder

    Southern California Lure Lots - Vintage / Marlin / Tuna/Marauder

    Lot 1: Vintage Lures and Misc. - 18 total lures - Vintage Storm, Rebel, and Rapala lipped baits. Some in box - Misc. Linen line (new in packaging) - Net - Diamond jig $80 OBO Lot 2: Marlin Jigs - Total of 14 marlin jigs between 9" and 14" (11 rigged, 3 unrigged) - Various conditions from...
  21. Talica 20 and United Composite

    Southern California Talica 20 and United Composite

    Selling my like new United composite RCX76Raptor paired with a like new Shimano Talica 20, the reel is spooled with 100lb spectra. Paid over $1200 for this set up last year and never fished it. I’m asking $900 for the set up if interested message me.
  22. jcsportfishing

    Cabo San Lucas Fishing Report - JC Sportfishing August 30th, 2020

    Jc’s Sportfishing Weekly Fish Report. As the Admiral Seas It Fishing Report: 8/23/20 to 8/30/20 Our Office will remain closed due the Covid-19 Until October of this year. What a year… The fishing was starting to really pick up last week, past 3 days we have a couple of tropical storms come...
  23. aaron ahumada


    10’. Looking to trade, obo. Local pick or meet up only 😷 LA/OC
  24. Scorpion Sportfishing

    Scorpion Sportfishing Los Barriles - Early Booking DISCOUNTS!!!

    Looking back at 2019, I can say without a doubt we had a great year aboard Scorpion and El Regalo. Lots of wahoo, big tuna, mucho marlin along with some trophy dorado and roosterfish. Below is just a small sample of last year's action. We are expecting to have an even better 2020 fishing...
  25. marx88

    Do these fish look like yellowtail?

    Hi I need an expert opinion trying to see what fish this is:
  26. pvmarlin

    Mag Bay Update

    Just a quick update from the last post we made. We are now convinced those huge numbers of marlin were pushed in by the storm as it was too early for that type of crazy marlin fishing even for Mag Bay. So the bad news is the marlin have headed out further now that the weather settled, but the...
  27. pvmarlin

    Mag Bay CRAZY Marlin Action

    The fishing right now outside of Magdalena Bay San Carlos is above and beyond the norm for this time of year, which is always great! Our last group of only 3 clients spent almost no time at all in 3 days without rods bent. One day the best we can count on marlin was 29 striped marlin, 2 blue...
  28. pvmarlin

    Mag Bay Lookin Good

    Just a quick update, after a ton of great fishing recently we took some divers out and the fish seem to be getting thicker. Lots of good signs for a great season in Mag. These guys did extremely well on wahoo and tuna, but also found plenty of yellowtail and a huge one at that. Was a fun trip...
  29. marx88

    Offshore 4 species on the way to ensenada with video

    I am ready for another trip yall I got my boots on this time... alot of crazy business going on out there. Please share this video if you like I am hoping to make a movie soon.... Also, can someone help identify that fish I caught on the deep drop?
  30. Franklin Warner

    Moving to back to the BEST Coast - OFFSHORE FISHING HELP

    Being a military family we are never in one place for too long and it makes it hard to master the fishing grounds. We are originally from Cali but haven't been into offshore fishing until now. I've been fishing the East Coast (actually the Chesapeake Bay with one pending offshore trip out of...
  31. stelo415

    Mahi Mayhem Mag Bay

    Hey guys check out this video I just uploaded from my recent trip with Mag Bay Lodge
  32. Iron Rod

    Pro Gear Wahoo or YTS

    Looking for the bigger Pro gear models in in yellow gold anodized if they even exist.
  33. HBar

    Fishing SJDel Cabo Oct 26-28

  34. stelo415

    Mag Bay Lodge Wahoo,dorado,marlin action!!!!

    Hey guys just got back from a excellent trip down in Baja at the Mag Bay Lodge we fished 3 days catching dorado,wahoo,and plenty of marlin action. Our first day we saw a lot of Marlin jumping everywhere we had the most action on the Mag Bay Lures Pink Panamania lure trolling we did get on a good...
  35. magbayoutfitter


    Day 2 Clients Sami and Adi were only able to get in a 1/2 day of fishing before they had to run back in from Sergio. But you can check out the results. 8 Wahoo all nice fish. Leaving at first light running the 28 miles to bank fishing couple of hours before they had to head back in Capt Jimmy...
  36. magbayoutfitter


    Sami Bokovza was joined by his friend Adi Peritiz who flew in all the way from Israel to drive down the peninsula to fish for wahoo. I told samy of the coming at the time of hurricane Sergio and that I could not guarantee that they could fish. Sami replied truck is loaded and we are coming...
  37. Ricky@Outpost Charters

    Dorado, Wahoo, Marlin, in Loreto

    Weather and water are still warm in Loreto. There has been a good amount of whale activity in the area, we have seen humpback, pilot, and orcas in the past week. Yesterday there was several whales in the area so fishing was not so great. Today we headed further offshore past Catalan, coming...
  38. BACo

    September Delivers!

    As the Summer heat begins to recede, September has so far delivered the fishing trips of a lifetime for many of our recent visitors, who have ventured out to our most prolific spots and landed some decent fish. Some of them went straight to the grill, others got vacuum packed, frozen and shipped...
  39. joezee1986

    Mag Bay Lodge 8/20-22 San Carlos BCS

    Had a group from San Diego come down and stay at the lodge this week. Showed up with a quite an arsenal including but not limited to rods, reels, spearguns and cerveza. I've been watching Terrafin, Tempbreak and Buoyweather and watching the water temps straight west of the islands Margarita...
  40. Double Ono. 8-3-18

    Double Ono. 8-3-18

    Lilikoi with her uncle Gio
  41. BACo

    Off The Hook! Summer fishing season is on Fire!

    First Half of July - 2018 Hello there ! It’s a true pleasure to write about what we love the most about the summer, which is fishing season of course. Although this year has been a wild ride, we’re finally seeing what we have been waiting for, so let’s talk about the past couple of weeks...
  42. J

    Open spots for charter

    I have open spots for a private charter on "Outer Limits" out of Seaforth Landing in San Diego. Going with a light load (16 anglers, boat holds 23). 2.5 day, $720 Meals included ~9pm Sunday July 22 to ~6am Wednesday July 25 2018 For more info contact Jay at (619) 948-8008 or [email protected]
  43. 222

    Newell Trolling Skirts

    Never used thick like spaghetti foot long Newell trolling skirts. Meant for repairing wahoo skirts. About a foot long 2 blacks 2 purples, 1 red 2 pink. No longer sold in stores. $10. Thanks for looking.
  44. Andy409

    Trade Free Fishing Trip in the Keys for Local Knowledge: May 11th-15th

    My fishing partner and I are set on towing our Cape Horn 19 from Houston to the Keys from May 11th through 15th. As we are bunch of newbies from Texas only filled with hope and dreams when it comes to fishing Florida waters, we would like to offer any local "expert" or experienced fishermen that...
  45. Josa1

    Wahoo Casting/Trolling Lures

    3/29/18...Price drop to $125.00 Have a pretty good assortment of used wahoo casting bombs for sale. Lures are used but are still in pretty good shape. There are three trolling lures and three extra jet head trolling heads included. Price is $140.00 picked up in San Pedro.
  46. muymacho74

    JRI Jigs -The Breakdown

    Recently I have been getting alot of questions about the different models of JRI Surface and Heavy Irons. In this post I will do my best to cover as many of these questions based on MY experience with JRI Jigs. Im sure there are many different ways of catching fish with these awsome jigs and I...
  47. coastalwerks

    SOLD: UC Monster 8' Wahoo Factory Deckhand Rods

    These are factory United Composite rods for sale. All rods well taken care of wash, dried and stored in cool place. Rods do have xwrap over cork only in reel area. [SOLD] RCE800 MONSTER-CT 8'0" Action: MOD Line: 30-50 Lure: 1-5 Condition 9/10 - In very good condition and shows signs of...
  48. Big Nasty

    Chaos at the Ridge!!! 2017 "Redneck Rodeo" | 7-Day | Royal Star

    2017 "Redneck Rodeo" Charter | 7-Day Royal Star The Ridge - September 2017 Best wishes to the entire BD network, for a healthy / prosperous 2018!!!
  49. muymacho74

    Insane Wahoo on JRI Surface Iron

    We did some Major damage on the Wahoo during a pick bite using the JRI Surface Irons fishing down at the ridge recently on the Shogun. Myself, Bill Hindorff (aka Baller), and Al Yee were fishing the long Rod for two days in the zone with my favorite JRI 4’s in Mint/gold/white, Mint/white, and...
  50. Sirena

    Tailhunter La Paz/Las Arenas and Muertos Report June 11th, 2017

    WEEK AT A GLANCE (from 1-10 being best) Weather – 7 (still some wind, but not as bad as before) Heat – 9 (cooler than normal . Sunny and near perfect beach weather) Fishing – 6 (lots to be caught) Catching – 3 (losing alot of fish) Fish Quality – 6 (some big fish around but losing too many)...
  51. Van Wormer Resorts

    East Cape fishing is off and running!!

    It's been a great week down here on the East Cape! The fishing has finally busted wide open with a variety of species being landed each day. The primary specie the last few days has been yellowfin tuna. The school started out about 42 miles off hotel Palmas De Cortez, but has now moved to...
  52. ecuagringo

    Ecuagringo Marlin & Tuna Report Galapagos, Ecuador & Peru

    If you have not made the Galapagos or any destination in Ecuador next on your list then you are missing out on fantastic fishing and the travel experience of a lifetime. Tired of the same destinations where you are fishing with dozens of boats daily? How about being the only boat on the water...
  53. Van Wormer Resorts

    Gold Cup Wahoo Jackpot Tournament

    This is the first Annual East Cape Gold Cup Wahoo Jackpot Tournament. The tournament format will be the same as the Tuna Shoot Out except this time its the Biggest Wahoo will win. The largest Wahoo caught on August 26, 2017 will win a Voltswagon Gol and approximately $15,000* Cash (*based on 50...
  54. pitman

    Cowbells and Wire

    Two part question: Has anyone been having much luck on the Cowbells and what are your thoughts on Mono vs wire leaders? The reason I ask is been slaying Dogtooth, Ono, Barracuda with a good mix of Mahi, Ahi and Marlin. But losing a lot of lures to the toothy guys. It's felt that wire leaders...
  55. HavasuSun

    Bimini: Your top 5 trolling lures....

    I am heading to Bimini at the end of march. It will be my first trip to Bimini/Berry Islands. We plan to troll for Wahoo, Yellow Fin, Dorado, etc. I want to make sure I have some local favorite lures in my tackle box. What do you guys recommend?
  56. HavasuSun

    Looking for Rainshadow Trolling Build Advice

    Hi guys. I am looking at building a couple trolling rods for use in South Florida and San Diego. These will be paired with some old Penn International 30TW's and Senator 114H's. The target species will be Yellowfin, Dorado, Sailfish, and Wahoo in Florida and Yellowfin, Dorado, and Albecores...
  57. HavasuSun

    United Composite Monster: GUSA vs Challenger Elite

    Guys. I am looking to buy a UC Monster 8' for throwing iron and general use from a private boat. Does anyone have any feedback on the Challenger Elite model vs the GUSA model. I read the differences on their website but want some first hand experience on how they fish. Is it worth paying the...
  58. pvmarlin

    Magdalena Bay Blue Marlin

    Just a quick report for all you headed down to Mag this month. Lots of Marlin, lots of Wahoo and we are hoping for the cows to start showing soon - pretty decent amounts of yellowfin and it seems they continue to get a little bigger, just searching to see if the cows come around. Lars from SD...
  59. Van Wormer Resorts

    East Cape Fishing Report

    Fishing Report 10/25/16 Hola Amigos, It’s been a great last few weeks down on the East Cape. Water temperatures have been in the mid to upper 80’s and air temps. in the low 90’s and cooling down to mid 70’s overnight. The big news this past week was the arrival of some big tuna. This past...
  60. Van Wormer Resorts

    East Cape Fishing Report

    Hola Amigos, The fishing today was very good on the East Cape out of Hotel Palmas De Cortez. All the boats got into the tuna which were in the 15-40lbs. range. On Saturday, the Finatic got into a couple of nice tuna, one was 110lbs. and the other was 129lbs., so there are some big boys out...
  61. Van Wormer Resorts

    East Cape Fishing Report

    10/11/16 Fishing Report Hola Amigos, Well it’s been another great couple of weeks down on the East Cape! Anglers have had a lot of success landing some nice tuna for the last week and a half. The boat El Tio landed two of the biggest this past week, first with a 170lbs. yellowfin...
  62. S

    Tying a double strand knot for wahoo fishing.

    I am heading on a long range trip soon and someone was telling me that the ideal knot for wahoo bomb / jig fishing (when tying straight to mono) is to use 50# mono and tie the lure with a double strand coming from the mainline. The reasoning for this is in case the wahoo bites thru one of the...
  63. 6

    Wahoo: has anyone ever dropped back a small/regular marauder on the slide? Result?

    Thoughts for possibly fishing the post-"Hook-Up" slide for Wahoo . . . . I wonder . . . . Has anyone ever dropped back a small/regular marauder on the slide? Result? Then switch to bait / bombs.... Thanks
  64. Who

    Woooo Hoooo Wahoooo in Bahia Asuncion!

    The boys were pretty happy yesterday to land a nice 65 lb wahoo while casting irons! Our deckhand Nelson caught it and also caught the first wahoo last year too...he's now known as the wahoo whisperer! They also caught some nicer yellowtail in the 20-30 lb range and monster calicos, barracuda...
  65. Rancho Leonero

    The amazing bite continues...

    Rancho Leonero Resort East Cape BCS, Mexico A report right from the source: The week of Aug. 27-Sept. 3, 2016 The Environment: Like they say in New Orleans around Mardi Gras time, "laissez les bons temps rouler or let the good times roll!" No weather issues and good water temps continue...
  66. Rancho Leonero

    Good fishing in all departments –a true Baja Buffet.

    Rancho Leonero Resort East Cape BCS, Mexico A report right from the source: The week of Aug. 20-27, 2016 The Environment: We’re experiencing flat calm seas with normal thunder clouds over the mountains in the afternoons. The weather has stabilized the sea temps to the mid- to low-80s. In...
  67. fisherman1133

    Hi's Tackle 7day on the Royal Polaris Trip Report

    Well I just got back from the Hi's Tackle 7day on the Royal Polaris and let me just say that this was my first Long Range trip and that I am now addicted. I arrived in San Diego the day before the trip (Thursday July 7th). I decided to do some paddy hopping with a buddy on his whaler and we ran...
  68. Rancho Leonero

    WOW that's a cow at East Cape

    Rancho Leonero Resort, East Cape BCS, Mexico A report right from the source: The week of June 11 - 18, 2016 The Environment: The perfect weather continues and the fishing has finally stabilized with good consistent fishing in all departments. The Bottom Line – We have had an...
  69. baja bytes

    Swordys float, East Cape anglers gloat

    Baja Bytes Weekly Overview Friday, June 17, 2016 Gary Graham Que Pasa On June 10 and 11, 2016, for the third year in a row, Sportfishing Association of California returned to Ensenada, BC; hosted by the Hotel Coral and Marina, the entourage included SAC President, Captain Ken Franke, along...
  70. scbassmaster

    Fished Grand Turk with Screaming reels charters 4-21-16

    Went on a cruise for my honeymoon, booked a charter for our stop in grand turk. Screaming Reels was the best I could find during my research online so pulled the trigger on the $600 half-day with them. Damian was great, Picked us up at the port and drove us to his parents house that backs up to...
  71. Super Strike

    Tuna Fishing...Venice, La.--Super Strike Charters

    The offshore fishing has been pretty good most days when we can get out there. The weather has actually been about as nice as can be as far as sunshine and clear skies go, but the wind has not been cooperating at all. The forecasters right now are not accurate more than a day or two out with...
  72. Oceantur_Azores

    Azores fishing 2015 season

    In a kind of introduction to the forum let me do a report of the 2015 season on Ponta Delgada - Açores . All the fleet ( not to mutch large ) complain about the small numbers of captures ( some of them released ) , the 2015 year was strange by all means here in Azores , even the commercial fleet...