yellowtail

  1. Shimano Trinidad 30 Gold, TN-30

    Southern California Shimano Trinidad 30 Gold, TN-30

    Clean and serviced Trinidad 30 Gold, minor boat rash. Fresh 40lb Sufix Superior Mono, include clamp. Excellent freespool, great surface iron casting reel, was my goto for Coronado Island yellows. Haven't fished her in a while, hope to find a loving home where she'll get on regular boat...
  2. MF-FISHING

    Offshore 3.5 Day on the Islander - Video - Night Fishing BFT

    Late Report - Had an amazing time on the Islander 3.5 Day Private Charter. This is by far my favorite Offshore trip of the year! With a great group of friends!! We had the Young Gun Crew, which was badass. They were ready to fish some long days at the rail!!! Day one - I fished from 5am to...
  3. Shimano Trinidad TN 30 - Gold

    Southern California Shimano Trinidad TN 30 - Gold

    Well used but just serviced (by me). Tore it all the way down. Replaced the main bearing. Freespool is good. Drag and clicker great. Comes with Rod Seat
  4. P

    Offshore Offshore Dorado on the Grande

    Fished the 5-5 Trip on the Grande out of H&M Landing yesterday 8/24/21 Flat, calm conditions out on the water yesterday. Wind started to pick up to 12 knts in the afternoon. Water temp varied from 68 to 71.5 degrees , most of the kelps were located on the temp breaks Covered a lot of ground...
  5. Accurate boss extreme 400 narrow 2 speed with accucast and t bar handle

    Southern California Accurate boss extreme 400 narrow 2 speed with accucast and t bar handle

    Selling my accurate bx2 400n - $350 or trade for Fathom40nld2 + $100 This model has the accucast cast control as well as an upgraded t handle. Got this in a trade and it’s not really my style fished it once and I’d rather just get it to someone who will appreciate it. Reel is super light...
  6. Malibu Angler

    SS-ULUA 93H

    Hello all, I am currently looking at a super Seeker 93h ulua and I would like to pair it with an accurate Valiant either 500 to 600 size. I predominantly fish at piers for sharks but am planning to do 1 to 1.5 day trips for bluefin. so I would like something dual purpose. My current set ups are...
  7. Okuma Andros A-5IIa 2 speed reel Mint

    Southern California Okuma Andros A-5IIa 2 speed reel Mint

    Okuma Andros A-5IIa 2 Speed Reel- Mint Like New Perfect Condition in box 10/10 both mechanically cosmetically Spooled 3/4 with 60lb Spectra and room for mono topshot. Great 30-50# reel. Perfect at 40#. Livebait or Jigging Compact but enough power and line capacity to pull tunas upto 60-80lb. no...
  8. L

    First Timer Offshore Yellowtail Fishing SoCal - Buy Reel or Rent?

    Thinking of booking a first yellowtail fishing trip out of Newport Beach, CA. This would be my first 3/4 day/full day trip. I only have mainly freshwater tackle myself. My only reasonable setup right now is a Tranx 300 + 1-5oz Phenix Swimbait rod which may be even a little too light for YT...
  9. R

    PCH Inshore Heavy for Surface Irons?

    Do y’all think a PCH custom inshore Heavy would be enough to pull yellowtail out of the kelp and rocks, or is the xheavy the way to go. I’m looking at the heavy so I would have a rod that would be able to do calico and yellows.
  10. Jordan Lynn

    Went to Catalina for Yellows and Slammed Calico!

    What's up everyone! Man we had a fun time last sunday on the Mardiosa going for some yellows and calico out at Catalina Island. We were using live squid bait and they were getting bit. Check it out!
  11. Shimano Torium 16hg paired with a Californian tri-helix

    Southern California Shimano Torium 16hg paired with a Californian tri-helix

    Rod is a 907mh rated 15-40lb reel is spooled up with a 40lb topshot to a 50lb braid backing price is firm 350$
  12. DJ Lawrence

    Best time of year to fish Gonzaga Bay for YT?

    Planning a trip to bring my small Boston whaler down to Gonzaga Bay to fish hopefully for yellowtail was wondering what time of year do you think I’ll have the best luck? September? And any recommendations on boat ramps I’ve use Alfonsos just wondering if there’s better options. Thanks
  13. Rodriguezfishing

    Want to fish 5/5

    Anyone with a boat looking for a couple fishing buddies to split fuel and bait costs? boat broke and looking to fish with someone. We are careful and would treat your boat as our own
  14. Armenfishing

    Pacific Queen Preperation

    So I have a 1.5 day trip aboard the Pacific Queen on June 4th and I just wanted to make sure that I have all the gear covered. Phenix M1 inshore/shimano tranx 400-50lb braid 20-25lb topshot Daiwa Proteus/shimano torium 16-50lb braid 30lb topshot Phenix Abyss/avet G2 sx-50lb braid 30lb...
  15. S

    First post LJ

    Pb yellowtail 41 lber la jolla, rough morning conditions
  16. 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.
  17. F

    Starter Rod Combos For Multi Day Trips

    Hello Everyone, I am new to bloody decks, I live in Humboldt County where I mainly target salmon and steelhead. I also do a little halibut and rockfish fishing as well. I really want to do a multi day trip out of San Diego, targeting bluefin, yellowfin, dorado, and yellowtail. I have no idea...
  18. F

    Striped Bass in long beach??

    I went on YouTube this morning and watched some rock fish videos as we are all doing right now. Then I saw a video that changed my mind this kid was targeting saltwater striper in southern california at a spot in long beach. He was catching big ones to I'm very impressed and would like to know...
  19. F

    Older torium 30

    Sold
  20. G

    Yellowtail in La Jolla?

    El primo and I are launching from Dana landing tomorrow and want to know if the yellows are still around La Jolla and what they’ve been caught on Thanks 🤙🏻
  21. Jordan Lynn

    Absolutely insane day at San Clemente Island. Calico & Yellow....

    So me and some friends went out to SCI for some Calico Bass fishing and hopefully yellows. This was my first time out there and holy mother of god what an experience. I made this video of our day if you're interested. It was epic and I'm not trying to sound clickbait-y saying that.
  22. Todd Burton

    48” Yellowtail Art

    $250 Yellowtail 48” stainless with automotive clear coat! Ready to hang! Www.tbmetalart.com
  23. Todd Burton

    47” Yellowtail Stainless Steel

    $350 Handmade from quality stainless steel with automotive paints, custom glass eye and clear coat. Ready to hang! Www.tbmetalart.com
  24. THE GRAYS

    Catalina Trip Two Harbors-Bonito, calico, lobster

    Here is our most recent trip to Catalina: Lots of bonito, calicos and lobster (mostly shorts). Any suggestions besides floating strips of bonito to get past calicos and bonito for YT? Heading out to Avalon Wednesday and Thursday this week.
  25. muymacho74

    Lucky DW-1 Gone But never forgotten

    I recently lost my favorite (and Lucky) DW-1 on a 1.5 day trip on the Navegante Sportfishing out of Redondo on 10-15-2020. I acquired this particular jig on 6-26-2020 when I delivered the first shipment of DW-1s to H&M landing and Jerry (owner of JRI) gave me a half a dozen to take with me on a...
  26. STELO415

    WIDE OPEN EPIC YELLOW TAIL FISHING!!!!!

    Hey guys come and check out this video! This has to be the most epic yellow tail trips I have ever been on in my life!!!! click on the link below to watch this video on my youtube channel Please Subscribe , comment and Like the video thanks again Bd outdoors. Also follow me on Instagram under...
  27. rojo loco

    San Quintin 8/24/20 - K&M Sportfishing w/ George Catian

    Headed down to San Quintin Sunday 8/23 to fish with George Catian from K&M fishing yet again..... Crossed the border in Tecate and drove straight to to the Old Mill with no issues at all. Monday 8/24: Conditions were calling for wind so we tried to hit it on the early side and left the dock by...
  28. Eman1001

    Full day Channel Islands Set Up

    Hi all, a bit of a silly question here but I'm not sure where to start. So I'm going on a full day on the Sea Jay (freelance out of CISCOs) next week but I'm unsure of how I should set up my rods. I'm a complete newbie when it comes to boat fishing as I usually fish the surf or pier. I have 3...
  29. Cafacrafta

    Liberty Monday 8/10

    Scheduled for liberty Monday ... counts gone down lookin slow wondering if I should cancel and reschedule, what do y’all think ?
  30. F

    Daiwa Saltist 40H Blue/Black

    Near new. Been on 3 boat rides but never seen water. 100 yds of 40# xxx top shot, the rest blue 65# power pro. Cosmetic 9.5/10 slight boat rash barley noticable Mechanical 10/10. Ready to fish! $225
  31. reefhunter11

    Seabass and Yellowtail fishing

    Instead of writing an entire report on our trip, check out the video of our trip. This was a fun White Seabass and Yellowtail bite at the channel islands!
  32. N

    HUGE cheap lure selloff fresh and salt - swimbaits, hardbaits, creature baits, lead heads

    Hi all, Times have changed and I have to get rid of a bunch of gear. Text me at Three One Zero, Eight Zero One, Three One Zero Eight if interested! Thanks! Swimbaits: 2x mattlures ultimate gill: $10 each Mattlures soft baby bass: $10 Mattlures soft perch: $10 50 mixed big hammer and MC...
  33. M

    Catalina Island Bluefin rod and reel for $200?

    Can I buy a good bluefin tuna rod and reel for $200? What rod and what reel do you recommend? And, should I use Reaction Tackle 100 pound braid?
  34. Larry Deatherage

    ready to fish ulua. (white if possible)

    hey everyone, looking into buying an ulua to see what there all about. Preferably one of the white blanks if possible but open to others as well. Will want it already wrapped and ready to fish. new or used(in good condition) willing to spend 400 max. Thanks all.
  35. F

    Research project, interviews about yellowtail fishing in SoCal

    Hi all, I'm a Master's student at Scripps at UCSD working on a project about recreational yellowtail fishing in SoCal. I'm trying to catalog stories from people about why yellowtail fishing is important to the area and the economy and get feedback on management and conservation practices for...
  36. ColinSD

    Offshore Rock pile/Coronado Islands 4/23

    Took my Triumph 195CC out yesterday Thursday 4/23 to the rock pile and Coronado islands. Weather was great and ocean was super calm but had some decent 2-3+ swells. Went to the rock pile first. Caught a barracuda on a red yo yo iron. Couldn’t get anything else to bite. Water temp was 56-57...
  37. Cashmoney_310

    Phenix ABYSS 9’0 - GRAFTEC SJS -90H

    Phenix rod -150 $ graftec-100 $
  38. F

    Beginner Calico / Yellowtail setup

    Total noob when it comes to saltwater. Looking for decent “general purpose” rod/reel combo or individual item. Pick up anywhere in San Diego area, also have a UPS account and can issue a pick up.
  39. CharlieSaraspeSanDiego

    *Off the Market* - 21ft Boston Whaler Justice "Grey Ghost"

    * OFF THE MARKET * Decided not to sell. The "Grey Ghost" is a 1997 Boston Whaler Justice Military Hull. This boat was built to handle weight and weather. The "Grey Ghost" is a deep-v, extremely smooth riding hull that cuts through chop and avoids pounding like most small skiffs. Extremely...
  40. marx88

    Do these fish look like yellowtail?

    Hi I need an expert opinion trying to see what fish this is:
  41. SkiffnHB

    Avet SXJ Raptor

    Whats everybody's thoughts on this reel? Love Avet, thinking this can be my inshore reel. Yellows/Seabass etc..
  42. next-sunrize

    Tony Reyes Fishing Trip Video - 2019

    Hi Guys, we made this Video of our Tony Reyes trip we took in July. We had an amazing group of fishermen and women on the boat. The fishing was great, I got to land a 74 lb White Sea Bass, but the biggest fish on the trip was a 300+ pound Black Sea Bass. You can also check out the full wright up...
  43. Rockyshore Korea

    South Korea - Shore jigging for Yellowtail in Busan city

    Hi my name is Samuel from South Korea. I enjoy shore jigging in Korea. We usually target Spanish Mackerel, Yellowtail, Amberjack sometimes Tunas but Tuna is only available in very limited places and season. I went a small islet in the middle of the sea near Busan city in Korea. I tried to...
  44. Don gomez

    What fish finder is right for me?

    I just bought an old 1985 seawirl Sierra that I want to fish in the bays and inshore here in san Diego. What fish/depth finder would be good for a beginner? This is my first boat and I know nothing of boat electronics.
  45. waterwolf2230

    Need you to analyze my gear for Tuna...

    Hey there, I fish mainly the west coast of Canada for salmon, cod and halibut and have been building on my inventory of gear. I’ve planned to go on a 3 day tuna fishing trip next September with Shogun fishing for Yellowfin, Bluefin and Yellowtail. From what I’ve read the average size of fish...
  46. MF-FISHING

    Offshore Islander Charters - 3.5 Day - Video

    This is more of a trip re-cap than a report. Froggy goes fishing Private Charter August 26th - 30th on the Islander. This is a great boat with a killer crew and the food was just amazing.........no burgers or burritos on this trip!!! The Islander is probably most famous for it's Dive trips to...
  47. MF-FISHING

    Offshore Pacific Voyager - 2 day - Video

    This is more of a trip re-cap than a report. This trip was 3 weeks ago August 11 & 12. As always, I had high hopes of going to look for some Large BFT but ended up chasing schoolie YFT & Yellowtail. We started the trip heading towards SCI and halfway thru the channel the wind kicks up and Capt...
  48. JayhawkNavy02

    Yellow Tail Rod & Schoolie Tuna Rod/Reel Reccommendation

    Long time reader first time poster. Looking to adjust my gear to more west coast focused now that I’m getting stationed here for the foreseeable (near) future. I’ve been back and forth (west and east coast) for the Navy for years, but hopefully static here in SOCAL for a while. Gave away...
  49. G

    Avet MXJ G2 MC

    Got it as a gift from somebody who didnt know I fish lefties. 1 party boat trip, cleaned properly after, spooled with 50lb Power Pro Depth hunter, unknown yardage. Pretty much brand new, no box or clamp, though. 99% condition. $200 shipped anywhere Super down to trade for a lefty fathom...
  50. M

    Penn Fathom 40

    Penn Fathom 40 star drag. Great condition, minor scuffs on the side. 65# braid with 100 yards 40# topshot $160 Located in Sacramento Text Matt 91688zero0five81
  51. downtime

    Offshore Limits 8/17/19 Madrugador - Video

    We fished today. We had a great day, with every yellowfin caught on bait. We also caught yellowtail! Some on kelps and others were open water jig strikes! Great day out on the water with the boys. I am glad I am able to share some of our times on the water with you all! Our goal for the day...
  52. Mike Darby

    Offshore 8.15 - 9 Mile and 302

    Sorry for a bit of a late report. Got out to the 9 Mile around 9:30 and started trolling with an X-Rap 20 and two blue feathers off the back. Made a big loop around the west side of the bank and got a double hookup on decent size bonito on the north end of the 9. X-Rap goes off and feather right...
  53. G

    Avet MXJ G2 MC

    Got it as a gift from somebody who didnt know I fish lefties. 1 party boat trip, cleaned properly after, spooled with 50lb Power Pro Depth hunter, unknown yardage. Pretty much brand new, no box though. 99% condition. $200 shipped anywhere Super down to trade for a lefty fathom 25-30, torium...
  54. Whiskey Line

    Offshore 8/10 MX Yellowtail Limits and Dorado South

    Short version: One stop shopping for yellows around the FD numbers south off Ensenada. Left them biting to find another species. Saw the right colors under a paddy and got 3. Total for 15 Yellowtail 3 Dorado. Great day on the water. Fish are there. Get out! Long version: Left SD on Friday...
  55. Darin Dohi

    Calstar GG6490H-J

    Near new condition. It was taken on one trip to Guadalupe in 2018 but never fished. It had a reel mounted on it for that trip but not fished. This is a unique rod that is relatively hard to find these days. It is a corktape rod. It could be used for throwing large surface iron as well as...
  56. C

    Temple Reef Ronin Expedition 83-6

    i have a brand new ronin expedition travel Popping rod for sale. $300 local pick up Los Angeles area only. 83-6 8'3" PE5-7 Lure~140g Max Drag (45d) - 9kg Pack Length - 94cm Weight - 364g I just put a picture off the site because I haven’t even received it in the mail yet. I’ll have it in a...
  57. G

    Monster from the deep...Yellowtail or Seal?

    Folks, I would like some feedback on a lost fish/seal... Was fishing Eagle Reef on frontside of Catalina about a week ago...drifting with whole fresh dead squid.... Setup was 8' Daiwa Proteus MHF (15-30 mono / 40-80 braid) with a Lexa 400 HD 65# 4 strand to 5' 50# flouro.... Was fishing with...
  58. Baja Belk

    Easy Limits and Bonus Butts - 7.16.19

    Had an opportunity to jump on my buddy's battlewagon mid-week and join 200 of my closest friends at the worst-kept secret in Southern California. Summertime, and the fishin's easy. It took all of 5 minutes to hookup on the Nomad and make sure the fish were still there (spoiler alert: they...
  59. Dwalk

    Looking for YT, US side.

    I’m going out on Thursday, are all the YT at the island or is there an offshore spot holding them? What are you catching them on? My wife won’t let me bring the kids to Mexico...
  60. NathanNichols14

    Del Mar fishing tips?

    i notice the better water clarity in Del Mar/Torrey pines area. Last week in LJ we barely scraped up a few calicos and nothing else. Any reports of decent bass fishing off of Del Mar area?
  61. Whiskey Line

    Nados Yellow Action 7/13-7/14

    Short Version: South by the tuna pens lots of boats and lots of yellows. Sat 11 yellows and 2 bonita. Sunday 13 yellows and 1 bonita. Long Version: Sat: Was a challenging morning to say the least. Left at 4am and we got bait as one of the first in the line up and were going to get out to the...
  62. Bajadan62

    Rossman Wins at Asunción

    Asunción Tournament – The Rossman and the Sea The ‘Rossman’ with an armload of trophies and certificate of entry to the season championship to be held in Loreto later this year. Photo Credit: Shari Bondy Bahia Asunción hosted its leg of the Governor’s Cup Tournament series on July 15 in true...
  63. JoshInSD

    Coronados Friday - YT

    Report for 6/21. Launched at 5:45. Was misting and overcast most of the day. Worked all around north island and didn’t see much life. Worked down through middle grounds and it was a little more promising but nothing. Went down to lee of S Island and seemed to be a bit fishier. A few random marks...
  64. MF-FISHING

    Offshore Fathers Day Weekend - Bluefin & Yellowtail - Video - 2 Days on the Excalibur

    Booked this trip back in February with the hope of getting some of my friends to come out with there kids for some fishing over fathers day weekend. Well that was a success, 17 friends and family ended up going in our group. And 27 people total on the boat. Our odds of getting a fishing or two...
  65. Baja Belk

    Father's Day Weekend Fun

    Second time this year I put a date on the calendar to go tuna fishing, and the tuna go lockjaw the day or two before, only to resume biting a couple days later. Like clockwork, every time. C'est la vie, let's go to the islands and have some fun. Got to South Island, dropped Rapalas back, and got...
  66. S

    Barney style, please tell me how to catch Yellowtail off San Clemente Island/Catalina!

    I've been in California for a year now and I've tried everything I can think of to catch one of these fish, I've lurked on the forums and it seems like I've watched every YouTube video and read every blog but I can't seem to catch one! I can't use live bait or troll and I can't go deeper than...
  67. DJsLoPpY

    Shimano Terez TZS-72H-BLK

    SOLD
  68. JakeFromStateFarm

    Bloodydecks Sponsored Extended 1.5 Day Trip

    Hey BD'ers we're running a sponsored trip on @Tomahawk Sportfishing June 5th-7th! We will be fishing offshore targeting tuna and yellowtail. The price of the ticket includes all your meals, bunks and Mexican fishing permits. No passport required. $395 If you haven't been on a trip with...
  69. ATFISHING

    2 DAY CHARTER 2019 JULY 31-AUG 1ST (((SPOTS AVAILABLE)))

    Hey everyone this is a 2 day charter that I've been putting together for the last 16 years and I have some open spots for sale. Please PM me if you are interested or have questions. HERE ARE THE DETAILS : BOAT: "OUTERLIMITS" - out of Seaforth Landing in San Diego (across fwy from Sea World)...
  70. Roosta

    14' Livingston w/ 25hp Yamaha

    Caught a lot of nice fish off of this thing including my largest white seabass and yellowtail, and some big halibut too. Beach launched it in the past, gone diving and surfing off of it. Clean skiff that is perfect for running our coastline fishing, spear fishing or surfing. Only selling it...
  71. ATFISHING

    2 DAY TORRES CHARTER 2019 JULY 31-AUG 1ST ((((SPOTS AVAILABLE))))

    Hey everyone this is a 2 day charter that I've been putting together for the last 16 years and I have some open spots for sale. Please PM me if you are interested or have questions. HERE ARE THE DETAILS : BOAT: "OUTERLIMITS" - out of Seaforth Landing in San Diego (across fwy from Sea World)...
  72. Matthew T.

    Good Yellowtail Fishing Spots around Dana Point?

    Recently got a new boat and moved her up into the Dana Point Harbor. Used to go yellowtail fishing around this time of year at the Coronado Islands, but its more than 70 miles from Dana Point to get out there again. So, I was wondering if there are any good yellowtail spots around the Dana Point...
  73. SLAYDAYSoCal

    Offshore Inshore LB/LA Waters and Catalina Report for the Week of 4/13-18

    We would be lying if we said that "fishing has heated up up north" and is firing, BUT all signs point towards pelagics working their way north and showing up at Catalina and some high structure spots in the channel very soon. Our rental clients at SlayDay SoCal Center Console Boat Rentals...
  74. G

    SoCal Yellowtail lures

    The season is here. In the past I've had the most luck trolling fairly large Rapalas, purple and black seems consistent. But I'm looking for tips on sizes/colors for yo-yo irons and especially crankbaits/sniper like lures. 40g, 75g? Gold, silver, pink, dayglow? I'm new to paddy fishing, any...
  75. Troublemaker20

    1978 SKIPJACK 20 OPEN $8500obo

    Took a job in Texas and need to sell my loyal Skippy ASAP. Moving end of April, priced to sell. Boat is stored at Cabrillo Dry Storage in San Pedro. Spot is transferrable (10mins to the Horseshoe, 25miles to Catalina). Boat stored on trailer with cover. I absolutely love this boat and have had a...
  76. wburdge

    CalStar Lineup Help

    Hey folks, Need a little help with choosing a CalStar quiver for 2019. They seem to have several model lineups: the West Coast series, black West coast series, grafighter, and gg composite. I can't find a product description differentiating each lineup. What's the difference between them...
  77. big daddy parks

    Ensenada this weekend

    Has anyone been down to Ensenada lately? Trying to get a report before we head down Friday. Thanks.
  78. coastalsharker

    LEXA-HD 400XSL-P

    I HAVE (2) LEXA-HD 400XSL-P LEFT HAND REELS FOR SALE, BOTH ARE NEW, BUT OPENED BOX, BOXES HAVE WEAR MARKS ON CORNERS, BOTH REELS HAVE BEEN GREASED WITH CAL'S TEFLON,OILED WITH CORROSION X IN OPENED SPOOL BEARINGS, LOADED WITH DAIWA J BRAID 65LB. ONE REEL HAS A VERY TINY MARK ON TOP OF FRAME...
  79. coastalsharker

    PHENIX BLACK DIAMOND HYBRID PHD929H NEW

    ALMOST NEW, USED ONCE AND IT IS A BITCHIN ROD!!! BLACK DIAMOND HYBRID PHD929H , TINY MARKS IF ANY ABOVE TURKS HEAD, ROD IS BEAUTIFUL! Possibly local or meet pick up, shipping is questionable, but I do have a FedEx connect. ... located in Santa Cruz, CA $250.00 TEXT 831-588-4545 ANGEL
  80. Swampchicken

    What to do with this collars?

    Over the past couple of years I’ve noticed sport boats are giving you the collars more and more after cleaning your fish. This is awesome! I get asked what to do with the collar pretty awesome. Here is a quick grilling recipe I put together for some of my Yellowfin tuna from a recent trip...
  81. RideMX4life21

    Offshore Wide Open Fall Fishing Continues! - Highlight Video

    Launched out of SD Bay at 5am with my good buddies Austin & Tyler on my boat, Asalt Weapon. Got bait and cleared the point at grey light. Plan was to motor down the canyon and look for any signs of life. Ended up down there...way down the line and finally found the temp break. Things came...
  82. Swampchicken

    What Inspires You Video winner trip.

    Just put together a little video from the fishing over the last couple of days. We ran a What Inspires You video contest for Okuma with the grand prize being a fishing trip here in SoCal. Our winner was Lori Carnahan and we took her out for some fun fishing locally and out at San Clemente island...
  83. Moor_fish

    Daiwa Saltist 35 Calstar combo

    Daiwa Saltist 35 with box and 60 lb Seagar Threadlock Hollowbread backing. I took the 50 ft mono top shot off. Cosmetic 9/10 (some boat rash) mechanical 10/10. (Used 3 times) Calstar is the WCDH-69OJ. 9ft rod 20-40 rating. Ready to go for all different types of saltwater fishing. Can use it to...
  84. SON OF POSEIDON

    1.5 DAY LIMITED TO 25. ONLY $225!

    1.5 DAY LONG BEACH SPORTFISHING. On the AHRA AHN . We will be targeting BIG BLUEFIN TUNA AND PADDY HOP FOR DORADO AND YELLOWTAIL ! .. It will be a 1.5 day trip leaving THIS FRIDAY 8 pm.. return SUNDAY early around 3-4 am.. Price is OLNY $225 a person LIMITED TO 25 ANGLERS on a 70 ft boat ...
  85. Ricky@Outpost Charters

    9/21 Loreto

    It was a stormy week in Loreto with high winds. We got out Friday 9/21 and started our trip out checking on the bottom fishing, it was a slow bite and a strong current. Caught a decent pargo then decided to move offshore. Heading offshore the water was still a little rough from the previous...
  86. hosmo

    Saltwater Yellow tail off queen Charlotte

    Not a Washington report but figured the tuna guys would find it interesting. Yellow tail caught while trolling 176 miles due west of southern end of queen Charlotte island, got a double we lost one, traveling at 10.5 knots water was beautiful purple blue and 60-61 degrees.
  87. Swampchicken

    Now that you landed that big Bluefin, what to do?

    Well, the SoCal fishing is still on fire. Huge bluefin tuna coming over the rail daily. Yellowtail and dorado under paddies. Its the time of summer that we dream about. One question I get asked pretty often is what do I do with all of that fish. Here is a pretty simple recipe for fish jerky...
  88. dhelmick

    Offshore Heading out of Dana Point. Need any info!!!

    Heading out of dana tomorrow early. Thinking of heading out towards Catalina and looking for yellowtail and dodo. Any info between Oside and Newport would be helpful. Thanks!
  89. Mike Darby

    Nados 8.17

    Got to the Islands at about 7:45am. About 10 boats sitting at the north end of the north island. Started a slow troll with an XRAP-15 and XRAP-20 mackerel. Got hit by a school of big bonito coming around Pukey Pt. and again by a school of smaller ones coming around the east side. Basically wide...
  90. MF-FISHING

    Offshore Fury 2 Day - July 23 to 25 - San Clemente Island

    This was a 2 day Charter Trip on the Fury out of Dana Point. This was my first time on the Fury....The Captain and crew were super cool and the boat was kept nice and clean. The charter group (13 Anglers) had decided to fish San Clemente Island for White Sea Bass, Yellowtail & Calico's and skip...
  91. Mike Darby

    9 Mile & Point Loma

    Left the dock today around 8:30am with a plan to work the 9 Mile south to north hoping to find paddies with YT or Dodos. Got out there to a few boats sitting on paddies but not getting anything. Started a fast troll with a feather and an XRAP-15 mackerel while looking for paddies. Came across...
  92. L

    Good all around yellowtail rod?

    I just ordered a Shimano torium 20 and I am looking for a good all around rod. I am 15 so I don’t have a lot of money to spend. Any suggestions would be helpful thanks!
  93. SDBAY

    Great day sailing and fishing off pt loma

    Left out of harbor island just before 4am. Motored our to sd buoy as daylight was breaking. Hoisted the sails and set a course up the coast about two miles offshore of pt Lima. First strike was at about 6:30am and landed the largest of our three yt. Put the two Rapala trolling lured back out and...
  94. kewlyone

    Offshore sightseeing 7/14 - YT breezer bruise

    Went sightseeing 14-277ish on way to island. Mellow island bite, lots of boats, blustery winds til afternoon, then wind laid down nice. Went looking for paddies and boils after the island. We found an open boil/no paddy's of larger grade (30-40lb+) open breezer bruiser YT's. I casted out on my...
  95. D

    2 Day trip H&M Relentless

    Private charter. Ultra limited load. Leaving Sunday July 22, coming back Tuesday night. $600 includes your meal package. We have 13 so far and are limited to 16-17. Interested? Give me a call or text. 909.910.8144 Rudy
  96. Whiskey Line

    Offshore God Bless America and the Nados Yellowtail+Mixed Other

    First post on here, but wanted to share a solid fun day out on the water. Thought it would be nice to give some love to yellowtail bite since everyone has been posting about tuna. Please trust guys, I love going tuna fishing but wanted to have a more mellow 4th and catch the fireworks at night...
  97. NonProphet

    Yellowtail fly lining and slow troll techniques

    Hi Guys, Just wondering what else I could do to get the recent Coronado yellows to bite. The last two times I've been out on my boat we couldn't get a single bite on the live bait. We got them on trolled rapalas and jigs but it feels like such a waste buying bait when they're not taking them...
  98. Mike Darby

    Coronado Islands Documentation

    Hey, Just wondering what kind of documentation is needed to go and fish the Coronado Islands if you're leaving from and returning to San Diego. If I'm stopped by the Mexican Navy, what are they going to ask for? I know I need my passport and a Mexican fishing license but what else is required if...
  99. RideMX4life21

    6/30 Report: Coronado Islands

    Launched at 4:30am out of SD Bay with my buddy Tyler on his 20' Skipjack, and picked up some deans on our way out to the Coronado Islands. Wind was up & blowing early, but nothing like how it was during the Yellowtail Shootout last weekend. Water temp was anywhere from 66.5-67.3 degrees and...
  100. loco jigs

    Vendetta 4th July 4 Guy's Needed

    Hey Guy's! My brothers chartering a trip to the islands on the Vendetta out of H&M Landing 4th of July and needs 4 guy's who know how to fish the islands. Not looking for salt BRO'S who like to fight, get hammered and tell stories of how bass [email protected]@ they are. We are a great group of guys that...
  101. primosurf

    2013 HOBIE OUTBACK KAYAK

    Hi, I am selling my Hobie Outback Kayak that I purchased as new from OEX in February 2014. I only used it handful of times and it was stored in my garage. This kayak is in an excellent condition! The color is Ivory Dune and I am including the following: · Hobie Bait Tank / Battery ·...
  102. Scott Big Bay Yachts

    NEW COBIA 201 CC Special REDUCED Pricing for 2018 Yellowtail Shootout!!

    **One of a kind special going on now through Sunday June 24th.** Click the link below or call us at 619-222-1124 http://cobiaboats.com/boats/201cc/#photos $AVE $7,000 off the New 2018 Cobia 201 Center Console during this years Yellowtail $hootout Brand new - in stock ready for immediate...
  103. 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]
  104. APACHOLKA

    1.5 Day on the Prowler leaving 7/10 only 320 per angler

    We have a few spots left on our first charter of the 2018 offshore season out of San Diego. The trip will leave the evening of the 10th and return the morning of the 12th. We are fishing on 7/11/18. This 1.5 day trip is on the World famous, Prowler! This trip is only 320.00. Please personal...
  105. Jigslinger

    6/16/18 Redondo Special yellow

    So the surface thing started to turn on this week when I wasn’t able to get out at all. Reading about gars going off at the ‘shoe and calicos at rocky with a sprinkle of yellows and wsb was too much to bear. When Saturday rolled around I decided to go knowing it’ll probably be packed. A quick...
  106. kbray001

    Relentless 2 day - San Clemente Island

    For the last month, I have been more excited for this trip than I care to admit. We go on this charter every year but for some reason I always get excited when I know we are going to San Clemente. On Friday, Jun 8th, my Dad, Brother, and I made the drive down to sd to get things started. We...
  107. RideMX4life21

    Coronado Islands: 6/9/2018

    Launched out of Mission Bay at 4:30am with my buddy Austin (plattas son) on his 22ft Pro Sport "Plattapuss"...We grabbed a scoop of 6-8" sardines and headed south to the Coronado's with our buddy Tim aboard too. Started at Pukey around 6:15am, slow motored around looking for sonar marks with...
  108. BACo

    Baja Adventure Co. Fishing Reports

    Hello guys, we are new to Bloody Decks and are really excited to be here and share our experiences with you. Here is a short introduction of our company, we'll be posting fishing and trip reports. Like most great ideas, it all started 8 years ago over a few beers while discussing how we could...
  109. G

    Catalina overnight!

    Need two guys each to chip in for gas and bait. Boat sleeps 4 but way more comfortable with 3 guys fishing. Going to hit backside for yellows and seabass. Seabass hit or miss lately but yellowtail has been popping 5-30lbers. Need $75 for gas and $20 for bait. Splitting three ways should get...
  110. wburdge

    Grady White 22'

    Hello all, Up for sale is my 1988 Grady-White Seafarer 22. This boat is loaded with features! She has an Armstrong bracket and 2004 Suzuki 250hp 4 stroke motor with less than 400 hours on it. The bracket gives extra cockpit room and increases running efficiency. She has two fuel tanks, a main...
  111. Pjstevko

    Help me catch my first yellowtail....questions....

    I'm getting the itch to cross yellowtail off my "catch life list" so I'm in the beginning stages of developing my game plan but I have a few questions to increase my odds of catching..... What is the best time of year to target yellowtail? And where? What is a good (not over $200) baitcaster...
  112. Yella1

    PCH for Surface Irons? Opinions wanted!

    Just received my new Torium 30. I need to pair it with a longer rod for throwing iron at larger Yellowtail and Medium/Large Tuna. I'm a big fan of the PCH line and I'm wondering of anyone has used the 9' model for throwing iron. Seems like it would be awesome. Please let me know if you have...
  113. S

    Diawa saltist 40 hyperspeed and calstar 9’ 30-60lb rod

    I have a Diawa hyper speed reel I bought a couple years ago, bought it for slinging iron at yellowtail for my Cedros adventure trip. Used it maybe 2 other times.... maybe 10 total days fishedon both... reel does have some boat rash but works great. Rod is in really good condition I used it only...
  114. RenoG

    $11,000 - Clean 25' Larson Family Camping/Fishing Boat and Trailer w/Full Enclosure @Campland Marina

    Time to sell the family cruise/fish excursion condo and get something smaller I can tow with my Jeep. Made lots of new fishing friends for kelp and 9 mile trips, spent lots of overnights at the kelp beds with the family, so hopefully this boat finds you as many good times as we have had. 1991...
  115. Fisheye Channel

    Operation Anacapa Veterans Fishing Trip

    Putting Smiles on the Faces of Veterans, One Fish at a Time. Beautiful weather combined with hungry fish provided for an unforgettable day on the water for Veteran Anglers who were invited by Anglers Anonymous of America Ventura Coast to fish the Channel Islands. For some of the Vets, this was...
  116. 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...
  117. K

    Maxing Out Avet LX 6.0

    Hello Bloody Deckers. I'm curious, what's the heaviest mono that an Avet LX 6.0 can properly fish? Also, in your experience, what's the biggest fish this thing can haul over the rail, assuming average angler skill set. I'm researching some gear to build up my arsenal. Thank you!!
  118. AllDayEveryDay

    Trying for some fish out of SD... LJ kelps/canyon? any info?

    Anyone been out recently? any tight lines for anyone? any info helps mostly lookin 4 yellows, but halibut+lings are sick for sure, might switch over to those if yellows aren't producing was there bait? or no? jigs or live?? Ill do a post, about how the trip goes, would love to return the favor...
  119. E

    Offshore PQ Colonet 1/12-1/14

    Loaded up last Friday night and only 22 of us had signed up for the trip which is the first time I've been on the Pacific Queen with such a light load. Gavin gave us the game plan of looking for yellowtail for a bit and then switching over to rockfish if they weren't biting. We stopped multiple...
  120. G

    Building first surface and yo-yo iron arsenal - what to buy?

    New Years resolution to fish more this year! Interested in folks perspective. Will be doing more 1/2 day, 3/4 day and hopefully an overnight or 1.5 day trip or two this year - specifically to target yellowtail and tuna species. Need to limit the budget to ~ $150 or so and am wondering what...
  121. coastalsharker

    F/S ACCURATE DX2-600NNL X NARROW

    USED ONCE ALMOST NEW DAUNTLESS EXTREME 600 NARROW NARROW 2 SPEED, OPENED SPOOL BEARINGS AND OILED WITH CORROSION X, CAL'S TEFLON GREASE ON DRAG WASHER'S AND INTERNALS, EXTENDED ACCURATE HANDLE ARM, ALAN TANI KOLEKAR HANDLE KNOB WILL COME ON THE REEL, THE BALL KNOB WILL NOT BE SOLD WITH IT...
  122. coastalsharker

    F/S ACCURATE DX2-500L DAUNTLESS UPGRADED

    NEWISH, USED ONCE ACCURATE DX2-500, OPENED SPOOL BEARINGS AND OILED WITH CORROSION X, CAL'S TEFLON GREASE ON DRAG WASHERS AND INTERNALS, 300YDS OF 65LB 8 STRAND BRAID, EXTENDED ACCURATE ARM HANDLE, ACCURATE WIFFLE BALL HANDLE KNOB, VERY UNOTICABLE MARKS IF ANY, LOOKS NEW!! BEAUTIFUL REEL...
  123. P

    Santa Rosalia multi-species bonanza

    Spent several days there last week and wanted to share: best panga service I've found, and excellent fishing to match. We set up the trip with Jaime, who sent us on his "Zimba VIII" with captains Giovanni and "El Coyote". These guys worked their asses off to put us on fish and were great to...
  124. Reel_Time

    Fishing Cedros Island with Cedros Sportfishing Recap Video + Photos

    I wanted to get this up sooner, but was down in Cabo for 3 weeks with limited computer time. Here it is anyways! I have known Rosie Flowers for many years, so when she took on the role as the GM for Cedros Sportfishing I had to get more information. After meeting the other owners, Big Al...
  125. DrBob89

    Yellowtail (well, one) at Horseshoe 11/2

    The Horseshoe was hot today, bonito, barracuda, and a yellowtail! I left San Pedro at 7:40 for a quick morning session. My track is on the first photo. It was lightly raining in San Pedro when I started but cleared into a nice morning. Off the water at 11am in time for an afternoon meeting...
  126. coastalsharker

    F/S PHENIX BLACK DIAMOND HYBRID PHD 929H

    ALMOST NEW, USED ONCE AND IT IS A BITCHIN ROD!!! BLACK DIAMOND HYBRID PHD929H , TINY MARKS IF ANY ABOVE TURKS HEAD, ROD IS BEAUTIFUL! ! WILL SHIP AT BUYER'S COST $350.00 TEXT 831-588-4545 ANGEL
  127. coastalsharker

    F/S ACCURATE DX2-400NL DAUNTLESS 2-SPEED LEFT HAND W/BOX

    USED ONCE ACCURATE DX2- 400NL LEFT HAND MODEL REGISTERED AND WITH BOX, EXTENDED HANDLE AND WIFFLE KNOB (BE ADVISED THE BALL MIGHT BE A "RED" ONE IF I DECIDE TO KEEP THE SILVER ONE , LOADED WITH 40LB SAMURAI BRAID, SPOOL BEARINGS OPENED, CAL'S TEFLON GREASE ON DRAG WASHERS AND INTERNALS...
  128. dansly56

    Anacapa island 9/17/17 yellowtails and rockfish

    went out to Anacapa yesterday for some yellowtail and rockfish, also wanted to check my new transducer location mount and see if it was working better than previous mount. Well my buddy and I scored 5 yellows on the iron and some rockfish. Also my ducer was working way better than my previous...
  129. coastalsharker

    F/S TUNA BONE JIGS ,1 PRE WW2, 1 ABALONE INLAY

    Largest is 6 1/4", Medium sized are 5" and the smallest is 4". The 6" and 4" are marked Japan, the two 5" are not marked, but the darkest one is a pre WW2 jig due to a rivet/ Pin is used to secure the hook, the other 5" with abalone inlay possibly Hetzel..?? It is missing the brass screw that...
  130. Salazar Style

    Yellowtail galore 9-9-17

    So went to nacho for some bait Around 545am. Line was huge. Waited 30 minutes for some sardines. Headed to the oil rigs for about an hour and got a nice sand bass. There was only like 10 boats and then they all split after about 45 minutes. So I looked toward Izors, and there were like 3 cattle...
  131. coastalsharker

    F/S LAMIGLAS 527 7' 20-50 LIVE BAIT STICK

    LAMIGLAS 527 FAST TAPER 7' 20-50LB LIVE BAIT JIG STICK, HEAVY HEAVY WALL, THIS BLANK IS BEAUTIFUL, I'M GOING TO THROW CORD ON THE HANDLE, SO IF SOMEONE DOESN'T BY IT TO BUILD I'LL FINISH AND USE IT FOR MY TRIP COMING UP. AS WITH THE 528 THE 527 IS RARE ALSO.. WILL SHIP AT BUYER'S COST Now...
  132. SeaTiger

    Tony Reyes Fishing Trip Sept 24 - 29th ~ Spot Open

    Hello Fishing Mates, Anyone interested in taking my spot on this Tony Reyes Fishing trip Sept 24 - 29th. I am not able to make it. Cost is $1,295. Depart from San Felipe Mexico. Price includes your food, fish cleaning & vacuum packing. You fish each day on a panga with 2 other anglers. You...
  133. JoshInSD

    La Jolla - 8/26

    Lee wanted to test out the new sound system on his boat, and refill on fresh fish, so despite it being a Saturday and seeing 19 boats inline at Mission Bay bait barge we still decided to get a 1/2 scoop and head to the Yellowtail family reunion out around La Jolla. The bait was the best bait...
  134. Tvdan

    8/26 Same Day Long Beach YellowtaIL Report

    Today I had a private fishing charter with a client who chartered me last year and lost a nice yellowtail to a seal. This morning he tells me I really wants to catch a yellowtail today. Short report, we found lots of yellows today. I started off on the far end of the Horseshoe and we landed...
  135. JoshInSD

    Coronados - 8/25

    Gave away all my fish and had to load back up for the big fight Saturday night so left MCRD at 4:30, picked up a decent 1/2 scoop and headed south (rather than the parking lot of LJ). With the spread of fish from Coronados to La Jolla and north lately, wanted to try trolling a bit along the...
  136. G

    Best rig and tackle for 3/4 day this weekend?

    Hi everyone - Thinking about heading out on a 3/4 day this weekend in San Diego - do a lot of 1/2 days but this will be a first. What is a good rig for party boat yellows? I have a baja special, a jigmaster 500, and a newell 220 The baja has 60 lb spectra, the jigmaster has 20 lb test, and i...
  137. Rfishinggirl

    San Diego and Coronado Islands Monday

    Monday was a beautiful day on the water. I went down to San Diego to fish with my friend Rob. We left San Diego harbor about 530am with a scoop of dinos. Then we headed about 9 to 10 miles outside of Coronado islands and came across two paddies. Found one small Yellowtail and threw it back...
  138. coastalsharker

    F/S NEWELL S235-5 REEL

    Newell S235-5, clicker and drag are strong, Very good good condition! ROD NOT INCLUDED. Will ship. $175.00 OBO TEXT 831-588-4545 ANGEL
  139. PacificPredator

    08/19 Catalina Yellows

    Took my friend and son to the island for my 45th birthday. Not-so-cured deans from Nacho at 06:00 and off. The channel crossing was smoother than forecasted, 72 deg and clean blue, but not much life. Paddy spotting was not ideal due to the microchop. We did find 2 decent size ones but no...
  140. JoshInSD

    Offshore Coronados & Rockpile - 8/16

    Last chance to get out for two weeks or so, so put together a few friends, CK and Brian, for a quick trip. Thought it would be nice to try squeeze in some fishing (turned out to be catching) and a date night with my wife. Spoiler alert: it all worked out. Had the guys meet at the ramp at my...
  141. Chris Pereira

    Spinfisher 6500ll vs 8500ll

    Im seeking a gear recommendation for my upcoming 2.5 day trip. I would like to take a popper/lure setup so I purchased a spinfisher 8500LL and paired it with a Ugly Stik Tiger 20-50lb (I'm still considered the Jigging Elite 50-100lb) as a budget setup. <$200 The 8500ll feels big and heavy and...
  142. JoshInSD

    Offshore Kelping turned Trolling - 8/15

    The call for snotty seas Tuesday apparently had some charter captains cancelling their trips, others stayed home, but Lee put together another great crew on the Sofia Rose: Captain & Fillet Master Lee, myself, James, Dave and Brad. We pulled away from the slip 2am Tueday morning and picked up...
  143. hookenthemlips

    Trolling secrets

    Hello all Im a noob here, and just purchased my first boat. Im trying to get everything I need to go out and catch yt, bft, makos or whatever I can get a hook into. I recently purchased a couple Penn fathom downriggers. Just curious what lures should I be using (I've read purple cedar plugs for...
  144. S

    Offshore August Week 1- BoatUS Favorite Fishing Report Winner is...

    BoatUS Week 1 Favorite Fish Report-AUGUST This weekend we saw lots of Salmon, Albacore and Dorado flooding the forums and this anglers report stood out for a couple reasons. We saw awesome reports coming in but Bloodydecker @shickster and his Dad headed out and brought some quality yellows...
  145. coastalsharker

    CALSTAR CUSTOM GF700M 20-50 W/ SIC GUIDES F/S

    CUSTOM CALSTAR GRAFIGHTER 700M, 7', 20-50lb, SIC GUIDES, CUSTOM WRAP, ROD IS IN BEAUTIFUL SHAPE!! Few marks on the reel seat I WILL SHIP AT BUYERS COST $200.00 REDUCED TO ($160.00) 831-588-4545 TEXT OR CALL ANGEL
  146. coastalsharker

    TRULINE 7' DYNAMO BBJ7 GGII GLASS /GRAPHITE 10-80 F/S

    TRULINE DYNAMO BBJ7 GGII, 10-80, WHICH IS GLASS/GRAPHITE, HEAVY GUIDES, BEAUTIFUL CONDITION $175.00 obo I WILL BE IN SOUTHERN CAL FRIDAY AUGUST 4TH-7TH, SO I CAN MEET UP WITH A BUYER CALL OR TEXT 831-588-4545 ANGEL
  147. coastalsharker

    TRULINE DYNAMO OCTAGON 8' TIGER GLASS 1580 F/S

    TRULINE DYNAMO OCTAGON TIGER GLASS 8' 15-80, NEW FUJI SIC GUIDES, BOTTOM 6 GUIDES ARE WRAPPED WITH CP THREAD AND THE TOP 4 GUIDES ARE TAPED ON AWAITING THREAD, I'VE BEEN TO BUSY TO FINISH, THIS ROD IS BEAUTIFUL! $350.00 obo I WILL BE IN SOUTHERN CAL FRIDAY AUGUST 4TH-7TH, SO I CAN MEET UP...
  148. JoshInSD

    Offshore Kelping - 8/2 (Quality > Quantity)

    Been enjoying all the attention on the BFT as it's created several fun opportunities over the past week to take a different, less traveled path. The recent bite of small BFT at the Coronado Islands is no exception. Look, squirrel! While most everyone has been looking for the elusive squirrels...
  149. RiggingSoCal

    What's produced the most patty bites for you on a San Diego overnight?

    Hey guys. Gonna be heading out on the Old Glory this Thursday night and just wanted to get an idea of what the yellows and dodos are biting. Plannig on mostly fly lining. I've got 3 rod reel combos all of which have 300 yards of 65lb power pro. And planning on using hooks ranging...
  150. coastalsharker

    F/S PHENIX ABYSS PSX908 15-40 AND PSX906 10-25 9'ers NEW UNUSED

    TWO BRAND NEW UNUSED PHENIX ABYSS RODS A 908 15-40 9' AND A 906 10-25 9', NO TAGS $130.00 EACH WILL SHIP AT BUYERS COST LOCATED IN SANTA CRUZ CALL OR TEXT 831-588-4545 ANGEL
  151. coastalsharker

    Truline Dynamo 6X Green/Chocolate Glass 8'2" heavy wall 30-60LB New SIC Guides F/S

    HERE IT IS....., HARD TO FIND AND RARE, IT'S A SUNKISSED GREEN GLASS/ CHOCOLATE 6X, 8'2" , ROD HAS A GREENISH HUE IN THE SUN AND CHOCOLATY MIX AND A CHOCOLATEY COLOR INDOORS, NEW UNUSED FUJI HEAVY SIC GUIDES, THIS THING IS BEAUTIFUL AND I'M HAVING A HARD TIME LETTING IT GO, BECAUSE I KNOW I...
  152. JoshInSD

    Offshore Classy Kelping - 7/26

    Had the good fortune to hop on my neighbor Lee's Riviera 37 Flybridge "Sofia Rose" for another go at this ever improving YT and Dorado bite. Joined by Aaron, Derek and David. Based on my experience Monday, Aaron's experience yesterday and some timely FishDope info, Lee and David made macs for a...
  153. JoshInSD

    Offshore Kelping - 7/24

    Thanks in advance to FishDope for providing the resources for making today possible! Correlated some charts and recent trends and decided to head south. Committed to not stopping until we hit the target numbers. Left SD Bay at 4:00am and got bait. Thank you to the guy at the barge, didn't get...
  154. L

    3.5 Day Report (July 13-16) on the Success

    This is my first "report" on this forum, so I apologize for the length/format if it's not the norm. My brothers, a couple friends and I had booked a 3.5 day on The Success a while back, but due to many circumstances we didn't get to go until last week. We had a trip out of Puerto Vallarta...
  155. L

    3-4 Spots Available aboard "Success" 3.5 day trip -- true limited-load private charter (7/13-17)

    My brothers and I booked The Success for a private charter, wanting to take a few friends and have the whole boat to ourselves. A couple people had last-minute issues and can't make the trip. We've booked the whole boat, and 3-4 spots are available. Price is $1k plus $35 for permit and we...
  156. JoshInSD

    Fishing the Yamashomaru in Chiba, Japan

    Having been to Japan 15+ times over the years I have never fished before out here. So I decided this was the time! After doing some research and narrowing down the choices I was able to organize a half day (5am to 12pm) trip targeting Hiramasa (Yellowtail) out of Ohara Port, Chiba, Japan on the...
  157. The Dominator

    Dominator headed out on OVERNIGHT TRIP 6/9 & 6/10

    The Dominator is headed out on TWO Overnight Trips this weekend. Friday 6/9 and Saturday 6/10. There are still seats available. We'll be fishing offshore for Tuna and Yellowtail. Both Overnight trips are 28 passanger loads. Over night trips run $210 per person. Mexican permits are included...
  158. Promar

    Yellowtail at Catalina

    Hey Everyone, It looks like the yellowtail bite is in full swing over at Catalina Island. This giant was one of 3 caught on Sunday by Ahi USA professional Ed "Matame" Zamora. Ed was just one of many that was able to score on better grade yellows, Gail Force scored a 34 pounder and some of the...
  159. M

    Phenix PSW909H Deck Hand Black Diamond

    Selling Phenix PSW909H Deck Hand Black Diamond Casting Offshore Rod. (9', 25-60 LB rating) Excellent jig stick for the yellows and perfect for the schoolie tuna. --> http://www.phenixrods.com/products/saltwater/black-diamond/ Got some new gear so I'm thinning the herd. Asking $220 OBO. (Keep...
  160. HavasuSun

    Your Top 5 GOTO Trolling Lures for SoCal

    I have seen some great lists on the site, so I thought it would be fun and educational to get everyone's take on their top 5 trolling lures. I know every year has been different here in San Diego so for context lets say, what are going to be your top 5 this summer. If you have a private boat...
  161. A

    Are These Yellowtail Big Enough to Keep?

    What do you think? Looks a little small to me! Picture from the Native Sun report for today.
  162. Bent on Kelp

    Stickbait spinning rod recommendations?

    Hey guys, Im looking to buy a saltwater stickbait rod in the next few days but I'm struggling to find some that aren't $600-1000. Im looking for a rod ranging from 7' - 9' long with a line rating of #30 - #60 single or two piece. My budget for a rod is $200 - $500 and the reel I plan on...
  163. West Coast Tuna

    BEAUTIFUL SEA RAY 13,000 OBO - Yellowtail and Tuna Machine

    SOLD SOLD SOLD! Many people know this boat as it belonged to one of the head mechanics at Harrys Marine in Orange. It is the fastest ocean sports fishing boat I have ever been on - 1982 Sea Ray fisherman walk 24ft 8inches. It cruises at 30 knots with ease.This boat is in great condition. It has...
  164. Baja Bytes

    Bluefin again...grumpy weather forecast

    Baja Bytes Weekly Overview Friday, February 17, 2017 Gary Graham Que Pasa Down the Mexican Coast The biggest news this week was the catch of a 104-pound bluefin tuna caught by Alan on the Excel while returning from a long-range trip. The fish was reportedly caught off a spot of...
  165. Cast N' Reel

    Loreto B.C.S fish report 1/23/2017

    We went out for 4 hours and caught 9 large yellowtail (30+ pounds) and 2 red snappers today. We fished a few of the high points South of Catalina. The water color was a little off but there was a lot of fish. The water temp was 69.2 degrees. We caught some bait in the morning and caught all of...
  166. M

    Dominator 1.5 Day to Colonet Leaves Tonight

    WILL RUN! 1.5 day trip fishing Colonet / Baja Coast for Yellowtail, Rockfish and Lingcod. Ticket price includes your Mexican fishing permit, tourist visa and bunk. ALL PASSENGERS MUST HAVE A VALID PASSPORT OR PASSPORT CARD TO BOARD THE BOAT. THIS TRIP IS A DEFINITE GO! Book HERE Book HERE
  167. HavasuSun

    Quantum Cabo 100 for surface irons and poppers?

    Does anyone have experience casting surface irons or poppers with a Cabo 100 (Quantum Cabo CSP100PTsE)? I am looking to buy a spinning reel that I can cast surface irons with for yellowtail, yellowfin, dorado, etc. it would be nice if it would also work to cast large poppers if the blue fin...
  168. RenoG

    Open Invite Free Mission Bay, Kelp, and Local Banks fishing for strangers

    Given the number of people charging $300 to go fishing on their overpriced houseboats, and an effort of good will to the community, I have decided to offer NO CHARGE fishing trips on my boat, the Sea Sea Rider in Mission Bay, CA on weekends. I've never had strangers on my boat, but I am...
  169. Fishmaniac

    Catalina Yellows 8/23/16

    Took a ride to Catalina on the new boat yesterday with the kid and found some willing slug yellows to bite. Picked off three from 24 to 32 lbs, lost two with a drag malfunction and could've had more but we were good with only 3. Left'em biting. One boat next to us had 15 for three, all nice...
  170. fordexpoman

    Cousins Raze rod (Raze RSW 7930T 7'9" 20-30lb. Inshore Rod)

    SOLD>>
  171. Fisheye Channel

    Video • Giant Sea Bass Released & Some Yellowtail Anacapa & Santa Cruz

  172. PaliStallion

    Offshore Yellowfin Boil this past weekend! ...and Yellowtail vs. Sea Lion.

    Hi Everyone! Check out my videos below. The yellowfin boil is from this past weekend (August 11-12th) on a 1-day limited load trip out of H&M Landing on the First String. We caught 63 yellowfin tuna in under an hour. It was the only biting fish we really had. The captain and crew were...
  173. PaliStallion

    Offshore Yellowtail Jackpot Fish on Excel Sportfishing

    Here's a video I just put together of my fishing trip on June 20 aboard The Excel. We fished at Islas San Benitos on a 6-day Seeker sponsored fishing trip. It was the best yellowtail fishing of my life! We were hooking 20-30 pound yellowtail all day long. Sea lions were a problem as you can...
  174. Fisheye Channel

    Gary's Yellowtail Video - Anacapa Island

    Caught on the Island Spirit a week ago.
  175. B

    The Best Laid Plans...

    Hello-Been lurking on this site for a while now. Let me preface by saying I know fishing holes and techniques are sacred and I am not asking for a roadmap on how to catch fish. I’ve doing a lot of reading on BD regarding Southern CA saltwater fishing which has provided great insight. I’ll be...
  176. Fisheye Channel

    Anacapa Island Yellowtail and Calico Bass

    My wife caught her best Calico Bass and First Yellowtail on our Recent Trip on the Island Spirit the boat ended the day with 32 Yellowtail. I got two myself.
  177. Willdoggy

    Anyone fishing the YT tournament in BOLA?

    We'll be heading down at the weekend to avoid you all and catch the big ones you missed. Good luck to anyone participating and let us know what's happening and where. Will
  178. M

    Offshore 7/9 North 9

    Left late yesterday for the 9. Long story short, water was 74 but real green. Lots of paddys with nothing on them. More bait, birds diving and dolphins than we've ever seen. Our best guess is the hurricane is pushing up warm water and destroying the viz. Hopefully it will settle down in a...
  179. M

    Offshore So close Yet so far

    Made my first solo trip today on our 17ft Invader. It seemed like EVERYONE was on the 43 today but I decided to just hit the 9 for paddies and maybe get lucky to find some boils. I went straight out from mission bay and started to work my way down. Got a late start but the conditions were...
  180. R

    3/4 Day Trips

    Hello all, I recently decided to quit on the half day trips because I was under the impression (based off some things I've read and people I've talked to) that the 3/4 day trips targeted larger fish. I am going next weekend from Oceanside due to proximity to where I live and cost (tickets on...
  181. Willdoggy

    Chica Dulce Scores her 1st YT on Iron!

    Someone else is dreaming of fishing all the time now! Check out this picture a moment after I gaffed and handed her her 1st YT on iron. No help from me for the entire fight. This girl is hooked! So cool to share the fishing passion of mine with this woman! Caught Sunday on our recent trip to...
  182. fishing29

    Avet MC Cast LX 4.6 For sale $200

    Extremely versitle reel. Ive casted surface irons for yellowtail with this reel, yo-yoed my arm off, dropper looped, and fly lined. Used for 1 season, Minor boat rash throughtout the red except the lower left side from my surface iron tremble hooks rubbing (we all know the mechanics on the...
  183. Baja Bytes

    Giant yellowfin tuna leads their return...finally

    Baja Bytes Weekly Overview Friday, May 13, 2016 Gary Graham Que Pasa SAC Southern Partnership Thrives http://www.bdoutdoors.com/sac-southern-partnership-thrives/ Coronado Island Report from Vince and Max: Dirty green water at the IB Pipe but perfect current. No birds, little life...
  184. Fishingguy

    Offshore Bluefin Fever

    Fished earlier this week and was rewarded with bluefin tuna, yellowtail, and some bigger grade bonitos. Fishdope has been great in helping me with my trips and providing some great insight on whats going on out there. Chased yellows at the finger and headed off shore in the afternoon searching...
  185. Lam2958

    Pacific Voyager *** 3 Day Limited Load Weekend Trip*** May 19-22

    We have a few opens spots left on the PACIFIC VOYAGER. Pacific Voyager is one of the best "short-range" fishing boat with Captain Mark O. at the helm. The crew is top notch and Chef Jeff is one of the best in the galley. 3 days provides a lot of time and fishing opportunities. Captain Mark...
  186. lips

    Mossbacks Scraping the stones

    Just finished these Homeguards the other day. 2 Hand formed yellowtail, steel and aluminum , Mig and Tig welded, clear coated and ready for a place to call home. 48" x 30" x 3/4" $600.00 Contact/PM for any info You may have.
  187. B

    Just got my boat - now what?

    After years of riding on friend's boats and fighting for premium rail space on the cattle boats, I finally pulled the trigger and got myself a used 19ft Center Console. I'd like to get it down to San Diego area to fish La Jolla. Although I'll probably spend a day just cruising Mission Bay to get...
  188. lips

    Nautical Steel Sculptures

    Recently finished these pieces, all for sale. Contact for info / Prices ect... Always willing to make a deal with my fellow BD'ers Mossbacks x2 Steel 36"Tx31"Wx3/4 Stainless Bait Ball Wave The Bull Kelp Steel 32" Tall on 12"x12"X1/4" Stainless Feather Stainless Steel 31"Lx7"W
  189. R

    What reel?

    Im looking to get a new all around reel for calico bass up to yellowtail and maybe tuna, i was looking at either the Daiwa Lexa 400 or the Abu Revo Beast. Anybody use one or both and have some recommendations or comments to say about them?
  190. lips

    Yellowtail wall art sculpture

    Mossbacks x2 all Kelp'd Up Steel /Clear Coated Measures 36"Tx31"Wx3/4" tubing frame Handmade On the wall in this pic And here's some Rust Patina Steel Feathers 31"Lx7"W Clear Coat I made these as a pair for pillars, walkway, stairway, etc... in mind. Or however you see fit.
  191. Baja Bytes

    Surprise catches not a April Fool's stunt

    Baja Bytes Weekly Overview Friday, April 1, 2016 Gary Graham Que Pasa The Secretariat of Communications and Transportation of Mexico (SCT --the national federal entity that regulates commercial road traffic and broadcasting) recently commented that the improvements on Mex 5 that connect it to...
  192. Bernhard

    SOLD: Penn Squall SQL30LW in box

    Selling a Penn Squall 30 Levelwind - bought it in November 2015 (receipt for warranty will be provided) and only used it once. It's a great reel and as you can see in the pics it looks brand new. Spooled with #25 Izorline mono. Comes with box, manual, reel clamp, tool - just like out of the...
  193. SON OF POSEIDON

    SATURDAY FISHING CATALINA ! 5 SPOTS NEEDED TO BE FILLED!!

    Looking for 5 spots to be filled due to last minute cancellation of group of militarty guys.. Trip will be THIS SATURDAY MARCH 5th aboard the Ahra Ahn out of Long Beach Sportfishing Berth 55 ..Price is $80 limited load of 30 people departing at 6 am returning at 6 pm.. We will be Fishing...
  194. K

    Limited load 3/4 day trip on the Malihini out of H&M landing in San Diego.

    Hello I am the charter master for a limited load of 23 aboard the Malihini out of H&M landing in San Diego. On Sat March 19th. I stI'll have spots available. On the trip we will be going after yellowtail and rock fish. The cost is $175.00 per person. This includes your Mexican fishing license...
  195. kiwifisher

    Snapper & Yellowtail Kingfish

    There has been some excellent weather down here, I got out to chase some snapper and yellowtail kingfish in the Hauraki Gulf
  196. lips

    Yellowtail/Steel Sculpture

    Metal Mossback" with 3D affect Table Piece made from 16 gauge steel Mounted on a large piece of Authentic Malaysian Driftwood Clear Coated PM with any questions you may have Thanks for looking Stay Salty Measures: 23"Wx33"T
  197. osiito

    SOLD

    If anyone is interested i will be at the Fred Hall show this weekend. I can bring it there. Barely Used Avet SXJ Single Speed in Gun Metal. Its loaded with 50# Berkley Green Spectra. Never seen the Salt. Used for catfish a couple times looking for the DD's. Asking SOLD Pick up in West Hollywood...
  198. Baja Bytes

    Football...tuna still continues in Baja Sur

    Baja Bytes Weekly Overview Friday, February 12, 2016 Gary Graham Que Pasa Flying Doors Off Over Baja California - an Aerial Photography Expedition Tourist Card Gets Pricier “The Mexican tourist Visa, officially called an FMM, has increased in value from 322 pesos (About $17) to 390 pesos...
  199. Willdoggy

    PurrSeaStance 2nd Trip to BOLA 2015

    Ever wonder what a trailered boat trip to Bahia De Los Angeles is like? Well we're not Local Knowledge with all their high falootin technology and fancy camera men but we do have fun.... There are some cool shots of Whale Sharks at the 10 minute mark and also great footage of the jumping manta...
  200. Bruno Mazaheri

    Jigging Master Rods for trips

    Hey guys, Being temporarily re-housed in the west coast while we work on a project with some partners. Definitely want to go out on some long-range boats and was wondering if any of y'all had used jigging master rods on these long range trips, and how the compare to any traditional styles that...
  201. Willdoggy

    Offshore 10 Year Old Son's Video Edit! 2015 Year in Review of PurrSeaStance

    My 10 year old Son is going to an elementary school that is project based and he is learning about video editing. It is truly amazing what they do in the school. He wanted to make another project on his own and asked me for video clips from last year's season of fishing. So here is Phillip's...
  202. wwen

    ***REDUCED PRICES*** CUSTOMIZED LEFTY ACCURATE BX600 & SMITH AMJ 52EX CUSTOM ACID WRAP(JDM JIG ROD)

    Bump. Will trade for Daiwa Isla/Catalina 5000 (HG/LG) or (equivalent amount of Halco Max 130, Topwater Swimbaits/Poppers (70-90g), Japanese jigs). Need stuff to actually fish with too much jigging gear. Hope some one else can out this fine equipment to good use! This setup would make a sweet...