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In an effort to improve boat fire safety aboard recreational boats, the nonprofit BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water today issued “Foundation Findings #55.” The report, part of a long-running educational series devoted to boating-safety topics, includes a...
It is a common event amongst boaters to travel to new destinations to sample fishing that you cannot do at home. Whether you are in a larger boat traveling by water or trailering you boat and keeping it in...
I had the joy to encounter one of the best, epic airborne shows and hook ups on the lighter gear. This was absolutely a banner day to be remembered in my life as long as I would live. Orkatz (Amegari lure)...
Four decades ago – that’s 1973, in case you’re counting – Fred Benko arrived in Santa Barbara. He opened a charter service on the breakwater side of the harbor where he offered trips aboard the Hornet and other boats...
Monday I took a day off and went fishing... What was driving me to fish on Monday?  Where's the hot bite? No "hot bite" per se.  I just stayed local and hit the 3/4-day boat out of Marina del Rey, the Spitfire.  Capt....
Que Pasa 66 totoaba found dead in a single net and a dead newborn vaquita porpoise washes ashore http://www.ecowatch.com/sea-shepherd-dead-vaquita-2317124850.html Baja Norte Coronado Islands . . . there was a very late report of some decent yellowtail action along the weather side of North...
What do you get when you take a 66’ Viking from Florida, bring it out to the West Coast for a complete refit, and have Pete Groesbeck as the captain? Controlled Chaos of course, arguably one of the most...
We're on the back end of a windy week in Southern California and as I sit here writing this on Thursday morning I can see the leaves on the tree outside my window are still rustling but they're doing...
Fred Hall Del Mar Show is almost here and Turner's Outdoorsman is still pumping out the show specials for show visitors. Here are just a few of the many deals and specials from all the name brand tackle manufacturers. Most Southern...
BD is hosting our annual 25% off swag sale! If you want to stock up on your fishing hats and shirts now is the time. We will also be selling our apparel at the Del Mar Fred Hall show which starts today...
State shellfish managers have approved a razor clam dig beginning March 24 with openings alternating between Mocrocks and Copalis beaches for three days. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) approved the opening on evening tides after marine toxin...
Lowrance, a world-leading brand in fishing electronics since 1957 and longest running sponsor of Bass Anglers Sportsman Society (B.A.S.S.), today at the 2017 GEICO® Bassmaster Classic, announced the production of the HDS CarbonTM 16, a new high-performance fishfinder/chartplotter with...
The "collars" of a fish are most often thrown away with the carcass of your catch, but your missing out on an amazing treat. The "throat area" of the fish including the pectoral fins is a plump, meaty part...
Welcome to The ViewPointe, your Oceanside, California oasis, where the beach is your new home. Ideally located just a few blocks from the Pacific, The ViewPointe is a collection of 33 townhome style condominiums, all featuring private roof decks with...
For the kick off of the opening of Shimano's new Fishing Division offices and the Shimano Experience Center in Ladson, South Carolina, the Shimano team begins to share a series of videos exemplifying the HAGANE spirit that is the...
Stepping out the door at work tonight I spun around, pulled the gates shut, checked again for my keys, snapped the lock and then locked the outer door. Pleasantly absent was the chill breeze of winter. It was replaced...
The "Swimming Mullet" is an excellent bait for all types of gamefish, but you can't beat it for a big wahoo on the flat line or the deep line. Fly Navarro and Tyler Beckford demonstrate how to rig a mullet on...
Turner's Outdoorsman Southern California's number 1 shooting, hunting and fishing Tackle retailer since 1971 has moved to a new location in Orange, CA at 2040 N. Tustin St.  Just East of the 55 Freeway.  Now with 8,000 square feet...
The Fred Hall Show in Long Beach is behind us but we've still got the Del Mar show coming up, so if you didn't already stock up your spring yellowtail arsenal, visiting the show would be a great opportunity...