Category Archives: Tackle

Say Yes to Yes Bay

Say Yes to Yes Bay story by Lois Beath, photos by John & Lois Beath The early morning sun creeps over the tops of countless evergreen trees clinging precariously to steep rock hillsides.  A fluffy ring of low-hanging mist hangs … Continue reading

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Salmon Super Highway Rest Stop @ Waterfall Resort

Salmon Super Highway Rest Stop @ Waterfall Resort By John L. Beath For rods bent hard under pressure from king salmon on the boat next to us when we arrived at Veta Bay. Our guide, Kurt Ferse, told us to … Continue reading

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Fishing with small Fry produces trophy size lessons

Fishing with small Fry produces trophy size lessons By Wolfgang Lohrer There’s always something to learn while fishing with small fry. Take my six year old sister, Natasha, for example.  Last year, she stood at the edge of a small … Continue reading

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On The Water Reader Report

On The Water Reader Report By Rick Redlich Here’s the ticket to great yellowtail catches!  Get yourself a Stinger.   I’ve fished the waters and the islands of the Southern California Bight for 50 years.  For the last 25 years, I’ve … Continue reading

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Finding Hidden Treasure with your Kids

Finding Hidden Treasure with your Kids By Wolfgang Lohrer Fishing with kids can be a huge challenge, especially if your kids are young or have short attention spans. To ensure success, plan your fishing trip to include more than one … Continue reading

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An Angler’s California Dream: Extreme Fly-Fishing for Mako Shark

An Angler’s California Dream: Extreme Fly-Fishing for Mako Shark Mary L. Peachin with photos by Michelle Woo Bowman Attracted by chum, a wide-shouldered mako, its broad-tipped pectoral fin weaving, approached the boat. Closer and closer, 30-25-20 feet, its glassy eyes … Continue reading

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Alaska Angler

Alaska Angler Christopher Batin Pacific Halibut Feeding Habits I like to spend the winter months reading about the sportfish species to be pursued in the upcoming season. I feel such research allows me to be a more effective and successful … Continue reading

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