Although West Coast paddlers have been reveling in unusually warm Pacific waters as the summer winds to an official end, the unseasonable water temperatures have also attracted other non-native visitors. The coastal waters of Southern California in particular have seen bumper catches of yellowtail, as well as yellowfin and bluefin tuna, dorado and marlin. Anglers […]
Mission: To catch a barramundi over one meter in length Angler: Adrian Tuck When: September 2014 Location: Ross River (freshwater), Townsville, Australia Rig: Shimano Sustain 3000, Shimano Raider Barra Flickstick 5-8 kg Shimano Chronarch CI4+ 150HG, GLoomis GL2 10-to 20-lb. baitcaster Bait & Line: 2O-lb. Power Pro, 40-lb. Berkley Vanish Fluorocarbon leader; Rapala X-rap; Stanley […]
Jerry gets his hands on the ICAST Best-in-Show fishing kayak, the Eddyline C-135 Stratofisher, and takes us through its finer points.
By Jeff Herman The ultimate way to stalk a fish on the flats is via sight casting. There is a bonus bit of magic in seeing the fish, casting smartly to that fish, and then watching the take. The split second – breath held – as you see the lure charged and feel the line […]