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Tips on How To Fish The Blue Perch (Halfmoon)

Do you like perch fishing? If you said yes, you need to catch the blue perch (halfmoon fish). The fish can be found in waters that spread across the Gulf of California to Vancouver Island in British Columbia but they can also be found around the Channel Islands in Southern California. This perch species is

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Speckled Trout Fishing Tips — How to Catch Cynoscion nebulosus

Do you want to catch trout in the sea? Test your mettle against the sea trout using these speckled trout fishing tips! Known as an excellent table fish, this trout species is also known as the spotted squeteague, speckled sea trout, salmon trout, gator trout, black trout, and winter trout. Overview The spotted sea trout

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Sea Trout Fishing Tips

Have you caught a sea trout yet? Well, if you haven’t, you’re in luck, as we’ve put together a bunch of sea trout fishing tips that should help you land more fish! But before you head out, make sure you check your local state regulations to figure out your limits. Let’s get fishin’! Listen to

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Dogtooth Tuna Fishing Tips

Dogtooth tuna are one of the rarest sportfish to land. It’s generally hard to find and land the big ones. Also known as the scaleless tuna (except on the corselet and along the lateral lines), jackass, pegtooth tuna, and dogfish tuna, this fish is a lesser-known member of the Scombridae family. What’s crazy is that

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Catching the California Halibut — Fishing Tips and Insider Advice

What’s flat, swims across the sea bed, and is delicious to boot? The answer is the California halibut. This fish is elusive to many, but when you do catch a keeper, make some of the best fish and chips on this side of town. Use these California halibut fishing tips to catch more of them

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Alligator Gar Fishing Tips (How to Catch Atractosteus spatula)

I won’t lie. The alligator gar looks TERRIFYING! With a striking resemblance to the American alligator, this gar is definitely a trophy fish worth the challenge for seasoned anglers. So get your gears, rod, and reel ready. Here are alligator gar fishing tips! They are often referred to as “dinosaur fish,” “primitive fishes,” or “living

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The Brook Trout Fishing Tips and Insider Advice

  A big brook trout is one of my favorite trout to catch in the upper Sierras. I wanted to make sure you had a handy brook trout fishing tips guide to help you land a bunch. Let’s get trout fishing! Overview Also known as Brookies, this trout is known for its beautiful olive-green coloring

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Redtail Catfish Fishing Tips

After watching Jeremy Wade catch a red tail catfish on an episode of River Monsters, I knew I had to catch one! The journey took me to Bangkok, Thailand, where I was led by a guide to catch these magnificent creatures. This fish is a hungry monster and will eat nearly anything. In this guide,

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Steelhead Fishing Tips: How To Catch Oncorhynchus mykiss

Do you want to know how to catch the powerful steelhead trout, and how to clean and cook it? You’ve come to the right place for steelhead fishing help! The term ‘steelhead’ refers to an anadromous form of rainbow trout, and it actually shares a scientific name with that trout species (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Overview When

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Cabezon Fish (Scorpaenichthys marmoratus)

Is the spiny cabezon giving you a hard time as an angler? Before you can successfully catch this ‘thorny’ fish, you need to know it inside and out. The cabezon is the only member of its genus. It’s a large species of the sculpin which is native to the Pacific coast of North America. Also

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Cutthroat Trout Fishing Tips

Are you searching for fish that can give you a real challenge as an angler? Use these trout fishing tips to help you catch the cutthroat trout, a fish that is as challenging to catch as it is delicious. If a challenge is what you seek as an angler, look no further than the Cutthroat

California Grunion

How to Catch California Grunion

California Grunions are a fun fish to catch here in California. If you’ve never seen a grunion run, just imagine a bunch of fish on the beach mating.  Unlike most people, I was exposed to the infamous Grunion Run later in life. Most people I talk to are first exposed when they are kids, running

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How To Catch Ocean Whitefish Fishing Tips

The ocean whitefish isn’t typically a sought-after fish in the sportfishing community. Most of the time, they are just nice fish to help fill your catch bag. I like how they taste, so we’ll cover how to catch them in this guide. Overview The California whitefish is a species of tilefish that call the Pacific

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How to Catch and Cook Lingcod

Lingcods look like a fish from your nightmares. They have fangs for teeth and weird bluish meat color. However, they can be challenging to hook up and land, but if you do, they provide great table fare. In this guide, you’ll learn everything you need to bring home a keeper lingcod! Overview Lingcod is known

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How to Catch Calico Bass (Kelp Bass)

You can catch calico bass by drifting, trolling, and still-fishing from anchored boats or kayaks. Since this bass is a light tackle fish, you can find it along breakwaters in bars and kelp beds. Use different baits, such as sardines, anchovies, mackerel squid, and queenfish to attract them. Artificial lures you can use include streamer

Opaleye fish swimming and fishing tips to catch them

Opaleye Fishing Tips

  I’m here to tell you that opaleyes are not a trash fish! They get a bad wrap in the spearfishing community, but they can be fun to catch and when prepared right can even taste good. They are also known as the rudderfish and are part of the Girella nigricans family. There are over