Summer means ocean sport fishing to a lot of us in Southern California: yellowtail, dorado, and three kinds of tuna (albacore, yellowfin, and bluefin). All a kick in the pants to catch, all delicious to eat. I went out on one of the fleet’s best boats last Thursday, and it was a great day to be on the water. Sunny, calm, glassy and the fish were biting. Sort of.
It was like most other times I go out; I got a few fish, but not as many as other guys. I mean, you’re using the same kind of equipment and the same techniques as the guys on each side of you, and they’re catching fish while you’re not. It’s very baffling, not to mention frustrating! At the end of the day, I had two small yellowtail and two decent bluefin and, as usual, I was a bit disappointed. Lots of guys ... Log in or subscribe to continue reading.
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