Posts Tagged Pacific bonito

How To Catch Bonito at Catalina — GDude & Scooterfish

From Pier Fishing In California (pierfishng.com) GDude (James Liu) and a bonito he caught at the Cabrillo Mole at Catalina — 2008 Date: April 8, 2008 To: PFIC Message Board From: gyozadude Subject: Bonito fishing at the Cabrillo Mole, Avalon, Catalina Island If you’re coming to Catalina and want to catch bonito, here are some [...]

Thomas Orozco

It’s always a pleasure to see youngsters at our PFIC (Pier Fishing In California) and UPSAC (United Pier and Shore Anglers of California) events—fishing derbies and classes. What’s especially interesting is to watch some of these youngsters grow up right before our eyes. One such young man is Thomas Orozco who probably attended more of [...]

Venice Pier in the 80s

Many, many years ago while visiting the bait shop at the Venice Pier (Los Angeles), I was given a set of pictures showing some of the fish taken at the pier during the warm water years in the ’80s. Some interesting fish highlighted by the only picture of an albacore that I have seen taken [...]

The Sauna Tour —A Trip to the SoCal Piers

A yellowtail caught at Crystal Pier in San Diego “While visions of sugar-plums danced in their heads.” Oops, whoa Nellie, stop, stop, stop the press, that’s the wrong vision! This vision was more pescatorial, one of big game fish being caught at the SoCal piers, fish such as yellowtail, shortfin corvina, bonefish and more exotic [...]

14th Annual PFIC/UPSAC Catalina Get Together — 2015

Garibaldi in the island waters; the colors present an almost surreal scene Derby Day — Saturday, July 18, 2015 “Well, first time that’s happened.” Only once in 14 years had the PFIC/UPSAC Catalina Get Together experienced rain and never during the day of the derby. That would change. What started as a beautiful day saw [...]