ELSINORE WEST MARINA...

Not exactly in the bass fishing bulls-eye, a couple of things are on the docket in May, here at SoCal’s largest natural lake. The first is the arrival of Ronnie Kovach, host of TV’s Ronnie Kovach’s Fishing Ventures, who will be speaking Friday, May 13, at the Holiday Inn Express (31573 Canyon Estates Drive) from 7:30 to 9 a.m.

The occasion is the first of a series (more…)


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Southern California dodged the large projectile of a dry La Nina driven winter, with many waterways getting a nice boost from either run-off or future snowmelt. From Diamond Valley to Lake Shasta, waterlines are up near the green growth.

But like so many things–global weather forecasting at the top of the list–making long-range predictions is nothing you can hang your hat (or your raingear) on. (more…)


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SENKOS TO DARTHEADS, the Excel 703 works

PRICE UPDATE…CHECK IT OUT: I think there are probably three key things to consider when choosing a spinning rod–and I’m not ashamed to say that one of those is price. So before I go on, I was first influenced to look at the Lamiglas Bass Excel series because I knew the brand and I liked the price (ON SPECIAL $109, retail).

Hey, a rod can only do so much despite the many claims in a game that began with the words, “You need a rod to cross their eyes when you set the hook.”  We’ve come a long way (more…)


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UPDATED: Got a few left–you must have a friend… Navionics “Freshest Data.” Does that ring a bell? I had a little contest back on March 31 and was going to give these codes ($25 value) out so owners of existing the gold or platinum Navionics maps could update any new info for free. Well, I still have these cards and they’re still free. Sooooo, the first eight viewers who send me a private email with your mailing address will each receive one of these directly. And I just can’t make it any easier than that.


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