RETIRING from KGF means more fishing with this guy...

RETIRING from KGF means more fishing with this guy…

The next two days you have a chance to experience the 30th annual Bass-A-Thon at Anglers Marine, in Anaheim. It is one of the most intense (and enjoyable) two days of seminars, tackle exhibitions and boat and gear sales anywhere. Click here.

I am going to be there tomorrow (Saturday, Nov. 19) to celebrate those 30 years and also renew acquaintances with some of the all-timers such as Rick Clunn, Jimmy Houston and Shaw Grigsby. But also on hand will be a former California #1 bass angler Chris Zaldain and Arizona’s Johnny Johnson, 2016 U.S. Open champion.

When you throw in all the cool products displayed, the great group of anglers sharing stories and the palate-pleasing truck from (more…)


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All SoCals (all Californians, really) have faced the effects of drought on local fishing holes. The really local hole for me is no different.

2015 West Marina

2015 West Marina

2010

2010 West Marina

And while it’s true, the anticipated catastrophic fish kill in recent summers has been kept at bay (and somewhat unexplained) the current thick algae growth that bloomed a couple of days ago could portend such a kill. If the scientists are right, and based on the weather forecast for this week, the bloom will be erased by this week’s dry cold front, and when that algae dies, it may use up more oxygen than the growth had been producing. (more…)


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