Daniel Powell

Articles by Daniel Powell

Self Shape Surf Competition in at Seaside Reef in Cardiff

Cam Richards, Andrew Doheny, Nathan Strom, Leah Dawson will be competing on their self-made boards

Just off El Cajon Boulevard and 30th Street, there is a surf shop that has a mandatory day off to surf every Monday and you don’t even have to work there to work there. You ...

Three sots on a barge, petty theft, and drifting dingies

Plus a collision during the Red Bull races

April 22 — HP issued a citation to the owner of an illegally anchored vessel in the A1 anchorage (La Playa Cove). April 21 — HP issued a citation to the owner of an illegally ...

Larger yellows, smaller blues, and smokin’ bonito

Fun to catch, and excellent eating

The yellowtail bite slowed down substantially as over 500 of the 702 yellows caught this past week were caught last Sunday. That said, the average size went up to a more normal 15 to 20 ...

Free casting clinic by San Diego Fly Fishers at Lake Murray

What flies to use in San Diego tidal beds and shallow water

There are areas in San Diego for fly fishing where wading or float tubing access is easy and there are plenty of tidal beds and shallow water. Flies that resemble the prey of bass, halibut, ...

A look at what the Harbor Patrol has been up to this month

Calls to respond

April 15 — HP contacted subject aboard vessel adrift in N. Bay. After assisting boater with contacting commercial assistance, subject was also served with a temporary restraining order that was previously unserved. April 14 — ...

Bluefin tuna weighing 209.8 pounds caught

Largemouth bass heating up the tapwater

Saltwater Though there were a thousand less yellowtail caught this past week and the bluefin count was down a bit, several boats got limits or near limits on yellowtail and some of the bluefin tuna ...

Start at 4:00 a.m. for Mission Bay halibut

Classic kayak fishing tournament this Saturday

The first two tournaments I fished in were the first two organized kayak-fishing tournaments in San Diego; one off La Jolla and one in Mission Bay. Both are still going on, and though over time ...

Harbor Patrol investigates and responds

From observations to citations

April 1 — HP arrested subject with outstanding warrants aboard illegally moored vessel at Pepper Park dinghy dock. Vessel towed. March 29 — HP located an abandoned vessel that was dragging anchor in the main ...

Kayaker catches 68-pound white seabass off La Jolla

Corbina at night in the bay?

The big bluefin tuna to over 100 pounds within ¾ day range have a lot of boats out looking for them with mixed results, though the schools of yellowtail are still being found under kelp ...

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