Waterfront

Target spotties and don’t forget your Hawg Trough

Productive haunts are on either side of the bridge

The Toys for Tots Kayak Fishing Tournament launches from Tidelands Park this Saturday morning. The targeted species will be the basses that reside in the bay. Although calico and sand bass grow to over double ...

Fishing beat down by storms

"Epic" report from the Poseidon

Dock Totals Nov 25 – Dec 1: 830 anglers aboard 46 trips out of San Diego landings this past week caught 326 bluefin tuna, 3 yellowfin tuna, 15 skipjack tuna, 333 yellowtail, 150 bonito, 54 ...

Went over the falls on a 20-foot wave

It was trial and error— lots and lots of error

Name: Fabiano Sarmento Age: 29 From: Ocean Beach Location: Ocean Beach On a cloudy day in Ocean Beach, Fabiano Sarmento was walking to the showers with a neon board. “This board belongs to one of ...

Just you, the board, and your opponent

One tends to play better in a serene setting

“Chess by the Beach” is a monthly gathering of chess players at the Pacific Beach Library for all ages and skill levels. “Games are played in the library during the dark months,” said Albert Elguira, ...

Quast Rock, T Rock, Anchor Rock and God's Rock

Dive sites off La Jolla Cove

The following comes from the San Diego website DiveBums.com Of these four named rocky pinnacles grouped together offshore of Point La Jolla, the best known is Quast Rock, which sits way out northwest past Boomer ...

Shoulda gone fishing on Thanksgiving

26 anglers scored 56 bluefin and 18 yellowfin

Dock Totals Nov 18 – Nov 24: 2,542 anglers aboard 93 trips out of San Diego landings this past week caught 742 bluefin tuna, 1,069 yellowfin tuna, 56 skipjack tuna, 1,506 yellowtail, 689 bonito, 74 ...

The hardest thing I’ve ever learned

I hit the rocks and it was just not good

Name: John Lavery Age: 63 From: Pacific Beach Location: Tourmaline Surf Park John Lavery was hauling his board up to the showers after a morning surf in Pacific Beach. Lavery started surfing when he moved ...

Catch a meal, win a prize

1,500 pounds of fish planted on November 19

Dixon Lake, a small, deep reservoir in Escondido, was made famous as the home of an enormous bass. The trout can be quite large, too, and are caught en masse after the lake has been ...

Body found half mile off Mission Beach, boat sinks at South Mission jetty,

San Diego lifeguard reports Oct. 8-14

Oct 14 11:41 Medical: Unconscious mail on boardwalk at Garnett. Lifeguard, fire, medical and San Diego police respond. No aid given. 13:49 Medical: 62 year-old male unconscious at Ventura and Mission Blvd. Lifeguard, fire, medical ...

My friends thought I was knocked out

An eight foot day at South Bird Rock

Name: Alex Geller Age: 30 From: Pacific Beach Location: Tourmaline Surf Park On a sunny day in Pacific Beach, Alex Geller was sitting in the sand. “I’m from Colorado but I’ve lived here for the ...

Cooler water cools down the surface action, except for bluefin tuna.

San Diego fishing Nov. 11-17

Dock Totals Nov 11 – Nov 17: 2,282 anglers aboard 107 trips out of San Diego landings this past week caught 1,499 bluefin tuna, 441 yellowfin tuna, 113 skipjack tuna, 1 bigeye tuna, 5 dorado, ...

The green turtles hang on

From the Gulf of Ulloa to south San Diego Bay

The Gulf of Ulloa is south/southeast of San Diego along the Pacific coast of the Baja peninsula. It is vibrant with sea life. Whales cruise and forage the gulf during annual migratory patterns; tuna, wahoo, ...

Throw a shaka to the crowd

Kiteboarding in San Diego

Pacific Beach resident Dan Larsen and his buddies usually kiteboard in Tourmaline Surf Park. Larsen, 49, has been kiteboarding for 15 years. “My personal style of riding is more focused on freestyle and wakestyle tricks ...

Great bluefin at last

Tanner Bank, just below San Clemente Island

. Dock Totals Nov 4 – Nov 10: 2,206 anglers aboard 109 trips out of San Diego landings this past week caught 852 bluefin tuna, 755 yellowfin tuna, 823 skipjack tuna, 6 bigeye tuna, 15 ...

Tie your key inside your shorts with the waistband string

Avoid smash and grabs in Bird Rock

Racheal posted a photo of a SUV with a broken passenger side window and a missing door handle on her social media — and warned her network: “Those who surf, please do not leave your ...

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