Daniel Powell

Articles by Daniel Powell

Mako my day — bonito sharks following the fray

One of the fastest fish in the world

Dock Totals July 13-19: 6,385 anglers aboard 244 boats out of San Diego landings this past week caught 686 bluefin tuna, 2,406 yellowfin tuna, 4 bigeye tuna, 300 skipjack tuna, 3,687 dorado, 7,910 yellowtail, 885 ...

Cornhole finally on California beaches

Boys and Girls Club get Ballast Point and Latitude 33 to bring suds

During summer, especially in the Midwest, one can usually find a game of cornhole (tossing a corn-filled sack onto a tilted plank) in progress at the local park. During winter, it is played indoors where ...

A 3,900-peso surf perch

2,633 yellowfin tuna, 12,021 yellowtail caught in San Diego August 6-12

Dock Totals August 6-12: 6,782 anglers aboard 253 boats out of San Diego landings this past week caught 106 bluefin tuna, 2,633 yellowfin tuna, 47 skipjack tuna, 3,010 dorado, 12,021 yellowtail, 546 calico bass, 7 ...

Etchells sailboats will race this week from Pt. Loma along Coronado

Former underdogs not chosen by Europeans

In 1965, Stamford, Connecticut boat designer and builder Skip Etchells saw a notice by the International Yacht Racing Union announcing a contest to build four new classes of racing sailboats, including a new three-man keelboat ...

Overturned kayakers, pier jumpers, and seal harassers

San Diego lifeguards take care of us — July 24-30

July 30 0757 - Medical: 28 year-old male with a stingray injury at Blacks Beach. Lifeguard unit responds. Unable to locate. 0940 - Boating: Overturned kayak with 3 people in the water at Dana Landing. ...

Dorado by kayak off La Jolla's Children's Pool

Last week's fishing was off the hook

Dock Totals July 30 — August 5: 6,658 anglers aboard 244 boats out of San Diego landings this past week caught 520 bluefin tuna, 1,527 yellowfin tuna, 28 skipjack tuna, 3,826 dorado, 15,653 yellowtail, 3 ...

Clydesdale and Athena categories in Chula Vista Challenge

Most inclusive triathlon — easy for spectators too

What is probably the most inclusive triathlon event on the West Coast will be held at South Bay’s Bayside Park this Sunday. The Chula Vista Challenge features race events for entrants in groups the ‘Itsy ...

Last week's dorado catch equalled nearly one third of last year's total

Yellowtail was over one quarter of all last year's

Dock Totals July 23 – July 29: 6,210 anglers aboard 220 boats out of San Diego landings this past week caught 57 bluefin tuna, 129 yellowfin tuna, 1,810 dorado, 15,825 yellowtail, 3,069 calico bass, 162 ...

Broadway pier swept by divers

To get it ready for the Giffords

July 21 HPD Dive Team members conducted a security sweep and assessment at Broadway Pier prior to the arrival of the newly named USS Gabrielle Giffords, which is an Independence-class littoral combat ship of the ...

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