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Daniel Powell

Daniel Powell is a Reader contributor. See staff page for published articles.

Joined: Aug. 17, 2014
Gender: M
Neighborhood: North Park
Hometown: San Diego
Occupation: Contributing editor, freelance writer
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Born in San Diego in 1962, Daniel Powell now resides in San Quintin, Mexico. He has been a lifelong outdoor and fishing enthusiast while working at various trades on projects throughout the southwest from 1977-1997. From 1999-2004, Mr. Powell was a self-employed consultant and Certified Building Inspector. In 2005, he moved to the La Paz area in Baja Sur to start a ocean kayak fishing operation but returned to San Diego to recover after a spinal injury while researching locales on Isla Cerralvo in the Sea of Cortez.

As an artist, and inspired at an early age by his well-published grandmother, Mr. Powell enjoys reading, writing, playing guitar and singing as his "indoor" pastimes.

June, 2014: Published a collection of his grandmother's poetry titled "Friendship Comes Crashing In- The Poetry of Bonnie May Malody".
July, 2014: Helped create and began working as a contributing editor and staff writer for the Waterfront section at the San Diego Reader.

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Pacific bluefin tuna are known for their hard-pulling long runs.

Posted July 8, 2019

Nice bluefin tuna for Easter! - Image from New Lo-An Sportfishing.

Posted April 2, 2018

Some of Juan Cook's clients with a 135 pound Gulf Grouper, caught March 22nd, Gonzaga ...

Posted March 25, 2018

Posted July 7, 2016

Fat yellowtail hooked in 11 feet of water just outside San Quintin Bay.

Posted Sept. 10, 2015

Shortbill Spearfish

Posted Aug. 20, 2015

From NOAA. This is an example of a ctenophore, bathocyroe fosteri, which is a mesopelagic ...

Posted Aug. 14, 2015

The pelagic tuna crab is a species of squat lobster.

Posted Aug. 8, 2015

Skipjack tuna

Posted July 17, 2015

Capt Brian Castleton of the New Seaforth and Eric Weidele with two pending record bluefin ...

Posted July 15, 2015

These sand bass were caught in San Quintin Bay. The one on the top had ...

Posted July 1, 2015

Oarfish at the gaff.

Posted June 30, 2015

Finescale triggerfish.

Posted June 24, 2015

At the end of a 10 hour trip from San Diego, the road into Bahia ...

Posted June 20, 2015

Avid kayak angler Craig MacDonald from Carmel holding a smallish mola with a big bite ...

Posted June 19, 2015

Tim McCrink and a fat wahoo caught near La Paz.

Posted June 16, 2015

Posted June 3, 2015

48" halibut

Posted June 2, 2015

Christopher Maggio with a 54" black seabass, San Quintin, Mexico

Posted June 1, 2015

48" halibut from San Quintin Bay.

Posted May 31, 2015

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