Saturday, December 18, 2010

Current Conditions

Hello Folks

I really like this time of the year where Nice Weather continues down south in the Land of Exotics. Thanks to Bill Roecker and Paul Sweeney, we can tune into the Play by Play action on their website. Keep in the Know - - -

Happy Holidays!

Friday, December 10, 2010

Matt on The Apollo - Mag Bay

Mathew on the Apollo - Keeper!

Evening Folks

I got a couple of cool emails from Mike Naoe today with some great shots from a recent 7 day on the Apollo. Looks like Lower Banks fishing for Matt was pretty good!!!!

There are a ton more shots of the trip HERE - Check it Out

Nice Job Matt -

Bobs Sporting Goods Is Home

Jackpot winner:
First place : Russ Kimura 211 lbs YFT
Second place: Bruce Collins 91 lbs YFT
Third place: Mark Crampton 90 lbs YFT
Honorable Mention: Barrett Johnson 51 lbs Wahoo

Hey Gang

The Boys are Back in Town from the great 10 day on the AA. Many thanks to Brian Kiyo and the Crew of the American Angler for a great trip. It started out on the Northern Banks, then down to San Pablo to yank and crank on yellows, and a few days at the Southern Stones for some quality variety fishing. It was a true 10 Day trip - Variety!!!!

And a Big Hug to the First Lady of the Angler Lori Patella for all of the paperwork and organizing for the group. You are the best Lori P

Check out the report on the American Angler Website Also Check your Social Calenders for 2011. The shop has a number of trips (Long and Short), and I have my company 1.5 dayer in June - Curtis Rosenthal Inc Trip #6. Here is a link to the American Angler 2011 Fishing Schedule. Call the office at 619 223 5414 and Lori will take care of you. Happy Holidays All.

Monday, December 6, 2010

405.2 on the Vagabond!!!!!!

Angler Mike Livinston on the Vagabond with Captain Mike Lackey and the Crew of the Vag
405.2 MegaCow

Hey Gang

In case you did not hear, The Vagabond docked this morning in Pt Loma and officially weighed in a 405.2 lb Yellowfin Tuna this morning. That would be a new world record!!! Here is a short blurb for the Vag Facebook Page from last week

Vagabond Sportfishing

OK, on the phone with Mike now: Mike Livingston fought it in the harness for only 2 hrs 35 min with an Int. 30 (from Chris A.) at 100# test. He brought the 85.5" beast to the surface and my awesome boys got it thru the gate.on Wednesday

Here is more on the story from

Congrats to Angler Mike Livingston, Captain Mike Lackey and the Crew of the Vagabond. A fish and trip of a lifetime!

Monday, November 29, 2010

surf fishing SM

Kenny Itomura

Hey just wanted to send a pic i took while out fishing with Kenny earlier this week. Alot small ones with a few nice ones mixed in. Hopefully the pic will go thru if not let me know.

David Idota

Nice report Dave. I got the Picture!!!!

Friday, November 19, 2010

Capa Fatties

From: Greg Stoney
Sent: Tuesday, November 16, 2010 9:00 AM
To: Robert N. Hara; March, Tim; Todd Garrett; todd hara; Phil Lindholm
Subject: Capa fatties

I hit up Anacapa last Fri and yesterday, Friday was pretty good fishing, I got 2 out of 4, one pulled the hook and another absolutely smoked me on 50#, straight into the island. Yesterday I went out for a 1/2 day, crappy 15 kt SE wind made it tough to fish, but I managed one that I think is my biggest for Anacapa.


Nice Stoney. Tight up against the Island on the Heavy String.

Clear Lake 11-11 10

From: Michael Arujo
Sent: Tuesday, November 2010 7:29 AM
To: Bob Hara; jim campbell;;; wayne mills; Mike Manclark; Todd Garrett; Patrick B. Tooley; Manuel Arujo; Rob Stewart; Robert Reynoso
Subject: Clear Lake 11-11 10

Hey guys Just got back from Clear lake , Fished a couple days with my bud Eddie , we caught 30 fish !st day & 17 Second day for a fun trip, not bad for November. Most fish were 2-5 lbs. our best was 7 1/2 lbs.

Nice Report Mike!!!!

Sunday, November 14, 2010

The American Angler on the Fish!!!!!

Evening Folks

Our Good Friends on the American Angler have been getting on the nice grade Yellowfin Tuna on the past few trips. Check out the Pig above!!!!! The Shop 10 is just around the corner and all of the signs of Cow fishing is looking good. Time to get all of the Heavy Gear in Shape for the trip.

Matt Salas is on the Spirit of Adventure for Big Jim's Annual 11 Day. Stay Tuned for a reports.

Bee De Bee De Bee De That's All Folks!!!

Sunday, November 7, 2010

malibu Cbass

"March, Tim"
Date: Fri, 5 Nov 2010 14:49:47 -0700
To: Robert N. Hara
Subject: FW: malibu Cbass

This morning in Malibu from the beach. Cranking luckycrafts.

His second keeper in 3 days, 29 and 30” . He released both. Not me, I’d take…Tiki Tacos!

I see YT and Cbass creeping into the channel islands counts now…


Saturday, November 6, 2010

Nov Looks Like The Real Deal!

Cows Go Off!

“We hit a grand slam!” noted the report from Royal Polaris November 5. “Our morning started out slow as we looked at several different spots of porpoise only to come up short, but with lots of time left in the day we would persist. Shortly thereafter we found the mother lode and we went from zero to sixty in a matter of seconds! Large crashing tuna 10 feet from the stern would be the norm as we settled in for a drift that lasted all afternoon. We had a day that was very reminiscent of the great big fish action we were blessed with in 2005. Many of our anglers achieved their personal best on this fine day.

Top Anglers: Paul Kaufman, 278; Bill Seigel, 258; Marcus Bondy, 256; Matt Miller, 230; Tim Whelan Jr., 227; Mike Marx, 224; Brad Fugate, 217 and Bill Pargee, 215.

“Our action coming by way of kite and fly-lining, with both squid and sardines. We had eight fish over 200 pounds, with eight more from 180 to 199 pounds, and seven more from 130 to 180. We'll let the pictures speak for themselves. Enjoy the photos and get ready for fall as the action has officially begun. We will try for a repeat tomorrow, however it will be a challenge, one that we are anxiously awaiting.”

The Shop 10 is coming around the corner........

Saturday, October 30, 2010

25" Little Truckee Brown!!!

From: Gerald Scholl []
Sent: Monday, October 25, 2010 4:20 PM
To: Karl Kristkeitz; Phil Catalano; Tony Gieda; Dana Allan; Steve Danziger; Bob Hara; Kevin Nonoguchi; Justin Diaz; Justin Greenberg
Subject: 25" Little Truckee Brown!!!

Big Brown equals happy client!!

Gerald Scholl
Sierra Fin Addicts Guide Service
Sierra Wave Addicts
P.O. Box 4267, Incline Village, NV 89450
775.225.0979 - C

Stoney on the Wahoo - Las Cruces

Greg Stoney

From: Greg Stoney
Sent: Wednesday, October 20, 2010 11:59 AM
To: Robert N. Hara
Cc: March, Tim
Subject: Las Cruces

I'm back, wehad a good trip with excellent weather. The wahoo were around but weren't biting that well, except for dorado and some yellowfin that you could almost kayak to from Las Cruces. We got 7 wahoo for the trip, most were 25-35#, a few bigger. Kinda slow but way better than nothing. The shore/kayak fishing was epic for dorado, jacks, roosters etc.

My pics suck

Erna B

From: March, Tim
Sent: Tuesday, October 2010 1:57 PM
To: Barry, Shane; Robert N. Hara; Greg Stoney
Subject: Sunday - Erna B

Weather overcast ,water calm. We headed down the coast to the short banks, 240’ deep- pulled up reds, chuckles, grouper, good taco meat. I get a good bite -strained to pull it off the bottom. Up comes a ling, nice keeper about 10#s. Capt Dave gaffs it for me. Turns out to be Jackpot fish, 10 other lings come up but all short. Fished shallow at the deephole county line in 60’ later for more ,sheephead, calico bass, more reds and johnnies. Tipped the crew the jackpot $. Taco time.

Jackpot Timmy

Fishing Videos Dot Com - AKA DockTalk

Hey Long Rangers

The American Angler is doing the 10 Day thing right now. Check out the reports from FishingVidoes,com.

Many Thanks to Bill Roecker and Paul Sweeney for the great reports!!!

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

GREAT WEEK ! Brazil peacock bass fishing report

From: Steve Yatomi []
Sent: Wednesday, October 06, 2010 10:05 AM
To: Steve Yatomi
Subject: GREAT WEEK ! Brazil peacock bass fishing report

Hello Everyone,

Here is the fishing report from Marlon from the Tayacu, good fishing reported with the water level still coming down and is rated at medium levels. Number of catches are coming up every week. Some nice fish landed this week 16 peacocks over 20lb.

This week big fish report:

2- 25lb

2- 24lb

7- 23lb

5-between 20 and 22lb.

11-between17 to 19

77-between 10-16

713fish under 10

Water level: rated medium, water is slowly going down.

Conditions: rated good to very good

Here are the big fish stats for far this season.

Trip 1 8/22- 2 fish over 20

Trip 2 9/2 1 fish over 20

Trip 3 9/9 0 fish over 20

Trip 4 9/17 2 fish over 20

Trip 5 9/26 14 fish over 20

Trip 6 10/3 16 fish over 20

We still have prime space open: in and in Jan please call for more information; this is already shaping up to be an excellent season.

Nov 13 to 20 Tayacu 1

Jan 2 to 9 Tayacu 1

Jan 9 to 16 Tayacu 2

Jan 23 to 30 Tayacu 2

We will be catering to Fly fisherman for a nice small groups of 8 anglers specializing monster peacocks. Call or email for more information.

Please feel free to call or email me


Steve Yatomi


Adventure Travel Alliance

1-800-254-3474 (FISH)

1-805 520-9600 fax

1-805-501-7403 cel

Skype: ATA3474

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Our Stephanie up in Boise ID

Stephanie Brooks - AKA Idaho FlyGirl

Thank you Mike for the Custom Wrapped Fly Rod for our Stephanie. Looks like she got one!!

Bob and Jessica Hara

Mike Fuj on the First Strike!!!!

Mike Fujitani - BFT

From: Michael Fujitani
Date: Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 11:33 PM
Subject: Dr. Hara!

Yo man, heres one for the blog!

Ive had Mike set up my rig for the last 2 trips Ive been on and guess what? 2 jackpots in a row!

I went out sunday and came back on tues morning (1.5 day trip) off of H&M on the First Strike and there were only 5 bluefins caught. I won with a 28lbs+....

Good fight but the fish were picky as hell....

Hope all is well with you and your family!

Mike Fujitani Graphics

Very Nice Fuj...... I think we all need to rig up our gear for our next offshore trip!!!

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Davis Family Latest Catch

Wendy in the Chair - First Atlantic Blue Marlin

From: Mark Davis
Subject: Davis Family Latest Catch
Date: Monday, September 27, 2010, 5:54 PM

Wendy's First Atlantic Blue Marlin

Mayaguez, Puerto Rico

September 20, 2010

Thanks to Captain Bubba Carter and the crew of the "Tijereta"

Wendy's First Broad-billed Swordfish

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

September 25, 2010

Our thanks to Captain Mike Welter and the crew of the "Double-Up"

Another Fantastic Report from the Davis Family!!!! Well Done Wendy!!!!!