Jan 24 2011

Warm weather leading to hot fishing

By Ed Zieralski

Thursday, January 20, 2011

It’s still early, but the arrival of schools of mackerel off northern Baja has fishermen wondering if an early spring bite on yellowtail is in the works.

Fishing for rockfish, lingcod and even an occasional cowcod has been very good in Mexican waters, where the fish are legally caught right now. The rockfish closure in Southern California stretches to the end of February.

Meantime, fishing remains good for long-range boats out of San Diego, and another 300-pound tuna hit the Point Loma waterfront dock on Thursday.

Read the rest of the story from the San Diego Union-Tribune here.

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