Fishing Picks of the Week

1. The yellowfin tuna stay in the No. 1 spot this week with limit-style fishing for San Diego boats possible this past week. These are mostly 18 to 25-pound yellowfin, but the volume of fish is good and they are from 10 to 45 miles off Point Loma in U.S. waters. Even the three-quarter boats out of San Diego Landings are getting in on this fish, and there was a flurry of 70 to 80 pound yellowfin late last week. Check with for an update on this action and information on San Diego landings running these trips.

2. For the third week in a row, the striper action at Pyramid Lake is in the top picks. The cooler weather has been trigging striped bass bites throughout Southern California over the past week with more and more surface action and overall better action. Pyramid Lake has been particularly good with the topwater action most mornings and the fish running from two to five pounds. For an update on this bite, check with the staff manning the entrance booth at 661-295-7155.

3. This pick is not changing either: Crowley Lake stays in the top picks because the trout bite just keeps getting better and better for fly anglers fishing midge and perch minnow imitations. Many 20 to 40 fish days have been reported again this past week and there are enough fish over 24-inches to make a trophy fish are real possibility. For an update on this action, call The Troutfitter at 760-934-2517 or Sierra Drifters Guide Service at 760-935-4250.

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