Browsing: Freshwater Fishing
Richard Stilliter of Anaheim broke the blue catfish lake record at Diamond Valley Lake yesterday with a 56.8 pound blue. Stilliter was using shrimp on 8 lb. test line. The previous record was held by Bob Baker of La Mesa who caught a 52.81 lb. blue cat in October of 2008. Diamond Valley continues to receive trout stocks, and with its deep water, there is plenty of space for the blue cats to hide and grow.
George Kramer, friend of SDFish.com and author of bass fishing insider blog KramerGoneFishing.com will be inducted into the Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame on March 8th at the Long Beach Fred Hall Show. Kramer is being recognized for his body of work covering sport fishing (primarily western bass fishing) since 1973. No one has covered the local bass fishing scene like George over the years, his clever columns have propelled anglers of all levels; launching careers for some of the world’s best bass fishermen while at the same time keeping the average weekend warrior up to date.
On behalf of San Diego fishermen everywhere, SDFish.com congratulates George Kramer on this tremendous achievement. Thankfully, his induction does not mean he is done writing, not only can you continue to read Kramer’s work on his blog, but rumor has it, he’s got another book coming. Below you’ll find the complete press release announcing his induction ceremony, I hope you find time to attend and show your support for one of bass fishing’s living treasures.
A few weeks ago, Anglers Marine was awarded their third straight Mercury Marine CSI Award, given to dealerships in North America who demonstrate the highest level of customer service. They were one of only 88 (out of 4,000 eligible dealers) to receive the award for 2011. From the top down, Anglers Marine aims to provide their customers with an unparalleled level of service, and they achieve just that.
George Kramer’s annual “Callfornia Top 40 Bass Anglers” list of California’s best bass anglers has ruffled feathers and created a stir since the mid 90s – but never disappoints. As the former editor of WON Bass and now master of his own online blog, few have their finger on the pulse of California bass fishing like George Kramer. His expertise and body of work was recently recognized by the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame in August as they voted to induct him into the Hall of Fame in 2012. The release of his list of the golden state’s best bass wranglers is one of the most anticipated events of the year within the sport. The wait is over…
Santee Lakes will kick off their prize-packed trout season on Saturday, November 5th with a 2,500 lb trout stock that’ll include fish up to 12 pounds. Any anglers who catch one of the five biggest trout of the opening weekend at Santee Lakes will be awarded a prize. Additionally, any trout caught at Santee Lakes this season that exceeds 5 pounds will enter the angler into a drawing for a flat screen TV to be awarded on April 12th, 2012 at the conclusion of the trout season.
Anglers Marine, a prominent supporter of SDFish.com and the San Diego fishing community in general will be moving locations, from Santee to Lakeside, on November 1st. They will be moving into the building occupied by FE Trailers at 11919 Woodside Avenue in Lakeside and will continue to provide award winning sales and service for bass fishermen and boat owners.