Monthly Archives: January, 2022

Hobie Mirage Pro Angler Walkthrough

January 28th, 2022 Posted by Uncategorized 0 comments on “Hobie Mirage Pro Angler Walkthrough”


Our top of the line fishing hulls, Hobie’s Pro Angler series are the solo fishing platforms that blur the line between boats and kayaks.
Follow along as Morgan Promnitz covers all the amazing features, explains the different hull sizes and options for pedal drives available.
The Pro Angler was design for anglers that want to land trophy fish from small boats but do not want to be restricted by any of the existing limitations of kayaks. Weight capacities of 500 and 600 lbs, industry leading stability and limitless storage & rigging options. We build two different sizes of the Pro Angler and offer both sizes with the award winning MirageDrive 360 pedal system and well as the MirageDrive 180. Both drives feature kick-up turbo length fins and Morgan helps you decide what drive would be ideal for your fishing location and technique. He chats about why the 12 ft hull can be better for smaller areas and is a bit easier to transport while the 14 ft hull offers more capacity and one extra key feature.

Learn more:
https://www.hobie.com/kayaks/mirage-pro-angler-14-360/#fishing

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Offshore Fishing w/ HOMEMADE Lures in Panama (CATCH & COOK BARRACUDA)

January 25th, 2022 Posted by Uncategorized 0 comments on “Offshore Fishing w/ HOMEMADE Lures in Panama (CATCH & COOK BARRACUDA)”


In this episode we’re kayak and panga fishing an uninhabited coastline in remote southern Panama, 20 miles down the coast from Los Buzos Resort. We’re catching giant roosterfish, Pacific sailfish, cubera snapper, yellowfin tuna and much more. Then I start throwing a homemade popper lure made out of a recycled 2×4, and the big fish are loving it! After that, we’re cleaning the biggest barracuda I’ve ever seen here and giving it a shot in the kitchen.

Want to fish with us at Los Buzos? Visit http://www.losbuzos.com for info!

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Back in Action: Coastal Cleanup Day 2021

January 22nd, 2022 Posted by Uncategorized 0 comments on “Back in Action: Coastal Cleanup Day 2021”

Coastal Cleanup Day, an event with humble beginnings in coastal Oregon in 1985, has blossomed into an international event with hundreds of thousands of volunteers participating annually. While the event shifted to a virtual-only event in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 2021 saw the event return to in-person volunteering with virtual options.

Orange County Coastkeeper served as both the regional coordinator for the county and site captain at a cleanup at tower 8 in Huntington State Beach.

At Huntington State Beach

226

volunteers

110

pounds of trash collected

Across Orange County

4,038

volunteers

22,349

pounds of trash collected

These volunteers not only worked to clean up our communities but also collected data along the way that is used by the Ocean Conservancy to track global waste in our oceans and to influence land managers and policymakers alike.

Events like ours do not exist without the support of our sponsors and our community. This year’s event sponsors were Blue Triton, the Irvine Ranch Water District, the City of Santa Ana, and the City of La Habra. Their support ensures that we are able to coordinate this large event and surplus funds go to support our monthly beach cleanup program.

To learn more about California’s Coastal Cleanup Day please visit their website and to get involved in our monthly cleanups please view the registration links on our website.

Coastal Cleanup Day 2021 Sponsors

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Deep Sea Kayak Fishing 50 Miles Offshore

January 21st, 2022 Posted by Uncategorized 0 comments on “Deep Sea Kayak Fishing 50 Miles Offshore”


In this episode we’re on our 2nd day kayak fishing 50 miles off the coast of San Diego, California around the uninhabited San Clemente Island. Our 88-foot home-on-the-water has taken us to the other side of the island, and totally new fishing opportunities immediately begin to present themselves. We’re getting into big yellowtail, black sea bass, barracudas, bonitos, rockfish, California sheephead and more. We also have some once-in-a-lifetime wildlife encounters. Then, back on the mothership, we’re preparing sashimi and ceviche with the freshest yellowtail I’ve ever eaten.

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San Clemente Island California (USA)

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About Robert Field:

A few years back, I ditched the corporate grind to pursue my passions for traveling, fishing and the outdoor lifestyle. Now I live in a travel trailer full time, fishing and exploring my way through all 50 states and around the world.

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Containers Overboard

January 20th, 2022 Posted by Uncategorized 0 comments on “Containers Overboard”

Written by Staff Attorney Lauren Chase

While cruising down PCH, walking along the beach, surfing, bird or marine mammal watching in Southern California recently, have you found yourself counting the ships dotting the horizon?  1… 2… 3… 4… 20… 40… 60… 100?! 

Indeed, the nation’s largest ports – the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, respectively – are experiencing record-breaking bottlenecks due to a perfect storm of supply chain disruptions, crushing consumer demands, and increased ship sizes with more containers to unload than ever before. Over the last few months, there have been a series of unprecedented numbers of cargo ships anchored or drifting offshore waiting for a berth at the ports. Despite White House attention, both ports moving towards 24/7 operations, and heftier fines for idling containers, the backlog is expected to last through the holiday season. Starting November 16, arriving ships will have to wait farther offshore in an effort to improve safety and air quality, but pushing the problem farther out of sight does not address the root cause.

Clogged ports, more extreme weather events, and larger ships with ever-growing container stacks create increased risks for marine environments.

You may have heard about the ongoing investigation into a cargo ship’s anchor as the suspected cause of the recent Huntington Beach oil spill, but there is another shipping industry issue you may not be aware of: containers going overboard.

According to the World Shipping Council, an average of 1,382 containers were lost at sea each year from 2008-2019, and given the lack of mandatory reporting requirements, many take these figures as a conservative estimate. Last year, amidst COVID-19 restrictions and online shopping crazes, this figure spiked with an estimated 3,000 containers lost at sea from November 2020 to early January 2021. In one incident alone, the ONE Apus lost a reported 1,816 containers in heavy weather while traveling from China to Long Beach. 54 of the lost containers had “dangerous goods,” including fireworks, batteries, and liquid ethanol.

Port of Los Angeles by Steve Saunders

In January 2021, the Maersk Essen lost a self-reported, approximate 750 containers in severe weather en route from Xiamen, China, to Los Angeles. The following month, a different Maersk ship, the Eindhoven, lost a self-reported 260 containers during the same crossing. Already this season, a cargo ship carrying hazardous materials caught fire and lost approximately 109 containers near British Columbia in late October 2021. To date, only four of the containers have washed ashore. Why does this happen and what does all of this mean for our oceans?

Containers fall overboard for a variety of reasons ranging from incorrect container loading and securing to increasingly extreme, climate change-induced storm events. While the impacts of sunken containers on marine environments have not been widely studied, a research team of scientists from the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary (MBNMS) and the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) assessed the impacts of a submerged container discovered within the MBNMS. The team found that the container altered local flow patterns and benthic community make-up with a disturbance zone around 20 times its footprint. Estimating the container will remain on the seafloor for hundreds of years, the researchers expressed concerns that the continuous build-up of sunken containers throughout the ocean could act as “stepping stones” for invasive species. The team also expressed concerns about the potential, longer-term impacts of container toxicity on marine life.

So what can we do about this?  At an industry level, and with your support, we can advocate for more standardized and effective restrictions on stack height, weight distribution, and lashing.  These policy measures, when paired with robust enforcement regimes, can help prevent container losses.

Additionally, we can pressure industry and government to impose …

Mandatory container loss reporting and recovery requirements; andMore robust enforcement regimes for instances of container loss, including automatic, mandatory minimum penalties to fund restoration efforts.

Meanwhile, at the individual level, we can all use the power of our pocketbooks.  With every purchase, you make and within the resources available to you, opt to shop used, local, and sustainable. If you truly need new things shipped to you, select the slowest available speed to minimize haste.

This holiday season, Coastkeeper challenges our members to opt-out of traditional consumer gifting and opt-in for a slightly different approach.

Rather than buying “stuff” for loved ones on your holiday list, consider…

Planning an experience you can share together, such as a hike, beach picnic, surf lesson, or scuba diving course;Creating a DIY gift, with bonus points for using upcycled materials;Baking and gifting your favorite holiday treat; orDonating to Orange County Coastkeeper or another organization near and dear to your loved ones’ heart for a gift that keeps on giving.

Together, we can work to stop the loss of containers into our oceans and build a world more swimmable, drinkable, and fishable for all.

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Mothership Kayak Fishing Adventure – 50 Miles Off California Coast

January 9th, 2022 Posted by Uncategorized 0 comments on “Mothership Kayak Fishing Adventure – 50 Miles Off California Coast”


In this episode we’re putting 22 kayaks and fishermen on an 88-foot boat and heading 50 miles off the coast of San Diego to kayak fish around San Clemente Island for 3 days. We’re using a wide variety of techniques for California halibut, calico bass, California sheepshead, white sea bass, Pacific bonito, yellowtail and much more. We’ll be fishing hard, eating good and living on the boat around this uninhabited island.

Want to go on this trip? All the info here:
https://fishvillage.com/trip-central/san-clemente-island-california

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Massive Sunfish spotted off Laguna Beach by Paddleboarders

January 6th, 2022 Posted by Uncategorized 0 comments on “Massive Sunfish spotted off Laguna Beach by Paddleboarders”

Rich German and his friend Matthew Wheaton came across a sunfish basking in the sun while they were paddleboarding off the coast of Laguna Beach, California, on Dec. 2.

Sunfish, also known as mola mola, typically live 60 to 120 miles offshore and hunt at depths with very cold water. They come to the surface to float motionless to increase their body temperature from the sun.

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