Five Tips for Southern California Fishing Trips

This will really help save you time and sanity.
Study the Local Fish
When you head out to actually go fishing you’ll be at a much greater advantage if you know a lot about the fish in the area. General knowledge of a fish is a must and any advanced information you can get from talking to locals or guides is recommended. Great fishing holes can be found if you understand the habits of the fish you’re going for. Some of this only comes with time spent at the location but most of it can be learned before you even set foot out the door.

Take a bit of time to research the types of fish and habitat you’ll be going into.

Find the Best Fishing Holes
This is probably one of the hardest things to come across for the novice fishermen. Most people don’t want to give up their best fishing spots but some just might be nice enough to show you around. If you can’t get any information before you leave than you’ll want to talk to as many people as you can once you actually get to where you’re going. Another great option is to charter a boat or hire a guide to show you where to find the best fish.

Not only can you learn about the fish, if you haven’t already, but you’ll be able to find spots that others might not know about. This can be crucial for future trips to that location.

Take these five tips and apply them the next time you’re planning a fishing trip for southern California. Make sure the area is available, bring the right gear, know where you’re going, study the local wildlife and of course find the best fishing spot. All of this will help increase your fun on your next southern California fishing trip.

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Daniel Eggertsen
Dan Eggertsen is a fellow saltwater fishing enthusiast to the point of obsession. :) He's been providing solid advice on saltwater fishing since 2004.

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