Recent content by bipnilaga

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    new gear new year

    Daiwa north coast is the updated dxs. Great rods.
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    First of the year in the surf

    Beautiful fish, congratulations!
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    East Bay halibut

    Reading the water involves many aspects. I am no expert, but here are my general guidelines. As Evan mentioned, some of these aspects applies to surf conditions as well. Mudline: When the current if flowing, you will usually see a distinct "mudline". This is a visual thing, where you can see...
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    Shepherding at the Mole

    Excellent report and great variety of species caught and reported!
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    East Bay halibut

    I also keep moving concentrating on reading the water. It's like searching for land mines, and you can't stay in the same spot.
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    East Bay halibut

    Tide: is a 4/6/21 9:10am 1hr into the outgoing Area: Alameda Harbour Bay shoreline Gear: 7ft ugly stik lite, 10lb braid with a 12lb mono topshot. Daiwa bg2500. 3/8 jig with swimbait 3/8 hair raiser Strolled to one of my fav spots as I was in the EB for a appt. Had a few hours to kill and...
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    Berkeley Pier Fish

    Don't have a pic but have caught steelhead smolt and pacific mackeral back in 2010 when they arrived in the east bay.
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    3 week skunk

    Wtg nice fish! I had one of those Chinese reels and it didn't last a full season. My daiwa bg2500 on the other hand is a tank and still buttery smooth after 3 hard seasons of fishing.
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    Halibut catch and cook

    Rig: dropshot zoom fluke, with 1/0 owner mosquito hook, 12lb mono, and 1/2oz bass sinker. Tackle: 7ft Med ugly stik lite, daiwa 2500 fuego with 10lb sufix 832. Area: had a few hrs to spare this afternoon and headed to spot adjacent candlestick. Hooked up around 4:30pm when the tide turned and...
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    Homemade hair raisers

    All of the above. I like to cast up current and sweep the jig up and down for halibut. Halibut are like land mines.
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    Homemade hair raisers

    Tied some 3/8 hair raisers today for inside the bay haliper.
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    Old member from the old PFIC forum

    Greetings, I am a member of the original forum and signed up here after a long haitus.. Glad to see the site is up. Ken are the posts from the old message board archived a d searchable? The old board was a wealth of good info. Thanks, Bipnilaga