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  1. uglystick

    Santa Cruz wharf

    Thanks for the report! What is the best way to target mackerels? Plain sabiki or attach it to a floater?
  2. uglystick

    Best catch of the year

    Happy holidays! With 2018 coming to the end, let me introduced my best catch of this year: a cab on a crab snare. :) It was an undersized one so it was immediately returned to the water safely.
  3. uglystick

    How to get monkeyface eel out of hole

    Thank everyone for the suggestions! I'll keep them in mind next time fighting with the eels.
  4. uglystick

    How to get monkeyface eel out of hole

    This has happened to me about 10+ times when I am fishing in rocky areas. When the mokeyface eel bites my hi-lo rig, I think its tail grips on rock or hole pretty tightly. This makes me impossible to pull the fish out. Whenever I give it some slack, I can feel it trying to get deeper into the...
  5. uglystick

    Any achovy activity around Capitola Pier ?

    There are millions of anchovies in Santa Cruz wharf today.
  6. uglystick

    Message Board questions and/or concerns

    Redfish, if you want to upload photo from iPhone, you can take a screenshot (and crop it) while viewing it. The resulting image has the pixel resolution as your phone screen. For iPhone7 this is 1334 x 750 pixels, which is good enough for most occasions.
  7. uglystick

    Capitola skiff

    We didn't have a chance to closely look at them as they broke off as soon as we saw them in the water. They were around 30 inch in length and white on the bottom. From your info, looks like it is possible to be juvenile great white -- that'll be so cool!
  8. uglystick

    Capitola skiff

    Nice new website! Thanks Ken for the great work! We (nacho and sea++) went on a skiff in Capitola last weekend, and had great time. The bait is abundant. We caught bunch of brown rockfish, and hooked up two sharks (they all bit off the leader upon surfacing). The most exciting highlight of...