Bluefish are found in a variety of coastal habitats, ranging from the surf to rock outcroppings, brackish estuaries, and above the continental shelf.
Species Guide: Saltwater Game Fish
Learn tips and tactics for catching some of the most popular game fish.
Known to exceed 80 pounds in weight, California yellowtail are powerful fighters that make full use of their muscular bodies and large, forked tails.
Cobia's brute strength, dogged fighting style and delicious flavor makes them a top target of coastal anglers.
The dolphin's fighting spirit, acrobatic nature and superb quality as table fair make it a favorite of game fish anglers worldwide.
Flounder spend most of the year in deep water, but move inshore during spring, staging along beaches, in inlets, bays, canals and coastal creeks …
Seatrout usually sought in inshore waters, over grass flats or shell bars where they school and feed.
The snappers are voracious feeders, with the teeth to back it up, and will hit cut baits, live baits, shrimp, and lures.
Stripers are taken by casting, drifting, and trolling, and respond to a variety of live, dead and artificial baits on a range of tackle.
No matter the size, tarpon all put on the same spectacular aerial battle, testing tackle to the limits.
Tripletail will readily hit live baits, lures or flies, put up a dogged fight, and often unexpectedly take to the air.