2nd Annual FishAholics California Aqueduct Striped Bass Tournament

2nd Annual FishAholics California Aqueduct Striped Bass Tournament

***Tournament Registration has closed.  See the results HERE.*** It's here again.  The FishAholics 2nd annual California striped bass tournament.  Last year we had a great turnout with lots of prizes from our sponsors.  We're expecting a bigger turnout and more prizes this time around.  Here's how you register. For more tips about how to get started fishing at the California Aqueduct, checkout the following posts. http://www.thefishaholics.com/5-locations-to-finding-striped-bass-at-the-california-aqueduct   http://www.thefishaholics.com/when-the-bite-shuts-off-at-the-california-aqueduct   http://www.thefishaholics.com/how-to-get-started-fishing-grates-at-the-california-aqueduct   http://www.thefishaholics.com/floodgates   http://www.thefishaholics.com/fishingbridgesRead more …
Epic Two Monster Striped Bass And A Change In Perspective

Epic Two Monster Striped Bass And A Change In Perspective

There are events in life that change our perspective for the things we love doing.  For me, it was catching that fish of a lifetime. What Matters Most Our families bring us the greatest joy.  They’re the reason why we sacrifice so much time, money and energy.  We’ll go through thick and thin to protect them. Fishermen do the same thing. We’ll sacrifice sleep, comfort and empty our wallets on fishing gear and tackle. We'll hike miles through rough terrain for that one moment of bliss.   We would never let any harm…Read more …
Chasing Striper Boils At The Lake

Chasing Striper Boils At The Lake

Have you ever caught so much fish, you’re wrist started to hurt?  The only thing that kept you going was the sight of fish blowing up on the surface.  Your adrenaline is running so high, you ignore the pain and the high takes over.  And you keep casting.  Chasing boils will do this to you. It’s the excitement that drives you.  Pain is merely a distraction from reality.  The reality right before you.  You may never get the opportunity to catch fish like this again.  The feel of your rod bent over as…Read more …
Getting Started Fishing At O’Neill Forebay

Getting Started Fishing At O’Neill Forebay

Did you know that O’Neill Forebay aka small lake produced a world record striped bass.  It was caught by Hank Ferguson.  He caught the record for largest landlocked freshwater striped bass on rod and reel back in '92 weighing in at a whopping 67lbs 8oz. Another potential record was caught by Frank Ualat of Gilroy.  It was even bigger weighing in at 70lbs 6oz on an unofficial scale.  After several failed attempts to certify his catch and frustrated, he ate the fish.  There are other stories from fishermen landing potential record holders but…Read more …
FishAholics Fishing Challenge At The California Aqueduct: Part Three

FishAholics Fishing Challenge At The California Aqueduct: Part Three

You know, every time these posts or videos help someone catch fish, I’m one step closer to achieving my goal.  To bring fulfillment to as many people as I can through fishing. Believe it or not at one point in my life, I was looking for that fulfillment.  I felt like I was trapped, running the same routine day after day, imprisoned in a cubical.  I found my escape through fishing. That feeling you get when your line starts peeling.  The drag is screaming.  When you’re reeling in that fish and the whole…Read more …