The 75-foot beached whale found at the Point Loma Wastewater Treatment Plant will be used for conservation research focused on pregnant white sharks. Last week, the dead whale washed ashore in the same location a 2011 whale carcass. It is believed by NOAA scientists the whale was hit by a ship and sustained injuries causing… Read more »
California Yellowtail Research
During the summer fishing season in southern California, the yellowtail are a prized fish onboard the Sea Star. These fish put up a great fight, excite everyone onboard, and make for great dinner meals! This last year, we caught an 18lb yellow in the middle of August and everyone onboard was stoked! https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10200667676591328&set=o.162031247182536&type=1&theater There isn’t… Read more »
For the past 31 years, the Sea Star has produced great fish counts, wonderful memories, and has set and maintained a charter boat standard like no other. Even through the recession, the boat continued to leave the dock and come back with a boat full of fish and happy fishermen. As the economy continues to… Read more »
Why are the large swells good for fishermen?
The large swells off the Southern California coast can be deadly for surfers, kayakers, and fishermen alike. However, when the swells calm down, they bring life to California’s inshore sportfishing grounds. The large storm to the north of Oceanside produced very large waves this past weekend. When this happened, upwelling occurred. Upwelling is when the… Read more »