Authors Posts by Joe Sarmiento

Joe Sarmiento

Joe Sarmiento
Joe is an avid saltwater angler. He grew up in Washington State on the south end of Puget Sound where he first started fishing as a boy catching perch, flounder, rockfish, and occasionally salmon. Today, Joe lives in Southern California where he fishes off beaches and jetties, kayaks, and sportfishing boats. Joe writes about his saltwater adventures in the SoCal Salty blog, and for Western Outdoor News.

Slug Ice Fishing Pike [VIDEO]

Lake of the Woods has a reputation for delivering big fish. This fantastic pike catch doesn't disappoint.

Nine-Year-Old Catches 600-lb. Fish [VIDEO]

After a nearly two-hour struggle, a nine-year-old angler reels in a great white sturgeon estimated at 600 pounds. Read the details and see the video.

Epic Southern Bluefin Tuna Battle

A five-hour battle results in a massive tuna haul for these Aussie anglers.

Huge Pike Busts Angler’s Rod [VIDEO]

Reeling in a 40-inch pike breaks this anglers Abu Garcia Vendetta rod in half. Watch what happens.

Piranha-Kin Pacu Caught In New Jersey

A relative of the piranhas with a mythical taste for human flesh was recently found in a New Jersey lake. What does this mean for local species?

Predators Feed on Mullets During Epic Migration [VIDEO]

The first week of the Florida mullet migration offers lots of excitement. Watch tarpon explode out of the water, bull sharks chasing tarpon and mullet, jacks in a total feeding frenzy, and massive bait balls blowing up.

Fishing Frogs For Bass [VIDEO]

This expert catches many fish on frogs throughout the year on tough fisheries in Illinois. In this video, he shares tips that will help you not only fish a frog better, but give you more confidence to throw it around shallow cover.

Canary Rockfish Rebounds

Another crucial U.S. fish stock is rebuilt; find out why this is so important in this heartening story.

New World Record Seatrout?

Remember the scene from Caddyshack where Bill Murray's character, Carl the groundskeeper, caddies for the Bishop's epic round, where he ultimately is struck by...

Handlining Goliath Grouper [VIDEO]

The Skyway Bridge in St. Petersburg, Florida, offers some amazing fishing. See what happens when a nice-sized Goliath Grouper decides to play tug-of-war with one lucky angler.