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.

California Yellowtail are among the hardest-fighting fish you will pull on. Anytime you catch one, it's a successful trip! Here are a few tips to help ensure that things go your way.

Find out what the angler's trophy shot of the future will look like.

Endangered-species policy, climate change, animal-rights activists, and declining funding are all serious issues facing the fishing industry. Here are the top five threats that will have the biggest impact on bass fishing across North America in the next decade.

Find out how to hit more ice-out hawgs with flat-sided crank.

Did you know that all six species of billfish found in the Pacific Ocean frequent Australia waters? It's one of the best places in the world to catch all six. Read about this world-class fishing hotspot.

A notorious muskie killer has been convicted, fined, and banned from fishing. Read the shocking story.

Two ice fisherman were in for a big surprise when they reeled in a live bird from freezing waters in northwestern Pennsylvania. Watch the amazing video.

You know about 3D printing. It’s the burgeoning technology that allows people to print anything from car parts to guns at home. But did you know 3D printing is coming on strong in the fishing industry? Read about how this new tech will change our sport.

Costa Rica is well known for its world class saltwater fishing. Join two anglers on the trip of a lifetime.

Here are the top 10 flies for early-season Driftless Area spring-creek fishing.