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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.

Just because you're catching fish doesn't mean there isn't something better out there. A change in attitude can mean a much bigger haul. Here's why.

Snook is a very accessible fish for all anglers. Learn all the details of Florida snook harvest regulations and best practices.

Discover how one enterprising angler devised a method to shoot his bait in bow-like fashion to target slab crappie hiding under docks.

The Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation recently commissioned a study, and the results show that the state of our sport is healthier than ever. Read the top ten findings of the study.

Check out this video to learn how to fish live frogs for big walleyes.

A top captain divulges his secrets for stalking white marlin.

Learn everything you need to know about wake baits.

Learn exactly what it takes to catch a 10-lb. bass.

If you're brave enough to fish for wahoos, here are some tips and techniques to help you have a successful trip.

Recently, a Malibu resident made the news by catching a bluefin tuna on the beach — with her bare hands! Find out all about her remarkable catch.