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Joe Sarmiento

Joe Sarmiento
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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.

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Thinking about fishing for anchovy? Find out how the latest tackle stacks up and get some cheats to get you fishing anchovies faster.

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An extremely rare deepwater megamouth shark is caught by fisherman. Get the full story.

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During a recent expedition in the Gulf of Mexico, ocean explorers encountered a rare sight, the Vampire Squid. Check out the amazing video.

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Read a firsthand report about an insane marlin bite.

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Learn the factors that dictate how far and well you can cast a lure.

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A seasoned angler shines a light on the fake fishing of overstocked lakes.

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A climate change-prompted migration has created a major battle between North Carolina-based commercial fishermen and New York-based sports anglers. Find out what's at stake.

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Warmer water this summer from El NiƱo is going to this year's fishing dramatically. But that's just the beginning.

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In order for your drop shot to work effectively, you have to tie it correctly and use the right kind of hook. This article will teach you how.

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While many anglers consider the bowfin a trash fish, but one pro describes how he learned to appreciate this ancient fish.