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.
Tenkara fishing is an ancient Japanese form of fly fishing that doesn't utilize a reel. It uses a long rod (typically telescoping) and just the line and fly to catch fish. Find out why its popularity is booming in the U.S.
Spotted bass are native to the Coosa River in Alabama and can be found in many of the Gulf states. Within their fisheries, there are usually largemouth as well. If you want to target spots, don't miss this useful guide.