December 24, 2018

Winter temps mean that our bigger, more glamorous game fish have headed to warmer oceans but shellfish hunting season is in full swing, and despite the colder temps we enjoy some of our best visibility this time of year.  But how do we deal with cooling water and colder air temps?  Easy!  Smart divers know that the...

September 10, 2018

This is meant to be a strategy overview for freedivers looking to get the most out of lobster season rather than full, exhaustive tutorial.  For information on lobster gear, how to measure a lobster, and Department of Fish and Wildlife license requirements, etc, I recommend visiting the nearest brick and mortar spe...

May 30, 2017

I'm of the opinion that the best part of hunting white seabass is eating white seabass.  It's firm, mild, and incredibly versatile--it can be grilled right on the grate, breaded and fried, eaten as sashimi, sauteed, served blackened, made into curries and stews, eaten as cold leftovers in a salad, and even cold smo...

April 13, 2017

Mike Raabe shot and edited this video last year with diver Scott Blume.  I'm sharing it because it's hands down some of the best white sea bass hunting footage that has been captured on camera to date, and I thought aspiring hunters or those traveling to Southern California to hunt in the kelp for the first time mi...