La Jolla Cove Black Sea Bass – 628Lbs – Donnie Tomlinson

Nowadays if you did something "Bitchen" like catch a huge fish well, most would take a digital photo, upload it on the internet and sent it to all their friends, and of course have bragging rights for the next zillion years. But, what if that fish was a huge   628lb Black Sea Bass - and back in … [Read more...]

La Jolla Abalone Diving – Bird Rock, Casa Pool and Cove

Back in the good old days, La Jolla abalone  diving was just a matter of getting into the water and searching for these  uniques creatures. Or in the area of Bird Rock, at low tide one could walk out and over turn rocks and there would be these wonder creatures.  The prime spots were Bird Rock to … [Read more...]

Donnie Tomlinson – Legendary San Diego/La Jolla Lobster Fishermen

To a lobster connoisseur, you think only of California’s Spiny Lobsters because of its excellent sweet taste. When thinking of those that fish lobsters, there is only one;  San Diego’s  La Jolla legendary fisherman, Donnie Tomlinson. Donnie grew up in La Jolla, his dad owned La Jolla Cab, whose … [Read more...]

La Jolla Abalone Dive – Mac Meda Contest

Why would anyone brave cold and potentially dangerous surf, unpredictable currents, and stories of bull-shitting, man-eating sharks for abalone? Strangely enough, ab divers spend an estimated $6,000,000 and $10,000,000 for abalone and at $100 per pound in places, we are talking a serious … [Read more...]