Off the coast of Southern California and Mexico’s northern Baja California, life zones are often associated with banks and seamounts, such as the 17, Osborn Bank, Avalon Bank, 14 Mile Bank, 209, 181, 182, 9 Mile Bank, 43, 302, 390, 1010 Trench, Double 220 and others.Alan Kikuchi
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At least half of the opah caught offshore are hooked on heavy jigs fished deep. And most of the fish are caught at dawn and at dusk.
This big opah struck in the midst of an offshore tuna bite.Charles Howell