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Swim club has perfect day for fundraiser

The weather was perfect — warm, sunny, clear — with 72-degree calm water for the fourth fundraising swim for pancreatic cancer, pancan.org....

Catalina Channel Crossing, a win-win for Catalina teams

The US Outrigger Championship this past weekend brought teams from all over the world to race in the grand finale’ of the...

Islanders ready for 60th channel crossing

The Super Bowl of all outrigger championships takes place this weekend On Saturday and Sunday, 18 men and...

Finding strength, growth in Catalina Outrigger Canoe Club

Three years ago, upon arriving on Catalina Island for the first time and not knowing anyone, I looked for a social outlet. I...

Biggest fish stuns crowd at derby

The Catalina Kids Fishing Derby reeled in history this past week. As 31 anglers battled for spots to be on the winner’s stairs,...

Fishing Derby has biggest day of season to date

The Catalina Kids Fishing Derby had its biggest day of the year this Wednesday, July 24. The 22 anglers were hooking up everywhere...

Fishing Derby comes down to wire

The Catalina Kids Fishing Derby came down to the wire on July 17. The 19 anglers were hooking up everywhere and the winning...

What a Difference A Day Makes

The saying about “What a difference a day makes” had to be coined by an old salt. There is simply no other earthly...

Team lands massive bluefin

One of the largest bluefin tuna caught so far this year was reeled in by a crew of fishing friends this past week. According...

Catalina outriggers preparing for Super Bowl of Paddling

Excited men and women from Catalina Island recently celebrated after a 26-mile paddle (from Avalon Bay to the Isthmus and back) as they prepared...
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