CALIFORNIA: As winds let up. a fleet of trollers went to work off Slide Ranch near Sausalito and almost all got two or three fish from 9 to 14 pounds; OG.
SAILFISH: FLORIDA: FG from Palm Beach through Florida Keys; S.V.R. Spaulding of Buffalo took Miami tourney lead with 75-pounder hooked off Alligator Reef.
MEXICO: FF at Acapulco with charter boats averaging slightly better than one sailfish daily; blue water is close inshore but cold.
WEAKFISH: MISSISSIPPI: Trout are showing in fair numbers around islands off Biloxi and in Bay of Biloxi; OF and improving.
TEXAS: Night fishermen are taking many good catches of weaks in Aransas Pass and Rockport Basin; OG through March.
FLORIDA: On west coast, best bet is Gulf flats off Anclote River and Ozona (between Clearwater and Tarpon Springs) with live shrimp or nylon jigs getting results.
WAHOO: FLORIDA: Ed Glasco and Earl Kreiner, mates on deep-sea party boat Miss Judy out of Johns Pass, caught a 48�-pound wahoo last week. They saw the fish in shallow water near their dock, jumped in and cornered it with hands and feet, lugged it ashore. "Very strong men," said some; "Very sick fish," said others.