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Salt Water

Berkeley (salt water open)
Updated 2014-10-22 20:27:24

Stripers are being caught from Point Pinole and Point Richmond on into the Delta. Pile worms and grass shrimp are working best. Perch bite is good at Point Richmond. Rubberlips weighing more than a pound are being caught on pile worms. Bay Tackle (510) 235-2032

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Bodega Bay (salt water open)
Updated 2014-10-01 20:46:01

Salmon bite has picked up again along Tenmile beach. Rock cod scores remain excellent in deeper water

 

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Capitola (salt water open)
Updated 2014-10-22 20:27:54

Rock cod bite slowed because of a swell during the weekend. Bite has recovered. (831) 462-2208

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Crescent City (salt water open)
Updated 2014-10-22 20:28:14

Salmon are moving through the Smith. Ocean conditions have been too rough and more wind is in the forecast. (707) 464-1650

 

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Emeryville (salt water open)
Updated 2013-12-04 17:01:23

Boats continue to get limits of crab and rock cod from the Marin coast or the Farallons. Lings are plentiful both spots if targeted. (510) 654-6040

Previous Report: 2013-05-15 21:13:13   Previous Report: 2013-05-08 21:27:03   Previous Report: 2013-05-02 04:47:30   Previous Report: 2013-04-24 17:17:03   Previous Report: 2013-04-17 15:51:02  

Eureka (salt water open)
Updated 2014-10-22 20:28:41

Big rain forecasted for this week. All the rivers should be open for the weekend. Ocean action has been slow. If boats can get out, rock fishing is good. Halibut has been slow. (707) 826-7201

Previous Report: 2014-10-15 21:21:30   Previous Report: 2014-10-08 19:16:20   Previous Report: 2014-10-01 20:46:45   Previous Report: 2014-09-24 16:30:58   Previous Report: 2014-09-17 19:23:00  

Fort Bragg (salt water open)
Updated 2014-10-15 21:21:50

The wait is on for crab season (Nov. 1). Boats haven’t been out for salmon. Some fish the shoreline for rock cod. (707) 964-3710

Previous Report: 2014-09-17 19:23:26   Previous Report: 2014-09-10 17:57:46   Previous Report: 2014-09-03 22:00:29   Previous Report: 2014-08-27 20:37:56   Previous Report: 2014-08-20 21:45:20  

Monterey (salt water open)
Updated 2014-01-29 21:56:40

Limits of crab and up to 50 sand dabs are being caught by anglers on trips out of Monterey. Trips stay in the bay. (831) 375-5951; (831) 372-7440

 

Previous Report: 2014-01-08 21:12:24   Previous Report: 2013-12-04 17:02:18   Previous Report: 2013-05-15 21:25:30   Previous Report: 2013-05-08 21:28:33   Previous Report: 2013-05-02 04:48:36  

Pacifica (salt water open)
Updated 2014-10-22 20:29:12

A few stripers are caught here and there. Perch fishing is good from the beach and the pier. (650) 355-8303, (650) 359-9790

Previous Report: 2014-10-15 21:22:53   Previous Report: 2014-10-08 19:16:44   Previous Report: 2014-10-01 20:47:10   Previous Report: 2014-09-24 16:31:32   Previous Report: 2014-09-17 19:23:48  

Pillar Point (salt water open)
Updated 2014-08-27 20:39:15

White sea bass weighing 20 to 40 pounds are being caught north and south of the harbor. Bass are taking live squid. Some have been caught near Martin’s Beach and south of the Ritz-Carlton but bite seems to have moved above Montara. Most are in 30 to 60 feet of water. A 70 pounder was caught in 90 feet of water. There’s a 12-foot great white shark roaming the area. Not a good spot for kayakers

Previous Report: 2013-12-04 17:03:22   Previous Report: 2013-11-27 16:28:43   Previous Report: 2013-05-15 21:27:06   Previous Report: 2013-05-08 21:30:39   Previous Report: 2013-05-02 04:50:04  

San Francisco Bay (salt water open)
Updated 2014-10-22 20:29:38

A few halibut are being caught. Some can be found beneath the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge.  Loch Lomond Marina (415) 456-0321

Previous Report: 2014-10-15 21:23:23   Previous Report: 2014-10-08 19:17:11   Previous Report: 2014-10-01 20:47:34   Previous Report: 2014-09-24 16:32:35   Previous Report: 2014-09-17 19:24:41  

San Luis Obispo (salt water open)
Updated 2014-01-29 21:57:24

Crab and dab trips go out on Fridays and Saturdays. Anglers are averaging four crabs per person and five sand dabs per person.  Patriot Sportfishing (805) 595-7200 http://www.patriotsportfishing.com

Previous Report: 2013-11-27 16:17:26   Previous Report: 2013-05-15 21:28:14   Previous Report: 2013-05-08 21:32:39   Previous Report: 2013-05-02 04:51:38   Previous Report: 2013-04-24 17:19:31  

San Pablo Bay (salt water open)
Updated 2014-10-22 20:30:23

Bass are in thick. Shoreline anglers can get bass to 7 pounds along the Marin County shoreline. Some cast lures, but best results come to bait anglers using mudsuckers, shiners or shrimp. Drifters go to the Brothers. There are small fish, but they are in numerous. (415) 456-0321

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San Simeon/Morro Bay (salt water open)
Updated 2014-08-27 20:40:48

White sea bass bite is tapering after a wide-open affair over the past weeks.. Skiffs are going eight miles south of Avila Beach. Squid has been best bait. Bass have been in the 15 to 30 pound class. Patriot Sportfishing (805) 595-7200

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Santa Cruz (salt water open)
Updated 2013-04-24 17:21:02

Wednesday was the best day of the season for Capt. Jimmy Charters, scoring six limits. Capt. Jimmy (831) 662-3020; Stagnaro’s Sportfishing (831) 427-2334

 

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Sausalito (salt water open)
Updated 2013-05-15 21:30:11

Hog Heaven, Outer Limits and New Rayann have been scoring well on trips outside the Gate. Early salmon limits were common before wind kicked up. No one has been out since Monday.

Previous Report: 2013-05-08 21:34:31   Previous Report: 2013-05-02 04:53:49   Previous Report: 2013-04-24 17:22:26   Previous Report: 2011-08-24 19:56:13   Previous Report: 2010-05-19 16:23:02  

Shelter Cove (salt water open)
Updated 2013-07-04 06:00:39

Salmon bite was slow early in the week but bigger salmon are being caught and action improved mid-week. Lost Coast Launch and Tackle, (707) 986-7000

Previous Report: 2013-06-20 06:15:45   Previous Report: 2013-06-12 21:07:16   Previous Report: 2013-05-22 21:02:01   Previous Report: 2013-05-09 10:12:43   Previous Report: 2013-04-24 17:22:55  

Suisun Bay (salt water open)
Updated 2014-10-22 20:30:47

Striper bite is on at the mount of Montezuma Slough. Some are between 10 and 15 pounds. Smaller bass are being caught from the Martinez Pier. Martinez Bait & Tackle (925) 229-9420

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Trinidad (salt water open)
Updated 2012-07-11 20:34:56

Anglers are going right off the head to catch salmon in 80 feet of water. The close to shore bite has been going on since the weekends. Sea lions are an issue. Most of the salmon are in the teens but a salmon caught on Tuesday weighed more than 25 pounds.   Northwind Charters (707) 616-5803, www.northwindcharters.net

 

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