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Salt Water

Berkeley (salt water open)
Updated 2014-12-03 15:41:00

Weather has kept anglers off the East Bay shoreline. Striper can be found from San Pablo Bay to the Delta. Sturgeon are at the Mothball Fleet and in the sloughs.  Bay Tackle (510) 235-2032

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Bodega Bay (salt water open)
Updated 2014-11-19 19:53:10

Boats fishing for crab and cod near Fort Ross have been hauling in regular limits along with large lingcod.

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Capitola (salt water open)
Updated 2014-11-26 14:04:53

Rock cod bite has slowed a bit. Action is better in the kelp beds than out on the reefs. Jacksmelt are being caught off the pier as well as decent sized split tail, walleyes and black perch. (831) 462-2208

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Crescent City (salt water open)
Updated 2014-12-03 15:41:26

Crabbing is slow, but boats are able to get out. Success is hard to come by. (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 2014-11-26 14:05:57

Crabbing continues to be good. Mad River has salmon. Not many steelhead yet. Last week the Mad went from 200 cfs to 10,000 cfs. (707) 826-7201

Previous Report: 2014-11-19 19:54:28   Previous Report: 2014-11-12 16:08:16   Previous Report: 2014-11-05 15:37:21   Previous Report: 2014-10-29 15:45:23   Previous Report: 2014-10-22 20:28:41  

Fort Bragg (salt water open)
Updated 2014-11-26 14:06:17

Recreational crabbers go to Tenmile Beach and Pudding Creek and get full pots after overnight soaks. Tenmile is the most productive spot. Depth doesn’t seem to matter. Crabbers fishing from the jetty will have improved prospects once commercial crabbers start coming in and throwing their small crabs into the river before hitting the dock. (707) 964-3710

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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

 

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Pacifica (salt water open)
Updated 2014-12-03 15:41:53

Striped bass continue to show. In a five day span last week, 14 were caught from the pier, plus a few from shoreline. Striper sized ranged from shakers to 27 inches. Crabbing is good from the pier. (650) 355-8303, (650) 359-9790

 

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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

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San Francisco Bay (salt water open)
Updated 2014-11-12 16:24:14

All the action is in San Pablo Bay. Some striper action along the East Bay shoreline. Loch Lomond Marina (415) 456-0321

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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

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San Pablo Bay (salt water open)
Updated 2014-12-03 15:42:17

Stripers continue to be caught near China Camp. Sturgeon are being caught on the anchor near the Pumphouse. Stripers should be migrating toward the Delta. Sturgeon are moving down. Loch Lomond Marina (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.

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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

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Suisun Bay (salt water open)
Updated 2014-12-03 15:42:46

A handful of boaters caught striped bass in the shallows of Montezuma Slough with live bullhead. Few others went out due to weather. 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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