Fishing for Albacore in Northern California


Albacore Tuna stay farther offshore than Salmon, making them more of a challenge. They are prized for their fight as well as their good eating. Albacore are found off the California coast from June through Read More

Fishing for Rockfish Out the Golden Gate


Rockfish and Ling Cod are caught along the coast and offshore. The season for rockfish, cabezon, greenling, and ling cod is June 1, 2012 through December 31, 2012. These species may only be taken in Read More

Fishing for Striped Bass in San Francisco Bay


Striped Bass are found in many places in San Francisco Bay, and up into the delta. Trolling is the most popular fishing method for stripers, and the best fishing is on a strong incoming tide Read More

Fishing on San Francisco Bay


San Francisco Bay offers many salt water fishing opportunities, whether you want to fish from your own boat or are looking for a party boat (fishing charter boat) to go out on. There’s deep sea Read More

Fishing Reports for San Francisco Bay


See also our guide to fishing on San Francisco Bay and out the Golden Gate, and our list of online fishing resources. San Francisco Bay Fishing Reports San Francisco Bay San Pablo Bay Fishing Reports Read More

Halibut Fishing Near San Francisco


Halibut are caught both inside the bay and along the coast outside the Golden Gate. Fishing for Halibut means bouncing a weight along the bottom, where halibut stay. Common spots for halibut in the bay Read More

Salmon Fishing near San Francisco


In the spring and early summer, many salmon are typically caught along the northern California coast. The most common fishing areas near the Golden Gate are the coast of Marin, south of Bolinas, and the Read More

Shark Fishing in San Francisco Bay


Sharks are also caught in the bay and along the coast. The beautiful leopard sharks are the most common, but sixgill, sevengill, and soupfin sharks are also caught. Like sturgeon, sharks are generally caught while Read More

Sturgeon Fishing


Sturgeon can grow to more than 13 feet long, but you must release any that are not between 46 and 66 inches long. Sturgeon fishing is best in the winter, and most fishing is done Read More