Fish Sniffer On Demand Digital Edition Issue 3624 Nov 10-24 2017 - Page 29

SALTWATER VOL.36 • ISS. 24 MONTEREY BAY Coastal Anglers Battle Rockfish, Lingcod MOSS LANDING – Rockfish and lingcod fishing continues to be superb for anglers fishing venturing on bottomfish trips to Point Lopez. “Our latest trip produced limits all-around of lingcod and rockfish,” said Carol Jones of Kahuna Sportfishing. “We caught loads of nice vermilions once again and enjoyed fantastic weather.” The 23 anglers on the full day trip landed 20 copper rockfish, 46 lingcod, 72 rockfish and 138 vermilion rockfish while using a variety of shrimp flies, jigs, bars and baits. “Then a trip near Point Sur on Saturday, October 28 produced ¾ limits of rockfish, 21 lingcod and one cabezon for 25 anglers,” she said. “It was windy and the swell was up.” J.J, skipper of the Chubasco out of J & M Sport Fishing in Monterey, reported limits of rockfish and 15 lingcod to 11 pounds for 11anglers aboard the Sur Randy Sunday, October 29. The anglers fished whole squid outside of Point Pinos. “On the day before, the 37 anglers aboard the Chubasco bagged 21 lingcod and limits of rockfish,” said J.J. “The swell was up and they fished whole dead squid again, this time south of Point Joe. We also ran an afternoon trip that produced limits of rockfish and lingcod for 13 anglers. The fish started really biting right before dark.” When the weather cooperates, anglers are nailing good numbers Nov. 10 - 24, 2017 27 of rockfish and lingcod at Natural Bridges, Davenport, and Franklin Point, reported Todd Fraser of Bayside Marine in Santa Cruz. “The surfperch fishing has been good along the Monterey Bay State Beaches for anglers using plastic grubs and other baits,” he added. - Dan Bacher PENINSULA SHORELINE Surf’s Up, Perch Bite’s Down SAN FRANCISCO - Perch continue to be landed along the city shoreline despite dwindling pressure. Anglers belonging to the More Than Fishing Facebook Fall halibut action has been great aboard the Bass Tub. These big fish were pulled out group found of San Francisco Bay in late September. success soaking Photo courtesy of BASS TUB SPORTFISHING, San Francisco. sandcrabs and shrimp before large swells pounded the coast. Stefanie Scott at Gus’ Discount Bait and Tackle related slow fishing to the recent arrival of large swells. “It’s better for surfing and not too great for fishing,” she exclaimed. “If you’re looking for perch check out Van Ness for some rainbow perch,” she added. Striped bass and halibut interest and action was slow at the press time. – Roland Aspiras Jason Graves was working the bottom along the Marin County coastline on October 16 when this husky cabezon decided to strike. Photo by ANDREA KUKULKA, Sacramento. 2912 Q ueen of H earts SALMON • - ROCKFISH ROCKFISH • - ALBACORE ALBACORE SALMON 831-633-2564 831-633-2564 4.23.10 Get to the fishing grounds Get fast on to our charter grounds boat in Moss fast Landing-Monterey the 50’ fishing on our 50’ Bay charter boat in Moss Landing - Monterey Bay WWW.KAHUNASPORTFISHING.COM Half Moon Bay Sportfishing and Tackle Light Tackle Rockfishing 650-728-3377 Clea