Fish Sniffer On Demand Digital Edition Issue 3715 July 6-20 2018 - Page 37

SALTWATER VOL.37 • ISS. 15 HALF MOON BAY cont. Sunday, and even in tough conditions, they have been returning with around ½ limits of rockfish along with a decent number of ling cod. The salmon aren’t affected by the weather like rockfish are, and when the weather is cooperative, limits are the rule.” - Dave Hurley MONTEREY BAY Big Sur Vermilions and Coppers Hit the Deck MOSS LANDING – The wind continues to be a problem on the Monterey County coast, but the boats are coming back with limits of rockfish and good numbers of lingcod when the weather allows. “The wind has been horrible lately,” said Carol Jones of Kahuna Sportfishing. “However, we were able to get down the coast on the weekend of June 23 and 24 and catch limits of rockfish and some nice lingcod.” On Saturday, the Kahuna made it Twin Rocks. The 16 anglers landed 17 canary rockfish, 20 copper rockfish, 7 lingcod, 83 rockfish and 40 vermilion rockfish. “On Sunday, the 15 anglers fished in shallow water off the Big Sur Coast and landed 10 lingcod and 150 rockfish,” she stated. On a previous trip to Point Sur blessed with calm weather, the 22 anglers landed 44 lingcod, 38 copper rockfish, 100 vermilion rockfish and 60 assorted rockfish. “On a good note, we have added a few 37 July 6 - 20, 2018 long range Point Lopez trips to our schedule in July,” added Jones. Chris’ Fishing Trips in Monterey reported solid fishing for rockfish and lingcod also. On June 24, 27 anglers bagged 48 lingcod and 65 rockcod aboard the Checkmate while the 9 anglers on the Caroline bagged limits of both lingcod and rockfish. “The halibut fishing was good in front of the harbor and down in Capitola,” reported Todd Fraser at Bayside Marine in Santa Cruz. “There were some scores of 1-3 salmon that I heard of near Soldiers Club. The wind is expected to calm down so anglers may want to run up the coast for the salmon. There were a few salmon caught in Ron and his buddies headed outside the Golden Gate aboard the New Easy Rider on the June 17 salmon opener and scored 140 feet of water early limits of big bad kings! near Natural Photo courtesy of NEW EASY RIDER SPORTFISHING, Berkeley. Bridges.” “The rockfish action was great up the coast in the deep PENINSULA SHORELINE owner and operator of Jig Addict Lures. water. There have been some small “The surf has been dead this week with Stripers, Perch Lead Coastal striped bass and white seabass hooked the water looking like washing machine. Angling Parade in Monterey Bay There’s been a few getting caught here off Capitola. The and there, except last weekend there was SAN JOSE - Striped bass fishing wind stayed down a hot bite for two days then it died down continues to be the top target for city all morning,” noted again.” he related. anglers, while others cash in on steady Fraser. Bucktail jigs and topwater lures have perch action. - Dan Bacher been the current choices for anglers Striped bass fishing was spotty at best fishing the surf from San Francisco to this week, according to Wayne Baker, Pacifica. Surf perch continue to be on the bite ,according to Baker. “They’re out there catching them but I haven’t chased them in 2912 a few weeks. You can usually go out and catch some on grubs or sand crabs taken from the sand,” he related.. 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 – Roland Aspiras SALMON • - ROCKFISH ROCKFISH • - ALBACORE ALBACORE SALMON 831-633-2564 831-633-2564 charter boat in Moss Landing - Monterey Bay WWW.KAHUNASPORTFISHING.COM Q ueen of H earts Predator Sport Fishing 4.23.10 Small Groups • Great Rates Excellent Sturgeon, Bass and Shark Fishing! The Bay’s Best Crew! 707-342-8481 • Light Tackle Rockfishing 650-728-3377 GOLDENEYE 2000 • Salmon Fishing (when allowed) • • Whale Watching • • Nature Trips • • Full Bait and Tackle Shop • Anglers drifting with live bait in San Francisco Bay this June have nailed good numbers of white sea bass. This fish was caught aboard the Happy Hooker on June 4. Photo courtesy of HAPPY HOOKER SPORTFISHING, Berkeley. 3408 Half Moon Bay Sportfishing and Tackle Pillar Point Harbor 5 Miles North of Half Moon Bay Coast Guard Approved - Professional Crew 35+ years Experienced Captain 56’ High Speed Stable Catamaran Halibut•Stripers•Rockcod Captain Quang Vo Call for CRAB COMBOS! 3508 Departs Daily from The Berkeley Marina RESERVATIONS: 510-610-0888