Fish Sniffer On Demand Digital Edition Issue 3720 Sept 14-18 - Page 28

28 SALTWATER Sept 14 - 28, 2018 VOL.37 • ISS. 20 SALTWATER REPORTS: CONTINUED FROM PG 22 search for salmon. Captain Dennis Baxter of the New Captain Pete continues to run salmon BODEGA BAY cont. trips, and he has to travel north above fish on Saturday, and we are booked the Golden Gate to locate salmon on the through most weekends in September, but Marin coast. The local salmon from the there is plenty of room during the week.” Coastside Fishing Club smolt release Powers also stated that the loads during remain absent, although there have been the week have been light with as few as 9 reports of a few salmon in the harbor. In fishermen on board. any case, the local salmon scene inside Most party boats will be running the harbor is nothing like during previous rockfish/Dungeness crab combinations years so far this season. starting Saturday, November 3rd. Sherry Ingles of Half Moon Bay Sport - Dave Hurley Fishing said, “Rockfish have been the object of our interest around here, and limits of rockfish and a decent amount of lingcod are the rule. The Queen of Hearts put in 35 limits of rockfish including 4 cabezon along with 12 lings while the Riptide had 20 limits and 6 lings. Our HALF MOON BAY six-pack boat, the Que Sera Sera, put in Boats in Full Rockfish Mode 6 limits of rockfish along with at least one with Late Arrival of Coastside huge ling cod on Sunday. “Salmon fishing has been on and off, but Salmon there was an 18 pounder landed outside EL GRANADA - It’s all about rockfishing of the Buoy with rumors of a few salmon right now out of Half Moon Bay, but at in the harbor,” she said. “There have been least one party boat remains on the whales and anchovies near the breakwater by Mavericks, and hopefully, a few salmon will be attracted with the bait. Locally, rock crab are coming off of the breakwater, and geoduck clams are taken on low tides off of the beaches. The beaches look plowed after a low tide, and the geoducks are at least fist size.” - Dave Hurley The 2018 salmon season for anglers fishing aboard the Dragon out of the Emeryville Marina was incredible. These big fish were landed on August 28. Captain Hayden Mullins is headed back to Pittsburg as of press time for the fall striper season. Photo courtesy of DRAGON SPORTFISHING, Pittsburg. These anglers traveled outside the Golden Gate in search of chrome bright kings in late August and ended up bagging limits! Photo courtesy of NEW EASY RIDER SPORTFISHING, Berkeley. MONTEREY BAY 31 Lb. Lingcod and 20 Lb. Sheephead Lead Lopez Point Catches rockfish, 65 copper rockfish, 52 lingcod, 93 assorted rockfish and 48 vermilion rockfish aboard the Kahuna. “Captain Brian started out at the reef with the blues chomping away,” noted Jones. “We headed into shallower water with some nice vermilion, coppers, a few cabezon and lingcod. The weather was nice.” Rockfish and lingcod are also the reward for anglers fishing out of Fisherman’s Wharf in Monterey. The 29 anglers aboard the Checkmate out of Chris’ Fishing Trips bagged 4 lingcod and limits of rockfish on September 2, while the 22 anglers MOSS LANDING – Anglers enjoyed flat calm weather and excellent lingcod and rockfish action along the Monterey County Coast on the latest trips by the Kahuna to Lopez Point and Poi