Fish Sniffer Magazine Volume 41 Issue 18 - Page 23

VOL . 41 • ISS . 18 November 11 , 2022
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SALTWATER REPORTS :
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MONTEREY BAY cont .
shrimp flies and live bait . There are still halibut being caught off Capitola The wind was calm and the swell was down ,” added Fraser .
On October 28 , Fraser reported , “ The rockfishing was great up the coast near Davenport . There were a few halibut caught near 4 Mile Beach . The tuna anglers said they hooked and lost some fish near the Fingers . The wind and swells were down .” Anglers fishing out of Monterey continue to bag limits of rockfish
This group of anglers nailed this bluefin tuna while fishing with Pacific Angler Sportfishing . It is rare to see a picture of a bluefin with the Golden Gate Bridge in the background . What an amazing catch !
Photo Courtesy of Pacific Angler Sportfishing
and some lingcod . The beginning of crab / rockfish combo trips , originally scheduled for November 5 , has been delayed . The next scheduled risk assessment by the California Department of Fsih and Wildlife is expected to occur on or around Nov . 23 , 2022 ., according to Chris ’ Fishing Trips . The 25 anglers fishing aboard the Star of Monterey landed limits of rockfish ( 250 ) on October 29 , while the 16 anglers aboard the Checkmate bagged limits of rockfish ( 150 ) and one lingcod the same day . On October 28 , the 32 anglers aboard the Star of Monterey caught limits of rockfish ( 320 ) and 24 lingcod , while the 26 anglers on the Checkmate landed limits of rockfish ( 260 ) and 10 lingcod . The anglers have been fishing with shrimp flies tipped with squid strips , bars , jigs , swimbaits and other lures off the reefs of the Monterey County coast . The recreational take of Dungeness crab using crab traps will be
temporarily restricted statewide when the season opens on Saturday , Nov . 5 due to presence of humpback and blue whales and the potential for entanglement from trap gear . Recreational take of Dungeness crab by other methods , including hoop nets and crab snares , is not affected by the temporary trap restriction and is allowed statewide beginning Nov . 5 , 2022 .
- Dan Bacher
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Ernie Marlan , from Elk Grove , was fishing with California Dawn II Sportfishing and using a 6oz Ahi Jig in sardine color when he caught these two lingcod near the Farallon Islands . Photo Courtesy of California Dawn Sportfishing

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This angler boated this nice salmon on a recent trip with Lovely Martha Sportfishing out of San Francisco , California . The ocean salmon season over , but Lovely Martha Sportfishing continues to put rockfish and lingcod on the deck .
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