Fish Sniffer On Demand Digital Edition 3813 June 7-21 2019 - Page 29

27 June 7 - 21, 2019 SALTWATER VOL.38 • ISS. 13 SALTWATER REPORTS BERKELEY On the Happy Hooker’s most recent trip, Captain Jonathan Smith put his 30 anglers on 42 halibut. EAST BAY- Potluck fishing inside On the same day, Captain Chris San Francisco Bay remains red hot Smith’s anglers on the Pacific Dream with anglers landing big numbers of put 70 halibut and 4 stripers into the halibut and lots of bonus stripers. box. Outside the Golden Gate salmon Captain Quang Vo of Goldeneye action has gotten back on track and 2000 Sportfishing rounded up 31 anglers are scoring big beautiful kings halibut and 15 stripers for his 13 to 20 plus pounds. anglers on May 21. On May 24, Captain James Smith’s 17 anglers aboard the California Dawn rounded up 50 halibut to 20 pounds and added 10 stripers. “Today salmon fishing was as good as it gets,” said Captain Joey Gallia of New Easy Rider Sportfishing on May 24. “We boated 20 limits of beautiful kings to 17 Big halibut and big smiles. That’s been the scene aboard the Pacific Dream. pounds.” This fish was landed on May 19. Halibut & Salmon Delight Anglers Photo courtesy of PACIFIC DREAM SPORTFISHING, Berkeley. GRADY-WHITE SALMON SEASON SPECIALS These 2019 Models In Stock Now On another note, back on May 19 there was another kind of excitement aboard the New Easy Rider when Jake proposed to Kassie and she said yes. Fish On Jake! BODEGA BAY Rockfish, Lingcod Main Quarry During Temporary Salmon Closure BODEGA BAY - The salmon season reopened on May 18th, but the northwest winds hampered the ability to get to the abundant school of fish straight off of the harbor. Captain Rick Powers of Bodega Bay Sport Fishing and the New Sea Angler was out in 15 knots of wind on Saturday, May 25th, and he said, “We put in a fish per rod on the salmon before pulling the crab pots for 10-crab limits of big Dungeness crab.” “On Friday, we had a great combination trip Big lingcod have been coming over the rail for anglers with 26 limits of rockfish, Sonoma Coast with the Fish On Charters Team! a few lings, and 11 salmon fishing the Photo courtesy of FISH ON CHARTERS, Bodega Bay. to 14 pounds. We have been fishing straight out New Easy Rider Sportfishing of the harbor, and there are wads of anchovies from top to bottom. All of Departures from Berkeley Marina the conditions look fantastic as there are pelicans, whales, and murres all 3712 working the bait. There have been commercial boats with 10 fish days as there is a large body of fish off of Head,” he stated. “Once the winds back off, I know N ow B ookiNg the salmon bite will absolutely be phenomenal. The combination trips SALMoN, HALiBUT, BASS have been producing. If you can walk LiVE BAiT TRiPS off of the boat with a salmon and a ten-crab limit, you have had a heck of Rock & Ling Cod and Sturgeon a day,” he concluded. Reservations & Information Earlier in the week, Captain Eric (707)422-2050 Holthouse of North Bay Charters CONTINUED ON PG 29 Get Your Fish On! With The Bay Area’s Premier Sportfishing Family… Halibut Now Booking S.F. Bay Halibut & Striper Stripers Live Bait Potluck Trips! Lingcod Salmon Sharks & More 232 GULFSTREAM Charters & Open Loads Available Departing Daily From The Berkeley Marina Happy Hooker 208 ADVENTURE 228 HARDTOP (510) 223-5388 216 FISHERMAN Call Now for details and availability! Pacific Dream 3807 (510) 993-4414 Follow Us On Facebook Building On The Legacy of Capt. Jim Smith! Two Boats To Turn Your Fishing Dreams Into Reality! (408)371-6681 PACIFIC 3811 DREAM Captain Chris Smith’s 58’ Pacific Dream Captain Jonathan Smith’s 56’ Happy Hooker