VOL . 36 • ISS . 14
June 23 - July 7 , 2017
assorted rockfish .
Anglers going out of Chris ’ Fishing Trips continue to see solid lingcod and rockfish action . For example , the 20 anglers aboard the Checkmate landed ¾ limits of rockfish and 40 lingcod on Saturday , June 10 . The 17 anglers aboard the Caroline landed ¾ limits of rockfish and 30 lingcod on the Caroline the same day .
“ There were only a few anglers fishing today due to the wind reports ,” reported Todd Fraser of Bayside Marine in Santa Cruz . “ There were some anglers who caught one fish in the Soquel Hole before they got blown off the water . There were a few halibut caught trolling near the Mile Buoy . The rockfishing was slow due to the wind . The wind picked up around 8:00 and never stopped . We hope it slows down in the next day or two .”
For salmon , the best area to target is near the east edge of the Soquel Hole down to Moss Landing . Trollers or picking up the kings on anchovies and lures 110-180 feet down in 170- 230 feet of water .
Big fish honors go to Klive , who landed a 26 lb . halibut while fishing a Bouncing Bobby rig in Monterey Bay , and Nate , who landed a 22 lb . halibut near the Mile Buoy . by Dan Bacher
excellent fishing over the weekend , according to Stefanie Scott at Gus ’ Discount Bait and Tackle in San Francisco .
“ Guys are out there tossing hair raisers and big jerkbaits for the stripers ! It seems the early mornings have been best , but there ’ s fish being caught through the day ,” she tipped .
Anglers representing the social media group , “ Depth Squad ” had great success , with Andrew Julian from San Jose scoring several striped bass to go along with some barred surf perch on June 1st .
Anglers in search of halibut were being sent to Crissy Field , where fair fishing was found by anglers tossing swimbaits and Rat-L-Traps , according to Scott .
Aaron Daglow of Slabzone Lures opted to stay away from the city shoreline and fish the north penninsula , where he recently found a halibut in the 15 pound class .
– by Roland Aspiras
Big S . F . Bay halibut have been consistently coming over the rail of the Golden Eye 2000 . These fish were caught in late May .
Photo courtesy of GOLDENEYE 2000 SPORTFISHING , Berkeley .
Striper Fishing Busts Wide- Open Off City Beaches
SAN FRANCISCO -Striped bass fishing broke wide-open along city beaches , while others opted to catch chunky halibut inside the bay .
Striped bass anglers working Baker and Ocean Beaches were rewarded with
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This beautiful 25 lb king was caught during a trolling adventure beyond the Golden Gate aboard the New Easy Rider on May 27 .
Photo courtesy of NEW EASY RIDER SPORTFISHING , Berkeley .
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