Monterey Bay - Central California Saltwater

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Opener Delivers Salmon Limits

Written By: Dan Bacher,
April 18, 2014

Trollers and moochers fishing Monterey Bay on the opening weekend of salmon season experienced one of the best openers in over a decade, with limits and near-limits reported by most charter and private boats.

The 30 anglers mooching...

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3 Lb. Barred Perch Tops Sand Crab Classic In Monterey Bay 3 Lb. Barred Perch Tops Sand Crab Classic In Monterey Bay

Written By: Dan Bacher,
April 8, 2014

Monterey Bay features one of the most diverse arrays of surfperch species found anywhere on the West Coast, so it is fitting that the city of Santa Cruz has played host every year since 2005 to the Sand Crab Classic Surfperch Tournament.

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California Recreational Ocean Salmon Season To Opening On April 5 California Recreational Ocean Salmon Season To Opening On April 5

Written By: Dan Bacher,
April 8, 2014

The long-awaited recreational salmon fishing season will open in California’s ocean waters on Saturday, April 5, 2014, from Horse Mountain in Humboldt County (40° 05' 00" N. latitude) south to the U.S.-Mexico border, according to the...

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Opener Delivers Salmon Limits

Written By: Dan Bacher,

Trollers and moochers fishing Monterey Bay on the opening weekend of salmon season experienced one of the best openers in over a decade, with limits and near-limits reported by most charter and private boats.

The 30 anglers mooching aboard the Kahuna out of Moss...

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Sanddabs, Crabs And Mackerel Reward Bay Anglers

Written By: Dan Bacher,

Until salmon season begins in April, sanddab and crab fishing from boats and rockfish and perch fishing from shore will be the best angling options for Monterey Bay anglers.

“We will be performing routine maintenance on the Kahuna and hopefully getting out for a few...

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Anglers Finish Up Season With Limits Of Lingcod And Rockfish

Written By: Dan Bacher,

Anglers found superb lingcod and rockfish action as the groundfish season neared its end on December 31.

“We had a wonderful day of fishing off Point Sur on Sunday, December 22,” reported Carol Jones of Kahuna Sportfishing. “The 19 anglers aboard the boat landed limits...

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Monterey Albacore

Written By: Forum Member: Hamachi_Kamas,
September 29, 2013

Fished with Brad aboard the Luty Fish yesterday. Launched @ grey. Conditions were not as forecasted - we had some wind and lots of residual windswell from the weeks blow. Mixed with some small groundswell, it was tough on us! We trudged forward heading for the 31/25 line? Not exactly...

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Guides and Services

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C & C Marine C & C Marine

Full Service Ranger Evinrude Mercury Dealer
Two Locations
747 S 9th Street 
Modesto, CA 95351
Phone: (209) 526-4120

7812 Auburn Blvd.
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Bob’s Marine Bob’s Marine

Bob's Marine has been in business as a full sales, service and accessory dealer for 25 years in the same location. We have two full...

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Winkle Family Automotive & Marine Winkle Family Automotive & Marine...

Winkel Family Automotive, formerly Saturn of Reno, is located in Reno, Nevada which also serves the Truckee, Sparks, Carson City,...

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KITTLES Outdoor & Sport Co. KITTLES Outdoor & Sport Co.

Kittle's Outdoor was established in 1999 by Scott and Patrick Kittle. It continues to be a family owned operation located in...

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Shasta Tackle Co. Shasta Tackle Co.

Shasta Tackle: It’s Not Just Gear, It’s A System Of Fishing
By Cal Kellogg
Several years ago I met Gary Miralles of the Shasta Tackle...

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Tips & Tactics for Monterey Bay
Halibut: You Know How To Eat Them, This Is How To Catch Them! Halibut: You Know How To Eat Them, This Is How To Catch Them!

Written By: Cal Kellogg

Ask Bay Area saltwater enthusiasts what their favorite gamefish is and you’ll get several different answers. Some guys will point to the...

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How To Mooch Up A Salmon Dinner How To Mooch Up A Salmon Dinner

Written By: Cal Kellogg

The conditions were ideal. It was late summer and a dense fog hung over the dark water. The groundswell was low and the surface was dotted...

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Deadly Salmon Trolling Techniques Using Hot Spot Flashers! Deadly Salmon Trolling Techniques Using Hot Spot Flashers!

Written By: FishSniffer Staff

Designed and produced by successful fishermen, Hot Spot’s deadly trolling approaches have been proven to catch more and bigger salmon time...

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Weather Report for Monterey Bay

Todays date: Tuesday April 22, 2014

Monterey Bay Fish Species
  • Saltwater Salmon
  • Saltwater Salmon
  • Rockfish
  • Rockfish
  • Halibut
  • Halibut
  • Saltwater Stripers
  • Saltwater Stripers
  • Albacore
  • Albacore
  • Lingcod
  • Lingcod
Whats Biting?

Saltwater Salmon

Rockfish

Halibut

Saltwater Stripers

Albacore

Lingcod



Water Level for Monterey Bay

Sorry. We don't have any water level information for Monterey Bay. Our information comes from the USGS.

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