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Red Hot Lingcod Action Leads Angling Parade

Written By: Cal Kellogg,
July 20, 2014

Fishing has been outstanding for East Bay Charter boat enthusiasts departing from the Berkeley and Emeryville Marinas. Lingcod are providing the best action, but big rockfish, salmon, halibut and stripers are in the mix too.

Captain James...

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Thousands Of Pacific Herring Entrained At Delta Pumps This Year Thousands Of Pacific Herring Entrained At Delta Pumps This Year

Written By: Dan Bacher,
July 16, 2014

For commercial fishermen, the Pacific herring, Clupea pallasii, is the target of a valuable roe fishery in San Francisco Bay every winter. 

For recreational fishermen, the Pacific herring is a popular bait to fish for salmon, lingcod,...

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Shore Fishing Enthusiasts Battle Stripers And Halibut

Written By: Roland Aspiras,
July 12, 2014

Interest remains high for striped bass and halibut in the city, while others search out perch and crab.

Anglers tossing lures were catching halibut and a few striped bass along various piers, according to Stephanie Scott at Gus' Discount...

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Red Hot Lingcod Action Leads Angling Parade

Written By: Cal Kellogg,

Fishing has been outstanding for East Bay Charter boat enthusiasts departing from the Berkeley and Emeryville Marinas. Lingcod are providing the best action, but big rockfish, salmon, halibut and stripers are in the mix too.

Captain James Smith of California Dawn...

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Shore Fishing Enthusiasts Battle Stripers And Halibut

Written By: Roland Aspiras,

Interest remains high for striped bass and halibut in the city, while others search out perch and crab.

Anglers tossing lures were catching halibut and a few striped bass along various piers, according to Stephanie Scott at Gus' Discount Tackle.

"Bait is working, but...

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Rockfish And Lingcod Dominate Recent Catches

Written By: Cal Kellogg,

There are stripers, halibut and salmon available for East Bay charter boat anglers, but the action for these species has been up and down. The most consistent bite is coming from rockfish and lingcod.

Captain James Smith of California Dawn Sportfishing has been working...

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Fishing For Rockfish Off the Coast

Written By: Forum Member: KidFishRelease,
September 3, 2013

It was eight-thirty in the morning, nearly four hours since I had woken up to make the journey to Emeryville marina. My eyes were heavy as we boarded the New Huck Finn at six-thirty which was bound for the Farallon Islands, a rock-fisherman's paradise. But before we were even past the...

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Full Service Ranger Evinrude Mercury Dealer
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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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Tips & Tactics for San Francisco Bay
Surf Striper Lures Surf Striper Lures

Written By: Steve ‘Hippo’ Lau

It wasn't too long ago (or so it seems to old guys like me!) that surf fishing for stripers was a "manly" sort of endeavor.

The ten to...

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Targeting S.F. Bay Halibut With Live Bait Targeting S.F. Bay Halibut With Live Bait

Written By: Cal Kellogg

After an absence of a couple years, big numbers of halibut are once again holding within the confines of San Francisco Bay. With live bait...

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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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Weather Report for San Francisco Bay

Todays date: Friday July 25, 2014

San Francisco Bay Species
  • Halibut
  • Halibut
  • Saltwater Stripers
  • Saltwater Stripers
  • Saltwater Sturgeon
  • Saltwater Sturgeon
  • shark
  • shark
Whats Biting?

Halibut

Saltwater Stripers

Saltwater Sturgeon

shark



Water Level for San Francisco Bay

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

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