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First Salmon, Then Lingcod… First Salmon, Then Lingcod…

Written By: Cal Kellogg,
September 16, 2014

The water was that soupy brown color that salmon love and there was almost zero swell. A half dozen commercial salmon boats were grinding to the south of us and beyond them a mix of private boats and charter boats lined up for the first...

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Salmon Provide Excitement, Rockfish Provide Meat

Written By: Cal Kellogg,
August 29, 2014

(Berkeley) The East Bay charter boat community is buzzing about the recent salmon action outside the Golden Gate. Anglers are averaging a fish per rod or better depending on the day and the fish are running big with plenty of 20 plus...

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Chasing Rockfish And Lingcod With The Delta Defenders Chasing Rockfish And Lingcod With The Delta Defenders

Written By: Dan Bacher,
August 29, 2014

For years, Roger Mammon, President of the West Delta Chapter of the California Striped Bass Association (CSBA), has been asking me when I see him at protests against the peripheral tunnels and meetings at the State Capitol, “When are we...

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Salmon Provide Excitement, Rockfish Provide Meat

Written By: Cal Kellogg,

(Berkeley) The East Bay charter boat community is buzzing about the recent salmon action outside the Golden Gate. Anglers are averaging a fish per rod or better depending on the day and the fish are running big with plenty of 20 plus pounders showing.

With salmon...

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Take Your Pick Of Salmon Or Bottomfish

Written By: Dan Bacher,

(San Francisco) Chinook salmon fishing off the Marin County Coast has improved while live bait anglers continue to haul in big catches of rockfish and lingcod.

A half-day trip aboard the Bass Tub on Saturday, August 9 produced 9 salmon to 30 pounds for 21 anglers. “The...

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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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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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Modesto, CA 95351
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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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Winkel Family Automotive, formerly Saturn of Reno, is located in Reno, Nevada which also serves the Truckee, Sparks, Carson City,...

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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: Saturday September 20, 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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Bay Striper off the Sea Wolf. Josh caught the first limit on the boat.

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