Only one boat launch today, but they came back with two salmon from Abbott's Lagoon. Bob Boyle landed a 20 pounder and Craig Dahl of Mill Valley caught a 14. Both fish came on "Bubba Bait" in 80 feet of water near the bottom.
Sunday, October 19, 2014
Mike Nursement was first back with salmon yesterday. The other boats fishing the "north of Abbott's" area also picked up salmon. No birds yesterday to show the way but the fish were still in 100-130' of water. This one had anchovies, herring and squid in his belly.
Posted by Willy Vogler at 9:36 AM
Friday, October 17, 2014
These two stripers came from the surf yesterday. There's been a few caught from the beach in the last week or so, and even the surfers are seeing them while they're paddling out. There were some salmon caught off of Abbott's Lagoon in 100' of water (look for the birds). A diver tried the bar today for halibut and saw nothing but large Dungeness crabs and lots of dead squid. That sounds like the squid have spawned again by the outer buoy. There ought to be a few of those sea bass critters around, too.
Posted by Willy Vogler at 5:20 PM
Sunday, October 12, 2014
Between the wind earlier in the week and big swells now there's not much to report. One boat got out for some rockfish on Friday. Five divers worked the bar yesterday and didn't see any halibut (but one saw a personal best 14 angel sharks if you like those). They did see lots of large Dungeness crab. Red crabbers are doing well but also returning lots of big Dungies. Hopefully more to report later this week but the weather forecast is a bit flaky.
Posted by Willy Vogler at 10:52 AM
Monday, October 6, 2014
Finally, a halibut! Vic Shada caught this 21 pounder while he was mooching for salmon off of McClure's. He and his partner also caught three salmon. The only other boat that we launched today caught two limits of salmon on Ten Mile near Abbott's Lagoon and they were back by lunch time.
Posted by Willy Vogler at 6:07 PM
Sunday, October 5, 2014
This week's white sea bass was caught by Tom Cook. It weighed 47 pounds and was caught, I believe, off of McClure's Beach. Tom was actually targeting sea bass, so it wasn't an accident.
These are Friday fish caught by Tom Gerbi and Ed on the Shut Up and Fish. They came from 70 feet of water off of Abbott's Lagoon. There were more salmon caught there today but the bite slowed a bit for most of the trollers and the moochers seemed to do a little better. No halibut today but some nice rockfish came in.
Posted by Willy Vogler at 6:02 PM
Saturday, October 4, 2014
Miller Time limited on salmon yesterday and today. His fish all liked his blue trolling heads and were caught by Abbott's Lagoon.
Ron Johnson limited yesterday and brought home one nice one today. He was trolling near Abbott's as well. There were about 40 boats fishing the area today and most guys came back with salmon.
Hunter Hayes of Lodi caught this 36 pound salmon today while fishing with his father and Mike Gonzales on the Marisa Kay. They also limited on rockfish.
Posted by Willy Vogler at 5:45 PM