Fishing Report

Massive yellowfin tuna caught off Loreto

Why yellowtail off Point Loma showing up small

Dock Totals Jan 7 – Jan 13: 1,168 anglers aboard 66 boats out of San Diego landings this past week caught 127 bluefin tuna, 1,584 yellowtail, 82 calico bass, 303 sand bass, 568 rockfish, 1 ...

Rockfish closed, sculpin open as yellowtail and tuna still on the chew

How to avoid poisonous spines

Dock Totals Dec 31 – Jan 6: 1,554 anglers aboard 66 boats out of San Diego landings this past week caught 160 bluefin tuna, 943 yellowtail, 84 calico bass, 220 sand bass, 1,639 rockfish, 10 ...

Indications for local fishing in 2018

Compared to a year ago

Dock Totals Dec 22 – Dec 28: 2,001 anglers aboard 66 boats out of San Diego landings this past week caught 272 bluefin tuna, 1 skipjack tuna, 1,657 yellowtail, 34 calico bass, 48 sand bass, ...

Stocking stuffer for San Diego anglers — all-around good fishing!

Calico and sand bass are both doable in their winter realms

Dock Totals Dec 17 – Dec 20: 709 anglers aboard 37 boats out of San Diego landings this past week (4 days) caught 246 bluefin tuna, 398 yellowtail, 54 calico bass, 16 sand bass, 1694 ...

Bluefin and yellowtail for Christmas

Wasabi and ginger can add the right color

Dock Totals Dec 10 – Dec 16: 1,128 anglers aboard 60 boats out of San Diego landings this past week caught 893 bluefin tuna, 4 yellowfin tuna, 567 yellowtail, 6 calico bass, 19 sand bass, ...

Lots of elbow room

San Diego fishing Dec. 3-9

Dock Totals Dec 3 – Dec 9: 1,032 anglers aboard 59 boats out of San Diego landings this past week caught 577 bluefin tuna, 16 yellowfin tuna, 146 yellowtail, 23 calico bass, 16 sand bass, ...

Recreational fishing under attack?

“We get blamed for a lot of what the commercial guys have caused.”

“Recreational fishing in California is under attack every day,” says Wayne Kotow, executive director of the Coastal Conservation Association – California. In a year-end report to the Oceanside Senior Anglers on December 5th, he reported ...

Trout Derby drama at Dixon Lake

Boyfriend's fish caught near contest's closing has 1/3 oz. advantage

The City of Escondido’s 39th annual Trout Derby at Dixon Lake attracted hundreds of anglers from around Southern California on December 1–3. Even without the planting of huge Nebraska tailwalkers at this year’s opener, stringers ...

Bluefin limits in December — some lingcod tips

Dock totals Nov 26 – Dec 2

Dock Totals Nov 26 – Dec 2: 1,547 anglers aboard 74 boats out of San Diego landings this past week caught 1,027 bluefin tuna, 35 yellowfin tuna, 14 bigeye tuna, 57 yellowtail, 11 calico bass, ...

Thanksgiving goats that taste like crab

Boats posted limits of vermilions and whitefish.

Dock Totals Nov 19 – Nov 25: 2,251 anglers aboard 84 boats out of San Diego landings this past week caught 445 bluefin tuna, 47 yellowfin tuna, 4 skipjack tuna, 105 yellowtail, 75 calico bass, ...

Big bluefin tuna back at it — NEW video included

San Diego fishing November 12-18

Dock Totals Nov 12 – Nov 18: 1,295 anglers aboard 71 boats out of San Diego landings this past week caught 159 bluefin tuna, 971 yellowfin tuna, 1 skipjack tuna, 236 yellowtail, 70 calico bass, ...

Tuna still loitering as freezer filling time nears

Plan your trip around windy days

Dock Totals Nov 5 – Nov 11: 1,751 anglers aboard 86 boats out of San Diego landings this past week caught 106 bluefin tuna, 241 yellowfin tuna, 45 dorado, 828 yellowtail, 380 calico bass, 63 ...

Full moon brings on bluefin tuna bite

Hard to fish through the bonito

Dock Totals Oct 29 – Nov 4: 2,320 anglers aboard 106 boats out of San Diego landings this past week caught 536 bluefin tuna, 314 yellowfin tuna, 199 skipjack tuna, 87 dorado, 1,095 yellowtail, 1 ...

Always use a hot bait

1000 pounds of trout put in Santee Lakes

Dock Totals Oct 22 – Oct 28: 3,370 anglers aboard 141 boats out of San Diego landings this past week caught 123 bluefin tuna, 2,945 yellowfin tuna, 595 skipjack tuna, 368 dorado, 3,271 yellowtail, 1 ...

Too crowded in LA? Try the other Los Angeles.

San Diego fishing October 15-21

Dock Totals Oct 15 – Oct 21: 3,121 anglers aboard 136 boats out of San Diego landings this past week caught 289 bluefin tuna, 3,970 yellowfin tuna, 843 skipjack tuna, 103 dorado, 967 yellowtail, 1 ...

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