Fishing Report

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2,633 yellowfin tuna, 12,021 yellowtail caught in San Diego August 6-12

Dock Totals August 6-12: 6,782 anglers aboard 253 boats out of San Diego landings this past week caught 106 bluefin tuna, 2,633 yellowfin tuna, 47 skipjack tuna, 3,010 dorado, 12,021 yellowtail, 546 calico bass, 7 ...

Dorado by kayak off La Jolla's Children's Pool

Last week's fishing was off the hook

Dock Totals July 30 — August 5: 6,658 anglers aboard 244 boats out of San Diego landings this past week caught 520 bluefin tuna, 1,527 yellowfin tuna, 28 skipjack tuna, 3,826 dorado, 15,653 yellowtail, 3 ...

Last week's dorado catch equalled nearly one third of last year's total

Yellowtail was over one quarter of all last year's

Dock Totals July 23 – July 29: 6,210 anglers aboard 220 boats out of San Diego landings this past week caught 57 bluefin tuna, 129 yellowfin tuna, 1,810 dorado, 15,825 yellowtail, 3,069 calico bass, 162 ...

Epic yellowtail, dorado fishing continues

While tuna remain sluggish.

Dock Totals 7/16 – 7/22: 5,128 anglers aboard 200 boats out of San Diego landings this past week caught 90 bluefin tuna, 24 yellowfin tuna, 727 dorado, 10,126 yellowtail, 2 white seabass, 3,813 calico bass, ...

Lots of yellowtail

Much bigger fish for the Dorado Shootout

Dock Totals July 9 – July 15: 4,197 anglers aboard 163 boats out of San Diego landings this past week caught 33 bluefin tuna, 28 yellowfin tuna, 89 dorado, 3,804 yellowtail, 2 white seabass, 3,370 ...

Another opah caught

Big bluefin tuna still here, still stubborn

Dock Totals 7/2 – 7/8: 4,009 anglers aboard 134 boats out of San Diego landings this past week caught 46 bluefin tuna, 12 yellowfin tuna, 16 dorado, 552 yellowtail, 2 white seabass, 2,406 calico bass, ...

Rockfish counts doubled and calico bass counts went down by half

San Diego fishing report for late June

Dock Totals 6/25 – 7/1 3293 anglers aboard 132 boats out of San Diego landings this past week caught 49 bluefin tuna, 17 yellowfin tuna, 513 yellowtail, 1 white seabass, 1,114 calico bass, 63 sand ...

Inshore fishing produces good mix; Mako Bob Kayak Halibut Tournament results

When a kayak angler living in Baja says it’s too tough, it’s too tough.

Maybe the hot, hot weather and/or the big tide swing put a damper on the tuna fishing for the second week in a row. Yes, the yellowfin and bluefin are around, as is their cousin ...

Calico Bass firing up in the kelp, tuna action slow

San Diego fishing report for mid-June

Lots of long boat rides with little results for those boats hunting tuna in local waters out to 40 miles or so. A few biters were coaxed out of the metered and sighted schools along ...

Offshore tuna cools a bit while the bays heat up for corvina and halibut

Will current IGFA record of 10.6-pound shortfin corvina be broken?

The word is that the shortfin corvina and halibut are on the chew in the bays. San Diego Bay and Mission Bay can be excellent fisheries for spotted bay bass and sand bass through the ...

Yellowtail numbers drop dramatically

Two more opah caught

A lot of boats went out and worked hard for the tuna with mixed results from a long boat ride for nada to maybe a fish per rod on the best runs. It doesn’t seem ...

More big bluefin; yellowfin close

One out of ten fish kept off the Baja coast

Yellowfin tuna, big ones in the 50-pound class, are showing up within ¾-day range along with bluefin tuna and bonito that are still around. The San Diego reported two bluefin tuna over 100 pounds (one ...

The larger fish are coming

Long-range season ends with a slow bite

It’s been an odd week in the blue with a humpback whale taking a tour of Ventura Harbor, and great whites posting up just out of the lineup as might the one surfer too far ...

Yellowtail going off between blows; CNR calico fishing heating up

The week in San Diego fishing

Rough seas and high winds kept the counts low early in the week as not many boats ventured out. By Wednesday, the wind started laying down, boats got out and the yellowtail went on the ...

Another opah caught

And the first local yellowfin tuna of 2017 hits the deck

Yellowfin tuna have moved into the overnight range within 80 miles of Point Loma. Though they just caught a scratch, a few good sized schools were sighted and metered. The bluefin tuna bite picked up ...

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