California Halibut


Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 5/26/2017 Saltwater Reports Salmon Historically low numbers of fall-run and winter-run Chinook salmon have prompted the California Fish and Game Commission (FGC) to drastically limit the state’s salmon fishery for 2017. The ocean salmon season north of Horse Mountain will be completely closed in 2017. All […]

Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 5/26/2017


Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 11/25/2016 Reports Oceans: Dungeness Crab – Dungeness crab reports have been good outside of Humboldt Bay when conditions have allowed. Decent sizes and quality too. North of the Sonoma-Mendocino county line is scheduled to open on Dec. 1. 2016. Commercial fishermen are allowed a 64-hour gear setting period before the season […]

Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 11/25/2016



Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 11/18/2016 Reports Oceans: Dungeness Crab – Dungeness crab reports have been good outside of Humboldt Bay when conditions have allowed. Decent sizes and quality too. Point Reyes commercial crab season opened on Nov. 15, but some areas are closed due to high levels of domoic acid. The commercial Dungeness […]

Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 11/18/2016


Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 11/11/2016 Reports Oceans: Dungeness Crab – Dungeness crab season opened with rough ocean conditions and there were small windows of opportunity to soak some pots. For those lucky enough to dump some pots, they were rewarded with a decent catch. Keep watch for the swell conditions for […]

Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 11/11/2016



Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 9/30/2016 Reports Oceans: Shelter Cove – Salmon fishing has been very slow over the past few weeks. The Rockfish bite is also slow with anglers having to work harder than usual for limits. Eureka – The weather over the past week has prevented most anglers from […]

Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 9/30/2016


Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 9/16/2016 Reports Oceans: Shelter Cove – The Salmon bite out by Bread and Butter has been red hot this past week with easy limits. Anglers have been making runs to tuna grounds with mixed success over the last couple of weeks. The Rockfish and Lingcod bite […]

Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 9/16/2016



Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 9/2/2016 Reports Oceans: Shelter Cove – The Salmon bite out of Shelter Cove has been steady with a really nice grade of fish being caught. The Rockfish and Lingcod action has been stellar and there are plenty of nice sized Lingcod around. There are still a […]

Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 9/2/2016


Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 8/26/2016 Reports Oceans: Shelter Cove – The kayak fishermen out of Shelter Cove have been on an incredibly hot bite. One angler returned with two California Halibut, a Salmon, and an 8ft thresher all in one day. The bite has been along Deadmans in 10-20ft of […]

Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 8/26/2016



Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 8/19/2016 Reports Oceans: Rockfish – The Lingcod have been on the chew from Shelter Cove to the Cape. The Rockfish bite out of Trinidad has been decent when conditions allow. Salmon – The King Salmon fishing out of Shelter Cove remains hit or miss. Most boat […]

Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 8/19/2016


Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 8/12/2016 Reports Oceans: Rockfish – The Lingcod are prevalent along the Humboldt County coast and limits are easy to catch. The Rockfish bite has been slower than usual but limits are still possible. Salmon – The best bet for limits of King Salmon in Humboldt County […]

Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 8/12/2016