Ocean Charter Report


Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 5/5/2017 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 5/5/2017


CDFW-2017 Salmon Forecasts Point to Reduced Fishing Opportunities Commercial and sport anglers have received unwelcome news on the predicted return of Chinook salmon this year to California waters. State and federal fishery scientists presented updates on the numbers of spawning Chinook and the expected abundance for the upcoming fishing season […]

CDFW-2017 Salmon Forecasts Point to Reduced Fishing Opportunities 3/1/2017


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



The ocean conditions were flat beginning last week which meant for good fishing and then became windy later into last week/ weekend. Weather reports are showing 100% chance of rain starting on Tuesday afternoon (10/14/2014) and continuing into the weekend. Albacore Tuna Report There are some reports of Albacore tuna about […]

Ocean Fishing Report 10/13/2014





The ocean salmon season came to a close on 9/7/2014 and plenty of fish were caught in the 15-20 lb range! Rockfish and Pacific halibut will be the best option for off-shore ocean fishing until the season closes on 10/31/2014. See the Ocean Seasons Page for some shore based options. Albacore tuna […]

Ocean Fishing Report 9/8/2014