Quillback Rockfish Off the Menu Starting Aug. 7

(August 3, 2023) The California Department of Fish and Wildlife projects the combined recreational and commercial take of quillback rockfish will exceed the harvest limits specified in federal regulation for 2023 is...

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End in Sight for Pacific Halibut Season

(July 27, 2023) After a solid week of fishable ocean conditions, the end is near for our Pacific halibut season. With more good weather forecast through the weekend, it will be a...

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Anglers Await Steelhead on the Lower Klamath

(July 20, 2023) Steelhead have been trickling into the lower Klamath, and the fishing so far has been on the slow side. That's the tough news. The good news is the river...

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Eureka and Crescent City Top Ports for Halibut

(July 13, 2023) Anglers fishing out of Eureka and Crescent City enjoyed some of the best Pacific halibut fishing of the season this week. Both ports kicked out limits for boats willing...

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Pacific Halibut Fly Over the Rails

(June 29, 2023) A nice long stretch of fishable weather provided some pretty good Pacific halibut action from Eureka up to Crescent City. Private, and especially charter boats, have been putting a...

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Good Weather Ahead for Offshore Anglers

(June 22, 2023) After a few weeks of windy weather, which hasn't allowed for much consistent time on the water, it finally looks like we're going to string together quite a few...

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Gusty Conditions Slow Halibut and Rockfish Bite

(June 15, 2023) Gale-force north winds in June are historically common along the North Coast. And this year is certainly no exception. Following four fishable days last week, the north winds have...

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Wind Relents and Boats Get Back on the Water

(June 8, 2023) It's been a quiet week for offshore anglers along the North Coast. The wind and seas finally relented Wednesday, allowing the Eureka-based fleet of boats to get back on...

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Hot Action Continues for Pacific Halibut Anglers

(June 1, 2023) With no salmon season, Pacific halibut continues to be the focal point out of Eureka, Trinidad and Crescent City after another week of sizzling action. Eureka charter and sport...

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Plenty of Holiday Options for North Coast Anglers

(May 25, 2023) For anglers across the North Coast, Memorial Day weekend provides an excellent opportunity to try your luck at a variety of fishing locations. With plenty of options on the...

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Strong Start for Pacific Halibut and Rockfish

(May 18, 2023) Much like the Pacific halibut opener a couple weeks ago, Monday's rockfish season debut was curtailed by rough ocean conditions. Luckily the delay lasted just a day as boats were...

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Pacific Halibut Bite Slows

(May 11, 2023) After a hot start to the season, Pacific halibut action out of Eureka has since slowed. Last Monday's opener was blown out but boats were able to make it back...

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Windy Conditions Delay Pacific Halibut Opener

(May 4, 2023) The widely anticipated Pacific halibut opener was slated for Monday, but good ol' Mother Nature had other plans. Ocean conditions up and down the coast were horrible, with gale force...

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Pacific Halibut Season Kicks Off Monday

(April 27, 2023) May 1 marks day one of our abbreviated ocean sport fishing season on the North Coast as Pacific halibut will open Monday. Our rockfish season will follow, opening on May...

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Jetties Heating Up for Rockfish

(April 20, 2023) The boat-based rockfish season on the North Coast won't open until May 15 but that certainly doesn't mean fish tacos can't be on the menu. The jetties, the breakwater constructed...

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