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UltraLight Nearshore scoring Limits of Quality Rockfish and few decent Lingcod

5/27/21 Our recent ultralight trips have been staying clear of the rough and windy conditions offshore and enjoying consistent fishing on quality Rockfish up to 4lbs and a few Lingcod each trip up to 9lbs, we even landed an 11lb Halibut. We have been mainly fishing west of the lighthouse in 40-60′ of water.

5 nice Lingcod along with 3/4 limits Rockfish!

6 anglers ventured out west of Santa Cruz and boated 3/4 limits of Black, bomber Blues and Vermilion from 2-5 lbs, additionally 5 nice Lingcod were landed from 7-14 lbs. There was a steady west wind all day, no seas or swell.

4 Lingcod from 10-25 lbs!!

Our 6 anglers found fast action on rockfish and jumbo lingcod. They boated limits of quality black, brown and olive rockfish and 4 lingcod from 10-25 lbs. We tried Halibut and released 3 shorts. Air 67 clear with water at 59.    

Another banner fishing day on the Bay!!

Our charter of 6 anglers had another banner day on the bay! They boated limits of black, olive and vermilion rockfish. Plus a 9lb lingcod and 2 Halibut to 10lbs. Overcast and calm seas with air 62’ and water 58’.       

Limits of rockfish mixed with a few Halibut remain the ticket!

Morning report: Perfect conditions were enjoyed today! Our 6 anglers boated quick limits of jumbo olive, black and vermilion rockfish to 8 pounds. We switched to lingcod/ Halibut and caught 6 lingcod keeping 3 to 12 lbs. Also caught 8 Halibut keeping 2 to 6lbs. Air was 65’ with water at 60’.

Perfect conditions with early limits of Rockfish + 3 Halibut

Perfect sunny Santa Cruz were the conditions this evening! Our charter caught limits of black, olive and brown rockfish to 3 lbs. plus 2 lingcod to 7 lbs and caught 3 halibut keeping a nice 8lber. Air was a nice 70, Water at 61.  

Easy limits on the rockfish grounds!

Easy limits were obtained today of quality black and olive rockfish. We then tried the beach for Halibut and released a couple of shorts. Sunny and beautiful with Air at 65 and Water 60.    

Headed back to Salmon grounds for 5 hookups producing 2 quality fish!

The fishing was slower for us today on the salmon grounds. But we’re able to have 5 hookups for 2 quality fish. Water 54 air 60.       

World class whale watching with huge salmon!!

We spent our morning on the salmon grounds and we’re lucky enough to land 2 nice fish to 22 lbs. We had our chance at a fish per rod for our family of five today but you can’t catch them all. World class whale watching and huge salmon. Amazing day on the bay!! Water temp…

Salmon remains the favored ticket in the Monterey Bay!

Four of our regular guests came out for a hot day of salmon fishing! They landed six good grade salmon up to 18lbs. Anchovies and whales were also abundant. The seas were calm and fog burned off by mid morning. Give us a call to reserve your trip because now is the time to go…

Salmon bite turns red hot in the Monterey Bay!!!

We ran down to moss landing this morning to do some salmon fishing. We got into action immediately. The fish stayed with the boat all day. Our guests ended up with 8 big salmon to 18lbs. We lost as many as we caught. Light gear on the surface. Truly a world class salmon bite. And…

Halibut fishing continues to be the favorite…

Another great day halibut fishing on the Taylor Gene. Today we caught 9 halibut to 15lbs. In addition to the limits of halibut, we added a couple real nice lingcod to the mix. Come get some while they’re biting! The weather is great and the fishing is better. Air temp was 75’ with water temp…