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Fishing Report

Lingcod/Rockfish continue!!

Our 6 anglers gave salmon a good try this morning but not being able to find any salmon anywhere or any being reported, we opted to try the rockfish. This turned out to be a great decision. Our guests boated 60 nice olive, black and blue Rockfish to 3lbs. Plus the crew had limits as…

Salmon bite slows, Lingcod appears to be the golden ticket!!

Initially our bachelor party wanted salmon but due to the high volume of commercial salmon fishing the bite really slowed. (Expected to pick up next week) So we decided to go out and hit the deep rockfish grounds. We caught some beautiful lingcod to 18 lbs and quality copper rockfish. Tried for salmon on our…

Another banner day on the Taylor-Gene

Another banner day on the Taylor-Gene. After pulling huge rockfish up two at a time we switched over for lingcod. We were lucky enough to catch 4 big ones to 15#. When the wind came up we switched into salmon mode for the ride home. We trolled and caught a hog. Biggest fish of the…

Lots of fun on our evening potluck trip!

For our evening trip we took out our 5 anglers to the rockfish grounds where they had fun pulling on big black and olive rockfish. We ended with 6 olives and 3 Blacks. We fished live bait for a quality 10# lingcod. Air 62 water 55.    

As salmon scatter, Lingcod/rockfish fills in…

For our morning run we tried for salmon with no luck and then decided to head out to the rockfish grounds. We instantly got into action. Pulling up two huge fish at a time. We also caught and released 1 beautiful 20#salmon and continued to pull limits of rockfish. Air temp 64 water 54.    …

Salmon turn elusive so we turn to plan B..

After grinding on the salmon grounds for four hours we decided to pull the plug and go try for some rockfish. So we came back down the hill and caught a few real nice fish including a vermillion and a lingcod. Then off to the crab grounds where we pulled pots for enough crab for…

Salmon scattered throughout the Bay!

We fished a new area and we’re able to catch 3 quality salmon to 15lbs. The weather stayed calm all day.  We had overcast skies with an air temp of 60′ while water was 54′             

Salmon continues to produce…

High scores throughout the week lead to a lot of Sunday boat pressure. We were able to land 4 high grade king salmon to 18lbs. calm and glassy conditions today with water temp 54’ and air temp 62’.  Expecting bite to pick back up during the week w less pressure.             

It’s was a fire drill on the Salmon grounds!!!

Just when we thought it couldn’t get any better today it went WIDE OPEN! Fire drill back and fourth w doubles and triples. Battling sea lions and killer whales for our fish. Limits for 6 guests= 12 salmon to 18lbs plus a limit for the crew. Killer whales, humpbacks and gray whales in the tack….

Red hot on the Salmon grounds!!!

World class salmon bite today aboard the Taylor Gene! Early limits for our guests with 7 hookups and 7 fish landed, releasing one small one. We expect the bite to remain red hot! Water temp 53 air 60s. Calm sea. Boat loads of fun w fish to 15#.   

Family fun loading up on crab and landing limits!!

Today was world class on the Monterey Bay!  Our guests enjoyed pulling crab pots for 40 dungeness crabs and then ventured on to the rockfish grounds where we caught limits of  high graded Olive rockfish.. A crisp morning with water temps peaking to 53′ with an air of 57′ along with nice calm seas rounded…

Limits of rockfish for all!!!

Limits for 6 plus crew of quality local rockfish to 5 lbs. Sunny breezy weather was enjoyed by all. It was a great day aboard the Taylor-Gene!!