United States
39° 26' 37.0212" N, 123° 57' 9.216" W

Fishing Reports

Average: 3 (1 vote)

Well, the first month of 2015 is behind us now. I fished just about 1/2 the month for crabs (since thats the only thing a person can fish for from a boat here right now). We did good with pulling limits 80% of trips. On some of my trips , Ive only averaged a crab per pot. Tough! That just means we have to pull a lot of pots. So thats what we did. Like I say, limits 80% of the time. The ocean overall has been very nice. Today when I came in at noon, it was 64 degrees. Not to mention all the whales out. I saw a whale breach this morning while we were  crabbing, and again later when I was actually on a whale watching trip. Todays trip was better. We averaged 6 crabs per pot. Nice big ones too. This year most certainly has  been the nicest grade. We had several pots with over 10 keepers in them with the best one having 12. I hope that is a sign of things to come. If not, well still have fun hunting them! Fish-On!! 

Capt Randy 

Average: 3 (1 vote)

Fort Bragg (fresh water open)

Ocean calmed Monday but it is supposed to kick up mid-week. Nothing happening here until it’s safe to go out. (707) 964-3710


Iron Gate/Copco (fresh water river)

Yellow perch bite is on and in full swing

Average: 3 (1 vote)

Recreational crabbers go to Tenmile Beach and Pudding Creek and get full pots after overnight soaks. Tenmile is the most productive spot. Depth doesn’t seem to matter. Crabbers fishing from the jetty will have improved prospects once commercial crabbers start coming in and throwing their small crabs into the river before hitting the dock. (707) 964-3710

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