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Half Moon Bay Fishing



Top Half Moon Bay Fishing Spots

  1. Deep Reef
    12/31/2012 12:32:18 AM - Deep Reef 37.21.30 / 122.37.03


  2. Shipwreck of destroyer USS Thompson (DD-305) in San Francisco Bay
    4/23/2011 12:47:53 AM -

    37.553413000 -122.157656000

  3. Sand Dab Hole
    12/31/2012 12:58:05 AM - Sand Dab Hole 37.23.20 / 122.28.45


  4. Port of Redwood City
    7/14/2016 11:25:53 PM - port of redwood city


  5. JAMES ROLF
    4/17/2012 10:53:57 AM - Attributes RECRD 50127 VESSLTERMS JAMES ROLF FEATURE_TYPE Not Charted LATDEC 37.474939 LONDEC -122.484422 GP_QUALITY Poor DEPTH 0 SOUNDING_TYPE YEARSUNK HISTORY SURVEY REQUIRE


  6. Joeys Spot
    5/5/2017 3:34:44 PM - Joeys Spot


  7. OBSTRUCTION
    4/22/2015 10:50:48 PM - Attributes RECRD 54137 VESSLTERMS OBSTRUCTION FEATURE_TYPE Obstruction - Submerged LATDEC 37.784722 LONDEC -122.270639 GP_QUALITY High DEPTH 17 SOUNDING_TYPE Feet and tenths Y


  8. del valle
    3/2/2013 12:57:56 PM - cAtch


  9. Potato Patch Shoal
    10/31/2018 10:51:27 PM -


  10. Yellow A Buoy
    5/19/2018 10:29:34 AM -



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Half Moon Bay Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Half Moon Bay, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Pacific Herring

  2. Pacific Herring

    There is a 29.51% catch rate for Pacific Herring, based on 36 Pacific Herring counted.

    Half Moon Bay Pacific Herring Counts Chart
    Pacific

    ENLARGE HALF MOON BAY PACIFIC HERRING COUNTS CHART


  3. Cabezon

  4. Cabezon

    There is a 16.39% catch rate for Cabezon, based on 20 Cabezon counted.

    Half Moon Bay Cabezon Counts Chart
    Cabezon

    ENLARGE HALF MOON BAY CABEZON COUNTS CHART


  5. Spiny Dogfish

  6. Spiny Dogfish

    There is a 13.93% catch rate for Spiny Dogfish, based on 17 Spiny Dogfish counted.

    Half Moon Bay Spiny Dogfish Counts Chart
    Spiny

    ENLARGE HALF MOON BAY SPINY DOGFISH COUNTS CHART


  7. Sturgeon

  8. Sturgeon

    There is a 12.3% catch rate for Sturgeon, based on 15 Sturgeon counted.

    Half Moon Bay Sturgeon Counts Chart
    Sturgeon

    ENLARGE HALF MOON BAY STURGEON COUNTS CHART


  9. Bocaccio

  10. Bocaccio

    There is a 7.38% catch rate for Bocaccio, based on 9 Bocaccio counted.

    Half Moon Bay Bocaccio Counts Chart
    Bocaccio

    ENLARGE HALF MOON BAY BOCACCIO COUNTS CHART


  11. Common Carp

  12. Common Carp

    There is a 7.38% catch rate for Common Carp, based on 9 Common Carp counted.

    Half Moon Bay Common Carp Counts Chart
    Common

    ENLARGE HALF MOON BAY COMMON CARP COUNTS CHART


  13. Rainbow Trout

  14. Rainbow Trout

    There is a 4.1% catch rate for Rainbow Trout, based on 5 Rainbow Trout counted.

    Half Moon Bay Rainbow Trout Counts Chart
    Rainbow

    ENLARGE HALF MOON BAY RAINBOW TROUT COUNTS CHART


  15. Starry Flounder

  16. Starry Flounder

    There is a 4.1% catch rate for Starry Flounder, based on 5 Starry Flounder counted.

    Half Moon Bay Starry Flounder Counts Chart
    Starry

    ENLARGE HALF MOON BAY STARRY FLOUNDER COUNTS CHART


  17. Coho Salmon

  18. Coho Salmon

    There is a 0.82% catch rate for Coho Salmon, based on 1 Coho Salmon counted.

    Half Moon Bay Coho Salmon Counts Chart
    Coho

    ENLARGE HALF MOON BAY COHO SALMON COUNTS CHART


  19. Green Sunfish

  20. Green Sunfish

    There is a 0.82% catch rate for Green Sunfish, based on 1 Green Sunfish counted.

    Half Moon Bay Green Sunfish Counts Chart
    Green

    ENLARGE HALF MOON BAY GREEN SUNFISH COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 14 species of fish and 122 fish counted for February around Half Moon Bay.

To date, there are 59 species of fish and a total of 16879 fish counted for Half Moon Bay and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1853 (170 years).

Last Update: 2/1/2023 2:09:48 AM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

View full Half Moon Bay Fishing Forecast to see all species and best lures and colors to use.

Latest Half Moon Bay Fishing Reports

  • S F Fishing report 11/26/22
    11/26/2022 3:59:40 PM - Hey Fishermen I am back working at the Castro Valley office. My deckhands went out on their own 2 days ago and had some great action. They landed an oversized and a slot fish


  • S F Fishing Report 11/17/22
    11/17/2022 2:22:18 PM - Hey Sturgeon Fishermen I am back working in the Castro Valley office. Flash I is having great sturgeon action this morning. Many fish landed before 10:30 am. They released 3


  • SF Fishing Report 11/5/22
    11/5/2022 7:12:02 PM - While Flash 1 is hooking sturgeon out of Pittsburg Flash 2 was up the coast roping the lingcod. They ended early with limits of lingcod. They also had more than they needed o


  • SF Fishing Report 11/3/22
    11/3/2022 8:58:00 PM - Hey Fishermen The rockfish are biting! The sturgeon are also doing very well. Flash II did a half day kids rockfish trip today. They had a blast! Flash I is fishing sturgeon


  • SF Fishing report 10/31/22
    10/31/2022 6:43:24 PM - Hey Fishermen I am back home from the meat hunt in Wyoming. All the meat is processed and in the freezer. Had some breakfast sausage this morning and it is great just like la


  • S F Fishing Report 10/21/22
    10/21/2022 5:52:06 PM - Hey Fishermen Flash 1 was in early with limits of bass and halibut today. It was a light charter. I have room tomorrow. Give me a call.Captain Steve TalmadgeBoat mobile and b


  • S F Fishing Report 10/16/22
    10/16/2022 9:47:22 PM - Hey Fishermen We had a great day fishing today. The fish are on the bite. Flash 2 had a full load of 6 fishermen. They had a limit of bass a couple halibut and a mess of rock


  • S F fishing report 10/10/22
    10/10/2022 4:16:32 PM - Hey Fishermen I just returned from my Wyoming deer hunt. It was the deer hunt of a lifetime for me. That report is coming next on Steve Talmadge Facebook page. My captains ke


  • S F Fishing report 9/29/22
    9/29/2022 4:54:19 PM - Hey Fishermen Fishing has been good since the last report. We had some good halibut fishing in the bay. I am going to keep both boats fishing the bay and ocean through Octobe


  • S F Fishing Report
    9/8/2022 7:26:21 PM - Hey Fishermen We have been busy. After the last report the salmon was doing pretty good but has slowed. I am surprised how good the halibut fishing is in the bay during the l


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Top Half Moon Bay Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Half Moon Bay Sportfishing and Tackle
    Half Moon Bay Sportfishing and Tackle, located on the coast about 20 miles south of San Francisco, the only stop you have to make for the fishing adventure of a lifetime! We have the supplies you need for a fantastic day on the water onboard the char

  2. Gus' Discount Tackle


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Top Half Moon Bay Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Half Moon Bay Sportfishing and Tackle
    Half Moon Bay Sportfishing and Tackle, located on the coast about 20 miles south of San Francisco, the only stop you have to make for the fishing adventure of a lifetime! We have the supplies you need for a fantastic day on the water onboard the char

  2. Flash Sport Fishing
    Captain Steve Talmadge has seriously fished the San Francisco Bay waters since 1970, both commercial and sport fishing. He has a Coast Guard Masters License and is fully insured. He likes to guide small groups; no more than 6 anglers per trip. This a

  3. Riptide Sportfishing
    Offering deep sea fishing and whale watching tours off the San Mateo, San Francisco Bay area coast. Rock Fish (shallow water - light tackle, and deep sea) seasonal, Salmon and tuna (in season)

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Top Half Moon Bay Marinas

  1. Lake Chabot Marina


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