La Jolla Fishing



Top La Jolla Fishing Spots

  1. drop off 6 mi out
    5/28/2016 1:56:39 AM - 32° 46.310' ,-117° 22.783'


  2. drop off glider port
    5/28/2016 2:22:46 AM - 32° 53.512' ,-117° 16.944'


  3. drop off del mar track
    5/28/2016 2:34:47 AM - 32° 58.244' ,-117° 18.979'


  4. South Kelp Ridge
    7/6/2013 12:37:54 AM -


  5. Salina
    5/3/2013 9:10:24 PM -


  6. Carlsbad Canyon
    4/26/2017 1:07:18 AM -


  7. Loma Canyon
    4/26/2017 1:08:39 AM -


  8. International Reef
    2/9/2017 3:46:05 AM - First constructed in 1992 and still being added onto. Over 25,000 tons of quarry rock, concrete and steel Triton missile tower, and 300 tons concrete rubble have been used.


  9. Scripps Canyon
    4/26/2017 1:09:58 AM -


  10. Fish Haven
    11/7/2016 11:42:29 PM - Fish Haven



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La Jolla Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing La Jolla, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Queenfish

  2. Queenfish

    There is a 92.98% catch rate for Queenfish, based on 20138 Queenfish counted.


  3. Kelp Bass

  4. Kelp Bass

    There is a 2.81% catch rate for Kelp Bass, based on 609 Kelp Bass counted.


  5. California Sheephead

  6. California Sheephead

    There is a 1.41% catch rate for California Sheephead, based on 305 California Sheephead counted.


  7. Giant Sea Bass

  8. Giant Sea Bass

    There is a 0.69% catch rate for Giant Sea Bass, based on 149 Giant Sea Bass counted.


  9. Cabezon

  10. Cabezon

    There is a 0.36% catch rate for Cabezon, based on 77 Cabezon counted.


  11. Lingcod

  12. Lingcod

    There is a 0.35% catch rate for Lingcod, based on 75 Lingcod counted.


  13. Striped Marlin

  14. Striped Marlin

    There is a 0.31% catch rate for Striped Marlin, based on 68 Striped Marlin counted.


  15. Bluefin Tuna

  16. Bluefin Tuna

    There is a 0.2% catch rate for Bluefin Tuna, based on 43 Bluefin Tuna counted.


  17. Green Sunfish

  18. Green Sunfish

    There is a 0.16% catch rate for Green Sunfish, based on 35 Green Sunfish counted.


  19. Yellowfin Tuna

  20. Yellowfin Tuna

    There is a 0.14% catch rate for Yellowfin Tuna, based on 31 Yellowfin Tuna counted.


Recommedations above based on 36 species of fish and 21659 fish counted for September around La Jolla.

To date, there are 64 species of fish and a total of 275194 fish counted for La Jolla and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1853 (169 years).

Last Update: 9/22/2022 12:34:32 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.

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Latest La Jolla Fishing Reports

  • Sep 27 (Sep 25-29) 4 day Matt Boone Private Charter
    9/27/2022 6:23:39 PM - Hello anglers: We've had great fishing again this morning with the same conditions and plenty of yellowtail for everyone. Flyline live sardines were the best method today.  L


  • Sep 26 (Sep 25-29) Matt Boone Private Charter
    9/26/2022 9:52:10 PM - Hello anglers We had good action this afternoon for 12-20# yellowtail and lots of 6-12# bonito (released). A flylined live sardine was the biggest success with some being lan


  • Sep 24 (Sep 22-25) 3-day Biter’s Charter
    9/26/2022 8:45:13 AM - Good evening We saw very little sign of bluefin last night. We caught one 30# by about 10pm so we went and looked in a new area and saw very little there as well. We opted to


  • Sep 23 (Sep 22-25) 3-day Private Charter
    9/24/2022 3:27:12 PM - Good morning We got on scene at about 9pm last night and scratched throughout the night.  Pretty much had opportunity from sun down to sun up on a mix of 30-40lb bluefin and


  • Creamy Yaki Sauce for Bluefin
    9/23/2022 9:41:17 AM - GOT BLUEFIN? And looking for ways to prepare it for friends and family? We asked our own Chef Josh for a sauce recipe that is sure to please! 1 cup soy sauce 1 cup Mirin (ric


  • Tackle Tip Thursday Vol. 197 (Trolling Lures for Wahoo)
    9/22/2022 9:03:25 AM - Welcome back to another episode of Tackle Tip Thursday anglers! As we approach our fall long-range trips we thought we would talk about trolling lures that are known to get t


  • Sep 21 (Sep 19-22) Private Charter FD Rover
    9/21/2022 6:10:23 PM - Good morning We saw a good sign of bluefin right after dark then we lost track of them and the weather came up.  We got a few bites and landed one nice one.  We put the ancho


  • Sep 20 (Sep 19-22) 3-day Private Charter FD Rover
    9/20/2022 10:06:07 PM - Good morning We got on scene here just before 10pm and had a few opportunities throughout the night on bluefin tuna. It seemed like we were a little late but we still managed


  • Fall Forecast Overview and Tackle Tips
    9/20/2022 5:14:03 PM - Captain Art here to report on current conditions and field reports from Alijos Rocks and The Ridge which could be destinations for our upcoming fall long-range trips.  Wahoo


  • Sep 18 (Sep 16-19) Penn Open Charter
    9/19/2022 8:07:36 AM - Good evening We slid down the beach last night and put ourselves in position to catch some yellowfin tuna in the morning.  We had an action-packed stop in the morning on scho


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Top La Jolla Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Fishermans Landing Tackle Shop
    Fisherman's Landing Tackle Shop - THE LEADER for more than 30 years! When Quality, Selection and Service matters, nobody comes close. We know saltwater fishing tackle and our professional staff is ready to help you with the competitive advantage

  2. Angler's Choice
    Angler's Choice Tackle provides the most convenient in demand fishing products for the best price. Whether you are new to fishing or have been fishing for years we have got exactly what you want.

  3. Norpine Flyfisher
    Located in San Diego, Norpine Flyfisher is your one stop shop for quality fly fishing equipment in all price ranges, with casting and stream/lake/surf Clinics to show you the how and where of all freshwater / saltwater fly fishing pursuits.

  4. Squidco Fishing
    Fishermen serving fishermen since 1939

  5. M & M Custom Fishing Rods


  6. Everingham Brothers Bait Co


  7. Kayak Fishing Supplies


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Top La Jolla Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. American Angler Sportfishing
    The American Angler is one of the most beautifully designed and appointed sport fishing boats in the San Diego fleet. The American Angler is 90’ x 25’ and features all the equipment needed to deliver a successful fishing trip.

  2. Vagabond Sportfishing
    Captain Michael Lackey knows a thing or two about fishing. Having caught his first bluefin at age 6 and working as a deckhand by 8, he’s got the experience and born with know-how to bring in the big fish. In fact, he brings in World Record fish! Wit

  3. California Shark Fishing
    San Diego offers anglers some of the best mako, thresher and blue shark fishing opportunities on the west coast. Come enjoy warm weather, calm seas and good shark fishing nearly all year. With over 50 years combined experience, our captains have the

  4. Royal Polaris
    Welcome aboard the Royal Polaris, considered to be the finest long-range Sportfishing vessel in the world. From summer Albacore, to Yellowtail and Wahoo, to giant Yellowfin Tuna, our catch record is unmatched.

  5. Fish Hunter Sportfishing Charters
    Private Fishing Charters, all inclusive Fishing trips to Los Coronados Islands or Offshore for great fishing action off the San Diego Coastline.

  6. Searcher Sportfishing
    Dreaming about catching bluefin, yellowfin tuna, yellowtail, dorado, wahoo and other saltwater fish?. At Searcher Sportfishing, we offer 1.5 day to to 7 day long range sportfishing excursions.

  7. Blackjack Sportfishing
    The Blackjack is a 29’ Center console boat built by Mirage boats and powered by a 2008 Volvo Penta Diesel engine. It is a Florida-style boat with a Carolina flare to the bow, which keeps passengers dry and allows for a complete walk around when fight

  8. Blue Horizon Sportfishing
    The Blue Horizon and Captain Jim Sharp have proven over the years that he can put you on the fish. Whether it's local 3/4 day fishing at the Coronado Islands, overnight trips to San Clemente Island, or Offshore Tuna trips. Jim and his crew have t

  9. H & M Sportfishing Landing
    H&M Landing is the West Coast's oldest, most experienced Sportfishing company and represents San Diego's finest ocean going passenger fleet. Whether you're looking for the challenge and excitement of offshore fishing or sea-going adve

  10. Point Loma Sportfishing
    At Point Loma Sportfishing, we have everything you need for your next offshore fishing adventure; be it a half-day day run to the local kelp beds, a private charter to the islands or outer banks or a long range trip deep into Mexican waters. Our full

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Top La Jolla Marinas

  1. Point Loma Marina
    Point Loma Marina is San Diego's newest marina located in Shelter Island's America's Cup Harbor. Nestled in the foothills of Point Loma, the marina offers a quiet atmosphere with a metropolitan feel. Point Loma Marina's location is id

  2. Shelter Island Marina
    Shelter Island Marina is centrally located in the Shelter Island Basin of San Diego Bay (Latitude 32 50.1 N, Longitude 117 13.5 W) and is a favorite stopping point for everything from small boats to super yachts and cruisers. It's the closest yac

  3. Kona Kai Marina
    Welcome to Kona Kai Marina, the closest marina to the open ocean in San Diego Bay. Along with the beauty of San Diego, Kona Kai Marina offers all our guests convenient docking, great amenities and excellent customer service. Our boaters enjoy deep wa

  4. Safe Harbor Sunroad
    We are entirely dedicated to providing Safe Harbor Sunroad Members with an unparalleled waterfront experience - whether enjoying a day at home port or exploring any of Safe Harbor’s premium nationwide locations.

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