Long Beach Fishing

Long Beach Fishing

Long beach is an iconic city near Los Angeles that draws crowds for its plentiful attractions on a picturesque waterfront. While some people are drawn to the Aquarium of the Pacific or the RMS Queen Mary, anglers also flock to the area for some unique fishing opportunities. Long Beach fishing is exciting and accessible, which is why it will continue to be an angling hotspot in California.

If you start with inshore Long Beach fishing, then there are lots of fun fish to consider. Bass are known to inhabit the waters near the shoreline in the Pacific, and the population in Long Beach is noteworthy. Your most common nearshore catches will be Calico Bass, Sand Bass, or White Seabass.

Long Beach is also known for the quality of its offshore fishing. Bottom fishing off of Long Beach can produce Halibut, Lingcod, Rock Cod, and several different species of Rockfish. During the spring and summer, you might be able to catch Yellowtail. However, the most popular offshore fish is Tuna. There are all types of Tuna swimming off of Long Beach. The most popular Albacore, Yellowfin, and Bluefin Tuna. There are also some big game fish to be caught including Blue Marlin and Swordfish.



Top Long Beach Fishing Spots

  1. 14-MILE-BANK
    1/13/2018 10:28:01 PM - 14 Mile Bank, also known as Lasuen Bank,  is a popular area to troll for tuna, including Bonito and Bluefin Tuna. It is also a good spot to catch Yellowtails. Opah


  2. Veeh Reservoir
    4/14/2011 12:09:02 AM - Veeh Reservoir


  3. Santa Monica Bay Reef 20
    3/24/2017 7:05:58 AM - Santa Monica Bay Reef 20


  4. Lasuen Knoll
    9/23/2014 10:24:10 PM -  Lasuen Knoll 


  5. Bolsa Chica Reef 4
    4/18/2015 11:35:16 PM - Bolsa Chica Reef 4 Orange, California


  6. Walnut Canyon Reservoir
    4/14/2011 12:09:02 AM - Walnut Canyon Reservoir


  7. Horseshoe Kelp Beds
    11/13/2018 10:30:10 AM -


  8. New Saturnia
    5/3/2013 9:09:38 PM -


  9. San Pedro Escarpment
    4/26/2017 1:09:53 AM -


  10. #603 Sand Canyon Reservoir
    4/14/2011 12:09:00 AM - #603 Sand Canyon Reservoir 33.646492000 -117.796867000



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Long Beach Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Long Beach, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Kelp Bass

  2. Kelp Bass

    There is a 31.07% catch rate for Kelp Bass, based on 1662 Kelp Bass counted.


  3. California Sheephead

  4. California Sheephead

    There is a 20.23% catch rate for California Sheephead, based on 1082 California Sheephead counted.


  5. Giant Sea Bass

  6. Giant Sea Bass

    There is a 10.79% catch rate for Giant Sea Bass, based on 577 Giant Sea Bass counted.


  7. Cabezon

  8. Cabezon

    There is a 8.21% catch rate for Cabezon, based on 439 Cabezon counted.


  9. Lingcod

  10. Lingcod

    There is a 8.08% catch rate for Lingcod, based on 432 Lingcod counted.


  11. Queenfish

  12. Queenfish

    There is a 7.48% catch rate for Queenfish, based on 400 Queenfish counted.


  13. Bocaccio

  14. Bocaccio

    There is a 6.04% catch rate for Bocaccio, based on 323 Bocaccio counted.


  15. Chub Mackerel

  16. Chub Mackerel

    There is a 3.29% catch rate for Chub Mackerel, based on 176 Chub Mackerel counted.


  17. Striped Marlin

  18. Striped Marlin

    There is a 2.58% catch rate for Striped Marlin, based on 138 Striped Marlin counted.


  19. Largemouth Bass

  20. Largemouth Bass

    There is a 0.71% catch rate for Largemouth Bass, based on 38 Largemouth Bass counted.


Recommedations above based on 26 species of fish and 5349 fish counted for September around Long Beach.

To date, there are 53 species of fish and a total of 71854 fish counted for Long Beach and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/31/1877 (145 years).

Last Update: 9/22/2022 1:21:40 PM

*** 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 Long Beach Fishing Forecast to see all species and best lures and colors to use.

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Top Long Beach Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Berth 55 Landing
    Long Beach Sportfishing at Berth 55 is conveniently located at 555 PICO Ave. just off the 710 Fwy in the Port of Long Beach. We offer LIMITED LOAD OPEN PARTY 3/4 Day, Full Day, Overnight, Multi-Day, and Twilight Sportfishing. FREE PARKING and No Fuel

  2. Young's Tackle
    Family owned tackle store offers freshwater and saltwater fishing tackle, custom rods, sporting equipment and attire. Includes product, repairs and charter

  3. Charkbait!
    What makes us so darn special? Well, besides great prices, a knowledgeable staff and an extensive selection, we stock what we sell. We believe in the gear we offer, enough that we invest in the inventory. This is one thing that makes us unique in the

  4. Daiwa Corporation
    Daiwa's first spinning reel rolled off the assembly line in 1955. Since then, the company has grown into one of the largest and most influential tackle companies in the world today.

  5. Redondo Beach Sportfishing
    A full service Sportfishing Landing offering public and private fishing charters, local and Catalina, rental rods, bait, tackle, fishing licenses, t-shirts, sweatshirts and hats with our logo and much more.

  6. Pacific Edge Bait & Tackle
    At Pacific Edge our goal is to make your time on the water more fun and productive.

  7. Jackall LLC


  8. Fishermen's Hardware


  9. Robert's Rods


  10. Seeker Rod Co


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Top Long Beach Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Berth 55 Landing
    Long Beach Sportfishing at Berth 55 is conveniently located at 555 PICO Ave. just off the 710 Fwy in the Port of Long Beach. We offer LIMITED LOAD OPEN PARTY 3/4 Day, Full Day, Overnight, Multi-Day, and Twilight Sportfishing. FREE PARKING and No Fuel

  2. Four Reel Sport Fishing
    34 ft Radovich 6 pack, Alamitos Bay , Long Beach ca.

  3. Pierpoint Landing
    We offer an array of different fishing types to satisfy every style of angler. From beginner to seasoned pro, from 1/2 day fishing to deep sea fishing too, there is some type of fishing at Pierpoint Landing for all anglers.

  4. Freedom Sport Fishing
    Why try the rest when you can fish with the BEST!

  5. Redondo Beach Sportfishing
    A full service Sportfishing Landing offering public and private fishing charters, local and Catalina, rental rods, bait, tackle, fishing licenses, t-shirts, sweatshirts and hats with our logo and much more.

  6. L A Harbor Sport Fishing


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Top Long Beach Marinas

  1. Pierpoint Landing
    We offer an array of different fishing types to satisfy every style of angler. From beginner to seasoned pro, from 1/2 day fishing to deep sea fishing too, there is some type of fishing at Pierpoint Landing for all anglers.

  2. Marina Del Rey Sportfishing
    Marina Del Rey Sportfishing offers daily Open Party Fishing Trips. We have four boats ​that include Spitfire, Betty-O, New Del Mar and Tourist.

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Bouy Conditions

Station 46222 - San Pedro, CA (092)
September 25, 2022 6:26 pm PDT
Location: 33.618N 118.317W
Significant Wave Height: 3.0 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 5 sec
Water Temperature: 67.8°F (19.9°C)


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