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Top Oakland Fishing Spots

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

    37.553413000 -122.157656000

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


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


  4. 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


  5. OBSTRUCTION
    4/22/2015 10:50:49 PM - Attributes RECRD 52646 VESSLTERMS OBSTRUCTION FEATURE_TYPE Obstruction - Submerged LATDEC 38.028417 LONDEC -122.141361 GP_QUALITY High DEPTH 35 SOUNDING_TYPE Feet and tenths Y


  6. Lake del Valle
    5/19/2011 8:36:49 PM - Lake del Valle 37.6152, -121.7455


  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. wreck-481
    2/20/2020 2:24:12 PM -


  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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Oakland Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

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

  2. Pacific Herring

    There is a 22.93% catch rate for Pacific Herring, based on 36 Pacific Herring counted.

    Oakland Pacific Herring Counts Chart
    Pacific

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  3. Cabezon

  4. Cabezon

    There is a 15.29% catch rate for Cabezon, based on 24 Cabezon counted.

    Oakland Cabezon Counts Chart
    Cabezon

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  5. Sturgeon

  6. Sturgeon

    There is a 11.46% catch rate for Sturgeon, based on 18 Sturgeon counted.

    Oakland Sturgeon Counts Chart
    Sturgeon

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  7. Spiny Dogfish

  8. Spiny Dogfish

    There is a 10.83% catch rate for Spiny Dogfish, based on 17 Spiny Dogfish counted.

    Oakland Spiny Dogfish Counts Chart
    Spiny

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  9. Rainbow Trout

  10. Rainbow Trout

    There is a 8.28% catch rate for Rainbow Trout, based on 13 Rainbow Trout counted.

    Oakland Rainbow Trout Counts Chart
    Rainbow

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  11. Common Carp

  12. Common Carp

    There is a 6.37% catch rate for Common Carp, based on 10 Common Carp counted.

    Oakland Common Carp Counts Chart
    Common

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  13. Bocaccio

  14. Bocaccio

    There is a 5.73% catch rate for Bocaccio, based on 9 Bocaccio counted.

    Oakland Bocaccio Counts Chart
    Bocaccio

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  15. American Shad

  16. American Shad

    There is a 4.46% catch rate for American Shad, based on 7 American Shad counted.

    Oakland American Shad Counts Chart
    American

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  17. Starry Flounder

  18. Starry Flounder

    There is a 3.82% catch rate for Starry Flounder, based on 6 Starry Flounder counted.

    Oakland Starry Flounder Counts Chart
    Starry

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  19. Striped Bass

  20. Striped Bass

    There is a 3.82% catch rate for Striped Bass, based on 6 Striped Bass counted.

    Oakland Striped Bass Counts Chart
    Striped

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Recommendations above based on 17 species of fish and 157 fish counted for February around Oakland.

To date, there are 56 species of fish and a total of 10657 fish counted for Oakland and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1853 (170 years).

Last Update: 2/1/2023 4:35:28 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 Oakland 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 Oakland Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Pro Troll Inc


  2. Gus' Discount Tackle


  3. Martinez Marina
    Martinez Marina is just north of San Francisco. This Almar Marina is minutes from the historic town of Martinez, along the Carquinez Strait, just west of Interstate 680. Our marina is a perfect location to call your vessel’s new home.

  4. 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

  5. Persuader American Angling


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Top Oakland Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. 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

  2. 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)

  3. Longfin Sport Fishing
    Capt. Jason has over 25 years of experience chasing these fish, and he was thought by Captain Jacky, one of the most experienced captains in the fleet. Jason has worked on party boats and commercial boats alike and knows what it takes to be success

  4. Blue Runner Sportfishing
    Join us for a day of salmon fishing on the Pacific Coast just beyond the San Francisco Bay.

  5. New Rayann Sportfishing


  6. Salty Lady Sportfishing
    Captain Jared Davis offers a lifetime of fishing experience - and a large, fast, comfortable 56’ boat to fish from. There may be big fish, there may be many fish. You will always be given the best possible chance to catch your next limit whether we

  7. 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

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Top Oakland Marinas

  1. Safe Harbor Emeryville
    Blending scenic park space and beautiful landscaping with the unmatched boating of San Francisco Bay, Safe Harbor Emeryville is a sailor's paradise. Unrivaled waterfront recreation is within reach whether your cruising under the Golden Gate for a

  2. Lake Chabot Marina


  3. Martinez Marina
    Martinez Marina is just north of San Francisco. This Almar Marina is minutes from the historic town of Martinez, along the Carquinez Strait, just west of Interstate 680. Our marina is a perfect location to call your vessel’s new home.

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