Oakland Fishing



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. point
    10/20/2015 8:13:58 AM - fu


  8. 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


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


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



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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. Lingcod

  2. Lingcod

    There is a 15.95% catch rate for Lingcod, based on 82 Lingcod counted.


  3. Striped Bass

  4. Striped Bass

    There is a 14.98% catch rate for Striped Bass, based on 77 Striped Bass counted.


  5. Cabezon

  6. Cabezon

    There is a 11.87% catch rate for Cabezon, based on 61 Cabezon counted.


  7. Giant Sea Bass

  8. Giant Sea Bass

    There is a 10.89% catch rate for Giant Sea Bass, based on 56 Giant Sea Bass counted.


  9. California Sheephead

  10. California Sheephead

    There is a 10.7% catch rate for California Sheephead, based on 55 California Sheephead counted.


  11. Kelp Bass

  12. Kelp Bass

    There is a 10.7% catch rate for Kelp Bass, based on 55 Kelp Bass counted.


  13. Pacific Herring

  14. Pacific Herring

    There is a 7.39% catch rate for Pacific Herring, based on 38 Pacific Herring counted.


  15. Bocaccio

  16. Bocaccio

    There is a 5.84% catch rate for Bocaccio, based on 30 Bocaccio counted.


  17. Green Sunfish

  18. Green Sunfish

    There is a 2.33% catch rate for Green Sunfish, based on 12 Green Sunfish counted.


  19. Common Carp

  20. Common Carp

    There is a 1.36% catch rate for Common Carp, based on 7 Common Carp counted.


Recommedations above based on 25 species of fish and 514 fish counted for September around Oakland.

To date, there are 57 species of fish and a total of 10964 fish counted for Oakland and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1853 (169 years).

Last Update: 9/23/2022 3:27:27 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.

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Latest Oakland Fishing Reports

  • 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


  • Fishing Report 8/23/22
    8/23/2022 12:53:00 AM - Hey Fishermen The best action for Flash 1 and Flash 2 have been sharks and halibut. The halibut in the bay has been surprising very good. We have been landing 2 fish a rod on


  • Fishing Report 8/12/22
    8/12/2022 3:21:59 PM - Hey everyone I have not posted a report in 9 days. The problem is we have been so busy. Both Flash 1 and Flash 2 have been landing a verity of fish. Some trips are in the oce


  • Fishing report 8/2/22
    8/2/2022 12:51:00 AM - Hey Fishermen Here is the report from the last few days. We started our salmon trolling trips. Interesting grade just keepers up to 26 lbs. Sharks are doing great and we star


  • Fishing Report 7/27/22
    7/27/2022 5:47:44 PM - Hey Fishermen A mixed bag of fish this last few days. Still having a lot of fun. Call me if you would like to get into the fun. Enjoy the photos Captain Steve Talmadge Boat m


  • S F Fishing Report 7/20/22
    7/20/2022 7:16:27 PM - Hey Fishermen the shark fishing went wide open today. Flash II went in early with 6 fishermen that were worn out. It is not too often that you end early on a 1/2 day trip. I


  • S F Fishing Report 7/13/22
    7/13/2022 9:10:17 PM - Hey Fishermen Today both Flash 1 and Flash 2 fished half day trips. We started with halibut fishing on the north bar but the tides were just not the best. We did not have the


  • S F Fishing Report 7/4/22
    7/4/2022 9:14:00 PM - Happy 4th Fishermen!Well the tides are slowing and the halibut bite is picking up. Both Flash 1 and Flash 2 are seeing the scores grow and the weather is getting a lot nicer.


  • S F Fishing report 6/28/22
    6/28/2022 8:34:01 PM - Hey Fishermen Today Flash II had a half day shark trip. They did very well during the nice weather. Flash I had a 2 man charter. These gentleman had never touched a fishing r


  • S F Fishing Report 6/26/22
    6/26/2022 12:54:00 AM - Hey Fishermen I am back in the Castro Valley office. While I was gone the crews did a great job keeping all our fishing clients happy on Flash I and Flash II. They had some g


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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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