Port Hueneme Fishing

Port Hueneme Fishing

Port Hueneme is the largest commercial port between San Francisco and Los Angeles. Historians believe that the Canalinos Indians used Port Hueneme as a resting place during travels and a launching point for fishing expeditions. A 1,500-foot wharf was constructed here in the 19th century to help the agricultural industry. There is a unique submarine valley right outside of Port Hueneme that quickly drops thousands of feet deep into the Hueneme Canyon, providing excellent fishing inshore and offshore of Port Hueneme.

Port Hueneme fishing offers plenty of inshore opportunities, including Cabezon, Coho Salmon, Lingcod and California Sheepshead. Catching Cabezon is possible from inshore to offshore grounds. This species is highly sought after because of its taste and the challenge it provides anglers. Halibut up to 30 pounds are common nearshore and offshore fishing the Port Hueneme area. Other species you can target offshore are Bluefin Tuna, Kelp Bass, Lincod, and many species of Pacific Snapper. There are also billfish including Blue Marlin, Striped Marlin, and Swordfish in the canyons offshore for those who enjoy are challenge.



Top Port Hueneme Fishing Spots

  1. Camby's Reef
    4/20/2015 5:37:48 PM - Camby's Reef Santa Barbara, California


  2. Harrison Reef
    6/9/2012 1:57:06 PM -


  3. Calleguas Creek
    6/9/2012 9:43:50 PM -


  4. Triple Crown
    5/3/2013 9:10:56 PM -


  5. The Point
    8/21/2013 1:00:42 PM - Leopard sharks, bat rays, shovel nose, smelts, and a mystery fish.


  6. Hillhouse
    1/30/2017 3:25:25 AM -


  7. Pitas Point Reef
    7/20/2015 11:17:34 PM - Pitas Point Reef Depth: 24 Ventura, CA


  8. Gina
    1/30/2017 3:25:24 AM -


  9. Habitat
    1/30/2017 3:25:25 AM -


  10. Arroyo Simi
    6/9/2012 9:43:49 PM -



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Port Hueneme Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

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

  2. Queenfish

    There is a 69.52% catch rate for Queenfish, based on 10044 Queenfish counted.


  3. Kelp Bass

  4. Kelp Bass

    There is a 10.56% catch rate for Kelp Bass, based on 1525 Kelp Bass counted.


  5. California Sheephead

  6. California Sheephead

    There is a 7.09% catch rate for California Sheephead, based on 1025 California Sheephead counted.


  7. Giant Sea Bass

  8. Giant Sea Bass

    There is a 3.88% catch rate for Giant Sea Bass, based on 560 Giant Sea Bass counted.


  9. Bocaccio

  10. Bocaccio

    There is a 3.07% catch rate for Bocaccio, based on 443 Bocaccio counted.


  11. Cabezon

  12. Cabezon

    There is a 2.48% catch rate for Cabezon, based on 358 Cabezon counted.


  13. Lingcod

  14. Lingcod

    There is a 2.44% catch rate for Lingcod, based on 352 Lingcod counted.


  15. Striped Marlin

  16. Striped Marlin

    There is a 0.76% catch rate for Striped Marlin, based on 110 Striped Marlin counted.


  17. Rainbow Trout

  18. Rainbow Trout

    There is a 0.04% catch rate for Rainbow Trout, based on 6 Rainbow Trout counted.


  19. Green Sunfish

  20. Green Sunfish

    There is a 0.03% catch rate for Green Sunfish, based on 5 Green Sunfish counted.


Recommedations above based on 22 species of fish and 14448 fish counted for September around Port Hueneme.

To date, there are 43 species of fish and a total of 27545 fish counted for Port Hueneme and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 2/7/1889 (133 years).

Last Update: 9/22/2022 6:53:55 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 Port Hueneme Fishing Reports

  • Reservation System Down Please call 805-382-6233
    5/18/2017 2:56:04 PM - During a migration of the system our files got deleted. Pleas call us to get on board! 805-382-6233 Our apologies for any inconvenience.


  • Fish Count 05/17/17
    5/17/2017 2:56:03 PM - Fish Count 05/17/17 1 Boat New Hustler 1/2 Day Open Party 11 Anglers 40 Red Snapper 70 Rockfish


  • Fish Count 05/16/17
    5/16/2017 2:56:04 PM - Fish Count 05/16/17 1 Boat New Hustler 3/4 Day Open Party 11 Anglers 20 Whitefish 3 Sheephead 2 Sculpin 110 Rockfish


  • Fish Counts 05/13/17
    5/13/2017 2:56:04 PM - Fish Counts 05/13/17 1 Boat Coroloma 3/4 Day Open Party 26 Anglers 152 Rockfish 31 Red Snapper 4 Sculpin 1 Sheephead


  • Fish Count 05/12/17
    5/12/2017 2:56:05 PM - Fish Count 05/19/17 1 BOAT New hustler 3 Anglers (Crew trip) 3 White Sea bass Plenty of room on board all week! Give us a call 805-382-6233


  • Overnight Charter opened up 5 spots!LIMITED LOAD!!
    5/11/2017 1:16:28 AM -  One of our charters has a limited load! Only 17 Anglers!! 5 Spots available. $200 per person Departing 05/11 (Thursday) Fishing Friday 05/12 Give us a call to get on board!


  • 5 AM trips all Week! White Sea Bass are Biting
    5/11/2017 1:16:28 AM -   New Hustler has 5 White Sea Bass on board already! We are departing at 5 AM all week $90 per person! Give us a call to get on Board!! 805-382-6233 or Book Online www.hooksla


  • Fish Count 05/08/17
    5/8/2017 1:16:27 AM - Fish Count 05/08/17 1 Boat New Hustler 3/4 Day Charter 15 Anglers 6 White Seabass 150 Rockfish 11 Whitefish 3 Sheephead 1 Lingcod 1 Rock Sole


  • Fish Count 05/04/17
    5/4/2017 1:16:28 AM - 1 Boat (New Hustler) 3/4 Day Charter 12 Anglers 120 Rockfish 7 Sheephead 1 Lingcod 1 Sculpin 4 Whitefish


  • Coroloma is BACK in the WATER!
    5/3/2017 11:36:06 AM -


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Top Port Hueneme Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Hooks Landing Sportfishing Bait and Tackle
    Welcome to Hook's Sportfishing. We're located in Channel Islands Harbor in Oxnard, CA. We now have 3 boats. The Coroloma is our 3/4 day boat that leaves at 6am and returns at 4pm for $65 per person. The New Bluefin is our charter boat, but it

  2. Eric's Tackle Shop
    Opened in 1979 as Moore's Tackle and renamed in 1994 as Eric's Tackle Shop. We specialize in west coast big game (stand up and rail rod fishing) to local island fishing(bass, WSB and Halibut). Our inventory also includes Largemouth bass tourn

  3. Abel Automatics


  4. Hyun's Tackle Shop
    For more than 20 years, we have been providing supplies for salt water fishing sports. We are dedicated in supplying best products at competitive prices. We strive to satisfy our customers by providing products and services in timely manner. It is ou

  5. Blue Tuna Spearfishing
    Blue Tuna Spearfishing is your full service one-stop Spearo Shop. We offer the best quality spearfishing gear from all over the world.

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Top Port Hueneme Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Hooks Landing Sportfishing Bait and Tackle
    Welcome to Hook's Sportfishing. We're located in Channel Islands Harbor in Oxnard, CA. We now have 3 boats. The Coroloma is our 3/4 day boat that leaves at 6am and returns at 4pm for $65 per person. The New Bluefin is our charter boat, but it

  2. Ventura Sportfishing
    Open charter fishing at the Northern Channel Islands. Full service tackle shop with FREE parking. Fishing 7-days a week!

  3. Gentleman Sportfishing
    The "Gentleman" is docked at Channel Islands Sportfishing. We leave the dock at 6am each day. Come on down and go fishing! Great fun for the whole family.

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Bouy Conditions

Station 46053 - EAST SANTA BARBARA - 12NM Southwest of Santa Barbara, CA
September 25, 2022 6:40 am PDT
Location: 34.241N 119.839W
Wind Direction: W (260°)
Wind Speed: 11.7 knots
Wind Gust: 13.6 knots
Average Period: 4.0 sec
Mean Wave Direction: W (259°)
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.98 in (1015.2 mb)
Air Temperature: 64.9°F (18.3°C)
Water Temperature: 68.5°F (20.3°C)


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