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San Jose Fishing



San Jose Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing San Jose, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Rainbow Trout

  2. Rainbow Trout

    There is a 17.14% catch rate for Rainbow Trout, based on 24 Rainbow Trout counted.

    San Jose Rainbow Trout Counts Chart
    Rainbow

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  3. Common Carp

  4. Common Carp

    There is a 14.29% catch rate for Common Carp, based on 20 Common Carp counted.

    San Jose Common Carp Counts Chart
    Common

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  5. Coho Salmon

  6. Coho Salmon

    There is a 11.43% catch rate for Coho Salmon, based on 16 Coho Salmon counted.

    San Jose Coho Salmon Counts Chart
    Coho

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  7. Lingcod

  8. Lingcod

    There is a 9.29% catch rate for Lingcod, based on 13 Lingcod counted.

    San Jose Lingcod Counts Chart
    Lingcod

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  9. Largemouth Bass

  10. Largemouth Bass

    There is a 8.57% catch rate for Largemouth Bass, based on 12 Largemouth Bass counted.

    San Jose Largemouth Bass Counts Chart
    Largemouth

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  11. Cabezon

  12. Cabezon

    There is a 6.43% catch rate for Cabezon, based on 9 Cabezon counted.

    San Jose Cabezon Counts Chart
    Cabezon

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  13. Anchovy

  14. Anchovy

    There is a 5.71% catch rate for Anchovy, based on 8 Anchovy counted.

    San Jose Anchovy Counts Chart
    Anchovy

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  15. Bluegill

  16. Bluegill

    There is a 5.71% catch rate for Bluegill, based on 8 Bluegill counted.

    San Jose Bluegill Counts Chart
    Bluegill

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  17. Bocaccio

  18. Bocaccio

    There is a 4.29% catch rate for Bocaccio, based on 6 Bocaccio counted.

    San Jose Bocaccio Counts Chart
    Bocaccio

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  19. Chinook Salmon

  20. Chinook Salmon

    There is a 4.29% catch rate for Chinook Salmon, based on 6 Chinook Salmon counted.

    San Jose Chinook Salmon Counts Chart
    Chinook

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Recommendations above based on 20 species of fish and 140 fish counted for April around San Jose.

To date, there are 58 species of fish and a total of 4105 fish counted for San Jose and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 12/31/1872 (152 years).

Last Update: 4/20/2024 7:21:57 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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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for San Jose are the following:

  1. Soquel Hole
    Soquel Hole 36.52.00 / 121.57.00 Popular King Salmon and Silver Salmon hole for trolling and drifting. 


  2. Shipwreck of destroyer USS Thompson (DD-305) in San Francisco Bay

    37.553413000 -122.157656000

  3. Sand Dab Hole
    Sand Dab Hole 37.23.20 / 122.28.45


  4. 601 South Rock
    601 South Rock 36.55.00 / 122.01.00


  5. Adams Reef


  6. JAMES ROLF
    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


  7. Three Trees


  8. Manresa State Beach


  9. Three Trees


  10. Park Reef Kelp


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Latest San Jose Fishing Reports

  • February 5
    We’re still waiting for the official word when fishing season will open. I expect May 1st we can fishing for everything except salmon. Salmon will probably remain closed for


  • 2023
    That’s a wrap folks! We had a wonderful year of fishing and meeting up with both old and new friends. Lot’s of fish caught and lot’s of fun. Tyler Greg Rodney and I appreciat


  • November 21
    Big water today and big fish too for grandpa Tom and eight year-old grandson Tom (aka Hook). Great time. Lots of fish for the holiday. The post November 21 appeared first on


  • October 11
    Out to the deep for lings and things today. Got our bait then tried for lingcod but they weren’t biting. Ran up the coast for rockcod and did okay. Water was a wee bit bUmPy


  • November 1
    Out to the deep today with high hopes of big fish. Mother nature had other plans for us. East wind made fishing difficult but we did manage to knock out limits of chili peppe


  • October 29
    Out to the deep again for lingcod and rockcod. Water wasn’t very nice so it was a bumpy day. Got to the lingcod grounds and the mackerel have taken over the area. Mackerel we


  • October 28
    Ran out for lingcod today and made bait but the mackerel were thick! Turns out the lings already had their meal for the day so we headed up the coast and got into the chili p


  • October 22
    Out to the deep lingcod part of Jurassic Park today. After making bait we drop in our lines and picked away at the lings. Water and wind were ugly but we managed to get some


  • October 16
    The bluefin are now starting to show up in consistent numbers. My buddy Josh landed three and lost one in the past 48 hours. Other boats are also getting fish. We’re ready to


  • October 14
    Our first bluefin tuna trip of the season. Water was perfect. Quite a few boats fishing but not a lot of fish caught today. Water looked good so maybe the big tuna bite will


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Top San Jose Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Coyote Discount Bait & Tackle
    A local tackle shop with deep roots in the fishing community for over 40 years. Swing by and test our knowledge!

  2. Fisherman's Warehouse
    In 1982 we started as one small store, Delta Bait & Tackle, in Manteca, California. Since then, we’ve changed our name and grown into the largest tackle outfitter in Northern California. At Fisherman’s Warehouse you’ll find our staff are experien

  3. Sportsmen's Supply


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Top San Jose Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Fish On Sportfishing


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