San Jose Fishing

Top San Jose Fishing Spots

  1. Soquel Hole
    12/31/2012 1:02:37 AM - 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
    4/23/2011 12:47:53 AM -

    37.553413000 -122.157656000

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


  5. 601 South Rock
    12/31/2012 12:19:04 AM - 601 South Rock 36.55.00 / 122.01.00

  6. Adams Reef
    5/19/2018 10:29:13 AM -

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

  8. Three Trees
    10/31/2018 10:51:32 PM -

  9. Three Trees
    5/19/2018 10:29:09 AM -

  10. Manresa State Beach
    5/4/2013 12:16:40 AM -

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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 49.4% catch rate for Rainbow Trout, based on 287 Rainbow Trout counted.

  3. Lingcod

  4. Lingcod

    There is a 9.81% catch rate for Lingcod, based on 57 Lingcod counted.

  5. Bocaccio

  6. Bocaccio

    There is a 8.61% catch rate for Bocaccio, based on 50 Bocaccio counted.

  7. Cabezon

  8. Cabezon

    There is a 7.06% catch rate for Cabezon, based on 41 Cabezon counted.

  9. Giant Sea Bass

  10. Giant Sea Bass

    There is a 6.2% catch rate for Giant Sea Bass, based on 36 Giant Sea Bass counted.

  11. Kelp Bass

  12. Kelp Bass

    There is a 6.2% catch rate for Kelp Bass, based on 36 Kelp Bass counted.

  13. Halibut

  14. Halibut

    There is a 3.27% catch rate for Halibut, based on 19 Halibut counted.

  15. Largemouth Bass

  16. Largemouth Bass

    There is a 2.24% catch rate for Largemouth Bass, based on 13 Largemouth Bass counted.

  17. Striped Bass

  18. Striped Bass

    There is a 1.03% catch rate for Striped Bass, based on 6 Striped Bass counted.

  19. Common Carp

  20. Common Carp

    There is a 0.86% catch rate for Common Carp, based on 5 Common Carp counted.

Recommedations above based on 24 species of fish and 581 fish counted for September around San Jose.

To date, there are 47 species of fish and a total of 3785 fish counted for San Jose and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1854 (168 years).

Last Update: 9/21/2022 5:05:54 PM

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 San Jose Fishing Reports

  • September 17
    9/18/2022 11:15:12 AM - Ran up the coast for our Jurassic Park trip (deep reef not fishable with the high winds) and found some nice fish. Ended up with three nice lingcod and a lot of olive canary

  • September 16 – Afternoon trip
    9/18/2022 11:13:56 AM - Another fun local potluck trip. Wind came up pretty strong and the water was a wee bit bumpy but the fish didn’t mind. We nailed the big canary blue black brown olive and red

  • September 16 – Morning trip
    9/18/2022 11:12:38 AM - Nice weather for our local “lingcod only” trip. Was able to boat a big lingcod and some rockcod. Not stellar but lots of fun. The post September 16 – Morning trip appeared fi

  • September 4 – Afternoon trip
    9/5/2022 11:23:57 AM - Fun fun fun local potluck trip with our post-grad students from Stanford. Lots of fish lots of laughs and great memories. Betty is determined to get the big lingcod that got

  • September 4 – Morning trip
    9/5/2022 11:19:07 AM - Another great local potluck trip for our group from San Jose. Lots of fish and lots of laughs. Happy Birthday Alex! The post September 4 – Morning trip appeared first on Mont

  • August 28
    8/28/2022 7:27:14 PM - Headed up the coast for our Jurassic Park trip today with flat calm seas. After picking up some live bait we dropped in an immediately got lingcod. Finished up with good qual

  • August 26
    8/26/2022 7:56:47 PM - Went out to the halibut grounds but found no takers. Came back into the rockcod grounds and finished the morning with brown blue olive canary and red pacific snapper. Happy f

  • August 24
    8/24/2022 3:56:54 PM - Awesome local potluck trip today with flat seas and plenty of fish including Ramsey’s lingcod. The post August 24 appeared first on Monterey Bay and Santa Cruz Fishing Charte

  • August 22
    8/22/2022 1:31:40 PM - Happy happy family up from orange county. Local potluck today and the catching was non stop! Olives blues browns canary and red pacific snapper (rockfish). The post August 22

  • August 20
    8/20/2022 6:13:51 PM - Headed out to the deep reef for Jurassic Park today. Fish were big! Canaries green spots coppers yellowtail and red pacific snapper. Fish getting packed and taken back to Ida

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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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