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Santa Barbara Fishing



Santa Barbara Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Santa Barbara, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Bocaccio

  2. Bocaccio

    There is a 31.01% catch rate for Bocaccio, based on 40 Bocaccio counted.

    Santa Barbara Bocaccio Counts Chart
    Bocaccio

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  3. Cabezon

  4. Cabezon

    There is a 23.26% catch rate for Cabezon, based on 30 Cabezon counted.

    Santa Barbara Cabezon Counts Chart
    Cabezon

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  5. California Sheephead

  6. California Sheephead

    There is a 18.6% catch rate for California Sheephead, based on 24 California Sheephead counted.

    Santa Barbara California Sheephead Counts Chart
    California

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  7. Kelp Rockfish

  8. Kelp Rockfish

    There is a 7.75% catch rate for Kelp Rockfish, based on 10 Kelp Rockfish counted.

    Santa Barbara Kelp Rockfish Counts Chart
    Kelp

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  9. Queenfish

  10. Queenfish

    There is a 6.2% catch rate for Queenfish, based on 8 Queenfish counted.

    Santa Barbara Queenfish Counts Chart
    Queenfish

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  11. Shortbelly Rockfish

  12. Shortbelly Rockfish

    There is a 6.2% catch rate for Shortbelly Rockfish, based on 8 Shortbelly Rockfish counted.

    Santa Barbara Shortbelly Rockfish Counts Chart
    Shortbelly

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  13. Chub Mackerel

  14. Chub Mackerel

    There is a 1.55% catch rate for Chub Mackerel, based on 2 Chub Mackerel counted.

    Santa Barbara Chub Mackerel Counts Chart
    Chub

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  15. Greenland Halibut

  16. Greenland Halibut

    There is a 1.55% catch rate for Greenland Halibut, based on 2 Greenland Halibut counted.

    Santa Barbara Greenland Halibut Counts Chart
    Greenland

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  17. Lingcod

  18. Lingcod

    There is a 1.55% catch rate for Lingcod, based on 2 Lingcod counted.

    Santa Barbara Lingcod Counts Chart
    Lingcod

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  19. Blue Shark

  20. Blue Shark

    There is a 0.78% catch rate for Blue Shark, based on 1 Blue Shark counted.

    Santa Barbara Blue Shark Counts Chart
    Blue

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Recommendations above based on 12 species of fish and 129 fish counted for February around Santa Barbara.

To date, there are 50 species of fish and a total of 22291 fish counted for Santa Barbara and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1860 (164 years).

Last Update: 2/20/2024 1:11:05 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 Santa Barbara are the following:

  1. Camby's Reef
    Camby's Reef Santa Barbara, California


  2. Hondo Platform


  3. Triple Crown


  4. 12 Mile Reef


  5. Hillhouse


  6. Pitas Point Reef
    Pitas Point Reef Depth: 24 Ventura, CA


  7. Gina


  8. Habitat


  9. A


  10. Hueneme Canyon
    Hueneme Canyon


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  1. Sunrize Tackle Inc


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