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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. Kelp Bass

  2. Kelp Bass

    There is a 32.96% catch rate for Kelp Bass, based on 237 Kelp Bass counted.

    Santa Barbara Kelp Bass Counts Chart
    Kelp

    ENLARGE SANTA BARBARA KELP BASS COUNTS CHART


  3. California Sheephead

  4. California Sheephead

    There is a 18.08% catch rate for California Sheephead, based on 130 California Sheephead counted.

    Santa Barbara California Sheephead Counts Chart
    California

    ENLARGE SANTA BARBARA CALIFORNIA SHEEPHEAD COUNTS CHART


  5. Giant Sea Bass

  6. Giant Sea Bass

    There is a 15.02% catch rate for Giant Sea Bass, based on 108 Giant Sea Bass counted.

    Santa Barbara Giant Sea Bass Counts Chart
    Giant

    ENLARGE SANTA BARBARA GIANT SEA BASS COUNTS CHART


  7. Kelp Rockfish

  8. Kelp Rockfish

    There is a 14.33% catch rate for Kelp Rockfish, based on 103 Kelp Rockfish counted.

    Santa Barbara Kelp Rockfish Counts Chart
    Kelp

    ENLARGE SANTA BARBARA KELP ROCKFISH COUNTS CHART


  9. Queenfish

  10. Queenfish

    There is a 6.12% catch rate for Queenfish, based on 44 Queenfish counted.

    Santa Barbara Queenfish Counts Chart
    Queenfish

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  11. Cabezon

  12. Cabezon

    There is a 4.87% catch rate for Cabezon, based on 35 Cabezon counted.

    Santa Barbara Cabezon Counts Chart
    Cabezon

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  13. Bocaccio

  14. Bocaccio

    There is a 2.23% catch rate for Bocaccio, based on 16 Bocaccio counted.

    Santa Barbara Bocaccio Counts Chart
    Bocaccio

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  15. Rainbow Trout

  16. Rainbow Trout

    There is a 1.81% catch rate for Rainbow Trout, based on 13 Rainbow Trout counted.

    Santa Barbara Rainbow Trout Counts Chart
    Rainbow

    ENLARGE SANTA BARBARA RAINBOW TROUT COUNTS CHART


  17. Threadfin Shad

  18. Threadfin Shad

    There is a 0.97% catch rate for Threadfin Shad, based on 7 Threadfin Shad counted.

    Santa Barbara Threadfin Shad Counts Chart
    Threadfin

    ENLARGE SANTA BARBARA THREADFIN SHAD COUNTS CHART


  19. White Seabass

  20. White Seabass

    There is a 0.97% catch rate for White Seabass, based on 7 White Seabass counted.

    Santa Barbara White Seabass Counts Chart
    White

    ENLARGE SANTA BARBARA WHITE SEABASS COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 23 species of fish and 719 fish counted for May 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: 5/21/2024 2:16:02 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. Hueneme Canyon
    Hueneme Canyon


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