Santa Cruz Fishing

Top Santa Cruz Fishing Spots

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. 

Mulligan Hill
12/31/2012 12:40:32 AM - Mulligan Hill 36.44.98 / 121.52.

Soldier’s Club
12/31/2012 1:01:17 AM - Soldier’s Club 36.41.14 / 121.52.28

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Latest Santa Cruz Fishing Reports

October 18
10/18/2021 9:27:20 PM - Tuna catching is still going on. Looks like tomorrow is our best shot this week weatherwise to get these monsters. The post October 18 appeared first on Monterey Bay and Sant

October 16
10/16/2021 3:56:49 PM - Our 1st tuna trip of the season and it’s a great one. We’re still out fishing now and already have a beautiful 100 pounder on the boat. The post October 16 appeared first on

October 12
10/15/2021 12:00:53 PM - A perfect day for Terry & Tim to celebrate their 30th anniversary. Wind was blowing and it made fishing even more fun. Bigger fish tend to bite better in the wind. Came home

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Santa Cruz Fishing Prediction

Optimal fishing activity will be between 7 - 11 AM on Sunday.

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data in Santa Cruz, you should target one of the following top 6 species for this time of year:
  1. Halibut - 47.62% Catch Rate

  2. Cod - 33.33% Catch Rate

  3. Lingcod - 14.29% Catch Rate

  4. Bluefin Tuna - 4.76% Catch Rate
    Bluefin Tuna

  5. Recommedations above based on 132 local reports and 4 species of fish for October in Santa Cruz.

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Top Santa Cruz Fishing Charters & Guides

Monterey Bay Charters
MEGA-BITE is the premier 6-pack charter boat located in the Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor and we fish the Monterey Bay. We provide all types of charters aboard our spacious 32x12 foot 630 horsepower Sport Sedan. We can take up to six people fishing for sa

Capitola and Santa Cruz Boat Rentals
Santa Cruz Boat Rentals and Capitola Boat and Bait have the only motorized ocean skiffs for rent on Monterey Bay, so if you want to get out there, you want to come here! Our shops are located on the Santa Cruz and Capitola wharves, making them the pe

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Top Santa Cruz Bait & Tackle Stores

Coyote Discount Bait & Tackle

Fisherman's Warehouse

Sportsmen's Supply

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Top Santa Cruz Marinas

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Latest Fishing Spots

Naked Sole

Soquel Hole East
East side of the Hole
Soquel Hole West
West side of the Hole

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Current Moon Phase

Waning Gibbous Moon

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