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Ventura Fishing



Top Ventura Fishing Spots

  1. Camby's Reef
    4/20/2015 5:37:48 PM - Camby's Reef Santa Barbara, California


  2. Harrison Reef
    6/9/2012 1:57:06 PM -


  3. Calleguas Creek
    6/9/2012 9:43:50 PM -


  4. Triple Crown
    5/3/2013 9:10:56 PM -


  5. The Point
    8/21/2013 1:00:42 PM - Leopard sharks, bat rays, shovel nose, smelts, and a mystery fish.


  6. Hillhouse
    1/30/2017 3:25:25 AM -


  7. Gina
    1/30/2017 3:25:24 AM -


  8. Pitas Point Reef
    7/20/2015 11:17:34 PM - Pitas Point Reef Depth: 24 Ventura, CA


  9. A
    1/30/2017 3:25:25 AM -


  10. Habitat
    1/30/2017 3:25:25 AM -



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Ventura Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

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

  2. Cabezon

    There is a 36.61% catch rate for Cabezon, based on 41 Cabezon counted.

    Ventura Cabezon Counts Chart
    Cabezon

    ENLARGE VENTURA CABEZON COUNTS CHART


  3. Bocaccio

  4. Bocaccio

    There is a 14.29% catch rate for Bocaccio, based on 16 Bocaccio counted.

    Ventura Bocaccio Counts Chart
    Bocaccio

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  5. Lingcod

  6. Lingcod

    There is a 10.71% catch rate for Lingcod, based on 12 Lingcod counted.

    Ventura Lingcod Counts Chart
    Lingcod

    ENLARGE VENTURA LINGCOD COUNTS CHART


  7. Kelp Bass

  8. Kelp Bass

    There is a 8.93% catch rate for Kelp Bass, based on 10 Kelp Bass counted.

    Ventura Kelp Bass Counts Chart
    Kelp

    ENLARGE VENTURA KELP BASS COUNTS CHART


  9. Green Sunfish

  10. Green Sunfish

    There is a 5.36% catch rate for Green Sunfish, based on 6 Green Sunfish counted.

    Ventura Green Sunfish Counts Chart
    Green

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  11. Striped Mullet

  12. Striped Mullet

    There is a 5.36% catch rate for Striped Mullet, based on 6 Striped Mullet counted.

    Ventura Striped Mullet Counts Chart
    Striped

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  13. California Sheephead

  14. California Sheephead

    There is a 3.57% catch rate for California Sheephead, based on 4 California Sheephead counted.

    Ventura California Sheephead Counts Chart
    California

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  15. Rainbow Trout

  16. Rainbow Trout

    There is a 3.57% catch rate for Rainbow Trout, based on 4 Rainbow Trout counted.

    Ventura Rainbow Trout Counts Chart
    Rainbow

    ENLARGE VENTURA RAINBOW TROUT COUNTS CHART


  17. White Crappie

  18. White Crappie

    There is a 2.68% catch rate for White Crappie, based on 3 White Crappie counted.

    Ventura White Crappie Counts Chart
    White

    ENLARGE VENTURA WHITE CRAPPIE COUNTS CHART


  19. Bluegill

  20. Bluegill

    There is a 1.79% catch rate for Bluegill, based on 2 Bluegill counted.

    Ventura Bluegill Counts Chart
    Bluegill

    ENLARGE VENTURA BLUEGILL COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 15 species of fish and 112 fish counted for December around Ventura.

To date, there are 49 species of fish and a total of 19947 fish counted for Ventura and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1860 (162 years).

Last Update: 12/1/2022 4:03:09 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.

View full Ventura Fishing Forecast to see all species and best lures and colors to use.

Latest Ventura Fishing Reports

  • Reservation System Down Please call 805-382-6233
    5/18/2017 2:56:04 PM - During a migration of the system our files got deleted. Pleas call us to get on board! 805-382-6233 Our apologies for any inconvenience.


  • Fish Count 05/17/17
    5/17/2017 2:56:03 PM - Fish Count 05/17/17 1 Boat New Hustler 1/2 Day Open Party 11 Anglers 40 Red Snapper 70 Rockfish


  • Fish Count 05/16/17
    5/16/2017 2:56:04 PM - Fish Count 05/16/17 1 Boat New Hustler 3/4 Day Open Party 11 Anglers 20 Whitefish 3 Sheephead 2 Sculpin 110 Rockfish


  • Fish Counts 05/13/17
    5/13/2017 2:56:04 PM - Fish Counts 05/13/17 1 Boat Coroloma 3/4 Day Open Party 26 Anglers 152 Rockfish 31 Red Snapper 4 Sculpin 1 Sheephead


  • Fish Count 05/12/17
    5/12/2017 2:56:05 PM - Fish Count 05/19/17 1 BOAT New hustler 3 Anglers (Crew trip) 3 White Sea bass Plenty of room on board all week! Give us a call 805-382-6233


  • Overnight Charter opened up 5 spots!LIMITED LOAD!!
    5/11/2017 1:16:28 AM -  One of our charters has a limited load! Only 17 Anglers!! 5 Spots available. $200 per person Departing 05/11 (Thursday) Fishing Friday 05/12 Give us a call to get on board!


  • 5 AM trips all Week! White Sea Bass are Biting
    5/11/2017 1:16:28 AM -   New Hustler has 5 White Sea Bass on board already! We are departing at 5 AM all week $90 per person! Give us a call to get on Board!! 805-382-6233 or Book Online www.hooksla


  • Fish Count 05/08/17
    5/8/2017 1:16:27 AM - Fish Count 05/08/17 1 Boat New Hustler 3/4 Day Charter 15 Anglers 6 White Seabass 150 Rockfish 11 Whitefish 3 Sheephead 1 Lingcod 1 Rock Sole


  • Fish Count 05/04/17
    5/4/2017 1:16:28 AM - 1 Boat (New Hustler) 3/4 Day Charter 12 Anglers 120 Rockfish 7 Sheephead 1 Lingcod 1 Sculpin 4 Whitefish


  • Coroloma is BACK in the WATER!
    5/3/2017 11:36:06 AM -


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Top Ventura Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Hooks Landing Sportfishing Bait and Tackle
    Welcome to Hook's Sportfishing. We're located in Channel Islands Harbor in Oxnard, CA. We now have 3 boats. The Coroloma is our 3/4 day boat that leaves at 6am and returns at 4pm for $65 per person. The New Bluefin is our charter boat, but it

  2. Eric's Tackle Shop
    Opened in 1979 as Moore's Tackle and renamed in 1994 as Eric's Tackle Shop. We specialize in west coast big game (stand up and rail rod fishing) to local island fishing(bass, WSB and Halibut). Our inventory also includes Largemouth bass tourn

  3. Abel Automatics


  4. Hyun's Tackle Shop
    For more than 20 years, we have been providing supplies for salt water fishing sports. We are dedicated in supplying best products at competitive prices. We strive to satisfy our customers by providing products and services in timely manner. It is ou

  5. Blue Tuna Spearfishing
    Blue Tuna Spearfishing is your full service one-stop Spearo Shop. We offer the best quality spearfishing gear from all over the world.

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Top Ventura Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Hooks Landing Sportfishing Bait and Tackle
    Welcome to Hook's Sportfishing. We're located in Channel Islands Harbor in Oxnard, CA. We now have 3 boats. The Coroloma is our 3/4 day boat that leaves at 6am and returns at 4pm for $65 per person. The New Bluefin is our charter boat, but it

  2. Ventura Sportfishing
    Open charter fishing at the Northern Channel Islands. Full service tackle shop with FREE parking. Fishing 7-days a week!

  3. Gentleman Sportfishing
    The "Gentleman" is docked at Channel Islands Sportfishing. We leave the dock at 6am each day. Come on down and go fishing! Great fun for the whole family.

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