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Ventura Fishing



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. Lingcod

  2. Lingcod

    There is a 67.87% catch rate for Lingcod, based on 414 Lingcod counted.

    Ventura Lingcod Counts Chart
    Lingcod

    ENLARGE VENTURA LINGCOD COUNTS CHART


  3. Cabezon

  4. Cabezon

    There is a 11.48% catch rate for Cabezon, based on 70 Cabezon counted.

    Ventura Cabezon Counts Chart
    Cabezon

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  5. Bocaccio

  6. Bocaccio

    There is a 7.05% catch rate for Bocaccio, based on 43 Bocaccio counted.

    Ventura Bocaccio Counts Chart
    Bocaccio

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  7. California Sheephead

  8. California Sheephead

    There is a 4.1% catch rate for California Sheephead, based on 25 California Sheephead counted.

    Ventura California Sheephead Counts Chart
    California

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  9. Kelp Rockfish

  10. Kelp Rockfish

    There is a 3.61% catch rate for Kelp Rockfish, based on 22 Kelp Rockfish counted.

    Ventura Kelp Rockfish Counts Chart
    Kelp

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  11. Queenfish

  12. Queenfish

    There is a 1.48% catch rate for Queenfish, based on 9 Queenfish counted.

    Ventura Queenfish Counts Chart
    Queenfish

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  13. Sharpchin Rockfish

  14. Sharpchin Rockfish

    There is a 1.48% catch rate for Sharpchin Rockfish, based on 9 Sharpchin Rockfish counted.

    Ventura Sharpchin Rockfish Counts Chart
    Sharpchin

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  15. Shortbelly Rockfish

  16. Shortbelly Rockfish

    There is a 1.15% catch rate for Shortbelly Rockfish, based on 7 Shortbelly Rockfish counted.

    Ventura Shortbelly Rockfish Counts Chart
    Shortbelly

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  17. Chub Mackerel

  18. Chub Mackerel

    There is a 0.33% catch rate for Chub Mackerel, based on 2 Chub Mackerel counted.

    Ventura Chub Mackerel Counts Chart
    Chub

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  19. Coho Salmon

  20. Coho Salmon

    There is a 0.33% catch rate for Coho Salmon, based on 2 Coho Salmon counted.

    Ventura Coho Salmon Counts Chart
    Coho

    ENLARGE VENTURA COHO SALMON COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 16 species of fish and 610 fish counted for February around Ventura.

To date, there are 58 species of fish and a total of 30247 fish counted for Ventura and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1860 (164 years).

Last Update: 2/24/2024 10:58:16 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 Ventura are the following:

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


  2. Harrison Reef
    The reef is known for lots of lingcod. There is also some rockfish here. Bank 67


  3. Triple Crown


  4. The Point
    Leopard sharks, bat rays, shovel nose, smelts, and a mystery fish.


  5. 12 Mile Reef


  6. Hillhouse


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


  8. Gina


  9. Habitat


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Latest Ventura Fishing Reports

  • Reservation System Down Please call 805-382-6233
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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!!
     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
      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
    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
    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!


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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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