San Diego Fishing Reports

Your San Diego Fishing Experience


Dive into the latest angling updates with California Sport Fishing Co.'s dynamic fishing report. As the go-to authority for fishing adventures in San Diego, our reports offer real-time insights into the thriving marine life and optimal fishing conditions. Stay one step ahead with expert guidance from Captain Ethan Hougie, ensuring an informed and successful outing. Explore the depths of excitement and discovery with our comprehensive fishing reports—your key to a memorable and rewarding experience on the waters of San Diego.


We get these questions often. What fish are biting off San Diego? What is the best month to fish in San Diego? What is the most popular fish in San Diego? Well, off the coast of San Diego, a variety of fish species are commonly biting, including yellowtail, tuna, dorado, calico bass, and halibut. The diverse marine ecosystem and rich waters make San Diego a prime location for anglers seeking a wide range of exciting catches. Explore our fishing reports to discover the exciting adventures our guests have had while reeling in these fantastic fish!


California Sport Fishing Co. offers fishing trips ranging from 11 to 30 hours, allowing you to select the perfect adventure based on your preferences and desired time on the water. Recognizing the multitude of resources available for planning your upcoming fishing trip, we're delighted that you've found our insights valuable. At California Sport Fishing Co., we're enthusiastic about sharing our expertise on these remarkable waters with fellow passionate anglers like yourself. We look forward to the excitement of fishing alongside you!

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May 7, 2024

San Diego Fishing Today

Today was an incredible day out on the waters of San Diego Bay. The sun was shining, the breeze was gentle, and the fish were biting! We started our morning targeting spotted bay bass along the rocky shores, and they were certainly eager to play. Within the first hour, we had already landed a dozen spotted bay bass, each one putting up a good fight. As the morning progressed, we moved to some deeper spots where the halibut were known to lurk. It didn't take long before we felt that unmistakable tug on the line, and we reeled in some impressive halibut, adding six to our haul. After a quick lunch break, we decided to switch gears and try our luck with sand bass and bluefin tuna. They were abundant today, and we had a blast reeling them in one after another. By mid-afternoon, we had landed a total of eight sand bass, each one more feisty than the last. But the highlight of the day came when we unexpectedly hooked into not one, but two bluefin tuna! These magnificent fish put our skills to the test, darting through the water with incredible speed and strength. After some intense battles, we managed to bring both bluefin tuna aboard, capping off an already fantastic day with an unforgettable experience. Overall, it was a successful and exhilarating day of fishing in San Diego Bay. The variety of species caught, including the prized bluefin tuna, made for an adventure we won't soon forget. Can't wait to get back out on the water for more thrilling fishing experiences!