Channel Islands
Articles in "Fish Reports"

White Seabass Fishing is off the charts!

by Channel Islands Sportfishing Staff

This past week was one of the best, if not the best, week of fishing yet this year for White Seabass Fishing. Both local island and outer island boats got into a wide open White Seabass bite catching limits or very close to limits.

Spring Fishing in the Channel Islands - White Seabass, Yellowtail, Halibut & Rockfish

by Channel Islands Sportfishing Staff

Spring fishing is here and the fleet usually focuses on straight Rockfish. But this year, fishermen have already caught a bunch of White Seabass , Yellowtail and a few Halibut.

Spring Fishing in the Channel Islands is fun and highly productive

by Channel Islands Sportfishing Staff

Fishing this spring has been a lot of fun and highly productive. Bottom fishing for all kinds of species continues to be stellar this spring, with some of the biggest Rockfish seen in many years. Whether it be in the shallows or deep water, or at the local islands or coastal spots, it doesn't seem to matter.

Fall Fishing includes White Seabass, Bluefin Tuna, and more!

by Channel Islands Sportfishing Staff

Fall fishing at the Northern Channel Islands is always good but after the summer we had one can only assume the fall bite will be just as epic! Variety this week included, White Seabass, Bluefin Tuna, Rockfish and other great fish.

Good fishing in October in the northern Channel Islands

by Channel Islands Sportfishing Staff

Here we are in early October and the fish report is still as good as it was in July. A few windy days kept us off the water but finding the fish once we got back out there proved to be easier than expected.

Channel Islands Sportfishing Report - White Seabass and Rockfishing

by Channel Islands Sportfishing Staff

While the weather again this week was not our friend we did manage to catch some nice fish in between fronts. A couple of our full day trips found a few White Seabass that wanted to bite and our trips fishing Rockfish are still catching better than average quality.

The tuna are still biting in Ventura County!

by Channel Islands Sportfishing Staff

It continues to be a great year as this 2015 El Nino brings more exotic fishing to our beautiful islands. Only time will tell but we still expect this extended summer to rage on through October and well into the early winter months.

Channel Islands Sportfishing Report for Week of August 2, 2015

by Channel Islands Sportfishing Staff

It's been another interesting week here at Cisco's with ever warming waters bringing new species into the area. Anglers are starting to see Dorado/Mahi Mahi and Yellowtail under kelp paddies off the backside of Anacapa Island.

Channel Islands Sportfishing Report and Whoppers of the week for July 12, 2015

by Mike Thompson Channel Islands Sportfishing Staff

This week we had a fishing tournament that we do at about this time every year. The Western Outdoor News is probably the best fishing and hunting weekly publication, especially here in Southern California

Ranger 85 Annual 2 day Father's Day

by Frank Ursitti Ranger 85 & Coral Sea Sportfishing

This past weekend's Father's Day Annual 2 Day was a great trip.

We decided to spend one of the days fishing for game fish. There had been rumors of fish caught the day before and all were excited at the prospect of catching a few White Seabass.