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Fishing Report for Santa Cruz, California - Stagnaro Sport Fishing, Santa Cruz and Monterey Bay, California (CA)
 

2022


Date: Friday, August 12, 2022 at 17:01:16
Current Report:
7-hour Cod Wed. 8/10 LIMITS. 7-hour Cod Fri. 8/12 almost limits, big fish.


Date: Monday, August 8, 2022 at 15:24:50
Current Report:
Sun. 8/7 Northcoast, Limits of Cod and 4 Lingcod. 16 fishing. Sat. 8/6: 7-hour Cod, 30 people caught LIMITS in 2.5 hours. Great fishing. Fri. 8/5: 7-hour Cod, 208 cod/1 Lingcod/25 fishing Wed. 8/3: 7-hour Cod, 221 Cod/24 fishing Tues. 8/2: Northcoast Limits of Cod and Lingcod. 4 fishing.


Date: Friday, August 5, 2022 at 07:28:54
Current Report:
Friday 7/29 7-hour Cod LIMITS Sat. 7/30 7-hour Cod 224 Cod for 29 fishing (~8 fish per person) Sun. Northcoast 184 Cod + 8 Lingcod for 30 fishing


Date: Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at 14:27:20
Current Report:
Wed. 7/27: 7-hour Cod trip, LIMITS. Mon. 7/25: Half Day Cod trip, 225 Cod caught (~7.5 per person) + a Ling Cod and a Halibut! Sun. 7/24: Northcoast Cod trip, LIMITS of quality Cod plus 5 Ling Cod. Sat. 7/23: 7-hour Cod, 124 Cod (5/person) + 3 Ling Cod. Sat. 7/23: Twilight Cod, 135 Cod (about 5/person) and 2 Ling Cod.


Date: Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at 14:03:57
Current Report:
Fishing Report: Fri. 7/15, 7-hour Cod LIMITS. Sat. 7/16 7-hr Cod, ~8.5 fish per person. Twilight: 1/2 Limits + a halibut! Sun. 7/17 Northcoast, 6 Ling cod, 167 Cod (~6 cod per person). Mon. 7/18 4.5-hour Cod trip ~1/2 limits. Wed. 7/20 7-hour Cod, ~8.5 fish per person. We've had a south swell.


Date: Thursday, July 14, 2022 at 15:08:15
Current Report:
The last 2 days we have had limits on our 7-hour Cod trips!


Date: Monday, July 11, 2022 at 13:58:54
Current Report:
Legacy Fishing report: Friday 7/8 & Saturday 7/9 7-hour Cod trips had limits. Sat. Twilight caught 165 Cod for 27 people. Our first NORTHCOAST trip of the year was Sunday 7/10: They caught 20 Lingcod and almost limited on great quality Rock Cod (256 for 28 fishing). Monday 7/11 Half Day Cod trip caught 156 cod for 25 fishing.


Date: Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at 15:14:31
Current Report:
Wednesday 7/6: 7-hour Cod trip had limits. Tuesday 7/5: Half Day almost had limits. 101 fish for 12 people. Monday 7/4 caught some chilipeppers and bocaccio. Saturday 7/2-7/4: 3/4 to full limits on 7-hour Cod trips. Friday 7/1: 7-hour Cod had Limits.


Date: Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at 15:08:10
Current Report:
7/6: 7-hour Cod trip had limits. 7/5: Half Day almost had limits. 101 fish for 12 people. 7/2-7/4: 3/4 to full limits on 7-hour Cod trip. 7/4 caught some chilipeppers and bocaccio. 7/1: 7-hour Cod had Limits.


Date: Saturday, July 2, 2022 at 10:27:50
Current Report:
7-hour Cod trip on July 1st: LIMITS of quality fish!


Date: Monday, June 27, 2022 at 11:06:19
Current Report:
Saturday 6/25: 7-hour Cod caught ¾ limits, Twilight Cod caught about ½ limits. Morning Half caught about ½ limits. Sunday 6/26: 7-hour Cod had LIMITS.


Date: Monday, June 20, 2022 at 13:07:20
Current Report:
Thursday 6/16: 4.5-hour Cod caught Limits. Friday 6/17: 7-hour Cod caught Limits. Saturday 6/18: 7-hour Cod caught Limits. Friday & Saturday: Twilight Cod trips caught about half limits. Sunday 6/20: 7-hour Cod caught about 3/4 limits.


Date: Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at 16:30:26
Current Report:
4.5 hour Half Day Rock Cod trip, we had 144 Rock Fish for 20 fishing. Plus 1 Lingcod and a 30" Halibut.


Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at 09:50:24
Current Report:
Friday 6/10 FULL LIMITS on 7-hour Cod! Saturday 6/11 AM half day; 47 fish. Saturday twilight; 140 fish. Sunday: 7-hour Cod: Full LIMITS!


Date: Friday, June 3, 2022 at 14:40:33
Current Report:
7-hour Rock Cod today---limits for all!


Date: Friday, May 27, 2022 at 16:01:53
Current Report:
3/4 limits on the 7-hour Rock Cod trip today!


Date: Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 09:53:19
Current Report:
About 3/4 limits on last 7-hour Cod trip 5/21. 150 fish for 21 people.


Date: Monday, May 9, 2022 at 10:40:50
Current Report:
Sunday 5/8/22 10 Salmon caught, 15 passengers.


Date: Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 15:49:38
Current Report:
May 5/ 3 salmon caught, 1 lost and May 6 Caught 7 salmon, many lost back to the sea.


Date: Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at 14:34:15
Current Report:
Stagnaro Charter Boats came back with 14 Salmon for 15 people fishing today.


Date: Monday, April 18, 2022 at 12:44:43
Current Report:
4.5 hour Monday 4/18: early limits. 6 people fishing. Salmon Sunday 4/17: We landed 5 keepers (one was huge!)and a few lost before getting to the boat. 25 people fishing. 7-hour Rock Cod Fri. 4/15: 128 Rock Cod and 2 Lingcod. 23 people fishing. 4.5 hour Wed. 4/13: 41 Rock Cod and 1 Lingcod. 23 fishing.


Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at 16:18:49
Current Report:
Last Saturday Legacy went for Rockfish with 23 on board. They caught 83 Rockfish and 3 Ling Cod.


Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at 14:45:46
Current Report:
Tuesday April 5, Legacy went out for salmon again with 9 anglers – Boated 5 nice salmon – 3 or 4 more put up a fight and got away.


Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at 14:33:05
Current Report:
April 1, Legacy Rockfish opener, half-day, caught ¾ limits for 19. ____ April 2, Legacy 7-hour trip, Half-limits of rock cod for 15 anglers. Velocity half-day, caught 90 rockfish. ____ April 3, Legacy Salmon Opener, 5 Salmon for 30 on board. Velocity half-day, caught 95 rockfish for 12 anglers.


Date: Monday, March 28, 2022 at 12:56:36
Current Report:
Last Dabs trip was a little bumpy getting out there but all-around a nice day and a great finish our Winter Sand Dabs season. 3/26/22: Saturday anglers caught sand dabs and 33 Petrale sole. 3/27/22: Sunday, we caught 392 sand dabs and 17 Petrale sole for 27 people. -------- Rock fish season opens Friday April 1st! join us for half- and full-day trips through summer, fall, and winter until Dec 31st. Salmon fishing starts in April, too. Check calendar for available trips.


Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2022 at 14:32:19
Current Report:
Last weekend Sunday we had 374 Sand Dabs and 7 Petrale Sole. Saturday, we had 448 Dabs and 25 Petrale. About 16 anglers on board each trip. Friday 3/11 Sand Dabs 150 for two anglers/private charter, Petrale Sole.


Date: Friday, March 11, 2022 at 15:19:14
Current Report:
Friday 3/11 Sand Dabs 150 for two anglers/private charter, Petrale Sole


Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at 12:31:12
Current Report:
SATURDAY, Feb. 26 21 anglers on board Legacy caught 350 nice Sad Dabs and 10 Petrale Sole! It’s been a great season for Dabs this winter! Get out on the Bay with us, every weekend in March, with a bonus trip on Thursday, March 17th.


Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2022 at 15:34:14
Current Report:
Catch report for Legacy Feb 20-21, Sand Dabs! 540 for 27 ppl Saturday, and 350 dabs for 14 on Sunday. Decent quality fish on Sunday.


Date: Monday, February 14, 2022 at 11:35:47
Current Report:
Excellent dabs this weekend! Anglers on Legacy caught 425 on Saturday and 450 on Sunday. Good quality.


Date: Monday, January 24, 2022 at 14:47:30
Current Report:
Saturday 1/22/22 Velocity went out for Sand Dabs last Saturday with 17 anglers on board. They caught 270 Dabs + 2 Petrale Sole.


Date: Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at 14:13:33
Current Report:
Just talked to the Captain & Crew and they thought the SAND DABS Opener on January 1st, 2022 was the best yet! They caught 405 quality Dabs for 15 fishermen.


Date: Friday, December 31, 2021 at 16:36:57
Current Report:
Happy New Year! On our last 4.5 hour Cod trip of 2021 we were able to get 150 Rock Cod for 23 passengers. Sand Dabs start January 1st!


Date: Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at 16:00:28
Current Report:
December 17, 18, 19th__ Velocity ran the half-day trips, fishing over the local reefs off Santa Cruz. The catch by the numbers was just OK, but they brought up some Quality Rockfish.___ Legacy went out for the full day trips this weekend. Friday and Saturday were just OK, then Sunday with 15 on board, had a better day of fishing – they caught 98 rockfish including 6 Lingcod and 1 Cabezon.


Date: Monday, December 6, 2021 at 13:38:17
Current Report:
“Legacy” catch report for December 3rd – 5th. Friday 1/2-day rock cod trip, we had 10 anglers on board. They caught 62 rockfish and 3 Lingcod! Saturday 7-hour rock cod trip, 122 rockfish for 20 anglers on board, private charter. Sunday 7-hour rock cod trip, fished in the shallower water, with 53 rockfish, 3 Lingcod and 2 Cabezon for a group of 8 anglers on board. . Get out on the Bay for good Winter Fishing! Rockfish season ends December 31st. We’ll switch to Sand Dabs January 1st. . 2022 California Sportfishing Licenses available now – $54.00 for the year – they make a great Christmas present!


Date: Monday, November 29, 2021 at 14:55:34
Current Report:
Velocity half-day trips over the weekend, November 25-28. Thanksgiving morning, nice catch! Lingcod and rockfish made a great dinner for our anglers! Saturday, Great weather - 80 fish for 28 on board. Sunday, 61 fish with a few lingcod for 20 people fishing. … Legacy full-day deep sea/ rock fish trips, taking ¾ - full limits: Friday, 23 on board with 160 fish Saturday, 23 on board with 169 fish, including 3 lings. Sunday, 6 on board with limits of rock fish and 2 lingcod


Date: Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at 16:18:16
Current Report:
11/23/21 Tuesday's Half Day Rock Cod trip had 26 fish caught plus a Lingcod and Cabezon.


Date: Monday, November 22, 2021 at 15:30:05
Current Report:
Velocity: 61 rockfish on the half-day rock cod trip Saturday, 80 rockfish on Sunday. Legacy: Limits or rockfish for 14 anglers on board, Sat: 30 on board with 194 fish (about half-limits). Sunday,15 anglers caught 110 fish (3/4 limits).


Date: Monday, November 15, 2021 at 15:26:40
Current Report:
Last Friday on the 7-hour rock cod trip they caught 83 fish for 9 people on board. The half-days Saturday and Sunday enjoyed good weather but caught less fish.


Date: Monday, November 8, 2021 at 12:34:47
Current Report:
Rockfish catch is consistent and bountiful on the full day trips up at the Davenport/Wilder Ranch fishing grounds. The shorter trips catch has been spotty but fun days out! SAT 11/6, Limits of rockfish on the 7-hour trip for 19 people on Legacy. Velocity half-day, they caught 22 fish for 26 anglers.


Date: Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 12:08:35
Current Report:
Legacy Fishing Report Halloween weekend: The full-day rock cod trip Saturday 10/30 came home with limits of rock fish for 18 people. Sunday slowed a little on the half-day, with 20 rock fish for 8 anglers on board.


Date: Monday, October 11, 2021 at 14:33:15
Current Report:
VELOCITY… Half Day Saturday10/9: 27 people 91 fish… Half Day Sunday 10/10: 35 people 86 fish… LEGACY… North Coast, 9-hour Rock Cod Trip, Saturday 10/9: 17 lingcod and 175 rock fish with 1 halibut and 1 cabezon… 7-Hour Rock Cod, Sunday 10/10: Limits of rock fish for 22 anglers.


Date: Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at 12:04:13
Current Report:
Saturday, October 2nd: 7-hour Rock Cod caught Full limits. The Twilight had about 1/2 limits (big swell). The North Coast trip on Sunday 10/3 caught 172 Rock Cod, 25 LINGCOD and 2 Cabezon.


Date: Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at 10:44:52
Current Report:
Friday, Oct. 1st we had quick Limits on our 7 hour Rock Cod trip, for 15 anglers.


Date: Monday, September 20, 2021 at 15:23:46
Current Report:
LEGACY: Limits of rock fish on Saturday 7-hour cod trip then on the Twilight Saturday afternoon they caught 82 fish for 26 people… North Coast Sunday – 25 anglers on board came home with 241 Rockfish, one Lingcod and + one 22 lb. Halibut.


Date: Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 12:43:58
Current Report:
Fishing Report: Legacy: Sat. 9/11 7 hour Rock Cod trip yielded limits for all on board! Sat. 9/11 Twilight (4.5 hours) had half limits. Sun. 9/12 North Coast trip had 176 Rock Cod per person + 17 Ling Cod! We have added our October trips.


Date: Friday, September 10, 2021 at 15:25:25
Current Report:
The 7 hour Rock Cod trip today had limits for 13 anglers plus 3 Ling Cod.


Date: Saturday, August 28, 2021 at 13:18:27
Current Report:
Today's Half Day trip had about 1/2 limits of Cod. The 7 hour Cod trip had full limits!


Date: Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at 15:06:04
Current Report:
Last weekend Aug 20-22… LEGACY: Saturday 7-hour trip caught limits of rock fish for 14 anglers. … Later, 110 fish for 32 people on the Twilight trip. … Sunday North Coast trip took in 14 lings, 1 halibut, and 187 rock fish, for 20 on Legacy. … VELOCITY: Friday 7-hour caught limits of rock fish for 15 guys. … They did pretty good Friday afternoon Twilight with 141 fish for 15 guys. … Saturday half-day took in limits for 15 guys. … Sunday not so much: 91 fish for 34 guys.


Date: Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at 14:56:50
Current Report:
This past weekend the rock fishing has been solid on the full day out on Legacy, running up the coast off Wilder and Davenport. Friday and Saturday 7-hour trips caught limits of rock fish both days. … Legacy went out in the afternoon Friday and Saturday and caught average of ¾ limits of rock fish both days – about 30 anglers on board. Saturday there was a nice big halibut! … The North Coast trip on Sunday caught 27 Lings, one 35-lb Halibut and one Cabezon, plus limits of rock fish for 15 on board. … Velocity running half-day trip all weekend, averaged ½ limits for full boats.


Date: Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at 11:45:16
Current Report:
Friday 7/16/21 Half Day trip 194 rock fish for 27 fishing. Saturday 7/17/21 Half Day trip 215 rock fish for 35 people. Twilight 7/17/21 152 rock fish for 27 fishing. Sunday 7/18/21 Half Day trip 135 rock fish for 31 fishing. Ling cod making an appearance. Limits on all 7 hour Rock Cod trips. On the NorthCoast trip 7/18 we had 13 lings and 206 rock fish for 27 fishing.


Date: Monday, July 12, 2021 at 15:13:14
Current Report:
Legacy Fishing Report, Saturday 7/10: Limits of rock fish on the 7-hour Cod trip, then they caught 95 fish on the afternoon “Twilight” trip for 30 people on board. Sunday 7/11: North Coast trip caught limits of rock fish, 12 Lings and 14 shakers. Looks to be improving up at the Island. ------------------------------------ Velocity Fishing Report, Saturday and Sunday, 3/4 limits of rock cod on the half day morning trips -- some nice Lingcod coming up all weekend.


Date: Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at 18:11:47
Current Report:
Catch report from Velocity this weekend: Coming home with half to 3/4 limits with a few ling cod starting to show up ----- Over this weekend anglers on Legacy caught limits of rockfish on 7hr trips and 3/4 limits on the afternoon Twilight trips. Tuesday 7/6, they caught early limits of rockfish for 8 anglers.


Date: Thursday, July 1, 2021 at 17:03:34
Current Report:
7 hour Rock Cod trip with limits for 14 fishermen.


Date: Saturday, June 26, 2021 at 13:49:26
Current Report:
7 hour Rock Cod trips have been getting limits. North Coast trip 6/20 we had 6 ling cod and 170 rock fish for 27 people. Twilight Rock Cod trips have been around 3/4 limits. Twilight 6/25 had 105 rock cod for 14 people. Half Day Rock Cod trips have been about 3/4 limits.


Date: Monday, June 14, 2021 at 15:12:07
Current Report:
Both our half-day and 7-hour coast trips caught on average 3/4 limits over the weekend. Vermillion, copper, canary rock fish.


Date: Monday, June 7, 2021 at 16:01:05
Current Report:
Our 4.5 hour (half day) Rod Cod trips have been catching about half to 3/4 limits. There have been some Ling Cod in the mix. The 7 hour Rock Cod trips have mostly been catching limits. Our last trip had limits and 3 Lings! (6/3/21)


Date: Monday, May 24, 2021 at 15:01:17
Current Report:
Half-day rock cod fishing on Velocity is yielding half-limits for the morning anglers. Yellows, blues, reds and a few Lingcod in the mix.


Date: Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 13:47:27
Current Report:
Salmon Trip on Legacy: 8 salmon for 7 anglers yesterday.


Date: Monday, April 26, 2021 at 15:11:26
Current Report:
Nice day out yesterday! Legacy caught 16 salmon, out by Moss Landing.


Date: Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 11:28:16
Current Report:
Last weekend averaged about half-limits of rock fish for anglers on board Velocity for the half-day trips. Yellows are starting to bite. Friday 4/16 half-day cod, 111 rock fish. Saturday 4/17 morning half-day cod, 108, twilight trip caught 110. Sunday 4/18 boated 103 rock fish.


Date: Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 14:27:17
Current Report:
Thursday we caught 18 keeper Salmon for 25 passengers!


Date: Monday, April 5, 2021 at 14:41:43
Current Report:
Today our first day out for Salmon - boated 14 salmon for the group. Lots of action out there on Monterey Bay!


Date: Monday, April 5, 2021 at 14:41:16
Current Report:
Sunday 1/2 day rock cod private charter caught 53 fish for 7 anglers on board.


Date: Thursday, April 1, 2021 at 12:30:28
Current Report:
Rock Cod Opener: 155 fish caught by 25 people. We were in the Davenport area. Caught some Canaries, big Coppers and a few Vermillion.


Date: Sunday, March 21, 2021 at 14:04:51
Current Report:
Sunday Dabs Trip on Legacy: Caught 387 Sand Dabs for 19 fishers, 8 Petrale Sole and a few Dover Sole. We’re down to the last weekend for Dabs coming up. Rock fish and Salmon open in April.


Date: Monday, March 8, 2021 at 15:11:57
Current Report:
We're going out for sand dabs every weekend rest of March. Rock Cod opens April 1! Now booking full and half-day trips. Welcome aboard.


Date: Monday, March 1, 2021 at 15:04:52
Current Report:
Good fishing on Legacy this weekend! Sunday 2/28 caught 250 sand dabs and 5 Petrale sole for 17 anglers __ Saturday 2/27 caught 200 dabs and 3 Petrale sole for 15 anglers.


Date: Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 14:18:51
Current Report:
2/20/21 Dabs half-day on Legacy caught 280 sand dabs for 17 anglers + 5 nice Petrale Sole.


Date: Monday, February 15, 2021 at 16:06:16
Current Report:
Misty morning sand dabs catch – 260 dabs for 7 anglers today on Legacy


Date: Saturday, January 30, 2021 at 11:16:11
Current Report:
CALIFORNIA COMMERCIAL FISHING LICENSES GO ON SALE MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1st. Come by our shop to renew your Commercial Fishing License for yourself and your vessel. Open 10am to 3pm Sunday thru Thursday and 9:30am to 5pm Friday and Saturday. 1718 Brommer St (at 17th Ave) Santa Cruz. First-time commercial licensees: You cannot purchase a commercial fishing license or register a commercial fishing vessel for the first time without contacting LRBCOMM@wildlife.ca.gov or (916) 928-5822 to establish your commercial fishing customer account. Thank You and Good Fishing! Stagnaro Charter Boats 831-427-2334


Date: Monday, January 18, 2021 at 16:09:21
Current Report:
Saturday, Sunday, Monday --1/16 about 300 sand dabs --1/17 about 300 sand dabs --1/18 200 dabs for 15 anglers on board Legacy each day out. Yum


Date: Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 13:52:24
Current Report:
Sunday January 10, 2021 330 sand dabs for 22 people.


Date: Saturday, January 2, 2021 at 10:48:25
Current Report:
On January 1st, 2021 345 Sand Dabs were caught by 15 people.

 


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