Fishing Reports 2017

FISHING CHARTERS

Fish For: Salmon Rock Cod Halibut Tuna Crab season opens November 5th

Combo Trips of Crab and RockCod or

Crab and Sandabs will be available

  We have Crab only trips available. $120. per person.
ADDITIONAL SERVICES

Whale Watching Ash Scattering at Sea

BOAT SPECIFICATIONS

300 HP Caterpiller engine 12' Beam 100 sq. ft. unobstructed cockpit Padded Coaming Sun Shade Private head

Fishing Boat Miss Beth

2017 Fishing Reports

December 11, 2017 Fishing Report

Limits for everyone today. First stop was to pull the crab pots. The crab are big this year. JT and JP then took the boat near Davenport. The customers caught a variety of rock fish plus 4 lingcod up to 12 pounds. Thanks for the Charter Sean and friends.

December 9, 2017 Fishing Report

Saturdays Charter fished near Davenport. The water was flat calm. The weather was beautiful. The fishing was a blast. Limits of rock cod and limits of nice lingcod. The crab are big and plentiful The customers got limits of crab right away. Thanks Ryan. Thanks Eric. Go Fish Santa Cruz Charters. Call for booking. 831.234.6155

December 2, 2017 Fishing Report

Today the Charter took Jenny, Joey, Josh and Jason out on a combo trip for crab and rock fish. You couldn’t find a nicer day here in the Monterey Bay. They first stopped and pulled crab pots. Jenny pulled the first pot. It was her first and had her pot had the most – 10 big beauties. The boat then went up the coast where they found fast limits of a variety of rock fish. Thanks Joey. We have charters available. Call 831.234.6155 for booking.655879374

December 1, 2017 Fishing Report

Our repeat customer Steve fished with some of his friends today. Captain JT took the charter up to the Davenport area where it was wide open. The water was a little bumpy in the morning but glass in the afternoon. They caught limits of a variety of rock fish. They stopped and pulled crab pots and got limits again. Crabs are big this year. Thanks Steve. We have charters available. Call for bookings. 831.234.6155958176774

November 25, 2017 Fishing Report

Today we went catching. We fished near Davenport and caught limits of a variety of rock fish including a few nice vermillion and 7 ling cod up 12 pounds. We stopped and pulled crab pots that yielded 25 big Dungeness Crabs. The water was flat calm. The weather was beautiful. The whales were out. Thanks Dave and team. We have charters available. Call 831.234.6155 for booking one.630207437 (1)

November 18, 2017 Fishing Report

Today was a great day of fishing. The boat fished right in front of Steamer Lane and caught limits of rock cod including a nice ling cod and vermillion. On their way in they pulled crab pots and got boat limits. The crab are big this year. We have charters available. Call for bookings. 831.234.6155IMG950985

November 10, 2017 Fishing Report

Our Charter with Wayne and sons had a combo trip of Rock Cod and Dungeness Crab. Ray and Josh took the boat to the Natural Bridges area where they caught limits of blues and olive rock cod. Then they stopped to pull crab pots. Yippee – 27 nice ones. Big ones. We have charters available. Call for booking. 831.234.6155. Thanksgiving is upon us. Your friends and family will love you.

November 5, 2017 Fishing Report

Great fun today fishing with Daniel, his son and friends. Shane was on board who added to the fun. They fished the Wilder Ranch and Natural Bridges area and caught half limits of rock fish including olives, blues and blacks as well as one nice ling cod. Water was nice. Weather was beautiful. We have charters available for rock fish and crab combo trips available. We pulled some crab pots yesterday. The crab are here. Call for bookings.

October 30, 2017 Fishing Report

Everyone had a blast on the Charter today. The boat fished the South Rock area and moved to Natural Bridges area due to choppy water. They caught half limits of a variety of Rockfish including some BIG vermillion. Thanks Stephanie and team. We have charters available. Call for booking. Go Fish Santa Cruz Charters.   IMG951195

October 8, 2017 Fishing Report

Today the Charter fished near Wilder Ranch. There was a swell but the water was definitely fishable. The customers caught nice size lingcod and a variety of rock cod including blues, black, yellows. They also landed some beautiful Vermillion. We have charters available. Call for bookings. 831.234.6155. Go Fish Santa Cruz Charters. Thanks Ken and team. 482917929

September 29, 2017 Fishing Report

Our charter today fished deep off Natural Bridges. Stephanie, her family and friends caught almost limits of a variety of rock fish including 13 BIG yellows, some blues, some vermillion and 3 lingcod up to 12 pounds. Captain Ray reported the water was nice, the winds were down in the morning. For added entertainment the whales put on a show. Everyone had a blast. We have charters available. Call for bookings. Go Fish Santa Cruz Charters. IMG951137

September 17, 2017 Fishing Report

Today’s charter was with a family from Sonora. It was a fun day. Deacon told the deckhand he really wanted to catch a lingcod. He replied ‘ Well you better start reeling cause you have one’. The picture is Father and daughter with a double. They caught six ling cod. A variety of rock fish. An eel fish and some sole. Water was nice as was the weather. Everyone had a blast. You will too. Call for booking a charter. 831.234.6155. 710642128

September 3, 2017 Fishing Report

It was another day of great fishing here off the coast of Santa Cruz. We had early crew limits of a variety of rock cod. One customer wanted enough fish to feed a dinner party of 20-25 people tonight. No problem there. Everyone caught some big beautiful vermillion. Some may say ugly vermillion – but they were big. Thanks Danny. Thanks Jenna. Go Fish Santa Cruz Charters. We have charters available. Call for bookings. 2017090395090832

September 2, 2017 Fishing Report

Captain Jimmy took the customers to the Natural Bridges area where he knows of some deep water – perfect for rock cod fishing. They caught early limits of white bellies, canaries and good size vermillion. They landed 3 ling cod weighing about 13-14 pounds. The whales were close by to provide some entertainment. It was a perfect day to fish here in the Monterey Bay as the weather on land was 105 degrees. No one wanted to come in. Thanks Melissa and family. Go Fish Santa Cruz Charters. 2017090295104341

August 27, 2017 Fishing Report

Our customers Mike Kitt and family wanted to fish for Halibut. That is exactly what happened catching a beautiful 18 pounder. After that, Captain Jimmy took them to the Natural Bridges area where they caught limits of a variety of rock fish. Water was nice here in the beautiful Monterey Bay. Everyone had a great time. What time is dinner?  They loved the boat and crew. They said ‘We will be back’. Thanks Mike. We have charters available. Call for booking. 2017082795125000

August 26, 2017 Fishing Report

The fishing trip today was with Jamie and four buddies in the military based in Seaside. They fished the Natural Bridges area and caught limits of a variety of rock fish including yellows, blacks and olives. The weather was beautiful here in the Monterey Bay. The water was perfect. Everyone has a great time. Thanks Jamie and team. Go Fish Santa Cruz Charters. We have bookings available.

August 19, 2017 Fishing Report

We fished the Natural Bridges area today with the Lacey Family from Merced. They enjoyed the cooler weather here in the Monterey Bay but enjoyed the fishing even more. They caught limits of rock cod consisting of blues, blacks and yellow tails. Come fish with us and you will too. We have charters available. Call 831.234.6155 for booking,

July 31, 2017 Fishing Report

Today the Charter went catching. Captain Jimmy took the boat to the Davenport area. They caught crew limits of quality rock fish including white bellies, canaries, blues and blacks. They landed a 15 pound Ling Cod. Check out the smile on the girls face. The whales put on a show. Weather was nice as was the water. Come fish with us – you will have a blast.IMG951123

July 30, 2017 Fishing Report

Our Charter fished the Natural Bridges area today. The caught early limits of a variety of Rock Fish including blacks, yellows and olives. The water was nice as was the weather. With limits on board we went looking for whales. Captain Jimmy did not take the customers very far and there they where. A few whales entertained everyone. I think fish tacos are on the menu for the Pollack Family. Thanks Ryan and team. Go Fish Santa Cruz Charters. We have charters available. Call for booking. 831.234.6155.

July 22, 2017 Fishing Report

Everyone had a great time fishing today. They fished near Davenport and caught almost limits of Rock Cod including some nice size vermillion. The whales were out showing off adding entertainment for the customers. Thanks Patrick and team. We have charters available. Call now for booking. 2017072295121612

July 21, 2017 Fishing Report

Today, Captain Jimmy and Deckhand Rob took the charter to fish near Davenport. The customers caught almost limits of a variety of nice rock fish including a a good size vermillion. They also landed some big ling cods up to 20 pounds. Everyone had a blast. You will too. Call for bookings. Thanks Ray and team. Thanks Eric. Go Fish Santa Cruz Charters. 2017072195133010

July 15, 2017 Fishing Report

Today was the last day of Salmon Fishing and the Charter had a good day. The boat fished in front of the Harbor in IN 120′ of water using gold spoons, white hoochies and anchovy. They caught five NICE salmon. Everyone had a great time. We have Charters available. Thanks Stephan and team. Thanks Randy. Thanks Philiip. Call for booking. Rock Cod and Ling Cod are biting. Go Fish Santa Cruz Charters.  2017071595131802

July 9, 2017 Fishing Report

We went for Salmon today. The Charter fished locally in front of the Santa Cruz Harbor and caught Salmon in 140 feet of water. We landed two but lost four. Bummer. Season closes Sunday July 15th. We have a Charter available Thursday. Call if you want this last slot. Thanks Randy and team for the Charter. 2017070995130802

July 8, 2017 Fishing Report

Today was a rock cod fishing trip. Captain Jimmy and Deckhand Rob took the Charter to Natural Bridges where they caught limits of a variety of rock cod including blacks, olives, yellows and vermillion. Thanks Madewell Family and friends.

July 7, 2017 Fishing Report

Everyone had fun today fishing for salmon here in the Monterey Bay. The Charter fished inside the Soquel Hole in 140 foot of water. They caught two nice Salmon and a beautiful vermillion using gold spoons and white hoochies. Three brothers were here vacationing from Indiana and were heading to the Grand Canyon. Jeff our  4th customer took home the catch. Thanks Beery brothers. Thanks Jeff. Go Fish Santa Cruz Charters.2017070795125427

July 3, 2017 Fishing Report

Go Fish Santa Cruz Charters went fishing today. I mean to say they went catching. Captain Jimmy and Rob took local Jon and his team to the Natural Bridges area where the bite was hot for big rock cod and ling cod. Tyson reported every time they landed a fish the next one was bigger. By 10:30 they had 6 nice ling cod and a variety of rock fish and ready to come in. We think they were ready  to make Fish Tacos or maybe a Beer Batter for Fish and Chips. Yum. Thanks Jon and team. We have charters available. Call for booking. Salmon season closes July 15th. We hear the salmon bite as turned on and we are out right now trying to prove how hot it is.2017070395103420 Watch for an update,

July 2, 2017 Fishing Report

We fished for Salmon again today in the Pajaro area and caught 2 nice ones. It was a nice day here in the Monterey Bay. Everyone had fun. Salmon season closes July 15th so call now for booking. Thanks Barry and wife. Thanks Tom. Go Fish Santa Cruz Charters.  2017070295132159

June 27, 2017 Fishing Report

Our Charter for today wanted to fish for Salmon.  Captain Jimmy had the boat Miss Beth rigged up and ready for the morning trip.  The July hog Salmon  are in. We fished the Pajaro area using herring as bait. Yikes! Holy Cow. I mean Holy Salmon. They had one up to 30 pounds by 8:00AM this morning. Then again, again and again. We have charters available. Call for bookings. Salmon season closes Mid-July. Thanks Tom for being persisted. Go Fish Santa Cruz Charters. IMG9516742017062795074725 (1)

June 26, 2017 Fishing Report

Rob. his friends and family who fished last week came back for another day of exciting fishing. They caught limits of nice rock cod some of them were BIG vermillion. They fished the Natural Bridges area where the water and weather was REEL nice. We have charters available. Call for bookings. Thanks Rob. Go Fish Santa Cruz Charters. 2017062695110759

June 25, 2017 Fishing Report

Another great day of fishing. Rather a great day of catching.  The charter today fished the Natural Bridges area. They caught almost limits of a variety of rock cod and ling cod. Everyone had a blast. You will too. Call for bookings. Thanks Alan and Family. Go Fish Santa Cruz Charters. 1726984843821389997

June 24, 2017 Fishing Report

Anthony and family came to town to fish from Fresno. When they left home it was 112 degrees. We thought me made need to put them through decompression here in Santa Cruz but they were fine. And boy did they have fun fishing. Captain Jimmy and Deckhand Rob took them to the Natural Bridges area where they caught almost limits of a variety of rock cod and a nice ling cod. The water was nice. The weather was nice. Thanks Anthony and team. We have charters available. Call for booking. IMG9500352017062495085758

June 22, 2017 Fishing Report

We fished the Natural Bridges area today. The weather was perfect. The water was real nice. And the fishing as great. They caught near limits of a nice variety of rock fish including some big vermilions. They landed three nice size ling cod up to 10 pounds. Some of the customers were here from New Jersey. Thanks Jerry and team. Thanks Brooklyn and friend. We have charters available. Call for bookings. Nice Vermilion and Ling Cod

June 21, 2017 Fishing Report

The Charter today went to the Islands looking for the big fish. Turns out the water was too cold and the bite was not as good as usual. We came back down the hill and found almost limits of a variety of rock fish. Everyone had so much fun all six are coming back Monday. Thanks Rob. Go Fish Santa Cruz Charters.

June 18, 2017 Fishing Report

Yikes! What fun! Today Captain Jimmy and Rob the best Captain and Deckhand ever took the boat, Miss Beth, to the Natural Bridges area for a great day of fishing. Better yet a great day of catching. Our customers caught limits of rock cod consisting of Bocaccio, Canary and Copper. They landed six nice size lingcod up to 15 pounds. Water was beautiful as was the weather. Couldn’t ask for a better Father’s Day. Thanks Boone, Carl, Bruce, Eric, Tom and Scott. We have Charters available. Check our calendar.

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June 11, 2017 Fishing Report

Come fish with us. While the salmon bite is not good we are catching some nice rock cod and ling cod. We fished locally and caught some nice fish. The wind was up and the water bumpy. According to weather reports the wind should be dying down. Call for bookings. Go Fish Santa Cruz Charters.

June 10, 2017 Fishing Report

We had a charter today with six people from as far as Austin Texas. After trying to find some salmon we again moved on for rock cod. The wind came up but they managed to catch s variety of rock cod including blues, blacks and vermillion. The wind is supposed to die down. We have charters available. Call for bookings. Go Fish Santa Cruz Charters.

June 9, 2017 Fishing Report

The Charter today started out on a salmon trip. it was slow and we changed our target for rock cod. We fished locally and caught nice yellow tail, blues and blacks. Thanks Lucy. Thanks Richard. We have charters available. Check the availability calendar. Go Fish Santa Cruz Charters.

June 8, 2017 Fishing Report

Yahoo! The salmon bite is back on. We fished today down by Moss Landing and landed two real nice salmon. The whales made for some additional entertainment but kept us moving. The water was flat and calm. Everyone had a great time. You will too. Call for bookings now. Thanks Emilio. Thanks Gordo. Go Fish Santa Cruz Charters. 2017060895140721 (1)2017060895103216

June 4, 2017 Fishing Report

We had a family charter today. Captain Jimmy and Rob took them to the Natural Bridges area. The morning bite was slow but picked up in the afternoon. They caught almost limits to nice rock fish consisting of blues blacks and olives as well as some nice vermillion. Dale won the prize for the biggest fish – some smoked salmon (his favorite) . Everyone had a great time. Thanks Joey, Jenny, Dale  and Melissa. Let’s do it again soon. We have charters available. Call for bookings. Go Fish Santa Cruz Charters.FB_IMG_1496617280061

 May 31, 2017 Fishing Report

Captain Jimmy Rubin and Deckhand Rob took the Charter Boat up the coast by Davenport where the rocks are big and plentiful. Rocks as in boulders but also rocks as in fish. Rock fish and lingcod. Our customers caught limits of quality blues, blacks, olives. One nice lingcod was in the mix. Everyone had fun and said they would be back. We have charters available. Thanks Kevin and team. Thanks David and team. Go Fish Santa Cruz Charters.

May 27, 2017 Fishing Report

Our Charter today was with Caesar and his friends from his days at Cal Poly. Everyone had a great time fishing the Natural Bridges area. They caught almost limits of blacks, blues, canaries and vermilions. Everyone was headed back to Caesar’s for a big BBQ. We have charters available. Go Fish Santa Cruz Charters and you can do the same.

May 20, 2017 Fishing Report

Today our Charter went catching. No Joking. We fished at Natural Bridges and caught almost limits of a variety of rock cod including blacks, vermillion, and 3 nice lingcod. Captain Jimmy Rubin reported the wind has finally died down making the water real nice. We have people interest in fishing up at the Islands. Call for booking. Thanks Mark and team. Go Fish Santa Cruz Charters. 2017052095124814

April 30, 2017 Fishing Report

What a great day of fishing!!!! Not only was it beautiful in the Monterey Bay but water flat and calm. We got a tip from Todd at Bayside Marine about a hot bite in the Soldiers Club area of the Monterey Bay. Out we went with a full boat of six. They had limits by 11AM. Nice King salmon up to 23 pounds. We have charters available. Thanks Captain Jimmy and Deckhand Rob. You are the best. No joking. Call for bookings.

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April 29, 2017 Fishing Report

We had repeat customers today – two days in a row. The charter today fished the Pajaro area and caught nice King Salmon. The Dolphins put on quite a show to add to the entertainment. We have Charters available. Call for bookings. IMG950023

April 28, 2017 Fishing Report

The Charter today fished the Manresa area with some repeat customers. The salmon are out there and biting. There were Killer Whales and Humpbacks out there which means the Bay is full of bait. Our customers are returning for another fishing trip tomorrow. We have Charters available. Call for bookings. Go Fish Santa Cruz Charter. Thanks Bob and team. 2017042895134541

April 26, 2017 Fishing Report

The Charter today was with Tom and Di Langell, Curtis Golden and Randy Parker. What fun they had. The water was beautiful, flat and calm. The weather was perfect. And they caught beautiful salmon. Six nice ones. Captain Jimmy took the boat Miss Beth to the tip of the Soquel Hole. They used gold hammered spoons. Sad to report they lost eight fish right at the boat. Oh Well – they are out there to get bigger. 852

April 21, 2017 Fishing Report

Today Captain Jimmy Rubin and deckhand Rob Hart took the customers to hunt for salmon in the Manresa area of the Monterey Bay. The hunt paid off with customers Lloyd and grandson along with Bill and his wife catching salmon for their dinner table. Everyone had a great time. You will too. We have charters available. Call for bookings. Go Fish Santa Cruz Charters. Thanks Lloyd. Thanks Bill.845 (1)

April 16, 2017 Fishing Report

Yikes!!!!  Today was wide open. The Charter fished the Marina area south of Monterey. They had crew limits by 10AM. The salmon varied in size weighing between 15-20 pounds. When confirming their charter the customers here from Sacramento asked ‘Where can we get good sushi?’ Well – they better call their friends because they can make a lot themselves. There was a pod of 20 whales adding to the entertainment. Everyone had a blast. Thanks Matthew and team. Hope to see you again. We have charters available. Call for bookings. Go Fish Santa Cruz Charters. 421559305

April 11, 2017 Fishing Report

The after work guys went fishing to prove it is not just a morning Salmon bite. And they did. We have Charters available. Go Fish Santa Cruz Charters. 897929834

April 10, 2017 Fishing Report

The salmon are out there and we are catching them. Today Miss Beth fished west of the Soquel Hole. They landed two nice salmon. Weather was nice as was the water. Thanks Mark and wife. Thanks Linc. Thanks Dennis. We have charters available. Go Fish Santa Cruz Charters. 829

April 9, 2017 Fishing Report

The salmon are on the bite. Todays Charter fished west of the Soquel Hole and caught nine nice salmon. Everyone had a blast. The water was flat. The weather was beautiful. Thank you Jeff and team. We have charters available. Go Fish Santa Cruz Charters. Call for booking. 825

April 6, 2017 Fishing Report

After work the guys just couldn’t stand it. JT, Joker, Shawn and KG headed out on Miss Beth as the salmon bite is on. Within a short time KG had his limits. Don’t know when these hard core fishing guys will be back in but I’m pretty sure I know what we are having for dinner. We have charters available. Call for booking.  1563165721

April 5, 2017 Fishing Report

Our charter today fished the Pajaro area and had early limits by mid morning. The salmon were good size up to 18 pounds. The water was nice, the weather beautiful. While everyone was having a blast landing the fish, again the whales were out showing off and providing more entertainment. Couldn’t find a better day on the Bay. Thanks Ryan for the Charter. We have charters available. Call now for booking. Go Fish Santa Cruz Charters. 1750601381 (2)

April 4, 2017 Fishing Report

Yahoo Salmon Season is here! Today our customers had a fantastic day fishing locally here in the Monterey Bay. Captain Jimmy Rubin reported five Salmon caught and landed two nice ones. The swell was down and the water was real nice. Rob, the deck hand reported the weather was beautiful and the bay is full of  ‘bait’. The whales were spotted for some additional entertainment – no joking. Everyone had a great time. Thanks Harold and team. Thanks Dennis. We have charters available. Go Fish Santa Cruz Charters.

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Santa Cruz North Harbor
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Dock X1 - Slip 7
Santa Cruz, CA 95062

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