December 31, 2014    Headlines

Salmon Opens in April

Reports here on the Fort Bragg page will resume when the salmon season opens in April 2015

Salmon fishing is still a viable option in the area with John Gebers of Noyo Sport Fishing reporting Sunday 8-24, “They are still catching quality fish, and the salmon have been generally found north of the harbor from Pudding Creek to the Cleone Reef. Anglers are turning to mooching which is very unusual for this area as most fishermen troll. The squid are very thick along the beaches, and they are as numerous as I can remember.” The abundant bait along the coast should hold any additional salmon moving south from the Oregon coast, Eureka, and Shelter Cove in the area for period of time before continuing their journey.
Rockfishing remained fantastic both south towards Caspar and Elk or north to Westport and Rockport with the rockfish and ling cod spitting up squid. Limits of rockfish and a healthy ling cod count are the norms. Albacore remain far offshore with a cold water break outside of 60 miles with temperatures at 57 degrees near Buoy 14. The longfins came as close as 6 miles to the harbor last year, but this has been a different sort of year so far this season.

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