Halfmoon are primarily a Southern California fish, although they have been found as far north as the Klamath River in northern California. Continue reading “Creature Feature: Halfmoon”
The fantail sole is a fairly rare inhabitant of sandy and muddy environments from Monterey Bay southward off California. Continue reading “Creature Feature: Fantail Sole”
Striped marlin range statewide off California, but are most common south of Point Conception. They may be found throughout the warm, tropical waters of the Indian and Pacific oceans. Continue reading “Creature Feature: Striped Marlin”
The Final California Commercial Landings report for 2018 has been posted to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife website. The report consists of summary tables that provide landings information by month, by port, and by area of California.
The 2018 commercial passenger fishing vessel (party/charter boat) landings report has also been posted in summary table form. The tables report the total number of fish kept by anglers and divers Continue reading “Final 2018 Commercial Landings Reports Now Available”
Yellowtail may be found statewide off California, but most fish are taken south of Point Conception from the sea surface to a depth of 228 ft. Prime yellowtail areas include the La Jolla kelp beds, Continue reading “Creature Feature: Yellowtail”