Fishing

 
 
 
 
Salmon Fishing
April into November
 

Pillar Point Harbor in Half Moon Bay enjoys one of the most abundant Chinook (King) Salmon fisheries in the world. Because of its location, Half Moon Bay has excellent access to these "King" salmon, which can weigh between 5 and 50 lbs. In fact, during the early months of the season, the San Francisco charter boats make the long boat ride south to fish the waters off Half Moon Bay.
  

The early part of the season is usually excellent fishing, and limits of fish (two fish per angler)  ranging from 5 to 25 lbs. are pretty common. Later in the season the fish are fewer in number, but greater in size, Late season fish caught include fish ranging from 30 to 50 lbs, which are called “hogs” or “slugs” because of their large size.
 
During Crab season, anglers aboard Huli Cat end their day by harvesting limits of Dungenous Crab.
 
Usual departure is at 6:00 a.m.  Plan to be at the boat 45 minutes to 1 hour prior.  The charter returns by 3:00 p.m.. Fish cleaning and bait are included. 2007 fuel prices may necessitate a fuel surcharge.

 

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