Fishing Reports & News

October 6th -ANGLERS STRIKE GOLD AT CEDROS ISLAND

It has been a very productive fishing season at Isla Cedros this year. So far, the many species taken have included hard fighting yellowtail up to 53 pounds, quality grade halibut over 20 pounds, trophy-sized calico bass up to 10 pounds, large ocean whitefish weighing 6 pounds or more, a few nice broomtail grouper, and…

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September 29th 2019: CEDROS YELLOWTAIL FRENZY CONTINUES AS FALL ARRIVES!

As we head into the fall season, the fishing off Isla Cedros remains hot with yellowtail dominating the catch counts. But there were plenty of other species on the chew as well. The varied, unique fishing venues available around the Island offer everything from massive kelp forests and long stretches of sandy, inshore bottom, to…

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September 22nd -CEDROS ISLAND: YELLOWTAIL PREVAIL AS DORADO ARRIVE

Quality grade yellowtail continue to rule the surface action at Isla Cedros, as hordes of frenzied baitfish scatter in the often futile attempt to avoid becoming lunch for the hungry forktails. The calico bass bite remains active for fish up to 8 pounds, but the biggest news last week was the landing of the season’s…

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August 25th Fishing Report: CEDROS ISLAND: FORKIES & FLATTIES RULE!

  We are now enjoying wide open late summer fishing conditions on Isla Cedros, and over the past 10 days, visiting anglers have been treated to a frenzied bite on a variety of popular gamefish. As usual, the calico bass action has been non-stop with most fish ranging between 3 to 5-pounds; although there have…

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Early August Fishing Report: SENIOR ANGLERS STORM CEDROS ISLAND!

Once again, members of the Oceanside Senior Angler’s club descended upon Isla Cedros with a vengeance last week as USMC Vietnam Vet, Richard ‘Deek’ Takacs, 81, Korean War Vet, Ed Dennis, 83, were joined by a couple of other club members for 4 days of World Class yellowtail fishing. Oceanside Senior Anglers puts on about…

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August 13th 2019 fishing Report by Mark Kosmowski 

It was Tuesday, August 13, 2019, our first full day of fishing out of COA. My fishing Buddies, Krys & Rich and I, boarded Judith V with skipper Toro at the helm. We stopped and jigged for bait, after 30 minutes we had enough live Mackeral to last the day of fishing for Yellowtail. It…

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