Islands and Offshore Fish Report

LONG RANGE success aboard the Intrepid.

Updated March 13, 2023




San Miguel – Santa Rosa islands — No report but for wet weather

Santa Cruz – Anacapa islands — Plenty of whitefish and sand dabs. Best dabbing along the edge of the 50-fathom drop-off.




San Nicolas Is. — No reports and very cool conditions

Santa Barbara Is. — Low to mid 50s water temperature, green.

Catalina Is. — Small bonito around outside of Avalon, lots of whitefish and a few sheephead being caught. Shallows along the back side seeing some halibut plus the chance of running into white seabass now. Post-full moon phase had squid getting scratchy.

San Clemente Is — No new reports. Pretty chilly waters, low to upper 50s  Navy ops closure map/schedule at:   Navy island info links and kite regs:



Tanner and Cortes banks — No effort, cold water

Inner pelagic waters — No new reports but rumors of bluefin.

Outer pelagic waters — No reports, little effort. Back to back wet weather as far forward as models show for now.



(Mex license, passport and FMM)

Coronado Islands region, 3/4- full-day range — ,The high point of the reports, with island yellows arriving and being caught on spring-time gear, yo-yo iron and dropper loop. There were two boats online at press time, the Liberty and the San Diego

Southern coastal 1.5- 2.5-day range — No recent runs out, though things seem to be livening up, beyond quality codding.



(Mex license only)

Open waters to full-day range — Unknown

Open waters 1.5- to 3.5-day range — Bluefin to be chased but no chasers challenging the weather.


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