What’s Biting, and When

Smiling man and woman on boat each holding a salmon

Fish bite at different times in the Bay area from year to year, but here are the general times you can catch various type of fish. For up-to-date reports, sign up for our weekly newsletter by filling in your name and email address in the boxes on the right. Or check for the latest in Argo fishing news on our Fishing News page.

In San Francisco Bay

Halibit Sport Fishing SFHalibut – March through September

Kristin BassStriped Bass – March through October

argo-sharkSharks – March through December (We throw back sharks)

Atef Feki SturgeonSturgeon – November through April

Outside the Gate

Sabine & JoergSalmon – April to November

Bob Lingcod

Norm VermllionRockfish – June through December


Crab – November and December