California offers fantastic and diverse saltwater fishing off its shores, and there is an abundance of charter fishing boats that are available all along the coast of California. Charter fishing boats are available for excellent fishing in the Pacific Ocean, San Francisco Bay, San Pablo Bay, and Suisun Bay from the San Francisco Bay area communities of Sausalito, Emeryville, Richmond, Pittsburg, and Isleton. These charter fishing boats offer excellent action for chinook salmon, albacore, shark, sea bass, and halibut. The same area has charter fishing boats available for striped bass and sturgeon fishing on the San Joaquin River.
Down the California coastline are the coastal communities of Santa Cruz, Monterey, Morro Bay, Santa Barbara, Long Beach, Newport Beach, and Dana Point. These communities all have charter fishing boats that venture into the Pacific Ocean and local bays in pursuit of yellowtail, white sea bass, yellowfin tuna, bluefin tuna, chinook salmon, albacore, red snapper, calico bass, or rockfish. San Diego is a city that offers some of the finest sport fishing on the west coast, and there are numerous charter fishing boats to choose from. The captains of these charter fishing boats head into the Pacific Ocean, and consistently provide anglers with fantastic fishing action for marlin, bass, barracuda, rockfish, yellowtail, bluefin tuna, yellowfin tuna, dorado, albacore, and shark.
For a complete change of scenery, there are many charter fishing boats available for fantastic freshwater fishing in California on Big Bear Lake and Lake Tahoe for fabulous trout fishing.