A Guide to Central California Beach Fishing

California Sea Grant and California Department of Fish and Game
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Did you know that anglers are more likely to catch surf fishes on an incoming high tide, or that the peak months for catching California halibut are May to August in Central California, but June to October in Southern California?

This guide offers tips to anglers on when to go beach fishing, what to look for and rods and reels to use for various species in the central coast region. The centerpiece of this brochure is a beautifully illustrated key to commonly caught surf species in Central California.

Publication Number: NA
Authors: California Sea Grant and California Department of Fish and Game
Product Type: Paper brochure
Language: English
Copyright Date: 2009
Length: 2pp.