Fishing Guide for San Diego County:
Ratings: 2=”not great” 3=”fair” 4=”good” 5=”great”
Grouper: Good all year – we give it a 4
Tuna: Yellowtail Tuna, Bigeye Tuna, Yellowfin tuna and Bluefin Tuna are also good fishing all year In San Diego and Oceanside. a 4!
Albacore Tuna is a 4 in June and Septmeber, usually great in the summer – July and August, then tapers off-fair in October, then not
so great in November.
Sea Bass: not so great fishing ( a 2) typically February through May, better in June (3), but great (5) from August through September
Sharks: Thresher sharks and the mighty Mako are good all year here in southern California.
Mahi Mahi – Dorado – a solid 4-good fishing April-August.
Calico Bass are reliably good for fishing year round.
Bonito (not pictured): June-October
Lingcod (not pictured): April & November
Rock Cod (not pictured: March-June, November-December
Sand Bass (not pictured): May-August, November-December
Sculpin (not pictured): January, March, April
Sheephead (not pictured): March & April
Squid (not pictured): spring, usually good in April
Cap’n Don not pictured): let him rest between around 10 pm through the night. But then he’s good to go all day long, all year long. A solid 5!