Deep Sea Fishing Trips Year Round in Monterey, CA

Chris' Fishing has provided the best deep sea fishing experience in Monterey Bay since 1949. Founded by Chris Arcelleo, Sr.

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Fish Count is Updated Daily Around 3:00 PM

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Deep Sea Fishing Trips Monterey, CA
Established 1949

Located on Monterey, California’s historic Fisherman’s Wharf, Chris' Fishing and Whale Watching is a full service boat chartering company that offers deep sea fishing and whale watching cruises in the Pacific Ocean waters beyond Monterey Bay.

Established in the 1940’s by Captain Chris Arcoleo, Chris’ Fishing and Whale Watching has a crew of highly qualified and experienced skippers with an extensive background in the locations of hot fishing spots off the Central California coast. Whether you’re fishing for Ling Cod, Salmon or the variety of rock fish available, you’ll find deep sea fishing with Chris' to be an enjoyable experience from the time you leave the wharf until you return.

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Fish Count Updated Daily

DateCountAnglersVessel
8.20.18(31) Ling Cod & Limits (160) Rock Cod16 AnglersCheck Mate
8.20.18(15) Ling Cod & Limits (250) Rock Cod25 AnglersCaroline
8.19.18(15) Ling Cod & Limits (250) Rock Cod25 AnglersCheck Mate
8.19.18(1) Ling Cod & Limits (210) Rock Cod21 AnglersCaroline
8.18.18(6) Ling Cod & Limits (300) Rock Cod30 AnglersCheck Mate
8.18.18(20) Ling Cod & Limits (200) Rock Cod20 AnglersCaroline
8.17.18Limits (300) Rock Cod30 AnglersStar of Monterey
8.17.18(12) Ling Cod & Limits (150) Rock Cod15 AnglersCaroline
8.16.18(4) Ling Cod & Limits (200) Rock Cod20 AnglersCheck Mate
8.15.18(16) Ling Cod & Limits (240) Rock Cod24 AnglersCheck Mate
8.14.18(6) Ling Cod & Limits (240) Quality Rock Cod24 AnglersCheck Mate
8.13.18(15) Ling Cod & Limits (270) Rock Cod27 AnglersCheck Mate
8.13.18(3) Ling Cod & Limits (210) Rock Cod21 AnglersCaroline
8.12.18(2) Ling Cod & Limits (200) Rock Cod20 AnglersCheck Mate
8.12.18(3) Ling Cod & Limits (120) Rock Cod12 AnglersCaroline
8.11.18Limits (190) Rock Cod19 AnglersCheck Mate
8.11.18(1) Ling Cod & Limits (210) Rock Cod21 AnglersCaroline
8.10.18(6) Ling Cod & Limits (250) Rock Cod25 AnglersCheck Mate
8.9.18Limits (46) Ling Cod & (173) Rock Cod23 AnglersCaroline
8.8.18(6) Ling Cod & Limits (300) Rock Cod30 AnglersCheck Mate
8.8.18(3) Ling Cod & Limits (250) Rock Cod25 AnglersCaroline
8.7.18(22) Ling Cod & Limits (200) Rock Cod20 AnglersCheck Mate
8.7.18(2) Ling Cod & Limits (90) Rock Cod9 AnglersCaroline
8.6.18(15) Ling Cod & Limits (250) Rock Cod25 AnglersCheck Mate
8.6.18(3) Ling Cod & Limits (160) Rock Cod16 AnglersCaroline
8.5.18(12) Ling Cod & Limits (200) Rock Cod20 AnglersCheck Mate
8.5.18(16) Ling Cod & Limits (220) Rock Cod22 AnglersCaroline
8.4.18(8) Ling Cod & Limits (230) Rock Cod23 AnglersCheck Mate
8.3.18(2) Ling Cod & Limits (220) Rock Cod22 AnglersCaroline
8.2.18(6) Ling Cod & Limits (230) Rock Cod23 AnglersCheck Mate
8.1.18(2) Ling Cod & 250 of Rock Cod26 AnglersCaroline
7.31.18(33) Ling Cod & Limits (250) Rock Cod25 AnglersCheck Mate
7.30.18(15) Ling Cod & (203) Rock Cod27 AnglersCheck Mate
7.30.18(4) Ling Cod & (95) Rock Cod17 AnglersCaroline
7.29.18(12) Ling Cod & Limits (220) Rock Cod22 AnglersCheck Mate
7.29.18(5) Ling Cod & Limits (190) Rock Cod19 AnglersCaroline
7.28.18Limits (110) of Rock Cod11 AnglersCheck Mate
7.28.18(3) Ling Cod & Limits (21) Rock Cod21 AnglersCaroline
7.27.18(9) Ling Cod & Limits (200) of Rock Cod20 AnglersCheck Mate
7.27.18(9) Ling Cod & Limits (140) of Rock Cod14 AnglersCaroline
7.26.18(1) Ling Cod & Limits (210) of Rock Cod21 AnglersCheck Mate
7.26.18(5) Ling Cod & Limits (180) of Rock Cod18 AnglersCaroline
7.25.18(5) Ling Cod & Limits (200) of Rock Cod20 AnglersCaroline
7.24.18(9) Ling Cod & Limits of Rock Cod18 AnglersCaroline
7.23.18Limits of Ling Cod (42) & Limits of Rock Cod (210)21 AnglersCheck Mate
7.22.18(1) Ling Cod & Limits (280) Rock Cod28 AnglersCheck Mate
7.22.18(20) Ling Cod & Limits (180) Rock Cod18 AnglersCaroline
7.21.18(17) Ling Cod & Limits of Rock Cod27 AnglersCheck Mate
7.21.18(5) Ling Cod & Limits of Rock Cod16 AnglersCaroline
7.20.18(44) Ling Cod & Limits (280) of Rock Cod28 AnglersCheck Mate
7.19.18(4) Ling Cod & Limits (290) of Quality Rock Cod29 AnglersCheck Mate
7.18.18Limits of Ling Cod (46) & Limits of Rock Cod (230)23 AnglersCheck Mate
7.17.18Limits of Ling Cod (38) & Limits of Rock Cod (190)19 AnglersCheck Mate
7.17.18(9) Ling Cod & Limits of Rock Cod17 AnglersCaroline
7.16.18Limits of Ling Cod (36) & Limits of Rock Cod (180)18 AnglersCheck Mate
7.16.18(21) Ling Cod & (75) Rock Cod14 AnglersCaroline
7.15.18Limits of Ling Cod (54) & (150) Rock Cod27 AnglersCheck Mate
7.15.18Limits of Ling Cod (46) & (125) Rock Cod23 AnglersCaroline
7.14.18Limits of Ling Cod (50) & Limits of Rock Cod (250)25 AnglersCheck Mate
7.14.18(35) Ling Cod & (50) Rock Cod20 AnglersCaroline
7.13.18Limits of Ling Cod (42) & Limits is Rock Cod (210)21 AnglersCheck Mate
7.13.18Limits of Ling Cod (16) & Limits is Rock Cod (80)8 AnglersCaroline
7.12.18Limits of Ling Cod (28) & Limits is Rock Cod (140)14 AnglersCheck Mate
7.11.18(42) Ling Cod & Limits of Rock Cod25 AnglersCheck Mate
7.11.18Limits of Rock Cod (16) & Limits of Rock Cod8 AnglersCaroline
7.10.18Limits of Ling Cod (34) & 3/4 Limits of Rock Cod17 AnglersCheck Mate
7.10.18(2) Ling Cod & Limits of Rock Cod15 AnglersCaroline
7.9.18(22) Ling Cod & Limits of Rock Cod13 AnglersCheck Mate
7.9.18Limits of Rock Cod9 AnglersCaroline
7.8.18(15) Ling Cod & Limits of Rock Cod21 AnglersCheck Mate
7.8.18(1) Ling Cod & Limits of Rock Cod19 AnglersCaroline
7.7.18(1) Ling Cod & 1/2 Limits of Rock Cod24 AnglersCheck Mate
7.7.18(1) Ling Cod & Limits of Rock Cod11 AnglersCaroline
7.6.18Limits of Ling Cod (56) & 3/4 Limits of Rock Cod28 AnglersCheck Mate
7.6.18(15) Ling Cod & Limits of Rock Cod14 AnglersCaroline
7.5.18(9) Ling Cod & Limits of Rock Cod21 AnglersCheck Mate
7.5.18(8) Ling Cod & (60) Rock Cod12 AnglersCaroline
7.4.18(2) Ling Cod & Limits of Rock Cod21 AnglersCheck Mate
7.4.18(25) Ling Cod & (150) Rock Cod19 AnglersCaroline
7.3.18(17) Ling Cod & Limits of Rock Cod23 AnglersCheck Mate
7.3.18Limits of Ling Cod (40) & (80) Rock Cod20 AnglersCaroline
7.2.18(30) Ling Cod & Limits of Rock Cod25 AnglersCheck Mate
7.2.18Limits of Ling Cod (14) & Limits of Rock Cod7 AnglersCaroline
7.1.18(26) Ling Cod & Limits of Rock Cod29 AnglersCheck Mate

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Departure Time & Requirements

Deep Sea Cod Trips depart at 6:30 AM.  Check in starts at 5:30 AM.
Salmon Trips depart at 5:30 AM.  Check-in time is 5:00 AM.

Check in at Chris' Fishing and Whale watching, located on Fisherman's Wharf in Monterey, CA.  Further direction can be found in our FAQ section.