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 Arcoleo, Sr.

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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

Date AnglersVessel
April 1st - Dec. 31st Rock Cod / Ling Cod Fishing April 1st through December 31st.
April 3rd - Aug. ? Salmon Fishing April 3rd through August 28?
4.19.21Limits (110) Rock Cod11 AnglersCaroline
4.19.21(2) Salmon14 AnglersCheck Mate
4.18.21Limits (230) Rock Cod & (5) Ling Cod23 AnglersCheck Mate
4.18.21Limits (150) Rock Cod15 AnglersCaroline
4.17.21Limits (220) Rock Cod & (15) Ling Cod22 AnglersStar of Monterey
4.17.21(9) Salmon14 AnglersCheck Mate
4.17.21Limits (210) Rock Cod & (9) Ling Cod21 AnglersCaroline
4.16.21(5) Salmon30 AnglersStar of Monterey
4.16.21(200) Rock Cod20 AnglersCheck Mate
4.16.21(52) Rock Cod & (1) Ling Cod18 AnglersCaroline
4.15.21(3) Salmon18 AnglersCheck Mate
4.15.21Limits (160) Rock Cod, (16) Ling Cod & (3) Petrale Sole16 AnglersCaroline
4.14.21Limits (200) Rock Cod & (6) Ling Cod20 AnglersCheck Mate
4.13.21Limits (250) Rock Cod & (12) Ling Cod25 AnglersStar of Monterey
4.13.21(3) Salmon12 AnglersCheck Mate
4.12.21(7) Salmon18 AnglersCheck Mate
4.12.21(200) Rock Cod & (5) Ling Cod20 AnglersCaroline
4.11.21(19) Salmon26 AnglersStar of Monterey
4.11.21(6) Salmon4 AnglersCheck Mate
4.11.21(120) Rock Cod & (1) Ling Cod19 AnglersCaroline
4.10.21(7) Salmon28 AnglersStar of Monterey
4.10.21(11) Salmon17 AnglersCheck Mate
4.10.21(140) Rock Cod & (3) Ling Cod19 AnglersCaroline
4.9.21(125) Rock Cod25 AnglersStar of Monterey
4.9.21(27) Salmon17 AnglersCheck Mate
4.9.21Limits (18) Salmon9 AnglersCaroline
4.8.21(21) Salmon20 AnglersCheck Mate
4.8.21(160) Rock Cod & (1) Ling Cod16 AnglersCaroline
4.7.21(8) Salmon14 AnglersCheck Mate
4.7.21Limits (160) Rock Cod & (1) Ling Cod16 AnglersCaroline
4.6.21(8) Salmon15 AnglersCheck Mate
4.6.21Limits (140) BIG Rock Cod14 AnglersCaroline
4.5.21(12) Salmon19 AnglersCheck Mate
4.5.21Limits (160) Rock Cod & (3) Ling Cod16 AnglersCaroline
4.4.21(9) Salmon23 AnglersStar of Monterey
4.4.21(5) Salmon20 AnglersCheck Mate
4.4.21(150) Rock Cod & (5) Ling Cod18 AnglersCaroline
4.3.21Limits (320) Rock Cod & (6) Ling Cod32 AnglersStar of Monterey
4.3.21(16) Salmon16 AnglersCheck Mate
4.3.21(170) Rock Cod & (22) Ling Cod18 AnglersCaroline
4.2.21Limits (240) Rock Cod & (25) Ling Cod24 AnglersStar of Monterey
4.2.21(120) Rock Cod & (6) Ling Cod13 AnglersCheck Mate
4.1.21Limits (250) Rock Cod & (25) Ling Cod25 AnglersStar of Monterey
4.1.21Limits (200) Rock Cod & (21) Ling Cod20 AnglersCheck Mate
4.1.21(163) Rock Cod & (16) Ling Cod20 AnglersCaroline
3.28.21(400) Sanddab & (21) Crab19 AnglersCheck Mate
3.27.21(400) Sanddab, (5) Rock Sole & (25) Crab18 AnglersCheck Mate
3.27.21(160) Sanddab & (27) Crab18 AnglersCaroline
3.26.21(200) Sanddab & (24) Crab12 AnglersCaroline
3.22.21(160) Sanddab & (16) Crab8 AnglersCaroline
3.21.21(400) Sanddab & (72) Crab19 AnglersCaroline
3.20.21(360) Sanddab & (17) Crab17 AnglersCheck Mate
3.20.21(200) Sanddab, (12) Petrale Sole & (17) Crab10 AnglersCaroline
3.19.21(400) Sanddab, (3) Petrale Sole & (13) Crab14 AnglersCheck Mate
3.18.21(300) Sanddab & (29) Crab10 AnglersCheck Mate
3.17.21(200) Sanddab, (10) Petrale Sole & (19) Crab18 AnglersCheck Mate
3.14.21(665) Sanddab & (65) Crab19 AnglersCaroline
3.13.21(400) Sanddab, (1) Petrale Sole & (17) Crab16 AnglersCheck Mate
3.13.21(400) Sanddab & (30) Crab16 AnglersCaroline
3.12.21(230) Sanddab & (27) Crab11 AnglersCaroline
3.8.21(100) Sanddab, (3) Petrale Sole & (15) Crab 6 AnglersCaroline
3.6.21(27) Sanddab & (26) Crab19 AnglersCheck Mate
3.6.21(45) Sanddab, (1) Petrale Sole & (17) Crab4 AnglersCaroline
3.2.21(300) Sanddab, (10) Petrale Sole & (1) Rock Sole14 AnglersCheck Mate
2.28.21(300) Sanddab & (25) Crab20 AnglersCheck Mate
2.28.21(240) Sanddab & (37) Crab9 AnglersCaroline
2.27.21(300) Sanddab, (1) Petrale Sole, (5) Rock Sole & (31) Crab15 AnglersCheck Mate
2.27.21(250) Sanddab, (10) Petrale Sole, (2) Rock Sole & (39) Crab13 AnglersCaroline
2.26.21(200) Sanddab & (25) Crab9 AnglersCheck Mate
2.25.21(180) Sanddab, (7) Petrale Sole & (18) Crab7 AnglersCaroline
2.23.21(400) Sanddab, (28) Petrale Sole & (17) Crab9 AnglersCheck Mate
2.22.21(400) Sanddab, (10) Petrale Sole & (22) Crab9 AnglersCheck Mate
2.21.21(450) Sanddab & (17) Crab18 AnglersCaroline
2.19.21(450) Sanddab, (70) Petrale Sole & (38) Crab13 AnglersCheck Mate
2.18.21(500) Sanddab & (38) Crab9 AnglersCheck Mate
2.17.21(750) Sanddab, (10) Petrale Sole & (30) Crab19 AnglersCheck Mate
2.15.21(80) Sanddab & (38) Crab4 AnglersCaroline
2.14.21(120) Sanddab & Limits (60) Crab6 AnglersCheck Mate
2.14.21(400) Sanddab, (2) Petrale Sole & (24) Crab 15 AnglersCaroline
2.13.21(400) Sanddab & (24) Crab17 AnglersCaroline
2.10.21(540) Sanddab & (100) Petrale Sole14 AnglersCheck Mate
2.9.21(300) Sanddab & (41) Crab8 AnglersCaroline
2.7.21(510) Sanddab, (6) Petrale Sole & (42) Crab17 AnglersCheck Mate
2.6.21(350) Sanddab & (24) Crab15 AnglersCaroline
2.5.21(250) Sanddab & (24) Crab10 AnglersCheck Mate
1.31.21(550) Sanddab, (20) Petrale Sole & (47) Crab11 AnglersCheck Mate
1.30.21(200) Sanddab & (20) Crab12 AnglersCheck Mate
1.30.21(300) Sanddab, (60) Mackerel & (34) Crab10 AnglersCaroline
1.29.21(120) Sanddab, (1) Petrale Sole & 24 crab9 AnglersCaroline
1.24.21(100) Sanddab & (37) Crab7 AnglersCheck Mate
1.23.21(400) Sanddab & (39) Crab19 AnglersCheck Mate
1.17.21(560) Sandab & (27) Crab14 AnglersCheck Mate
1.17.21(156) Sanddab & (16) Crab13 AnglersCaroline
1.16.21(400) Sanddab & (37) Crab10 AnglersCheck Mate
1.16.21(150) Sanddab & (22) Crab10 AnglersCaroline
1.15.21(100) Sanddab & (25) Crab5 AnglersCheck Mate
1.10.21(160) Sanddab & (27) Crab9 AnglersCheck Mate
1.9.21(50) Sanddab & (30) Crab16 AnglersCheck Mate
1.9.21(45) Sanddab & (40) Crab14 AnglersCaroline
1.3.21(600) Sanddab & (30) Crab20 AnglersCheck Mate
1.2.21(260) Sanddab & (29) Crab13 AnglersCheck Mate
1.2.21(240) Sanddab & (44) Crab14 AnglersCaroline

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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.