The San Francisco Bay Area's Premier Fishing Fleet!

We specialize in Sportfishing Adventures in San Francisco Bay and outside the Golden Gate aboard our fleet of nine charter vessels. Whether you're an individual angler interested in a day of saltwater fishing, or a larger group interested in hosting an event, we are ready to customize a memorable day for you. We focus on making sure you have a fabulous day pursuing the wide range of gamefish that inhabit our waters and exploring the unique beauty of our area.

FALL 2021 and WINTER 2022 Highlights!

  • **Crab Combo and Dungeness Crab only trips daily starting November 7 using Whale Safe "Hoop" gear**
  • **Rockfish/Lingcod trips daily to the Farallon Islands (weather permitting) **
  • **Full Day Dungeness Crab trips**
  • **Crab and Sand Dab trips begin January 2022**
  • ** Updated Oakland and San Francisco History Tour Schedule**
  • New for 2021--Annual Crab Trap Validation REQUIRED for all anglers. Please purchase prior to trip

2021 Schedule!

  • Trip Updates. Most trips are "limited Load" with reduced passenger loads. More room at the rail, more available seating and room to move about the boat. If you are interested in a group charter or a private/custom trip aboard one our vessels, please contact the Sportfishing Center. We have a variety of packages and tips to build a trip that is right for you and your group.
  • Season dates -- Rockfish/Lingcod - April 1 through December 31 ( now out to 300ft) , Salmon - June 26 through November 1. Live Bait Potluck - April 12 into late summer. Rockfish/Dungeness Crab Combo - November 6 through December 31. Sand Dab/Crab - January through March.
  • We have expanded our Bay Cruise offerings! In addition to the Oakland and Richmond tours with Liam O'Donoghue of East Bay Yesterday, we are introducing and a San Francisco City Front and North Shore tour with Chris Carlsson.

Fish Emeryville is conveniently located in the heart of San Francisco Bay, centrally located to allow our boats to pursue fish inside San Francisco Bay, along the Marin and San Mateo county coastlines, and out to the Farallon Islands. Our fleet is fast and clean and our boats are maintained to a very high standard. Our Captains specialize in putting fishermen on King Salmon, California Halibut, Striped Bass, Rockfish, Lingcod, Sharks, and Dungeness Crab (seasonal) with the goal of making your trip a rewarding and safe adventure.

The newly renovated Sportfishing Center carries a full complement of saltwater tackle, including many items designed by our Captains specifically for our local fisheries. Not sure what tackle you need? No problem, the Sportfishing center offers custom tackle kits specifically tailored to your trip to maximize your catch!

Forget something? Check out our Bait Shop for snacks and drinks, along with clothing, raingear, boots etc. for your convenience. We also offer quality, well maintained rent rods/reels designed for our local fishing.

Each boat offers fish cleaning services on board and shore-side commercial ice is available for purchase upon your return.

*FREE PARKING* and EASY FREEWAY ACCESS make us the #1 fishing destination in Northern California! If you're visiting from out of the area and are in need of a hotel, we now have a special rate for our customers with Four Points by Sheraton San Francisco Bay Bridge. Use this link to get a special rate: or call 888-627-8078 and mention Fish Emeryville.

Please look through our information and should you have any questions, please contact the Sportfishing center at or at 510-652-3403. During the season we update our fishing hotline daily at 510-652-FISH (3474).

Reports from Emeryville's Fishing Fleet!

Crab and Rockfish Limits

21 limits of Rockfish 21 limits of Dungeness crab one lingcod had a little bumpy weather on the fishing grounds but we made short work out of the fishing and had to work the crab hoops and got it done.
(More...) (Monday, November 29, 2021)

20 limits of rockfish and 20 limits of Crabs

20 limits of rockfish and 20 limits of call Crabs and 1 lingcod have a great thanksgiving everyone we will be back on Friday check us out on the web at
(More...) (Wednesday, November 24, 2021)

We had gorgeous weather inside the bay

We had gorgeous weather inside the bay as we were heading out and mother nature got angry and the wind started blowing so we crabbed and came home early for once end of the day with 26 limits of Dungeness
(More...) (Tuesday, November 23, 2021)

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