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.

Spring 2021 Highlights!

  • 2021 Schedule Online NOW!
  • Live Bait Trips begin April 12! -- Full and Half day Potluck trips daily for Halibut and Striped Bass -- Rockcod/Lingcod Trips Daily to Farallon Islands (weather permitting) Now Open to 300 feet -- Updated History Tour Schedule--Check schedule for details

2021 Schedule!

  • Trip Updates. All 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 - Tentative 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” 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!

Halibut in the Bay

Greetings Anglers, Today we had a private charter with first time fishermen for a bachelor outing. It’s safe to say they learned how to bait a hook and were able to hook a few. We drifted live bait all day and
(More...) (Saturday, May 15, 2021)

Another solid “Late-Riser Half Day”

Greetings Anglers, TGIF! Today we ventured the bay in search for Halibut and Striped Bass drifting live bait. For our “Late-Riser 1/2 Day” we had 11 Anglers. We headed back to the harbor with over a fish a rod including 9 Halibut and
(More...) (Friday, May 14, 2021)

New Huck Finn Thursday Report

17 Anglers caught 21 halibut and one striped bass we had nice weather in the morning and the wind came back up in the afternoon will be back at it again tomorrow and hope for nice weather in the morning
(More...) (Thursday, May 13, 2021)

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