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!
  • What are we fishing for now?- Live Bait "Potluck" trips targeting Halibut and Striped Bass in San Francisco Bay. Full and Half day Potluck trips daily. -- Rockcod/Lingcod Trips Daily to Farallon Islands (weather permitting) Now Open to 300 feet -- Ocean Salmon opens June 26, 2021. Updated Oakland and San Francisco History Tour Schedule.

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!

Striped Bass Limits

The New Huck Finn had a great charter today that came out with 16 anglers. We ended up catching 32 halibut and 32 striped bass - limits! The group of guys had a excellent day and we will be back
(More...) (Friday, June 18, 2021)

A Great Day

A great day for our 18 anglers they ended up finishing the day with 20 halibut 32 striped bass to sand sole 4 rockfish.
(More...) (Thursday, June 17, 2021)

Summer Fishing is Heating Up

Good Evening TigerFishermen,   The summer fishing is beginning to heat up rockfishing and good numbers of halibut and striped bass hitting the decks! The salmon season will open next Saturday 6/26. Reports from the commercial fleet are extremely exciting!   We have lots
(More...) (Thursday, June 17, 2021)

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