Recent Saltwater Catches
Southern California Saltwater Fishing Guide Reports
Southern California Saltwater Fishing Charter 06/18/2019 –
With the outstanding fishing that we’ve had at the Channel Islands we are directing lots of our clients toward a saltwater fishing trip And here is John cashing in on those conditions. We left Channel Islands Harbor at 6 AM in absolutely flat greasy calm conditions. Started in the sea bass grounds and made quick work of a beautiful 30 pound fish. The guys wanted to get involved in our fantastic calico bass fishing so we fished plastics in less than 10 feet of water on boiler rocks for another 20+ fish. We will be back at it tomorrow morning. Anglers interested in booking their freshwater or saltwater fishing trip can call or text me at 818-439-1154 or go to our website www.richtauberfishing.com click the book online button and purchase your trip today.
RTF Southern California Saltwater Fishing Charter 06/13/2019 –
This is Takashi visiting from Tokyo. He booked two days of fishing and elected to spend one of those fishing channel islands with our captain Jake Klinshaw. He started his day with this fantastic 30 pound white seabass and they added another seabass to the count and then moved to Anacapa Island where they rounded the day out with 30+ calico bass all on the soft plastics. The fishing is fantastic and we are open seven days a week. This is absolutely the premier time to book your saltwater fishing trip. June through September are the classic months to fish the channel islands. Go to www.richtauberfishing.com and click the saltwater online booking and you can purchase your trip today. Call or text us at 818-439-1154 and we can give you all the information about booking a fishing trip in Southern California.
RTF Southern California Saltwater Fishing Charter 06/11/2019 –
Here is John fishing with his great friend Arnie. White Seabass and calico bass dominated the outing just an absolutely awesome day of fishing! We had beautiful calm conditions and fished both Santa Cruz and Anacapa Island. Caught and released over 35 calico bass in less than 10 feet of water. We want to let our clients know that without question the best choice right now is booking a saltwater fishing trip. Our boat can fish 1 to 3 people comfortably and myself and Captain Jake Klinshaw are available seven days a week. It’s a customized fishing trip just for you and one or two friends. Absolutely beautiful scenery, great fishing and of course you’ll be able to take home some wonderful fish to eat at the end of the day. Boat leaves channel Islands launch ramp at 6 AM and returns at 4 PM so it’s a wonderful full day of fishing.
We supply all the rods reels and tackle you’ll need for the day and the total price for your fishing trip is just $475. Call or text me at 818-439-1154 for more information. Captain Rich Tauber.
RTF Saltwater Guide trip 06/02/2019 –
It’s still June and still gloomy here at the Channel Islands but with that we have beautiful ocean conditions. Picked up returning passengers Andy, Garret and Eric on this beautiful spring morning. We shot across to the island in absolutely gorgeous lake like conditions and made it to the island in a quick fashion. We started out in the White Sea bass zone to keep tabs on them but unfortunately they were nowhere to be found today which makes them live up to their name as the “gray ghosts”. Instead, a new wave of barracuda and bonito pushed into the area and the guys laughed, crap talked to each other and had a blast pulling on as many barracuda as they wanted to catch in an absolutely wide open bite. Double and triple hookups were nonstop for awhile until they got tired of catching them. With nice weather and and a change of pace, we switched gears and tied up some plastics to go cast around in the dark shallows where boiler rock calico bass lurk. Didn’t take long for the boys to start whooping the bass and even having doubles and triples on these too. Very fun action but also good quality as well. All three of the guys each caught at least one trophy size calico bass to go along with the many other nice ones that were flying into the boat. After winding in bass and seeing followers trying to steal the bait out of the hooked basses mouth and big bass shooting out from the rocks to charge the boat and eat a bait at the rod tip, we eventually made a move and to get the guys some fish to take home. With plastics and bass gear still in hand, we caught quality rockfish in the shallows that will be released into some hot oil at home to finish up an awesome day of fishing at the Channel Islands. Awesome trip and even better people to share it with. Thanks boys, can’t wait to see you for the next one. – Captain Jake Klinshaw
RTF Saltwater Guide trip 05/31/2019 –
June is here and so is the gloom. Picked up Richard and Cameron on this overcast Friday and shot across in beautiful weather to the island. The guys opted to try and catch a seabass over anything else. With this being the first trip since the big storm we had, it took some patience and some time to locate the White Sea bass. The guys stuck it out and once we got good conditions, we found a big school of them. Unfortunately I think the storm and colder water temperatures that resulted from the storm had these fish lockjaw and after several attempts of locating the school and getting the lines right in the middle of it, we never captured one. Richard and Cameron wouldn’t give up and weren’t getting discouraged so we left the not biting school and looked for a new area that hopefully had biting fish in it. With even better conditions in the new area we were very optimistic but unfortunately never located a school. Instead, barracuda stole the show and had some fun pulling on these aggressive fish that were charging the boat and eating baits right at the rod tip. Very visual and very fun. After spending most of the day giving an honest try to catch a White Sea Bass, we cut our losses and caught some bass and sheepshead to bring a little more action into the day before we had to call it. Richard and Cameron’s patience and will to stick it out in hopes of a trophy fish was very appreciated and I would fish with them any day because of it. Thank you fellas, hope to see you again. – Captain Jake Klinshaw
RTF Saltwater Guide trip 05/11/2019 –
Well here it is early in the morning May 11, 2019. My saltwater Captain Jake Klinshaw on the left with his friend Cole loaded down with White Seabass. Cole’s big fish to the right pushed the scales to 51 pounds! We supply all the rods reels and tackle you will need for the day. Boat leaves channel islands launch ramp at 6 AM and returns at 4 PM. Total price is $475. Call or text me at 818-439-1154 to make your reservation.
RTF Saltwater Guide trip 05/08/2019 –
We had an absolutely fantastic weekend of White Seabass fishing but this morning we got back to something that is so over looked at the Channel Islands and is without question the most fun thing that we do. Here is Mike Miller he is the cook on the famous saltwater sportfisher the Freelance that operates out of Davey’s Locker in Newport Beach. Mike has fished with us for many many years and is a great friend. Caught and released over 40 calico bass fishing less than 10 feet of water. So much fun and without question one of the coolest things you can do in the Ventura, Santa Barbara area. If you’re interested in catching lots of fish and enjoying some incredible scenery this is the trip for you. We are open seven days a week call or text me at 818-439-1154 for more information.
RTF Saltwater Guide Trip 05/04/2019 and 05/05/2019 –
My saltwater Captain Jake Klinshaw just wrapped up this weekend and here are some fantastic pictures from his efforts at the Channel Islands. White seabass Saturday and Sunday from 30 to 40 pounds and a great mix of rock fish. We are open seven days a week and we provide all the rods reels and tackle you will need for the day. Our saltwater boat leaves at 6 AM and returns at 4 PM this is a full day fishing trip. We provide everything you’ll need for the day. Just purchase your fishing license and bring the proper attire and you’re ready to go. We have a nice band of weather in front of us anglers interested in booking your saltwater fishing trip can call or text me at 818-439-1154.
Southern California Saltwater Guide Trip 04/05/2019 –
Met up with PJ and his grandson who is visiting from Washington on Friday morning for an early season spring day of fishing. On the idle out of the harbor, PJ said that they had two goals they wanted to try to achieve for the day. First one being that he had never caught a White Sea bass before and was hopeful we could change that. The second was that his grandson had a personal record of the most amount of fish caught in one day previously being 13 and he wanted to try and beat that. With optimism to achieve these two goals, we set out on beautiful lake like conditions and made the crossing to the Channel Islands. First thing once getting to the island was searching for the right conditions. It took some patience and a little while to find the right stuff but the guys hung in there and once we found a kelp line looking just right, PJ followed directions perfectly and connected on his first ever White Sea bass. Stoked! Within the following hour we had limits of White Sea bass on the boat and were off to a great start with one of the two goals being accomplished. We plunked at some eager calico bass for a little while after that put on a very visual show with hooked bass coming up with followers trying to steal the bait out from the mouths of the others. Very fun fishing. The guys then wanted some fish to take home with their sea bass for tacos so we finished up catching very shallow water rockfish and limits of lingcod on light line in under 100 feet of water. This is where the second goal was achieved as the personal record of thirteen fish was broken. With lots of fish to take home, we pointed the boat back towards the harbor and headed home on the calm channel. Awesome day with even more awesome people. Just goes to show that you don’t have to wait for giant fish counts from Sportfishing boats to make the decision to go fishing or not. The best trips come from people who have zero expectations and go fishing just simply because they like the sport and want to enjoy the day. Thanks for booking a trip PJ, I had a great time with you guys, let’s do it again. Cheers.
Southern California Saltwater Guide Trip 02/12/2019 –
Just got off the water here it is Tuesday evening February 12, 2019. Took my great friend John Waller to fish the Channel Islands today. Not a single trailer in the parking lot. Never saw another fishing boat Anacapa or Santa Cruz Island. Caught and released over 30 calico bass up to 4 pounds. Just absolutely wide-open fishing and really nice weather conditions on the way out and on the way home. All the fish were caught “Up and In”. Caught them on just about every plastic that we fished in less than 10 feet of water. Anglers interested in booking their saltwater calico bass fishing trip with Captain Jake Klinshaw can call or text me at 818-439-1154.
Southern California Saltwater Guide Trip 01/29/2019 –