Limits of Sharks!

Photo Credit: Courtesy of California Dawn Sportfishing

by James Smith

About as good as it gets folks! We had our second Penn University trip today hosted by Steve Carson (Sr. Tuna). We were scheduled for sharks, we got limits so fast we opted to throw in some Halibut to the mix. Fishing was WIDE open to say the least. We got full limits of sharks then switched to Halibut and took Full limits of Halibut as well!!
We released some monster too! Up around 400 pounds. Exciting day! We are running 7 days a week and I have room the rest of this week. Loads are dropping off but the fishing still remains epic.

Final count

13 seven Gill sharks (limits). To 400 pounds! ( we released a 200,400,and several others)
6 soupfinn sharks to 75 pounds
1 leopard shark
42 Halibut (13 limits plus crew limits)
8 striped bass

For reservations


The California Dawn operates out of Berkeley Marina. We are the the only boat in the bay area with a hot galley. If you would like to go fishing with us please call (510) 417-5557. For more information please visit our website

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Captain James Smith Jr.
California Dawn Sportfishing
Berkeley, CA

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