Captain's Log

11-22-20 Crab Combo “Slim Jims”

New Horizon, with Capt Rod and DH Kevin, reports in with 40 crab and 130 rockfish for 18 anglers. Check our website for trips and availability. See you on the boat. We also found out that yellowtail rockfish will bite a slim Jim

11-14-20 Rock cod only “Cod & Bonito!”

Today was a tough day of fishing. First we weren’t finding any hungry fish. We decided to look somewhere else after 30 minutes. I noticed some bonito boils in the distance so we trolled a couple lines and landed 2 fish. We would have fished longer but they were moving the opposite direction of where…

11-12-20 Rockfish/Crab Combo 75 crab/100 RF

Deckhand Alfredo and I set out this morning with 16 fisherman for our Rockfish/crab combo trip. The weather was fantastic again as a light breeze from the Northeast brushed the surface of the gentle swells. The crabbing was very good for us this go round. We pulled 73 Dungeness crab and 2 Rock crab! The…

11-9-20 1st Crab Combo of the Season!

Nice morning on the bay, a little roll but nice. No wind. We ran crab gear first and had 2 around commercial grade Dungeness crab. We the headed to fill some burlap sacks with rockfish. Still a nice day but the fishing was a little slow until the last hour and a half. We ended…

10-29-20 Am Full day Rockfish “Great Day to be a Fisherman”

Another great day spent on the waters of the Monterey peninsula today. We set off into the dark in search of live bait for an attempt of making a memorable trip for our 5 anglers. Trusty Deckhand Andrew and our stowaway and fellow Captain Isaiah were up for some fun on the rock cod grounds.…

Sat 10-24-20 Am/Pm 4hr Rock cod “Early bite/late bite”

Good day everyone. Today on the New Horizon we ran 2 four hour rock fish trips. We started the morning with a steady bite with good quality fish, the bite slowed down and ended up with a total of 123 fish for 18 anglers. The second trip started slow and I moved around quite a…

10-17-20 Am Cod “Windless but not fishless”

This morning we took advantage of the of shore winds. The ocean was calm and visibility for miles. We made the 2+ hour ride to Pt. Sur. We had whales and dolphins on the way down and the ride home. Fishing was excellent. Total count was 210 quality rockfish and a nice ling cod. Andrew…

10-16-20 Am 4hr Cod “Peculiar weather”

Today was kind of an unusual day. Deckhand Reed and I set off with 14 anglers looking for some rockfish on our 4 hour morning trip. The weather was a little peculiar as we had wind coming from the north and current swirling around outside the point. Every time we got some fish to bite…

10-9-20 Half day Cod “Chewing the fat”

Another great 4 hour Rockfish trip today. Deckhand Reed and I got to go out fishing with 5 anglers and nailed the fish again. Blues, Olives, a few Coppers, 2 Tree fish and 5 nice Vermillions. The weather was fantastic again and everyone was having a blast. I was able to get out on deck…

10-8-20 Am Rock cod “Weather was beautiful & the fish were biting”

Today was a pretty mellow afternoon trip for Andrew and I. We set out with a very light load of only 4 anglers. The weather was beautiful and the fish were biting. We ended up spending our time bottom fishing which produced a ton of Starry rockfish. Occasionally we would also throw in a couple…