Marine Sunset Bay Fishing Reports

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Bottom fishing out of Sunset Bay, Oct.20​

Pepper and I 'punched' out of Sunset Bay on our Hobie Outback at first light looking for limits of lingcod and black rockfish.
Went out about 1 mile NW, past Baltimore Rock, some good rocky structure under the water out near there near the bouy but all I could find were cabezon, I landed and released 3 in about 20 minutes. Other boats also reported not finding any keeper lings. Ended up putting 5 nice black rockfish in the kayak (all caught on squid at the bottom); we ended up spending 4.5 hours on the ocean. Good outing and first test of new sand wheels (BooneDOX Landing Gear) and aluminum rudder (SAI Super Rudder). cheers, roger

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Crab bait tip- rockfish and lingcod carcasses make great crab bait. I marinate mine for a day or 2, then thread a zip-tie through the mouth and freeze them. The zip-tie in place lets me take them frozen and hang them in my crab pot with lots of the marinate still on them to create a scent trail when they hit the bottom and thaw.

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