Mission Bay - Inshore, California Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fly Fishing Map of Mission Bay - Inshore, CA
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Mission Bay - Inshore, California Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Inshore - Look for current seams and you will find the fish. Bay - Look for current seams and you will find the fish.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Mission Bay - Inshore is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Fishing conditions: Inshore - Water is nice and warm so the fish are on the chew. Mainly Calicos but the Barracuda and Yellows are coming in from time to time. Bay - The Bay is starting to fish well now that the dredging os on hold. Make sure to get out early before all the boats head out for the afternoon.

Inshore temperature: 72 Degrees F

Offshore temperature: 72 Degrees F

Type of bait fish are feeding on: Bay: Ghost Shrimp, Bay Smelt, Clams, Jack Smelt and Sand Crabs Inshore: Squid, Anchovy and Sardines

Fish species: Spotted Bay Bass, Corvina, Croaker, Halibut and Many More

Fishing season: All Year

Nearest airport: San Diego Int. Airport

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Mission Bay - Inshore Description

Mission Bay is just located a few miles away form downtown San Diego. The bay is is ideal for most fly anglers with its large foot print and shallow water. Most of the bay is less than 20 feet deep which means you don't have to throw extremely heavy line to fish it properly. Not only is it a great place to fish from a boat, you can walk and wade with almost as successful as an angler in a kayak or boat. Mission ...

Techniques & Tips

Sink Tip line are the ticket for fishing the bay and inshore. A 6 wt with a 200 gr sink tip for the bay and a 9wt with a 350 sink tip for the inshore fishing are our recommended set up right now.

7-Day Forecast

Should be another great week on the water and fishing should only get better

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