BASF -- A Fun Club For

People Who Love Fishing

If you love fishing or want to learn more about this wonderful outdoor sport, welcome to the BASF Bay Area SportFishers club! Discover new fishing “hot spots,” meet new fishing buddies, share fishing tips and join us for monthly club fishing outings and events. We also host and sponsor special fishing clinics for kids, women and first-timers.


If you would like to check us out, please tune into one of our online (Zoom) fishing roundtables. To become a member, click the "Join" tab on the menu. We can also be found on by clicking on the Meetup logo below.

BASF Fish Reports

> Good size trout limits in 70 minutes in Howden cove at Los Vaqueros. Seems to be ping ponging between Penn Cove and Howden Cove.  [06/03/21]

> Good size trout being caught at Del Valle but the stripers were quiet.  [06/16/21]


> Stripers were hungry at Del Valle. Catches in the Narrows and to the left of the dam. [06/06/21]

> Great fishing in Monterey on Chris' charters.  Seems better than out of Santa Cruz this month. [06/03/21]

> Del Valle Reservoir continues to be great for stripers and catfish. Bigger than the ones at Los Vaqueros. Fish the Narrows deep. [05/22/21]


> Sandy Wool Reservoir providing fun catches of trout for the kids. East  bank in the morning and west bank towards the end of day. Different Powerbaits working. Smaller trout. [03/27/21]


> Excellent limits of trout at Los Vaqueros Reservoir. Nice 26 1/2 inch, 7 3/4 LB trout caught. Best bait was Chartreuse and Red Salmon PowerBait. Striper action of not good. [03/02/21]

> Good trout, striper and catfish action at Los Vaqueros. Trout up to 4lb. [01/18/21]

> Limits of rock fish caught on off Ano Nuevo Preserve. Four Ling Cod caught. [10/24/20]

> Slow fishing at Los Vaqueros. Water temp still a bit high for trout. Planting to occur within a week. [10/21/20]

Nice Pacific Ocean catch of Rock Fish for Kelly.


Good day at Los Vaquerous

Keith with his trophy trout, 24", caught at Los Vaqueros on Power Bait


"Virtual" Zoom Fishing Roundtables
2nd Wed of Each Month
Fishing Trips 2021
Coming Up
Various Dates In 2021
 Planned Events
June 27 2021



Roy Taylor  -  03/02/21

Los Vaqueros Res.           26 1/2"                   7 3/4 lb


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Striped Bass

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Rock Fish

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Largemouth Bass

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Video--BASF sponsors "South Bay Fishing In The City for Kids" event April 23, 2017

Pete Sasur and Larry Hayes display their catch at Los Vaqueros Reservoir


Annual, popular 2017 "Fish Fry" party

Nick's first visit catch at Los

Vaqueros Reservoir - 10/02/19

Wally, Vincent, Pete, and Kelly had a great time on Stagnaros out of Santa Cruz. - April 2021


At the November 2017 De Anza Flea Market

Rod with nice Striper catch in May 2021 at Del Valle..

We teach the younger ones
how to catch fish!

"Baja Bev" with catch on Huli Cat in Half Moon Bay - 2017

"Baja Bev" with a nice catch on the "Huli Cat" Half Moon Bay


Pete catching catfish at Los Vaqueros Reservoir - 10/18/18

5 lb yellowtail caught by Jane Iha on charter boat Huli Cat fishing out of Half Moon Bay