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

> 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]


> Good Limits of rock fish caught on Stagnaros charter out of Santa Cruz. Really good bite. [09/18/20]


> Good salmon fishing reported out of Berkeley charters. 14, 15, and 18 pounders. [09/10/20]


> Another ocean trip on rental skiffs out of Santa Cruz provided half limits of 8 different varieties of rock fish. Fished area between marina and Natural Bridges in 45 to 70 feet of water, Squid, anchovies, and lures seemed to work best. Raining ash while fishing and very low light equivalent to shortly after sunset.[08/20/20]


Ocean trip on rental skiffs out of Santa Cruz provided rock fish and halibut. Fished area between marina and Natural Bridges and by buoys to left of harbor in 45 to 95 feet of water, Anchovies seemed to work best. [08/06/20]

Keith Ng displaying trout catch  at Los Vaqueros Reservoir.


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
Two Planned Events
June 13, 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

We teach the younger ones
how to catch fish!

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

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

At the November 2017 De Anza Flea Market

"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


Stripers - San Luis Reservoir by Avi Meyers grandson.