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Fishing, Boating & Whale Watching

There's nothing quite like standing on the deck of a boat, heading out for a day on the water.

Whether you want to hook a fish, pull up a pot of crabs, or get up close with whales and other sea life, several companies offer a variety of seagoing adventures on Sonoma County's Pacific Ocean coastline, as well as several inland waterway options. Read Bodega Bay: Boat Charters & Tours for more inspiration.

Fishing is plentiful in Sonoma County, and the best places to fish are the state, regional, and other parks located on the Russian River, along the 55-mile coast, on San Pablo Bay, and in streams, lakes, and ponds. See more information about fishing here or browse the listings below for fishing, boating, and whale watching opportunities.

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Spud Point Marina Photo
1818 Westshore Road, Bodega Bay, CA 94923

Spud Point Marina is in Bodega Harbor, approximately 60 miles northwest of San Francisco and 20 miles west of Santa Rosa. The harbor is the hub of commercial and sport fishing in Sonoma County, and is…

Hudeman Slough Boat Launch Photo
28020 Skaggs Island Road, Sonoma, CA 95476

Hudeman Slough Boat Launch is located in the Carneros region of southeastern Sonoma County and provides paddlers access to the tidal waterways that link to San Pablo Bay. The remote site is owned by…

salmon Photo
1410B Bay Flat Road, Bodega Bay, CA 94923

The Bodega Bay Sportfishing Center is located in the Porto Bodega RV Park and Marina. You can park your RV, launch your boat, store your trailer, all within walking distance of the Sportfishing…

Petaluma Marina Photo
781 Baywood Drive, Petaluma, CA 94954

We are proud to offer this newest of boating facilities for your use and enjoyment. The waters of the Petaluma Marina are part of the Petaluma River, a channel that runs fourteen miles from the north…

Bodega Bay Whale Charters Photo
Contact Directly, Bodega Bay, CA 94923

Bodega Bay Whale Charters is a Private Charter vessel (that means friends and family only) We specialize in Whale Watching. We also offers Bay Tours and Ocean Ash Scattering services in Bodega Bay.

Gilardi's Lakeville Marina Photo
5684 Lakeville Highway, Petaluma, CA 95454

Gilardis Lakeville Marina is located approximately at the midway point between the mouth of Petaluma River and the City of Petaluma. The Marina provides access to a guest dock, restaurant & bar,…

Lake Sonoma Marina Photo
4200 Skaggs Springs Road, Geyserville, CA 95441

Lake Sonoma is located 10 minutes from Healdsburg off of Dry Creek Road. We have a fully equipped marina that is open year-round, boat and patio rentals, and a deli.

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As the crisp air of autumn rolls in, we invite you to immerse yourself in the magic of the Sonoma County Harvest. Don your boots and gather the fruits of the vine alongside skilled vintners at one…