SAN DIEGO NEARSHORE

The local fleet in San Diego has been turning the squid into great bags of mixed fish. New Seaforth out of Seaforth Sportfishing was out Oct. 6 with 48 anglers who caught 21 yellowtail, six halibut, 15 calicos, five sand bass, five sheephead, one whitefish, 38 rockfish, six sculpin and 34 red snapper. On Oct. 7, Seaforth was out on an afternoon half-day with 43 anglers who caught eight yellowtail, five calicos, 11 sheephead, two whitefish, 42 rockfish, four lingcod, 15 sculpin and 13 red snapper. The yellowtail on these trips are mostly 8- to 12-pound fish, with some into the 20s.