Southern California and Baja waters offer eight different croaker species, including the yellowfin, white, spotfin, and California corbina. Yellowfins typically weigh from 1 to 3 pounds and the spotfin and California corbina reach up to 6 pounds.
The fishing for corbina peaks at the river mouth in July and August and for yellowfin croaker in early fall.
An orange leech is perfect for the yellowfin and a red version is the choice for corbina and perch.
Santa Monica Bay: Zuma Beach County Park (barred perch, occasional halibut, croakers); Dockweiler S.B., west of LAX; Manhattan S.B.; Hermosa Beach (barred perch, corbina); Redondo S.B.
(barred perch, corbina); Huntington S.B.; Balboa Peninsula beaches west of Newport Bay.
clathratus) were classified as occasional (40-60% of occurrence), and California halibut (Paralichthys californicus), California corbina
(Menticirrhus undulatus), and yellowtail (Seriola lalandi) as rare species with 20% of occurrence.
Fish mortality (corbinas
, croakers and drums) was reported from near Punta Morales during September-October of 1985 (Szelistowski & Garita 1989).
Now the sea is a mirror that reflects the sky, a thick and enormous looking-glass, quick-silvered with mullets and corbinas
. The sea is green because the sky is green.
9- En este Puertto, y las Punttas immediatas se coje con abundancia bariedad de Peses, como son Congrio, Lenguados, Corbinas
, Pexesapos, Lizas, Cazon, Sardinas, Cabrillas, Anchebetas19, Caballas, Pegerreyes, y otros, no faltando bariedad de Mariscos (20)./
Doscientas brazas adentro, mas alla de la rompiente, se pescaban pargos de buen peso y muchas veces corbinas
si se salia con la aurora.