The boats set out daily in search of salmon. Hansen says that not only is business good, but so is the fishing, "They come back with salmon just about every time. It's always a good time."
Everyone is welcome, from seasoned anglers to newbies. Hansen will take care of your fishing license and your gear, or bring your own. "We get locals, regulars, tourists, and people who've never been on the ocean before."
Typically the boats head 5-20 miles off shore to find the salmon.
Visit Half Moon Bay Sportfishing & Tackle to book your trip. Full day trips cost $90 and up. Then arrive at the dock by 5:30 a.m. toting your own food, drinks and warm clothes. And don't forget the sunscreen.