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Morro Bay

Kayaking Morro Bay
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Morro Bay Kayak, Canoe, SUP & Kayak Fishing Information

Located in San Luis Obispo County, Morro Bay is truly a sight to see.  Morro BKayaking Morro Bayay is one of the most scenic paddling getaways on California’s Central Coast. You’ll be amazed by the picturesque sights you’ll feast your eyes on while paddling. It is nearly impossible not to be drawn to the panoramic views, diverse nature, and abundance of wildlife that make Morro Bay so beautiful. In addition to the wildlife, there are beautiful wildflowers from early spring to early summer. Kayakers flock to Morro Bay to enjoy the bay’s deep blue waters and stunning scenery that make this such an unforgettable paddling experience.

Kayaking on Morro Bay can be one of the most rewarding outdoor activities you can do! It allows you to see the harbor seals, sea lions and otters, as well as literally hundreds of species of birds, including several rare and endangered species.

Morro Bay provides excellent kayak fishing opportunities for sand bass and halibut. Many types of fish are abundant in the bay. The entire bay has been good for sea bass. The salmon and albacore fluctuate year to year, but albacore can add some sizzle when schools move into the area. In the spring, trolling anchovies for salmon is very popular. Try live-bait drifting with anchovies for halibut in the summer and jig fishing the shallows for rockfish in the summer and fall.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
High 62 63 64 64 65 65 66 06 66 68 66 64
Low 42 44 44 45 48 50 52 53 50 50 46 42

Open: The bay is open year-round, seven days a week. The campground is open May 15th to December 31st.

Kayak fishing Morro Bay

Fees: There is a fee to camp, and to park. The fee include entry for one vehicle and one legally towed vehicle or trailer. A maximum of two licensed vehicles, travel, boat, and utility trailers-may be parked at most campsites. The Best Places to Kayak in California Guide Book

Bay Facilities: The bay has opportunities for sailing, fishing, boating, surfing, wind surfing, hiking, biking and bird watching.


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