SWS Tackle Box:
7-foot rod with a live-bait action rated for 10- to 25-pound line, such as Cousins F270 and F870
Conventional, such as Penn 320 and 330 GT levelwind
200 yards of 50- to 80-pound braid, such as P-line, Berkley or Tuf-line
Yo-zuri Crystal Minnow, 51⁄ 4inch shallow runner and deep diver; Daiwa SP Minnow Floater, 51⁄ 8- to 6-inch; Bagley Deep Diving DB06, 51⁄ 4- inch
Anglers are allowed to fish one line and are permitted to keep three halibut 22 inches or larger per day in San Francisco Bay. Always check local CDFG regulations before heading out at wildlife.ca.gov.