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Address: 203 Crescent, Waterfront side of Metropole Hotel, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: You have seen Avalon, now experience Catalina Island aboard an Afishinados...
You have seen Avalon, now experience Catalina Island aboard an Afishinados Charter. We offer 4 boats for on-demand, by-the-hour private group charters. Afishinados, Mojo and Diversity are set up for fishing. Catallac, our 50'power catamaran is perfect for private affairs, parties and celebrations (49 guest limit). Catallac also offers 1.5 hour scheduled Eco Tours, Happy Hours Cruises, Flying fish Tours and Holiday Floats on a per person basis. Afishinados Charters is the gateway to experiencing Catalina Island where land meets sea. Charter us and enjoy the isle in style.
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Flying Fish Excursion

The boat ride alone was well worth it. Seeing all the flying fish was an added bonus. Captain John was funny and very informative. We definitely plan to do this again.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Murray, Utah
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Murray, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The boat ride alone was well worth it. Seeing all the flying fish was an added bonus. Captain John was funny and very informative. We definitely plan to do this again.

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Santa Barbara, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Had a great time with Scott on Mojo over the weekend with my dad and my buddy Chris. They both caught their first yellowtail, Chris caught his first bonita, and we ended up with 7 yellowtail, 1 bonita, 1 barracuda, a bunch of calico bass and 1 dorado. Scott did a great job finding the fish, setting up gear and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

If you visit Catalina Island don't miss this trip! The trip was so much fun! We saw a plethora of flying fish and they are amazing creatures! The Captain made the trip fun and provided a great deal of information on Catalina Island and the flying fish. On a scale of 1 to 10 I give them an 11! Thank... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

It was a great fishing trip. Great weather, great captain and one big Yellowtail that we ate same night! Delicious! We'll be back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Wow! when my now husband and I set out to get married in Catalina Island we had no idea how or where to host a ceremony. We contacted Captain John at Afishinados and they took care of everything, not only is the boat beautiful , what a great time! no it was not your traditional everyday ceremony and there was... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This is the third year in a row we have chartered a fishing excursion with Afishinado's...and it's truly one of the best experiences our family has on the island. All of the Captains are great. We have personally had Captains Lance and Scott who are truly great fishermen and are passionate about what they do...and love sharing it with their... More 

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Fullerton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We were picked up by a well equipped boat operated by two great guys. We were rookies, some of us first time fishermen. In just four hours, we learned so much about many of the techniques pro's use in fishing and we went home with a 24 LBS yellow tail, caught by my daughter's friend and a first timer, plus... More 

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Avalon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Took the event charter and it was fantastic-everything streamlined! Beautiful boat,crew and Captain John. Just a perfect evening of new friends, entertainment, views and experience. Loved every minute of it and defiantly will do it again.Great people, great fun.They also have an art gallery/store-incredible stuff to purchase a beautiful memory of the Catalina experience.Both things, the boat charter and store... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

These people are wonderful! We had such a great time! Boat is clean, staff is great, all in all a great experience. Will definitely use Afishinados Charters again!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I had Captain John bring us to the WINE FESTIVAL in Two Harbors on Catalina Island. We had a chance to see some of Catalina's famous Flying Fish and ride in style on there beautiful boat the Catallac. I'm looking forward to the next chance to perhaps do some fishing. Thanks Captain John for a great time.... More 

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Address: 203 Crescent, Waterfront side of Metropole Hotel, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Catalina Island  >  Avalon
Average Prices: USD 50 - 50

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