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Half-Day Deep-Sea Fishing Cruise from San Diego

  • Take your catch home for dinner or release them into the sea
  • Enjoy breakfast and lunch on board and boost your energy with free snacks
  • Take in views of the San Diego skyline and Coronado Island as you sail out
Half-Day Deep-Sea Fishing Cruise from San Diego
From $85.92
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Morning Half-Day Fishing TripMost Popular
Afternoon half day trips fish the coastline from Imperial Beach to the Point Loma kelp beds or Mexican Waters according to the “best bite”.
From $85.92
Afternoon Half-Day Fishing
Afternoon half day trips fish the coastline from Imperial Beach to the Point Loma kelp beds or Mexican Waters according to the “best bite”.
From $85.92
Take a break from the busy streets of San Diego and try your hand at deep-sea fishing on this half-day cruise. Head to a Pacific Ocean spot known for its game fish – sand bass, bonito, yellowtail and more – and try your hand at angling. Experienced anglers can jump right in; if you’re new to deepwater angling, the cruise’s crew will provide personalized coaching so that you’re hooking fish in no time.
What to Expect
Board your comfortable boat for a day of fishing in the Pacific Ocean.  Meet your crew and captain, and make yourself comfortable in the sun or shade as you head out to sea. As the shoreline recedes behind you, catch glimpses of Coronado Island and the skyline of San Diego.  When you're ready, get help from the crew setting up your rod. Fish like sand bass, calico bass, bonito, barracuda, mackerel, and rock fish all inhabit these waters, not to mention the hard-fighting yellowtail, which can weigh up to 40 lbs (18 kg). 

Take breaks from watching for bites by grabbing a bite for yourself inside the onboard galley. Breakfast, lunch, snacks and beverages are available for purchase throughout the trip.  If you catch a fish of legal size, the crew will fillet it for a nominal fee so you can take it home for a tasty dinner. Feel free to catch and release, or simply purchase a boarding pass to come along for the ride.  After a 5-hour cruise out in the sun and waves of the mighty Pacific, return to San Diego, hopefully with a fish or two for dinner.
Reviews (12)
1 - 5 of 11 reviews
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

No better way to spend your morning SD! I’d recommend for people traveling solo, with family or friends. The entire crew was so enthusiastic and had great customer service. Burritos were great, beers were cold. This was my first sport fishing adventure, I’m hooked! Thanks...More

Thank Bianca P
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing time fishing for Bonito today! We are a family of 5 plus two grandparents. We caught 12 fish between the 7 of us. It was action packed and an absolute blast. The deck hands were very attentive to us, and even...More

Thank Jennifer J
Reviewed August 20, 2018
A bit fishy

The day starts with a 30 min delay for parking, only to find out that the sign on the lot says "lot full", is apparently always up! Then, we signed in and were not directed to the proper area to get our gear. The trip...More

Date of experience: August 2018
6  Thank Scott J
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile
Not a Private Charter, but good fun!

My older son and I were in San Diego for the weekend and I thought this would be something fun and different to do. It was both! The crew was professional and courteous. I saw no horseplay. Many of them helped the guests with taking...More

2  Thank S4644SRjuliem
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile
Please find another place

I booked this trip strictly off of the reviews which was a mistake. Unless you are looking to take a boat ride it is a joke, find a private fishing tour. First we were charged for a fishing license even though they show it is...More

7  Thank Daniel D
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October 9, 2018|
Response from Mtmomma07 |
Morning bite seems to be very good. The one on this tour today and found that we were catching some good size fish and it was not overcrowded. Outstanding tour and I would do it again. Well worth the money.
August 2, 2018|
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Response from Z1735XFpaull | Reviewed this property |
I said in article we each caught a small makrel. Tiny filet and not good eating.
July 6, 2018|
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Response from Rick N | Reviewed this property |
the cattle boats are no place for a wife, particularly if it's overnight. there should be a discount for a non-fishing passenger on half day charters, but it's not common enough for the boat to have such a policy. there's... More