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Afishinados Charters

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205 Crescent Ave., Waterfront side of Metropole Hotel, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
+1 888-613-7770
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Great Charter Boat Service on Catalina Island

We contacted Afishinados for a celebration of life service for our father. They were professional... read more

Reviewed February 20, 2017
Amanda G
Wasn't what I expected.

My wife and I wanted to go deep sea fishing while out on Catalina. We booked Afishinados because of... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2016
Eric S
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You have seen Avalon, now experience Catalina Island aboard an Afishinados Charter. Try our 30' GUSTO for coastal fishing on a gjreat boat with a head. Our 40' AFISHINADO is a go-anywhere vessel with all the amenities for groups of 6 or less. Larger groups (49 or less) will find our 50'power catamaran CATALLAC to be the perfect choice for family reunions, celebrations, weddings and private parties on the water. In addition to private charters, CATALLAC offers a slate of scheduled tours during high season that include our famous Flying Fish Tour, our Happy Hours Cruises and our Holiday Floats. 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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  • Very good2%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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205 Crescent Ave., Waterfront side of Metropole Hotel, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Reviewed February 20, 2017

We contacted Afishinados for a celebration of life service for our father. They were professional, kind, warm and most importantly reliable! They arrived on time with a clean boat piloted by a captain who was knowledgable and friendly. I highly recommend them!

Thank Amanda G
Capt-JFK, Owner at Afishinados Charters, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2017

Thank you for your review. It is a pleasure to offer such services.

Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I wanted to go deep sea fishing while out on Catalina. We booked Afishinados because of the really good reviews. My wife enjoyed her time even though she didn't fish, I on the other hand had been on deep sea fishing adventures...More

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Afishinado, Owner at Afishinados Charters, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2016

Well I cannot say I like the 3 stars, but this is a pretty good review; good boat, good captain, good experience and good information for others planning a trip to Catalina. We love going off-shore (deep sea), and do those kinds of trips, however...More

Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Fishing with the Afishnados Charter was a great time. Everyone caught fish. We even got a shark. It was small but it was a shark nonetheless. The guys were quite knowledgeable about boats, fish population, and the fishing industry. It was established early that they...More

Thank Robert K
Capt-JFK, Owner at Afishinados Charters, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2017

We are located in Avalon Harbor, on Catalina Island. Not sure how you heard we are expanding to VA, but that is not true. We do own the trademark for the name Afishinados, but there are other versions of the name that you might be...More

Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

We were fortunate enough to be invited to celebrate a wedding anniversary with family. It was a charter for the full day. Trip was out to Two Harbors and back. On the way stopped at various locations for fishing and swimming. Captain John was great...More

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Capt-JFK, Owner at Afishinados Charters, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2017

Sounds like you enjoyed your trip aboard our Catallac tour. She is a great boat to spend time with friends and family while enjoying Catalina Island.

Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

The highlight of our vacation! Amazing seeing over 25 flying fish during our evening cruise. With an added bonus seeing herons and their baby in their nest. Plenty of comfortable seating inside the salon to warm up after the sun went down. It was a...More

1  Thank Spiritfuleyes
Management response:Responded June 2, 2017

We are always proud to deliver a memorable moment for our visitors. After all, that is really what a vacation should become once you return home. We are very lucky to have such a diverse ecosystem to share and only a short hop from Los...More

Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

My BF and I went on the evening cocktail cruise. Captain John took us out on his amazing boat which rides like a dream. He gave us a tour of the less visited side of the island which was really cool. We saw sea lions...More

1  Thank RealtorRita
Management response:Responded June 2, 2017

Our tag line for visitors is "You have seen Avalon, now explore Catalina Island"...and you did! It is pretty cool to have such an untouched gem this close to Los Angeles. Thanks for your review, I hope you'll join us again soon for another of...More

Reviewed May 23, 2016

We asked for a fun and relaxing tour of the island. Got exactly what we wanted. The captain was pleasant and knowledgeable. We had a great time and learned a lot. Saw sea lions, eagles, egrets...... Thanks guys!

1  Thank splust
Management response:Responded June 5, 2017

Cool, always a pleasure to show visitors the wonders of Catalina Island! I hope you'll come see us again soon. -Captain John, Owner/ Captain

Reviewed February 26, 2016

Gaurantee you see a flying fish or you go on another tour until you see a flying fish. Iif a flying fih hits you, you get a free t-shirt at his wife's store"Afishinadfos Gallery.

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Capt-JFK, Owner at Afishinados Charters, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2017

We had some light migration years in 2015-16. However, it looks like our kelp forests are rebuilding which will give the flying fish the refuge they need to visit out island in numbers this year -2017. Let's hope they do!

Reviewed February 1, 2016

Took a flying fish tour in Sep'15 through Afishinados charters. It was off-season but we saw hundreds of flying fish under the flashlight in night. Shiny beauties flying around the boat. Captain John and his fellow were just amazing and they knew where to go...More

3  Thank jainnish
Reviewed December 30, 2015

My nephew, son and myself went out fishing with Scott. He was such a great captain. We caught 5 different types of fish. Scott filleted them and recommended we go to the Lobster Trap to have them cooked for us. What a fabulous experience to...More

1  Thank KikiandJamie
Capt-JFK, Owner at Afishinados Charters, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2017

Your trip is the ideal fishing charter that we strive to deliver for every customer. Catch some quality fish, learn about Catalina Island, develop some new angling skills and then return to Avalon and enjoy the fruits of your labor with the freshest fish you...More

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