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Oceanside Sea Center

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Oceanside, CA, USA
About Oceanside Sea Center
Established in 1982. Sea Star Sportfishing and The Chubasco II Sportfishing have joined forces to form the Oceanside SEA Center: Located in beautiful Oceanside Harbor, CA, the Oceanside SEA Center is a locally owned and operated marine adventure experience that offers sportfishing and whale watching (in season) along with a marine science learning experience for "student explorers." Full list of services: - Sportfishing trips daily - 1/2, ¾ and full day - including private group and charters - Burial at sea - Marine life education - Whale watching (when in season) - Rod and reel rentals - Tackle shop - Retail Store - On site coastal species aquarium opening 2019 - Free parking With a combined 65 years of experience, Captain Joe Cacciola and Ernie Prieto have combined efforts and signed a 20yr lease to manage the landing in the growing Oceanside Harbor community in 2017. OSC is 100% locally owned and operated.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great local place for a quick half day of rockfish fishing. Clean boats, good bait and would also be a good place to launch a private boat. Nothing huge or world records to be had, but some solid rockfish to be had and some great...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed September 11, 2019

This was my first time ocean fishing (my husband has been a couple of times), so I didn't know if I'd like the experience. I was so glad we went! The crew were amazing (Dave, Jolene & Chris) and the boat was very clean. Chris...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank suzinsdcali
Reviewed March 27, 2019

In Carlsbad on vacation, decided to take my twin 9 year old boys fishing in the ocean on a whim. I'm not a Fishing/Outdoorsy guy but it sounded really fun. The Chubasco 2 looked like an affordable, relaxing way to spend the day fishing, and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Bobcat_LOVE
Reviewed March 18, 2019

We had a fantastic experience with Captain Jim and Alex whale watching on the Blue Horizon. Not only did we see humpback whales (!) but we also saw literally HUNDREDS of dolphins. On the way home they stopped by the "seal buoy" which the kids...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Joanne R
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

My family does these types of fishing trips a lot. So much of my review is based on the idea that I know what standard to hold these companies to. We purchased this trip on Groupon. If you are searching be aware the the fine...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TheDocc
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Good fishing experience, The crew tries hard to put you on fish. and is very helpful. They go out of their way to help new people to fishing.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alan m
Reviewed October 1, 2018

OCEANSIDE SEA CENTER -- STEPH, CAPTAIN JIM & ADAM.. THANK YOU SO MUCH.. Friday Sept 28th - I went on a 1/2 day fishing trip. It was amazing.. 1st of all the booking of the trip was amazing. I am that person who reads reviews...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Brandy H
Reviewed September 28, 2018

Had a great time out on the boat but also learn a ton about sustainable fishing. They really did a great job of informing us of how and why we catch certain fish, the sizes of everything and how the whole food chain works in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BradfordJBoyle
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