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Address: 2803 Emerson St, San Diego, CA 92106-2772
Phone Number: +1 619-222-1144
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Sun - Sat 5:15 am - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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H&M Landing is the West Coast’s oldest, most experienced Sportfishing...

H&M Landing is the West Coast’s oldest, most experienced Sportfishing company, representing San Diego’s finest passenger fleet. Whether you’re looking for the challenge and excitement of offshore fishing or sea-going adventure on an open party ticket or private charter, we have the boats, experience and staff to deliver the trip you’re looking for. There is action year round in San Diego with H&M Landing.

H&M Landing has been the pioneer in West Coast whale watching since 1953. Renowned for our wide range of adventure offerings, we have unsurpassed expertise in the approach and observation of marine wildlife in their natural environment. Whether you are looking for a 3 Hour Local Trip or one of our longer expeditions to the seacoasts and lagoons of Baja California, H&M Landing will show you the way.

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I have been fishing out H&M Landing for 15 years.My first trip this year started June 2,2016 on board the Chief 2.5 day,I've have fished many boats through H&H Landing and this... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2016
Darrin D

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Idaho
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

August 2-4 trip on Jig Strike upgraded to Sea Adventure II. Terrific helpful crew. Chef Cleve was excellent. Took my 3 sons, nephew & friends (7 total) all limited w/Yellowtail & Yellowfin tuna. Planning to do it again next year. So much fun!! BBQ @ home was superb.

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Thank hs6848
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There was 80 plus people on the boat standing shoulder to shoulder. Fishing lines being crossed and tangled constantly. I personally will never book another trip with them.

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1 Thank Kenny H
Scottsdale, Arizona
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20 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We had a group of 25 and was very disappointed in the support of the crew, except for the cook. If you needed help you had to go find someone and the guy working on the poles was clearly not happy with his job. The rest of the crew were more focused on fishing themselves than helping the paying passengers.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Went out on the premier for the am. And the twilight trip. And the crew was awesome. Caught fish and had lots of laughs. Great trip and a must in San Diego.

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Thank davecombs73
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

I have been fishing out H&M Landing for 15 years.My first trip this year started June 2,2016 on board the Chief 2.5 day,I've have fished many boats through H&H Landing and this was the first on the Chief.I have never fished with such a great capt.and a well organized crew.The gallant effort and relentless determination by Captain Randel was most... More 

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Thank Darrin D
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

i would never ride this boat again food prep is terrible, boat is old outdated needs to be retired the captain and its crew should get a new boat they would do amazing on an updated boat the captain realy tries to put us on the fish i realy liked that about him crew was super helpful and knowledgeable but... More 

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Thank Johnpaul C
Colton, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Worst trip ever. No bait was supplied for us . They had anchovies the size of my finger. This was the bait we were to use to catch tuna. What a joke. The bathrooms were horrible. Reminded me of a porter potty on a construction site. The deck hands fish for themselves and don't assist as much as they should.... More 

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Thank emflores011
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Paid big bucks to go fishing south on 1.5 day trip. All we got was a local tour of Catalina Island and no fish. Extremely disapointed. Like paying for a trip to Costa Rica and getting dropped off in Tiajuana. Lots of wasted time. Could of taken a 1/2 day trip with same results. Stupid.

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1 Thank Cclkramer
Frank U, Manager at H & M Landing, responded to this review

Hello Mr. Kramer, Thank you for taking the time to review your trip. While your disappointment shows in your review, rest assured the captain of the Top Gun 80 made the decision to fish where you did based upon current conditions and where your trip had the best chance for success. This season, there have been schools of Bluefin both... More 

San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

I have been out on the premiere several times this last trip was good not to crowded caught two fish good crew had a great time will definitely be out soon .

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1 Thank Edwardt1965
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

When it comes to giving a review I try my hardest to find the good vs the negative. The only good I can say about this trip was the cook Chappy. As far as the trip was concerned I felt it was a complete waist of time an money for myself an the other fisherman on that trip. Every paying... More 

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Thank Phillip R
Frank U, Manager at H & M Landing, responded to this review

Hi Phillip, Thank you for taking the time to review your trip. I am sorry your experience failed to meet your expectations. This season, we are experiencing a phenomenon known as El Nino, whereby there is a huge shift of water. This condition causes our fleet to look in less traditional areas at times to target species such as Bluefin... More 

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