Trip Reports

September 14, 2017

Lage Family Charter (9/9-9/13/17)

They did Papa proud. The annual Lage Family trip was another year of great family, friends, and fun. Good weather with excellent fishing for Yellowfin Tuna, a few nice Yellowtail, and 16 BIG Bluefin Tuna trophies. Big honors went to Barry Lee with his 198-lber. Always an enjoyable trip for the Vagabond crew too!! Thanks […]


September 11, 2017

Trip 25-17 (9/4-9/9/17) 5-Day Tuna

We ended up staying close to home and it paid off BIG. Every angler aboard worked very hard to pull a Bluefin Tuna trophy over the rail. We followed up with some choice Yellowtail.   David Bruner took 1st with a 138.5-lber, Daniel Deagon came in 2nd with his 136.5-lber, and Steven Ogus was a […]


September 5, 2017

Trip 24-17 (8/3-9/4/17) CEI Fish til it Hertz Charter

A fun fun group to have aboard. We worked til it Hertz but it was slow catching. We managed some nice fish after all. This group is out for a good time no matter what. Thanks Guys!  Joshua Kaneko took 1st place with his 96.5-lb BFT, Tyler Perreault was 2nd with a 46.4-lber, and Tray Repogle […]


September 1, 2017

Trip 23-17 (8/27-8/30/17) IWAMURA FAMILY CHARTER

Having Gary, family and friends out always makes for great trip. Add in  some quality BFT, excellent action on Yellowtail and Yellowfin and the 3-day trip  is complete. Weather was choppy day two but excellent the rest of the  trip. The group had 10 BFT, 4 over 100#, and jackpot at 146 lbs. Looking forward to seeing everybody […]


August 29, 2017

Trip 21-17 (8/24-8/27/17) 3-Day Tuna

After tough weather and slow fishing last weekend, things started picking up last Tuesday. We have a good pace now as Trip #22 had epic weather, great mixed fishing for Yellowtail 12-25 lbs, Yellowfin Tuna 8-18 lbs and Bluefin 12-45 lbs. Got two BFT trophies for David T (128 lbs) and Huy T (130 lbs).


August 29, 2017

Trip 16-17 (8/2-8/7/17) 5-Day Penn Reels

We traversed many miles but all of them action packed. The trip started off with some nice quality Bluefin Tuna from 35 to 47.5 lbs. Then we went south for Yellowfin Tuna and Yellowtail. There was excellent action on both. Yellowfin were school fish at 12-24 lbs. and Yellowtail were solid quality up to 31 […]


August 10, 2017

Trip 14-17 (7/27-7/30/17) 3-Day Tuna

3-day Trip 14-17 returned with 14 BlueFin Tuna – 12 over 100 lbs. and 2 over 80 lbs. with a mix of Yellowtail, small tuna and Dodo. Congrats to all our anglers with highlights to Curtis Christy (127.7 & 120.4), Colin Evans (124.8), Charles Myhre (130.6), Al DuCharme (123), Gary Eckles (113.9 & 80), John Domingo […]


August 1, 2017

Trip 14 (7/27-7/30/17) 3-Day Tuna LL20

3-day Trip 14-17 returned with 14 BlueFin Tuna – 12 over 100 lbs. and 2 over 80 lbs. with a mix of Yellowtail, small tuna and Dodo. Congrats to all our anglers with highlights to Curtis Christy (127.7 & 120.4), Colin Evans (124.8), Charles Myhre (130.6), Al DuCharme (123), Gary Eckles (113.9 & 80), John Domingo […]


July 24, 2017

Trip 12 (July 19-July 23,2017) Jan Ishii Annual 4 Day Charter

Good weather, good fishin’, and an even better group of guys. Although we caught a tremendous amount of fish, we returned many of them back to the sea for a bigger day. We accumulated a solid catch of Dorado, some nice Yellowtail, a few Bluefin and Yellowfin Tuna with highlights of Steve Romine’s 216.2 lb […]


July 20, 2017

Trip 10 (July 11-July 16, 2017) Guadalupe 5-Day

The annual 1/2 bass Beauchamp 5 day! We had a great time excellent weather, steady scratch at nice grade ‘Lupe Yellowtails, and a few nice Yellowfin Tuna, weighting up to Jimmy Beauchamp’s 120 lber. Everybody got some nice Yellowtails, the Yellowfin Tuna were a little shy but the fish we caught were nice grade 80 -120 lbs. […]