Trip Reports

November 27, 2017

Trip 36-17 Lupe (11/13-11/19/17)

Perfect seas and an excellent group of anglers provided us with another outstanding trip at Guadalupe Island. Big tuna of 125 to 147 lbs were on the chew giving each and every angler plenty of opportunities at the rail. Persistence on the bottom often resulted in a beautiful 30- to 40-lb Yellowtail.  Once again our Penn gear preformed flawlessly. Finishing […]


November 14, 2017

Trip 34-17 5.5-Day JRI Lupe (11/6/17-11/12/17)

JRI put on another epic trip! Very good Guadalupe tuna fishing for fish in the 120 to 147-lb range. Everybody got in on the action. Cannot say enough about the quality of these fish, they put all the gear to the test. It was incredible how well our Penn Fathom 40 2-speeds are performing. We have them loaded […]


November 9, 2017

Trip 33-17 (10/27-11/6/17) 10-Day

We had great weather this 10-day trip, the sunrises and sunsets were magnificent against flat, calm seas. Good fishing for large Tuna and everybody got Wahoo and Ed Horne even picked up a large Shortbill  Spearfish. The Yellowtail were tough with a little bit coming from Alijos Rocks. Jackpot winners were Jim Pea with a 166-lber, Ralph […]


November 9, 2017

Trip 32-17 (10/16-10/26/17) San Diego Anglers 10-Day

The San Diego Anglers headed to Guadalupe for a couple of day for a pick at nice large grade Tuna up to 144 lbs. and some nice Yellowtail. Our ridge fishing produced a nice catch of good grade Tuna, 20-35 lbs, and some scattered Wahoo, finishing up with a great bite on good grade Yellowtail, […]


November 9, 2017

Trip 31 (10/7-10/18/17) JRI 8-Day

The JRI 8-Day did well on an 8 day trip with some nice Wahoo and Yellowtail, as well as some school size Yellowfin. Jackpot went to Tim and the Father/Son team of Nick and Matt took 2nd and 3rd place with some nice Wahoo. 


November 9, 2017

Trip 30 (9/30-10/7/17) 7-Day

We have spent most of the last 2 weeks at Guadalupe Island enjoying the island life. The fishing has been very good for quality yellowtail 30 – 45 lbs on about every technique. Tuna fishing has been for large ones, averaging more than 100 pounds, testing all of the skills and gear, great weather, great […]


November 9, 2017

Trip 29 (9/24-9/30/17) 6-Day Phenix

Our 6-day Phenix Trip to Guadalupe produced some personal bests on Yellowtail and these nice Yellowfin beauties. Another great adventure for all.


November 9, 2017

Henke Family Charter

The Henke Family Charter pulled it together, literally, by sharing the battle to boat 3 COWS at 204, 215, and a monster 248. Not bad for Bob at 90 plus years young. Great job by Captain Cameron and Crew.


November 9, 2017

Trip 27-17 (9/13-9/17/17)

Trip 27-17 (9/13-9/17/17) saw fair fishing on school Yellowfin Tuna and 6 Bluefin Beauties up 150 lbs.


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 […]