Trip Reports

July 20, 2017

Trip 9 (July 9-July 11, 2017) Tuna 1.5 Day

Fun offshore fishing in beautiful weather.

July 20, 2017

Trip 8 (July 6-July 9, 2017) Accurate Tuna

Captain Cameron brought the boat home from our annual Accurate 3-day trip with a nice catch of Yellowtail, Dorado and a few nice Tuna mixed in. We continued to see encouraging sign of fish moving up the coast and are excited for our upcoming trips. Stay tuned for more reports as the boat arrives home […]

July 20, 2017

Trip 6-17 (6/30-7/3/17) 3-Day Phenix

This 3-day trip produced a variety of personal bests for many. It ranged from a junior angler winning a 37-lb Yellowtail to a couple of giant Bluefin.  Those highlights were Jinger Haberbush with her 2nd jackpot Yellowtail and Kerry Iwanaga and Mike Greico in a dual hookup for a 211.2-lb Bluefin and David Baum with 122-lb […]

July 2, 2017

Trip 5-17 (6/25-6/30/17) CalStar Baja Islands Yellowtail

Back from our 5-day trip to incredible Guadalupe Isla. We enjoyed beautiful weather and hit the Yellowtail Hole to see good action on a nice grade of Yellowtail on the first half day. After that it was quality and quantity. Many 30 plus lbers came over the rails bringing limits of smiles to the hardworking […]

July 2, 2017

Trip 4-17 (6/23-6/25/17) 3-Day Tuna

Our first trip caught some (14) 20 to 30 lbers. and saw lots of Bluefin  of all sizes, but they seemed to have mostly taken the weekend and early part of the week off. They have started biting a little better again, hoping they are hungry this weekend.

December 8, 2016

Trip 33 (10/19 – 11/7/16) 9-Day Phenix Alijos Rocks/Ridge

Wahoo still going strong, best on the bait, fair bite on the 15-30 lb YFT school tuna. Weather this trip was windy, not rough, just afternoon wind, it did keep the temperature pleasant. Another great group, our jackpots winners were Tim Georgi with a 49.2-lb hoo, Daniel Prows in 2nd with his 46-lb hoo & […]

November 25, 2016

Trip 32 10/17-10/27/16 10-Day San Diego Anglers

The San Diego Anglers do again!! They knew how to handle the amazing Wahoo bite we got into, then lots of school tuna, and even a marlin for Marina. Good fishing every day with Yellowtail to finish it off. Always a great group put together by Dwayne P. and Debbie P. as the entertainment committee. Looking forward […]

November 4, 2016

Trip 31 10/8-10/16/16 8-Day JRI Lures & GetSome Tuna/Wahoo

We started the trip with a beautiful load of bait in great weather and a group ready to get the Hoo. We worked the Rocks and the Ridge for excellent Wahoo fishing, ok pick at Yellowfin Tuna and some nice grade Yellowtail. We were blessed with good weather, great action, and plenty of fish then […]

October 18, 2016

Trip 30 10/1-10/8/16 7-Day Tuna/Wahoo

Oceanside Anglers and the Ken Wells group mixed with a few other nice guys made for a great group. We fished the Ridge area for good school tuna fishing, fair scratch at Wahoo resulting in one for everyone. A hand full of nice Dorado and Yellowtail rounded out our catch. Good weather on all travel days but […]

October 10, 2016

Trip 29 9/25-10/1/16 6-Day Tuna/Wahoo

  We went LOOONG for the big payoff of school Yellowfin and great shot at the Wahoo for ALL! Jackpots  Wahoo winners were 1st Place Jeremy Campbell 54.2 lb. , 2nd place 52.2 Mark Kim and 3rd place 50.4 lb. Mike Livingston . the Vagabond Crew