Trip Reports

September 1, 2013

Trip 21 3-Day (8/29-9/1/13)

Our Labor Day 3-Day saw lots of Action Fishing–Bluefin, Yellowfin, and Dorado. Steady fishing both days and finished with 2 wide open stops on mixed Tuna. Jackpots were Todd Wallace in 1st with a 53-lb Escolar; Brian Miyazaki in 2nd with a nice 44-lb BFT; Dave McDaniel brought in a 3rd place 39.6 BFT.


November 17, 2012

Trip 33-12 (Nov 3-12, 2012) 9 Days of Fun

The 9-day excursion was highlighted by a 228-pound tuna caught by Chris Holmes with a chunk bait on a 9/0 Eagle Claw hook. He used 100-pound Izorline and 130-pound Power Pro spectra on a Penn 50 S reel and an ancient Sabre 660 rod. His best fish by 8 pounds, and the fight went for an hour, […]


September 23, 2012

Trip #27 (9/20-9/23/12)

This 2.75-day trip returned this morning with a beautiful catch of Albacore, Yellowfin Tuna, Bluefin Tuna, & Dorado. Rich Fagner did his usual wonderful job providing lots of cool swag when he wasn’t busy busy pulling in those nice Yellowfin. Day one was spent going after BFT but instead gave our 1st batch of Albacore […]


September 18, 2012

Trip 25 (9/12-9/16)

This 4-day trip took us back to the tried-and-true kelps that produced on the trip before. We had action on Dorado and school-size YFT. The middle of trip brought us brought us some excellent fish at the big kelps for 20- to 30-lb YT and more school fish. The last day had been slow until […]


July 23, 2012

A Farewell Jan Would Have Loved

We said goodbye to our dear friend Jan Ishii in just the trip he would have loved. A boatload of friends that loved Jan for the wonderful person he was fished away in his spirit on his annual charter. Nice weather for most of the trip and a great mix of Bluefin and Yellowfin. We […]


July 16, 2012

Bluefin, Yellowfin, Yellowtail, Oh My!

We came home from2.75-day trip 8 with 118 BFT between 18 and around 35 lbs, around 25 nice Yellows from 15 to 30 lbs, 2 Dorado and around 15 YFT from 25 to 35 lbs. Our crew did an awesome job with a full load of happy anglers. The fish responded best to 25 and […]


July 9, 2012

Rice Bowl Charter Trip

The Rice Bowl Charter group pulled together a great group of passengers. The fishing was a bit slow but we managed to get on a few nice stops. Our jackpot winners were Scott Kroutil with a 64.4 Bluefin, Brian Miyazaki with a 32 BFT, and Mel Patton with a close 3rd at 31 lbs.


July 2, 2012

Trip 4 Report 3 Days for Blue!

Back from our 3 days of Tuna. We left Thursday with hot airplane info of Bluefin Tuna out about 50 miles. That didn’t work for us but I can definitely see good fishing in that area with beautiful water and a nice temp edge. Friday morning was up early to get to the spot for […]


June 4, 2012

1st Trip of 2012 Summer is Bluefin Fest

Off to a good start for the season. Trip started with choppy weather and finished us with nice weather. We started out scratching some nice Yellowtail and a couple of nice White SeaBass. Excellent bit on Yellows followed up the next day with just one Yellowfin. We got a call from our friend, Tim on […]


November 1, 2011

San Diego Anglers Charter Covered Lots of Water & Returned 10/29/11

The San Diego Anglers limited load /16  returned 10/29  after covering a lot of fishing area during the 10-day charter: The Ridge, the Flathead and Mag Bay for limits of yellowtail, and 14 of our anglers got a wahoo. Our chartermaster was Dwayne Patenaude, who fished with his wife, Debbie. She got a 40-pound wahoo […]