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 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 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.


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 […]


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 […]