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Half Day Sea Fishing

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Half Day Sea Fishing

Hi, I will be visiting San Diego in late June/early July this year and was wondering what opportunities there were at that time of year for a half day sea fishing trip and if there were any recommended charter company's. I will be staying at Coronado but will have hire car available.

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1. Re: Half Day Sea Fishing

Hi,

There are many companies that offer that sort of fishing trip.

I have no experience in actually using any of them.

You can read some local reviews of the companies here:

http://www.yelp.com/search?find_desc=Fishing+Trips&find_loc=San+Diego%2C+CA

The area of Point Loma is where you'll find most of the popular ones.

Here are the web sites of some of them:

http://www.hmlanding.com/

www.fishermanslanding.com/pages/halfday.php

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2. Re: Half Day Sea Fishing

Thanks Riff. I'll do some research with the links you've provided. Cheers.

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3. Re: Half Day Sea Fishing

There are 2 areas in San Diego for fishing. Riff mentioned one of the areas, Pt. Loma. At Point Loma, there are 3 landings, Fishermen's Landing, Point Loma and H&M. Sportfishing boats are berthed at the landings. The other area is Seaforth, out by Seaworld.

The landings in Pt Loma and Seaforth all offer 1/2 day, 3/4 day and multi-day trips. The 1/2 day trips will leave early am, return before noon and then back out for the pm 1/2 day trip. The 3/4 trips will start early am and get back to the landings around 4.

Be forewarned, the 1/2 day boats tend to be extremely crowded especially on the weekends. The 1/2 day boats will generally target bottom fish which means you'll fish with a a couple of hooks with either squid or live fin bait, 6-10 oz weights and 100+ feet of water. You'll mostly catch smaller rock fish.

If you have the time, try to get on a 3/4 day boat. Most 3/4 day boats will fish the Coranado islands, about a 1.5 hour drive from the landings. A few more hours on the water gives you the possibility of finding better quality fish. If the yellowtail are biting, a 3/4 day boat will be targetting them. If you're really lucky, the warm water exotics will be in range of the 3/4 day boats. There were many days last year when the bluefin tuna were running way up north and being caught by the 3/4 day boats. Happy fishing.

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4. Re: Half Day Sea Fishing

Thanks palgsw. Excellent info.

Looks like Mrs. Redsedge may have a longer shopping day!

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