Santa Cruz and Anacapa Island Adventure

Starting at $970 | 9 Hour | Nearshore | 1 - 3 People
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Barracuda, Bonito, Calico Bass, California Sheephead, Halibut, Lingcod, Rockfish, White Seabass, Yellowtail Amberjack


Bottom Fishing, Heavy Tackle Fishing, Light Tackle Fishing, Trolling

About Your Trip

Captain JT is an expert when it comes to sportfishing off of Santa Cruz! Your fishing trip will begin in the morning when the winds are low and the seas calm. On this trip, you'll be able to choose which species you'll target, and can select from wide range of fish, including Rockfish, Halibut, Bonito, Lingcod, Barracuda, Calico Bass, California Sheepshead, and more. These species inhabit the whole water column, from Barracuda up top to Halibut and Rockfish on the bottom.

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About Your Boat

Boat Type: Cuddy Cabin
Boat Manufacturer: Westcoaster Bayrunner
Boat Length: 22 ft
Year Built: 1989
Engine Manufacturer: Yamaha
Number of Engines: 1
Total Horsepower: 150 hp
Additional Amenities: GPS, Fishfinder, Bed, Live Bait Well, Ice Box

About Your Guide

Captain JT is delighted to show off the local waters around Oxnard, CA on his fishing trips! He's been fishing here for over 10 years, and is a expert from the inshore to the close offshore hotspots. In addition, he's an avid fishing rod wrapper and fishing tool maker. Uniquely, he also practices Japanese "Ikejime" methods on all the fish he catches, to improve the quality of the meat. If you're aiming to fill your cooler with some excellent table fare, a trip with Captain JT is the way to do it!


Lyle R. J.


July 3, 2022



JT is the man! My son caught his first fish first thing in the morning. Every fishing spot was biting, we filled an ice chest full of trophy sized Red Snapper, Sculpin and more! Also, JT is good company and a wealth of expertise to learn from. You will not ...Read More

Xavier R.


July 30, 2022



My son and I had the best time. JT went tour of his way so that we could catch many different kind of fishes, including a barracuda. Highly recommend !

Camille A.


July 25, 2020



Captain JT went above and beyond for us. He was a complete gentleman. He never gave up when the fish weren’t biting. We did come home with fish for dinner! I would Definitely recommend him to anyone! Great day and life experience for my family!

First Time Booking with Us?

Captain Experiences is the home of over 1000 Damn Good fishing and hunting guides. Our mission is to unlock the outdoors for everyone, and we want to help you get out there through our no-hassle online booking experience and our team of outdoors experts.

We vet our guides to make sure they are the best of the best. We want guides who not only put you on 'em, but show you a great time, keep you safe, and give you a memorable experience with your group.

Once you've paid your deposit at checkout, we'll send you a QR code (like a mobile boarding pass). Just show your guide your QR code on the day of the trip, they'll scan it, the remaining balance will transfer automatically, and you'll be all set to get out there. Just make sure you bring a cash tip for the guide!

In the case of inclement weather, our guides will make the call and we'll work with you to reschedule your trip or issue a full refund. Your safety is our top concern.

Once you book the trip, we will connect you directly with the guide to go over any additional details. In the meantime, our location specialists are always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!

Amenities and Information

Water Type


Skill Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced


All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

Fish Cleaning

This guide will clean your catch for you.


Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.

Live Bait

Yes, Included


You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.

Boat Restroom

No, this boat does not have a bathroom on board.


No meal provided.

Gear & Packing


Ice Box, Rods, reels & tackle

At an Additional Rate

No added costs.

Recommended Packing

Nothing required, we always recommend sunglasses, sunscreen, water, and weather-appropriate clothing.

Required Items

California Fishing License

Things to Keep in Mind

Payment & Tipping

After paying the deposit, a QR Code will be emailed to you. On the day of the trip, your guide will scan your QR code to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is for a customary tip (we recommend 20%).

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Yes, cancel for free up to 14 days before the trip.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

Find out more about licenses here.

Start Location

Channel Islands Boulevard, Oxnard, CA 93035, United States