San Diego Half Day Excursion

Starting at $1500 | 4 Hour | Nearshore | 1 - 6 People
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Barracuda, Black Seabass, Bonito, Halibut, Leopard Shark, Rockfish


Artificial Lure Fishing, Bottom Fishing, Heavy Tackle Fishing, Jigging, Light Tackle Fishing, Trolling

About Your Trip

Explore the inshore nearshore waters of the Pacific Ocean aboard one of the fastest, sleekest boats in San Diego on this trip with Captain Nathan! The cold, rich Pacific currents that flow along California's coast make San Diego an angler's paradise. The inshore and nearshore water here supports a superb marine ecosystem with tons of species, all of which you can go after with Captain Nathan.

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About Your Boat

Boat Type: Center Console
Boat Manufacturer: Chris Craft
Boat Length: 31 ft
Year Built: 1987
Engine Manufacturer: Yamaha
Number of Engines: 2
Total Horsepower: 450 hp
Additional Amenities: GPS, Fishfinder, Bed, Flybridge, Snorkeling Equipment, Live Bait Well, Spearfishing Equipment, Ice Box

About Your Guide

Captain Nathan has been a fishing nut on San Diego waters since 1981, and he has been captaining fishing trips for 26 of those 40+ years. He takes pride in showing fishermen and women of all ages and skill levels the best day they’ve had, fishing or otherwise. He knows happy clients are the cornerstone of a thriving charter operation, and works hard to run top-notch trips!


Israel P. S.


July 16, 2022



Captain and his crew were great. they had to switch out boat but gave us more time, a bigger boat and a discount. Will def use them again.

April R.


September 2, 2021



We had the most amazing day. There were 4 kids with us and each one had the chance to reel in 2-3 fish. The crew was knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. Thank you for an awesome experience!

Oreo And Maizy


September 2, 2021



It was a great experience. We went fishing for halibut, and they tasted amazing.

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.

Boat Restroom


Live Bait

Yes, Included


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


No meal provided.

Gear & Packing


Snorkeling Equipment, 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 Licenses

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

The deposit for this trip is non-refundable.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

Find out more about licenses here.

Start Location

955 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92101, United States