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Yellowtail Amberjack Fishing Charters In California

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Fishing in San Diego

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in San Diego

6 Hr (AM Or PM)

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30 ft 1 - 4 People From $975
Fishing in Newport Beach

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Newport Beach

San Clemente Island Full Day

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25 ft 1 - 4 People From $1,800
Fishing in San Diego

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in San Diego

Half Day Inshore/Coastal

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23 ft 1 - 4 People From $975
Fishing in San Diego

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in San Diego

3/4 Day - Offshore Banks (9 Hr.)

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23 ft 1 - 4 People From $1,995
Fishing in San Diego

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in San Diego

Full Day Offshore Banks (12 Hr)

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23 ft 1 - 4 People From $2,295
Fishing in San Diego

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in San Diego

Coronado Islands Expedition

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28 ft 1 - 5 People From $1,895

Most Popular Types of Yellowtail Amberjack Trips in California

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Fishing in San Diego
Fishing in San Diego
Fishing in San Diego
trip description for Long Run Offshore - 42' Hershine in San Diego

On this trip, you'll explore the offshore waters of the Pacific Ocean, hunting for monster pelagic species including Yellowfin Tuna, Striped Marlin, Mahi Mahi, and more! Whether you'd like to stay in US waters or explore down toward Mexico or Catalina Island, Captain Nathan and his crew will show you a great time and get you hooked up on some amazing fish. The pelagic species you'll be targeting on this expedition are all big-time Pacific sportfish that offer hard fights and amazing eating to boot! To catch 'em up, you'll primarily be trolling and drifting, targeting different parts of the water column by adjusting your speed and the gear you put put there. Depending on the season, weather, and your fishing preferences, Captain Nathan will make sure that you're equipped with the right gear and tackle to get the job done. Captain Nathan runs a beautiful 42' Hershine sportfisher that's fully equipped for amazing fishing. With a full cabin, live wells, trolling gear, and more, she's the perfect vessel for a sweet trip. Captain Nathan and his crew will provide all rods, reels, bait, tackle, ice, small snacks and water. All you need to bring is a California Fishing License for 16 and older, as well as sunglasses, sunscreen, a hat and any food or drinks you might want. There's also a cooler provided on board to store your food and drinks! Get out there and enjoy yourself on the beautiful Pacific Coast! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in San Diego

Long Run Offshore - 42' Hershine

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42 ft 1 - 6 People From $5,100
Fishing in San Diego
Fishing in San Diego
Fishing in San Diego
trip description for Coronados Half Day Trip in San Diego

After leaving the dock in San Diego, you'll cruise offshore to the Coronado Islands, a barren group of rocky outcrops that are home to millions of migratory birds and tons of sea life. You'll explore the waters around the Coronado Islands, while targeting Yellowtail and a variety of Rockfish, Lingcod, Whitefish, and Sculpin. Add the scenic beauty of the islands and the likelihood of seeing dolphins, seals, and whales, and you have a great adventure on this Coronados trip! Everything you need for a great trip is provided for you. Just remember to wear proper clothing and bring some sun protection, a cooler with some snacks and drinks. You'll also need your passport, because this trip will take you into Mexican waters. You'll be out there aboard Captain Ray's 37' Strike walk around Sportfisher. She's a purpose-built fishing machine, and runs twin engines with a combined 960 horsepower. Everything you need as it pertains to fishing will be provided; Mexican Fishing licenses and visas are an additional cost but we will help get those for you. The islands are a beautiful place to fish. Let's go see whats out there! Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in San Diego

Coronados Half Day Trip

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37 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,200
Fishing in San Diego
Fishing in San Diego
Fishing in San Diego
trip description for Nearshore San Diego in San Diego

Discover the Thrills of Nearshore San Diego Fishing with Guide Leng! Get ready for an extraordinary fishing expedition just off the stunning San Diego coast, guided by the expert, Leng. Prepare to be amazed by the picturesque Pacific Ocean and the excitement of catching a variety of impressive fish. Catch a Variety of Fish Your adventure with Leng promises a diverse catch, including the prized Rockfish with their vibrant colors and delicious flavor. Feel the adrenaline as you battle the powerful Yellowtail Amberjack, renowned for their size and strength. Don't forget the elusive Calico Bass, a local favorite that will test your angling skills. Why Choose Leng as Your Guide? Leng is not just a guide; he's a seasoned expert with extensive knowledge of San Diego's waters. With years of experience, he'll take you to the best fishing spots, ensuring you have the best chance of landing a trophy catch. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a beginner, Leng's patient and friendly approach will make your trip enjoyable and rewarding. Experience Natural Beauty and Adventure As you fish, you'll be treated to breathtaking views of the San Diego coastline, and you might even spot some local wildlife. Equipped with a well-maintained boat and top-notch fishing gear, Leng ensures you have everything you need for an unforgettable day on the water. Book Your Adventure Today! Don't miss this opportunity for an exceptional fishing experience with Leng. Whether you're an experienced angler or just looking for a relaxing day on the water, this Nearshore San Diego fishing trip has something for everyone. Reserve your spot now and get ready for an incredible day of fishing with Guide Leng! Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in San Diego

Nearshore San Diego

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29 ft 1 - 4 People From $1,200
Fishing in Dana Point
Fishing in Dana Point
Fishing in Dana Point
trip description for Dana Point Extended Offshore Trip in Dana Point

If you're an avid angler looking for the offshore trip of a lifetime, look no further than this adventure with Captain Anton! He's a true specialist when it comes to finding, hooking, and landing top-tier sportfish, including Mahi Mahi, Giant Bluefin Tuna, Yellowfin, and even Striped Marlin! On this trip, you'll spend two full days fishing, with two nights in between. If you're aiming to catch a personal record, this is the way to do it! Plus, watching the stars at night from out deep on the Pacific is an experience like no other. This area, between Dana Point and Catalina Island, is one of the most productive fisheries in California, attracting pelagic predators such as Tuna as well as nearshore species such as Barracuda, Yellowtail Amberjack, Rockcod, and more. Captain Anton is en expert when it comes to hooking fish out here, and he'll make sure to put you right on the fish. You'll be fishing aboard his 36' Blackman sportfisher. She's a real beauty, and features a large bait capacity, a refrigerated fish-hold for your keepers, Furuno side-scanning sonar, depthfinder, bunks, full onboard bathroom, and a kitchen with a Keurig coffee maker! Plus, she has a wide deck to give you plenty of room to fight the fish. Captain Anton will provide everything you need for a blue-ribbon day out there! Just bring proper clothing and your California fishing license and you'll be set to go. Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Dana Point

Dana Point Extended Offshore Trip

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36 ft 1 - 4 People From $5,800
Fishing in Dana Point
Fishing in Dana Point
Fishing in Dana Point
trip description for Dana Point 24-Hour Adventure in Dana Point

If you're an avid angler looking for the offshore trip of a lifetime, look no further than this adventure with Captain Anton! He's a true specialist when it comes to finding, hooking, and landing top-tier sportfish, including Giant Bluefin Tuna, Yellowfin, and even Striped Marlin! On this trip, you'll spend two full days fishing, with one night in between. If you're aiming to catch a personal record, this is the way to do it! Plus, watching the stars at night from out deep on the Pacific is an experience like no other. This area, between Dana Point and Catalina Island, is one of the most productive fisheries in California, attracting pelagic predators such as Tuna as well as nearshore species such as Barracuda, Yellowtail Amberjack, Rockcod, and more. Captain Anton is en expert when it comes to hooking fish out here, and he'll make sure to put you right on the fish. You'll be fishing aboard his 36' Blackman sportfisher. She's a real beauty, and features a large bait capacity, a refrigerated fish-hold for your keepers, Furuno side-scanning sonar, depthfinder, bunks, full onboard bathroom, and a kitchen with a Keurig coffee maker! Plus, she has a wide deck to give you plenty of room to fight the fish. Captain Anton will provide everything you need for a blue-ribbon day out there! Just bring proper clothing and your California fishing license and you'll be set to go. Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Dana Point

Dana Point 24-Hour Adventure

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36 ft 1 - 4 People From $4,000
Fishing in San Diego
Fishing in San Diego
Fishing in San Diego
trip description for San Diego Half Day Roundup in San Diego

From the inshore bays to the deep offshore water, San Diego is a saltwater angler's paradise. Get out there and discover these diverse fishing grounds with Captain Andrew, and put your fishing skills to the test! On this trip, you'll be able to target a diversity of nearshore species, making this a great trip for people who want to do it all! You'll drift and bottomfish for Pacific Barracuda, Calico Bass, Rockfish, and Yellowtail Amberjack. These fish are fun for anglers of all levels, and are excellent eating as well! Because there are so many species to target, you'll mix it up with several different fishing techniques. Depending on the season, weather, and your fishing preferences, Captain Andrew will make sure that you're equipped with the right gear and tackle to get the job done. You'll be out there aboard Andrew's 28' Boston Whaler center console. She's a sweet boat for deep-sea fishing, and runs twin Yamaha engines with a combined 50o horsepower. Everything you need for an epic day will be provided; all you need to bring is sun protection, your California Fishing Licenses, and a smile. Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in San Diego

San Diego Half Day Roundup

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28 ft 1 - 5 People From $925
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Everything to Know About Booking a California yellowtail amberjack fishing charter

What are the best yellowtail amberjack fishing charters in California?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 30 yellowtail amberjack trips in California, and the most popular trips in the area are 6 hr (AM or PM) guided by Shaun, San Clemente Island Full Day guided by Matt, and Long Run Offshore - 42' Hershine guided by Nathan.

Our guides in California are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 2719 verified reviews on Captain Experiences.

All guides on Captain Experiences are licensed, insured, and vetted by our team. You can access their reviews, click through trip photos, read bios to get to know them, and preview trip details like species, techniques, group sizes, boat specs and more.

The most popular cities to book a Yellowtail Amberjack charter in California are San Diego, Dana Point and Newport Beach.

Looking for kid friendly yellowtail amberjack guides / fishing lessons in California? Check out our beginner and family friendly yellowtail amberjack guides in California.

What types of yellowtail amberjack fishing charters are common in California?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for yellowtail amberjack in California as well as nearshore fishing and inshore fishing.

The most common fishing techniques in California are bottom fishing, trolling, and light tackle fishing but heavy tackle fishing and live bait fishing are popular as well.

How much do California yellowtail amberjack fishing charters cost?

for yellowtail amberjack in California prices can range anywhere from about $975 to $3,150, but the average price for a half day trip for yellowtail amberjack in California is $983. The average price for a full day trip for yellowtail amberjack in California is $2,063.

What month is best for yellowtail amberjack fishing in California?

The most popular season for yellowtail amberjack fishing in California is summer, and most anglers book their trips 49 days in advance.

Do I need a California fishing license for yellowtail amberjack and what are the bag limits for yellowtail amberjack in California?

See here for more information on fishing licenses in California, bag limits for target species, and fishing season regulations in California. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations in California.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip wonderful time. We caught an astonishing variety of fish! Everyone had a great time.

    John H. with Shaun U. of San Diego, California

  • ★★★★★
    Bobby was our captain and he treated myself, my son and my grandson like we owned the boat. He was very professional and courteous and answered all our questions. He gave us choices which no other service has in the past. This was much appreciated and I plan on returning again.

    John P. with Shaun U. of San Diego, California

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