Featured Fishing Destination: San Diego

Looking for year-round fishing in some of the most pristine waters you'll ever see?

Try San Diego! With the current season boasting a veritable cornucopia of bucket-list worthy species, October is the month to book a charter in "America's Finest City." From A to Z, you can expect to catch anything from Albacore to Yellowtail.

Not sure where to start? Here's our guide to help you find the perfect trip to take advantage of San Diego's sportfishing scene.


For the Person Short on Time

What to book: A half day (4 hour) inshore trip

Why: One of the nice things about San Diego waters is that you don't have to go very far to find a bite. Staying inshore means less time traveling, more time fishing.

Catch: You can expect to catch Halibut, Rockfish, Seabass, and Yellowtail


For the Thrill Seeker

What to book: Shark trip

Why: If you're for fishing and a show, this is the best bang for your buck. Watch these amazing creatures flip and fly through the air while speeding through water at speeds up to 35mph!

Catch: Short Fin Mako. San Diego waters provide a conservancy for these fantastic beasts, which can grow up to 150 pounds.


For the Traditionalist

What to book: A fullday (7+ hours) offshore trip

Why: The classic, San Diego sportfishing experience you're looking for is found in an offshore charter. Be prepared to wake up and early and get home late!

Catch: Tuna, Dorado, Marlin - your trophies. Get the camera ready.


Don't delay! There's a little something for everyone in San Diego, and Open Angler is your one-stop-shop to finding the perfect charter this fall.


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