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Searcher Sportfishing, San Diego, California Saltwater Fishing

ss-badge-sonarDreaming about catching albacore, bluefin, yellowfin tuna, yellowtail, dorado, wahoo and other saltwater fish? Come to San Diego, the gateway to some of the best deep sea fishing in the world in Baja California, Mexico. At Searcher Sportfishing, we offer 1.5 day to 7 day long range sportfishing excursions to Mexican waters, including the islands of San Benito, Cedros, Alijos Rocks and other prime Baja California fishing destinations — sportfishing expeditions to fit every schedule and budget!

Captain Art Taylor has owned the 95-foot boat Searcher for over 30 years. He and his crew will take you to Baja California’s fishing grounds and make your trip the best sportfishing experience possible. Novices and experts welcome.

Catch some adventure and plan your sportfishing trip today!

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Wishing you could fish at Guadalupe Island this summer/fall?

Just a book a trip aboard Searcher! It was a long process, but we have been informed that our permit to fish Guadalupe Island this summer and fall will be issued soon. Please read the information below if you are interested in fishing there again.

For 2017, all 5-, 6-, and 7-day trips MAY include the opportunity to fish at Guadalupe. The actual fishing locations will be decided each trip by the captain, and his decisions will be based on best available fishing — determined by conditions and fishing reports. Guadalupe Island could be one of those locations or not. In addition we have added TWO new trips in November that will be “Guadalupe Island Specials,” and those trips will target fishing the island.

Trip 33: Sat, Nov 4 – Fri, Nov 10, 6-day trip, 14 anglers, Ultra-limited load, $3600*
Trip 34: Sat Nov 11 – Fri, Nov 17, 6-day trip, 25 anglers, Accurate Fishing/Seeker Rods, $2340*

Searcher Aerial Propwash*FEES: Any trips fishing Guadalupe Island will require additional fees to access the island and fulfill necessary immigration requirements. We are estimating that to be about $250 per person, due on the day of departure.

As for ALL trips in 2017, a valid passport is required. Don’t miss out because you didn’t renew in time!

We'll be fishing Guadalupe Island this summer and fall! #searchersportfishing #GuadalupeIsland

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Get your CCA membership at the Del Mar show

Check out the awesome package available at the Fred Hall Show in Del Mar ONLY! Stop by the CCA booth outside the show to take advantage of this offer. On Saturday (March 25), you can buy your membership from Capt Art!th

For just $50, you’ll receive:

  • Annual Coastal Conservation Association Membership ($30 value) which supports conservation and enhancement of marine resources and coastal environments.
  • Single day entry into the show ($17 value).
  • Searcher Sportfishing raffle ticket for a free spot on a 1.5 day fishing trip ($495 value). Winner will be drawn after the show on March 26. and you need not be present to win.
  • Goodie bag containing coupons for show special offers, literature, stickers, and a Searcher Sportfishing frig magnet!
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