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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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Trip Report

Searcher in dry dock!

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Props were tuned to their original specs.

It’s time again for our annual dry dock period of maintenance and inspections. Searcher is in San Pedro at Al Larson Boat Shop. Team Searcher is working with the capable crew at the boat yard to get our girl ship-shape for her 48th year of operation!

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Searcher’s hull (in the bow) with 47-year-old bare wood, ready for repainting.

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Searcher Crew Profile


Ben Hart, Crewman
With youthful enthusiasm and comprehensive gear knowledge, Ben exhibits qualities of an up and coming stand-out in the San Diego sportfishing scene. His favorite is fishing for yellowtail, when it's "all about the jig."

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