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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!

Latest from Capt. Art's Blog

Getting Ready to Fish!

Hello Anglers!

Are you getting ready to fish?? We certainly are, Team Searcher is working hard to get the boat ready for our anglers. Watch the guys as they start to install the bait tank. 


We are so excited for our upcoming 2017 fishing season, and hope to see you on board the Searcher! Haven’t made your reservation? Check out our schedule to see what trips still have spots.

-Team Searcher

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

Trip Report

Early signs of fish! Get booked!

Hello anglers!
The early signs of local bluefin tuna are very interesting! If you are thinking about going on a short trip to get tuned up for the season, we have some trips in June and July for you. The bluefin are in the 20-40# range at this time, and the season is just getting started.

Some tips for getting ready:

  • Rig up for live-bait fishing and select outfits in the 20- to 40-pound line class.
  • Stock up with Owner live-bait hooks (Which ones? Click here: Capt Art discusses Owner Hooks)  
  • Load up on Izorline braided line and flourocarbon leader material
  • Attend one of our tackle seminars: May 2 at Oceanside Senior Anglers, May 10 at Turner’s Outdoorsman in Oxnard.

We’ve got a pre-season checklist with advice from the experts here: GET READY TO FISH!

If you need to borrow rods and reels, join our Accurate-sponsored 3-day trip. Jack and Gary from Accurate will bring extra gear AND a rod-reel combo to giveaway! Or our 4-day Izorline trip with Norm will get you fish for the July 4th BBQ and some free line fill-ups! We could be in for some good fishing early so don’t miss out on the action. Book a spot now!

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