Searcher Sportfishing, San Diego, California Saltwater Fishing

Dreaming about catching 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 8 day long range sportfishing excursions to Baja California, Mexico’s fishing destinations — sportfishing trips to fit every schedule and budget.

Captain Art Taylor has owned the 95-foot boat Searcher for over 35 years. He and his crew will make your trip the best sportfishing experience possible.

Catch some adventure and book your 2021 Searcher Sportfishing trips today!

It’s time to book your 2021 fishing trip! 🎣⁠ Click here this to hook🎣 your spot. Looking for a fun 🎣 fishing trip? Gain access to offshore areas for fishing for bluefin, yellowfin, dorado, yellowtail and more! 🎣Fishing is better on the Searcher. ⁠🎣Hook a spot here! Let’s Go Fishing!! 🎣

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Apr 102021

April 9 First Trip!

April 10th, 2021|Capt Art's Blog|

We at Team Searcher were excited to get our first trip of 2021 away from the dock and take some anglers fishing! The dockside maintenance is complete and there’s reports of yellowtail at the islands. We’re scheduled for Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through April for some fun, full-day trips (5:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m). Targets will be yellowtail, rockfish, and calico bass.

Book at spot on or call at 619-221-8500. See you aboard!


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Searcher Crew Profile

Mike Kouris, chef
Mike enjoys making palate-pleasing meals for all our guests!

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Trip Report

April 10 (Full day) Coronado Island

Fly-lining a live sardine was the method for catching a few yellowtail yesterday. We caught some rockfish and other fish taco choices for the morning.

A nice halibut!


Tackle Tip Thursday

What our customers say…

Your leadership, guidance, and crew was definitely the factor in service, attitude, boat condition and performance that set you above all the trips I have made.
Lance Leavitt
The Searcher operation feels like family. The passengers get the spirit of it and fish like friends.
Joe Tyler

Looking for a first-class fishing experience? Searcher is for you! From the time of booking to after your trip, Celia is in contact with all the info you need for your trip. They post pictures of your trip on their web site, Art has webinars on what type of tackle you will need, and after your trip you will feel like you are part of the Searcher family.

Gary Logan

The crew were fun and flawless and that goes back to Art’s leadership.

Jim Lyon

Great experience and I can’t wait to do it again!

Mike Hubbard

Excellent service, value, professionalism of crew on boat and land, condition of boat and effort of all employees.

Norm Fujimoto