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

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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 2019 Searcher Sportfishing trip today!

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Ocean to Galley: Fish Spread Appetizer

Are you looking for an easy appetizer to serve for Thanksgiving or any holiday party? Do you have left over fish from your trip on the Searcher?  Our friends over at FP Gourmet at the market have just the appetizer for you. It is delicious and will be the hit of the meal or party. 


  • 8oz Cream cheese (softened)
  • 1/2 Cup of sour cream
  • 1TBS FP Gourmet All purpose rub
  • 2TBS chopped green onion  
  • 1 tsp horseradish (prepared)
  • 1/4 pound (1/2 cup) smoked fish


  1. Using an electric Mixer, beat the cream cheese until smooth.
  2. Add the sour cream, all purpose rub, horseradish and mix together.
  3. Remove the skin from the smoked fish, and crumble the fish with your fingers. Add to the bowl and mix.
  4. Let chill for at least 1 hour, and up to overnight. 

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Searcher Crew Profile

Michael Todter, Captain
Michael joined Team Searcher in 2017 and quickly earned his US Coast Guard license in 2018, moving up the ranks as a key member of the crew. (photo by Zoe Stevenson)  

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