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Long Range Trips from San Diego CA

2017 TRIPS

We may have a couple shorter range trips, arrangements are not concluded yet so stay tuned.

Our Long Range trips repeat the schedule of prior years, three charters on the Red Rooster III and one aboard the Royal Polaris, and we are now working with the Tribute for shorter trips.

LONG RANGE CHARTERS - Seaforth, H & M and Fisherman's Landing

June 16-18 - 1.5 Day Aboard the Tribute, departs Friday June 16, returns Sunday AM. - Seaforth Landing, cost $335, food + $45 - Call Seaforth to book.

July 17 2017 Departure - 4 Day Charter aboard the Red Rooster III H&M Landing

*August 31 2017 Departure - 5 Day Charter aboard the
Red Rooster III "
(The Red Rooster just got the permit for fishing Guadalupe Island! So, we have that option for this charter. Cost will increase by $150, we're trying to get hold of those who have already signed up for their green light to make the change. I'm thinking this is a no brainer, we want to get back to Guadalupe Island!!!)

September 27 2017 Departure - 6 Day Charter aboard the
Royal Polaris Fisherman's Landing
(This should again be a Guadalupe Island trip)

October 30 2017 Departure - 8 Day Charter aboard the Red Rooster III  H&M Landing
(Likely the Ridge or Alijos Rocks)

There you'll find videos of most of our charters.

For some ideas regarding gear for these charters, click here...


Wonderful trip aboard the Red Rooster III, a five day'r. We spent all the time parked off San Clemente Island, the second time I've taken a long range trip which turned right rather than left upon leaving San Diego. 160 nice bluefin tuna, all good quality fish.

- Mark








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Red Rooster III 5 Day Charter 9/3-8
Wonderful trip as Always. Congratulations to Keith Newman on the
Jackpot and thanks to all the guys aboard who made this trip memorable.
- Mark

We'll be back aboard this vessel in 2016, owner concerns regarding hurricane season cancelled the 2015 trip.






The three images above are from our July Red Rooster trip. Our own Slash jigs proved their worth on this charter, all big fish including the Opah came off the larger Slash's.

2014 TRIPS
We had some dandy trips this year, beginning with our 2 day charters on the Eclipse, 4 and 5 day'rs on the Red Rooster (with an epic trip in September), the 6 day aboard the Royal Polaris which is on the water at the end of September and wrapping up with an 8 day charter back aboard the Red Rooster in November.

Pictured, the lucky Jackpot winners from our four day Red Rooster III Charter 2013. What a wonderful trip!!! Pictured: Andy Veldkamp, Melissa McBratney and Brondon Yung with their 145, 135 and 134.8 lb bluefin.  Please visit our You Tube channel : CharkBait USA


For this year's 4 day and over charters we'll again be supplying free commemorative tee shirts to each guest, and some exceptional gifts for each participant. On our longer 8 day trips, you'll receive over $50 worth of very useful tackle aboard the boat, AND we will provide CharkBait gift cards to the first 20 anglers to sign up for each trip $25 for trips of 4 to 6 days and $50 for our 8 day charter.  On our shorter duration Eclipse charters we will sweeten the pot with free lures or accessories for each angler and the first 20 guests signing up will also receive a CharkBait gift card for $20.

Confused about what to bring? Please feel free to give us a call and we can walk through things. As well, each of the boats have their own websites which offer ideas (though if you bring all they have listed we'll need a bigger boat!). We also have a list that provides some info in this regard - click here. For the Mexico trips, a passport is a good thing to have, and may be required by the boat.

(NOTE: Charter prices do NOT include Mexican permits or some beverages (eg. you'll pay your own beer tab). On the 4 day and longer charters food and basic beverages are included, snacks... Plan on being very well fed. Shorter trips do NOT include meals. ) There may also be a fuel surcharge if the rates for diesel goes above projected prices. Tips: plan on exceptional service to be provided by staff, so keep an extra 15-20% of the cost of trip for covering appropriate tips. Jackpots are also not included in the costs below. Beyond that, figure a charge for parking and fish processing if required, and that's about all the additional expenses to plan for on one of these trips.

We may add some shorter trips to the mix...

Long Range Trips for 2017

Charter 1 - 2017 - Red Rooster III 4 Day

4 Day Mini-Long Range Cedros, Benitos Islands and offshore - Tuna, Yellowtail, Dorado
Departs July 17

You can book your trip directly with the landing
(619) 224-3857


The FIRST 20 people to sign up will receive a $25 CharkBait Gift Card
(awarded on the boat)
plus another $50 worth of tackle to use on the trip!

30 Anglers
Charter 2 - 2017 - Red Rooster III 5 Day

5 Day Mini-Long Range Cedros, Benitos Islands and offshore - - Tuna, Yellowtail, Dorado
Departs August 31
You can book your trip directly with the landing
(619) 224-3857


The FIRST 20 people to sign up will receive a $25 CharkBait Gift Card
(awarded on the boat)
plus another $50 worth of tackle to use on the trip!

up to 30 anglers
Charter 3 - 2017 - Royal Polaris 6 Day
Trip on the water
6 Day Long Range to Guadalupe Island
LIMITED LOAD @ 32 fishing

- Tuna, Yellowtail, Dorado, Wahoo!

Departs  9/25 10 am
You can book your trip directly with the landing
(619) 226-8030

The FIRST 20 people to sign up will receive a $25 CharkBait Gift Card
(awarded on the boat)
Up to 36 anglers
Charter 4 - 2017 - Red Rooster III 8 Day
Long Range to Alijos Rocks, Ridge, Mag Bay, Offshore

- Tuna, Wahoo, Yellowtail, Dorado
Departs OCTOBER 30 by 1 pm
$ 2790 
You can book your trip directly with the landing
(619) 224-3857

The FIRST 20 folks to sign up will receive a $50 CharkBait Gift Card
(awarded on the boat)
plus another $50 worth of tackle to use on the trip!

28 or less on this trip

Get to the landing early, 2-3 hours prior to departure time so we can get a quick get away! Parking can be a problem at times, so please allow some extra time to check in and get your gear ready for loading.
Please note, most trips will have some added costs for required permits if we head to Mexican waters and for specific destinations such as Guadalupe Island. In addition, there may be a fuel surcharge should fuel rise in price. Of course entry in the jackpot may cost you a few bucks, parking, fish processing are additional costs, as will be soft drinks or beer. Typically folks tip the crew at the end of the trip, and that can range from 10-20% of the trip's cost depending upon your satisfaction with service.



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