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End the Summer in Style: Fish San Diego

End the Summer in Style: Fish San Diego

Summer may be coming to an end but our great San Diego fishing is just getting started!

We want to thank all our clients whom fished with us during June and July. We created some amazing memories with our repeat clients as well as families and friends who fished with us for the very first time.

As you look for an end-of-summer experience before the school year starts back up, keep in mind that San Diego provides world-class fishing and weather! Our anglers continue to experience fantastic trips and stellar catches! Here at Coletta Sportfishing, we pride ourselves on delivering the San Diego fishing experience of a lifetime, especially to families that include children and junior anglers.

Our fleet is tailor-made to deliver an experience that your family can enjoy for years and years. As you can see below, the family that fishes together, stays together. We we also love to host groups of old friends getting together to share fishing stories – and to make some new stories before you return to school!

Check out some of our daily reports from the month:

July 30, 2022

Can You Say Couple Dorado On A 1/2 Day?

Looks like its really shaping up to be another quality year fishing in the “Epic” San Diego fishery. Great work fellas!

Thanks, Lorrie for everything and choosing Coletta Sportfishing for your fishing adventure!

July 24, 2022

Quality Over Quantity!

Nice day on the water for a group from Arizona. The fishing was on the slow side but great family from makes the difference.

Thanks, Brent for everything and choosing Coletta Sportfishing for your fishing adventure.

July 23, 2022

Intel Pays Off – Quality Dorado!

Mad Intel pays off for this group from Texas. Great work Fellas!

Thanks, Todd for everything and choosing Coletta Sportfishing for your fishing adventure!

July 23, 2022

Tennessee Group Rock on Rock Fish!

Nice day on the water for a group from Tennessee. Beautiful weather and a decent pic at some quality rockfish.

Thanks, George for everything and choosing Coletta Sportfishing for your fishing adventure!

July 21, 2022

Today’s Menu = Quality Reds & Beautiful Weather!

Family from Phoenix scores some tasty reds and take advantage of some great weather.

Thanks, Joseph for everything and choosing Coletta Sportfishing for your fishing adventure!

July 17, 2022

Quality Not Quantity For This Group!

Quality was the name of the game for this group. Great work fellas!

Thanks, Anthony for everything and choosing Coletta Sportfishing for your fishing adventure!

July 17, 2022

Live Intel Off The Water!

The fishing is slow but steady producing quality Red Vermillion rock cod for this group from CO. Great work guys!

July 3, 2022

Father & Son Team Rock On Quality Rock Cod!

Nice morning on the water for a father son team from Kansas slower fishing but all quality fish.

Thanks, Wade for everything and choosing Coletta Sportfishing for your fishing adventure!

For more daily reports please visit our FB page: https://www.facebook.com/colettasportfishing

Tight Lines,
Captain Chris


Spring Fishing in San Diego

Our San Diego spring fishing season has been exceptional with great action and even better clients. Each day is a new adventure with some incredible Red Vermillion Rock Cod caught daily. Can you say, “Fish Tacos”?

Our Captain and Crew are working hard to ensure your time with us exceeds your expectations. This means we have invested in the best gear, top of line electronics and keep our vessels in tip-top shape. From the moment you book with us you will feel the difference in the all inclusive Coletta Sportfishing experience.

We have openings available in May and through the summer. Give us a call or reserve your trip online.

**Please keep in mind that Coletta Sportfishing observes all CDC guidelines and our vessels are meticulously sanitized and cleaned before and after every trip to provide our clients with peace of mind and enable everyone to relax and enjoy our magnificent Pacific Paradise!

Check out some of our recent action:

Limits of Ground Fish!

San Diego is absolutely beautiful this time of year and we’re ready to deliver a world-famous Coletta Sportfishing angling experience! NOW is the time to reserve your date and get in on this great fishing action! I can’t wait to welcome you aboard the WANU or the SWELL CHASER!

For Daily Reports, Please visit our Facebook page

Tight Lines,
Captain Chris


The New Year is Off to a Coletta Start!

2020 is off to a red-hot start aboard Coletta Sportfishing as our anglers experience amazing offshore fishing trips and stellar catches! We pride ourselves on delivering the San Diego fishing experience of a lifetime.  Our fleet is tailor-made to deliver an experience that anglers and small groups can re-live for years and years. We also specialize in corporate outings. The next time your company has a meeting or conference in San Diego, give us a call to set up some amazing team-building activities.

Captain Jon has been fishing aboard our World Famous boat, the “WANU” and Captain Hale has been operating the “SWELL CHASER” to put our clients and anglers on memorable blue water action.

January is nearly fully-booked but you can book a February or March trip to escape the chilly winter weather in other parts of the country. San Diego is absolutely beautiful this time of year and we’re ready to deliver a world-famous Coletta Sportfishing angling experience! NOW is the time to reserve your date and get in on this great fishing action! I can’t wait to welcome you aboard the WANU or the SWELL CHASER! Let’s get to the report….

Fishing Report

Great Start For The Wanu 2020!

Captain Nick in the wheel house and first mate Trevor on a 1/2 day this morning. Cold weather and choppy seas made for some slow fishing to start but the Yellowtail showed and we were able to hook a few and land one.

Thanks, Carolyn for everything and choosing Coletta Sportfishing for your fishing adventure.

Fishing Shallow Water Produces!

Captain Brian running the Wanu and first mate Trevor on the back deck this afternoon. Shallow water produced a pick on various species today. They released a dozen Rockfish, 3 Whitefish, a Lingcod and a pair of Calico Bass. They also caught 5 Sandbass and kept 4 for dinner.

Thanks, Bobby for everything and choosing Coletta Sportfishing for your fishing adventure.

Quality Fishing for a Group From Minnesota!

Captain Jon running the Wanu and first mate Trevor on a 1/2 day this afternoon. A nice afternoon on the water for a group from Minnesota. They started out chasing the yellows hooked one but it came off and finished the day with some Rockfish.

Thanks, Stephen for everything and choosing Coletta Sportfishing for your fishing adventure.

The time is NOW to join us at Coletta Sportfishing for the San Diego angling experience of a lifetime!

Tight Lines, 
Captain Chris (858) 251-1026


Happy Holidays from Coletta Sportfishing!

The Holidays are here and the world-famous San Diego offshore fishing action is a gift that is continually unwrapped! Our anglers continue to experience fantastic trips and stellar catches! Here at Coletta Sportfishing, we pride ourselves on delivering the San Diego fishing experience of a lifetime.  Our fleet is tailor-made to deliver an experience that anglers and small groups can re-live for years and years. We also specialize in corporate outings. The next time your company has a meeting or conference in San Diego, give us a call to set up some amazing team-building activities.

Captain Jon has been fishing aboard our World Famous boat, the “WANU” and Captain Hale has been operating the “SWELL CHASER” to put our clients and anglers on non-stop action.

As we approach Christmas, December is nearly full but you can start off the New Year with excitement that will last all year long with Coletta Sportfishing angling experience! NOW is the time to reserve your date and get in on this great San Diego action! I can’t wait to welcome you aboard the WANU or the SWELL CHASER!

What a Blast! White Sea Bass for Our Canadian Friends!

Captain Brian running the Wanu and first mate Trevor on a 1/2 day this afternoon. Today, the Yellowtail didn’t want to bite so they mixed it up and caught a pair of White Sea Bass. They also released several Rockfish and some Sandbass.

Thanks, Mike, for everything and choosing Coletta Sportfishing for your fishing adventure.

Slower But Still Quality!

Captain Brian running the Wanu and first mate Trevor on a 3/4 day today. Although it was a little slower today, we managed a decent bag of fish. We kept limits of Rockfish along with 1 Yellowtail and a Sand Bass. They also released some Rockfish and a Lingcod.

Thanks, Jake, for everything and choosing Coletta Sportfishing for your fishing adventure.

Run & Gun Style – December Yellowtail!

Captain Brian running the Wanu and first mate Trevor on a 1/2 day this morning. Run and gun with a little patience scores Yellowtail for everyone.

Thanks, Michael, for everything and choosing Coletta Sportfishing for your fishing adventure.

From all of us at Coletta Sportfishing, may you enjoy a Blessed and Merry Christmas and a Happy Hannukah!

Tight Lines, 
Captain Chris
(858) 251-1026


The Fall is Rocking…with Rockfish!

The famous San Diego Fall offshore fishing action continues to Rock & Roll! Our anglers continue to experience fantastic trips and stellar catches! Here at Coletta Sportfishing, we pride ourselves on delivering the San Diego fishing experience of a lifetime.  Our fleet is tailor-made to deliver an experience that anglers and small groups can re-live for years and years. We also specialize in corporate outings. The next time your company has a meeting or conference in San Diego, give us a call to set up some amazing team-building activities.

Captain Jon has been fishing aboard our World Famous boat, the “WANU” and Captain Hale has been operating the “SWELL CHASER” to put our clients and anglers on non-stop action.

As we approach Thanksgiving, our November is nearly full and the rest of the year’s slots are filling up quickly. NOW is the time to reserve your date and get in on this great San Diego action! I can’t wait to welcome you aboard the WANU or the SWELL CHASER!

If you know the dates you are looking to fish with us, please give me a call as we are booking up fast.  You can also BOOK ONLINE.

Bonita Interrupted the Party – Limits on Rock Fish!

Captain Nick running the Wanu and first mate Mat on a 3/4 day today. Great weather and good fishing. Group of four worked the Rockfish for a while until the Bonita interrupted the party. Chased them around and got a few on board. Finished up the Rockfish for limits and headed home.

Thanks, Chris for everything and choosing Coletta Sportfishing for your fishing adventure.

Beautiful Weather & Quality Fall Rock Fishing!

Captain Jon running the Wanu and first mate Trevor on a 1/2 day today. Beautiful weather and good fishing for a group from San Diego and Texas. Captain Jon found some good spots of quality Rockfish for the group. They caught 21 Rockfish & 7 Bocaccio!

Thanks, Richard & Becky for everything and choosing Coletta Sportfishing for your fishing adventure!

Another Quality Day Of Ground Fishing!

Captain Brian running the Wanu and first mate Trevor on a 1/2 day this morning. Good bottom fishing today produced a nice mixed bag of white flaky meat. They caught 55 Rockfish(10released), 4 Salmon Grouper, 3 Copper Rockfish, 2 Sheepshead, 2 Whitefish, 1 Lingcod released, 1 Aanddab released and a handful of Mackerel released.

Thanks, Adam for choosing Coletta Sportfishing for your fishing adventure!

Please keep Coletta Sportfishing in mind as your holiday travel plans bring you to the San Diego area to take advantage of our amazing fishery!

Tight Lines, 
Captain Chris
(858) 251-1026


No Tricks. All Treats. Yellowfin Tuna are On the Bite!

The famous San Diego Fall offshore fishing action is off the chain! Our anglers continue to experience fantastic trips and stellar catches! Here at Coletta Sportfishing, we pride ourselves on delivering the San Diego fishing experience of a lifetime.  Our fleet is tailor-made to deliver an experience that anglers and small groups can re-live for years and years. We also specialize in corporate outings. The next time your company has a meeting or conference in San Diego, give us a call to set up some amazing team-building activities.

Captain Jon has been fishing aboard our World Famous boat, the “WANU” and Captain Hale has been operating the “SWELL CHASER” to put our clients and anglers on non-stop action.

As we near Halloween, our October is nearly full and our November/December trips are filling up quickly. NOW is the time to reserve your date and get in on this great San Diego action! I can’t wait to welcome you aboard the WANU or the SWELL CHASER!

Check out my daily reports below and even more reports live on Facebook and Instagram.

If you know the dates you are looking to fish with us, please give me a call as we are booking up fast.  You can also BOOK ONLINE.

Very Successful Day Of Tuna Fishing!

Captain Nick running the Swell Chaser and first mate Mat back at it again. Within 8 minutes of dropping the trollers back they were bit. Got half there and found a kelp paddy later in the day and the group of 6 worked like a well-oiled machine to double the count: 18 yellowfins 1 yellowtail.

Thanks, Ryan, for everything and choosing Coletta Sportfishing for your fishing adventure. The pleasure was all ours.

Catch & Release Friday!

Captain Brian running the Wanu and first mate Trevor on a 1/2 day this morning. A catch and release trip in shallow water produced a mix of inshore species. They caught a couple handfuls of mixed Rockfish, a few Calico Bass, a pair of Sculpin, a pair of Lingcod and they lost a nice Halibut at the boat.

Thanks, Mark, for everything and choosing Coletta Sportfishing for your fishing adventure.

Short Trip – 3 Drifts – 8 Fish!

Captain Nick running the Swell Chaser and first mate Mat on a ½ day this morning. They pulled three drifts for 8 fish before the weather got the best of some passengers.

Thanks, Kirk, for everything and choosing Coletta Sportfishing for your fishing adventure.

Please keep Coletta Sportfishing in mind as your holiday travel plans bring you to the San Diego area to take advantage of our amazing fishery!

Tight Lines, 
Captain Chris
(858) 251-1026


Yellowfin Tuna and Bottom Species Galore!

The famous San Diego Fall offshore fishing action is well underway! Our anglers continue to experience fantastic trips and stellar catches! Here at Coletta Sportfishing, we pride ourselves on delivering the San Diego fishing experience of a lifetime, especially to families that include children and junior anglers.  Our fleet is tailor-made to deliver an experience that your family can enjoy for years and years. As you can see below, we love to see families have great fishing experiences that they can share for a lifetime. When is the last time that you fished together as a family? We also specialize in corporate outings, as you can see from the pictures below. The next time your company has a meeting or conference in San Diego, give us a call to set up some amazing team-building activities.

Captain Jon has been fishing aboard our World Famous boat, the “WANU” and Captain Hale has been operating the “SWELL CHASER” to put our clients and anglers on non-stop action.

Our October and November trips are filling up quickly NOW is the time to reserve your date and get in on this great San Diego action! I can’t wait to welcome you aboard the WANU or the SWELL CHASER!

Check out my daily reports below and even more reports live on Facebook and Instagram.

If you know the dates you are looking to fish with us, please give me a call as we are booking up fast.  You can also BOOK ONLINE.

Yellowfin Tuna Limits by 9:00 AM!

Captain Nick running the Swell Chaser and first mate Mat on an offshore trip today. The Yellowfin tuna are very close to home. Needless to say “Great time had by all”.

Thanks Shawn for everything and choosing Coletta Sportfishing for your fishing adventure. See you again soon!

Decent Fishing & Beautiful Weather!

Captain Jon running the Wanu and first mate Trevor on a 1/2 day this afternoon. Beautiful afternoon on the water for a group from Temecula and Montana. The fishing started out tough until the end and they put a nice bag of fish together. They got see some cool sea life a sea turtle and a baby Mako shark eating a Rockfish

Thanks Ben for everything and choosing Coletta Sportfishing for your fishing adventure.

Limits of Ground fish for Vegas Couple!

Captain Jon running the Wanu and first mate Trevor on a 1/2 day this morning. Beautiful morning on the water for a couple from Las Vegas. The fishing was a little tough but still managed a limits of Rockfish for them.

Thanks Mark for everything and choosing Coletta Sportfishing for your fishing adventure.

Please keep Coletta Sportfishing in mind as you look to jump into this Fall angling action in San Diego!

Tight Lines, 
Captain Chris
(858) 251-1026


San Diego Fishing Forecast

The family fishing fun is about to go into full swing here in San Diego.  Each year we get some of the best families in the world fishing with us.  And because we are kid-friendly, you don’t need any experience and all ages are welcome aboard. 

Recently we took our World Famous boat, the “WANU” to the boat yard for her annual spa treatment.  We went through her inside and out to ensure your short time with us exceeds your expectations and you get the best opportunity at catching fish!   And she is just about done and ready to head back to the water to create memories.

We are already booking up our Spring fishing season, so if you are thinking of going fishing now is the time to get into the calendar before we book up.  I look forward to seeing everyone!

Check out my daily reports below and even more reports live on Facebook and Instagram.

Another Jumbo Halibut For Afternoon Trip!

Captain Brian running the Swell Chaser and first mate Hale on the back deck on a 1/2 day this afternoon. A slowdown in the afternoon fishing still produced a variety of bottom critters and a jumbo halibut. They safely released 7 salmon grouper, 5 rockfish, 2 lingcod, 1 sheephead, 1 whitefish a bunch of mackerel and 1 halibut. They kept 1 jumbo halibut for dinner.

Thanks Federic for choosing Coletta Sport Fishing for your fishing adventure.

Quality Fishing With A Nice Halibut Surprise!

Captain Brian running the Swell Chaser and first mate Hale on the back deck on a 1/2 day trip today. They had a steady pick on bottom fish today with a nice bonus halibut. They kept 1 halibut and safely released 3 lingcod, 6 salmon grouper, 6 rockfish, 2 copper rockfish, 2 sheephead and 2 whitefish.

Thanks Martin for choosing Coletta Sport Fishing for your fishing adventure.

Tight Lines,

Captain Chris


2019 Kicked Off With A Kids Fishing Extravaganza

We kicked off 2019 in Coletta Sportfishing style and it’s all about the kids!  We had some amazing junior anglers of all ages and experience levels on board.  While safety is always 100% our priority, we have a lot of fun too!  And while pictures are worth 1000 words, video is worth a million!  Check out the our recent juniors getting in on the action in our latest video.   Education is also a big part of our trip for them and we aways sending them home with smiles.

Catch & Release Monday – Cool Family From Italy!

Captain Brian running the Swell Chaser and first mate Hale on a ½ day charter this afternoon. Today a catch and release trip produced a variety of species for our young anglers. They released a couple of lingcod, a nice sheephead, some sand bass and rockfish, and a handful of mackerel.

Thanks Juan for choosing Coletta Sport Fishing for your fishing adventure.

Family Fun – Kids Slay In The Bay!

Captain Jon running the Wanu and first mate Hale on the back deck on a 1/2 day trip this afternoon. Very nice family from San Diego out today had some rain and rough seas so moved back into in the bay and caught 3 short halibut all released.

Thanks Karla for choosing Coletta Sport Fishing for your fishing adventure. It was a pleasure working with you in setting this trip up!

Good Time Had By All For A Bachelor Party!

Captain Jon running the Wanu and first mate Hale on the back deck on a ½ this morning. It was Tough fishing today for a group of friends here for a bachelor party but they all had a great time on the water. They caught 5 rockfish (all fish safely released). 

Thanks Joseph for choosing Coletta Sport Fishing for your fishing adventure.

Tight Lines

Captain Chris


Closing The 2018 Season With Screaming Drags!

We’ve been unwrapping offshore “presents” every day here at Coletta Sportfishing as Santa’s arrival is not too far off!

Before we get into our December Fishing Report, I and the entire Coletta Sportfishing Family would like to wish you and your Family a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! We hope that you can enjoy all of life’s blessings in this wonderful time of giving and gathering together.

We would also like to take this opportunity to express our sincere thanks and appreciation to every single one of our incredible clients who fished with us aboard the Coletta Sportfishing Fleet in 2018! You are the “reason for the season” all year long and we very much look forward to fishing with you in 2019.

Creating Great Memories – One Charter At A Time!

Captain Brian running the Wanu and first mate Hale on the back deck on a ½ day trip this afternoon. A catch and release trip produced a mixed bag of fish today. They caught a couple of handfuls of bottom fish and then spent the remainder of the trip drifting for halibut and looking at dolphins. They lost a small mako shark and another mystery fish while on the drift.

Thanks Dave for choosing Coletta Sport Fishing for your fishing adventure.

Steady Pic Of Ground Fish For Our Group From Calgary!

Captain Hale running the Swell Chaser and first mate Nate on a ¾ day charter today. It was a steady pick of the bottom kind for our northern friends. Our group from Canada spent a beautiful sunny day on the water and got to take home a nice bag of fish. They caught 35 rockfish (10 released), 3 Sand bass (2 released), 3 calicos (all released), 12 whitefish (2 released), 1 sheepshead, 4 bonito, 2 Boccaccio, and 6 blue rockfish.

Thanks Vance for choosing Coletta Sport Fishing for your fishing adventure.

Steady Pic Of Ground Fish For Our Group From Calgary!

Captain Hale running the Swell Chaser and first mate Nate on a ¾ day charter today. It was a steady pick of the bottom kind for our northern friends. Our group from Canada spent a beautiful sunny day on the water and got to take home a nice bag of fish. They caught 35 rockfish (10 released), 3 Sand bass (2 released), 3 calicos (all released), 12 whitefish (2 released), 1 sheepshead, 4 bonito, 2 Boccaccio, and 6 blue rockfish.

Thanks Vance for choosing Coletta Sport Fishing for your fishing adventure.

Tight Lines,

Captain Chris