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Singing Drags Ring in the New Year!

2021 is off to a red-hot start aboard Coletta Sportfishing as our anglers experience amazing coastal 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. 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.

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!

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.

Coletta Sportfishing Gift Certificates Now Available!

Give the gift of San Diego Sportfishing to the angler on your 2021 List! You can order a Gift Certificate here.

Check out my daily reports and even more reports live on Facebook and Instagram. Now, let’s take a look at some of our recent catches!

Our clients from Arizona kicking some Bass!
Seeing plenty of Red and nobody is empty-handed!
Huge Halibut!
A Leopard Shark never changes its spots
Raise your Red!

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!

We want to remind all of our families that Coletta Sportfishing specializes in Kid-Friendly and Family-Friendly fishing adventures that will appeal to anglers of all ages!

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

We look forward to a healthy and Happy New Year that is full of tight lines and singing drags!

Tight Lines,
Captain Chris (858) 922-4328

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Give the Gift of Amazing San Diego Fishing

The Holidays are here and the world-famous San Diego offshore fishing action is a gift that is waiting to be 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, especially to families that include children and junior anglers. Our fleet is tailor-made to deliver an experience that anglers and small groups can re-live for years and years.

Coletta Sportfishing Gift Certificates Now Available!

Give the gift of San Diego Sportfishing to the angler on your Christmas List! You can order a Gift Certificate here.

At this time of year, we are thankful for all of YOU for supporting our local, family-owned business. Without YOU, we don’t get to do what we love: Help YOU experience our amazing San Diego fishery.

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!

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, the remainder of December is nearly full but you can start off the New Year with excitement that will last all year long with a 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!

I can’t wait to welcome you aboard the WANU or the SWELL CHASER!

Check out my daily reports and even more reports live on Facebook and Instagram. Now, let’s take a look at some of our recent catches!

Our clients tangle with monsters like this!
Seeing Red…and that’s a good thing.
Is there anything better than a family bringing home an overloaded cleaning table?
We live to see Junior Anglers catch fish!
Yet another full table!

We want to remind all of our families that Coletta Sportfishing specializes in Kid-Friendly and Family-Friendly fishing adventures
that will appeal to anglers of all ages!

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

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

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We’re Thankful for the San Diego Fall Fishing Action!

At this time of year, we are thankful for all of YOU for supporting our local, family-owned business. Without YOU, we don’t get to do what we love: Help YOU experience our amazing San Diego fishery.

Our San Diego Fall offshore action continues to be off the charts! Our anglers continue to experience fantastic trips and stellar catches including limits on a wide array of offshore species!

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 staff is committed to delivering a custom angling experience that your family can enjoy for years and years.

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!

The Family that fishes together, stays together!

Nick did a great job on this big Yellowtail on his birthday!

How about this giant “Lingosaurus”?

There are plenty of Bonito to be caught too and our Junior Anglers are up to the task!

And our Junior Anglers are crushing the bottom fishing too!

And even more Yellowtails!

Our December and January trips are filling up quickly for the holidays. NOW is the time to reserve your date and get in on this great San Diego action! Give us a call to ask about our Gift Certificates! Nothing beats the gift of fishing.

As we stated above, we are fully functional during the Covid-19 Pandemic and going beyond to ensure you have a clean boat and gear as your safety is our utmost importance.

I can’t wait to welcome you aboard the WANU or the SWELL CHASER!

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

We want to remind all of our families that Coletta Sportfishing specializes in Kid-Friendly and Family-Friendly fishing adventures
that will appeal to anglers of all ages!

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

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The Holidays are Coming but the Fish are Here!

Our amazing San Diego Fall offshore action continues to be off the charts! Our anglers continue to experience fantastic trips and stellar catches including limits on a wide array of offshore species!

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.

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!

How’s this for an AWESOME family birthday fishing trip? What a great time catching huge Yellowtails and plenty of other species!

Like this huge Yellowtail!

How about this “Lady in Red”? Congrats on that HUGE Red!

Lady anglers gettin’ it done with huge Reds!

There are plenty of Bonito to be caught too and our Junior Anglers are up to the task!

And even more Bonito

We’re all about full cleaning tables here at Coletta Sportfishing!

Another table full of Red.

Junior Anglers know how to get it done aboard Coletta Sportfishing!

Our November/December trips are filling up quickly for the holidays. NOW is the time to reserve your date and get in on this great San Diego action! As we stated above, we are fully functional during the Covid-19 Pandemic and going beyond to ensure you have a clean boat and gear as your safety is our utmost importance.

I can’t wait to welcome you aboard the WANU or the SWELL CHASER!

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

We want to remind all of our families that Coletta Sportfishing specializes in Kid-Friendly and Family-Friendly fishing adventures
that will appeal to anglers of all ages!

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

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Join Us for a Fall Offshore Harvest

Our amazing San Diego Fall offshore action is in full swing and it is all treats and no tricks! Our anglers continue to experience fantastic trips and stellar catches including limits on a wide array of offshore species!

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 groups and families have great fishing experiences that they can share for a lifetime. When is the last time that you fished together as a family? Why don’t you give us a call and we can make it happen in beautiful San Diego!

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!

Look at this amazing selection of gamefish that Jeff and his group caught: Dorado, Yellowfin, Yellowtail and Skipjack! If you want to experience “cockpit chaos” like this, come aboard the Swell Chaser for an offshore trip.

Want more Dorado, you say? You’ve got it. Above and below, Mark and his crew hit the mother lode today! Nobody is going hungry after this full-day offshore run!

Our day trips are also limiting out on all sorts of tasty species. Check out these “girls just want to have fun” fishing with us aboard the Wanu!

Here at Coletta Sportfishing, it’s all about family and we love it when families like Justin’s wonderful family join us to catch a try full of goodies!

Don’t forget about our Junior Anglers! They punch well above their weight class as you can see!

Our October trips are filling up quickly and November is starting to book as well. NOW is the time to reserve your date and get in on this great San Diego action! As we stated above, we are fully functional during the Covid-19 Pandemic and going beyond to ensure you have a clean boat and gear as your safety is our utmost importance.

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

We want to remind all of our families that Coletta Sportfishing specializes in Kid-Friendly and Family-Friendly fishing adventures
that will appeal to anglers of all ages!

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

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March Means Rock Season is Open!

The 2020 Rock Season is off to fantastic start aboard Coletta Sportfishing as our anglers experience amazing offshore fishing trips and stellar catches that only the San Diego, California fishery can deliver! 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.

Our March trips are nearly filled up but give us a call to find out which spots are available. We’ll do everything we can to accommodate you. Our April and May trips are booking up as well as families plan their Spring Break vacations. We’re also in the midst of the convention season in San Diego, which means that companies are booking all of our vessels to accommodate all of their employees.

Coletta Sportfishing stands ready to deliver the world-famous San Deigo 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

Easy Limits Of Rock Cod!

Captain Hale running the Swell Chaser and first mate Mat on a ¾ day today. Quick limits of Rock Cod for our passengers and some for the crew. Then, switching gears and focusing on Halibut for the rest of day, which resulted in only one short halibut but still made for a great day on the water.

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

Quality Fishing for a Fun Family from Nebraska!

Captain Jon running the Wanu and first mate Trevor on the back deck this afternoon. Nice day on the water for a family from Nebraska. They had nice weather and good Rock fishing.

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

Fishing Hard Pays Off!

Captain Nick running the Wanu and first mate Trevor on the back deck this morning. Group of three fished hard and it payed off. They opted to release their catch so the crew kept some for dinner! 30 Rockfish safely released and descended with 13 Reds staying on board.

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

We want to remind all of our families that Coletta Sportfishing specializes in Kid-Friendly and Family-Friendly fishing adventures that will appeal to anglers of all ages!

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

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Nothing is More Romantic than San Diego Fishing!

As we get close to Valentine’s Day, we at Coletta Sportfishing get to pursue our true love: Sand Diego’s offshore species like Tunas, Red Vermillions, Halibut, Ling Cod and many other amazing fish! 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.

We still have some February slots available and March and April trips are filling up as families plan their Spring Break vacations. We’re also ramping up the convention season in San Diego, which means that companies are booking all of our vessels to accommodate all of their employees. Coletta Sportfishing ready to deliver a world-famous San Deigo 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

Quality February Yellowtail

Captain Hale in the fly bridge and first mate Mat back at it again this morning on a ½ day. Beautiful day on the water fishing for our local grocery store group. This bachelor party is gonna have an awesome meal to end their San Diego adventure!

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

The Elusive White Ghost Gets Caught!

Captain Jon running the WANU and first mate Trevor on the back deck this morning. Very nice morning for a group from Germany and San Diego.

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

Book Your Tuna Trip Now!

The offshore tuna action is reaching a fever pitch as we make our way into March! Call us NOW to book your epic tuna trip with us!

Coletta Sportfishing Specialty: Kid-Friendly Charters

We want to remind all of our families that Coletta Sportfishing specializes in Kid-Friendly and Family-Friendly fishing adventures that will appeal to anglers of all ages!

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

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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

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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

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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

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