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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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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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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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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

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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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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

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Back to Schools! The Fall Bite has Begun!

The legendary San Diego summertime offshore action is giving way to our intense Fall angling excitement!  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? Why don’t you give us a call and we can make it happen in beautiful San Diego!

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 September trips are filling up quickly and we’re getting calls for October and November. 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.

Yellowfin & Bluefin Tuna Kinda Day!

Captain Jon running the Wanu and first mate Trevor went offshore today. Beautiful weather for this group came in from Arizona, Colorado and San Pedro. The fish came up late in day but they managed to get some nice fish on the troll.

Thanks Don for choosing Coletta sport fishing for your fishing adventure.

Morning Session – Easy Limits For A Fish Fry!

Captain Brian running the Wanu and first mate Trevor back at it again this morning. Today our passengers took home limits of Rockfish for a fish fry. The fish seemed to bite well on almost every spot we Tried. They trolled for the remainder of the trip but got no bites trolling.

Thanks Paul for choosing Coletta sport fishing for your fishing adventure.

Family Trip Takes Both The Wanu & Swell Chaser!

The ground fishing was as good as it gets with both boats doing extremely well. The weather was beautiful and fish were on the chew which made for a great time and memories to last a life time.

Thanks Julia again for choosing Coletta sport fishing 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

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