Below are thoughts from Captain Tony about some past fishing trips. Please check out the Santa Barbara Sport Fishing Charter Facebook page for the latest fishing adventures.


Up From Louisiana For Some Fishing Fun

Bayou George! A beautiful morning greeted by Overcast skies and calm seas. I kinda like when the morning is a bit misty. It gives the harbor a special feel. We caught a variety of rockfish including this beautiful 14-pound lingcod and 25-pound halibut.

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Family From Dallas Has A Blast Fishing

Santa Barbara Fishing Report An awesome father and two sons are visiting from Dallas, looking for rockfish and we succeeded. Along with some red snapper and browns, we also caught two lingcod and released one. Beautiful conditions along to the Santa Barbara coast.

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A Catch & Release Trip

Santa Barbara Fishing Report Today we fish a morning half-day with a family of three from the Ukraine.  Their 10-year-old son Evon is a fishing enthusiast, he already knew how to understand the sonar and GPS, very impressive. We decided to fish shallow and release the...

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Great Halibut Catch

Santa Barbara Fishing Report We went looking for yellowtail and halibut on the backside of Santa Cruz Island today. Surprisingly our first fish was a 36-pound halibut! We did manage one yellowtail, we saw plenty of schools but they were reluctant to bite. After giving...

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Summertime and the Fishing is Easy

Island fishing at its finest! A wonderful group out on vacation enjoying the beautiful Channel Islands. First stop was for a full speed Lingcod bonanza! Second stop took us shallow, 85' for a variety of species, California Sheephead, Chuckles, Ocean Whitefish and...

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Finding the Magic

Today we headed west on a morning 1/2 day trip, after looking at a few deeper spots it was apparent the shallow stuff would be more productive. The magic depth was between 135' and 145'. We fished for a nice variety including Reds, Browns and Chuckles. The boys all...

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