If you are looking for a great trip which offers flexibility and comfort, then Kamryn Dawson Charters is the perfect match for you. Captain TJ Holston has over 25 years of experience running charters, so is confident in his ability to make this a trip of a lifetime with his expert crew.

You will spend your trip on a huge 48’ Uniflite boat. There is so much space on this boat that whether you choose the shorter trip or the overnight trip you’ll be completely comfortable. She has twin 490 HP Detroit engines – coupled with Capt. TJ’s great knowledge of the area, you will have your lines in the water in no time.

State of the art GPS and Navigational equipment will get you to the fish pronto. They even have Radar for night vision. She boasts a complete galley, where food preparation can be done. There is plenty of space both inside and outside. Anytime you need a rest, you can just pop inside to relax in front of the TV or even have a nap on the longer trips.

These trips offer great flexibility for people of all skill levels. You can fish for a few hours to fishing for 12 hours on the overnight trips. If you want to snorkel then that is perfectly fine too, the masks are always on board. Capt. TJ wants to make sure you have the most amazing time by customizing your trip to your needs – let him know before the trip what you would most like to do and he will try to accommodate you.

You will target a range of species on the various trips, including White Sea Bass, Calico Bass, Bluefin Tuna, Yellowfin Tuna, Barracuda, Yellowtail, and more.

Our expert fillet service and packaging is freezer ready once your home. Our deckhand Brad, has 40 years experience in So Cal fishing.

Snacks and drinks are provided, as well as all gear and frozen bait you will be using. LIVE BAIT ON ALL HALFDAY TRIPS IS AN EXTRA COST TO CUSTOMER. You just need to grab your sunscreen and Fishing License.

Come aboard Kamryn Dawson Charters today to see for yourself how comfortable fishing can be.



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  • Private trip
    Lobster Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Oct 1 - Mar 15
    Price for up to 6 persons
    US $995
    Its lobster season. We offer hoop net lobster fishing. We Take you out at after sunset to set the hoop nets and pull in the catch. It is a fun and exciting trip for the fall and winter season. So grab your gear and give us a call we are waiting on you!
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Mon to Thu (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu)
    Price for up to 6 persons
    US $1,300
    You will head around 3 to 5 miles from shore on this trip. This makes it ideal for people new to fishing. You will target Yellowfin Tuna, Seabass, Barracuda, and many more. Snacks and drinks are included in this trip.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Mon to Thu (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Oct 15 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu)
    Price for up to 6 persons
    US $1,300
    This trip is great for people that want to get some fishing experience without waking up at the crack of dawn. You will head our around 3 to 5 miles from the dock, as will target Seabass, Barracuda, and Yellowfin Tuna. All snacks and drinks are included.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Weekend (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 1 day ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Fri, Sat, Sun)
    Price for up to 6 persons
    US $1,300
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Weekend (PM)
    In demand! Last booked: 4 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Jan 1 - Dec 30 (Fri, Sat, Sun)
    Price for up to 6 persons
    US $1,300
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day 8 Hour Trip – Local Waters
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Price for up to 6 persons
    US $1,875
    The crew's 8-hour trip is a great way to spend your day. Plenty of time to explore the local spots from Long Beach to PV. Trips starts at 7:00 a.m. Bring your lunch and drinks and the crew takes care of the rest.
  • Private trip
    3/4 8 Hour Trip – Catalina Island
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Price for up to 6 persons
    US $2,150
    An 8-hour trip starting at 6:00 a.m.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Local Trip – Weekday
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
    Price for up to 6 persons
    US $2,250
    This trip will take you up to 25 miles offshore. You will target a range of species, including Yellowfin Tuna, Seabass, and Barracuda. Snacks and drinks are included, so you just have to bring along yourself and plenty of sunscreen.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip–Local Weekend Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Fri, Sat, Sun)
    Price for up to 6 persons
    US $2,250
    We will take you to the local hot spots off the coast of Palos Verdes to Huntington Beach. We will fish for a variety of local fish including Seabass, Sculpin, Rockfish, Sheepshead, and many more. We leave at 6:00 a.m. and return at 4:00 p.m. It is a full day of productive fishing, so bring your friends and have a great day on the water.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip – Catalina Weekend
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Fri, Sat, Sun)
    Price for up to 6 persons
    US $2,550
    A 10-hour fishing trip from 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Private trip
    San Clemente Island
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    18 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 PM
    Price for up to 6 persons
    US $3,550
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip – Santa Barbara Island
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 AM
    Price for up to 6 persons
    US $3,650
    A full-day trip to Santa Barbara Island. This island is less fished and a better option for a full-day trip.
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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.8 / 5
out of 5 stars from 101 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
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Seth G.
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Best fishing experience of my life

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip – Catalina Weekend on May 12, 2024
I have fished all over the world and done some really cool stuff. We got the opportunity today to catch some normal rock fish...
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Chris H.
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Great trip!

VERIFIED   NEW  5 Hour Trip – Mon to Thu (AM) on July 17, 2024
Thanks for a fun trip!! Good time, communication great!
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James H.
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  3/4 Day 8 Hour Trip – Local Waters on July 16, 2024
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Todd G.
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Great time. Great crew. Lots of fish.

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Weekend (AM) on November 18, 2023
5 person outing at the end of the season could not have gone better. Captain and crew put us right where we needed to be to...
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Elliot L.
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Fishing with TJ

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Weekend (PM) on July 29, 2023
Captain and crew knew their shit. Good times
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FAQs about Kamryn Dawson Charters

Kamryn Dawson Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $995 per group - Lobster Fishing (5 hours)
  • US $1,300 per group - 5 Hour Trip – Mon to Thu (AM) (5 hours)
  • US $1,300 per group - 5 Hour Trip – Mon to Thu (PM) (5 hours)
  • US $1,300 per group - 5 Hour Trip – Weekend (AM) (5 hours)
  • US $1,300 per group - 5 Hour Trip – Weekend (PM) (5 hours)
  • US $1,875 per group - 3/4 Day 8 Hour Trip – Local Waters (8 hours)
  • US $2,150 per group - 3/4 8 Hour Trip – Catalina Island (8 hours)
  • US $2,250 per group - 10 Hour Local Trip – Weekday (10 hours)
  • US $2,250 per group - 10 Hour Trip–Local Weekend Fishing (10 hours)
  • US $2,550 per group - 10 Hour Trip – Catalina Weekend (10 hours)
  • US $3,550 per group - San Clemente Island (18 hours)
  • US $3,650 per group - 12 Hour Trip – Santa Barbara Island (12 hours)

When you book a trip with Kamryn Dawson Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Flybridge
  • Live Bait Well
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Multimedia System
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Kamryn Dawson Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait (Prepared before the trip)
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • First Mate (15% Tip is Customary)

Kamryn Dawson Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Kamryn Dawson Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Kamryn Dawson Charters include:
  • Barracuda (Pacific)
  • Calico Bass
  • Halibut
  • Lobster
  • Seabass (White)
  • Tuna (Bluefin)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)

Meet the Captain

TJ Holston
Los Angeles, California, United States
1 Fishing Report
ID & license verified
101 Customer reviews
Response time 2 hours
Member since June 2018
After four decades of fishing, and over 25 years of running charters, Captain TJ Holston truly loves being on the water. For him, there is nothing more relaxing. As an avid angler, he will get you on the fish and having the best possible experience on your day with him. You will try a range of techniques with him – he will be with you every step of the way to show you how to fish correctly.

About this listing

Targeted species

Barracuda (Pacific) Pacific Barracuda
Calico Bass Calico Bass
Halibut Halibut
Lobster Lobster

Boat specs

Uniflite (Motor yacht) originally built in 1982, and restored in 2021. Powered by 2 500HP Cummins engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 18 knots.

Length
48 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Prepared before the trip
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
15% Tip is Customary

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 7 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
On overnight trips min. age 15 with a
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Pay online in full

Pay online in full through FishingBooker and save on credit card fees at the dock.

No additional fees.
Book with 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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