Kamryn Dawson Charters

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 bait you will be using. 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.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    San Clemente Island
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    18 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 PM
    $3,250
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Weekend Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Fri, Sat, Sun)
    $2,275
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip – Weekday
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu)
    $2,175
    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
    Full Day Local Waters Fishing Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,950
    We will take to the local hot spots off the coast of Palos Verdes to Huntington Beach. We will fish for a variety of local fish including Sea Bass , Sculpin, Rock Fish, Sheepshead and many more. We leave at 5 AM and return at 5 PM. It is a full day of productive fishing. So bring your friends and
  • 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)
    $1,075
    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 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu)
    $1,075
    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)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Fri, Sat, Sun)
    $1,075
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Weekend (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip (Fri, Sat, Sun)
    $1,075
  • Private trip
    Lobster Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Oct 1 - Mar 15
    $725
    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!
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About the Captain

TJ Holston
Los Angeles, California, United States
1 Fishing Report
ID & License verified
72 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
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) Barracuda (Pacific)
Calico Bass Calico Bass
Halibut Halibut
Lobster Lobster

Seabass (White) Seabass (White)
Tuna (Bluefin) Tuna (Bluefin)
Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)
Yellowtail Amberjack Yellowtail Amberjack

Boat Specs

Uniflite (Motor yacht) originally built in 1982, and restored in 2014. Powered by 2 490HP Detriot engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 17 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
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Bowfishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
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

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

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Customer Reviews

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Angler Rating
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Good experience
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Friendly captain
97%
Recommend this charter
96%
Appropriate for children
98%
Satisfied with the boat
97%
Catch intended fish
89%
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August fishing trip

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Mon to Thu (PM) on August 19, 2021
Great experience. Captain TJ and Sal were very helpful and professional. We all caught several fish and Sal was able to fillet...
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Montclair, CA
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Full Day Offshore With Captain TJ and Sal

VERIFIED   10 Hour Weekend Trip on August 7, 2021
My group of Six had a blast on the Kamryn Dawson. We booked the Offshore Weekend Trip with Captain Tj. Captain...
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Karen D.
Upland, California
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AWESOME TIME and LOTS of fish caught!

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Weekend (AM) on June 20, 2021
My husband and brother-in-law had the best time celebrating Father’s Day - and so did we! This was our first time out on...
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Charisse M.
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Half Day Trip with Captain TJ

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Weekend (AM) on May 23, 2021
Hello, fellow fishermen and relaxation seekers! We just completed a great trip today with Captain TJ on the Kamryn Dawson Charters....
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Burleson, TX
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5hr with Captain TJ and Sal

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Mon to Thu (AM) on May 12, 2021
We had a wonderful and memorable day with Captain TJ and his helper Sal. It was my grandsons first fishing trip, first fish...
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FAQs about Kamryn Dawson Charters

Kamryn Dawson Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $725 per group - Lobster Fishing (5 hours)
  • $1,075 per group - 5 Hour Trip – Mon to Thu (AM) (5 hours)
  • $1,075 per group - 5 Hour Trip – Mon to Thu (PM) (5 hours)
  • $1,075 per group - 5 Hour Trip – Weekend (AM) (5 hours)
  • $1,075 per group - 5 Hour Trip – Weekend (PM) (5 hours)
  • $1,950 per group - Full Day Local Waters Fishing Trip (10 hours)
  • $2,175 per group - 10 Hour Trip – Weekday (10 hours)
  • $2,275 per group - 10 Hour Weekend Trip (10 hours)
  • $3,250 per group - San Clemente Island (18 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

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
  • Fly Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Bowfishing (No min. age)
  • Deep Sea Fishing

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