Kamryn Dawson Charters

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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
    $2,650
    price breakdown
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Weekend Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Sat, Sun)
    $1,950
    price breakdown
  • 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, Fri)
    $1,850
    price breakdown
    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
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    $1,400
    price breakdown
    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 – Weekend (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Sat, Sun)
    $975
    price breakdown
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Weekend (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip (Sat, Sun)
    $975
    price breakdown
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Mon to Fri (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 4 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
    $875
    price breakdown
    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 Fri (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
    $875
    price breakdown
    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
    Lobster Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Oct 1 - Mar 15
    $725
    price breakdown
    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
San Pedro, California, United States
Angler's Choice
1 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
32 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
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 7 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
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

Rating Summary
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4.73
out of 5 stars from 32 reviews
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June fishing trip
Half day trip with Captain TJ and Sal
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Good experience
90%
Friendly captain
93%
Recommend this charter
94%
Appropriate for children
97%
Satisfied with the boat
93%
Catch intended fish
86%
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Nicole T.
Porter Ranch, California
 5.00
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Will be back again..

VERIFIED   NEW  June 21, 2020
Words can’t begin to describe how incredible of a time we had with Capt TJ He put us on fish all day - not one place did...
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Lee A. W.
Manhattan Beach, CA
 5.00
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Exceeded Every Expectation

VERIFIED   NEW  June 20, 2020
We were looking for a fun fishing day out for two moms and our boys.  We didn’t have a lot of fishing experience...
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Clint H.
Los Angeles, CA
 5.00
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Kamryn Dawson Charters

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We had a great day on the water fishing. Captain TJ and First Mate AJ made sure of that. If the fishing slowed down he was...
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Rachel L.
Los Angeles, CA
 4.67
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Half day trip with Captain TJ and Sal

VERIFIED   NEW  June 20, 2020
We booked this trip super last minute. TJ and his deck hand Sal were great. Super patient and helpful with our 3 boys teaching...
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Sharron B.
Meridian, ID
 5.00
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VERIFIED   August 16, 2019
TJ and his crew was amazing and we will be booking again!  We are still so grateful he agreed to take us out last minute!...
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