Come aboard the Witchy Woman and let her cast her spell over the waters as Captain Nathan Beall guides you towards Yellowfin Tuna, Bluefin Tuna, Dorado, Blue and Striped Marlin, and more. This is the perfect charter for more experienced anglers who are looking to test their skills and wits against various hard-fighting deep sea species. Let the battle begin!

You’ll be heading out on your adventure in Capt. Nathan’s 31’ Chris Craft center console. She can comfortably accommodate 5 anglers, and is powered by two 225 HP Yamaha engines. All anglers will be able to fish at the same time, unless you’re trolling the waters, as this is limited to four anglers at once — the perfect opportunity for you and a friend to sit back, relax, and let the fish take center stage!

The Witchy Woman cruises along at 35 knots, meaning that Capt. Nathan will get you on the fish nice and quickly, allowing maximum time for reeling in your big catch. Fancy something a bit different? Capt. Nathan provides spearfishing equipment, so if you’d like a story to tell, this might be for you. Just make sure you let him know in advance that you’d like to experience this type of fishing on your trip.

If you’re a slightly less experienced angler, then Capt. Nathan is more than happy to bring you on board and introduce you to the waters that he knows so well. His local trips targeting inshore species like Yellowtail and Halibut are perfect for a family holiday to remember. Kids are more than welcome onboard, just make sure that you bring along a life jacket for any children under six years old.

All fishing equipment, including live bait, is included in your trip, and Capt. Nathan will happily clean and fillet your catch on the boat. All you need to do is purchase your daily fishing license, bring along some suncream and your favourite snacks, and get ready to work your magic on the Witchy Woman!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Extended Offshore Full Day
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $2,800
    This trip is a full 12 hrs and with the speed of this vessel, depending on sea conditions, you can fish as far as 50 miles out for the hottest bites. You can even target Tuna on this trip!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $1,450
    This Inshore and Local Offshore trip involves targeting San Diego’s bottom fish such as Lingcod, Sand Bass, Halibut and Sharks or local offshore fish just outside San Diego Harbor, where you can find Rockfish, Barracuda, Bonita, Kelp, and much more. Remember to purchase a fishing license beforehand, and bring your favourite snacks!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $1,450
    This Inshore and Local Offshore trip involves targeting San Diego’s bottom fish such as Lingcod, Sand Bass, Halibut and Sharks or local offshore fish just outside San Diego Harbor, where you can find Rockfish, Barracuda, Bonita, Kelp, and much more. Remember to purchase a fishing license beforehand, and bring your favorite snacks!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $800
    If you're an early riser, then this is the perfect trip for you. You'll be fishing locally, and targeting San Diego favorites like Halibut, Black Seabass (Giant Seabass), Rockfish, Barracuda, and even some Leopard Sharks! This is a Local Inshore and Offshore trip. Remember the availability of species depends on the season when you decide to book your trip.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 3:00 PM
    $800
    Fancy a later start? Then go for this half-day afternoon trip. You'll be fishing locally, and targeting San Diego favorites like Halibut, Black Seabass (Giant Seabass), Rockfish, Barracuda, and even some Leopard Sharks! This is a Local Inshore and Offshore trip. Remember that availability of species depends on the season you go fishing.
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About the Charter Operator

Nathan Beall
San Diego, California, United States
1 Fishing Report
154 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since September 2015
I’ve been fishing San Diego waters since 1981. I have been a fishing nut for the last 40 years and operating charters for 26 of those years. I take pride in showing fishermen and women of all ages and skill levels the best day they’ve had, fishing or otherwise. I believe happy clients are the cornerstone of a thriving charter operation.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Pacific) Pacific Barracuda
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Halibut Halibut
Marlin (Blue) Blue Marlin

Marlin (Striped) Striped Marlin
Rockfish Rockfish
Shark (Leopard) Leopard Shark
Shark (Mako) Mako Shark

Shark (Thresher) Thresher Shark
Swordfish Swordfish
Tuna (Bluefin) Bluefin Tuna
Tuna (Yellowfin) Yellowfin Tuna

Boat Specs

Chris Craft (Center console) originally built in 1987, and restored in 2018. Powered by 2 225HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots.

Length
31 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Kite Fishing
Bowfishing
Spearfishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

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 20% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 4% charge will apply.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
61%
Friendly captain
83%
Recommend this charter
68%
Appropriate for children
78%
Satisfied with the boat
72%
Catch intended fish
67%
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April R.
La Mesa, California
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Half day trip with the kids

Half Day Trip (AM) on September 2, 2021
We had the most amazing day. There were 4 kids with us and each one had the chance to reel in 2-3 fish. The crew was knowledgeable,...
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Oreo And Maizy
United States
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Fishing with Nathan

September 2, 2021
It was a great experience. We went fishing for halibut, and they tasted amazing.
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Nicholas J.
United States
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Fishing with Nathan

Extended Offshore Full Day on September 11, 2021
Great captain knows how to find fish and very comfortable boat ride.
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Bill E.
Peoria, AZ
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Half day trip with Ross

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on July 24, 2021
Great time! Rossvhad us on fish within the hour and kept us engaged the entire time.  Can’t wait to do it again.  Next...
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David B.
United States
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Fishing with Nathan

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on August 3, 2021
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FAQs about Witchy Woman

Witchy Woman offers the following trips to customers:
  • $800 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $800 per group - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $1,450 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (PM) (6 hours)
  • $1,450 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (AM) (6 hours)
  • $2,800 per group - Extended Offshore Full Day (12 hours)

When you book a trip with Witchy Woman, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Flybridge
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Live Bait Well
  • Spearfishing Equipment (Included in trip)
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Witchy Woman include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Penn, Shimano, Daiwa)
  • Live Bait (Caught or purchased prior to trip)
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (Takes place on the boat)
  • First Mate

Witchy Woman offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

Witchy Woman offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling (Max. four rods)
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Fly Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Kite Fishing
  • Bowfishing
  • Spearfishing (Let Captain know in advance)
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Witchy Woman include:
  • Barracuda (Pacific)
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Halibut
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Marlin (Striped)
  • Rockfish
  • Shark (Leopard)
  • Shark (Mako)
  • Shark (Thresher)
  • Swordfish
  • Tuna (Bluefin)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)