Reel To Reef Charters - Heritage

(25) In demand!
Embarcadero Place
Dana Point CA, United States

Reel To Reef Charters invites you aboard the ‘Heritage’ to fish in and around Dana Point and Mexican waters out of San Diego.

Join Captain Mark Austin, a former professional surfer and an avid fisherman. He will gladly share his love for the outdoors with everyone on board, no matter your age and expertise.

The Heritage is a 19’ Striper offshore sport fishing boat. She comes powered by a 115 HP Yamaha engine and has plenty of space for up to 3 anglers. The Heritage can accommodate 3 adult anglers or 2 adults and two small children.

This beautiful fishing machine is fully prepared to put you on top of the hottest bite. She features top-notch electronics, outriggers, and an array of professional tackle and gear. On your day out, you will be provided with quality gear, bait, lures, and a complimentary fish cleaning service.

With Reel To Reef Charters, you will be able to get your hands on anything from Yellowfin and Bluefin Tuna to Yellowtail Amberjack, Mahi Mahi, Albacore, Halibut, Barracuda, Bonito, Sand Bass, and Calico Bass.

To be able to test your angling skills and target such a great variety of fish species, you will need to obtain a fishing permit prior to the trip. Any angler aged 15 and under can fish without a license. If you are planning to fish Mexican waters, please bring your passport.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day - San Diego Mexican Waters
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    10 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 950
    up to 3 persons
    This trip will leave out of San Diego launch ramps. You will be fishing in Mexican waters so don't forget to bring your passport. All fishing gear, tackle, and frozen squid will be provided. Fishing permits (Mexican license is $12 per person and FMM visa is $27.76 per person) are not included. Your potential catch will include Marlin, Dorado (Mahi Mahi), Yellowfin Tuna, Bluefin Tuna, and Bonito.
  • Private trip
    Full Day - Catalina Island/Offshore
    In demand!
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    10 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 900
    up to 3 persons
    This trip will begin at 5 in the morning and last for about 11 hours. You will be fishing Catalina Island for Yellowtail, Bonito, Barracuda, Rockfish, Lingcod, Calico Bass, and more. Kids aged 15 and under don't need fishing permits, while the rest will have to purchase them ahead of time. The trip is for 2-3 adults. All fishing gear, tackle, live bait, and frozen squid are included.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip - Inshore Dana Point
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 750
    up to 3 persons
    This trip is ideal for those who want to have more time out on the water. You will be targeting Yellowtail Amberjack, Calico and Sand Bass, Halibut, Bonito, Sculpin, Rockfish, and Barracuda. Everything but fishing licenses for everyone aged 16 and over, will be provided.
  • Private trip
    1/2 Day Trip - Inshore Dana Point
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 550
    up to 3 persons
    On this trip, you will be fishing out of Dana Point with everything provided for the trip but fishing licenses. Your targets will include Calico and Sand Bass, Halibut, Bonito, Barracuda, Yellowtail, Rockfish, and Sculpin.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    3 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 425
    up to 3 persons
    On this trip, you will be fishing out of Dana Point for Yellowtail Amberjack, Barracuda, Sculpin, Calico Bass, Sand Bass, Halibut, and Bonita. All fishing gear, tackle, and frozen bait are included. The capacity for this trip is 2-3 adults or 2 adults and two small children. Fishing permits are not included. Kids 15 and under don't need fishing permits. Live bait can be purchased starting at $40.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Pacific)
Bonito
Calico Bass
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Halibut
Lingcod
Rockfish
Sculpin

Tuna (Bluefin)
Tuna (Yellowfin)
Yellowtail Amberjack

Boat Specs

Striper (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 2003. Powered by a 115HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 23 knots.

Length
19 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 3 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 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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
PayPal

About the Captain

Mark Austin
Dana Point, California, United States
Member since March 2015
25
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Reel To Reef Charters is operated by Captain Mark Austin. He is not only an avid angler but is also a former professional surfer. Mark enjoys getting his family, friends, and clients into wide open bites.
Response time: 1 hour
Response rate: 92%

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.91
out of 5 stars from 25 reviews
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Good experience
94%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
88%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
63%
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Tom Brockmann
St. Louis, MO
 5.00
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Half day trip with Captain Mark

VERIFIED   July 10, 2018
Great trip on short notice. Mark was very good with directions to him and helping us out with parking. Very helpful with gear...
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Helen Hoffman
Laguna Beach, CA
 5.00
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VERIFIED   September 15, 2018
Captain Mark was professional and knowledgeable! He began by reviewing boat safety and then we were off.  We went to seal...
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Sara Whitehouse
Oceanside, CA
 5.00
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Half day trip with captain mark

VERIFIED   September 9, 2018
I planned a trip for my husband and his friends. They had a great time and caught about 40 fish. Captain mark was very knowledgeable...
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Devita Ralston
Riverside, CA
 5.00
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Half day with Captain Mark

VERIFIED   August 16, 2018
Fishing was fun, Capt Mark was making sure we had a good time, comfortable and safe. We took some fish home, oh… he cleaned...
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Kyle Owen
Queen Creek, AZ
 5.00
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Fishing with Mark

VERIFIED   July 20, 2018
What an awesome trip with Mark!  We fished the kelp beds and caught over 100 fish!!  Mark is a great guy, and 1st...
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