People love Southern California for a lot of reasons, and fishing is one of those! Head out with TD Tradition Charters and explore the waters from San Pedro to Mexico with Captain Tom Durr. He’s got over 50 years of experience and passionate world-class staff who make sure your trip is a lot of fun!

Hop aboard "Judith Ann II," a 32’ Lurhs motor yacht. This luxury sportfishing vessel has a cruising speed of 20 knots and is powered by twin Yanmar Diesel engines. She also has an incredible tower for offshore fishing, a large bait capacity, and is equipped with Furuno Electronics and Navigation Radar. 

When it comes to amenities she’s loaded with everything including a generator, T.V., fridge, freezer microwave, stove-top, coffee maker, and spacious salon for dining. The full restroom makes long trips more comfortable and the staterooms provide sleeping quarters for up to 5 anglers.

These waters are stocked with fish. Opt to stay closer to shore and you’ll hook into Calico Bass, California Sheephead, California Halibut, and Rockfish. If deeper waters are your calling you can expect to find a variety of Tuna, including Yellowfin and Bluefin, as well as Striped Marlin.

You’ll be provided with all the conventional spinning tackle you need for a successful day on the water. If you’d like to fly fish instead, feel free to bring along your gear – just let your captain know ahead of time. The same goes for bowfishing!

Help yourself to chips, candy, and bottled water your captain provides or feel free to bring your own snacks. Most importantly, don’t forget to pick up a valid California fishing license before heading out.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Catalina Island
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $2,400
    Everybody knows the waters around Catalina Island are a fish magnet. Spend 12 hours making the most of them and you could get your hands on Yellowtail, White Seabass, Barracuda, Bonito, Halibut, Calico Bass, and an assortment of bottom fish.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Local fishing
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,800
    Come fish some of the best local spots Southern California has to offer from Palos Verdes Peninsula, the Horshoe Kelp and the Huntington Flats.
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About the Captain

Tom Durr
Los Angeles, California, United States
Angler's Choice
13 Customer Reviews
Response time 5 hours
Member since February 2020
Captain Tom Durr started fishing and working on boats when he was just 19 years old. Now, at 76, he's still going just as strong as ever. He doesn't regret a single day he's spent on the waters and knows that being in the fishing business was the perfect choice for him. He loves to take both novice and pros out on the water and is great with youngsters. Let's get out and catch some fish!

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Targeted Species

Barracuda (Pacific) Pacific Barracuda
Bonito Bonito
Calico Bass Calico Bass
California Sheephead California Sheephead

Halibut Halibut
Marlin (Striped) Striped Marlin
Rockfish Rockfish
Sculpin Sculpin

Tuna (Albacore) Albacore Tuna
Tuna (Bluefin) Bluefin Tuna
Tuna (Yellowfin) Yellowfin Tuna
Yellowtail Amberjack Yellowtail Amberjack

Boat Specs

Luhrs (Motor yacht) originally built in 1995. Powered by 2 315HP Yanmar engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

Length
32 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Drift Fishing
Kite Fishing
Bowfishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

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

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 30 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 30 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
No Alcohol
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Disabled Accessible

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
Checks
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3.5% charge will apply.

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Customer Reviews

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Satisfied with the boat
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Catch intended fish
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Dylan E.
Torrance, California
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Awesome !!! Had such a great time.

VERIFIED   NEW  3/4 Day Local fishing on November 7, 2021
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Jennifer A.
Hermosa Beach, CA
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Weekend on April 10, 2021
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Anthony K.
Sherman Oaks, CA
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Full day Catalina

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Catalina/Weekend on October 17, 2020
This charter was excellent!! The boat was nice and clean and plenty of room for 3 people + captain and first mate. Captain...
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Mark R.
West Hollywood, CA
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Great fishing and great service!

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Catalina/Weekend on September 6, 2020
Great customer service from beginning to end.  The quick replies and constant communication was very helpful.  We actually...
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Steve K.
Los Angeles, CA
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Weekend on September 5, 2020
It was a great fishing trip. Staffs were so great & kind.  We all, include my 13yrs son ended up with great numbers...
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FAQs about TD Tradition Charters

TD Tradition Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $1,800 per group - 3/4 Day Local fishing (9 hours)
  • $2,400 per group - Full Day Catalina Island (12 hours)

When you book a trip with TD Tradition Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Live Bait Well
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with TD Tradition Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks
  • Drinks (Bottled water )
  • First Mate (Tips appreciated)

TD Tradition Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

TD Tradition Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Drift Fishing
  • Kite Fishing
  • Bowfishing (Bring your own gear )
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with TD Tradition Charters include:
  • Barracuda (Pacific)
  • Bonito
  • Calico Bass
  • California Sheephead
  • Halibut
  • Marlin (Striped)
  • Rockfish
  • Sculpin
  • Tuna (Albacore)
  • Tuna (Bluefin)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Yellowtail Amberjack