Explore some great fishing out in the San Francisco Bay with SF Boat Support, a family business specializing in luxury fishing charters. Captain Brent McLain and crew we have over 30 years of experience in fishing and boating under their belts. They are open to customizing your trip however you want to do it, and their main goal is for you to have fun!

Join them on Bravo – their 43’ Delta charter fishing vessel certified for 46 passengers. When it comes to fishing, up to 12 anglers can hop aboard. The boat is powered by twin 800 HP Caterpillar engines making it a beast on the water! It also features a walkaround bow that provides you with ample room for reeling in those monster fish.

It’s a great vessel for corporate retreats, business events, family reunions, or just a great time with your friends! Capt. Brent and Mylan have hosted corporate retreats for some of the largest companies, such as Google, RedBull, and Warner Brothers, so they know what they’re doing.

You’ll find the waters of the San Francisco Bay are some of the richest when it comes to the variety of species that inhabit them. Use this chance to reel in some of the prized fish of the area, including Bass, Halibut, Salmon, Rockfish, Lingcod, and Tuna.

Leopard Sharks are a great target, especially for some quality family fun. This beautiful species are fun to catch, and the kids love them! Capt. Brent does spearfishing trips as well, for up to 10 anglers, so if you’re looking for a real adrenaline rush, this is the one to choose. Pack your diving gear and spearfishing equipment, and you’re all set!

All you need to do is buy a fishing license, which you can do online, and you’re ready to have fun! Pack some clothes, some snacks and drinks for your refreshment, and hop aboard. Rods can be rented for $10 per angler.

SF Boat Support will show you a great time, so book now for a great San Francisco fishing adventure!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM) – The SF Bay
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,900
    Get ready for an unforgettable adventure in the San Francisco Bay! You'll have the whole morning to target Striped Bass, White Seabass, Halibut, and many more. Just get your fishing license online and meet Capt. Brent down at the pier. Feel free to bring some snacks and drinks and also be sure to pack up extra layers of clothing or a coat in case it's a little windy! Rods can be rented onboard for $10 per angler.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM) – The SF Bay
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    $1,900
    Get ready to explore the San Francisco Bay with SF Boat Support! On this trip, your main target species are White Seabass and Striped Bass. You can also catch Halibut and many other species as well. Just be sure to purchase your fishing license before the trip and bring along some snacks and drinks as well. Also, make sure to pack extra layers of clothing in case it gets a little chilly on the water! Rods can be rented onboard for $10 per angler.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $3,800
    Spend 8-hour target the many fish species inhabiting the waters out of San Francisco. Just make sure to get your fishing license before the trip and pack extra layers. Also, feel free to bring your own food and drinks to stay refreshed throughout the day. Rods can be rented onboard for $10 per angler.
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About the Charter Operator

Sf Boat Support
San Francisco, California, United States
ID & License verified
53 Customer reviews
Response time 8 hours
Member since May 2019
Captain Brent McLain is a local San Francisco fisherman and has worked in the boating and fishing industry for over 30 years. He grew up fishing Salmon and Rockfish on the Pacific Ocean and always had an affinity for being out on the water. He’s a US Coast Guard Master Mariner with vast knowledge in local fisheries, boating, water safety, and diving operations. The only thing Capt. Brent loves more than catchin’ big fish is helping others do the same and seeing the smiles on their faces once they finally land a keeper! Join SF Boat Support today and get ready to load up the captain’s boat with delicious fish!

About this listing

Targeted species

Bass (Striped) Striped Bass
Halibut Halibut
Lingcod Lingcod
Rockfish Rockfish

Boat specs

Delta (Express cruiser) originally built in 1976, and restored in 2021. Powered by 2 400HP Caterpillar engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 18 knots.

Length
43 ft
Capacity
15 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
10–20 miles
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Handline
Spearfishing
Please bring your own gear
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Private head
GPS
Garmin
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator

Trip includes

Live Bait
If available
Lures
First Mate
Tips are always appreciated!

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 agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
Ages 5 and up
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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
Checks
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 5% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
out of 5 stars from 12 reviews
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (6)
Half day with captain Brent
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
92%
Appropriate for children
83%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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David P.
San Ramon, CA
Excellent
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Full day trip with captain Mike

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on August 14, 2022
What a great day out on the water with Captain Mike and his deckhand Lucas! We went out for salmon caught a 22lb 25lb and 30...
David P. recommends SF Boat Support – Bravo
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Clark M.
San Francisco, CA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
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Half Day on the Bay

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) – The SF Bay on August 12, 2022
We had a great time on the bay, fishing the best catch for the afternoon outing. (go early if you want a chance at the salmon)...
Clark M. recommends SF Boat Support – Bravo
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Jorge R.
San Jose, CA
Excellent
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Experience:
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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AM Half Day Trip with Mike

VERIFIED   Special 4 hours trip for Jorge Rodriguez on August 13, 2022
Mike’s a cool guy. Will work with you on any needs. Highly recommended. We signed up for Halibut, but not all my party were...
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Marietta S.
Citrus Heights, CA
Excellent
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Excellent
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Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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Half day with captain Brent

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) – The SF Bay on October 2, 2022
Trip was great 👍 Captain Brent and Alex were very professional and very kind, we are enjoyed the trip and had lots of fun!...
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GREGORY M.
Lawrenceville, GA
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Half day trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) – The SF Bay on October 1, 2022
We had a good time definitely recommend.
GREGORY M. recommends SF Boat Support – Bravo
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FAQs about SF Boat Support – Bravo

SF Boat Support – Bravo offers the following trips to customers:
  • $1,900 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) – The SF Bay (4 hours)
  • $1,900 per group - Half Day Trip (PM) – The SF Bay (4 hours)
  • $3,800 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with SF Boat Support – Bravo, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet Private head
  • GPS Garmin
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with SF Boat Support – Bravo include:
  • Live Bait (If available )
  • Lures
  • First Mate (Tips are always appreciated! )

SF Boat Support – Bravo offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing (10–20 miles )
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

SF Boat Support – Bravo offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Handline
  • Spearfishing (Please bring your own gear )
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with SF Boat Support – Bravo include:
  • Bass (Striped)
  • Halibut
  • Lingcod
  • Rockfish
  • Salmon (Chinook)
  • Seabass (White)
  • Shark (Leopard)
  • Tuna (Albacore)