Bubba Jean Sportfishing

Explore the waters of the west coast with Bubba Jean Sportfishing! Captain Mike has over 40 years of experience fishing San Diego Bay, both inshore and offshore waters, as well as the Coronado Islands. Having a guide that experienced is always a plus, especially if you’re a novice angler or simply don’t have much experience fishing around San Diego Bay.

The adventure starts on a 28’ Albemarle boat. This express cruiser accommodates up to 4 guests with ease, providing a safe and comfortable ride at all times. She’s powered by twin 240 HP Yanmar engines, features modern navigational electronics, a multimedia system, and a live bait tank. For your convenience, there’s a private toilet on board, as well as a microwave for hot drinks and snacks.

There are all kinds of fish you can catch here, depending on your technique and how far you go off the shore. You can target Mahi Mahi, Rockfish, Halibut, Calico Bass, several types of Tuna, Yellowtail, and Lingcod.

When you catch the fish, it will be immediately iced. Your catch can be picked up at the dock for processing. All fishing equipment is covered by the crew and they will also prepare drinking water. You’ll need to purchase your fishing license and pack some snacks.

You’ll have a safe and fun trip while Captain Mike puts you on the fish! Join Bubba Jean Sportfishing!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip – Bluefin Tuna
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $2,300
    This trip targets the big Bluefin in the local waters. The price includes Kite, Helium, and 3 Flying Fish (when available). The starting time of this trip may be changed, depending upon the bite, current conditions, and the season. Keep in mind that there's a $300 fuel surcharge for trips exceeding 50 miles from Point Loma.
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip – Offshore
    In demand! Last booked: 2 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $2,100
    This trip fishes the offshore banks and kelp paddies for Yellowtail, Tuna, Dorado, Sharks, etc. Price includes Mexican documents you'll need for fishing. Pack some food and drinks and you're ready to go. Keep in mind there's a $300 fuel surcharge for trips exceeding 50 miles from Point Loma.
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip – Coronado Islands
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,800
    You'll be fishing for a wide range of species, including Yellowtail, Tuna, Dorado, Sharks, Rockfish, Halibut, White Sea Bass, and more. You must bring an unexpired passport or passport card on this trip. Prices include Mexican documents. Please contact the crew at least 5 days before your trip to provide the necessary information for these documents. Please get in touch with the crew at least 2 days before your trip to provide the necessary information for these documents.
  • Private trip
    9 Hour Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,800
    This trip targets Yellowtail, Tuna, Dorado, and Sharks. The crew will cover all of the fishing equipment and fishing license you'll need for Mexican waters. Keep in mind there's an additional $300 fuel surcharge for trips exceeding 50 miles from Point Loma.
  • Private trip
    9 Hour Trip – Coronado Islands
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,500
    You'll be fishing for a wide range of species, including Rockfish, Dorado (Mahi Mahi), Yellowtail, Tuna, Sharks, Halibut, White Sea Bass, and more. You must bring an unexpired passport or passport card on this trip. Please get in touch with the crew at least 2 days before your trip to provide the necessary information for these documents.
  • Private trip
    9 Hour Trip – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,200
    Fish the Local flats and kelp beds for Bass, Bonito, Halibut, White Sea Bass, etc. Small fish will be cleaned and bagged, so you can prepare it when you get home. All fishing equipment is covered.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Inshore
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,000
    Fish for Bass, Bonito, Halibut, White Sea Bass, etc. from the local flats and kelp beds. You don't need to be an experienced angler to join this adventure. The crew will show you everything you need to know right on the spot.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Bay (AM) (4MAX)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $900
    Fish the San Diego Bay for Halibut, Corvina, Bass, Cortez Bonefish, etc. Small fish will be cleaned and bagged by the crew, so you can stash your freezer with tasty fish fillets. Just pack some snacks and drinks. Bay trips are limited to 4 persons for the optimum fishing experience.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Bay (AM) (4MAX)
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $700
    A great way to spend time with the family fishing San Diego Bay for Halibut, Corvina, Bass, Cortez Bonefish, etc. Small fish caught and kept on this trip will be cleaned and bagged. Let your kids catch their first fish and fall in love with fishing! Bay trips are limited to 4 persons for the optimum fishing experience.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Bay (PM) (4MAX)
    Just booked! Last booked: 6 hours ago
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $700
    A great way to spend time with your family. Take an afternoon off and go fishing San Diego Bay for Halibut, Corvina, Bass, Cortez Bonefish, etc. Small fish will be cleaned and bagged for you. All fishing equipment is covered by the crew. Bay trips are limited to 4 persons for the optimum fishing experience.
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About the Captain

Mike Long
San Diego, California, United States
22 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
39 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since August 2020
I've been fishing since my Mom introduced the sport to me in the late 1960s. I began to fish offshore for pelagics in my teen years. That led to me running my buddies' boats offshore, till I purchased my own offshore boat in 2009.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Calico Bass Calico Bass
California Sheephead California Sheephead
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Halibut Halibut

Lingcod Lingcod
Rockfish Rockfish
Seabass (White) Seabass (White)
Tuna (Bluefin) Tuna (Bluefin)

Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)

Boat Specs

Albemarle (Express cruiser) originally built in 1999. Powered by 2 240HP Yanmar engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 22 knots.

Length
28 ft
Capacity
4 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
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Kite Fishing
Bowfishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

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

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Snacks
Drinks

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 14 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
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

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3.5% fee.

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Recent Fishing Reports

Happy Saturday for this customer!!
Happy Saturday for this customer!!
September 11, 2021
30" Beast caught today!
Fishing on the Bay is Good!!
Fishing on the Bay is Good!!
September 7, 2021
This 17.5" Barred Sand Bass was caught on today's trip! A really nice-sized fish.

Customer Reviews

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Half day morning trip
Halibut action!
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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
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Catch intended fish
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Pamela D.
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6 hour Inshore

VERIFIED   NEW  6 Hour Trip – Inshore on September 23, 2021
This is was a Georgia mother-sons trip to SoCal and this fishing trip was a great one to remember for a lifetime. We caught...
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San Diego, CA
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Bay (PM) (4MAX) on July 29, 2021
Captain Mike is a season expert in finding fish. I have been on many fishing trips, and I never had a captain so well experience...
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Just book your trip with Bubba Jean

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Bay (AM) (4MAX) on June 11, 2021
The duo of Captain Mike and his Wife Karen were amazing. Karen called the day before to ensure everything was good, answered...
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San Diego, CA
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9 Hour Inshore

VERIFIED   NEW  9 Hour Trip – Inshore on September 12, 2021
We had a great day of fishing with Captain Mike! He was professional, experienced, and personable. He worked hard in getting...
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Riverside, CA
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6 Hour Trip with Captain Mike

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Inshore on August 6, 2021
Mike and his wife were great, helped us every step of the way to make sure we had the best time possible. From grabbing bait...
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FAQs about Bubba Jean Sportfishing

Bubba Jean Sportfishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • $700 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Bay (AM) (4MAX) (4 hours)
  • $700 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Bay (PM) (4MAX) (4 hours)
  • $900 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Bay (AM) (4MAX) (6 hours)
  • $1,000 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Inshore (6 hours)
  • $1,200 per group - 9 Hour Trip – Inshore (9 hours)
  • $1,500 per group - 9 Hour Trip – Coronado Islands (9 hours)
  • $1,800 per group - 12 Hour Trip – Coronado Islands (12 hours)
  • $1,800 per group - 9 Hour Trip – Offshore (9 hours)
  • $2,100 per group - 12 Hour Trip – Offshore (12 hours)
  • $2,300 per group - 12 Hour Trip – Bluefin Tuna (12 hours)

When you book a trip with Bubba Jean Sportfishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Live Bait Well
  • Kitchen (Microwave; not a true kitchen)
  • Refrigerator
  • Multimedia System
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Bubba Jean Sportfishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (optional, if you don't wish to bring your own)
  • Live Bait
  • Lures (jigs)
  • Snacks (chips, candy, etc. )
  • Drinks (bottled water)

Bubba Jean Sportfishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

Bubba Jean Sportfishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing
  • Kite Fishing
  • Bowfishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Bubba Jean Sportfishing include:
  • Calico Bass
  • California Sheephead
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Halibut
  • Lingcod
  • Rockfish
  • Seabass (White)
  • Tuna (Bluefin)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)