Awol Sportfishing

Come aboard for a San Diego fishing experience of a lifetime! Awol Sportfishing provides private fishing charters customized to cater to all ages, experience levels, and time allotments. Depending on the time of year and the fish you’d like to catch, Captain Andrew Lasky offers trips of all different lengths to give you the opportunity to catch various prized fish.

Join him aboard and embark on your next fishing adventure in California!
You’ll fish a 28’ Boston Whaler center console. It runs on twin 250 HP Yamaha engines, uses full-featured navigation electronics, and can fish up to 5 anglers comfortably. The boat features a toilet, an ice-box, and 2 live bait tanks.

The fishery in San Diego is a year-round hot spot for fishing everything from Bluefin and Yellowfin Tuna, Yellowtail, and White Seabass to Mahi Mahi, Calico, Rockfish, Marlin, and more! Some of the fishing techniques you can try out include bottom fishing, trolling, jigging, kite fishing, and other. You can keep your catch if you want to and you’re welcome to bring kids on your trip if they are at least 4 years old.

Captain Andrew provides all the tackle, live bait, lures, snacks, and drinks. If you keep your catch, he offers free fish filleting as well. Before you depart, just make sure you have your fishing licenses and you’ll be set to go.

Spend a day fishing with Awol Sportfishing and have a terrific day on the water!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Lobster Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:45 PM
    Seasonal trip Nov 1 - Mar 1
    $550
    Five fun hours of Lobster fishing starting at 6:45 p.m.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 4 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $985
    Traveling along the local shoreline, you'll head out to fish off San Diego in search of Seabass, Yellowtail, Halibut, Calico Bass, and more, depending on the season. The trip starts at 6:30 a.m. and lasts for 6 hours.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:30 PM
    $985
    Traveling along the local shoreline, you'll head out to fish off San Diego in search of Yellowtail, Halibut, White Seabass, Calico Bass, and more, depending on the season. The trip starts at 6:30 a.m. and lasts for 6 hours.
  • Private trip
    9 Hour Trip – Local
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,375
    You will be fishing the local stretch of coastline, come and maximize your chances of catching Halibut, Yellowtail, Rockfish, White Sea Bass, Calico Bass, and more!
  • Private trip
    9 Hour Trip – Coronado Islands
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,895
    Head out to the incredible Coronado Islands for an action-packed day of fishing! The islands are great for Yellowtail, Rockfish, Lingcod, and Bass. This is the best spring trip for catching as much as you can get. Passports are required.
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip – Coronado Islands
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Nov 1
    $2,395
    Spend the full day fishing the incredible Coronado Islands, looking for Yellowtail, Barracuda, Bonito, Bass, and even occasional Tuna! Starting at 6:00 a.m., you and the captain will fish for 12 hours before returning to the dock at 6:00 p.m.
  • Private trip
    9 Hour Trip – Bluefin Tuna
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 5:30 AM
    $2,395
    Head out to offshore grounds and fish for Bluefin Tuna! May is historically a fantastic month to catch Bluefin Tuna in San Diego. Get in on your chance to take home some incredible sushi-grade Bluefin!
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip – Bluefin Tuna
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Mar 20 - Nov 1
    $2,795
    Give yourself the best opportunity to catch the fish of a lifetime! May Bluefin fishing has historically been fantastic in San Diego over the past few years. As of April, the crew's been seeing fish from 20 to 200+ pounds! It provides everything you'll need to catch this fish, all you should bring is a fishing license and a lunch.
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip – Trophy Bluefin Tuna
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 5:30 AM
    $3,295
    Spend the day offshore in search of Bluefin Tuna from 100 to 300+ pounds! We will fish everything from kites to helium balloons, with suspended frozen flying fish to try and catch you the fish of a lifetime. The best time of year is May-November.
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About the Captain

Andrew Lasky
San Diego, California, United States
7 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
37 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since August 2021
Captain Andrew Lasky has been fishing lakes and rivers as well as the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans for 20 years. He's had a passion for fishing over his entire career. After attending the University of Wisconsin, Captain Andrew changed career paths to follow his passion for fishing and has been running boats for different clients over the years. The captain holds a USCG Master Captain's License. He's a student of the game and loves to teach people that are new to fishing the ropes of how to catch and find fish on their own. When fishing with Awol, you can count on a safe, fun, and professional setting.

About this listing

Targeted Species

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

Halibut Halibut
Lingcod Lingcod
Rockfish Rockfish
Tuna (Bluefin) Bluefin Tuna

Tuna (Yellowfin) Yellowfin Tuna
Yellowtail Amberjack Yellowtail Amberjack

Boat Specs

Boston Whaler (Center console) originally built in 2009. Powered by 2 250HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 43 knots.

Length
28 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Kite Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
90 gallon custom and 40 gallon transom bait tanks.
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
90 gallon custom and 40 gallon transom bait tanks.
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 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 children under the age of 4
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
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
out of 5 stars from 37 reviews
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
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Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Half Day with Captain Andrew
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Angler Rating
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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
90%
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Norton P.
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Full Day Trip- Mexico

VERIFIED   9 Hour Trip – Coronado Islands on February 19, 2022
We had a great time fishing with Captain Andrew.  The boat was in great condition and as described.  Andrew was very responsive...
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Wayne E.
Adams, TN
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VERIFIED   NEW  6 Hour Trip (AM) on June 6, 2022
Captain Taylor guided us on our six hour nearshore trip where we went for Yellowtail and Calico Bass. The experience was a...
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Bradley C.
Apple Valley, CA
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4 hour trip with Captain of the boat Andrew

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – December Special AM on December 6, 2021
Well for starters before the trip even started Andrew was more than helpful on where to meet where to park and what to bring....
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Kevin B.
Princeton, Kentucky
Excellent
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Yellowtail and bonito feast!

9 Hour Trip – Coronado Islands on November 9, 2021
I travelled to San Diego last week to visit friends, and they surprised me with a 3/4 day fishing trip with Awol Sportfishing....
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Samuel B.
United States
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Half Day Trip

6 Hour Trip (AM) on November 5, 2021
Have been on several trips with these guys and it’s always a great time and they are always so professional. They have everything...
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FAQs about Awol Sportfishing

Awol Sportfishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • $550 per group - 5 Hour Trip – Lobster Fishing (5 hours)
  • $985 per group - 6 Hour Trip (AM) (6 hours)
  • $985 per group - 6 Hour Trip (PM) (6 hours)
  • $1,375 per group - 9 Hour Trip – Local (9 hours)
  • $1,895 per group - 9 Hour Trip – Coronado Islands (9 hours)
  • $2,395 per group - 12 Hour Trip – Coronado Islands (12 hours)
  • $2,395 per group - 9 Hour Trip – Bluefin Tuna (9 hours)
  • $2,795 per group - 12 Hour Trip – Bluefin Tuna (12 hours)
  • $3,295 per group - 12 Hour Trip – Trophy Bluefin Tuna (12 hours)

When you book a trip with Awol Sportfishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well (90 gallon custom and 40 gallon transom bait tanks.)
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Awol Sportfishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks
  • Drinks

Awol Sportfishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing

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

Top targeted fish species with Awol Sportfishing include:
  • Barracuda (Pacific)
  • Bonito
  • Calico Bass
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Halibut
  • Lingcod
  • Rockfish
  • Tuna (Bluefin)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Yellowtail Amberjack