Come join Captain Dan for a fun filled day fishing our beautiful waters of San Diego.

Your fishing adventure starts on a 24’ Key West,  that can safely take up to 4 anglers. It offers a full walk around deck with plenty of fishing area. All the latest electronics to help safely navigate to the fishing grounds, and to help find fish. It’s also equipped with two livewells to hold plenty of live bait for any style of fishing.

All rods, reels, and tackle are included in the price. Please make sure to buy a valid fishing license ahead of time. Your fish will be cleaned, or filleted upon request, at no extra charge.

Whether you want to go offshore in search of some Tuna or Dorado, cruise around the Coronados for some yellowtail or some amazing rockfish, or just a relaxing day at our local kelp beds or bay. The Slot Machine offers it all. Book your trip now and hit the water with SD Slot Machine Charter.



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  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 2 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $650
    We fish right outside the point on our local kelpbeds. Targeting Sheephead, Whitefish, Rockfish, Calico Bass, Bonito, Barracuda, and even Yellowtail and White Sea Bass.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    Just booked! Last booked: 3 hours ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $900
    The 3/4 day offers a little more range of fishing. It allows 20 mile round trip anywhere along our coast. Targeting Sheephead, Whitefish, Lingcod, Halibut, Rockfish, Calico bass, Barracuda, Bonita, Yellowtail, and White Sea Bass.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Coronado / 9-Mile
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $1,400
    The full day trip to the Coronado or the 9-mile banks is a 30-mile round trip. A chance to catch Bluefin or Yellowfin, Yellowtail, Dorado, Bonito, or do some of our best rockfishing. California and Mexican fishing licenses are required.
  • Private trip
    Extended Full Day Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Mar 1 - Dec 31
    $1,600
    The full day offshore trip brings 11-12 hours of fishing our local and Mexican banks, with a range of 120 miles round trip. Targeting Bluefin, Yellowfin, Skipjack, Bonito, Dorado, Yellowtail, and Marlin. California and Mexican licenses are necessary for this trip.
  • Private trip
    Extended Full Day – Kite Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Mar 1 - Dec 31
    $2,200
    This trip is a full day of offshore kite fishing for giant Bluefin Tuna. It is 12- 13 hours of fishing our local and Mexican banks, with a range of 150 miles round trip. Everything needed for kite fishing is included in this package, including 6 frozen flyers. California and Mexican licenses are necessary for this trip.
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About the Captain

Daniel Boney
San Diego, California, United States
ID & License verified
8 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since October 2021
I am a San Diego native, been fishing these waters since I was 5.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Pacific) Pacific Barracuda
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Halibut Halibut
Lingcod Lingcod

Seabass (White) White Seabass
Tuna (Albacore) Albacore Tuna
Tuna (Bluefin) Bluefin Tuna
Tuna (Skipjack) Skipjack Tuna

Tuna (Yellowfin) Yellowfin Tuna
Yellowtail Amberjack Yellowtail Amberjack

Boat Specs

KEYWEST (Center console) originally built in 1999. Powered by a 200HP 200 VCT Yamaha 4 stroke 2013 engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 32 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Popping
Kite Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

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

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting

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 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
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Pay online in full

Pay online in full through FishingBooker and avoid any additional costs or unnecessary hassle with carrying cash.

No additional fees.
Book with 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3.5% charge will apply.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
out of 5 stars from 8 reviews
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Angler Rating
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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
100%
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Bryan T.
Burlington, WI
Excellent
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Crew
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Great day on the water

VERIFIED   NEW  3/4 Day Trip on June 20, 2022
My son and I visited San Diego with the intent to fish and take a charter on the ocean.  We chose sd slot machine fishing...
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Jaclyn G.
Lemon Grove, CA
Excellent
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Great Day on the Bay

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip on June 19, 2022
Dan was a wonderful captain. We got to catch fish - it was a perfect fathers day experience! multiple fins up !
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Ben D.
Ipswich, MA
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Great 3/4 day trip

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on February 5, 2022
Dan was early, organised, had everything we needed (including fishing poles etc). The boat has a nice feature that keeps you...
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Jeremy M.
Palmer, AK
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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Morning trip, late March.

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on March 27, 2022
Had a great time with Capitan Dan. He was very friendly and knowledgeable. Weather was good and water was awesome. We caught...
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Jeremy D.
Winchester, CA
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June fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip on June 11, 2022
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FAQs about SD Slot Machine Charter

SD Slot Machine Charter offers the following trips to customers:
  • $650 per group - Half Day Trip (5 hours)
  • $900 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (8 hours)
  • $1,400 per group - Full Day Trip – Coronado / 9-Mile (10 hours)
  • $1,600 per group - Extended Full Day Trip – Offshore (12 hours)
  • $2,200 per group - Extended Full Day – Kite Fishing (12 hours)

When you book a trip with SD Slot Machine Charter, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder (Equipped with a 2020 Simrad GO XSE )
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with SD Slot Machine Charter include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Catch cleaning & filleting

SD Slot Machine Charter offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

SD Slot Machine Charter offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Kite Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with SD Slot Machine Charter include:
  • Barracuda (Pacific)
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Halibut
  • Lingcod
  • Seabass (White)
  • Tuna (Albacore)
  • Tuna (Bluefin)
  • Tuna (Skipjack)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Yellowtail Amberjack