Fin Runner Sportfishing Charters

(10) In high demand!
1115 9th Street
Coronado CA, United States

Capt. Brian Morris grew up in a sport fishing, commercial fishing, and world renowned boat building community on the Outer Banks of North Carolina some 43 years ago, and has been immersed in that lifestyle and fishing ever since. He has fished all over the world, having cast his line in the east coast of the United States, Alaska, Micronesia,  Panama, Hawaii, as well as in beautiful Southern California. His best decision in his life was to make a huge effort to fish around the world, learn new fisheries, and explore different cultures. He has been fishing Southern California for 13 years now, and holds a USCG 100 tons Masters license. 

The Fin Runner is a 2014 custom Carolina built center console that measures a spacious 29 ft and is powered by two 2013 Yamaha four stroke 150HP engines. Capt. Brian had the boat built for one thing, and that is fishing. If there’s a big fish on, you can walk all the way around the entire boat to make sure it ends up in the fish box. Top of the line Raymarine electronics as well as Avet and Penn tackle will ensure that you’re fishing in style.

Capt. Brian employs a wide range of fishing methods, including deep sea fishing, fishing with live bait and artificial lures, sight casting, Shark fishing, kite fishing, bottom fishing, bay/ inshore fishing, and spearfishing. He targets a wide range of species, including Marlin, Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Mako Sharks, Yellowtail, Hallibut, Sea Bass, and many more.

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Boat Specs

Maycraft (Center console) originally built in 2014. Powered by 2 150HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 32 knots.

29 ft
4 persons
Types of Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Close to beaches, San Diego Bay
Nearshore Fishing
1-4 miles offshore
Offshore Fishing
1-40 miles offshore and may include Mexican waters
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Kite Fishing
Targeted Species
California Corbina
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)


Marlin (Blue)
Marlin (Striped)

Seabass (White)

Tuna (Bluefin)
Tuna (Yellowfin)

Yellowtail Amberjack
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Fly Fishing Equipment
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Air Conditioning
Life Jackets
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License
Fly Fishing Equipment
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 7 days before the trip date.
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.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Crew Keeps Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Catch and Release Mandatory
Calico Bass, Marlin
Disabled Accessible

10% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the captain on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods: Cash, Visa, Mastercard, American Express.

About the Captain

Brian Morris
Coronado, California, United States
Member since January 2016
I grew up fishing for fun and work as a child. If we weren't fishing with my dad my mom would drop us off somewhere with our fishing rods and tackle and fish in the ocean, rivers, or sound until dark. Growing up in a fishing and boat building community really taught me the importance of the ocean and how it's food chain depends on we as a society to help sustain it. I love hunting for and catching fish but I also love teaching people about different species and how the food chain depends on each. At the ripe age of eight, I caught my first billfish in the Gulf Stream off the east coast. It was a sailfish and I knew from that instance that someday I would be a charter boat captain. Do what you love, love what you do. After working on all kinds of vessels from sport fishing yachts, container ships, to different types of commercial fishing vessels I've made being a charter boat captain my number one priority. At the age of 43, this is all I do for a living.
Response time: 2 hours
Response rate: 100%

Customer Reviews

4.67 out of 5 stars from 10 reviews

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After looking at the reviews of the different guides and boats on FishingBooker for what ever reason I kept coming back to Brian and the Fin Runner and I’m sure glad I did.  As soon as I booked our reservation Brain called to let me know he had received it and would be contacting me later with all the details, which he did. We had booked for in the morning but Brain asked if we could change to the afternoon, which was great for my wife since she isn’t a morning person.  He was at the marina on time with a huge smile on his face and made as feel like family the minute he introduced himself.  Once underway is was very professional but yet still a hoot.  He explained where and what we going to fish for and told us what to expect.  He also told us (which we know because we do a lot of trout fishing on our own boat back home) that fish are finicky and just because they are at one spot in the morning they may not be at that same spot in the afternoon.  Brain worked his fanny off to get us to the right spots and he did.  We didn’t catch a lot of fish but we caught fish and had a great time doing it.  This guy is a true professional and such a fun person to fish with, he is worth every penny and then some.  I will defiantly fish with him again, as we had a great time and we consider him a friend.

Brent & Susie Chistensen
Sandy Utah.

Brent Christensen  • Fished March 10, 2017
Brian Morris (The Captain)
Replied to this review on March 14, 2017

Thanks so much for fishing with me guys! I had a great time. Also, taking your wife Susie fishing for her birthday was the best thing a man can do for his wife. It was great to see her laughing while out fishing us with different species of bass and a halibut

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We had a great time. Brian tried his best to get us on halibut, unfortunately we were unable to find any. We had fun catching all the other species in the bay though.

I do have to point out it was very foggy and probably not the best day to be out. So I believe, it really could not have gone any better.

Thank you to Finn Runner and Capt. Brian Morris for the good time.

Kelsey Thomas  • Fished February 10, 2017
Brian Morris (The Captain)
Replied to this review on February 11, 2017

Thanks so much for fishing with me this morning! You’re quality people and I enjoyed your company not to overlook good conversation. We definitely had three different weather patterns working against us but you fished hard and had a good catch of calico, spotted, and barred bay bass.
Don’t worry, there’s two big halibuts here with your names on them!

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David Ropp  • Fished January 7, 2017
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