LEAHKLEA Sportfishing

LEAHKLEA Sportfishing is located in Los Angeles in San Pedro waters minutes away from the open ocean so you won’t spend too much time in the harbor. We are all about customer service so you will get the best service here. And will guarantee to put fish on your line. Come out to make the best memories happen.

A 100 Ton USCG captain and CPR-certified. Capt. Roger has 32 years of experience, so you will definitely go home with fish guaranteed. He will do his best to make sure you have a fun day full of fishing. This involves 4 to 12-hour trips, mainly fishing for Yellowtail, Halibut, Tuna, California Sheephead, Mahi Mahi, Barracuda, Calico Bass, Rockfish, and Red Snapper, depending on the season and conditions on the day. On these trips, you can expect to use techniques such as light tackle, heavy tackle, bottom fishing, big game fishing, and jigging.

Your fishing adventure starts on a 34ft Albin custom boat that can safely take up to 6 anglers to the island and up to 6 anglers to the local waters. This boat comes with a full bathroom and shower.  and an ice-box.

The boat provides Shimano Baitrunner spinners for beginners and also has conventional reels for heavy game. We do have 2 electrical reels on board for deep drops when the captain decides they should be used. We also provide all hooks, weights, and bait. You can bring your own fishing poles if you like. If you are 16 and older, please make sure to bring a valid fishing license ahead of time. The crew will clean and fillet your catch for you to take home at the end of the trip. Before you depart, just pack some food and drinks, and don’t forget your sunscreen and fishing licenses. We offer the best customer service on the waters so please take care of the crew to show that you appreciate it.

Book your trip now and hit the water with LEAHKLEA Sportfishing to have the best experience guaranteed. SHE IS THE BEST IN FISHING COMFORT



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    3hr taste of the ocean
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $700
    Just to get out on the water for 2 hours. We will see marine life such as seals, dolphins, and sometimes whales. We fish outside the break wall up to 2 miles out to target Bass, Rockfish, Sculpin, Sheepshead, Barracuda, and Halibut. Customers 16+ must purchase a California fishing license prior to the trip. Please take care of your crew, they will provide you with the best customer service, 15-20% is the average tip.
  • Private trip
    3hr Taste of the ocean
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 11:00 AM
    US $700
    Just to get out on the water for 2 hours. We will see marine life such as seals, dolphins, and sometimes whales. We fish outside the break wall up to 2 miles out to target Bass, Rockfish, Sculpin, Sheepshead, Barracuda, and Halibut. Customers 16+ must purchase a California fishing license prior to the trip. Please take care of your crew, they will provide you with the best customer service, 15-20% is the average tip.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Coastal
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $900
    Just to get out on the water for a few hours. Fishing outside the break wall up to 5 miles out to target Bass, Rockfish, Sculpin, Sheepshead, Barracuda, Halibut, and if lucky, you can get Yellowtail on summer days. Customers 16+ must purchase a California fishing license prior to the trip. Please take care of your crew, they will provide you with the best customer service, 15-20% is the average tip.
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Halibut
    Halibut
    Lingcod
    Lingcod
    Bonito
    Bonito
    California Sheephead
    California Sheephead
    Rockfish
    Rockfish
    Calico Bass
    Calico Bass
  • Private trip
    4hr trip coastal (pm)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    US $900
    Just to get out on the water for a few hours. Fishing outside the break wall up to 5 miles out to target Bass, Rockfish, Sculpin, Sheepshead, Barracuda, Halibut, and if lucky, you can get Yellowtail on summer days. Customers 16+ must purchase a California fishing license prior to the trip. Please take care of your crew, they will provide you with the best customer service, 15-20% is the average tip.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Coastal (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    US $1,050
    Fishing outside the break wall up to 10 miles out to target Bass, Rockfish, Sculpin, Sheepshead, Barracuda, Halibut, and if lucky, you can get Yellowtail on summer days. Customers 16+ must purchase a California fishing license prior to the trip. Please take care of your crew, they will provide you with the best customer service, 15-20% is the average tip.
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Halibut
    Halibut
    California Sheephead
    California Sheephead
    Rockfish
    Rockfish
    Calico Bass
    Calico Bass
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Coastal (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    US $1,050
    Fishing outside the break wall up to 10 miles out to target Bass, Rockfish, Sculpin, Sheepshead, Barracuda, Halibut, and if lucky, you can get Yellowtail on summer days. Customers 16+ must purchase a California fishing license prior to the trip. Please take care of your crew, they will provide you with the best customer service, 15-20% is the average tip.
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Halibut
    Halibut
    Lingcod
    Lingcod
    Bonito
    Bonito
    California Sheephead
    California Sheephead
    Rockfish
    Rockfish
    Calico Bass
    Calico Bass
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Catalina Departure
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US $1,650
    If you're staying on an island such as Avalon or Two Harbors, you can book a 8-hour trip of fishing and drop off back on the island. You will aim to catch Yellowtail, Calico Bass, Barracuda, Bonito, Rockfish, and sometimes White Seabass. Customers 16+ must purchase a California fishing license prior to the trip. The trip departs from Catalina at 7:00 a.m. and drop-off is at 1:00 p.m. Please take care of your crew, it will provide you with the best customer service, 15-20% is the average tip.
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Tuna (Yellowfin)
    Yellowfin Tuna
    Halibut
    Halibut
    Lingcod
    Lingcod
    Bonito
    Bonito
    California Sheephead
    California Sheephead
    Rockfish
    Rockfish
    Calico Bass
    Calico Bass
  • Private trip
    9 Hour Trip – Catalina Island
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US $1,700
    Come out to see the famous Catalina Island. Beautiful sightseeing and excellent fishing are just an hour away. You can usually catch Calico Bass, Barracuda, Seabass, Bonito, Yellowtail, and Rockfish. Customers 16+ must purchase a California fishing license prior to the trip. Please take care of your crew they, will provide you with the best customer service, 15-20% is the average tip. Kids 10 and under no additional charge
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Tuna (Yellowfin)
    Yellowfin Tuna
    Halibut
    Halibut
    Lingcod
    Lingcod
    Bonito
    Bonito
    California Sheephead
    California Sheephead
    Rockfish
    Rockfish
    Calico Bass
    Calico Bass
  • Private trip
    11 Hour Trip – Catalina Departure
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    11 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US $1,850
    If you're staying on an island such as Avalon or Two Harbors, you can book an 11-hour trip of fishing and drop off back on the island. You will aim to catch Yellowtail, Calico Bass, Barracuda, Bonito, Rockfish, and sometimes White Seabass. Customers 16+ must purchase a California fishing license prior to the trip. The trip departs from Catalina at 7:00 a.m. and drop-off is at 2:00 p.m. Please take care of your crew, it will provide you with the best customer service, 15-20% is the average tip.
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Tuna (Yellowfin)
    Yellowfin Tuna
    Halibut
    Halibut
    Lingcod
    Lingcod
    Bonito
    Bonito
    California Sheephead
    California Sheephead
    Rockfish
    Rockfish
    Calico Bass
    Calico Bass
  • Private trip
    11 Hour Trip – Catalina Experience
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    11 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US $2,000
    Come out and fish the first half of the day and spend your lunch hours on the island and do the island experience. You can rent a golf cart, hike, visit restaurants, go shopping, and more. Customers 16+ must purchase a California fishing license prior to the trip. Please take care of your crew, they will provide you with the best customer service, 15-20% is the average tip. Kids 10 and under no additional charge 
    Targeted fish
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Tuna (Yellowfin)
    Yellowfin Tuna
    Barracuda (Pacific)
    Pacific Barracuda
    Halibut
    Halibut
    Lingcod
    Lingcod
    Bonito
    Bonito
    California Sheephead
    California Sheephead
    Rockfish
    Rockfish
    Calico Bass
    Calico Bass
  • Private trip
    11 Hour Trip – Catalina Island
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    11 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US $2,000
    Spend a few more hours at the beautiful island and take advantage of the late afternoon bite. You will be targeting Yellowtail, Calico Bass, Rockfish, Barracuda, and Bonito, and sometimes when crossing channels you can run into Dorado or Tuna during the July-September months. Customers 16+ must purchase a California fishing license prior to the trip. Please take care of your crew, they will provide you with the best customer service, 15-20% is the average tip. Kids 10 and under no additional
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Tuna (Yellowfin)
    Yellowfin Tuna
    Barracuda (Pacific)
    Pacific Barracuda
    Lingcod
    Lingcod
    Bonito
    Bonito
    California Sheephead
    California Sheephead
    Rockfish
    Rockfish
    Calico Bass
    Calico Bass
  • Private trip
    9hr mahi mahi run
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US $2,200
    We will be running offshore outside Catalina island to target some mahi mahi. Customers 16+ must purchase a California fishing license prior to the trip. Please take care of your crew, they will provide you with the best customer service, 15-20% is the average tip. Kids 10 and under no additional
    Targeted fish
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Tuna (Bluefin)
    Bluefin Tuna
    Tuna (Yellowfin)
    Yellowfin Tuna
    Tuna (Albacore)
    Albacore Tuna
    Bonito
    Bonito
  • Private trip
    Santa Barbara Island
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US $2,750
    42 mile run to a outer island to target halibut, seabass , lingcod, rockfish and yellowtail
    Targeted fish
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Barracuda (Pacific)
    Pacific Barracuda
    Cod
    Cod
    Halibut
    Halibut
    Seabass (White)
    White Seabass
    California Sheephead
    California Sheephead
    Rockfish
    Rockfish
    Snapper (Vermilion)
    Vermilion Snapper
  • Private trip
    Tuna offshore 12hr run
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US $3,200
    Looking for tuna, mahi, and yellowtail. Usually running from 40 to 60 miles out depending on where the fish is. And we provide all rods and tackle. Weather permitted, the captain makes choice. Can possibly depart later depending on what's biting. On the big 100 lbs tuna fish or bigger, 1 fish is included in cleaning. Please take care of your crew with a 15% to 20% tip, it will provide you with the best customer service. Kids 10 and under no additional charge
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FAQs about LEAHKLEA Sportfishing

LEAHKLEA Sportfishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $700 per group, additional US $100 per person after 4 guests - 3hr taste of the ocean (3 hours)
  • US $700 per group, additional US $100 per person after 4 guests - 3hr Taste of the ocean (3 hours)
  • US $900 per group, additional US $130 per person after 4 guests - 4 Hour Trip – Coastal (4 hours)
  • US $900 per group, additional US $125 per person after 4 guests - 4hr trip coastal (pm) (4 hours)
  • US $1,050 per group, additional US $130 per person after 4 guests - 6 Hour Trip – Coastal (AM) (6 hours)
  • US $1,050 per group, additional US $130 per person after 4 guests - 6 Hour Trip – Coastal (PM) (6 hours)
  • US $1,650 per group, additional US $130 per person after 4 guests - 8 Hour Trip – Catalina Departure (8 hours)
  • US $1,700 per group, additional US $130 per person after 4 guests - 9 Hour Trip – Catalina Island (9 hours)
  • US $1,850 per group, additional US $130 per person after 4 guests - 11 Hour Trip – Catalina Departure (11 hours)
  • US $2,000 per group, additional US $130 per person after 4 guests - 11 Hour Trip – Catalina Experience (11 hours)
  • US $2,000 per group, additional US $130 per person after 4 guests - 11 Hour Trip – Catalina Island (11 hours)
  • US $2,200 per group, additional US $140 per person after 4 guests - 9hr mahi mahi run (9 hours)
  • US $2,750 per group, additional US $200 per person after 4 guests - Santa Barbara Island (12 hours)
  • US $3,200 per group, additional US $130 per person after 4 guests - Tuna offshore 12hr run (12 hours)

When you book a trip with LEAHKLEA Sportfishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet We have a full size restroom with a toilet/ sink
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed We can sleep 4 people
  • Flybridge
  • Live Bait Well
  • Kitchen Refrigerator and cook top. Can warm up food
  • Refrigerator
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with LEAHKLEA Sportfishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait (We do use live bait when Captain thinks it’s necessary )
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (We do not charge for our fillet service. It’s all inclusive )
  • Drinks (Water on board )
  • First Mate (We always have deckhand available to help you with your needs. We are number in customer satisfaction so you will get the best service guarantee )

LEAHKLEA Sportfishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing (Depending on your trip you could fish anywhere from 1 mile to 70miles out to sea )

LEAHKLEA Sportfishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing
  • Kite Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing (Provide electric reels for our deep drops )

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

Meet the Captain

Roger Kassabian
Los Angeles, California, United States
5 Fishing Reports
ID & license verified
147 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since July 2021
Angler's Choice
The Angler's Choice Award is given to listings that consistently deliver a high-quality service and earn great reviews from customers.
I grew up fishing in our local waters and around Catalina Island. I started working on fishing boats when I was 12 and did 20 years. I’ve always owned a boat, so spent a lot of time on the water. Come out and get the best experience
Our Team
ROGER K.
Captain
Landon M.
First mate

About this listing

Targeted species

Barracuda (Pacific) Pacific Barracuda
Bonito Bonito
Calico Bass Calico Bass
California Sheephead California Sheephead

Boat specs

Albin (Motor yacht) originally built in 2004, and restored in 2023. Powered by a 345HP Yanmar engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 23 knots.

Length
34 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Depending on your trip you could fish anywhere from 1 mile to 70miles out to sea

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Kite Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing
Provide electric reels for our deep drops

Amenities

Toilet
We have a full size restroom with a toilet/ sink
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
We can sleep 4 people
Flybridge
Live Bait Well

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
We do use live bait when Captain thinks it’s necessary
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
We do not charge for our fillet service. It’s all inclusive
Drinks
Water on board
First Mate
We always have deckhand available to help you with your needs. We are number in customer satisfaction so you will get the best service guarantee

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 7 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
We are a kid friendly boat so please bring your loved ones to have a great experience
You Keep Catch

Payment

Pay online in full

Pay online in full through FishingBooker and save on credit card fees at the dock.

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
Bank Transfer

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Recent fishing reports

Our island fishing is great right  now
Our island fishing is great right now
April 16, 2024
We took the boat to Santa Barbara Island and it was great fishing
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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
out of 5 stars from 15 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (22)
Great outing
Great experience for a group of non experienced anglers
Great experience for a group of non experienced anglers
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Angler rating
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Anglers claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
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Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
92%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Caught fish
100%
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Oliver C.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Great experience for a group of non experienced anglers

VERIFIED   NEW  6 Hour Trip – Coastal (AM) on April 7, 2024
Captain Roger provided a great experience for our group of 6 inexperienced anglers. I brought my son and daughter along with...
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Gary K.
Redondo Beach, California
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Tuna trip

Tuna offshore 12hr run on September 22, 2023
Me and my 3 friends chartered the Roge/Zack for the second time this year and both times we were not disappointed. First trip...
Gary K. recommends LEAHKLEA Sportfishing
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Joe H.
Los Angeles, California
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Trip to Catalina

9 Hour Trip – Catalina Island on July 20, 2023
Great trip over to Catalina with a small group.  Captain Roger keeps his boats in perfect condition, and they are set up perfectly...
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Scott M.
Los Angeles, California
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Very good
4.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Half Day Trip With Captain Roger

July 19, 2023
Captain Roger and deckhand Nick were amazing. We had three inexperienced fishers, and they were more than happy to teach and...
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Wayne U.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Great outing

VERIFIED   NEW  6 Hour Trip – Coastal (AM) on April 20, 2024
Fishing with Captain Roger was fantastic.  Great boat, great service, and really good fishing.  We caught plenty for our...
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