Captain Clowers Charters - Offshore

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1880 Harbor Island Drive
San Diego CA, United States

Captain Clowers Charters & Guide Service is owned and operated by Captain Clowers, a San Diego native who has spent his whole life fishing the fertile waters of San Diego and Northern Baja. He offers charters on the calm San Diego Bay waters, or can take you up to 40 miles offshore on the Pacific Ocean fishing grounds including the Coronado Islands, 9 Mile Bank, outer banks, and to artificial and natural reefs. No matter your preference, Capt. Clowers knows how to put you on fish in all areas!

Capt. Clowers runs a 25’ Chris Craft Scorpion offshore sportfisher, recently restored in 2016. It is powered by a 350HP Volvo dual prop engine, and comes equipped with Garmin 7610 GPS & Fishfinder, Lowrance radar, and VHF radio. It can accommodate up to four anglers offshore, or six guests when heading out on the Bay. For a productive day of fishing, the vessel comes fitted with outriggers, downriggers, livewell, and features a flybridge to make sure you don’t miss any action below. For your comfort, the boat also comes with an on board toilet, beds and coolers for your drinks and snacks.

Captain Clowers specializes in a wide range of fishing techniques, including kite fishing and spearfishing (guests need to bring their own equipment), and can show you the best methods to target offshore species such as Tuna, Dorado, Yellowtail, Marlin, Wahoo, Mako Shark, Thresher Shark, Calico Bass, Halibut and more, or Bay species including Bonefish, Bass, Halibut, Corvina and Bay Sharks. Trips include the use of all fishing gear, live bait, lures, fish cleaning and bagging, snacks (chips) and water. Guests can BYO beer, but no hard liquor is allowed.

Captain Clowers also offers boating lessons, where he can run you through all you need to know about boats, fishing, launching, and using various fishing gear and electronics, including how to find fish in these waters.

He also offers half and full day freshwater fishing trips on the local lakes aboard his 20ft Ranger bass boat.

Captain Clowers Charters & Guide Service is owned and operated by Captain Clowers, a San Diego native who has spent his whole life fishing the fertile waters of San Diego and Northern Baja. He offers charters on the calm San Diego Bay waters, or

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Boat Specs

Chris Craft Scorpion (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1986, and restored in 2016. Powered by a 350HP Volvo with duo prop engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

25 ft
4 persons
Types of Fishing
Inshore Fishing
San Diego Bay
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
up to 40 miles
Reef Fishing
Artificial and natural
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Drift Fishing
Kite Fishing
bring your own equipment
Targeted Species
Barracuda (Pacific)
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)


Shark (Porbeagle)

Snapper (Red)
Tuna (Albacore)

Tuna (Bluefin)
Tuna (Skipjack)

Tuna (Yellowfin)
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Garmin 7610
Life Jackets
Garmin 7610
Fly Fishing Equipment
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Garmin 7610
Life Jackets
Garmin 7610
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
waters, you can bring beer .. no hard liquor
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Fly Fishing Equipment
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 14 days before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Mex and American limits apply
Catch and Release Allowed
You can release your fish if you choose to

10% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker 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.

About the Captain

Alan Clowers
San Diego, California, United States
Member since February 2016
Captain Alan Clowers was only 5 years old when he started fishing the bays and local lakes of San Diego, heading out with his dad and brothers. He has been fishing ever since and now knows these waters extremely well. He has entered various competitions over the years, and has achieved over 10 first place finishes and 8 Big Fish awards. He was named Angler of the Year in the Southland Bass Club, and has also placed in the top 5 on more than 20 occasions - not a bad record in San Diego, which is not short on competition! Capt. Clowers enjoys teaching kids and beginners, as well as with expert anglers, how to find fish in this area, and is able to customize each trip to suit your needs. A trip with Capt. Clowers will not only be a fun day on the water, but an experience of a lifetime!
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

4.79 out of 5 stars from 13 reviews

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We had a great time and caught a few fish. We were expecting to go farther out and catch bigger fish.

Fished July 14, 2017
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Captain Clowers was understanding, patient and mentored us as we took our first Bay fishing trip as a family.  We had a great afternoon. He is engaging and focused on your catching fish!

Fished July 2, 2017
Alan Clowers (The Captain)
Replied to this review on July 6, 2017

Thanks for the kind words Kevin ,
I will see you when you return

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We had a wonderful time. The kids caught lots of fish. The captain was very helpful and friendly!

Fished July 1, 2017
Alan Clowers (The Captain)
Replied to this review on July 2, 2017

Thank you lumi,
Your family is so nice and them kids are real well behaved and know how to fish !
Hope to see u next time :)

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