Captain Clowers Charters – Offshore

Enjoy your day on the fertile waters of San Diego and Northern Baja with Captain Clowers Charters! Captain Alan Clowers is a local who has spent his whole life fishing the area, so you can be sure that he knows how to you on the fish!

Capt. Alan runs a 26’ Blackman Outer Banks sportfishing boat. It can accommodate up to 4 anglers offshore, or 6 guests when heading out on the Bay. Equipped with a 350 HP Volvo diesel engine, it’ll provide a quick and steady ride to the offshore grounds.

For a productive day of fishing, the vessel comes fitted with outriggers, Simrad electronics, and a 65-gallon bait tank. It features a flybridge to make sure you don’t miss any action below. For your comfort, the boat also comes with beds and coolers for your drinks, as well as a walk-in head.

Capt. Alan specializes in a wide range of fishing techniques, and he’ll provide you with all the equipment you’ll need. If you’re up for a spearfishing adventure, make sure to bring your own equipment. The captain will be happy to clean and fillet your catch, so you can have a nice fresh-caught dinner upon your return.

He offers charters on the calm San Diego Bay waters, or up to 40 miles offshore on the Pacific Ocean fishing grounds. You’ll explore the Coronado Islands, 9 Mile Bank, outer banks, and artificial and natural reefs.

You’ll be using the best methods to target offshore species such as Tuna, Dorado, Yellowtail, Marlin, Wahoo, Mako Shark, Thresher Shark, Calico Bass, and Halibut. You can also target Bay species like Bonefish, Bass, Corvina, and Bay Sharks.

Trips include the use of all fishing gear, live bait, lures, fish cleaning and bagging, and water. The captain also offers boating lessons, as well as half and full day freshwater fishing trips on the local lakes aboard his 20’ Ranger bass boat.

Come to San Diego, explore the prolific waters of the Bay, and have an unforgettable time with Captain Clowers Charters!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    11 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,795
    Full day offshore trip targeting Tuna, Dorado, Yellowtail, Marlin, Wahoo, Thresher Shark, and Mako Shark from May until the first week of November. All other months we fish for Yellowtail and Rockfish.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,395
    On this trip, we target the species in the 3/4 day range. All year round is Calico Bass and other species depending on what's biting at the time of your booking.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Bay/Inshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $985
    Spend 6 hours fishing the San Diego Bay or head out a bit further and fish the productive inshore waters. You'll target Halibut, Bass, Corvina, Leopard Shark, and whatever else may bite. The captain will provide you with all the necessary equipment and bait for your adventure, just bring some snacks and drinks to keep your energy up and you're good to go.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Bay/Inshore (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    $985
    Depart later in the day and spend 6 hours fishing San Diego Bay or inshore waters just outside of it. Halibut, Bass, Corvina, as well as Leopard Shark, are all in the cards on this trip. The captain will provide you with all the necessary equipment and bait for your adventure, bring some food and drinks and fish your way through the afternoon before enjoying a beautiful sunset over the bay.
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About the Captain

Alan Clowers
San Diego, California, United States
7 Fishing Reports
113 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
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!

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Targeted Species

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

Rockfish Rockfish
Shark (Porbeagle) Shark (Porbeagle)
Tuna (Albacore) Tuna (Albacore)
Tuna (Bluefin) Tuna (Bluefin)

Tuna (Skipjack) Tuna (Skipjack)
Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Blackman Outer Banks (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1999. Powered by a 350HP Volvo engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

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

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Outriggers

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 14 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
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
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

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

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Customer Reviews

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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
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Friendly captain
98%
Recommend this charter
89%
Appropriate for children
90%
Satisfied with the boat
92%
Catch intended fish
78%
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Great family adventure

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Bay/Inshore (PM) on July 10, 2020
Decided Wednesday to go Saturday and booked online without issue. Was met at the gate as promised by Capt. Joe, who though...
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Bay/Inshore (AM) on December 5, 2020
First time and Captain Jeremy and his deckhand Kyle made it a experience to remember!
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Bay/Inshore (PM) on August 29, 2020
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VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip – Offshore on August 27, 2019
Amazing day on the water today! We booked the full day trip aboard the boat Any Minute. Jeremy met us at the dock gate...
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Bay/Inshore (PM) on September 7, 2020
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FAQs about Captain Clowers Charters – Offshore

Captain Clowers Charters – Offshore offers the following trips to customers:
  • $985 per group - Half Day Trip – Bay/Inshore (AM) (6 hours)
  • $985 per group - Half Day Trip – Bay/Inshore (PM) (6 hours)
  • $1,395 per group - 3/4 Day Trip – Offshore (8 hours)
  • $1,795 per group - Full Day Trip – Offshore (11 hours)

When you book a trip with Captain Clowers Charters – Offshore, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS (Garmin 7610)
  • Fishfinder (Garmin 7610)
  • Bed
  • Flybridge
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box (Coolers)

Trips booked with Captain Clowers Charters – Offshore include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks (Water, you can bring beer – no hard liquor)

Captain Clowers Charters – Offshore offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing (San Diego Bay)
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing (Up to 40 miles)
  • Reef Fishing (Artificial and natural)

Captain Clowers Charters – Offshore offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing
  • Kite Fishing
  • Spearfishing (Bring your own equipment)
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Captain Clowers Charters – Offshore include:
  • Barracuda (Pacific)
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Halibut
  • Lingcod
  • Rockfish
  • Shark (Porbeagle)
  • Tuna (Albacore)
  • Tuna (Bluefin)
  • Tuna (Skipjack)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Wahoo