San Diego Charters is operated by Captain Kevin, who has been fishing these waters for years and knows every spot where the fish like to hide. He will take you fishing in his boat Lady Grace, which is just made for the always eventful San Diego Bay or the beautiful California coastline.

Lady Grace is a 36 foot Grand Banks trawler boat, which was originally built in 1966 and restored in 2016. It is powered by two 120 HP naturally aspirated diesel engines with a comfortable cruising speed of 9 knots. The boat has a capacity for 6 guests and is wide and spacious enough for everyone to enjoy. It is equipped with a GPS, a fishfinder, a radar and a VHF radio, as well as all the necessary safety equipment.

The boat has a flybridge, a shower and a toilet, a bed, a kitchen with a refrigerator and a multimedia system all for your enjoyment. You will also find an icebox aboard, which will preserve the freshness of your catch.

San Diego Charters operates in the inshore waters of San Diego Bay and the offshore waters, too. You will be targeting species such as White Seabass, Black Drum, Halibut, Blue Marlin, Mahi Mahi, Yellowtail Amberjack, Bluefin Tuna, Skipjack Tuna and other species available in these rich waters.

Captain Kevin will provide you with rods, reels, tackle, live and artificial baits, and cleaning and filleting service of your catch at the end of the trip. You will also have drinks and snacks served on the boat.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    6 Hour Bay Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,100
    On this 6 hour fishing trip, you will focus on fishing in the bay and inshore area just outside of San Diego Bay. You will target species which are in season such as Halibut, various Bass, Barracuda and other inshore species. Bait, ice, tackle and fish cleaning are included in this trip for up to 6 people.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Bay Trip (2 PM)
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $800
    This is a 4 hour fishing trip focused on the bay and inshore area of San Diego Bay. You will target in season species which can include Pacific Barracuda, White Seabass, Halibut, and other types of Seabass which can be found in the shallower waters. Bait, ice, tackle and fish cleaning are included on this trip.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Bay Trip (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 4 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $800
    This is a 4 hour fishing trip focused on the bay and inshore area of San Diego Bay. You will target in season species which can include Pacific Barracuda, White Seabass, Halibut, and other types of Seabass which can be found in the shallower waters. Bait, ice, tackle and fish cleaning are included on this trip.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Bay Trip (PM)
    In demand! Last booked: 2 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $800
    This is a 4 hour fishing trip focused on the bay and inshore area of San Diego Bay. You will target in season species which can include Pacific Barracuda, White Seabass, Halibut, and other types of Seabass which can be found in the shallower waters. Bait, ice, tackle and fish cleaning are included on this trip.
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About the Captain

Kevin Cibulka
San Diego, California, United States
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151 Customer Reviews
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Member since November 2016
Captain Kevin Cibulka has been fishing his whole life and knows the waters of Southern California well. He loves being on the water fishing the bay for Bass and Halibut in the winter time and fishing offshore for Tuna and other big game pelagic species in the spring and summer.

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Targeted Species

Barracuda (Pacific) Barracuda (Pacific)
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Halibut Halibut
Marlin (Blue) Marlin (Blue)

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

Boat Specs

Grand Banks (Trawler) originally built in 1966, and restored in 2016. Powered by 2 120HP Ford Lehman engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 9 knots.

Length
36 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

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

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

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

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 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
American Express
PayPal
Bank Transfer

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Customer Reviews

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Friendly captain
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Appropriate for children
96%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Tina C.
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4 Hour Trip with Captain Kevin Cibulka

VERIFIED   NEW  4 Hour Bay Trip (PM) on July 11, 2021
We had a great time fishing with Captain Kevin Cibulka! He goes above and beyond to make your trip/experience a fun and successful...
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Amazing day

VERIFIED   NEW  4 Hour Bay Trip (2 PM) on July 5, 2021
Our family of 6 went on a half-day fishing excursion.  We all had an amazing time.  Kevin (the captain) hustled like crazy...
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San Diego, California
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Memory of a lifetime

VERIFIED   NEW  4 Hour Bay Trip (AM) on July 11, 2021
Captain Kevin, was the best! If you want to experience real fishing and a captain that knows what he’s talking about and...
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4 hour morning trip San Diego Bay with Captain Kevin Cibulka

VERIFIED   NEW  4 Hour Bay Trip (AM) on July 23, 2021
Great boat, great captain. We were a party of six. Two grandpas, 3 teenagers, and me the middle aged Dad.  Caught a lot of...
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Half Day Trip with Captain James

VERIFIED   4 Hour Bay Trip (PM) on April 28, 2021
We had a blast.  The ship was a bit worn but it was clean and very well maintained.  Captain James was great with our four...
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FAQs about San Diego Charters

San Diego Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $800 per group - 4 Hour Bay Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $800 per group - 4 Hour Bay Trip (2 PM) (4 hours)
  • $800 per group - 4 Hour Bay Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $1,100 per group - 6 Hour Bay Trip (6 hours)

When you book a trip with San Diego Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Flybridge
  • Live Bait Well
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Multimedia System
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with San Diego Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • First Mate

San Diego Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

San Diego Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing
  • Kite Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with San Diego Charters include:
  • Barracuda (Pacific)
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Halibut
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Seabass (White)
  • Tuna (Albacore)
  • Tuna (Bluefin)
  • Tuna (Skipjack)