Jackpot Charters

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Jackpot Charters is your ticket to a good time if you find yourself in San Diego with a desire to fish. Captain Jake Frese has years of experience fishing everywhere from Los Angeles down to Cabo San Lucas in Mexico. It doesn’t matter if you’re a beginner or proficient angler, the crew will make sure you have a blast!

You’ll be fishing aboard the Jackpot, a customized 50’ Jeffries offshore sportfishing boat, powered by twin 330 HP Cummins engines. Just some of the amenities it contains are two heads, a hot shower, flat screen TV, and more besides. It’s equally suited to handle professional fishermen and people who just want to do some whale watching.

Captain Jake offers a wide variety of fishing packages, guaranteed to satisfy all your inshore and offshore fishing needs. Some of the species that can be found in these waters are Barracuda, Mahi Mahi, Bluefin and Yellowfin Tuna, Sharks, Wahoo, and others.

Quality rods, reels, and terminal tackle are included in the price of the trip, as well as permits when fishing in Mexico. The crew will clean anything you’ve caught after the trip for your convenience. Bring a pair of sunglasses and a camera, and get ready for an adventure!



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  • Private trip
    21HR Trip - Overnight Offshore
      FREE Cancelation 14 days notice
    21 hour trip, starts at 9:00 PM
    $3,400
    up to 6 persons
    This trip opens up a larger variety of possible fishing destinations. Most regular fishing areas are at around 40-80 miles from San Diego. Sleep all night and wake up rested on the fishing grounds ready to go. You will fish during the morning straight into early afternoon before heading back home to San Diego. Breakfast, lunch, drinks, and snacks are all included. A passport and tourist visa are required when fishing in Mexico. Contact captain about fishing license details.
  • Private trip
    12HR Trip - Offshore
    In demand!
      FREE Cancelation 14 days notice
    12 hour trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    $2,100
    up to 6 persons
    This trip involves fishing for Tuna, Yellowtail Amberjack, Mahi Mahi, and other pelagic species on the offshore banks. The distance from San Diego can be anywhere from 10-50 miles. Fishing techniques on this trip include trolling, jigging/popping, kite fishing, and deep water cod. Crisps and drinks (water and pop) are included in the price of the trip. Contact captain about fishing license details.
  • Private trip
    10HR Trip - Islands
      FREE Cancelation 14 days notice
    10 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,700
    up to 6 persons
    This trip takes you fishing at the Coronado Islands, located some 15 miles from San Diego. You can expect to encounter Yellowtail Amberjack, Bonita, Barracuda, Rockfish, and Bass. Common wildlife includes whales, sea lions, birds, and more. You are welcome to bring your own food, crisps and drinks (water and pop) are included in the price. A passport and tourist visa are required for everyone on board. Contact captain about fishing license details.
  • Private trip
    Night Time “Shark Fishing”
      FREE Cancelation 14 days notice
    6 hour trip, starts at 6:30 PM
    $975
    up to 6 persons
    Leaving San Diego bay heading out 10-15 miles to fish the local sharks! Occasional catches are Blue sharks, thresher sharks, and mako sharks! While sitting and fishing you can snack on Crisps and drinks are provided (water and pop). Contact captain about fishing license details.
  • Private trip
    5.5HR Trip - Afternoon
      FREE Cancelation 14 days notice
    6 hour trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    $950
    up to 6 persons
    What better way to spend an afternoon than on the water, fishing and taking in the beautiful sights. Captain Jake can take you fishing for a variety of species and will provide you with all the necessary fishing gear you'll need. The trip light snacks and drinks. Contact captain about fishing license details.
  • Private trip
    5.5HR Trip - Evening
      FREE Cancelation 14 days notice
    6 hour trip, starts at 6:30 PM
    $950
    up to 6 persons
    If this is your first time in San Diego, why not spend an evening out on the water fishing and enjoying the sights? Captain Jake will take you to the best spots for fishing and provide you with all the gear you'll need. The trip also includes light snacks and drinks, so make sure you've packed a pair of sunglasses and a camera. Contact captain about fishing license details.
  • Private trip
    5.5HR Trip - Morning
    Just booked!
      FREE Cancelation 14 days notice
    6 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $950
    up to 6 persons
    This sort of trip provides the perfect fishing outing for both families and novice ocean anglers. Captain Jake will take you to where the fish are biting, and provide you with all the gear you'll need for success. The trip includes light snacks and drinks. Contact captain about fishing license details.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Pacific)
Calico Bass
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Halibut

Lingcod
Rockfish
Seabass (White)
Shark (Mako)

Tuna (Bluefin)
Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo
Yellowtail Amberjack

Boat Specs

Jeffries (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1986, and restored in 2016. Powered by 2 330HP Cummins 5.9 engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 16 knots.

Length
50 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore 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
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancelation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 14 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
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.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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

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

About the Captain

Jake Frese
San Diego, California, United States
Member since December 2017
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Captain Jake Frese has years of experience from Los Angeles down to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. He is always eager to show each and every one of his guests a good time, no matter if they're here to fish or just take in the sights. San Diego provides plenty of opportunities for both, and Jake is there to point you in the right direction.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

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4.91
out of 5 stars from 40 reviews
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Friendly captain
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Appropriate for children
85%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Khaled D.
Issaquah, WA
 5.00
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Half day / afternoon trip with Jake and Jake

VERIFIED   March 6, 2019
Great trip fishing a half day off of harbor island drive in SanDiego . Jake and Jake showed us everything we needed to know...
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Ronald N.
Costa Mesa, CA
 5.00
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Half Day Trip Sept 1, 2018

VERIFIED   September 1, 2018
I can’t say enough great things about Jake and his crew, from the time we met him in the morning till we were back at...
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Alison M.
El Cajon, CA
 5.00
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Half day trip with Captain Jake

VERIFIED   September 22, 2018
Took a half day fishing trip on the Jackpot for my birthday….Captain Jake and Jake were the best.  Even tho we didnt...
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Jessica A.
San Diego, California
 5.00
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5.5 hour trip with jake& jake.

VERIFIED   August 1, 2018
My husband and I went on a fishing trip for our anniversary. Jake and Jake were very professional, polite, and accommodating....
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Douglas S.
Upland, CA
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Fishing with Jake

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