Jackpot Charters

Jackpot Charters is your ticket to a good time if you find yourself in San Diego with a desire to fish. Captain Jake and Captain Pablo are both professionals at their job and have years of experience fishing everywhere from Los Angeles down to Cabo San Lucas in Mexico. No matter which Captain takes you out fishing, you can rest assured the trip will be done by a knowledgeable fisherman ready to provide the best service possible. 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.

Jackpot Charters offer 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!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    21HR Trip - Overnight Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 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. A passport and tourist visa are required when fishing in Mexico. Contact captain about fishing license details.
  • Private trip
    12HR Trip - Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 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. Contact captain about fishing license details.
  • Private trip
    10HR Trip - Islands
    FREE Cancellation 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, 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 Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 PM
    Seasonal trip Mar 1 - Jul 1
    $1,075
    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! Drinks will be provided (water and pop), but feel free to bring your own snacks and lunch. Contact captain about fishing license details.
  • Private trip
    5.5HR Trip - Afternoon
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    $875
    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. Drinks will be provided, so make sure you pack some snacks, bring a pair of sunglasses and a camera.. Contact captain about fishing license details.
  • Private trip
    5.5HR Trip - Evening
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 PM
    $875
    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. Drinks will be provided, so make sure you pack some snacks, bring a pair of sunglasses and a camera. Contact captain about fishing license details.
  • Private trip
    5.5HR Trip - Morning
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $875
    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. Drinks will be provided, so make sure you pack some snacks, bring a pair of sunglasses and a camera.. Contact captain about fishing license details.
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About the Captain

Jake Frese
San Diego, California, United States
Angler's Choice
47 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since December 2017
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.

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

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
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.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.88
out of 5 stars from 47 reviews
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Top Knotch Service!
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Good experience
93%
Friendly captain
96%
Recommend this charter
98%
Appropriate for children
82%
Satisfied with the boat
98%
Catch intended fish
91%
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Tom M.
West Mifflin, PA
 5.00
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Top Knotch Service!

VERIFIED   September 26, 2019
My friends and I had the great pleasure of doing a 1/2 day trip with Captain Pablo and his deck hand, Joe.  We originally...
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Mark S.
Santa Ana, CA
 5.00
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Half day trip with Capt. Jake

VERIFIED   August 2, 2019
Jake and Jake kept grinding it out and moving until we finally scratched out a decent box of fish under less than ideal conditions. ...
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Ronnie M.
San Diego, California
 5.00
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21 hr trip

VERIFIED   August 17, 2019
Caption Pablo and his crew Brian and Matt worked hard to make our trip fun. This was a once and a life time fishing experience...
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Jacob R.
Corona, CA
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Half Day Trip with Captain Jake

VERIFIED   August 10, 2019
We had a great outing with the captain and crew.  They are clearly serious about fishing and did everything they could...
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Khaled D.
Issaquah, WA
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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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