Captain
Alan Clowers

Member since February 2016

San Diego, United States

Background
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!

Hey, I'm Captain Alan Clowers

San Diego, United States
Background
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!

My Charter Listings

   
San Diego
trips from
US$ 350
San Diego
trips from
US$ 350

Fishing Reports

Fish report for end of '17 and start of

January 06, 2018

The offshore fishing of 2017 ended on a high note actually epic fishing and start of 2018 is no different . From yellowtail just off Point Loma to the Coranado island to the blufin grounds it’s all happening in… Read Full Report →


Epic offshore fishing

October 28, 2017

The offshore fishing continues with big fish counts . The yellowfin tuna blufin tuna yellowtail and Bonita fishing have been as good as it gets ... and it's October ...,yes October and the fishing is red hot .. now… Read Full Report →


Epic surface iron Yellowtail fishing

May 27, 2016

My clients wanted yellowtail and boy did we find them .. It was all surface iron fishing under bird schools.. we had 17 on Wensday then only had one client on Friday and we got limits and left them… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

4.42 out of 5 stars from 30 reviews

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Went fishing on Sunday, December 17, 2017

It was mediocre, fishing was poor, only caught a few spotted bay bass, only 1 water left in bottom of empty cooler and couple small bags of chips.  Not very fun and disappointing for money I spent.

Jesse Whitehead does not recommend Captain Clowers Charters - Offshore

Fished December 2017

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Alan Clowers (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Sorry you feel that way , we have no control over the fishing and do everything in our power to catch them ..  there was a case of water in boat and chips ... we try real hard at captain Clowers for our clients to have a great time ... but a lot of things when it comes to fishing is out of our Controll .. thanks captain Clowers

Went fishing on Sunday, December 10, 2017

It was a beautiful day on the bay and we enjoyed it a lot.  Art worked very hard to find the fish, and even when we found them, they had lock jaw!!!!!!  Ha!!!  The score was Charlie 4, Ian 2 and Grandpa Wright 1. A great day and we would do it again!!!

Fished December 2017

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Went fishing on Sunday, October 15, 2017

First- we booked an off shore trip and stayed right in the immediate area; were told that our 6 hour booking was not long enough to go off shore. The skipper walked past us (the only group standing at the entrance) and finally came back 10 minutes after our start time; the first boat had engine trouble (fortunately close to port).  We returned 30 minutes early and ended up feeding the bait to the seagulls.  The young man helping was helpful; we never interacted with the skipper.  Previous experiences at other sites have been much better overall.

Jesse Hodge does not recommend Captain Clowers Charters - Offshore

Fished October 2017

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Went fishing on Friday, October 20, 2017

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Went fishing on Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The process of booking through FishingBooker was easy and helpful (I’m from out of town). Alan was responsive and punctual on the day of. Unfortunately, there was a small mechanical issue, and as we were heading into Mexican waters, he was uncomfortable making the trip.

We couldn’t come back at a later date, so he spent 40 minutes calling up other reputable fishing charters to find us a last-minute switch. He eventually secured us a spot on his friend’s boat, another well-reviewed captain from FishingBooker (I was very happy with the substitution).

The day was delayed by two hours overall, but considering the circumstances were beyond everyone’s control, it was a 12/10 solution. My client and I had a great day on the water, and Alan did the right thing quickly for us.

I would fully recommend Alan, as his boat was great, his professionalism was 10/10, and his solution to an unfortunate problem saved the day.

Fished October 2017

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Alan Clowers (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Thanks Luke,
Glad you had a great day .. the issue was fixed but 1 pm it’s all good and fishing today .. see you when you return

Went fishing on Thursday, October 12, 2017

Jason the captain was great boat is little old with not much deck space would not want to go out with 4 guys

Robert Jones does not recommend Captain Clowers Charters - Offshore

Fished October 2017

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Went fishing on Sunday, October 1, 2017

Crew/ boat/ equipment was all great caught a few bay bass. Was really hoping to catch some halibut but they were not biting.

Fished October 2017

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Went fishing on Sunday, September 17, 2017

Fishing was great, Trip was amazing, most importantly my 7 year old had a blast. Thank you!!!

Fished September 2017

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Alan Clowers (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Thank you ,
I have a bunch of family’s with kids that have done the. A trip then after that go offshore as they get older . We are like family here at captain clowers charters ... looking foward to your return .

Thank you captain Alan

Went fishing on Sunday, September 3, 2017

We had a fantastic time. We caught Halibut, Sand, Spotted and Kelp Bass. CAPT Jason knew where to go and his son Peyton our first mate was very helpful and very knowledgeable. Peyton explained what he was doing and educated us on the different kinds of fish. Great experience.

Fished September 2017

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Went fishing on Friday, September 1, 2017

Captain and deckhand were very professional and super friendly, it was a fun atmosphere that made for an awesome trip.

Fished September 2017

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Went fishing on Sunday, August 27, 2017

My wife and I took a morning trip with Captain Clowers and went to La Jolla because we did not have passports. And we got three yellowtail tuna and to bonitas!  Perfect size boat for a couple and the captain was great!

Fished August 2017

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Alan Clowers (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Monday, August 28, 2017

Thanks Blake , hope to see you out here again . Enjoy that fish

Went fishing on Monday, August 14, 2017

Fished August 2017

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Alan Clowers (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Thank you ,
What a epic day it was

Went fishing on Saturday, August 12, 2017

My father, husband and I had the best time fishing.  Bought about 50 fish mostly 3 different kinds of bass and halibut.  Captain Jason and his son Payton were funny. Kind very knowledgeable about the bait to use and the fish.  Would recommend them to everyone.

Fished August 2017

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Alan Clowers (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Thanks Kristin ,
Captain clowers charters has only the best captains and yes Jason and his son are top notch .. hope to see you soon ,
Captain clowers

Went fishing on Thursday, August 10, 2017
Ben Serkes does not recommend Captain Clowers Charters - Offshore

Fished August 2017

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Went fishing on Saturday, July 29, 2017

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Went fishing on Friday, July 21, 2017

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Alan Clowers (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Sunday, July 23, 2017

Thanks Jayson,

Glad you had a good time ! See you when you return

Went fishing on Friday, July 14, 2017

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Went fishing on Friday, July 14, 2017

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

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Alan Clowers (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Saturday, July 22, 2017

Glad you had a good time ,
As far as expecting to go out farther and catch bigger fish .... I have a lot of trips .. You picked the bay trip…. for a very reasonable price ... Like I tell everybody if you want bigger fish and want to go offshore .., then you need to purchase a offshore trip .... I try to explaine every thing in detail about trips ..

Thanks captain Clowers

Went fishing on Sunday, July 2, 2017

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 2017

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

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

Went fishing on Saturday, July 1, 2017

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

Fished July 2017

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Alan Clowers (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Sunday, 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 :)

Went fishing on Thursday, June 8, 2017

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Went fishing on Thursday, June 1, 2017

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Went fishing on Tuesday, May 23, 2017

We had a great time!  We took a 1/2 day trip in the bay. The Captain put us over underwater structure and plenty of fish. We had 4 people in our group and at times we had 2 to 3 fish on the line at the same time.
Plan on coming back and going offshore fishing with Captain Clowers.

Fished May 2017

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Went fishing on Tuesday, May 2, 2017

First time fishing in San Diego and I really wanted to catch a shark, in fact I told everyone I talked to that I was going to catch a shark and I did.  It was an excellent time!

Fished May 2017

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Alan Clowers (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Thanks Raberta and Mike for a nice afternoon in San Diego bay ! See you when you return

Went fishing on Tuesday, April 4, 2017

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Went fishing on Friday, March 17, 2017

We had a great time we caught 9 different varities of fish none big enough to keep but it was a lot of fun. When the fishing would slow down we would move and start all over. I feel it was great outing for the price.I know he had nothing to do with the weather but it was great also.

Fished March 2017

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Went fishing on Tuesday, February 21, 2017

We scheduled the inland bay trip.
It was fantastic.  Went past the Coronado bridge where my wife and I caught some spotted bass and a mackerel. (sp)  relocated to the top secret area and caught fish almost non stop for 3 hours.Bat rays, sting rays, a halibut, a leopard shark and something that snapped a 50 lb test line after a 5 minute battle.  Capt Alan is a first class person and I would definitely book with him again

Fished February 2017

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Went fishing on Tuesday, February 14, 2017

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Went fishing on Sunday, July 10, 2016

This trip was absolutely amazing! We have done many trips but this trip was our favorite. Captain Clowers was great and had everything we needed. He took us all over and never sat in a dry spot. If the fish weren’t biting, we moved to a different spot which was great because we caught the biggest fish we’ve ever caught. The deckhand Trevin was AWESOME! This kid is so knowledgeable and skilled. He did all the work for all 4 of us and really worked his butt off to make sure we had a great time. He helped my teenage son hook several fish and took the time to teach us all a few things about how to catch a particular type of fish. We can not wait to go again and will DEFINATELY be going with these guys!

Fished July 2016

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Alan Clowers (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Thanks again Betty , always a blast with good clients .. Looking foward to your next trip :) tight lines . Captain Alan

Went fishing on Thursday, June 9, 2016

Fished June 2016

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