Captain
Don Franklin

Member since March 2016 San Francisco, United States
Background
Captain Don ‘Sole-Man’ Franklin has been fishing for over 40 years, and for the last 14 years he has been running Sole-Man Sportfishing. He enjoys sharing the joy of fishing with everyone, and is great at teaching kids how to fish. So no matter your age or skill level, join Sole-Man for an exciting day on the water - everyone can have a great time fishing with Captain Don!

Hey, I'm Captain Don Franklin

San Francisco, United States
Background
Captain Don ‘Sole-Man’ Franklin has been fishing for over 40 years, and for the last 14 years he has been running Sole-Man Sportfishing. He enjoys sharing the joy of fishing with everyone, and is great at teaching kids how to fish. So no matter your age or skill level, join Sole-Man for an exciting day on the water - everyone can have a great time fishing with Captain Don!
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Sole-Man Sportfishing

Excellent
5.0 / 5
(4 reviews)
San Francisco
trips from $950

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos & videos by reviewers (6)
Excellent
5.0 / 5
out of 5 stars from 4 reviews
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Half day Haibut trip in the bay.
Half day Haibut trip in the bay.
My boy got a catch!
+3
Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Kelvin C.
Los Angeles, California
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Half Day Trip with Don Franklin

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on November 19, 2017
Don is very friendly and we chanced upon him one day before the actual day of fishing at the Pier. He makes sure that we know...
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Lucas M.
San Francisco, CA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Half day fishing for rockfish and lingcod

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on August 14, 2018
We had a great outing with the Sole-man fishing for rockfish and lingcod. Although it was a little nautical going out...
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Douglas W.
Roseville, California
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Half day Haibut trip in the bay.

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on April 15, 2018
Our group had a great time, the deckhand Hunter was the best. The Capt. Don put us on to fish and knew where the fish were,...
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Gerard L.
Newark, California
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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1/2 day trip - crew went extra mile

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on May 12, 2017
Overall it was a great trip with my team from work. The crew went the extra mile to try and get us all good catches for the...
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