Captain
Art Ponce

Member since June 2016 San Diego, United States
Background
Captain Art Ponce has been fishing as a hobby all his life, and has been a boat owner and captain since 1980. In 1992, he made the move to professional chartering, and has been running trips ever since. He loves west coast-style fishing, trolling for the prized Marlin and hunting paddies and bait balls.
Techniques
Captain Art goes for west coast style fishing. Trolling for Marlin and looking for paddies and bait balls.

Hey, I'm Captain Art Ponce

San Diego, United States
Background
Captain Art Ponce has been fishing as a hobby all his life, and has been a boat owner and captain since 1980. In 1992, he made the move to professional chartering, and has been running trips ever since. He loves west coast-style fishing, trolling for the prized Marlin and hunting paddies and bait balls.
Techniques
Captain Art goes for west coast style fishing. Trolling for Marlin and looking for paddies and bait balls.

My Charter Listing

Osprey Yacht Charters

Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent 11 reviews
San Diego
In demand!
trips from $1,300

Customer Reviews

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5.00
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out of 5 stars from 11 reviews
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
89%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
78%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
67%
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Matthew K.
United States
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Great half day!!

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (AM) on April 3, 2021
Took my family out on the Osprey. Captain Art and John really put us on the fish and my wife, 8 and 4 year old, and I had a...
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Eric H.
Carlsbad, CA
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Day and a half with Art

VERIFIED   1.5 Day Trip on August 21, 2020
Very impressed with the dedication of the crew. With a little less than two hours before sundown it was looking bleak with...
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Robert T.
Yuma, AZ
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1.5 day trip with capt art and crew

VERIFIED   1.5 Day Trip on July 5, 2020
Our family had a great 1.5 day fishing trip. Capt Art had the boat and equip in top shape and ready to go. Capt and crew were...
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Curtis C.
Orange, CA
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October fishing trip

VERIFIED   Overnight Trip on October 2, 2020
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Michele C.
Tonopah, AZ
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Fishing with Art

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on August 18, 2019
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