Captain
Sam Skinner

Member since October 2015 San Diego, United States
Background
Originally from Hawaii, Captain Sam Skinner brings energy and exuberance to every charter. Don’t let his age fool you. After working for several years on San Diego sport boats, Captain Sam has the know-how and the work ethic to put customers on fish.
Techniques
Fishing with live bait and lures for all species of fish found in the waters off the shores of Southern California and Mexico. Both nearshore and offshore fishing. Targeting Bluefin and Yellowfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, and Yellowtail.

Hey, I'm Captain Sam Skinner

San Diego, United States
Background
Originally from Hawaii, Captain Sam Skinner brings energy and exuberance to every charter. Don’t let his age fool you. After working for several years on San Diego sport boats, Captain Sam has the know-how and the work ethic to put customers on fish.
Techniques
Fishing with live bait and lures for all species of fish found in the waters off the shores of Southern California and Mexico. Both nearshore and offshore fishing. Targeting Bluefin and Yellowfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, and Yellowtail.

My Charter Listing

Excellent
4.7 / 5
(28 reviews)
San Diego
Trips from US $750

Fishing Reports

Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.7 / 5
out of 5 stars from 28 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.6 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (32)
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Angler rating
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Anglers claimed
Good experience
84%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
89%
Appropriate for children
93%
Satisfied with the boat
96%
Caught fish
71%
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Jed T.
Fort Collins, CO
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Great San Diego Bay 4HR Bay Trip

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – San Diego Bay on August 12, 2023
My wife spoiled me with a 4hr Bay Trip fishing trip in San Diego for my Birthday present. Captain Sam owner/guide of...
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Heather C.
Kalāheo, Hawaii
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Epic fishing trip!

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Local Fishing on June 20, 2023
I’m not an avid fisherman but my boyfriend is and this charter was EPIC, exceeding our expectations. From start to finish...
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Timothy S.
Mesa, AZ
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Perfect Day

VERIFIED   3/4 Day - Coronado Islands on June 30, 2023
Our charter with Captain Sam was absolutely fantastic! It was a day filled with non-stop action. We reeled in like 100...
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Kristopher O.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Hook line and sinker

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – San Diego Bay on April 7, 2024
The captain and deckhand were great. Put us right on the fish and can’t wait to book a longer trip. Great start to the season.
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Benny C.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Great Experience

VERIFIED   9 Hour Trip – Offshore Fishing on October 14, 2023
This was a great experience and the captain put us on the fish first thing in the morning.  He worked hard all day so everybody...
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