Big fish hunting!

Big fish hunting!

by James McDaniels
(619) 223-1627

20 anglers, Full day private charter: 4 Bluefin, all over 100 pounds and up to 190 pounds. In addition to our standard tackle recommendation listed below we can’t stress enough bringing an 80-100 pound setup for sinker rigs with 8 to 16 ounce sinkers and 200-300 gram jigs. We’ve seen a huge range of fish sizes this year but at this present time the smalls and mediums are unaccounted for and the jumbos are everywhere. Although we see tons of fish, bites are tough to come by, and even harder to land so preparation is paramount. 


Tackle recommendations:


1. Yellowtail/small bluefin: A flyline setup with good fresh 30lb monofilament matched with equal test flurocarbon and 1/0 to 2/0 Gamakatsu nautilus or Owner mutu circle hooks. 

2. Medium size bluefin: A 40-50lb outfit with matching flurocarbon for sinker rig fishing using 4-6 ounce torpedo sinkers and heavy duty rubber bands. This rig is also great for 80-120 gram Daiwa Zakana jigs and Shimano colt snipers. 

3. Big Bluefin: 60-80lb outfit with a two speed reel to fish the sinker rig and 180-250 gram knife jigs. 


Departing seven days a week at 5:30am, check-in begins at 4:45am. Passports NOT required. Mexican fishing license included. Return times may be later than posted. Bunks are available and free of charge, please provide your own bedding if needed. 


H&M Landing: 619-222-1144 

Online booking:


Walk ups welcome!

If you would like to go fishing with us please BOOK ONLINE or call (619) 222-1144 to get in on the action.

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H&M Landing
San Diego, CA

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