For the 2021 season, Samurai Sportfishing through J&M Sportfishing will offer both day/overnight trips:





Overnight trips

Spiny Lobster Trips

Trips will be targeting Tuna, Yellowtail, Dorado, Rockfish, & other Pelagic species depending on trip length and location of the fish. All trips have a 6 passenger max. Lobster trips will have a 4 passenger max.

Both charter trips and open party trips will be available.

For the 2021 season, open party trips will depart on Mondays & Tuesdays if a sufficient passenger count of at least 4 is reached.

More information regarding trip details, along with what to bring can be found below.


6hr OFF Season $1050 (NOV-END OF FEB $175/person)

6hr PEAK Season $1400 ($233.33/person)

7:00am Departure

Kelp beds local fishing targeting Rock fish, Calicos, Halibut, Yellowtail, Whitefish etc.

2:00pm Afternoon departures are also an option

9hr OFF Season $1500 (NOV-END OF FEB $250/person)

9hr PEAK Season $1800 ($300/person)

Coastal waters within 20 miles targeting Yellowtail, Yellowfin, Calico, Rockfish, Dorado

7:00am Departure

10hr Coronado Islands/Middle Banks $2100 ($350/person)

Coronado islands / Middle banks targeting Yellowtail, Yellowfin, Calico, Rockfish,
Dorado etc.

7:00am Departure

10hr Swordfish Charter $2400 (4 Person Max)

Deep drop fishing for Swordfish at depths between 1,000-1,600ft using 2 Deep Drop rods at once (buoy line & a tip line) and electric assist reels.

7:00am Departure

12hr Inner/Middle Banks $2400 ($400/person)

7:00am Departure

Inner and Middle banks targeting Yellowfin, Bluefin, Yellowtail, Bonita, Skipjack,
Dorado, Barracuda etc.

14hr $2800 ($467/person)

7:00am Departure

Middle and Outer banks targeting Yellowfin, Bluefin, Yellowtail, Bonita, Skipjack,
Dorado, Barracuda etc.

*Departure time for this trip may vary depending on location and distance of fish*

5 Hr Spiny Lobster Trip $900 (Charter Only with a 4 Person Max)

Local trip targeting Spiny Lobster consisting of setting and pulling traps

**Trip departs at 5:00PM**

Must have a Spiny Lobster Report Card in addition to a CA Fishing License



We also offer Whale/Dolphin Watching Year Round!

6hr Whale/Dolphin Watching Charter $1400

Targeting Humpbacks, Fin Whales, Blue Whales, Gray Whales, Dolphins, Porpoise, and various species of pelagic seabirds and Pinnipeds

Departs at 7:00am 

2pm Afternoon departures are an option as well

We have many years of experience in the whale watching industry! Our parent company is out of Monterey, CA and our crew is very experienced and highly knowledgeable in this industry!


Fish cleaning will be handled on a trip by trip basis. Fish will be filleted by the crew or you will be sent to the fish processing center just a short drive away, depending on size and quantity of fish. Card or cash can be accepted for both. If paying per person and the deckhand is filleting, only cash will be accepted.


All anglers will need a California Fishing License and possibly Mexican Fishing Permits and/or Coronado Island Bracelets. 

Permits and licenses must be purchased prior to the start of the trip and Samurai Sportfishing will reach out to you 1-2 days before your trip to let you know which if any specific permits are needed and how to get them purchased, but all anglers will need to possess a California Fishing License regardless of location. Physical copies of licenses and permits MUST BE BROUGHT ONBOARD. Licenses can be purchased through H&M Landing, please be sure to bring proper ID. You will need to bring your passport if fishing in Mexican waters.

All gear and bait is included in the price (detailed info about the gear can be found in the “About” section).

If bringing your own gear be sure to bring multiple setups.

A picture of the captain aboard the Samurai fishing boat.


No outside alcohol may be brought onboard as we possess our own liquor license. Beer can be purchased onboard the vessel. Cash sales ONLY onboard. There is an ATM available at the landing. Waters, non-alcoholic drinks, coffee, and snacks are included. Feel free to bring any sandwiches or other food items onboard that you wish to have. The vessel does have a microwave.


Sunscreen/other sun protection is highly recommended

If concerned about motion sickness we recommend taking seasickness medication at least 30 mins prior to departure. There are usually pills available at the shop located at the landing

While we do have blankets onboard, please bring your own blanket/pillow for overnight trips

Light snacks, sodas/waters, coffee will be provided onboard, please bring any other food you think you might need during the duration of your trip

All passengers onboard must possess a valid fishing license

While all gear and tackle are provided, you are welcome to bring your own. Be sure to bring multiple setups


Questions? Feel free to fill out the contact form below to leave us an email and we will get back to you  ASAP.


    J&M Sportfishing has its’ home base out of Monterey, CA! Check out http://j& for more info about our company and our trip offerings on the central coast!

    We run 4hr & 8hr Rockfish/Lingcod trips, Salmon, Halibut, Dungeness Crab, and various combo trips throughout the year!

    Our fleet consists of the 53ft New Horizon, 65ft Chubasco, and the 50ft Pacifica.

    We also offer whale watching trips through our sister company

    All of our vessels are available for open party trips as well as for private charters.