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Near-Shore Sportfishing Day Trips in San Diego

Go Fishing with H&M Landing

In addition to long-range sportfishing trips (2 to 21 days) H&M Landing offers day trips: 1/2-day, 3/4-day and full-day.

1/2 Day Trip

The near-shore 1/2–day trip takes you to the coastline of Imperial Beach to the Pt. Loma kelp beds or Mexican waters. You'll be catching yellowtail, calico bass, sand bass, barracuda, bonito, mackerel and rock fish.

3/4 Day Trip

The 3/4-day trip takes you to offshore kelp beds where you'll catch yellowtail, white sea bass, barracuda, bonito, calico bass, sand bass, rock cod and bottom fish. Passports are currently required to fish at the Coronado Islands for all passengers.

Full Day Trip

The full-day trip takes you to the outer banks, 30–200 miles, where you'll catch yellowfin, albacore, blue fin and big-eye tuna; around the Coronado Islands where you'll catch yellowtail, white sea bass, barracuda and bottom fish; and off the Baja coast where you'll catch 50 species of rock cod and bottom fish.

Boats depart daily, all year around, on a regular schedule and you can simply buy a ticket and come aboard. Trip destinations and departure times will vary throughout the year, depending on the season. When you're ready to tackle some wonderful adventures, please give us a call.

We'll tell you what's biting and where, then we'll advise you on the best trip for the time you have available. Although it's not necessary, we recommend making an advance reservation to ensure your place at the rail.

For more information or to make your reservation:

Call 619.222.1144, email, or visit our website below.

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Take a Walk

In downtown San Diego, visitors find an eminently walkable destination laid out on an easy-to-navigate grid of lettered and numbered streets. With more than 44 diverse hotel properties clustered downtown, there's a wide range of hotel choices. Downtown neighborhoods like Little Italy, the East Village and the waterfront Embarcadero offer ample opportunities for strolling, shopping and dining. The historic Gaslamp Quarter alone offers over 100 restaurants, 35 bars and nightclubs and dozens of charming boutiques to explore.

Downtown San Diego's art and cultural options include the USS Midway Museum, Maritime Museum of San Diego, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, The New Children's Museum, Balboa Theater, San Diego Repertory Theater, San Diego Opera and San Diego Symphony. At the end of a long day, visitors catch one of downtown's people-powered pedi-cabs if they don't feel like walking.

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Cruise the Big Bay

When it's time to hit the beach, car-free travelers can hop aboard Flagship Cruise's San Diego Bay-Coronado Ferry at Broadway Pier for a quick 15-minute cruise across scenic San Diego Bay. Ferries leave on the half-hour and run between 9:00 AM and 9:30 PM. (10:30 PM. on Friday and Saturday).

Upon docking at the Coronado Ferry Landing, visitors have access to the enchanted isle of Coronado where they find small town charm along manicured Ocean Avenue, at the historic Hotel del Coronado and on Coronado Beach - consistently voted the Top Family Beach in North America by the Travel Channel.

Find a place to stay

Book online or call 1-800-350-6205 to speak with a local expert

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