Channel Islands
SportFishing
Cisco's Fleet
Anacapa Island Arch
Morning glow of Cisco's fleet
Good morning! Let's Fish!
Humpback Whale Breaching
Channel Islands from the air
Anacapa Island
Channel Islands Humpback Whale
The eye of a Humpback whale
Fishing Photos
Holiday Food Drive 2017

It's that time of year again! For the 6th year in a row, we will be a collection site for canned goods that will be donated to Food Share of Ventura County. Bring in your donations of canned items and you'll receive free raffle tickets for our year end drawing!

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Channel Islands Sportfishing Center

There is something about the enormity of the ocean and the vastness of its riches that call to anglers everywhere. Nowhere is that more true than here, along the amazing Southern California Coast.

Channel Islands Sportfishing (CISCOS) is proud to offer premier, affordable fishing charters, having one of the largest and most impressive fleets along the Ventura and Channel Islands Coast.

Channel Islands Sportfishing offers daily fishing trips in California. Fish for World Class fish. Seasonal Whale watching, private fishing charters, harbor cruises, dolphin adventures are also available.

California Deep Sea Fishing Charters

Channel Islands Sportfishing Center enjoys providing access to the renown fishing around the Northern Channel Islands. Fishing enthusiasts love having access to the thriving marine habitat that surrounds Anacapa Island, Santa Cruz Island, Santa Rosa Island, San Miguel Island, and San Nicolas Island, as well as the coastal waters between Santa Barbara and the Ventura County line near Malibu.

At the helm of our fishing charters you'll find enthusiastic Captains who are knowledgeable about our extremely productive fishing grounds that produce a wide range of fish including world record Halibut, White Seabass, Sheephead, Barracuda, Yellowtail, Rockfish, World Class Lingcod, and Salmon, along with the surface fish which includes, Calico bass, Barracuda, Sand bass.

In recent El Nino warm water conditions, Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo, Marlin and other exotic warm water fish have been caught. The Captains and their crew are highly experienced industry leaders, and well-respected for their dedication to sport fishing.

Channel Islands Sportfishing offers daily fishing trips in California. World Record fish are a possibily. We recorded 4 California Halibut and 1 White Seabass. There have been several unrecorded catches as well. 

Book A Fishing Trip

We offer online booking for your convenience. Channel Islands Sportfishing Schedule.

Whale Watching Tours

Channel Islands Whale Watching tours begin each year in December to coincide with the annual Gray Whale migration. In late fall, these whales start migrating from the Arctic and make their way down to Mexico to give birth. Then in late winter and early spring, the gray whales and their calves migrate back up to their feeding grounds in the Arctic. They pass right past us during both trips. 

Gray Line


Gray Line


California Halibut Fishing Channel Islands

California Halibut

Rockfishing Channel Islands

Vermillion Rock Fish

Barracuda Fishing Channel Islands

Barracuda