Channel Islands

Island Tak

Island Tak Fishing boat

Owned/Operated by John Fuqua

Island Tak Sportfishing Office Phone (805) 469-0417

45' - 10 Passengers - 11 Bunks

If you are ready to get down to some serious fishing then it is time to book your charter on the Island Tak out of Channel Islands Sportfishing. Comfortable and efficient, the Island Tak provides the perfect fishing excursion for any angler, from the novice to most experienced. The 11 passenger, 11 bunk vessel is just the right size for those mid size groups wanting to book a full day fishing charter.

The Island Tak is one of Ventura County premier charter fishing boats. If you like Calico Bass fishing then the Island Tak is a great vessel to charter.

John Fuqua, owner/operator,  is very knowledgeable of the Northern Channel Islands fishing grounds, consistently producing quality White Seabass, Yellowtail and Calico Bass.

Available for Private Charters only

Call 805-382-1612 for availability.

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Coastal & Local Island Charters

Number of Passengers - 10
Departure Time - 4:30 AM


Weekday $1,450.00
Weekend $1,450.00
**$50 Surcharge for early arrival
***The Island Tak does not have a galley. Please bring your own food and beverages.



  • All charters require a 50% deposit at time of booking.
  • A 4% Harbor Fee will be added to all open party tickets and private charters. Previously this cost was built into the price but due to rising costs it needs to be factored separately. 
  • California fishing licenses are required for all anglers 16 years of age and older.
  • Bait is included on all trips. Live Bait provided when available. No guarantees of type or size.
  • Illegal drugs, including Medical Marijuana, firearms, or explosives of any kind are not allowed.
  • NO ICE CHESTS allowed on boats except where noted.
  • All prices are subject to change without notice.
  • Licenses, Fishing Tackle, Food and Beverages, Fish Filleting and Gratuities are additional on all trips unless otherwise noted.
  • Possible fuel price increases may require that a fuel surcharge be added at the time of departure.
  • We reserve the right to substitute boats in the unlikely event the scheduled boat is not available.
  • All boats at Channel Islands Sportfishing are individually owned, operated, and maintained. Channel Islands Sportfishing does not hire, train or employ any of the crews on the boats. Passengers assume all responsibility for themselves while onboard the vessels.
  • See our Cancellation policy
  • Please read the COVID-19 Information page.