Channel Islands

Ranger 85

Ranger 85 Fishing Boat

Owned/Operated by - Ranger 85 Sportfishing, Inc.

Ranger 85 Sportfishing Website

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85' - 30 Passengers - 40 Bunks - Full Galley

The RANGER 85 is one of the most versatile Sportfishing Vessels on the West Coast. At 85 feet in length you have plenty of fishing room and comfort. With a wide deck and a low profile the Ranger 85 is an excellent platform to fish on. The Ranger 85 is the Largest Sportfishing Vessel in Ventura County. "We pride ourselves in taking care of your fish. We have two fish holds that allow us to keep your catch very cold for filleting or we can freeze your fish for transporting home."

The Ranger 85 is a fishing charter boat. Fish the Northern Channel Islands and catch White Seabass, Yellowtail, Halibut, Rockfish, Lingcod and more. Whether you are a seasoned angler or a novice, after one of Captain Frank’s legendary Fishing Seminars" before the trip you’ll step up to the rail with confidence and be ready to handle anything that strikes. You'll get to fish with our seasoned crew that is always ready to help make your trip on the Ranger 85 a great fishing experience. 

Pricing information


  • 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

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