For almost 50 years, Channel Islands Sportfishing Center in Oxnard has been a staple in the sportfishing community. Located in beautiful Channel Islands Harbor we are only 11 miles from Anacapa Island, which is the gateway to the stunning Channel Islands archipelago. With 13 boats, our own live bait operation, free parking and a fully stocked tackle shop, CISCOS is the premier sportfishing landing in Southern California. With the capacity to take over 400 anglers fishing daily, we have the ideal sportfishing adventure for everyone.
From fun company outings with full galley service to serious hardcore light load boats, our captains and crew will do their best to ensure your day on the water is an epic one to remember. Our experienced skippers have the ability to fish coastal in Malibu, local islands like Anacapa and Santa Cruz or venture to the outer islands like Santa Rosa Island, San Miguel Island, Santa Barbara Island and San Nicolas Island. Daily runs include 1/2 day fishing trips, 3/4 day fishing trips, full day fishing trips. We also have outstanding overnight and multiday fishing boats with full galleys and bunks.
Channel Islands Sportfising Center in Oxnard is the home of 3 IGFA World Record fish, including 2 California Halibut World Records and 1 White Seabass World Record. Our boats also boast the highest calico bass, rockfish, halibut, lingcod and white seabass counts on the coast.
During the months of January through April, we have our Whale Watch trips that depart daily to the Channel Islands National Park & Marine Sanctuary and along our coastal shoreline. Our waters are home to a diverse wildlife. Gray Whales, Humpbacks, Blue Whales, Orcas, Sea Lions, several species of Dolphins, and lots of bird life are can be seen on any trip.
So whether you're 5 or 80, let Channel Islands Sportfishing Center in Oxnard show you the fantastic world of sportfishing and what our beautfiul area has to offer.