Kraken Sportfishing

3 reviews
In demand!

If you want to cast off on the fishing trip of a lifetime in sunny SoCal, Kraken Sportfishing is ready to show you what these plentiful waters have to offer! Departing out of San Diego, you’ll be in prime position to explore everything from fish-filled kelp beds to offshore hotspots. Even better? Your guide is lifelong angler Captain Leng Bai, who has plenty of tips and tricks up his sleeve.

Capt. Leng runs an impressive variety of shared and private charters, which are all customizable. No matter your skill level, you’ll find something to suit you perfectly. Newer anglers or families can opt for exciting, budget-friendly shorter trips to nearshore waters, where Halibut, Calico Bass, and Rockfish can be found. More experience under your belt? Head out for a full day and battle oversized Tuna!

You’ll be fishing from the “Kraken,” a 2004 Grady White Islander. She measures a spacious 29 feet, with room for up to 4 guests, and is powered by twin Yamaha 4-stroke 150 HP outboard engines. Capt. Leng has had the boat outfitted for all types of fishing, and you’ll find top-quality navigational electronics on board to guide you to the hotspots.

Capt. Leng employs a wide range of fishing methods, including deep sea fishing, fishing with live bait and artificial lures, sight casting, bottom fishing, bay fishing, and spearfishing. Using a mix of these methods, he’ll have you targeting a wide range of species, including Tuna species, Mahi Mahi, Yellowtail, Halibut, Sea Bass, Lingcod, Sheephead, and Rockfish.

If you’d like to spearfish, you must have some experience and bring your own gear along. Prefer to try a more conventional technique? Your captain has mounted grand-slam outriggers for trolling, as well as Penn, Phoenix, and Calstar rods paired with Penn and Accurate reels. These are all included in your trip!

Your trip also includes lures, live bait on longer trips, and snacks and drinks. Grab a fishing license and cast off on an adventure with Kraken Sportfishing!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip – Private
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    $2,250
    up to 4 persons
    + $250
    each additional person
    More experience under your belt? This is the perfect option if you're after bigger game fish! There's plenty of time to explore various locations, or just stick with where the fish are on fire. You'll go after species like various Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Lingcod, Rockfish, and Halibut. If there's anything you'd like to target in particular, just let your captain know. He'll provide rods, reels, bait, lures, and tackle for you, as well as snacks and drinks. Just bring a fishing license and your best game face!
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip – Private
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    $1,600
    up to 4 persons
    + $199
    each additional person
    This longer trip gives you plenty more time to explore other locations, or just stick with where the fish are on fire! Expect to go after species like various Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Lingcod, Rockfish, Kelp, Halibut, and whatever else is biting. Anglers of all skill levels are welcome, but your captain recommends this trip especially for more experienced fishermen. You'll be provided with rods, reels, bait, lures, and tackle, as well as snacks and drinks. All you need to bring is a fishing license.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Private
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    $1,250
    up to 4 persons
    + $125
    each additional person
    This trip is perfect for big groups or families who want the boat to themselves – as well as the chance to experience some awesome offshore fishing! You'll have time to fish the banks and look for kelps patties, where you'll target species such as Yellowtail and Calico Bass. Even better, you'll be back to the dock for dinner. Your captain will provide rods reels, bait, lures, and tackle, as well as snacks and drinks. All have you to bring is a fishing license.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Nearshore – Private (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $750
    up to 4 persons
    If you're traveling with a big group or want the boat to yourself, this is the trip for you! You'll be fishing around Mission Bay. This includes locations such as the harbor mouth, the 9-mile bridge, the kelp beds, La Jolla, Imperial Beach, San Diego Bay, the back bay, and the Coronado Bridge. Calico Bass, Yellowtail, Rockfish, Halibut, and some local species are all on your target list. Your captain will provide all the fishing gear, as well as snacks and drinks, so just bring along a fishing license.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Nearshore – Private (PM)
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $750
    up to 4 persons
    Have a lie-in before heading out for an afternoon of fishing with your family or best fishing buddies! This private trip is perfect if you'd like the boat to yourself. You'll be fishing in and around Mission Bay, including the harbor mouth, the 9-mile bank, the kelp beds, La Jolla, Imperial Beach, San Diego Bay, the back bay, and the Coronado Bridge. Yellowtail, Calico Bass, Rock Fish, Halibut, and some local species are all up for grabs, and your fishing gear will be provided. Just bring a license!
  • Private trip
    Lobster Trip
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 4:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Oct 1 - Feb 1
    $400
    up to 4 persons
    Lobster trip for 4. All gear included just bring your lobster card.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Bay Trip (Late Am)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    $395
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Fish Mission Bay for Local Spotted Bay bass, calico bass, sand bass, halibut and and other bay fish that is out there. Perfect way for beginners to learn how to fish, or a quick getaway from day to day life. Flexible departure time. (Just ask in advance). Drinks and snacks provided.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Bay Trip (Midday)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $395
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Fish Mission Bay for Local Spotted Bay bass, calico bass, sand bass, halibut and and other bay fish that is out there. Perfect way for beginners to learn how to fish, or a quick getaway from day to day life. Flexible departure time. (Just ask in advance). Drinks and snacks provided.
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About the Captain

Leng Bai
San Diego, California, Estados Unidos
5 Fishing Reports
3 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since Agosto 2019
Captain Leng Bai grew up in a fishing community on the Northern Mariana Islands and Guam, and has been immersed in that lifestyle and fishing ever since. He has fished all over the world, having cast his line and spearfished in the Mariana Islands, Guam, Palau, Micronesia, Philippines, Thailand, Bali, Hawaii, as well as in beautiful Southern California. He believes the best decision he made was choosing to fish around the world and explore different cultures. He has been fishing Southern California for 5 years now and holds a USCG Captain’s license. Come explore these rich waters with him aboard Kraken Sportfishing!

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Targeted Species

Calico Bass Calico Bass
California Sheephead California Sheephead
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Halibut Halibut

Lingcod Lingcod
Lobster Lobster
Marlin (Blue) Marlin (Blue)
Rockfish Rockfish

Seabass (White) Seabass (White)
Tuna (Bluefin) Tuna (Bluefin)
Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)
Yellowtail Amberjack Yellowtail Amberjack

Boat Specs

Grady White (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 2004. Powered by 2 150HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
30 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Kite Fishing
Handline
Spearfishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 30 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
PayPal
Bank Transfer
Visa
Mastercard

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 5% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.83
out of 5 stars from 3 reviews
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A+++ Fishing charter and Captain
A+++ Fishing charter and Captain
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
67%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Bruce N.

The captain canceled

VERIFIED   NEW  Junio 21, 2020
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Indio, CA
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A+++ Fishing charter and Captain

VERIFIED   Noviembre 8, 2019
I took my girlfriend on this private fishing charter and it was everything we could’ve hoped for. Captain Leng was most helpful...
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Joseph D.
Santa Ana, California
 4.67
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VERIFIED   Mayo 28, 2020
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