Half Moon Bay, California - San Mateo - Riptide Sportfishing

Half Moon Bay Sport Fishing

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Riptide Sportfishing offers Half Moon Bay fishing charter, fishing trips for salmon, rock cod

Riptide Sportfishing is an owner/operated independent Half Moon Bay sportfishing charter located in Pillar Point Harbor, El Granada (near Half Moon Bay), California. Let us customize your trip to meet the unique needs of your group!

Offering Half Moon Bay sport fishing and whale watching tours off the
San Mateo, San Francisco Bay area coast.

Shallow water light tackle Rock Fishing
Rock Fish (local or Farallone Island trips)
Tuna Fishing
Whale Watching and Nature Trips
Burials at Sea

Captain Smitty

Riptide Sportfishing offers Half Moon Bay fishing charter, fishing trips for salmon, rock cod The "Riptide" is owned and operated by Capt. William Smith. "Capt. Smitty" has worked on sportfishing boats in the Bay Area for over forty years, has been a licensed captain for thirty years, and has been involved in Half Moon Bay sport fishing for the past twenty five years.

Capt. Smitty's Riptide Sportfishing specializes in providing personalized attention to individuals and small groups. His enthusiasm for Half Moon Bay sportfishing makes your trip memorable. The F/V Riptide is a 40 fiberglass hull, equipped with turbo diesel, state-of-the art electronics, and is licensed and inspected by the United States Coast Guard. Riptide is located on "H" dock at Pillar Pt. Harbor in El Granada (near Half Moon Bay), California.

Professional affiliations: Member in good standing with the Golden Gate Fishermen's Association, Masters Mates & Pilots, Half Moon Bay Chamber of Commerce, Diver's Alert Network, and Drug Testing Consultants Inc.

Half Moon Bay Sport Fishing Charter Rates

Riptide Sportfishing offers Half Moon Bay fishing charter, fishing trips for salmon, rock cod Individual Rates (does not include license or tackle)

 -Salmon $99 (cash) 102 (credit) weekends/weekday
 -Rockfish (local) $85(cash) $88(credit) weekdays / $89(cash) 92(credit) weekends
 -Tuna $300.

Rockfish Charter (does not include license or tackle) Season opens May 1st
Weekday (local) charters first 12 passengers: $984(cash) $1,020(credit) ($82 [cash] each additional person)
Weekend (local) charters first 15 passengers: $1,305(cash and credit). ($87 each additional person)

For charters a 50% deposit is required to hold reservation
Check in time is 6:00 am AT THE SHOP
(ALWAYS VERIFY YOUR TIME, Trips return between 1 and 3 PM)

Half Moon Bay Salmon Fishing Charter
  -Weekday charters first 12 passengers: $1,188(cash) $1,224(credit)($98. each additional person)
  -Weekend charters first 15 passengers: $1,485(cash) $1530(credit) ($98. each additional person)

For charters a 50% deposit is required to hold reservation
Check in time is 5:00 am AT THE Shop
(ALWAYS VERIFY YOUR TIME, Trips return between 1 and 3 PM)

Riptide Sportfishing offers Half Moon Bay fishing charter, fishing trips for salmon, rock cod Half Moon Bay Tuna Fishing Charter (in season)
 
-Tuna charters up to 6 passengers: $1,800.

Does not include license or tackle. For charters a 50% deposit is required to hold reservation Check in time is 4 am AT THE BOAT (ALWAYS VERIFY YOUR TIME)

Rod Rental Tackle and license ( Available on board the boat)
 -Rod rental is $10 per person
 -Basic tackle kit is $12-$14 per person
 -One Day License is $15.12 per person

Fish cleaning
Riptide Sportfishing offers Half Moon Bay fishing charter, fishing trips for salmon, rock cod Salmon are cleaned on board, free of charge.
Rockfish and tuna can be cleaned for you for a nominal charge.



Half Moon Bay Whale Watching:

Individual Rates:
 -$45. Per person 3-hour tour

Private Charters for Whale Watching/Nature Trips (November -May)

   $75 Per Person Weekdays/Weekends
 -Weekdays - up to 12 people -$520. (Regular 3-hour tour)
 -Weekends - up to 15 people -$675. (Regular 3-hour tour)
 -Weekdays - up to 12 people -$900.(Regular all day tour)
 -Weekends - up to 15 people -$1,125. (Regular all day
 
Individuals and small groups must total a minimum of 8 passengers to run a trip

Minimum of 10 people required for open loads.


Half Moon Bay sport fishing. Charter the RIPTIDE for your group!

Beginners & Individuals Welcome!

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