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Afishinados Charters

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205 Crescent Ave., Waterfront side of Metropole Hotel, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Exceeded my expectations!

I went on the flying fish tour last month. I can't even begin to explain how awesome the night was... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2014
ambrides
Sunset cruise

I wanted to go on a sunset cruise to Two Harbors, but unfortunately there wasn't one available on... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2014
Anita S
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Pasadena, California
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You have seen Avalon, now experience Catalina Island aboard an Afishinados Charter. Try our 30' GUSTO for coastal fishing on a gjreat boat with a head. Our 40' AFISHINADO is a go-anywhere vessel with all the amenities for groups of 6 or less. Larger...more
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Hours Today: 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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205 Crescent Ave., Waterfront side of Metropole Hotel, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Reviewed October 18, 2014

I went on the flying fish tour last month. I can't even begin to explain how awesome the night was. The boat was gorgeous and comfortable. Captain John was a genuine guy with a great personality. He seemed every bit as excited about seeing the...More

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Reviewed October 6, 2014

I wanted to go on a sunset cruise to Two Harbors, but unfortunately there wasn't one available on the days we were in Avalon. We came across the Afishinados walking on Crescent Ave where they had brochures and cards describing their many tours. They had...More

1  Thank Anita S
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Reviewed September 24, 2014

We recently stayed in Avalon on Santa Catalina Island for two nights (1.5 days), and wanted to experience as much of the island as we could in that relatively short period of time. In addition to parasailing, underwater fishwatching, touring the Casino building, and a...More

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Reviewed September 18, 2014

We've been to Catalina many times but this was our first Afishinados experience and it won't be our last. The sunset cruise was fabulous. The route Captain Lance took was extremely interesting and totally unavailable to the casual tourist. He also regaled us with interesting...More

2  Thank innfan2013
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Reviewed September 9, 2014

Great tour! Can't wait to come back during peak season and see even more. I appreciated the Captain's efforts to take us as far north as necessary to do some spotting and the end of season drink. Cheers!

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Reviewed September 8, 2014

We have been visiting Catalina for six years now and have had a chance to try many things the island has to offer. Afishinados charters has been the best by far. We did the flying fish tour on the Cadillac. Even late in the season...More

2  Thank Fishinpaul
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Reviewed September 4, 2014

We were very pleased with our trip. Lance did a fantastic job finding the flying fish even very late in the season. The boat is immaculate and very comfortable to be aboard. We are hoping to have the opportunity to take this trip again with...More

Thank Becky G
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Reviewed September 3, 2014

My family had a great charter with Captain Scott on the Mojo! Left at dawn with my father and my two young sons and picked up live squid for bait. After landing a nice halibut, my father hooked up a yellowtail that was being chased...More

2  Thank Bobby A
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Reviewed September 1, 2014

John is an awesome captain, the Catallac is beautiful, immaculate & very comfortable. My family spent the day fishing, snorkeling & eating BBQ. We had so much fun. Without hesitation, I entrusted John with my families' safety on the open ocean, something I do not...More

Thank S w
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Reviewed August 29, 2014

Captain John King and the Catallac made memories for our group on our recent charter trip from Long Beach to view the bald eagle territories at Catalina's West End and Two Harbors. Professional, knowledgeable, and just plain fun, John's enthusiasm for what he does is...More

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