I have been fishing my whole life and been on many long range trips. The  SOA is by far the finest. Mike & Brian are the most intense captains  I have ever seen. He is a fish hunter 24 hours a day. The crew is first class and very helpful. The food is over the top. This will be my 20th year in a row fishing with these guys. Thanks so much for so many great trips and fish.

Tehachapi, CA


I can’t say enough great things about Captain Mike and the whole crew! I was fortunate to take my dad on many trips when he was well into his 80’s, and he absolutely enjoyed himself. I plan on taking my kids on the next one. Thanks Mike for all the great memories, but especially for that massive Tuna!

Lake Hughes, CA


I am 19 years old and have been going with my Dad since I was 12 years old.  These trips are the BOMB!! Lots of fish and fun,  a good time with my dad.  It’s great because this is something that we can share together. Capt. Mike let me go up into the wheel house and gave me some pointers. I can’t wait until the next trip. Also, we got to see the great white sharks at Guadalupe Island.  I ended up with a huge Yellow Fin Tuna.

Bakersfield, California


Mike, Brian, and All the Crew,

Thanks for a trip of a lifetime. We caught over 300 tuna. It was off the chart fishing.

Paso Robles, CA


Thanks for another great trip! You guys are the best.  Age is catching up with me a little so I don’t do the hard core fishing like I used to, but I had a great time hanging out with you folks.

Pasadena, California


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