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Riptide Charters is the premier outfit for sport fishing, whale watching, burials at sea, and eco touring in Half Moon Bay. We operate off the San Francisco coast.

Ocean recreation and adventure is our specialty!

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  • “Nothing but good to say about fishing on the Riptide. Both captain and crew always do a great job of putting us on fish and putting fish in the boat. If I am not catching fish, then I am doing something wrong.”



  • Joseph B. San Mateo, CA

    Went out today and we were the Last ones to Leave but we were the first to come back and everyone had there limit. The crew was very helpful and friendly will defiantly be going back for some more rock cod on the rip tide y

  • Roy P. Union City, CA

    I have went out on capt. smitty`s boat a lot of times , seem very nice to me and lee is great deckhand, they call it fishing for a reason not catching i am going out tomorrow 8/23/13 will come back here and post the results but it...

  • Ross M. Tracy, CA

    09/23013 Had a GREAT trip aboard Riptide Sportfishing. Caught so many fish! Limits of rockfish for the whole boat. My group of 4 caught 6 keeper Lingcod and and I caught a toad of a Cabazon. Capt. Smitty was all around the boat helping Lee the deckha...

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Riptide Charters

Phone 650-728-8433
Hours Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun: 6:00 am - 6:00 pm