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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.”

  • “Best cap't to fish with great times all around. He works hard for your money. He is very mindful of his customers' needs.”

  • “I hear from my friend the trip was great!”

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  • Shereen V. San Jose, CA

    I love going out on the Riptide with Captain Smitty! He is a great captain and tries his best to get everyone a fish. It is not his fault if the fish just aren't biting, it is called fishing not catching. I prefer the smaller boat that the Riptide is...

  • neldog W. San Francisco, CA

    just a killer time on the Riptide.  The captain knew exactly where the fishes were.  We caught our first lincod ever and also hit our limits on rockcod.  Big thanks to Lee the deckhand for being super helpful and professional.  Shout out to seaso...

  • r a. Pacifica, CA

    I bought a spot on the rockfish trip. My expectation was to get a ride out to the undersea rocks and spend some time with a hook in the water, the "catching some fish" results were going to be pretty much up to the fish and me. I did not expect the s...

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Riptide Charters

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