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Channel Islands Sportfishing & Whale Watching Center - Oxnard, CA

Channel Islands Sportfishing - CISCOS - image


At Channel Islands Sportfishing, it's about more than a  fishing cruise. It's about a full team of professionals working to deliver you the widest options, most viable and productive fishing grounds, and a trip that embraces the thrill of a lifetime.

When integrity, professionalism,and quality matter, call CISCOS (805) 382-1612

Sportfishing Oxnard Open Party - Private Charter - Pacific Islander - pic

Our vessels (boats and sportfisher catamaran) can be reserved for 1/2 day, 3/4 day , full-day or multi-day charters. We offer fishing charters, whale watching and sunset cruises. We also run daily 1/2 and 3/4 day deep sea fishing and longer.  Popular sportfishing catches include:

  • Rock Cod
  • World Class Halibut
  • White Seabass
  • Yellowtail
  • Calico Bass
  • Sand Bass
  • Tuna

Serving the Community over 45 years

At Channel Islands Sport Fishing, we uphold solid service values that recollect an era when customer satisfaction was a top priority. That's why we have assembled a fleet of vessels that will meet a wide range of needs, from the impromptu fishing trip with the gang, to corporate fishing excursions.

Daily runs include ½ day trips, 3/4 day runs, and full day trips. We have outstanding overnight and multi-day trip boats with full galleys and bunks. The comfort and safety of our passengers are our top priority. Our boats are all well-equipped and certified by the USCG yearly. All have EPIRBS, and life rafts.

Whether you are 8 or 80, novice or pro, we have the perfect vessel for your perfect day at sea. Call us today for more information on booking reservations for private or open party charters.

Our Sportfishing Fleet:

  • Pacific Islander
  • Aloha Spirit - Captain: Shawn Steward
  • Constitution - Captain:
  • Coral Sea - Captain: Alex Edwards
  • Erna B - Captain: Dave Wortham
  • Gentleman - Captain: Don Rowell
  • Island Tak - Captain: Steve Kelly
  • Mirage - Captain: Joe Villareal & Tucker McCombs
  • Pacific Islander - Captain: Steve Virtue
  • Ranger 85 - Captain: Frank Ursitti
  • Sea Jay - Captain: John Fuqua
  • Seabiscuit - Captain: Bobby Valney
  • Speed Twin - Captain: Jesse Martinez

What To Bring

  • Fishing license (you purchase at the landing)
  • Sunblock (30+ SPF): The sun is brighter on the ocean and there is a lot of reflective glare off its surface. Thoroughly cover your face, neck and ears; and any other exposed skin.
  • Hat
  • sunglasses
  • Hand towel or chamois
  • Camera: to capture that trophy fish photo
  • Sea sickness medication: If you haven’t been out before or have a history. It doesn’t hurt to bring some. Don’t overindulge with alcohol the night before going fishing.
  • Water and snacks: They are available on the boat for purchase, but you may want to bring your own.

(805) 382-1612


Channel Islands Sportfishing (CISCOS)

4151 Victoria Ave

Oxnard, CA 93035


805.382.4037 (fax)


Driving Directions

101 Freeway exit - Victoria Ave

Head south down Victoria Avenue 5 or 6 miles towards the harbor

Continue straight until you reach 4151 Victoria Avenue.

Turn right on Murre St. or Pelican (if you go past Murre you've gone to far) There is plenty of FREE Parking.

Look for the Pelican on the sign (His name is Cisco)