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Guided Kayak Fishing

Perfect for beginner or experienced kayak fishers

Our guided fishing trips are great for beginners and experienced anglers alike. The waters along the Central Coast offer a wonderfully diverse fishery. Our guides have been fishing these waters for years and can help get you on the fish. The fishing season along the Central Coast generally runs from April 1st thru December 31st, with the best conditions between June and October.

Whether you have your own kayak and gear or need to rent some of ours, our experienced guides are happy to hit the water with you. The fishing in our local waters is usually very good with assorted rockfish, lingcod, cabezon, and perch being the most common species. At certain times of the year and when in season salmon, halibut, and white seabass may be found as well. Depending on your kayaking experience, fishing experience, and water conditions we can offer trips to multiple locations along our local coastline. Check our booking calendar to find available trips or give us a call at 805-773-3500 to discuss what will best fit your situation.


  • Dept. of fish & wildlife licensed fishing guide
  • outfitted fishing kayak
  • rod and reel
  • PFD (life jacket)
  • bait and tackle
  • water and light snack
  • photos of your day on the water
  • Minimum age is 12yrs old with an adult in tandem
  • Each person must be able to swim
Reservation & Cancellation Policy

Reservations are required for all Tours and Classes. Full payment is required at the time of booking. If you need to cancel we will issue a full refund up to 7 days before your scheduled reservation. There are NO REFUNDS for cancellations LESS THAN 7 DAYS before your booking or for “no shows”. Central Coast Kayaks reserves the right to cancel a Tour or Class based on poor/unsafe weather conditions. In this event, Central Coast Kayaks will contact you as soon as possible and issue a FULL REFUND or offer to RESCHEDULE your booking.

Light rain or heavy fog will not always cancel your booking, as long as conditions remain calm and safe.

The morning is the ideal time to get on the water, before the wind comes up. Paddling early will maximize your time and experience on the water providing the best conditions and offering better opportunities for viewing wildlife. When booking a tour or rental consider paddling before noon.