Long Range Trips

Enjoy the full spectrum of long range fishing with the most respected Sportfishing company on the West Coast. Take advantage of the personal service and modern accommodations of the H&M Landing fleet. Personable and experienced staff and crew will help you every step of the way.

All vessels are individually owned and operated, assuring you of the highest level of personal service. With a full calendar of trips on three of San Diego’s finest vessels, you will find the exact trip and dates that you are looking for.

Complete Sportfishing packages from 2 to 21 days. All trips include luxury live-aboard accommodations, complete meal service, personal crew attention, live bait, on board fish filleting and refrigerated fish holds to preserve your catch. All you need to bring is sunscreen and your duffle bag.

Get ready to enjoy yourself on an H&M Landing Baja Long Range Fishing Trip that will please your senses and your sense of adventure.  There is a convenience fee on all credit/debit transactions.


  • 88′ X 25′
  • Sleeps 30
  • Captain Mike Keating

Designed for comfort, speed & stability. Air-conditioned private staterooms. Spacious galley salon with TV, VCR and library. Large exterior deck areas. Modern safety, navigational and communications equipment. 15 ton refrigerated fish hold. 2,500 mile range on trips of up to 16 days.


  • 80′ X 22′
  • Sleeps 25
  • Captains Bob Taft and Scott Hart

Top Gun 80 is the latest addition to San Diego’s long range fleet. Top Gun 80 has nine air conditioned cabins which accommodate 2 or 3 people; 3 heads with hot fresh water showers; a comfortable lounge/galley to accommodate all aboard; salad bar, ice maker, VCR and stereo. Licensed for inclusion of Zone 3, she can fish as far south as Cedros, San Benitos and Guadalupe Islands on trips of up to seven days.


  • 105′ x 27′
  • Sleeps 38
  • Captain Andy Cates

105 feet of fishing luxury! 16 private two person staterooms. 5 heads and fresh hot water showers. 19 ton fish refrigerated spray brine fish hold. 6 bait tanks. Entertainment center with VCR, TV, wet bar. Spacious salon & sun deck. The most modern electronics including GPS, Sonar, Weather Fax, Infrared satellite receiver & Satellite telephone for your personal calls.


  • 93′ X 25′
  • Sleeps 55
  • Captain Bradley Phillips

M/V FIRST STRING is the newest and most luxurious fishing vessel in the California 1 – 6 day range fleet. Her low to the water, exceptionally wide beam offers our passengers a huge deck area and a much more stable fishing platform. FIRST STRING’S greatest claim and reason for our success, is her superior and experienced crew. Bradley Phillips, Owner/Operator has 30 years of experience fishing the California and Mexican waters. Our goal and top priority, whether you are a beginner or any expert, is to make your trip a safe, memorable, and happy experience by guaranteeing you the finest service on a very clean and safe vessel.

Long Range Trips

Boat Boat Name Trip Length Trip Description Book Trip
Top Gun 80 – 5.5 Day Fishing 5.5 Days Adult Ticket: $1495 Top Gun 80’s Schedule
First String – 8 Day 8 Days Adult Ticket: $2190 First String’s Schedule
Spirit of Adventure – Long Range Fishing 4 – 16 Days Adult Ticket: Rates Vary Spirit of Adventure’s Schedule
Red Rooster III – Long Range Fishing 3 – 18 Days Adult Ticket: Rates Vary Red Rooster III’s Long Range Schedule