Salty Dog Fishing Charter

Old Spool Fishing Charters - Newport Beach -

"Frances B" - WorldCat 266SC

Our charter fishing vessel is the "Frances B". The boat is a 26 foot power catamaran powered by two 2017 Tohatsu 150HP outboards. Catamarans give a much smoother ride than the traditional monohull and gives an excellent fishing platform. The boat is equipped with everything you need offshore or at catalina island . It has radar, GPS, autopilot, 55 gallon bait tank, fish finder, outriggers, fresh water tank, head and holding tank, and all the necessary safety equipment. A very stable and comfortable fishing boat made for our local waters. A fishing guides dream boat!

Matt has been a licensed US Coast Guard captain since 2011. Born and raised in California Matt has loved fishing since childhood. Learning how to fish in freshwater lakes and streams in the Sierra Mountains quickly turned to an obsession on targeting larger gamefish in the Pacific. Beyond being a fishermen Matt is a true waterman. Having swam the 21 mile Catalina Channel, working six years as a local ocean lifeguard, surfing every chance he can, and coaching a local high school water polo team for eight years, Matt is constantly in or around the water. Eager to share his passion of the local fishery and it's waters, Matt started running four passenger fishing charters and loves every minute he shares with his guests aboard Old Spool!