About the Black Pearl

Discover the Ultimate Fishing Adventure

Embark on an unforgettable fishing journey aboard the Black Pearl, Morro Bay's finest charter for both novice and experienced anglers. With its deep-sea prowess and commitment to providing a memorable fishing experience, the Black Pearl stands out as the go-to destination for those seeking adventure on the waters of Morro Bay.

Key Features:

  • Vessel Size & Capacity: Boat holds 50 people, but for the comfort of our guests, all trips are scheduled as limited loads, with ½ Day and ¾ Day trips scheduled with 30 passengers, while Full Day and longer trips run ultra limited loads of 22-25 passengers.
  • Comfort & Accommodation: Equipped with 28 bunks and a hot galley, the vessel ensures comfort for overnight and extended trips. Enjoy homemade meals and restful sleep between fishing sessions. The boat has 2 heads, hot and cold running water, showers, satellite television, and on all Full Day and longer trips, the bunkrooms are opened up to the passengers.
  • Fishing Capabilities: With a 180 scoop bait capacity, a 5-ton refrigerated fish hold, and equipped with wide-scan sonar, the Black Pearl is perfectly outfitted for long-range fishing trips. This ensures your catch stays fresh and enhances our ability to locate fish, making your experience both successful and enjoyable.

Experienced Crew

Led by Captain Brian "Ahab" Walker, the Black Pearl's crew boasts extensive knowledge of the best fishing spots and techniques, ensuring a fruitful fishing experience.

Diverse Fishing Opportunities

From half-day to multi-day excursions, the Black Pearl offers a variety of trip types, catering to all levels of fishing enthusiasm and experience.

Family-Friendly Adventures

Not just for the seasoned angler, the Black Pearl provides a welcoming environment for families and groups looking to enjoy a day out on the water.

FISH COUNTS

Recent fish count from Black Pearl trips.

AM 1/2 Day Trip • May 30, 2024

Anglers

Lingcod

Vermilion Rockfish

Rockfish

Services

Services

Explore our array of top-notch services aboard the Black Pearl, where every fishing trip turns into a unique and memorable adventure tailored to your preferences.

Photo of the fishing vessel Black Pearl

Private Charters

Step aboard the Black Pearl for an exclusive fishing experience with our private charters, where the ocean becomes your personal playground. Tailored to meet your individual needs, these charters offer a perfect blend of privacy, flexibility, and top-notch fishing opportunities. Whether it's a family outing, a corporate event, or a gathering with friends, our experienced crew ensures a seamless and enjoyable adventure. Revel in the luxury of having the entire boat to yourselves, with itineraries customized to your fishing preferences and schedule.

Food Photos

Hot Galley

Delight in the culinary offerings of the Black Pearl's hot galley, where fresh, homemade meals add a delicious dimension to your fishing adventure. Our galley serves a variety of savory dishes, ranging from hearty breakfasts to satisfy your early morning appetite, to sumptuous lunches to refuel after a busy morning of fishing. Indulge in our signature dishes like tri-tip, stuffed burgers, and Jalapeño bread grilled cheese, all prepared on board to enhance your sea experience. The hot galley is more than just a convenience—it's a cornerstone of the Black Pearl's commitment to offering a fully immersive and enjoyable fishing trip.

Fishing Collage from the Black Pearl

Great Fishing & Open Party Trips

Embark on an exhilarating fishing journey with the Black Pearl's Open Party trips, a fantastic option for individual anglers or small groups. These trips offer the perfect opportunity to experience the rich fishing grounds of Morro Bay, where both novice and experienced fishermen can reel in impressive catches. Enjoy the camaraderie of fellow anglers as you chase the day's best catch, guided by our knowledgeable crew. Whether it's a half-day, full-day, or even a multi-day trip, the Black Pearl promises a memorable fishing experience filled with adventure and excitement.

Photos

Photos

Recent photos from Black Pearl trips.

  • All
  • Vermilion Rockfish
  • Rockfish
  • Starry Rockfish
  • Bocaccio
  • Lingcod
  • Copper Rockfish
  • Ocean Whitefish
  • Canary Rockfish
  • Chilipepper

Vermilion Rockfish

Rockfish, Starry Rockfish

Bocaccio

Lingcod

Copper Rockfish

Lingcod

Rockfish

Ocean Whitefish

Vermilion Rockfish, Rockfish

Canary Rockfish, Chilipepper

Vermilion Rockfish

Lingcod

Ocean Whitefish

Chilipepper

Vermilion Rockfish

Bocaccio

Vermilion Rockfish, Chilipepper

Vermilion Rockfish, Rockfish, Ocean Whitefish, Chilipepper

Rockfish

Lingcod, Rockfish, Ocean Whitefish

Rockfish

Crew

Crew

The Heart and Soul Behind Every Successful Voyage

Brian "Ahab" Walker

Captain

Captain Brian "Ahab" Walker, a master of the seas, skillfully leads the Black Pearl with his extensive experience and deep knowledge of Morro Bay's fishing hotspots.

Experienced Crew

Our crew, boasting years of combined experience in sportfishing, is dedicated to providing guests with safe, enjoyable, and successful fishing expeditions, ensuring every trip is a memorable one on the waters of Morro Bay.

1/2 Day Inshore Fishing

Fish report for May 27, 2024

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PMAF Tackle Shop 1/2 Day Charter

Fish report for May 26, 2024

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Western Outdoor News 12 Hour Charter

Fish report for May 25, 2024

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Solid 1/2 Day Fishing

Fish report for May 24, 2024

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Sunday was Family Funday!

Fish report for May 20, 2024

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Contact

Contact

Get in Touch with the Black Pearl Team! Ready to set sail for an unforgettable fishing adventure or have questions about our services? Reach out to us using the contact form below. We're here to provide you with all the information you need for your next trip. Our contact section includes a convenient form, our detailed contact information, and a map for easy navigation to our location. Whether you're planning your next big catch or need more details about our trips, we're just a message away!

Location:

1001 Front St
Morro Bay, CA 93442

Email:

gambit@blackpearlsportfishing.net

Call:

(805) 400-7340

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