Custom Built for Southern California Sportfishing. The "PEARL" is a solid fiberglass 65x19 ft deluxe sportfisher with all of the latest electronics and amenities. We operate year around, and specialize in 1 to 3 day trips to Southern California's and Mexico's Baja Coast, for our Summer Tuna, Albacore, and Yellowtail, and our winter Sea Bass, Ling Cod and Rock Cod. The BLACK PEARL is owned by Al Gregg and Rick Craddick, and operated by 28 year sportfishing veteran skipper, Rick Craddick.
The Black Pearl is extremely comfortable with over 200 square feet of deck space. With a cruising speed of 10 knots and top speed of 15 knots, we will insure you get to the fishing grounds early to maximize your quality fishing time. Once on the fishing grounds you will be ready for hot action. Our 120 scoop bait capacity will provide plenty of ammo thru out your trip. The crew will assist your every need, from gaffing your fish, working tangles, and expert filleting and packing of your catch. Our 5 ton, state of the art, refrigerated spray brine fish hold will insure your fish will be kept fresh. Whether you are interested in a multi day trip to the Outer Banks for Albacore, Tuna, Yellowtail and Dorado, or our Coastal and Island fishing for for White Seabass, Calico bass and Rockcod, the Black Pearl is your boat.
Our spacious galley is equipped to serve up a variety of meals and has comfortable seating for 16 persons along with TV and VCR. There are two aft interior facing heads with fresh water wash basins and 2 showers. 29 berthing and bedding accommodations are arranged as single bunks, and is very spacious for 25 passengers.
The BLACK PEARL operating from Long Beach Sportfishing.
***CHARTERS AVAILABLE from 1/2 DAY to 3 DAYS***
Black Pearl is now operating from:
Captain Rick Craddick: (805) 469-3791