Meet your captains
Captain eric holthouse (owner)
A passion for fishing and navigation drew Eric into the charter business. He loves watching people land their first "big fish" or seeing them celebrate catching their limit. And Eric also enjoys just spending time on the water, enjoying the beauty of the California coast.
A fifth generation California native, he has followed his passion since he was a boy. He has successfully fished for everything from tuna on the famous Gordo Banks of Mexico to salmon and Halibut on the west coast of Vancouver Island and northwards to Alaska.Since acquiring his US Coast Guard Master's license he has operated sport and commercial boats in coastal waters from Monterey Bay to Vancouver Island for over 22 years.
Captain Josh Stevens
Having grown up in Point Reyes Station, Captain Josh Stevens has fished all up and down the Marin and Sonoma coast for over 30+ years. Through doing so, he has acquired an extensive knowledge of the area and the marine wildlife that calls this majestic destination their home.
Not only will he put you on the fish, but will gladly share his knowledge of Tomales Bay and Point Reyes National Seashore. Captain Josh looks forward to providing you with the opportunity to witness all the splendor this section of the California coast has to offer.
He has a United States Coast Guard Certified "OUPV" Captains License, CPR certification and is fully insured in order to meet all the USCG requirements to ensure you will have a safe and adventure filled day of sport fishing.
Captain Ryan Giammona
Growing up in Point Reyes Station, Captain Ryan Giammona has spent most of his life fishing the west coast. Ryan has fished from southern Baja to northern Washington above the water with rod and reel and underneath the water with his speargun. During his free time, he enjoys studying and pursuing offshore species of albacore tuna but also spends a much of his time closer to port catching king salmon, rock cod, white seabass and halibut. Being a 4th generation local Point Reyes resident , Ryan has spent thousands of days above and below the water around various local wildlife including whales, sharks, seals and many varieties of game fish and can answer nearly any question involving marine wildlife.
He has a United States Coast Guard Certified "Master of 50 tons" Captains License, CPR and first aid certification and is fully insured in order to meet all the USCG requirements to ensure you will have a safe and exciting day on the ocean.
Captain Billy Wessner
William “Captain Billy” Wessner, also being from Point Reyes area since a child, has acquired a lifetime of harvesting everything you can possibly find in the pacific ocean off of Point Reyes and the Bodega Bay area. He has been an avid abalone diver all his life (when it was still open) and still spearfishes these local waters year round to this day. Billy has surfed, fished, and spearfished all up and down the pacific coast from Alaska to the tip of Baja. As for “rod and reel fishing”, he enjoys chasing every kind of fish we have in our pacific waters, as well as, sight casting poppers for the infamous bluefin out of San Diego (see picture). Being a father of two himself, he takes great pride in teaching you and your family the enjoyment of fishing he found as kid himself.
He has a United States Coast Guard Certified “OUPV” Captains License, CPR certification and is fully insured in order to meet all the USCG requirements to ensure you will have a safe and fun day of sport fishing.