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Kayak Fishing Classes

Kayak Fishing Guiding Services

California Canoe & Kayak offers professional private guiding services tailored to your style, and to fit your personal schedule. Our professional guides are represented from both Hobie and Jackson kayaks.  Team Members We can address specific needs in most cases. 

SALTWATER: 1 Guide – Up to 3 Participants

FRESHWATER: 1 Guide – Up to 4 Participants

Our standard rates for Guided Kayak Fishing Classes and Trips vary based on location, permits, season, species and range, also base on kayak and gear needs. Therefore it is impossible to cover all scenarios and every trip’s cost will differ in some way depending on exactly what your needs are.

Please contact us to arrange your next custom kayak fishing adventure!

We feature Kayaks from Hobie, Jackson and, Wilderness Systems. Fishing rod and tackle are also available. You are always welcome to bring your own boat and gear. All private guided kayak fishing trip prices based on individual needs:

1 Student/Client: $200 – $360
2 Students/Clients: $180 – $299 Per Person
3 Students/Clients $160 – $260 Per Person

To discuss details and make a reservation contact: classes@calkayak.com or call 510 893-7833 ext. 1004

Kayak Fishing Classes

California Canoe & Kayak offers classes specifically targeted for kayaker fishing people using sit on tops. Our classes are taught by highly trained certified ACA instructors.  The tools you will learn in the classes will give you invaluable skills to be both efficient and safe on the water as kayakers.

Surf Zone Class for Kayak Anglers (Half Moon Bay)

If you want to fish on the open ocean with a sit on top fishing kayak, this class is a must! This class will focus on how to read the surf, how to handle breaking waves, and how to launch and land in the surf zone safely. Launching and landing, bracing in breaking waves, and understanding wave dynamics are the fundamental building blocks for sit on top kayak surfing and paddling in the ocean. Our site is ideal, close to Surfers' Beach at Half Moon Bay.

Cost $99.00 does not include a kayak. CCK will provide a helmet and wetsuit if you need one. (Minimum Enrollment: 3; Maximum Enrollment: 10 - with 2 instructors)*

For Sit on Top kayak rental only, call: (510) 893-7833.

Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM unless stated otherwise

Location: Miramar Beach, Half Moon Bay 

Private class available


Sit-On-Top Kayak Rescue Clinic

In this class, you will learn, practice and refine different rescue and re-entry techniques for Sit-On Top Kayak. These techniques are necessary for safe paddling on any body of water where swimming to shore is not an option. You will be getting wet in this class! Participants will learn and review both solo and assisted rescues'. You can experiment with various options for these rescues to find your 'Go To' method and have fun learning! You are welcome to bring your own kayak to practice with.

Cost: $89.00 (Minimum Enrollment: 3; Maximum Enrollment: 10 - with 2 instructors)*

Duration of class: 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Oakland, Lake Natoma, or a Private Class

Prerequisite: L1: Kayak Basics class or the desire to paddle!. The minimum age for this class is 14 years; children under 18 years must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.