Kayak Fishing

guided fishing

 CCK Kayak Fishing

California Canoe & Kayak’s Fishing Team are committed to providing the best possible guided kayak fishing program for our customers. Our professional guides are represented from both Hobie and Jackson kayaks. Maybe you have yet to catch your first trout, or are an experienced angler looking to try fishing from a kayak the ocean; maybe you want to learn to target a new species or perhaps you are new to the area and looking to get on the bite fast! CCK can help!

Each of our expert guides is licensed with the Department of Fish & Game and fully insured. Whether you are looking to fish a Sierra Lake, the American or Sacramento River, the San Joaquin/Sacramento River Delta region,  Half Moon Bay or the Northern California coast we have guides that will teach you everything you need to know!

We offer freshwater and saltwater fishing using Hobie and Jackson and Wilderness Systems fishing kayaks

Allow our professioanla guide services tailor to your style and fit to your personall schedule. 



                                                             Guided Kayak Fishing Trip Rates

Our standard rates for guided trips vary based on location, season, species, permits, number of participants and whether you need kayaks and gear.  We keep our guide to participant ratio low to insure that you have the best quality experince on the water. This insure's that you have quality instruction and are able to learn the finer techiniques of kayak fishing from our professional guides. Quality not quantity is what we stirve for. Ratios below

Saltwater ratio 1 Guide-up to 3 partipants

Freshwater ration 1 Guide up to 4 particaipant

Starting Rates: These are only examples: Trips range from Freshwater to the North Coast:

1 Student/Client: $199 – $360 Per Person
2 Students/Clients: $179 – $279 Per Person
3 Students/Clients $159 – $259 Per Person

Fishing rods and takcle are avaialble at an extra cost.  We encourage you to bring your own kayak and gear. All kayak fishing trips are based on individual needs.Please contact us to arrange your next custom kayak fishing adventure at



If you dont own a kayak then try our Hobie First Cast Program which will introduce you to the Hobie Mirage Drive Kayaks and Kayak fishing for only $150.00 at any of our events.


Hobie First Cast is a program designed for people new to kayak fishing. You will learn the basics of kayak fishing from our kayak fishing team and test drive the patented hands-free Hobie Mirage Drive pedal system with a fishing rod in your hand.  CCK is introuducing a series of Hobie First Cast Events from the the Bay Area, North Coast and Sierra Mountains.  The cost is $150.00 which includes hobie mirage kayak, mirage drive pfd, paddle, wetuit and paddling jacket.  If you need fishing gear this will be an extra $30.00. If you choose to purchase a hobie mirage drive the $150.00 will go towards the purchase of the kayak.
Scroll down below to see our kayaks that we sale.

June 24th: North Coast

Hobie First Cast North Coast

 For this trip we'll either be heading to the beautiful Sonoma or Mendocino coast to target Lingcod, Cabazone, and Rockfish.

  If you've never fished this stretch of coastline you don't know what you are missing. We will solidify the launch location as we get closer and see the conditions but it'll be somewhere  between Fort Ross and Anchor Bay. Depending on the reports for the location we launch we might drop crab pots to try and get some Dungeness crab.

Cost: $150 (Bait will be provided if used but no tackle or gear)
 Additional $30 fee if you need us to provide fishing gear

Hobie Mirage kayaks included with your booking.




  • In Stock Hobie Mirage Kayaks




CCK Fishing Team

 CCK Fishing Team

California Canoe & Kayak is your premier kayak fishing retailer in Northern California. We have Hobie, Jackson, Wilderness Systems & FeelFree fishing kayaks available to demo and buy. We are represented on the water by a  professional team of kayak anglers who love nothing more than to share their passion with our customers.  We are proud that are team members belong to both the Hobie and Jackson fishing teams.

See what the team are up to and to ‘Ask a Pro’ check out our Fishing Team Facebook page like-button-2015-06


James Pratt - Team Manager

James Pratt - Team Manager-Hobie Fishing Team Member

James is a hardcore kayak angler who has been fishing for as long as he can remember. He got into kayak fishing in 2012 and quickly became addicted to the sport joining the CCK Fishing Team in early 2014. He spends a lot of time fishing local lakes, but loves getting over to the coast, and out on the salt more than anything. Besides kayak angling you can often find him diving off his kayak somewhere along the coast spear fishing or getting some tasty abalone. James says, “Let’s go fishing!”


John Keane

John Keane-Hobie Fishing Team Member

John grew-up fishing the waters around San Francisco Bay and has been kayak fishing both freshwater and saltwater across Northern California since 2005.  He is a member of the Hobie and CCK fishing teams, and a member of NorCal Kayak Anglers. His favorite fishing pursuits are king salmon, California halibut and white sea bass in the Pacific Ocean, and trout and bass in the foothill and mountain lakes of the Sierra Nevada and Inner Coast Range.  Professionally, John is a research wildlife scientist with the USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station in Davis, CA, where he studies the relationships of raptors/birds of prey to wildfire and forest management in the Sierra Nevada. John has over 30 years of teaching and training experience in a variety of arenas and enjoys getting folks on the water in kayaks and sharing fishing information and experiences.


Jason Tanagon

Jason Tanagon-Hobie Fishing Team Member

AKA – Str8FiSHiN to the team.

Jason started fishing as a teenager and primarily fished from the banks of lakes, reservoirs, and the CA Delta. In 2012, he got into kayak fishing and fell in love with ocean fishing. Most of his kayak fishing experience comes from spending a lot of time on the water and learning from some the best. In addition to chasing big fish, he enjoys clamming, crabbing, and hunting using his Hobie kayak.


William Pfingst

William Pfingst-Jackson Team Member

As a native of Sacramento, Will has been trout and bass bank fishing since he was a teenager. Stepping up his kayak angling this year and participating in his first kayak tournaments, he was able to qualify for the kayak bass fishing finals in Paris, Tennessee. RipnLips916 is the nickname he goes by on the Northern California Kayak Anglers (NCKA) forum. Will fishes as much as work allows. He fishes from the American, Sacramento and Delta waterways. He looks forward to getting into salt water fishing from his Jackson Kayak in the near future. Not only an avid kayak angler, he is a steward of his waterways and started the Sacramento River Clean Up.

Kayak Guiding Services

Californai Canoe & Kayak offers professioanl 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. 

ALTWATER: 1 Guide – Up to 3 Participants

FRESHWATER: 1 Guide – Up to 4 Participants

Out standard rates for Guided Kayak Fishing Classes and Trips vary based on location, permits, season, species and range from base as well as 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 Per Person
2 Students/Clients: $180 – $299 Per Person
3 Students/Clients $160 – $260 Per Person

To discuss details and make a reservation contact:



Kayak Fishing Classes

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

Surf Zone Class for Kayak Anglers (Half Moon Bay)-June 10th

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:PM unless stated other wise

Location:Mirimar Beach, Half Moon Bay