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San Francisco Fishing Charters and Party Cruises

The Lovely Martha is a classic 50’ wooden-hulled boat located out of San Francisco Fisherman’s Wharf. Four generations of the Rescino Family have taken experienced and novice anglers out on the San Francisco waters for over 100 years.

Capt. Mike Rescino provides exceptional quality and service on any trip you’ll experience. We offer shared and private fishing trips, party cruises, special events, bay tours, as well as memorials at sea.

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Recent Reports


Over a fish per rod!!


10/22/21. Today was another great day on the bay. Our private charter finished up with over a fish per rod catching 15 halibut for 11 anglers!!  Next week we have lots of room THURSDAY & SATURDAY for our last 2 salmon...


Great day on the bay!!


10/21/21 Today the Peninsula School for boys chartered the boat. Since the weather wasn’t favorable on the ocean we tried our luck out in the bay for halibut and it was a success!! We finished up with 14 halibut to 12lbs...


Easy limits of rockfish!!


10/16/21. LIMITS!!! Today we had a 1/2 day trip and it was a fantastic day on the coast!! We finished up with 24 limits(240) of assorted rockfish(crew included) and 5 lingcod!! For upcoming trips go to our website at www.lovelymartha.com  Or...




The Sportfishing Association of California has launched a statewide campaign (www.savefishing.com) that draws public attention to proposed harbor craft vessel regulations that harm sportfishing and whale watching businesses, threatening to put many of our members out of business. The Newsom Administration is not...

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Fisherman’s Wharf