I am proud to announce the addition of yet another exceptional angler and fishing guide to our list of San Diego fishing guides – Jim Hallauer. Hallauer is an accomplished tournament angler with over 20 years of bass catching experience on San Diego County lakes.
His work in the local fishing industry began at 14 years old as a deckhand in the sportfishing fleet. He obtained his Captain’s License at age 18 and began operating both sportfishing and commercial fishing boats for the fleet. He got his first taste of guiding in Alaska, where he spent several years leading fly-fishing adventures on some of the most wild and challenging rivers in the United States. Those rivers can test a guide in ways that the calm, laid-back waters of Southern California cannot.
Eventually, Jim got a taste of competitive bass fishing in Southern California, and he immersed himself in the sport. He refined his skills and put them to the test in both team and pro format tournaments. His accolades include “Angler of the Year” titles in two San Diego team tournament series’; National Bass West in 2005 and US Anglers Choice in 2012. He also took 2nd in the 2010 WON Bass Western Classic against a collection of many of the top tournament pros in the Western United States.
Hallauer conducts his guided bass fishing trips in one of the nicest rigs on the water, a tournament-loaded Ranger Z520 bass boat powered by a reliable high-performance Mercury 250 ProXS outboard. The boat is outfitted with high quality Lowrance Electronics and top tournament caliber Dobyns Rods and Shimano Reels for you to enjoy on your trip.
A guided fishing trip is one of the best investments an angler can make when trying to improve their results. A day with a good guide can not only be a ton of fun, but it can teach you things that you may never learn on your own.
Whether you’re from out of town and simply looking for an entertaining and rewarding experience on the water, or a local angler looking to learn from the best, an attentive and experienced fishing guide like Jim Hallauer is a fantastic choice.
For more information about the trips offered by Jim Hallauer through his guide service, visit his website JimHallauerFishing.com or give him a call at (619)857-7173 and tell him SDFish.com sent you!