4-6 Person Fishing Yachts

Fishing Charters, since 1971 (Southern California’s #1 Rated Fishing Fleet)

We offer the best fishing charters in the Orange County area as well as Catalina Island. Our captains have a wealth of knowledge in the area and are the only ones on the water year round. Our team of charter experts will find the perfect trip for you and your group.

Fish our local coastal waters as we target seabass, yellowtail, calico and sand bass, rockfish , bonito, sheepshead and halibut all season long or during prime “TUNA” season, on all day offshore trips that target tuna ( Yellowfin , Blue Fin and Dorado ) ask our charter department when the TUNA season is.

All of our private 4 and 6 passengers boats depart from Dana Wharf Sportfishing in DANA POINT- the office has a full tackle store where you can buy licenses to fish and everyone can pick up a free parking pass for our long term lot.

Boardroom I

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  • 65 ft. Hatteras

    • 18.5′ Beam
    • 3 Staterooms
    • 4 Bathrooms
    • Spacious Salon
    • Galley – Private Chefs Welcome

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    Local/Coastal Fishing

    4 hr fishing          $1275 + $200 gratuity

    5 hr fishing          $1575 + $200 gratuity

    9 hr fishing          $2350 + $300 gratuity

    *(Includes rod & reel, bait, snacks, non-alcoholic beverages, and parking in our long term lot)

    All Day fishing  offshore 5AM to 5PM
    Paddy Hopping/targeting tuna/dorado and yellow tail  $3400 + $300 crew gratuity

    Catalina Island fishing Charter
    The 12 hour day trip to Catalina Island is from either 5AM to 5PM or 6AM to 6PM. – The Catalina Day Rate is $3300 + $300 crew gratuity.
    A minimum $400 fuel surcharge is applicable. This based on prevailing fuel prices and on traveling to and from the Island in under two hours, each way. This quote is also based on fishing the perimeter of Catalina Island.


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  • 53 ft. Hatteras

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    Current Rates

    • 3/4 Day (9 Hours): $2350 + $300 crew gratuity
    • 4-5 Hour Fishing Trip: $1350 + $200 crew gratuity
    • 2 Hours Whale & Dolphin Watching: $599 + $150 crew gratuity
    • One Hour Burial at Sea: $425 + $75 crew gratuity


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  • 42 ft. Hatteras

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    Half Day (5 Hours)- $1,100 + $200 crew gratuity.

    All trips include bait, rods, tackle and non-alcoholic beverages. Food available for an additional fee. Guests are welcome to bring on snacks and beer. Hard alcohol is NOT permitted. Crew gratuity and fishing licenses not included.

Hot Spot

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  • 42′ Uniflight

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    1/2 Day (5 Hour) Local/Coastal Fishing – $1,100 + $200 crew gratuity

    3/4 Day (9 hour) Local/Coastal Fishign – $1,900 + $300 crew gratuity

    2 Hour Whale Watching $550 + $100 crew gratuity

Public Fishing Charters

About Dana Wharf

Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching is dedicated to helping locals and visitors alike enjoy the unique wonders of Dana Point Harbor and the Orange County coastline. The warm waters right out of Dana Point Harbor are flourishing with sea life including whales, dolphins, harbor seals, and California sea lions. Our thriving coastal waters provide bountiful fishing of sand bass, calico bass, halibut, bonito, yellowtail, yellowfin tuna, bluefin tuna, and dorado. Whether you’re looking for boat rentals in Dana Point to enjoy a private boat charter, sailboat or catamaran, coming for an awe-inspiring whale watching cruise or wanting to create memories onboard our sportfishing charters, one thing is for certain: your trip through the beautiful and scenic Orange County coast will be unforgettable. Dana Wharf is conveniently located in Dana Point, Orange County, just south of Newport Beach, Huntington Beach and Laguna Beach – about 30 minutes south of Disneyland, an hour south of Los Angeles and an hour north of San Diego.

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