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Dana Point Duo Establishes City as a Whale Heritage Site

rom adversaries to advocates: Donna Kalez, left, and Gisele Anderson; Photograph by Emily J. Davis

Dana Point Duo Establishes City as a Whale Heritage Site By Astgik Khatchatryan | Orange Coast Magazine  Once bitter rivals, Donna Kalez of Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching and Gisele Anderson of Captain Dave’s Dolphin & Whale Watching Safari worked together to have Dana Point recognized as the first Whale Heritage Site in the…

The Great Gray Whale Migration

Captain Todd Mansur Dana Wharf

The Great Gray Whale Migration By Captain Todd Mansur Imagine what life would be like traveling from the Bering and Chukchi Seas all the way to Baja Mexico, and sometimes adding a few miles if you decided to start a little bit further north at The North Pole because the food was better? That’s clocking…

Kids are the Future of Fishing

Kids Fishing Camp Image 5

Kids are the Future of Fishing Dana Wharf Sportfishing By, Donna Kalez For the last forty years Coastal Conservation Association has been at the forefront of encouraging youth to explore and engage in the marine sciences.  Both fishing and education are a top priority to insure the future of angling and a healthy marine environment….