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Weekly Fishing Report ~ May, 15 2023 – May 21, 2023

Good week, very similar to what we had to work with last week with the conditions on the beach with 63° water. Bass fishing for the 1/2 day anglers showed more signs of improvement with some action for the guys on the fly lined baits and the artificials.  A day or two of some dirty…

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May 22, 2023

Weekly Fishing Report ~ May, 8 2023 – May 14, 2023

Status quo type of week with some good opportunities and some good fishing. 3/4 day fishing has still been on the rockfish push.  Along the coast here, the reds and bocaccio made up the bulk of the counts with some whitefish and other random mixed rockfish.  Good conditions made for easy drifts and anchor sets.   Off the beach…

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May 15, 2023

Weekly Fishing Report ~ May, 1 2023 – May 7, 2023

Water temps on the beach making good improvements 62°-63° and the half-day bass fishing has been improving every day with it.  Good action on the live baits with the calico bass.  A 1/4 oz egg sinker and a live anchovy are super simple and just classic bass approaches are catching fish. We just started our…

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May 8, 2023

Everything You Need to Know About Fishing in Dana Point

Dana Point is a small city located in Orange County, California. It is known for its picturesque beaches, charming harbor, and unique fishing opportunities. If you’re looking for a great fishing destination, look no further than Dana Point. There are a variety of fishing spots in and around Dana Point, ranging from the deep ocean waters to the shallow tide pools. For deep–sea fishing, the best spot is the Dana Point Harbor Breakwall. This spot is a favorite among locals and tourists alike, as it offers some of the best ocean fishing in the area. The Breakwall is home to a variety of species such as yellowtail, barracuda, halibut, and white sea bass. If you’re looking for some more shallow–water fishing, head to the Dana Point Tide Pools. These tide pools are great for catching a variety of inshore species…

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December 13, 2022

Kids are the Future of Fishing

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….

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March 15, 2021

Mola Mola

                      by Eric Austin Yee Whale and dolphins are not the only animals our whale watching guest here at Dana Whale Watch find during our excursions. One of the most common yet, unusual animals we see is the Mola mola, also known as the…

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January 24, 2017