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Dana Point Sportfishing Charter

Board any of our clean, well-equipped vessels or private yachts for an unforgettable trip! Our U.S. Coast Guard inspected Dana Point deep sea fishing charters are clean, comfortable, and include a variety of amenities. If you are interested in Dana Point sport fishing charters please book your trip online or call us at (949) 496-5794 x 2 or email us at Please buy your fishing licenses online PRIOR to your trip. Please print them out and bring them with you on the day of your trip. Fishing licenses can be purchased online by clicking here. Prices are subject to change without notice.

6-Passenger Fishing Yachts

4-Passenger Fishing Yachts

Public Fishing Trips

To reserve a charter…

Contact a specialist at the Dana Wharf Charter Department at 949 496 5794 ext. 2 with your preference boat and date. One of our specialists would be happy to check availability. To confirm, a non-refundable deposit equivalent to 50% of the charter rate is required at the time of confirming your charter. Payment in full is due 48 business hours prior to the charter. Reservations made 14 or fewer days from departure date must be paid in full at the time of booking.


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Dana Point Fishing Charter Times, Incidentals & Inclusions

All-day Dana Point deep sea fishing trips are 12 hours, departing at 5 a.m. and returning at 5 p.m. 3/4-day trips are 9 hours, departing at 6 a.m. and returning at 3 p.m. 1/2-day trips are 5 hours; 6:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. Twilight trips are 4 hours and depart at 5:30 p.m. and return at 9:30 p.m.

Overnight trips depart at 9p.m and return the next day at approx 7 p.m. Day-and-a-half trips depart at 9p.m. and return two days later at approx 4 a.m. Two-day trips depart at 9p.m. and return two days later at approx 7 p.m.


  • Rod Rentals: $20.00 per person on the 1/2-day fishing trips, $30 per person on 3/4 day or longer fishing trips – Includes a sample of hooks and sinkers (trips beyond 1/2 day will need to purchase additional tackle, available in the office)

  • Fishing License Regulations: Anglers 16 years of age or older are required to have a fishing license before getting on the boat. Please pre-purchase your licenses online at

  • Galley Minimum: $50 for 1/2-day and twilight, $75 for 3/4-day, $100 for all-day (5 a.m. – 5 p.m.).

  • Suggested gratuity: 15% – 20% of the charter price.

  • Fish Cleaning: $1-5 for average size fish, $5 and up for larger fish and $2 for sacks.


  • Free parking with permit in our longterm lot
  • Live bait and frozen squid on board
  • Friendly crew to assist
  • A great day out on the water with family, friends, and associates!