Reel Fun ~ 58 feet – Max Capacity Fishing: 44 passengers. Click on photo to watch video tour.
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Chris grew up in San Clemente Surfing and Fishing. Back in 1989 after graduating from college and landing a job as Vice President of production at Glass Tech Industries, Chris decided to give it up and work out on the boats at Dana Wharf Sport Fishing and Whale Watching to pursue his passion and purpose out on the Ocean. In the last 28 years as a licensed USCG Captain Chris has had the privilege of working on every boat in the fleet Experiencing the best and worst of the local Sport fishing industry, his favorite fishing in the summer is the local offshore Tuna, you never know when you will get HOOKED UP.
Chris also has had the opportunity to help set the bar in today’s modern Whale Watching, Gray Whale is his favorite Whale to watch and teach the public about. In the past 5 years Chris has had the privilege of working with NOAA’s Orange County Entanglement Response Team and have helped with several disentanglement responses.
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, albacore, 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.
Proud Partner of the World Cetacean Alliance
The World Cetacean Alliance (WCA) is the world’s largest Partnership working to protect whales, dolphins and porpoises (cetaceans). Partners of the WCA aim to conserve and protect cetaceans and their habitats in the world’s oceans, seas and rivers, to ensure their continued survival.