Jetties, Reefs, And Kelp—Oh My!

Starting at $850 | 5 - 7 Hours | Inshore, Nearshore | 4 People | Trip #3870

About Your Trip

For this fun trip, you'll fish the local coast of Orange County with its reefs, man-made structures, kelp beds, and points. You can go wherever the fish are biting, but some favorite spots are the Santa Ana River Jetty and Newport Artificial Reef—both are famous for very large White Seabass, ... Read More

About Your Boat

Boat Type
Boat Manufacturer
Parker 2520
Year Built
Boat Length
Engine Manufacturer
Total Horsepower
Number of Engines
Additional Amenities
GPS, Fishfinder, Bed, Flybridge

About Your Guide

Captain Shannon is a California native who has lived in the Orange County beach communities for decades.
He started back in 2015 and has persevered as one of the few full-time 4-pack charter skiffs out of Newport. He's proud to be running his 8th season and loves taking out all ... Read More

Start Location

1131 Back Bay Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660, United States

Amenities and Information

Water Type

Inshore, Nearshore

Skill Levels

Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate


All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

Fish Cleaning

This guide will clean your catch for you.


Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.

Boat Restroom


Live Bait

Yes, Included


You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.


Calico Bass, Halibut, White Seabass, Yellowtail Amberjack


Bottom Fishing, Heavy Tackle Fishing, Jigging, Live Bait Fishing

Packing / Extras

Everything you'll need for your trip
Rods, reels & tackle included.
Where to Buy a Fishing License
Find out more about fishing licenses here.

Things to Keep in Mind

Payment & Tipping
We use a cashless autopay system. We'll send you a boarding pass, and on the day of the trip, your guide will scan your boarding pass to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is to tip your guide (we recommend 20%).
Cancellation/Refund Policy
Cancel for free up to 3 days before the trip.

Pricing & Availability

To check pricing, please select a trip date, duration, group size and start time.

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Cancel for free up to 3 days before the trip.


Daniel B.


We had a seven hour trip booked, the local weather has been very difficult over the past few weeks, gave us some time to try out a few spots, Captain worked very hard to make sure we had a great time and were able to catch some fish

Anthony D.


Wow what an experience. Shannon really knows what he is doing out on the waters. Very knowledgeable. His boat is super clean and organized and he is amazing with children. His kids are lucky to have a father like him. Forever memories. Thank you Shannon



My sincere thanks to Captain Shannon for a great fishing trip with a great captain. I will tell you that he went the extra mile to get me a Bull Dolphin which has been on my list for over 50 years. Yes this trip was on my bucket list. Pickings ...Read More

Randy C.


To my son and a friend on this trip and we had a great time caught a bunch of dorado and learned a lot from Capt Shannon. Highly recommend this trip it was worth it!



I booked this trip for myself under the guise that it was for my three sons. The Captain chose our trip, and we were not disappointed, landing 8 yellowtails!!! Although I was unable to land one myself, my son reeled in five yellows, saying it was because of his ...Read More

Tyler P.


Captain Shannon is an expert of the SoCal waters. He was prepared and knowledgeable of the fish we were going after. I highly recommend booking your trip with Captain Shannon.

Nadia A.


We had a wonderful time with Captain Shannon! He is super nice and knowledgeable, and he was amazing with our 5-year-old son and helped him catch several fish. The highlight of the trip was seeing two blue whales about 10 feet in front of the boat. It ...Read More

John P.


I’ve fished many charters all over the US and abroad. This time I had my family out to visit Disney, and on an off day decided to book a half day inshore fishing charter for my 7 year old son and I. Captain Shannon is amazing. He is very knowledgeable ...Read More

First Time Booking with Us?

Captain Experiences is the home of over 1000 Damn Good fishing and hunting guides. Our mission is to unlock the outdoors for everyone, and we want to help you get out there through our no-hassle online booking experience and our team of outdoors experts.
We vet our guides to make sure they are the best of the best. We want guides who not only put you on 'em, but show you a great time, keep you safe, and give you a memorable experience with your group.
Once you've paid your deposit at checkout, we'll send you a boarding pass. Just show your guide your boarding pass on the day of the trip, they'll scan it, the remaining balance will transfer automatically, and you'll be all set to get out there. Just make sure you bring a cash tip for the guide!
In the case of inclement weather, our guides will make the call and we'll work with you to reschedule your trip or issue a full refund. Your safety is our top concern.
Once you book the trip, we will connect you directly with the guide to go over any additional details. In the meantime, our location specialists are always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!