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Everything to Know About Booking a California nearshore fishing charter

What are the best nearshore fishing charters in California?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 33 nearshore trips in California, and the most popular trips in the area are 6 hr (AM or PM) guided by Shaun, San Francisco Bay Premier Trip guided by Craig, and San Fran Crab Combo Trip guided by Craig.

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The most popular cities to book a Nearshore charter in California are Bodega Bay, Dana Point and Long Beach.

What types of nearshore fishing charters are common in California?

The most commonly sought after species for nearshore 1 are: 1. halibut, 2. rockfish, 3. barracuda, 4. yellowtail amberjack, and 5. calico bass.

The most common fishing techniques in California are bottom fishing, light tackle fishing, and trolling but heavy tackle fishing and artificial lure fishing are popular as well.

How much do California nearshore fishing charters cost?

for nearshore fishing in California prices can range anywhere from $500 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a half day for nearshore fishing in California is $854. The average price for a full day for nearshore fishing in California is $1,946.

When is the best time to go nearshore fishing in California?

The most popular season for nearshore fishing in California is summer, and most anglers book their trips 19 days in advance.

Where can I get a California fishing license and what are the bag limits in California?

See here for more information on fishing licenses in California, bag limits for target species, and fishing season regulations in California. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations in California.