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What are the best fishing charters in Newport Beach?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 16 trips in Newport Beach, and the most popular trips in the area are Dana Point Half Day Excursion guided by Anton, LA Inshore/Nearshore Classic guided by Tj, and 6-Hour Los Angeles Mixed Bag guided by Tom.

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Other popular cities nearby for booking a charter include Long Beach and Dana Point.

What types of fishing charters are common in Newport Beach?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular in Newport Beach as well as nearshore fishing and inshore fishing.

The most commonly sought after species in Newport Beach are: 1. halibut, 2. yellowtail amberjack, 3. bluefin tuna, and 4. yellowfin tuna.

The most common fishing techniques in Newport Beach are heavy tackle fishing, trolling, and bottom fishing but light tackle fishing and drift fishing are popular as well.

How much do Newport Beach fishing charters cost?

in Newport Beach prices can range anywhere from $600 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a half day trip in Newport Beach is $683. The average price for a full day trip in Newport Beach is $1,984.

What month is best for fishing in Newport Beach?

The best time to go fishing can depend on a number of factors. Call us to talk fishing!

Do I need a Newport Beach fishing license and what are the bag limits in Newport Beach?

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

Popular Types of Fishing In Newport Beach

Newport Beach fishing charters offer a variety of options for anglers of all levels. The most common types of fishing charters in Newport Beach include deep-sea fishing, sportfishing, and whale watching.

Deep-sea fishing charters take you out to the open ocean where you can catch a variety of fish such as yellowtail, tuna, and dorado. Sportfishing charters are perfect for those looking for a more challenging experience, targeting larger game fish like marlin and swordfish. Whale watching charters are a great way to see these majestic creatures up close and personal.

Some of the most common fish to catch in Newport Beach include halibut, sand bass, calico bass, yellowtail, and white sea bass. Depending on the season and type of fishing charter, you may also have the opportunity to catch tuna, dorado, marlin, and swordfish.

Newport Beach fishing charters often visit landmarks such as Balboa Pier and Newport Pier, as well as the famous Catalina Island. No matter which type of fishing charter you choose, you're sure to have an unforgettable experience in Newport Beach.

The Best Places To Fish In Newport Beach

Newport Beach, California is a popular destination for fishing enthusiasts. With its beautiful coastline and abundance of marine life, there are plenty of great spots to cast a line. Here are some of the best places to fish in Newport Beach, whether you're looking to go on a fishing charter or just cast from the shore:

1. Newport Pier - A popular spot for both locals and tourists, Newport Pier offers a variety of fish species and easy access to amenities like restrooms and restaurants.

2. Balboa Pier - Another great pier for fishing, Balboa Pier is known for its large schools of mackerel and bonito.

3. Newport Harbor - If you're looking for a more sheltered spot to fish, Newport Harbor is a great option. You can fish from the shore or rent a fishing charter to explore the harbor's many channels and coves.

4. Corona Del Mar State Beach - This beach is a popular spot for surf fishing, with a variety of fish species including halibut, perch, and corbina.

5. Crystal Cove State Park - For a more secluded fishing experience, head to Crystal Cove State Park. You can fish from the shore or rent a fishing charter to explore the park's offshore reefs and kelp forests.

Other Things To Do In Newport Beach

While Newport Beach fishing charters are a popular attraction, there are plenty of other things to do in this Southern California city. Take a scenic boat tour of the harbor, visit the Newport Beach Pier, or explore the Balboa Fun Zone. For a more active adventure, try paddleboarding or kayaking in the calm waters of the Back Bay. If you're looking for a cultural experience, check out the Orange County Museum of Art or the Newport Theatre Arts Center. And of course, Newport Beach is known for its beautiful beaches, so be sure to spend some time soaking up the sun at Corona del Mar State Beach or Crystal Cove State Park.

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