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6-Hour Los Angeles Mixed Bag

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trip description for LA Inshore/Nearshore Classic in Los Angeles

Although LA is know for it's music, celebrities, history, and more, Los Angeles is also a premier fishing destination, with a variety of fish species available to catch year-round. If you're looking for an exciting fishing adventure in Southern California, a charter trip with Captain TJ is the perfect choice! Captain TJ is a local fishing guide with years of experience on the waters of Los Angeles. He offers half and full-day fishing charters, where he will take you to the best fishing spots in the area to chase a variety of popular fish species, including Barracuda, Calico Bass, Rockfish, California Halibut, and Lingcod. These fish are perfect targets for anglers of all levels, and many make excellent eating as well. Since each species occupies a different part of the water column, you'll be able to test out a number of different baits and techniques as you fish. Captain TJ will provide you with top-quality fishing gear for the day, including rods, reels, and tackle. He will also provide expert instruction on how to catch the various fish species in the area! In addition to the fishing, Captain TJ's 48' Uniflite sportfisher is comfortable and spacious, with plenty of room for up to six anglers. She's purpose-built for fishing on the Pacific, and is equipped with all the necessary safety gear and electronics, so you can focus on reeling in your catch and catching some rays. Book a charter fishing trip with Captain TJ and experience the thrill of catching Barracuda, Calico Bass, Rockfish, and Lingcod in the beautiful waters of Los Angeles, California. It's a fishing adventure you won't soon forget! Read More

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trip description for 12 hour Offshore Tuna in Los Angeles

Bluefin tuna are the king of the seas with catches upwards of 300lbs. We’ve caught many fish over a 100 over the years with our largest topping off at 220. This experience embarks at the time when I know we will reach our destination and when the fish have been showing up to feed . Normally we travel anywhere from 25-50 miles offshore to look for these mystical creatures . It’s a sight to see when you see 40-200lb tuna crashing in the water chasing bait . All rods, tackle, kite gear, lures and bait (if needed other than flying fish ) is provided with this trip. Fish cleaning is included for fish under 40lbs . For fish over 40lbs , we have a professional processing service that will cut, label and vacuum seal the fish for you at an additional cost. This ensure longevity and proper cuts for sushi and steaks . Come on out and let’s get the next biggest one ! Read More

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12 Hour Offshore Tuna

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trip description for Dana Point 24-Hour Adventure in Dana Point

If you're an avid angler looking for the offshore trip of a lifetime, look no further than this adventure with Captain Anton! He's a true specialist when it comes to finding, hooking, and landing top-tier sportfish, including Giant Bluefin Tuna, Yellowfin, and even Striped Marlin! On this trip, you'll spend two full days fishing, with one night in between. If you're aiming to catch a personal record, this is the way to do it! Plus, watching the stars at night from out deep on the Pacific is an experience like no other. This area, between Dana Point and Catalina Island, is one of the most productive fisheries in California, attracting pelagic predators such as Tuna as well as nearshore species such as Barracuda, Yellowtail Amberjack, Rockcod, and more. Captain Anton is en expert when it comes to hooking fish out here, and he'll make sure to put you right on the fish. You'll be fishing aboard his 36' Blackman sportfisher. She's a real beauty, and features a large bait capacity, a refrigerated fish-hold for your keepers, Furuno side-scanning sonar, depthfinder, bunks, full onboard bathroom, and a kitchen with a Keurig coffee maker! Plus, she has a wide deck to give you plenty of room to fight the fish. Captain Anton will provide everything you need for a blue-ribbon day out there! Just bring proper clothing and your California fishing license and you'll be set to go. Read More

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Fishing in Dana Point
Fishing in Dana Point
trip description for Dana Point Half Day Excursion in Dana Point

Whether you're new to fishing the Pacific Coast or already an experienced angler, this half-day trip with Captain Anton is a guaranteed blast. This area, between Dana Point and Catalina Island, is one of the most productive fisheries in California, attracting pelagic predators such as Tuna as well as nearshore species such as Barracuda, Yellowtail Amberjack, Rockcod, and more. Captain Anton is en expert when it comes to hooking fish out here, and he'll make sure to put you right on the fish. On this trip, you'll focus on the nearshore shelves and reefs, dropping lines to hook up Rockcod, Calico Bass, White Seabass, and Yellowtail. There are also opportunities to pull in a Halibut as well! You'll be fishing aboard his 36' Blackman sportfisher. She's a real beauty, and features a large bait capacity, a refrigerated fish-hold for your keepers, Furuno side-scanning sonar, depthfinder, bunks, full onboard bathroom, and a kitchen with a Keurig coffee maker! Plus, she has a wide deck to give you plenty of room to fight the fish. Captain Anton will provide everything you need for a blue-ribbon day out there! Just bring proper clothing and your California fishing license and you'll be set to go. Read More

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Fishing in Los Angeles
Fishing in Los Angeles
Fishing in Los Angeles
trip description for 6-Hour Los Angeles Mixed Bag in Los Angeles

This full-day trip is designed to make the most of the world-renowned fishing off the coast of Los Angeles, CA. Here, cold Pacific currents make this area a perfect environment for catching big fish, and you'll be able to hook up a number of species including Barracuda, Calico Bass, Halibut, Sheephead, Rockfish, White Seabass, and more! Captain Tom is an expert angler, and he'll put you right on top of some of the best fishing grounds in the state. You fish the bottom for Rockfish and Halibut, troll for Barracuda, and drift for Bass and other species. Whatever you want to catch, Captain Tom is here to help you do it. You'll get out there aboard a 32' Luhrs sportfisher, purpose-built to handle anything the Pacific can throw your way. Originally built in 1995, she's been equipped with twin Yanmar 315HP engines. Electronics include radar, GPS, full radio communications, and more. Plus, she has outriggers for trolling, a restroom, and way more. Everything is provided for you, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle. Just bring some sunscreen and your California Fishing Licenses and you'll be good to go! Read More

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Fishing in Los Angeles
trip description for 6 Hour Local Fishing in Los Angeles

This trip consists of a 6 hour day for Bass, Rockfish, Barracuda, sculpin and whats biting inshore given the season. Fishing has been amazing close to home! The Horseshoe Kelp is right at the doorstep where multiple types of species live. Enjoy great fishing, the best customer service, beautiful wildlife, and the gorgrous sunrise. All rods, tackle, bait and water a will be provided for our clients. Fish cleaning is included with the upmost standards. Our fish handling is with the upmost care, so know that your fish will be properly bled and kept properly for best tasting results . Sit back, relax,and let us provide the best experience for you & your guests! Read More

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Everything to Know About Booking a Fishing Charter in Newport Beach

What are the best fishing charters in Newport Beach?

Why should I book a fishing charter in Newport Beach with Captain Experiences?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 16 trips in Newport Beach, and the most popular trips in the area are Offshore Full Day guided by Matt, San Clemente Island Full Day guided by Matt, and Full Day Catalina Island guided by Matt.

All guides on Captain Experiences are licensed, insured, and vetted by our team. You can access their reviews, click through trip photos, read bios to get to know them, and preview trip details like species, techniques, group sizes, boat specs and more.

Looking for kid friendly charters / fishing lessons in Newport Beach? Check out our beginner and family friendly charters in Newport Beach.

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, inshore fishing, and jetty fishing.

The most commonly sought after species in Newport Beach are: 1. calico bass, 2. halibut, 3. white seabass, and 4. yellowtail amberjack.

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

How much do Newport Beach fishing charters cost?

in Newport Beach prices can range anywhere from about $770 to $2,540, but the average price for a half day trip in Newport Beach is $908. The average price for a full day trip in Newport Beach is $2,034.

What month is best for fishing in Newport Beach?

The most popular season for fishing in Newport Beach is spring, and most anglers book their trips 43 days in advance.

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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