Dano Charters - Reel Patience

4281 Warner Avenue
Huntington Beach CA, United States

Captain Dan owns and operates Dano Charters, steering a 33’ Wellcraft boat into close-to-shore and deep sea fisheries alike.

Decades of experience have taught this seasoned seafarer where and when to go hunting for all game swimming around in the SoCal Pacific, ranging from delicious rockfish to humongous sharks. Being a 100 ton licensed captain, he has primarily fished on multiday open party boat trips before starting his own private charter service.

If you want a guide to take you for anything from short local bottom fishing in the Horseshoe Kelp area, Palos Verdes, Huntington or Newport Beach to longer trips around Catalina and San Clemente islands or some die hard trolling action offshore - Dan is your man! Do not hesitate to book with one of the most knowledgeable and affable guides in the area.

Top of the line Shimano and Seeker gear will be provided for your charter, as well as all bait and catch filleting and bagging services, so you can have that delicious after-trip dinner. Any food and drinks may be provided per request.

Captain Dan owns and operates Dano Charters, steering a 33’ Wellcraft boat into close-to-shore and deep sea fisheries alike.

Decades of experience have taught this seasoned seafarer where and when to go hunting for all game swimming around


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About this listing

Boat Specs

Wellcraft (Convertible) originally built in 1989, and restored in 2010. Powered by 2 300HP Caterpillar engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.

Length
33 ft
Capacity
6 persons
Types of Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Jigging
Popping
Handline
Spearfishing
Targeted Species
 
Barracuda (Pacific)
 
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

 
Lingcod
 
Seabass (European)

 
Tuna (Albacore)
 
Tuna (Bluefin)
Amenities
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Furuno, Raymarine
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Fly Fishing Equipment
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Furuno, Raymarine
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Seeker rods and Shimano reels
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Can be provided per request
Drinks
Can be provided per request
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment
Policies
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 7 days before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
 
You Keep Catch
 
Catch and Release Allowed
Payment

15% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods: Cash, Visa, Mastercard, Checks, Bank Transfer, American Express, PayPal.

About the Captain

Dan Roberts
Huntington Beach, California, United States
Member since September 2015
Captain Dan has been fishing the waters of SoCal for decades. Assisting as a second captain of 100+ ton boats for years, he's moved onto his own charter services on his 33' Wellcraft boat.
Response time: 5 hours
Response rate: 90%

Customer Reviews

5 out of 5 stars from 1 review

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We started at 6am and stopped for live squid bate. We fished off the coast of Huntington Beach. We caught a Bat Ray, a Leopard Shark and a Bass. We also went into the Long Beach Harbor and were fishing for some Halibut. We didn’t catch anything we could keep, but we had a fun trip. Captain Dan was very helpful and taught us a lot about fishing and boating. He also supplied everything we needed, so we didn’t have to bring anything, but snacks and our fishing licenses. The parking was free and very close to the boat.

Fished June 19, 2016
Dan Roberts (The Captain)
Replied to this review on July 6, 2016

Glad to hear you had a good time, hope to see you again.

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