First Dawn Charters
One of our top picks in Newport Beach. First Dawn Charters offers trips to suit any taste out of Newport Beach, CA. Fishing both inshore and offshore, they can have you targeting anything from Rockfish and Calico Bass to Mahi Mahi and Tuna.
You will be spending your day aboard Captain Bob’s 40’ Mediterranean sportfishing boat. The vessel has plenty of room aboard for six guests and is fitted out with all the essentials for an awesome fishing trip.
The boat has the latest electronics and navigational equipment to make sure you are always fishing in the right place. She also has outriggers to let you troll for fast-moving Tuna, and a livewell for the freshest live bait.
To keep you comfortable on long offshore trips, the boat has an enclosed head, and a spacious interior complete with a galley, cabin, and room to rest and relax after wrestling in difficult fish.
Captain Bob has been fishing these waters for well over a decade and knows all the best spots for each species. On half day trips, you will be taken around the local bays and inshore waters, searching for tasty Rockfish and Calico Bass.
If you book in for a full day, then what you catch is up to you. You can stay in the shallows, fishing along the coastline or around Catalina Island. If you are after more adventure, head offshore in search of big Yellowfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, and other top pelagic species.
No matter what you do, you can rely on using nothing but the best fishing tackle, with a choice of weight classes set up for trolling, bottom fishing, jigging, and popping to help bring in anything the Pacific ocean can throw at you.
All First Dawn Charters trips come with tackle, bait, and lures. The crew will also fillet all your fish for you at the end of the day, ready to cook up as soon as you get home.
First Dawn Charters offers trips to suit any taste out of Newport Beach, CA. Fishing both inshore and offshore, they can have you targeting anything from Rockfish and Calico Bass to Mahi Mahi and Tuna.
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About this listing
Mediterranean (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 2007. Powered by 2 370HP Cummins engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.
10% 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.
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Member since October 2015
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Went fishing on October 5, 2017
Fished October 2017Fished October 5, 2017Replied to this review on October 6, 2017
Thanks for fishing with us!!Tori Hall recommends First Dawn Charters
Replied to this review on October 6, 2017
Thanks for fishing with us!!
Went fishing on September 23, 2017
All I asked was “put us on the fish” and Captain Bob did : )
Fished September 2017Fished September 23, 2017Replied to this review on September 24, 2017
Thanks Derek!! It was great to have you guys on the boat!!Derek Wheeler recommends First Dawn Charters
Replied to this review on September 24, 2017
Thanks Derek!! It was great to have you guys on the boat!!
Went fishing on August 24, 2017
My Family and I had an awesome time with Captain Bob, his boat was clean, and the fishing was great. First mate Reet was amazing, very helpful and professional. I would recommend this guided trip to anyone especially if you have kids. I had a three year and four year old on the boat along with my older nine year old, Captain Bob and Reet were both extremely kid friendly which made the 6 hour trip amazing!!
Fished August 2017Fished August 24, 2017Replied to this review on August 27, 2017
Thank you for fishing with us Danny! Your kids are awesome!!Danny Mauti recommends First Dawn Charters
Replied to this review on August 27, 2017
Thank you for fishing with us Danny! Your kids are awesome!!
Stoked to have Joe on board for the first trip of the year!! Our first season ended in a halibut and now starts with one! Happy New Years everyone! Read Full Report →
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