Dana Wharf Sportfishing—Boardroom 2

Dana Wharf Sportfishing aims to provide a memorable fishing trip to both local anglers and visitors alike, while at the same time showing what makes the Orange Country coastline such a popular destination. Whether you plan on going on a trip with your friends, family, or business partners, the crew is there to tailor the experience to your individual needs.

Your boat will be the Boardroom II - a 23’ Parker that’s powered by a single 300 HP Yamaha engine. It’s got plenty of room for up to four prospective anglers to fish in comfort, as well as all the necessary safety and navigation gear needed for a safe and productive trip.

If you find yourself in this part of California, Dana Point is one of the best locations for you to fish out of. Mahi Mahi, Calico Bass, Halibut, Barracuda, and Rockfish are just some of the species you can expect to encounter nearshore. There’s also a lot of wildlife closer to the shoreline, including whales, dolphins, California sea lions, and harbor seals.

The price of a trip includes rods, reels, as well as terminal tackle and complimentary drinks and snacks. The crew will clean and fillet your catch once the trip is over so you don’t have to. Bring a valid fishing license and a pair of polarized sunglasses and you’re good to go and get yourself some fish.



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  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $575
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    $575
    A half day trip provides you with a great opportunity to get introduced to the fishery, see the sights, and have fun. Some of the species you are likely to encounter on the trip are Barracuda, Cod, Halibut, Rockfish, and more besides. Rods, reels, and terminal tackle are included in the price of the trip.
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About the Charter Operator

Dana Wharf Sportfishing
Dana Point, California, United States
Angler's Choice
40 Customer Reviews
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Member since January 2018
Dana Wharf Sportfishing has been operating on the coast of California for the past three decades. They've learned, through hard work, where the best spots are and what tricks the local fish fall for. They're keen to share that with their customers – while providing professional and courteous service. Dana Wharf Sportfishing aims to be the primary destination of any angler visiting this part of California.

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Targeted Species

Barracuda (Pacific) Barracuda (Pacific)
California Sheephead California Sheephead
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Halibut Halibut

Lingcod Lingcod
Rockfish Rockfish
Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)

Boat Specs

Parker 23 (Pilothouse) originally built in 2017. Powered by a 300HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
30 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 30 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 30 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
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
Mastercard
American Express

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Customer Reviews

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4.87
out of 5 stars from 17 reviews
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100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
88%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Jeremy L.
Corona, CA
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Am Trip with Captain Quinn

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on December 28, 2019
My parents were on their first visit to see my wife and I in California and we took them on an AM fishing trip on the Boardroom...
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Krum, TX
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Half Day Fishing Trip With Captain Quinn

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on July 12, 2020
Our fishing trip on the Boardroom 2 with Capitan Mike was a blast. He was very helpful and seemed eager to put us on the fish....
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Fishing with Corey

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on June 19, 2020
Captain of boat was amazing energetic about his duties and involvement also of our delight of catching fish will do it again...
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