Dana Point Fishing

Top Dana Point Fishing Spots

  1. 14-MILE-BANK
    1/13/2018 10:28:01 PM - 14 Mile Bank, also known as Lasuen Bank,  is a popular area to troll for tuna, including Bonito and Bluefin Tuna. It is also a good spot to catch Yellowtails. Opah

  2. Veeh Reservoir
    4/14/2011 12:09:02 AM - Veeh Reservoir

  3. Lasuen Knoll
    9/23/2014 10:24:10 PM -  Lasuen Knoll 

  4. Bolsa Chica Reef 4
    4/18/2015 11:35:16 PM - Bolsa Chica Reef 4 Orange, California

  5. Walnut Canyon Reservoir
    4/14/2011 12:09:02 AM - Walnut Canyon Reservoir

  6. Horseshoe Kelp Beds
    11/13/2018 10:30:10 AM -

  7. New Saturnia
    5/3/2013 9:09:38 PM -

  8. #603 Sand Canyon Reservoir
    4/14/2011 12:09:00 AM - #603 Sand Canyon Reservoir 33.646492000 -117.796867000

  9. Carlsbad Canyon
    4/26/2017 1:07:18 AM -

  10. Stranger
    5/3/2013 9:10:48 PM -

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Dana Point Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Dana Point, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Queenfish

  2. Queenfish

    There is a 21.39% catch rate for Queenfish, based on 432 Queenfish counted.

  3. California Sheephead

  4. California Sheephead

    There is a 18.42% catch rate for California Sheephead, based on 372 California Sheephead counted.

  5. Striped Marlin

  6. Striped Marlin

    There is a 16.19% catch rate for Striped Marlin, based on 327 Striped Marlin counted.

  7. Kelp Bass

  8. Kelp Bass

    There is a 14.31% catch rate for Kelp Bass, based on 289 Kelp Bass counted.

  9. Giant Sea Bass

  10. Giant Sea Bass

    There is a 7.97% catch rate for Giant Sea Bass, based on 161 Giant Sea Bass counted.

  11. Cabezon

  12. Cabezon

    There is a 6.24% catch rate for Cabezon, based on 126 Cabezon counted.

  13. Lingcod

  14. Lingcod

    There is a 6.14% catch rate for Lingcod, based on 124 Lingcod counted.

  15. Bocaccio

  16. Bocaccio

    There is a 3.71% catch rate for Bocaccio, based on 75 Bocaccio counted.

  17. Green Sunfish

  18. Green Sunfish

    There is a 1.58% catch rate for Green Sunfish, based on 32 Green Sunfish counted.

  19. Bluegill

  20. Bluegill

    There is a 0.79% catch rate for Bluegill, based on 16 Bluegill counted.

Recommedations above based on 25 species of fish and 2020 fish counted for September around Dana Point.

To date, there are 55 species of fish and a total of 14712 fish counted for Dana Point and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 2/5/1889 (133 years).

Last Update: 9/22/2022 12:08:02 PM

Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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Top Dana Point Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. J D's Big Game Tackle

  2. Lucky Craft Lure Co

  3. All American Roller Guides

  4. Melton International Tackle
    Melton Tackle offers the finest in big game fishing tackle and accessories.

  5. Anglers Center
    Outfitting the serious Saltwater Angler since 1958. Inshore, Offshore, Long Range and traveling anglers find the right gear, clothing, and advice to make the best of their fishing opportunities. We support responsible science based fishery resource m

  6. Oceanside Pier Bait Store
    Oceanside Pier Bait Shop, located right on the Oceanside Pier in Southern California is now open with new ownership and a wide selection of supplies. Oceanside Pier Bait Store sells all the local gear and bait to supply a great day of fishing, and pr

  7. Angler's Tackle

  8. Ballyhood Saltwater Lures
    Ballyhood Top Gun Trolling Fishing Lures for offshore deep sea and sail boat fishing. Big Game Saltwater Lures, Rigs, Cedar Plugs and Hooks for Tuna, Wahoo, Dolphin, Dorado, Sharks, Marlin, Striped Bass, Swordfish and more. 29 TOURNAMENT WINS- over

  9. Mahi Tackle Sportfishing Supplies
    At Mahi Tackle, our goal is to advance the joy of fishing to every individual, one customer at a time.

  10. Blue Water Bait Systems

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Top Dana Point Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Davey's Locker Sportfishing
    Since 1965, Davey's Locker Sportfishing has provided recreational ocean activities to Southern California. Located in the historic Balboa Pavilion, Davey's Locker is widely known as the center of sportfishing activity.

  2. Bongos Sportfishing Charters
    Southern California's finest Six Pack Sportfishing charters service since 1985

  3. Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching

  4. Newport Landing Sportfishing
    Newport Landing Sportfishing has serviced Southern California since 1987. We have daily Sportfishing

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Top Dana Point Marinas

  1. Lake Elsinore Marina & RV Resort

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