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Dana Point Fishing



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 24.13% catch rate for Queenfish, based on 269 Queenfish counted.

    Dana Point Queenfish Counts Chart
    Queenfish

    ENLARGE DANA POINT QUEENFISH COUNTS CHART


  3. California Sheephead

  4. California Sheephead

    There is a 21.52% catch rate for California Sheephead, based on 240 California Sheephead counted.

    Dana Point California Sheephead Counts Chart
    California

    ENLARGE DANA POINT CALIFORNIA SHEEPHEAD COUNTS CHART


  5. Kelp Bass

  6. Kelp Bass

    There is a 20.18% catch rate for Kelp Bass, based on 225 Kelp Bass counted.

    Dana Point Kelp Bass Counts Chart
    Kelp

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  7. Giant Sea Bass

  8. Giant Sea Bass

    There is a 6.46% catch rate for Giant Sea Bass, based on 72 Giant Sea Bass counted.

    Dana Point Giant Sea Bass Counts Chart
    Giant

    ENLARGE DANA POINT GIANT SEA BASS COUNTS CHART


  9. Cabezon

  10. Cabezon

    There is a 4.84% catch rate for Cabezon, based on 54 Cabezon counted.

    Dana Point Cabezon Counts Chart
    Cabezon

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  11. Chub Mackerel

  12. Chub Mackerel

    There is a 3.95% catch rate for Chub Mackerel, based on 44 Chub Mackerel counted.

    Dana Point Chub Mackerel Counts Chart
    Chub

    ENLARGE DANA POINT CHUB MACKEREL COUNTS CHART


  13. Kelp Rockfish

  14. Kelp Rockfish

    There is a 3.68% catch rate for Kelp Rockfish, based on 41 Kelp Rockfish counted.

    Dana Point Kelp Rockfish Counts Chart
    Kelp

    ENLARGE DANA POINT KELP ROCKFISH COUNTS CHART


  15. Black Rockfish

  16. Black Rockfish

    There is a 3.05% catch rate for Black Rockfish, based on 34 Black Rockfish counted.

    Dana Point Black Rockfish Counts Chart
    Black

    ENLARGE DANA POINT BLACK ROCKFISH COUNTS CHART


  17. Bocaccio

  18. Bocaccio

    There is a 3.05% catch rate for Bocaccio, based on 34 Bocaccio counted.

    Dana Point Bocaccio Counts Chart
    Bocaccio

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  19. Lingcod

  20. Lingcod

    There is a 3.05% catch rate for Lingcod, based on 34 Lingcod counted.

    Dana Point Lingcod Counts Chart
    Lingcod

    ENLARGE DANA POINT LINGCOD COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 29 species of fish and 1115 fish counted for May around Dana Point.

To date, there are 64 species of fish and a total of 27118 fish counted for Dana Point and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 12/31/1894 (130 years).

Last Update: 5/18/2024 5:56:31 AM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
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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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Dana Point are the following:

  1. 14 MILE BANK
    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. Horseshoe Kelp Beds


  3. Lasuen Knoll
     Lasuen Knoll 


  4. Bolsa Chica Reef 4
    Bolsa Chica Reef 4 Orange, California


  5. New Saturnia


  6. Horseshoe Kelp


  7. Huntington Flats


  8. Carlsbad Canyon


  9. Stranger


  10. 267 Fathom Spot


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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.

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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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